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Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 PM,  CAPT – Civic Association Meeting  –   Port Tampa City Library, 4902 W. Commerce Street, 2nd floor Yeats meeting room.  Please plan to arrive early as the meeting needs to start promptly at 6:30 PM and end by 7:30 PM.  For more information on the neighborhood association, please click on the  Home tab and select from the drop-down menu CAPT and the Membership Application or leave a comment on this site.   Email: president@porttampa.org and find us on Facebook as Civic Association of Port Tampa-CAPT.   Meeting Dates – We look forward to seeing you at our 4th Wednesday of the month, 6:30 PM, meetings.  2017 meeting dates: Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, and Oct. 25, 2017.

Saturday, March 25,  Port Tampa Community Cleanup – Hosted by the Port Tampa City Woman’s Club.  Event starts at 9:00 AM with everyone meeting at Primal Empowerment, 6818 Manhattan Avenue.  Gloves, bags, and water will be provided.  Bring the family.

Saturday, April 22, Picnic Island Cleanup – CAPT, in partnership with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, will participate in the Great American Clean-up.  Registration at 8:30 AM in the Picnic Island south parking lot.  Sign up at www.keeptampabaybeautiful.org.

Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 PM, CAPT – Civic Association Meeting – Port Tampa City Library, 4902 W. Commerce Street, 2nd floor Yeats meeting room.

Friends of the Port Tampa City Library and the Tampa-Hillsborough County Library System sponsors programs for all ages. Pick up a copy of Programs & Events at the Port Tampa City Library or click on the Port Tampa City Library tab on this site.  Find us on Facebook:  Port Tampa City Library.

Books & More Sale  –  Great Bargains!   Fiction, kids’ books, large print books, romance & paranormal romance, paperbacks, children’s picture books & more! Proceeds fund children, adult and community programs.  Second floor Book Store, Port Tampa City Library, 4902 W. Commerce St.,  813.204.2670, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Wednesdays noon – 8:00 PM, closed Sundays, Mondays and national holidays.

Port Tampa Parks:

Spanish-American War Memorial Park Playground Dedication was held on May 9, 2015. Thanks to the perseverance of the  Port Tampa City Woman’s Club, irrigation improvements have been made, landscaping, and additional playground equipment has been installed.  The Club has plans for seating and shade in the new portion on Prescott Street.

Gazebo –  A shout-out to all the organizations that stepped up to the plate, donated materials and money, provided skilled laborers, and gave their time and resources to replace the 70-something Spanish-American War Memorial Park gazebo. Special thanks to the Rough Riders organization for taking charge of this project and to the Port Tampa City Woman’s Club for their perseverance in getting us a beautiful gazebo that was dedicated on December 14, 2013.

City of Tampa Contacts:  “List of Ways to Connect with the City of Tampa” can be found and printed from the link: www.tampagov.net/neighborhoods, click on “Helpful Numbers Rack Card (PDF)” and scroll down to page 2.

Alert Tampa –   The city’s official emergency alert system, to receive time sensitive notifications which will be sent directly to your email, cell phone, and in some cases, home phone.  Alert Tampa will provide you the official information you can use to keep your business, your home, and your family safe.  To sign up today, visit the website at https://www.tampagov.net/emergency-management/alert-tampa or call 813. 231.6184.

Non-Emergency  813.931.6130 – Tampa Police Department number for non-emergency calls.

City of Tampa customer service for neighborhood concerns: https://apps.tampagov.net/appl_customer_service_center/

Annual Neighborhood Clean Up/S.W.E.E.P –  Usually during the month of January for Port Tampa City.  For complete details:  http://www.tampagov.net/solid-waste/programs/sweep.

Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control Unit:  Tips to reduce mosquitoes or to report a mosquito concern, visit the Mosquito Control webpage at www.HillsboroughCounty.org/Mosquito or  call 813.272.5900.



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