The Weekly View: Trade Mission to Brazil, New Housing Manager, and More


 

The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, November 04, 2013

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn attended a graduation for Tampa Fire Rescue’s newest recruits and looks on with admiration.
     
     

"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.

"In cities throughout Florida including Tampa, not only do our unemployment rates continue to drop, but more people are choosing to live and work here. In spite of what happens too often in D.C. and Tallahassee, mayors continue to get the job done -- growing our economies, balancing our budgets, and creating jobs."

10/28: ABC Action News: Tampa leaders return from Brazilian trip, foresee Brazilian investments
Tampa area businesses returned from Brazil with new contracts and prospects for new business with Brazilian companies. It was a successful mission that will yield results.

10/28: Tampa Bay Times: Tampa Bay leaders tout economic potential of mission to Brazil
Mayor Buckhorn and other leaders who joined him on the trade and businesses development mission to Brazil discussed the potential economic benefits of the trip. The new Copa Airlines non-stop flights from Tampa to Panama will open our area up to Brazil in new ways once the flights start in December.

10/29: Tampa Tribune: O’Neill: East Tampa scores with green projects
Columnist Joe O'Neill writes about the new park and trail coming to Osborne Pond in East Tampa, but that’s only one of the many new parks that are in progress within the City of Tampa. Water Works Park and a new park on the north end of the Channel District are also moving forward.
     
10/30: Tampa Tribune: New Tampa housing chief has ‘tremendous task’ ahead

The City of Tampa’s new housing manager, Vanessa McCleary, started last week. Mayor Buckhorn has tasked her to work with private entities and banks to help expand the City’s housing program.

 

 
Schedule Highlights
Tues, Nov 5, 10 a.m.
Metropolitan Ministries Miracle Place Grand Opening
Wed, Nov 6, 11 a.m.
Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta
Thurs, Nov 7, 9 a.m.
Hillsborough Aviation Authority Board Meeting
Thurs, Nov 7, 3 p.m.
Hillsborough County Tourist Development Council Meeting
Thurs, Nov 7, 5:30 p.m.
JFK in Tampa: The 50th Anniversary Debut
Thurs, Nov 7, 6:30 p.m.
Present Awards at Tampa Police Department Chief’s Appreciation Night
Fri, Nov 8, 8 a.m.
Welcome Remarks at National Council of La Raza Conference
Sat, Nov 9, 11 a.m.
2013 Flavor of West Tampa
Mon, Nov 11
Veteran’s Day -- City of Tampa Offices Closed
Mon, Nov 11, 10 a.m
Home Dedication and Ribbon Cutting for Military Hero Richard Clark-Bartlett
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