You Ready Tampa Bay?
TampaGov has a section that can provide Tampa’s
citizens and businesses with tools that can assist
them before, during and following emergencies of
almost any type. "Are
You Ready Tampa Bay" is an initiative allowing
residents to be better prepared for disasters by
putting together a "Go Bag" or a "Disaster Supply
Kit" and develop a "Household Disaster Plan." TampaGov also features tools
that allow citizens to
evacuation zones or read about
emergency announcements from the City.
out more about the
2008 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo scheduled for May 31,
at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI).
Learn about the importance of knowing evacuation zones and making an effective plan in the
event of a hurricane. Join the City of Tampa and
Hillsborough County at this family-friendly event,
multi-cultural event featuring vendors, live
entertainment, educational seminars, and giveaways.
A Media Resource
The Online NewsCenter is a central repository for
news and information about the City of Tampa. Media
professionals can explore this section to obtain public records
request requirements, city statistics, key media
contacts, news conference videos and view other
Traffic Advisory Map
Tired of sitting in traffic? The Traffic Advisory
Map can give you the locations of the latest
traffic-related incidents and aid you in your daily
commute. From hit and run cases to street
obstructions, vehicle crashes, and traffic light
outages, the traffic advisory facility monitors
Tampa Police responses to traffic-related activities
in the City.
Boards and Commissions
Advisory groups play an essential role in city
government. Advisory group members consist of
Mayoral and City Council appointees, elected
officials, or Governor appointees. Each group is
established to secure the participation of City of
Tampa residents to promote good government and the
effective and efficient delivery of services.
Utility Capital Improvement Projects
The City of Tampa is continuing to invest in
neighborhoods through important pipeline
improvement programs, collectively known as the
Utility Capital Improvement Projects (UCAP). UCAP is
currently comprised of four water pipeline
replacement projects, one wastewater replacement
project, and one new water pipeline project.
Customer Service Center
Customer Service Center
(CSC) allows you to report non-emergency concerns,
ask a question or request city services. City staff
will receive and respond to your request via the
Internet. This service also allows you to track your
request as it progresses through city government.
Asia Fest 2008
This event is a celebration of "National Asian Pacific
American Heritage Month," which has been held in downtown
Tampa since 1982. Asia Fest aims to share Asian culture with
the public and promote the bond of friendship and better
understanding between the East and the West. The event is on
May 3 at the
St. Pete Times Forum and is free to the public.
Town Hall Meeting
Mayor Pam Iorio will host her second town hall meeting
of 2008 on Tuesday, May 6. The meeting will be held at
Westshore Elementary School in the media center, located at
7710 South Westshore Boulevard from 6 to 8 p.m. All town
hall meetings are free and open to the public and are
organized to make city government more accessible to Tampa’s
Events this Month
Whether you are interested in a Parks and Recreation
special event, an exhibition at the Tampa Museum of
Art or a public meeting, check out
this month's calendar.