Mayor's Neighborhood University Dates & Curriculum

New and experienced leaders gain confidence and learn valuable skills as to how to use their voice to actively participate in effecting change. Participants experience a deeper sense of their own purpose as the next generation of leaders and a greater appreciation for the assets of their neighborhood.

The Mayors Neighborhood University is a valuable resource for residents who live within the City of Tampa: designed to build neighborhood leadership, enhance awareness of and access City services, and create ambassadors for the City.

Applications are being accepted now for the next session starting in August 2017!

QUALIFICATIONS:

ALL SESSIONS FOLLOW THIS SCHEDULED TIMELINE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED:
NOTE: Speakers, dates and/or locations are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances

  • 5pm to 6pm - Networking & Refreshments served
    •  Participants are encouraged to arrive no later than 5:30pm to be ready and prepared for each session
  • 6pm - session begins (promptly)
  • 8pm - session ends (promptly)

Interested in participating in a future class? APPLY NOW and your name will be placed on our wait list for consideration of the August 2017 session. For any questions, please contact Carla Lewis at (813) 274-8336 or e-mail MNU@tampagov.net.

2017 MAYORS NEIGHBORHOOD UNVERSITY CLASS VII SESSIONS: EFFECTIVE 2/4/17

Session I: Saturday, February 4, 2017 - (Mandatory) Neighborhood Bus Tour

Old City Hall, 315 East Kennedy Avenue (next door to the Tampa Municipal Offices Building/City Hall)

8am: Meet & Greet Networking Continental Breakfast within the Mascotte Room, Sister Cities Exhibit & Patio Area
9am: Depart from Old City Hall for Neighborhood Bus Tour
1130am - 12 Noon (approx.): Orientation & Lunch George Bartholomew Community Center in Sulphur Springs
1:30pm (approx.): Continue Neighborhood Bus Tour
5pm: Return to Old City Hall

Session II: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - MNU Kickoff w/Mayor Bob Buckhorn & Mayor’s Executive Team
Stetson University College of Law , 1700 North Tampa Street

Session III: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – Behind the Scenes with Revenue & Finance
(EXTENDED TIME: Optional Old City Hall Site Tour 430pm)
City of Tampa Council Chambers, 315 East Kennedy Boulevard, 3rd Floor

Session IV: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – Behind the Scenes with Neighborhood Empowerment
Seminole Garden Center, 5800 North Central Avenue

Session IV: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 – Behind the Scenes with Tampa Fire Rescue
(EXTENDED TIME: Refreshments/networking 430pm; Meet & photo w/Chief Forward 530pm; session begins 600pm; session ends 830pm)
City of Tampa Fire, Police and Safety Training Facility, 116 South 34th Street

Session VI: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – Behind the Scenes with Tampa Police Department
(EXTENDED TIME: Refreshments/networking 430pm; Meet & photo w/Chief Ward 530pm; session begins 600pm; session ends 830pm)
City of Tampa Fire, Police and Safety Training Facility, 116 South 34th Street

Session VII: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 – Behind the Scenes with Economic Opportunity
Tampa Preparatory School, 727 West Cass Street

Session VIII: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – Behind the Scenes with Public Works & Utilities
(EXTENDED TIME: Optional Solid Waste & Fleet Maintenance Site Tour 430pm)
City of Tampa Solid Waste & Environmental Programs & Fleet Maintenance, 4010 West Spruce Street

Session VIV: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – SPOTLIGHY TAMPA: Celebrating our City with Social Media & CTTV
Tampa Police Department Headquarters (Downtown Tampa), 411 North Franklin Street

Session X: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – SPECIAL SESSION: City of Tampa Department Montage
(EXTENDED TIME: Optional Rogers Park Golf Course & Clubhouse Site Tour 430pm)
Rogers Park Golf Course Clubhouse, 7910 North 30th Street

Session XI: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – Behind the Scenes with Parks & Recreation
Port Tampa Park Community Center, 4702 West McCoy Street

Session XII: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - Graduation Ceremony with Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Tampa Convention Center, 333 South Franklin Street
Refreshments will be ready by 5:00 p.m. for all evening sessions (unless otherwise noted). 
Please arrive no later than 5:30 p.m. Sessions start promptly at 6:00pm end promptly at 8:00 p.m (unless otherwise noted).

Speakers and dates are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

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