The Weekly View: IIFA Awards, Tampa Fire Rescue Station #11, and More


The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, April 21, 2014

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn

This morning, Mayor Buckhorn, Tampa Fire Rescue Chief Tom Forward, Tampa City Councilmembers, and retired firefighters cut the ribbon on the new Tampa Fire Rescue Station #11.

"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.

"This week, Tampa welcomes the International Indian Film Academy Awards to the United States. Let's introduce them to authentic, unique Tampa - from historic Ybor City to our vibrant riverfront."

4/15: Tampa Tribune: CSX willing to discuss ‘Quiet Zone’
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman have asked CSX to look into establishing a 'quiet zone' through downtown and South Tampa so that train horns don't wake sleeping residents.

4/17: ABC Action News: City, school system announce Hillsborough Avenue safety improvements
Using funding from red light camera citations, Mayor Buckhorn announced that the City will post new signage as well as retime the lights along Hillsborough Avenue to make it easier for pedestrians to cross. Read more about the plans on
4/18: Tampa Bay Business Journal: 5 takeaways from lunch with the mayor
Check out this quick snapshot of some of the things currently on Mayor Buckhorn's mind.
4/18: Tampa Bay Times: Empty parking lot at center of Channelside deal
The empty parking lot sitting next to Channelside Plaza is owned by the Port of Tampa, and it's ripe for redevelopment.
4/20: Tampa Tribune: Buckhorn: The beginning of a new relationship
No one can tell Tampa's story to the world better than its residents. Let's share with our visitors and with the world why our community is the best place to live, work, and play.

Schedule Highlights
Tues, April 22, 11:30 a.m.
Bay Area Innovation Luncheon
Tues, April 22, 4:30 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting for Dick's Sporting Goods
Wed, April 23 - Sat. April 26
International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA)
Wed, April 23, Noon
Tampa Chamber's 2014 Women of Influence Luncheon
Wed, April 23, 7 p.m.
IIFA Stomp
Thurs, April 24, 8:30 a.m.
IIFA Global Business Forum
Thurs, April 24, 3 p.m.
IIFA Weekend Opening Press Conference
Thurs, April 24, 6 p.m.
IIFA Rocks
Fri, April 25, 7:30 a.m.
Brooks Debartolo Collegiate High School Breakfast
Fri, April 25, 6 p.m.
IIFA Magic of the Movies

Fri, April 25, 6:30 p.m.

H.B. Plant Museum Crescent Dinner

Sat, April 26, 7 a.m.
March for Babies Walk
Sat, April 26, 7:30 a.m.
Paint Your Heart Out
Sat, April 26, 10 a.m.
IIFA Global Corporate Awards
Sat, April 26, 11:30 a.m.
Asia Fest

Sat, April 26, 6 p.m.

IIFA Awards

Mon, April 28, 1:30 p.m.
Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority
Mon, April 28, 6 p.m.
George Edgecomb Bar Association 31st Annual Scholarship Banquet
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