Planning Commission was awarded a 2016-2017 Planning Technical Assistance through the Department of Economic Development, to review the City of Tampa’s Comprehensive Plan related to “Health in All Policies” (HiAP) with a focus on food access in the Terrace Park|University Square community. HiAP is a collaborative approach to improving the health of all people by incorporating health considerations into decision-making across sectors and policy areas. The Planning Commission is leading the project in partnership with the Florida Department of Health – Hillsborough County, Office of Health Equity and the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization. The goal of the project is to:
(1) Identify existing health related goals in the current City of Tampa Comprehensive Plan, focusing on food access initiatives examples from other places
(2) Engage the community in discussion of Comprehensive Plan direction for HiAP initiatives addressing suburban and urban scale healthy, affordable food access, and building community capacity to implement desired outcomes
(3) Discuss the need and location of a potential community garden site in the study area
Health in All Policies: Food Access & Community Gardens – draft report
Policy Review for City Of Tampa Image 2040
Census Data Based on Study Area
For more information contact Pedro Parra at firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-273-3774 x356.