PRESS RELEASE from City of Tampa

For more information contact:
Ali Glisson, Public Affairs Director

Mayor Bob Buckhorn to Host Town Hall Meetings on the Republican National Convention

Tampa, FL July 25, 2012 -  Mayor Bob Buckhorn will host three town hall meetings to answer questions and discuss the Republican National Convention’s impacts on residents and area businesses.

August 14, 2012 - The Florida Aquarium -- Taylor Great Room

701 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

August 15, 2012 - Stetson University -- Smith Court Room

1700 North Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

August 16, 2012 - Kate Jackson Community Center

821 S. Rome Ave.
Tampa, FL 33606
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

All meetings are free and open to the public.

Representatives from the Tampa Police Department, Hillsborough County Sherriff’s Office, Tampa Fire Rescue, Transportation and Parking Divisions, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management, and the Office of Special Events will be on hand to share with information and answer questions.

The City of Tampa will host the Republican National Convention from August 27, 2012 – August 30, 2012.

To find out more information about the Republican National Convention including road closures and possible detours, please visit