Mayors Minute

Mayors Minute for Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Oldsmar Disc Golf Course Ribbon Cutting
Great time attending the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Opening of the Oldsmar Disc Golf Course on Saturday, June 24th. The course is located at Sheffield Park, and features a FREE Beginners Clinic every Saturday at 9:30 am. 

We Mean Business
 Monthly visit by Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of  Commerce, City Manager and Myself.  In June, we visited with the Oldsmar Flea Market, AMC Woodlands Square 20, Growth Management Group and Da Burger Joint.  
Project Pop Drop
Thanks to everyone who donated to 'Project Pop Drop' - benefiting Oldsmar Cares.  Her are the final charitable results:  $660 cash, $360 Walmart Gift Cards, $700 Walmart Grant, $200 Toiletries, 1,000 lbs. of food and tons of clothes!  Thank you to Sharon Edwards for her passion in spearheading this annual effort.


Deputy of the Year
Ever Congratulations to Oldsmar's very own CPO - Deputy Cindy Kakalow - for receiving the Eastlake/Oldsmar Rotary Club's 'Deputy of the Year' Award.

Blood Drive
Reminder that the City Blood Drive will be on Thursday, July 20 from 12:15-3:00 pm at City Hall.  Donors will receive free health screenings and a official OneBlood Tervis Tumbler!

Oldsmar Represented at BMX Worlds
Oldsmar BMX and City Staff, in partnership with Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, will be hosting a vendor tent in Rock Hill, SC for the 2017 BMX World Championships in late July.   

City Spirit Award
Oldsmar was announced as one of only four City winners across the state for the Florida League of Cities 9th Annual Municipal Achievement Award.  Oldsmar won the 'City Spirit Award' for our 2016 Centennial Celebrations.  This coveted award will be presented informally to Oldsmar at the FLC Annual Conference; with a formal presentation at a City Council meeting in September.

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