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Tampa Parks & Recreation

Nice little shout of for #SeminoleHeights by the City of Tampa Parks & Recreation! We love the Seminole Heights Garden Center!

Seminole Garden Center is our #HiddenGem Park of the Week! Quietly tucked into the Seminole Heights neighborhood, this gem is the perfect backdrop for weddings and receptions.

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South Seminole Heights Civic Association

Sharing this once again. Also Forever Beautiful Salon & Day Spa will donate 5% of all service sales from now until the Feb 28th to help with funding. Now more than ever is the perfect time to get ... See more

Check out this GoFundMe that is currently active to help raise the last little bit needed to get a new children's playground installed in Old Seminole Heights at Florida Ave and Sligh Ave. Let's show ... See more

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Click here to support *New Park* for Seminole Heights by Kristin Miller Burdette

Check out this GoFundMe that is currently active to help raise the last little bit needed to get a new children's playground installed in Old Seminole Heights at Florida Ave and Sligh Ave. Let's show ... See more

Over the last several months, the staff at the Wayne C. Papy Athletic Center in Seminole Heights has been working *very* hard raising funds (shout out to Brenda!) to get a beautiful, new playground ... See more

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Monthly SSHCA Executive Board Meeting

Monthly SSHCA Board Meeting to discuss neighborhood issues, projects being worked on, etc.

*SSHCA Board Meetings are the first Wednesday at 7pm in the Seminole Heights Library. Any residents or ... See more

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Neighbors! Please make sure you are picking up your dogs poop when walking them along Rivercrest Park and Haya Linear Park. We have noticed an uptick in the amount of dog poop along the paths and ... See more

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Hope everyone is having a great new year!

If I were to ask you one SSH's neighborhood improvement you'd like to see in the next two years what would it be?

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This morning SSHCA President Stephen Lytle and Delegate Steve Swiger met with representatives from both the City of Tampa Transportation Department and Florida Department of Transportation to address ... See more

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Great news! The SSHCA grant from Hillsborough County has been approved we are moving forward with the "Paint Your Intersection" Project! We will be painting the intersection of North Blvd and ... See more

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Representatives from the SSHCA will be meeting with the City of Tampa Government Transportation Department and the Florida Department of Transportation about safety concerns at the intersection of ... See more

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Congratulations to all of our winners of the holiday decorating contest and thank you again to all the local businesses who supported us by making donations! Here are the winners the judges chose ... See more

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South Seminole Heights Civic Association (SSHCA) Election Results!

Congratulations to the newly elected Executive Board of the South Seminole Heights Civic Association and thank you to all of our members who voted for the new leadership of our association. We look forward to the next two years of prosperity and positive change in South Seminole Heights!

President: Stephen Lytle
Vice President: Lesley Curry
Treasurer: Dawn Dayringer
Secretary: DeeDee Critchfield
Delegates at Large: Brian Curry, Gabrielle Ayala,and Steve Swiger

If anyone is interested in helping out in the neighborhood as a committee chair or member please feel free to reach out!

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South Seminole Heights’ Quarterly Newsletter

South Seminole Heights Civic Association would like to extend a hearty thank you to Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners and Hillsborough County Office of Neighborhood relations for awarding us a Neighborhood Mini-Grant for Fiscal Year 2016.  The Neighborhood Mini-Grant is to support activities that improve communities, strengthen neighborhood associations and encourage civic involvement. The grant was awarded to fund “The Banner” to be printed and delivered door-to-door in 2016.  This will allow us more time to sell ad space and help “The Banner” to become self-supporting. If you are interested in advertising, please feel free to contact us at southseminoleheightsca@gmail.com or message the SSHCA page on Facebook!

 

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2016 Meeting Agendas

2016 Meeting Minutes

SSHCA By-Laws

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The Crime Watch Committee, consisting of South Seminole Heights residents, reports and communicates issues with the intent of providing information quickly in order to reduce crime in our community. Our purpose is to increase awareness of suspicious and unlawful activities, share crime prevention best practices, facilitate communication between neighboring watch groups and police, and distribute alerts to our residents. To get involved, email Leslie Curry at southseminoleheightsca@gmail.com

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every other month. For next meeting date, please check our calendar. You can also join our Crime Watch Facebook group to stay informed about local crime activity.

