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Posted on: August 30, 2015

Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Continues to Monitor Potential Rainfall

Hillsborough County continues to monitor conditions concerning the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika. Residents are encouraged to prepare for the potential of 3 to 5 inches of rain from the system, and possible flooding.... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2015

Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Partially Activated

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2015) - At noon, Hillsborough County partially activated its Emergency Operations Center in preparation for the potential for heavy rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika. This... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

Sandbag Materials Available at all Hillsborough County Service Units

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2015) - Hillsborough County is making sandbag materials available to the public Friday, Aug. 28, until 4 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 29, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 30 from 8 a.m.... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

Hillsborough County Monitors Developments with Tropical Storm Erika

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2015) - Hillsborough County is carefully monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Erika, and working closely with the National Hurricane Center, National Weather Service-Ruskin, the... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 27 in South Tampa

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat areas of south Tampa, Thursday, Aug. 27, from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., by air. The pesticide Dibrom will be used to... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This September

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2015) - Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining, and informative programs for the entire family this September. For a comprehensive look at... Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Enjoy Fabulous Health & Wellness Programs for Active Adults this September

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2015) - Hillsborough County Aging Services offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and over. Visit the Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Charter Review Board to Discuss Term Limits, Political Activity by Admin., Ethics at Sept. 1 Meeting

(Hillsborough County, Fla. Aug. 26, 2015) - The 2015 Hillsborough County Charter Review Board (CRB) will review the following Sections of the Charter at its Sept. 1 meeting:

Posted on: August 26, 2015

Hillsborough County Offices and Facilities to Close for Labor Day

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2015) - The majority of Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day.

Closed facilities include the administrative offices of... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 26 in Temple Terrace and Sun City Center

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 24, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat areas of Temple Terrace and Sun City Center, Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., by air. The pesticide... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

First Saturday Celebration Returns on Sept. 5 with a Tailwaggin' Tailgate Party

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 25, 2015) - Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, the County animal shelter and The First Place for Pets, invites the community for free family fun and a Tailwaggin' Tailgate Party at... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

Register Now for the Small Contractor Development Program Fall Session

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 25, 2015) - Hillsborough County is seeking small and minority businesses interested in joining the next session of the Hillsborough County Small Contractor Development Program (HCSCDP). The... Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 25 in Northwest Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 24, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat areas of Northwest Hillsborough County, Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., by air. The pesticide Dibrom will... Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2015

Apply Now for Hillsborough County Neighborhood Mini-Grants

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 24, 2015) - Hillsborough County Office of Neighborhood Relations is now accepting mini-grant applications through 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 for the 2016 funding cycle. Neighborhood... Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2015

Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Carrollwood Village Community Park

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 24, 2015) The Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a public meeting for Wednesday, Sept. 9 to discuss and seek input for a proposed community park in the... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Pet Resource Center to Begin Construction Projects on Aug. 24

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 21, 2015) - Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, the County animal shelter and The First Place for Pets, will begin the first of two construction projects on Monday, Aug. 24 at the... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 22 in Plant City and Lithia

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat areas near Plant City and Lithia, Saturday, Aug. 22, from 8:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m., by air. The pesticide Anvil... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Hillsborough County Citizen Boards Support is Moving to a New Location

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2015) - Hillsborough County Citizen Boards Support will relocate its downtown Tampa office to two new office locations beginning Monday, August 24, 2015. The office move is part of an... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Final Update Regarding 240 Faithway in Seffner

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2015) - Hillsborough County has completed repairs to the sinkhole that reappeared at the 240 Faithway Drive preserve area Wednesday morning.

Crews for a contractor hired by the County,... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Update #2 regarding 240 Faithway in Seffner

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2015) - Hillsborough County Code Enforcement staff are on scene this morning at the 240 Faithway Drive preserve area working with engineers from Ardaman and Associates to fill in the... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2015

Update Regarding 240 Faithway in Seffner

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2015) - Earlier today Hillsborough County responded to a report of a void that appeared on a County conservation property at 240 Faithway Drive in Seffner. Geotechnical engineers evaluated... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 20 in Sundance and Wimauma

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat the Sundance and Wimauma areas, Thursday, Aug. 20, from 8:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m., by air. The pesticide Anvil 10+10... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours September 9

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 19, 2015) - 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... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 19 in Areas of East and Southwest Hillsborough

