DOWNTOWN TAMPA
Committees

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Growth and Commerce

Goal: Renew job creation, investment, and retention.
The Downtown Growth and Commerce Committee seek to address actions and issues that impact the business climate in Downtown Tampa, with the mission “Grow Commerce by Increasing Consumer Demand. Committee members are engaged in interviews, surveys, presentations by local industry experts, project development and policy formation. Either as a committee of the whole or through sub-committees and various working groups, members of this committee work on the most relevant and timely issues impacting downtown’s business community. Main areas of focus include:

  • Retail Initiatives
  • Trade/Tourism (includes Tampa Convention Center and Port Tampa Bay)
  • Commercial Office
  • Arts / Entertainment
  • Housing Development

Committee meets the second Thursday of each month, 8:30am – 10am, please contact for location.
Staff contact: Angela Ruth- aruth@tampasdowntown.com

 

Transportation

Goal: Provide effective, safe, reliable transportation options to and within downtown.
The Downtown Transportation Committee examines transportation-related issues and projects affecting downtown’s workforce, residents and visitors. The group advocates for effective, safe, and reliable multi-modal transportation options to and within downtown. This advisory group meets monthly and serves as a forum for an industry/agency information exchange and to discuss relevant projects and initiatives.

  • Multi-Modal Transportation Options
  • Streetcar/Connector
  • Parking Taskforce
  • Special Event Coordination
  • Industry/Agency Information Exchange

Committee meets the second Friday of each month, 8:30am – 10am, please contact for location.
Staff Contact: Karen Kress, AICP, LCI- kkress@tampasdowntown.com

 

Urban Design

Goal: Direct effective, efficient, aesthetic regulatory/policy formation for sustainable urban growth.
The Downtown Urban Design Committee advocates for effective, efficient and aesthetic regulatory/policy formation for sustainable urban growth. This group facilitates and coordinates the creation of implementation actions of the “Invision – Tampa Center City Plan”. Representing a broad base of public and private interests, committee members review conditions, industry best practices, funding sources and studies in order to address issues that impact Downtown’s future success and livability.

Public Policy/Regulations
Tactical Urbanism

Committee meets the first Tuesday of every other month, 9am – 10am, please contact for location.
Staff contact: Karen Kress, AICP, LCI- kkress@tampasdowntown.com

 

Special Interest Groups

The Tampa Downtown Partnership also has a variety of Special Interests Groups that meet throughout the year. If you are interested in joining the discussion please feel free to contact us.

Commercial Real Estate Brokers Roundtable
Churches Roundtable
Downtown Merchants
Hotel General Managers
Property Managers Roundtable

 

Special Service District Advisory Committee

Goal: To share information, advise and consult with the Partnership on matters concerning the Special Services District and its programs.

District stakeholders collaborate with the Partnership on implementation and performance of the services provided as outlined in the Agreement between the City of Tampa and the Partnership.  The committee is by invitation and comprised of property and business owners, residents, cultural and tourist attractions, restaurants, hotels, and more.

Committee meets the third Wednesday of each month at 9am – 10am.

Contact: Lynda Remnd, SHRM-CP, Directors of Operations

 

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