Neighborhood Watch Signs

SSHCA Neighborhood Crime Watch Signs are now available for order!
Signs are $10.00

Current Board Members

President – Stephen Lytle
Vice President – Lesley Curry
Secretary – VACANT
Treasurer – Dawn Dayringer
Delegate at Large – Brian Curry
Delegate at Large – Gabrielle Ayala
Delegate at Large – Steve Swiger

 

Current Committee Chairs

Membership – Taking nominations for 2017 appointments
Peer to Peer – Taking nominations for 2017 appointments
Beautification – Taking nominations for 2017 appointments
Communications – Taking nominations for 2017 appointments
Crime Watch – Taking nominations for 2017 appointments
Land Use – JTaking nominations for 2017 appointments

If you’re interested in serving on a committee, please contact us!

Membership: This committee’s purpose is to increase awareness and membership in SSHCA. They maintain the current membership list and collect dues. They coordinate New Member/Resident Welcome Bags.

Peer to Peer: (Code Enforcement Issues) This committee serves as contact and coordinating body for code enforcement related matters. Their purpose is to encourage proper care and maintenance of commercial and residential properties.

Beautification: This committee’s purpose is to promote the improvement of the residential areas of the neighborhood, and facilitate enhancement of neighborhood parks and green-spaces; They also award Beautification Banners to homeowners who make significant improvements to their homes.

Communications: This committee is responsible for association communications. They publish and distribute the quarterly newsletter,  maintain this website and assure the timely distribution of information to members and interested parties.

Crime Watch: This committee’s purpose is to facilitate awareness of crime watch activities, oversee communication between existing watch groups and distribute alerts to the neighborhood. They are the Association’s liaison with Tampa Police.

Land Use: This committee’s purpose is to review all requests for zoning changes, reclassifications and other land development within the neighborhood. They work together with the other three Seminole Heights civic and business organizations through the Joint Land Use Committee, and represent the neighborhood position on matters to Tampa City Council.

Why Join SSHCA?

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As an active, involved member of the association, you have the opportunity to take part in the growth and development of your neighborhood. Your membership dues help fund community events, newsletters and neighborhood improvement projects. Members are also encouraged to attend membership meetings to stay informed and weigh in on important issues that impact our community.

All residents are welcome to attend SSHCA meetings and community events.

General membership meetings are held at 6:30pm on the third Wednesday of every Quarter –  January, April, July and October. Meeting dates and times will be posted on our events page. 

Membership Dues

Any person eighteen years of age or older or business enterprise interested in promoting the purpose of the SSHCA is eligible for membership. Individual membership is granted upon the annual payment of $12.00 for a one-member household and $20.00 for a two-member household. Our membership dues cycle runs October – September each year.

Voting privileges are limited to residents (owner/tenant) of South Seminole Heights and property owners (landlords) in South Seminole Heights. Business membership is granted upon the payment of $35.00 annual dues.

Ready to join SSHCA?

Select one of the options below:

 2017 Individual Membership – $12.00
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2017 Two-person Household Membership – $20.00
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2017 Business Membership – $35.00
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Email: southseminoleheightsca@gmail.com

Mailing address: P.O. Box 360371, Tampa, FL 33673-0371

SSHCA Social Media Policy
Our Official Facebook page and community discussion group are designed to be community builders and methods for residents to engage with each other and get news and information from SSHCA.

We encourage participation on these forums, however we expect our social media community members to treat each other with respect that neighbors deserve. Comments that are offensive according to commonly accepted communication standards are unacceptable. This includes, but is not limited to, inappropriate language, personal attacks, comments that are discriminatory in nature (actual or perceived), bullying, threats, and/or comments that contribute to a hostile online environment.

We reserve the right to delete posts/comments that are deemed inappropriate. And, if the behavior continues, we reserve the right to suspend or remove participants as needed. The severity of the action or repeated offenses will determine the disciplinary course selected. This determination will be made at the discretion of the SSHCA Board.

By accepting membership into the SSHCA Facebook group, or by commenting on the Official SSHCA Facebook page, you agree to abide by this communication policy.

We appreciate your cooperation.

SSHCA Executive Board