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 18, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat locations in East and Southwest Hillsborough County, Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 8:15 p.m. to 1 a.m., by air. If... Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Public Meeting Scheduled for Aug. 26 to Discuss Future of C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 18, 2015) - Hillsborough County has scheduled a public meeting for Wednesday, Aug. 26, to discuss the future of the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p... Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 18 in Riverview, Gibsonton and Apollo Beach

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 17, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat the Riverview, Gibsonton, and Apollo Beach areas on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 8:15 p.m. to 1 a.m. by air. The... Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

Hillsborough County Sandbag Sites to Remain Open through Aug. 23

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 17, 2015) - Hillsborough County will continue to make sandbag materials available to the public, as weather conditions permit, at all three County Public Works Service Units through the coming... Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Businesses Affected By Flooding Asked to Complete Online Damage Assessment Survey

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 13, 2015) - In response to the "West Central Florida Flooding 2015 Event" and the issuance of Governor's Executive Order 15-158, the State Emergency Response Team through its... Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

TO BE RESCHEDULED - Opening Ceremony for County's New South Brandon Fire Station

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 14, 2015) - In an abundance of caution and in anticipation of inclement weather, an opening ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 14, at the new South Brandon Fire Station, will be... Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Opening Ceremony for County's New South Brandon Fire Station to be Held Aug. 14

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2015) - Hillsborough County invites residents to a ceremony scheduled for Friday, Aug. 14, to celebrate the completion of a $2.3 million project to replace South Brandon Fire Station No. 7... Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Hillsborough County Sandbag Sites Open through Aug. 23

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 13, 2015) - Hillsborough County has sandbag materials available to the public, as weather conditions permit, at all three County Public Works Service Units:

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Hillsborough County Prepares for More Rain This Weekend

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 14, 2015) - In preparation for the prediction of more rain this weekend, Hillsborough County residents can find complete information on County services and programs, as well as safety tips, at... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Hillsborough County Teams Up with The Blind Side Star Quinton Aaron to Teach One, Save One

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 12, 2015) - Championed by Commissioner Sandra L. Murman, Hillsborough County is partnering with The Quinton Aaron Foundation for an anti-bullying Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, August 13 at... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 13 in Sun City Center Area

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat the Sun City Center area, Thursday, Aug. 13, from 8:15 PM. to 11:00 PM., by air. The pesticide Anvil 10+10 ULV will... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Check the Chip Day at Pet Resource Center on Aug. 15

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2015) - Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, the County animal shelter and the First Place for Pets, will hold Tampa Bay's first-ever Check the Chip Day on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 12 in Lutz

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 11, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat the Lutz area, Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 8:15 PM to 10 PM, by air. The pesticide Anvil 10+10 ULV will be used to... Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 11 in Plant City and NW Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat locations near Plant City and in Northwest Hillsborough County, Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 8:15 p.m. to 1 a.m., by air.... Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2015

Hillsborough County Emergency Flood Shelter No Longer Needed; Sandbag Operations Wind Down

With the weather predicted to return to normal seasonal patterns for the next few days and recovery efforts from last week's flooding progressing, Hillsborough County will close an emergency shelter and wind down the... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2015

Update: Hillsborough County Continuing Recovery Efforts and Storm Monitoring

Hillsborough County is continuing storm-related repair and recovery efforts this weekend, concentrating on maintaining temporary and fixed stormwater pumping sites, clearing inlets and repairing stormwater pipes,... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Commissioner Sandy Murman Partners with Amazon Fulfillment for South County Job Fair

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 7, 2015) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman, in association with Amazon Fulfillment and Hillsborough Community College SouthShore, will be hosting the South County Job Fair on... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Opening Ceremony for County's New South Brandon Fire Station to be Held Aug. 14

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2015) - Hillsborough County invites residents to a ceremony scheduled for Friday, Aug. 14, to celebrate the completion of a $2.3 million project to replace South Brandon Fire Station No. 7... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2015

Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Partially Activated

Hillsborough County has partially activated its Emergency Operations Center to better coordinate service delivery and recovery efforts. This allows County and partner agencies to better coordinate resources and operations... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Sandbag Materials Available Aug. 8 and Aug. 9 at All Hillsborough County Service Units

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 7, 2015) - Hillsborough County along with partner agencies are continuing to monitor the aftermath of the recent flooding by coordinating resources and operations for damage assessment and... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours August 12

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 6, 2015) - 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... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

TO BE RESCHEDULED - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Section of Upper Tampa Bay Trail

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 6, 2015) - Due to recent severe weather, a ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 7, at the new Lutz Lake Fern Trailhead, will be rescheduled to a later date... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Yard Debris Disposal Options

