Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman Administration Oral History Project

Title

Rick Smith

Interviewee

Rick A. Smith

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Interviewer

Kerstein, Robert J.; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; University of South Florida -- Tampa Library

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

2005-10-13

Publication Date

9-11-2007

Abstract

During the tenure of Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman (1986-1995), Rick Smith served as a management consultant. The interview begins with a discussion of Mr. Smith's education and the start of his work for the city of Tampa. Mr. Smith also discusses the Model Cities program, city ordinances, code enforcement, and the city roads vs. private roads issue. He also discusses public safety services, rescue response services, and the Tampa Police Department's extra-duty and off-duty work issues. The interview ends with Mr. Smith discussing the Freedman administration's historical legacy.

Keywords

City planning

Description

1 sound file (69 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file

Subject: topical

City planning

Subject: geographic

Tampa (Fla.)

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories, Online audio

Format

audio/mp3

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman administration oral history project

Identifier

F50-00016

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