Public Hearings for FY2012 Budget
There will be two public hearings for the FY2012 budget. The meetings will be on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 and Wednesday, September 21, 2011. Both meetings are set to begin at 5:01 p.m. and will be held in Council Chambers, located on the third floor of City Hall, 315 East Kennedy Boulevard.
District Extends Water Restrictions
The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board voted today to extend Phase I water shortage restrictions for the District’s entire 16-county area through Oct. 31, 2011, because the region’s water resources have not been replenished due to a delayed start in the summer rainy season. More...
International Dragon Boat Races
Opening ceremonies for the International Dragon Boat races start at 6:30 tonight (Tuesday, August 2) at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Come down to see participants from all nations, parade of flags, music and family fun along the Riverwalk.
The City of Tampa, Art Programs Division is seeking to commission its ninth Photographer Laureate. This project is open to fine art photographers, photo journalists, and documentary photographers. Artists should have experience in implementing their ideas within a specified budget and time frame, working in the public realm and working with public agencies. More...
Economic Competitiveness Committee
Mayor Bob Buckhorn has announced the formation of the Economic Competitiveness Committee. The 19 member group will be tasked with reviewing the City of Tampa’s permitting and regulatory processes to look for ways to improve the system. Buckhorn chose members that are actual customers, including developers, engineers, attorneys, and a neighborhood representative, that have utilized the City’s services. This allows members to draw on their personal experiences in trying to find ways to make procedures more efficient. More...
Call to Artists $2,000 in Cash plus Prizes - 2nd Annual Ybor Arts in the Park