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The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, March 31, 2014

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn
 Last week, Mayor Buckhorn delivered his third State of the City address in the Armature Works building in historic Tampa Heights. If you haven’t yet watched the video, please do so online at

"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.

"Last week's State of the City address was an opportunity for our community to come together, take stock in our achievements and our aspirations to be greater. The speech sets the tone for inclusiveness and connectivity for our year ahead."

3/26: Tampa Bay Business Journal: Four takeaways from Mayor Buckhorn’s State of the City address
The Tampa Bay Business Journal goes through four takeaways from Mayor Buckhorn’s State of the City speech, including focus on the Hillsborough River, developing international trade, better transit, and connecting our neighborhoods.

3/25: Tampa Bay Times: Buckhorn calls for Hillsborough transit referendum by fall 2016
In his speech, Mayor Buckhorn called for supporting Greenlight Pinellas as well as encouraging Hillsborough to support its own transit referendum.

3/25: Tampa Bay Times: Editorial: Buckhorn's ambitious agenda
The Times writes that Mayor Buckhorn set an ambitious agenda, casting a vision for where Tampa Bay should go as a region.

3/26: Tampa Tribune: Editorial: The mayor’s infectious enthusiasm
The Tribune writes that our mayor pursues his vision of economic opportunity with "singular energy, purpose, and enthusiasm,” and should be applauded for that effort.

3/26: Tampa Tribune: Otto: Buckhorn preaches city's future
Columnist Steve Otto writes that the Mayor had a "good day down by the river, converting a lot of new believers into his vision of his city of the near future."

Schedule Highlights
Tues, April 1, 9 a.m.
Proclamation for Mayor’s National Day of Service
Tues, April 1, 10 a.m.
Signing Ceremony between Port Tampa Bay and Puerto de Barranquilla Memorandum of Understanding
Wed, April 2, 11 a.m.
Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta
Wed, April 2, 5:30 p.m.
5th Annual "Walk in My Shoes" Preventing Child Abuse and Awareness Walk across Florida
Thurs, April 3, 9 a.m.
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board Meeting
Fri, April 4, 9 a.m.
Visit with Consul General Ariel Rodelas Penaranda of the Philippines
Sun, April 6, 10 a.m.
Kick-Off Bike Bash
Sun, April 6, 11 a.m.
Greetings at 17th Annual Festa Italiana
Sun, April 6, Noon
Proclamation for Tampa Bay Muslim Alliance
Mon, April 7, 8 a.m.
PBA 6th Annual Our Heroes’ Memorial Golf Tournament
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