The Internal Audit Department released its Parks & Recreation Special Events Audit 16-14

11/16/16
The Parks and Recreation Department has a Special Events Office (SEO) to serve the community and to guide event planners through the special event permitting procedure. All reservations for special events, such as festivals, runs / walks, parades, block parties, and citywide holiday celebrations that take place on public property are initiated through SEO.
To facilitate a successful event, SEO has a “one-stop” process in which it coordinates with all City of Tampa departments that may be impacted by the event. The coordination includes pre-event meetings with the applicant / promoter, which allow departments to obtain a better understanding of the event and if required, request additional comments from the applicant / promoter. As a result, SEO is the primary contact for an applicant / promoter unless services are required from the Police or Fire departments – who schedule their personnel as well as collect their fees directly.

The report in its entirety can be viewed on tampagov.net
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