The City of Temple Terrace Police Department Joins National ABLE Project
(September 21, 2020 – Temple Terrace, FL) The City of Temple Terrace Police Department has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, Georgetown University Law Center’s national training and support initiative for U.S. law enforcement agencies committed to building a culture of peer intervention that prevents harm...
Police Investigating a Stabbing
(TEMPLE TERRACE, FL – 08/27/2020) – On August 27, 2020, at 7:13 a.m., the Temple Terrace Police Department received a report of a Domestic Disturbance at 11407 N. 52nd St. The caller advised that her 27-year-old brother was beating their father...
Police Accreditation Team Invites Public Comment
(TEMPLE TERRACE, FL 6/23/2020) - The Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will be beginning a remote assessment of the Temple Terrace Police Department on Tuesday, July 28, performing a three-day examination of all aspects of the department’s policies, procedures, management, operations and support services...
Recycling to Resume in the City
(June 19, 2020, Temple Terrace, FL) – Following a suspension of collection due to cautions surrounding COVID-19, the City will debut a new look to its complimentary recycling program for residents beginning the week of June 29. Download an informational flyer here.
City Council Member Cheri Donohue and former Mayor Mel Jurado honored with Home Rule Hero Awards
(May 22, 2020, Temple Terrace, FL) – The Florida League of Cities (FLC) recently recognized City Council Member Cheri Donohue and former Mayor Mel Jurado with 2020 Home Rule Hero Awards. The women were among the more than 100 municipal officials statewide who earned the prestigious award for their tireless efforts to advance the League’s legislative agenda and help protect the Home Rule powers of Florida’s cities during the 2020 legislative session.
Temple Terrace City Council to hold regular meeting on April 7
Public Comment to be accepted via email, several remote options
(Temple Terrace, FL – April 3, 2020) Due to the need for social distancing and other precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Temple Terrace City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 7 is closed to the public. Admittance to the City Hall Council Chambers will be limited to only those who are deemed essential and have been notified in advance. Numerous measures have, however, been taken to ensure that public participation, which will be restricted to agenda items only, can occur. All public meeting agendas are posted at templeterrace.com/Archive.
Operation Dry Streets Focuses on Roadway Safety
(Temple Terrace, FL – March 11, 2020) The Temple Terrace Police Department (TTPD) along with the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA), Florida Police Chiefs Association (FCPA) and the Florida Highway Patrol will conduct Operation Dry Streets this weekend, a joint statewide initiative that focuses on keeping the roads safe this weekend. As part of this effort, TTPD will host a saturation patrol targeting impaired drivers in conjunction with other local law enforcement agencies and support from Mothers Against Drunk Driving, on Friday, March 13 from 9 p.m. until Saturday, March 14 at 3 a.m.
Police Accreditation Team Invites Public Comment
(Temple Terrace, Florida, February 26, 2020) - The Temple Terrace Police Department is proud to announce that assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive at the department on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, to begin a three-day examination of all aspects of the department’s policies, procedures, management, operations, and support services...
Groundbreaking set for Waverly Terrace
(Temple Terrace, Florida, February 21, 2020) – City of Temple Terrace elected officials, local dignitaries, City staff and residents will join the Richman Group Development Corp. at a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the start of construction on Waverly Terrace, a luxury apartment community located at 8901 Bertha Palmer Blvd. (formerly Main St.), in Temple Terrace. The complex is the first of several projects that will breathe new life into the City’s redevelopment area over the next 24 to 36 months. The groundbreaking will be held at the site on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 12:30 p.m...
5th Annual Farm Night BBQ to Benefit City and Focus Academy
(Temple Terrace, Florida, February 11, 2020) – Farm Night BBQ returns for its fifth year in Temple Terrace on Friday, February 21, from 6-10 p.m., and promises to be an even bigger foot stompin’, belly rubbing celebration of community than ever before. Hosted by M&B Products, a Temple Terrace based-dairy located at 8601 Harney Road, the 2020 event serves as a fundraiser with the profits split between the City’s Leisure Services Department, which encompasses the Parks and Recreation division and the Library, and Focus Academy, a local charter school for students with special needs. Advance tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children under 18 (preschoolers are free), and can be purchased at Temple Terrace City Hall, the Family Recreation Complex, the Uptown Chamber of Commerce office or online at tinyurl.com/2020FarmNiteBBQ. VIP tickets also are available...
Temple Terrace to be transformed into a Winter Wonderland
(Temple Terrace, Florida, November 25, 2019) – Snow is in the forecast for Temple Terrace on Saturday, Dec. 7 during the City’s Winter Wonderland event! The City of Temple Terrace Leisure Services Department once again will host this annual community holiday gathering from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in Woodmont Park, 407 Woodmont Avenue, Temple Terrace, and the first fairway of the Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club. The festivities will include a lighted golf cart parade, a tree lighting and caroling with First Baptist Church of Temple Terrace...