October 2009 TampaGov News

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Halloween Happenings in the Parks

It's scary how many ghoulishly great Halloween events there are in the parks this year. You'll be bewitched by your options.


Your Tax Dollars at Work

On August 6, Mayor Iorio presented the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget to City Council and it was approved by City Council on September 23, 2009.  

There are transcripts of all the City Council meetings. From the Budget Department’s website you can view the Operating and Capital Budget and the Citizen’s Budget Report, as well as Requests for Proposals, and Grant Information.

Guavaween 2009 Information

10/30/09 - Ybor City

CTTV Live Webcast

CTTV is being webcast around the clock on the Internet. The same programming broadcast over the city municipal channel, CTTV, is simultaneously streamed on line. This makes the channel available via the Internet to anyone in the world with access to a computer.

Start the CTTV Live Webcast

Help Promote a Better Understanding of Water and You May Receive $100 Just by Participating

The City of Tampa Water Department requests your help in an important research project designed to advance understanding of issues affecting public acceptance of water reuse and desalination. More...



Exciting Happenings
at the Downtown Riverfront

  • The Sail Pavilion is now open Tuesday through Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center. Please see the flyer for more information and hours of operation. Bring your friends and enjoy a Zweigle's hot dog, an ice cold beverage and the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk.
  • Recently, Mayor Iorio dedicated the cenotaph and the public art project Ceremonial Space at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park on the Riverwalk.



Recovery LogoRecovery Update

Tampa Fire Rescue Receives Grant for New Cross Creek Fire Station

You may check the status of this and other American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) grant and loan opportunities applied for by the City of Tampa online.


Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Locator Map

The Capital Improvement Project (CIP) locator map shows projects that were recommended to City Council on 8/6/2009 and can be displayed by City Map, by Project Title, or by Department. On the right side of the page, you can find lists of projects that are not mapped due to undetermined locations or various locations and on the left side you can zoom in or out using the Google tool. Clicking one of the pins on the map brings up an informational bubble with location, directions, and information. By clicking the Project Name, details of the project are presented.



Hiking and Canoe signsLooking to Get Out
and Get Some Exercise?

The Tampagov.net site has many information resources to help you plan your outing.

Trail Guide - Tampa currently has 64 miles of trails. Our trail guide brochure has descriptions of 14 different hiking and biking trails throughout the City. The guide even tells you how to get there using HART (Hillsborough Area Regional Transit).
Canoe Launches - For those who would rather be out on the water we have a page that lists the 13 canoe launches that we maintain.
Projects Under Development - If you are interested in whether or not a new trail will open up near you, then check out our projects under development.



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