June 2010 TampaGov News

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Hurricane Season Preparations

Hurricane season is upon us. Are you ready? The TampaGov website provides several resources to help with your hurricane preparations. Be prepared this season.

Tampa's 2009 Water Quality Report is Now Available

The results are in. When you turn on the faucet in Tampa you are getting some of the best water in the state, thanks to the Tampa Water Department.

Annually, the Tampa Water Department produces and distributes a Water Quality Report for analyses performed on its water in the previous calendar year. The report contains information on Tampa's water sources, how the water is treated, how the water is tested, specific test results for any compounds detected in Tampa's water and other helpful information. More...


Foreclosure Prevention Assistance

We are all feeling the impact of our national economy and the City of Tampa is facing tight economic times along with other cities throughout Florida. Many of our neighbors have lost their jobs and making monthly mortgage payments has become increasingly difficult. The Federal Government recently unveiled programs that are aimed directly at homeowners who may be assisted by either a mortgage modification or refinancing. More... 

Anonymous Arson Tips

Use this service to report anonymous (arson) tips to the Fire Marshal. Rewards of up to $2,500 or more are available for information leading to the identification of persons involved in arson fires. Report...

"Mayor's Book Talk" Welcomes William Reece Smith, Jr.

Mayor Iorio’s guest on the June episode of “Mayor’s Book Talk” will be William Reece Smith, Jr., Chair Emeritus of Carlton Fields law firm and the subject of the legal biography, A Consummate Lawyer, by Michael Swygert. More...




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New Collection Days for Solid Waste Start June 7New Collection Days for Solid Waste Start June 7

Beginning Monday, June 7, 2010, the City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management will have new days for residential collection services.

Learn more about the new schedule for residential services (PDF) including household garbage, household recycling, and yard waste recycling.


Reporting Code Enforcement Violations

Is your neighborhood blighted by any of the following?

  • Abandoned or inoperative vehicle
  • Accumulated junk, trash or debris
  • Graffiti
  • Illegal Signs
  • Overgrown Lot or Yard

All of these code violations can be reported online. Report...

Reduced Park Fee Application

New fees are now in effect for our Summer Program. We want every child to have an opportunity to participate in our recreation programs and are offering families a multi-child discount. Further discounts are available based on income. Download the Application for Reduced Fees Packet (PDF).

Changing the Business of Governement

On February 22, 2010, Mayor Pam Iorio shared highlights of the Efficiency and Effectiveness Task Force (EETF) program with City Council members that have resulted in a net impact of more than $16 million dollars to date. These efforts, which are taking place in all of our departments, are a direct result of our employees commitment to public service.




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