The Weekly View: 2013 State of the City, job growth, and more.

The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, April 1, 2013

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn delivered his 2013 State of the City Address last week. You can watch the speech on YouTube.

"From the Desk of Mayor Buckhorn" is designed to give citizens greater insight into the Mayor's Office. Every week, Mayor Buckhorn will offer a snippet of what he's currently working on.

"Now is the time to think big - to dream big. Our dreams, our opportunities are only limited by boundaries of our expectations. Tampa's future is not going to be decided for us. It will be decided by us. "

3/29/13 Tampa Bay Times: Florida unemployment drops; Tampa Bay leads state in job growth
 With 33,000 jobs added since February 2012, Tampa Bay's year-over-year job growth bested every metro area in the state.

3/28/13 Tampa Tribune Editorial: Historic Tampa buildings open for business
 Mayor Buckhorn’s delivered his State of the City address in the historic Kress building, highlighting the theme that Tampa’s future can be found in its past.

3/27/13 Tampa Bay Times: Central Court Apartments to undergo $2.5 million in renovations
 Apartments will be upgraded, and added security measures will be put in place.

3/26/13 Tampa Bay Times: Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn calls for rail, criticizes Tallahassee's obstruction
 Mobility options are key to Tampa’s growth, said Mayor Buckhorn.

3/26/13 ABC Action News: Mayor Bob Buckhorn details his success and hopes for Tampa in annual State of the City address
 Despite challenges, Mayor Buckhorn presented an ambitious vision.

Schedule Highlights
Wed April 3, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta
Thur April 4, 9 a.m.
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board Meeting
Thur April 4, 4:30 p.m.
Press Corporate Interiors Grand Opening Celebration
Fri April 5, 12 p.m.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity-Pi Iota Tampa Alumni 7th District Meeting
Fri April 5, 7:25 p.m.
Dedication Ceremony at the University of Tampa Naimoli Family Athletic & Intramural Complex
Fri April 5, 8 p.m.
University of Tampa v Rollins Inaugural Lacrosse Game
Sun April 7, 11 a.m.
Festa Italiana 16th Annual Celebration
Sun April 7, 12:45 p.m.
Spring First Pitch at the USF v Pittsburg Softball Game
Mon April 8, 6 p.m.
Tampa Downtown Partnership Urban Excellence Awards
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