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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Hillsborough County Sandbag Sites Open through Thursday

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2016) - Starting at noon today, Hillsborough County is making sandbag materials available to the public at all three County Public Works Service Units.

Sandbags will be available at these units from noon to 4 p.m. toda...
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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours - Sept. 15

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 26, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner, District 6, Countywide, is hosting office hours in the community one day every month in locations around the county. These events provide residents the opportuni...

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Hillsborough Commissioners Seek Applications for Citizen Boards and Councils

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioners are seeking residents to serve on several County citizen advisory boards and councils. Residents interested in seeking appointment must reside in and be registered voters in Hil...

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Hillsborough County Offices and Facilities to Close for Labor Day

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2016) - Most Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.

Closed facilities include the administrative offices of County government, all libraries, recreation c...

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Commissioner Sandy Murman Hosts Morning Coffee on Thursday, September 1

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 26, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra L. Murman, District 1, will host a casual "Coffee with the Commissioner" meet and greet event at the McDonald's restaurant on 1905 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa from 8:...

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Applications now being accepted at Hillsborough County Head Start Program

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 25, 2016) - Head Start is enrolling children ages 3 or 4. The program can accommodate students residing throughout Hillsborough County, including those in the vicinity of:

  • Robles Park, 3814 N. Central Ave. in Tampa
  • West ...
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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Public Information Meeting - Aug. 31 to Discuss Design of New Veterans Resource Center

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 25, 2016) - Hillsborough County will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 31, to discuss a project to build a new Veterans Resource Center at Veterans Memorial Park. The meeting is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. at the Brandon ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Hillsborough County Mosquito Control Spraying By Air the Evening of August 18 in Apollo Beach

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 17, 2016) - Hillsborough County Mosquito Control will treat areas of Apollo Beach, Thursday, August 18 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. by air. The pesticide Dibrom will be used to control adult mosquitoes on roughly 10,000 acr...

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Board of County Commissioners Approves Community-Law Enforcement Workshops

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 17, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) today approved funding to organize seven local Community-Law Enforcement Workshops (CLEW) aimed at improving and maintaining good relation...

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Commissioner Sandy Murman's County Job Fair

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 17, 2016) -  Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman, in association with CareerSource Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Community College, will be hosting a County Job Fair on Friday, October 7th, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Rehabilitated bobcat successfully released at Upper Tampa Bay Regional Park

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2016) - A male bobcat named Kitchi has found a home in Upper Tampa Bay Regional Park, completing a long recovery that began when an underweight, dehydrated bobcat kitten was discovered in a Hillsborough County field las...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Opinions Sought on Hillsborough County Parks

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2016) - The hundreds of thousands of TRIM notices that will arrive in the mailboxes of property owners in coming days will contain more than just information on how much their house and property are worth.

The not...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

So You Think You Can Play Dominoes?

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 11, 2016) - They play at kitchen tables after the dishes have been cleared, at cafés while sipping cups of Cuban coffee, at local senior centers with friends they';ve been playing with for decades.

The game: Dominoes.

The...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

2016 Senior Games Proves Sports Has No Age Limit

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2016) - The septuagenarians will be swimming. The octogenarians will be cycling. And the nonagenarians will - once again - be powerlifting.

Welcome to Hillsborough County's Senior Games, which this year celebrates its ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours - Aug 25

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 9, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner, District 6, Countywide, is hosting office hours in the community one day every month in locations around the county. These events provide residents the opportunit...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Paralympic Sport Tampa Bay Wins Big at Nationals

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 9, 2016) - Paralympic Sport Tampa Bay, a program of Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation, set 14 National Records at the 2016 National Junior Disability Championships. Team members returned home with 60 medals, i...
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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Community Invited to Aug. 17 Presentation on the Future of the Little Manatee South Area

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2016) - Hillsborough County will hold a public information meeting on Aug. 17 to discuss a report outlining initial findings and recommendations for planning for the future of the Little Manatee South area. The meeting w...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Commissioner Stacy White Hosts Community Office Hours in Plant City on Wednesday, August 31

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 8, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Stacy R. White, District 4, will host community office hours from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Bruton Memorial Library in Plant City, to hear from residents without them havi...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Hillsborough County Commissioners to Hold Community Transportation Plan Public Workshop

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 8, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public workshop on the proposed TIF Transportation Plan Ordinance on August 10. Public comment will be taken by the Board at this workshop.