Hillsborough County residents who may have downed tree limbs and other storm-related yard debris can place material out for normal residential yard waste collection on their scheduled day. Residents may set out a maximum of... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Life-Saving Swimming Lessons Provided by Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 5, 2015) - In September 2014, after a tragic wave of youth drownings in the region, Commissioner Ken Hagan championed a Swimmer Safety Awareness pilot project. The pilot program provided... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 6 in South Tampa

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2015) - Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat the South Tampa area, Thursday, Aug. 6, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., by air. The pesticide Anvil 10+10 ULV will be used... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library to Formally Open with Ribbon-Cutting on Aug. 12

Hillsborough County, Fla. (August 5, 2015) - Hillsborough County invites residents to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. to celebrate the grand opening of the new Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library.... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Media Update #4

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 4, 2015) - Several Hillsborough County parks and trails remain closed today due to high water and flooding. An emergency shelter also is open for residents whose homes were... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Mosquito Control Spraying by Air the Evening of Aug. 4 and Aug. 5 in Southwest Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control will treat two areas of southwest Hillsborough County on Tuesday, Aug. 4, and Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., by air. The pesticide Anvil 10+10 ULV will be... Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Media Update #3

The Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center has returned to normal operations. Although the center is no longer activated, County and partner agencies continue to monitor the aftermath of today's heavy rains, and... Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Media Update #2

Hillsborough County, Fla (Aug. 3, 2015) - At 11 a.m., Hillsborough County partially activated its Emergency Operations Center in response to persistent heavy rain. This allows County and partner agencies to better coordinate... Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Partially Activated: Media Update #1

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 3, 2015) - At 11 a.m., Hillsborough County partially activated its Emergency Operations Center in response to persistent heavy rain. This allows County and partner agencies to better... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2015

Extended Hours and Locations for Sandbag Materials Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 in Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County is extending the hours sandbag materials are available to the public at the County Public Works West Service Unit, 9805 Sheldon Road... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2015

Sandbag Materials Available Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 at Northwest Hillsborough County Service Unit

Hillsborough County is making sandbag materials available to the public Saturday, Aug. 1, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., as weather conditions permit, at the County Public Works... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2015

New Lutz Lake Fern Trailhead and Upper Tampa Bay Trail Section Open Aug. 7

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 31, 2015) - Lace up those sneakers, pump up those tires, and join Hillsborough County leaders in celebrating the opening of the new Lutz Lake Fern Road Trailhead and new section of Upper Tampa... Read on...

Posted on: July 30, 2015

Hillsborough County to Host Recycled Yard Art Contest at County Fair

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 30, 2015) - Hillsborough County Extension Service, in conjunction with the Hillsborough County Fair, is sponsoring the 9th Annual Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Enjoy Fabulous Health & Wellness Programs for Active Older Adults this August

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 21, 2015) - Hillsborough County Aging Services offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and over. Visit the Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2015

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This August

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 28, 2015) - Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining, and informative programs for the entire family this July. For a comprehensive look at library... Read on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Hillsborough County to Hold First Budget Public Hearing

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 22, 2015) - Hillsborough County is holding a series of public hearings to gather input from residents on the Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2016, which starts in October and the... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2015

County Commission and Hillsborough Community College Partner to Grow Manufacturing Workforce

In support of the Hillsborough County Manufacturing Academy initiative, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved a partnership with Hillsborough Community College (HCC) July 15 to enhance workforce... Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2015

Hillsborough County Awarded $28.5M for Oil Spill Claim

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 15, 2015) - Three years after Commissioner Kevin Beckner convinced the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners to pursue a claim against BP Oil for monetary damages resulting from... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Pet Resource Center Unveils Wait Until 8 Program

New initiative offers free Kitten Survival Kits for caregivers

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 14, 2015) - Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center, the County's animal shelter and The First Place for Pets, is... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Hillsborough's Most Recent Building Permit Activity

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 13, 2015) - Hillsborough County residents can access the most recent residential and commercial building permit activity online at Read on...

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Posted on: April 9, 2015

Wimauma Community Clean-Ups Extended

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 10, 2015) – During Hillsborough County’s year-long pilot program to help beautify Wimauma, more than 60,000 tons of debris and garbage was collected and disposed.

Now, the successful... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours

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 opportunity to meet with... Read on...


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Posted on: August 5, 2015

Yard Debris Disposal Options

Hillsborough County residents who may have downed tree limbs and other storm-related yard debris can place material out for normal residential yard waste collection on their scheduled day. Residents may set out a maximum of... Read on...