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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Commissioners Seek Applications for the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, Due Oct. 2

Hillsborough County Commissioners are seeking residents to serve on the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART). Residents interested in seeking appointment must be registered voters in Hillsborough County. These... Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Community Invited to Hear Updates on Little Manatee South Community Plan Oct. 2

Interested parties in the Little Manatee South area will have the opportunity to review and comment on proposed policies and strategies for the Little Manatee South Community Plan Implementation at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 at... Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2014

Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Front Street Stormwater Improvements in Brandon

The Hillsborough County Public Works Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Sept. 25 to discuss a proposal to construct a new stormwater pipeline along Front Street, from Sixth Street to Fourth Street... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

Hillsborough County Awards Funds for Two Major Affordable Housing Projects

Hillsborough County Commissioners today continued their commitment to providing affordable housing to those who need it most, approving $6 million in agreements that will help fund new housing in the University of South... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

Hillsborough County to Dedicate Fire Station in Honor of Fallen Firefighter

Hillsborough County will pay tribute to a fallen firefighter on Tuesday, Sept. 23, with a ceremony dedicating in his memory the fire station he called home for more than 20 years.

Firefighter Iran David "I.D."... Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Pet Resources Salutes Adopt-a-Dog Month and the Bolts at First Saturday Celebration on Oct. 4

Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center, the County's animal shelter and the First Place for Pets, invites the community to its First Saturday Celebration on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the... Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Meet With Commissioner Beckner at His Community Office Hours - Wednesday, Sept. 24 in Lutz

Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner, District 6, Countywide, is hosting office hours in the community one Wednesday every other month in locations around the county. These events provide residents the opportunity... Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Hillsborough County Hosts Landlord/Tenant Forum in Town 'N Country

Hillsborough County Code Enforcement will host the second in a series of programs to help residential landlords and rental managers provide safer dwellings, avoid code violations, and assist tenants in crisis.

The... Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Public Meeting to Discuss Water Main Upgrades in North Sailfish Drive Area of Brandon

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 23, to discuss a planned upgrade to water mains in the community around Sailfish Drive in Brandon. Water mains... Read on...

Posted on: September 11, 2014

Small Businesses Encouraged to Participate in South County Job Fair Oct. 3

Hillsborough County small business owners are encouraged to register and participate in the South County Job Fair on Friday, October 3, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hillsborough Community College SouthShore Campus,... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Meeting to Discuss Proposed Reclaimed Water Storage Tank and Pump Station in Waterset Community

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Thursday, Sept. 25, to discuss a proposed project to construct an above ground storage tank and pump station to provide... Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Your Hillsborough County Public Libraries

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting three popular annual contests, in addition to offering many exciting programs and events emphasizing Hispanic culture... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

From the Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Agency: Flipping Money Scams

Are you desperate for cash? If so, you may be easy prey for this get rich quick scheme. Flipping money scams are showing up on social media sites. If you receive a message on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games Scheduled Sept. 29 to Oct. 17

The 34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games takes place from Sept. 29 to Oct. 17. Registration is currently underway and will remain open until Sept. 17 for anyone who will be age 50 or older by the end of this year.

The Tampa... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Free WiFi Available Now in Joe Chillura Courthouse Square and Fred Karl County Center

Hillsborough County launches free WiFi for the public tomorrow, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. in Joe Chillura Courthouse Square and around Fred Karl County Center at the corner of Pierce Street and Kennedy Boulevard in downtown Tampa.... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2014

Community Leaders Unveil Plan to Prevent Violence

Contact: Stephen P. Hegarty
Chair, Communications Subcommittee813-272-4060

A diverse group of community leaders on Monday (Aug. 25) will unveil a groundbreaking long-term plan to prevent violence in Hillsborough County... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This September

Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for the entire family this September. For a... Read More

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Posted on: August 15, 2014

Hillsborough Code Enforcement Operation Fight the Blight Coming to Greater Palm River

Hillsborough County Code Enforcement continues its successful Operation Fight the Blight program with a gigantic campaign in the Greater Palm River community from Sept. 2-Sept.30.

The month-long cleanup is slated to... Read on...

Posted on: July 30, 2014

Commissioner Sandy Murman's South County Job Fair 2014: It's time for businesses to register!

Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman, in association with CareerSource Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Community College, will be hosting a South County Job Fair on Friday, October 3rd, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2014

2014 Hillsborough County Hurricane Guides Now Available Throughout Community

To help residents prepare for the hurricane season that runs through Nov. 30, Hillsborough County has released the 2014 Disaster Planning Guide, The Official Guide for the Tampa Bay Area. Guides are available in both English... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Hillsborough County Debuts Directory of Locally Grown Food Products

Shoppers and chefs looking for locally grown and produced food products can now find them more easily thanks to the new Hillsborough-Grown ... Read on...


Library News

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Posted on: September 2, 2014

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Your Hillsborough County Public Libraries

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting three popular annual contests, in addition to offering many exciting programs and events emphasizing Hispanic culture... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This September

Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for the entire family this September. For a... Read More

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Parks, Recreation & Conservation News

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Posted on: September 9, 2013

Working Parents Don’t Have To Scramble On No-School Days For Sitters

Don’t let no-school days become a logistical nightmare of scrambling for last-minute sitters, paying high prices for drop-in day care centers, or using up vacation days. Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation... Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2012

Portions Of Alderman's Ford Park Trail To Be Temporarily Closed Starting Jan. 2

Hillsborough County announces that portions of the trail at Alderman's Ford Regional Park, 9625 Canoe Launch Loop... Read on...


Public Utilities News

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Tax Holiday Sept. 19-21 on Energy-Efficient Appliances and Water-Saving Products

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Save money, water and energy this weekend when you purchase ENERGY STAR and
WaterSense appliances.

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam partnered with the Legislature to create Florida’s first ever... Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Public Meeting to Discuss Water Main Upgrades in North Sailfish Drive Area of Brandon

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 23, to discuss a planned upgrade to water mains in the community around Sailfish Drive in Brandon. Water mains... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Meeting to Discuss Proposed Reclaimed Water Storage Tank and Pump Station in Waterset Community

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Thursday, Sept. 25, to discuss a proposed project to construct an above ground storage tank and pump station to provide... Read on...