Joseph Citro is an experienced leader who cares about all of Tampa. Joseph possesses the unique qualities that Tampa residents deserve in a City Council Member: capability, dependability, motivation, and compassion. He has served the citizens of Tampa in various positions during the past 16 years, including years spent on the Variance Review Board, on the Code Enforcement Board as a magistrate, and on the Civil Service Board.

Joseph has been an activist with the Ybor City Development Corporation and the West Tampa Chamber of Commerce for a long time and he cares deeply about this amazing city and will use this experience to guide Tampa’s future.

Joseph’s CITY PLAN to Put Tampa To Work includes four main components: Careers, Infrastructure, Transportation, & Youth Development. Learn more about the CITY PLAN here.

In Joseph’s long history of activity with various local organizations, he has watched these issues grow. In the last few years, he has analyzed these issues in detail and now knows what the solutions to these problems are. Joseph believes that now is the time for him to step up and to begin working on these issues from within the City Council. Together with all of you, the citizens of Tampa, we can have more careers, improve the infrastructure, have efficient public transportation and help young people find a future here. We can build this city with controlled and responsible growth and make it work better.



City of Tampa Public Service

Civil Service Board: 2001-2003; Board 2 years, Chair 1 year
Magistrate of the Code Enforcement Board: 2003 – 2012
Variance Board: 2012 – present
Charter Review Commission: 2017 – present

Community Involvement

Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC): 2013 – present; Chair of the Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Committee
West Tampa Chamber of Commerce: 2013 – present; Vice President
Rough Riders 1st U.S.V. Inc.: Co-Chair Roosevelt Elementary Assembly Committee
Rotary Club of Ybor City: 2008 – present; Past President
Tiger Bay Club of Tampa: 2007 – present; Past President
Meals on Wheels: 2010 – present
Ybor Museum Society Board of Trustees: 2011 – 2014; Past Chair
Gift of Life Florida Board of Trustees: 2016 – present