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Hillsborough County Sandbag Sites Open on Monday

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 8, 2016) - The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rainfall in the Tampa Bay area on Monday, August 8, associated with a developing low pressure system.

Sandbags

Sandbag materials will be available on Monday from 8...

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Take Control of Your Money with Free, One-On-One Financial Guidance

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2016) - Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one financial guidance on basic personal finance topics from Florida Master Money Mentors.

Mentors meet at a community location at a time that fits an indi...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Gasparilla International Film Festival and Gasparilla Music Festival

Contacts:

Monica Varner
Elan Event Studio
Big City Events
Phone: (813) 870-2255

Steve McGlocklin
Legislative Aide to Commissioner Ken Hagan
District 5
Phone: (813) 272-5725

TAMPA, Fla. (August 3rd, 2016) -The Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla Internatio...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

We Like Big Mutts and We Cannot Lie! August First Saturday Celebration Promotes Large Dog Adoptions

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 1, 2016) - Find your furry friend and show some extra love for big mutts at the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center on August 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thanks to a $10,000 Big Dog Adoption grant from the Best Friends A...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Public Meeting Explores Tanglewood Drainage Improvements

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 1, 2016) - Residents can learn about a proposed project to address stormwater drainage issues on and around Tanglewood Lane in Town 'N Country during a public information meeting on Thursday, August 18. Hosted by Hil...

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

August Brings Back-to-School Events and More at Libraries

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 29, 2016) - Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining, and informative free programs for the entire family this August. For a comprehensive look at library programming, visit hcpl...Read On...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Dominoes, Dancing on Tap for Active Older Adults in August

Annual Domino Tournament - Preliminary Rounds Registration

Registration for this much-anticipated annual event is Aug. 1 through Aug. 19. Preliminary tournaments of Double-six and Double-nine Dominoes will be held in 15 locations in Hillsborough County dur...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center Receives National Awards for Advancing Animal Welfare

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 20, 2016) - Today, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners recognized the County's Pet Resource Center and Director Scott Trebatoski for receiving a 2016 Maddie Hero Award from Maddie's Fund, a national family...

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Posted on: July 8, 2016

Hillsborough County Helps Current and Prospective Vendors Navigate Procurement Process

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 8, 2016) - Interested in doing business with Hillsborough County government and want to know how to start? Is your company already supplying services or supplies to the County, but you want to learn more? Hillsborough Count...

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

Flatwoods Trail Loops, Roadways and Parking Areas to Close for Maintenance

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 5, 2016) - Throughout July and August, Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management will hold staggered trail and parking area closures at the Flatwoods Wilderness Regional Park for maintenance. Work in...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

New Traffic Signals Coming to Brandon Area Neighborhoods to Improve Safety

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 28, 2016) - Hillsborough County residents will soon notice two new intersection traffic signal projects south of East Lumsden Road in Brandon. Installation of the first new traffic signal at the intersection of Durant and ...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Location of Columbus Drive Tournament Sports Complex

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation department has scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 26, to discuss the site of a proposed tournament sports complex on Columbus Drive. The proposed County-owned...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Maydell Drive Bridge Over Tampa Bypass Canal is Closed

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Dec. 21, 2015) - The Maydell Drive bridge over the Tampa Bypass Canal has been closed to all traffic until further notice.

The bridge, just south of State Road 60, connects traffic to Palm River Road and other points south. M...Read on...


Parks, Recreation & Conservation News

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

Flatwoods Trail Loops, Roadways and Parking Areas to Close for Maintenance

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 5, 2016) - Throughout July and August, Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management will hold staggered trail and parking area closures at the Flatwoods Wilderness Regional Park for maintenance. Work in...

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Public Utilities News

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Be Alert for Scams and Impostors!

  • Hillsborough County Public Utilities will never call you to ask for your credit card or checking account information, or request a payment by phone. If you are uncertain about an individual';s association with Public Utilities, call Customer Service at (8...
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