Monday, October 20th, 2014

Promise Broken rulings on the Buck-O-Meter

Create incentives for high-tech industries

"The first year ... his administration will create incentive packages to target high tech industries identified by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation (EDC)."

Offer an ordinance in his first week to eliminate panhandling on major roadways

"Bob will craft an ordinance in his first week that eliminates panhandling on major arterial and collector streets in Tampa."

Establish accountability standards for infrastructure upkeep and repair

"As mayor, Bob Buckhorn will establish Accountability Standards for each of the city’s departments and their functions, from filling potholes to clearing storm water ditches. The city will know what the city’s pressing problems are and how long it should take to fix them. The mayor and city employees will stand accountable to city residents if the timetables established for resolving these issues are not complied with. As a first step in this process, Bob Buckhorn will complete a full city-wide Infrastructure Assessment to identify our neighborhoods’ needs and begin to address them."