The City of Tampa has tapped LEAP Tampa Bay to join other businesses and non-profits as part of Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa’s new Resilient Tampa roadmap – the city’s first resilience roadmap. Led by Tampa’s first Sustainability & Resilience Officer, Whit Remer, and with support from the non-profit Resilient Cities Catalyst, Resilient Tampa introduces 58 bold initiatives aimed at better preparing Tampa for the known and unknown shocks and stresses facing the city, including climate risks and economic and social inequities.
Announced on May 28, 2021, Resilient Tampa, was created despite the COVID-19 pandemic and builds upon the city’s assets and strengths to address the most urgent shocks and stresses facing Tampa. An overview of the key areas and major initiatives of Resilient Tampa are listed below. The work of LEAP falls under the “Opportunities for all Tampanians” and ensuring all have an opportunity to go to college and/or finish their degree or technical certification.
- Opportunities for all Tampanians
- Thriving Neighborhoods
- Climate-ready Infrastructure
- Growing and Connected City
For more information on the new Resilient Tampa road map, and to see the full report: https://www.tampa.gov/green-tampa/resilience and LEAP’s partnership is found on page 27.