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Posted on: October 30, 2014

Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center Relocating Office Nov. 5

Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center will relocate its offices on Nov. 5 to the new Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC) at 2101 E. Palm Avenue in Ybor City. The office move is part of an initiative to... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

Be Home Safe and Water Smart for the Time Change

It's time to turn the clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 2, and remember to test home safety devices and reset sprinkler system timers, too.

Sunday marks the end of Daylight Saving Time and is a great time to install... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs at Your Library® This November

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

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

Public Meeting to Discuss Drainage Improvements for R.E. Olds Farm Subdivision

The Hillsborough County Public Works Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Thursday, Nov. 13, to discuss proposed stormwater drainage improvements for the R.E. Olds Farm subdivision near Boat Bayou in... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

County Crews Repairing Sewage Line Leak Near Double Branch Creek in Westchase Area

Residents who live along Double Branch Creek south of Linebaugh Avenue and west of Countyway Boulevard are urged to avoid contact with the water in the creek for the next few days after a sewage pipeline leak discovered... Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2014

Eat at Joe's Lunchtime Concert Serves up Sweet Treats at Fall Fair for United Way

Residents and visitors are invited to enjoy the pleasant weather at the outdoor Eat at Joe's lunchtime concert series coming up on Friday, Nov. 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square at the corner of... Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2014

Hillsborough County Offices, Facilities Closings for Veterans Day

The majority of Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

Closed facilities include the administrative offices of County government, all libraries,... Read on...

Posted on: October 23, 2014

Expanded Paint Disposal Options for Hillsborough Residents Starting November 1

Residents of unincorporated Hillsborough County are getting expanded opportunities for household paint disposal. Starting Nov. 1, limited quantities of household paint will be accepted at all four of the County's... Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2014

Public Meeting to Discuss Fire Protection Improvements for Sun City Center

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Thursday, Nov. 6 to discuss a planned fire hydrant and water pipeline installation project in Sun City Center. The project... Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Pet Resource Center's Pets for Vets Special at First Saturday Celebration on Nov. 1

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, November 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Present Commendation to Derrick Brooks

Commissioner Lesley "Les" Miller, Jr. on behalf of the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners presented a commendation to former... Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2014

New Flashing Beacon Pedestrian Signals Activated Oct. 14 on Fletcher Avenue East of 22nd Street

Two new pedestrian-activated rapid flashing signals located on Fletcher Avenue between 22nd Street and Livingston Avenue are scheduled to be activated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in coordination with enforcement by the... Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Residents Invited to Discuss Challenges Faced by Florida Women and Families

Hillsborough County residents are invited to participate in a community conversation about challenges faced by women and families in Florida on Oct. 16 at various times and locations. The informational conversation is... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

County Approves Lease Agreement; New Entrepreneur Collaborative Center Set to Open in November

Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners have approved a lease agreement to secure space in Ybor City to serve as the new Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC). The new facility will serve as a hub to build a... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Pet Resource Center Moves Turn-In Hours to Mornings

Beginning Monday, Oct. 6, Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center will change the times it accepts owner-surrendered pets and strays.

The new turn-in times that the shelter will accept owner-surrendered pets and lost... Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2014

From the Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Agency: Rental Scams

Rental options are getting more costly according to real estate site Zillow. The site recently reported that of the 100 largest rental markets, only 10 are now more affordable than they were before the housing collapse.... Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

Hillsborough County Hospital Authority Announces RFP Grant Funding Opportunity - Deadline Nov. 3

The Hillsborough County Hospital Authority, a Florida special district, is offering a limited funding opportunity for health-related and MBE/WBE related grants for the Authority's Oct. 1, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2015 fiscal year... Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Residents Urged to Keep Hillsborough County Clean by Putting Waste in Its Place

Hillsborough County Public Works is putting an emphasis on litter prevention awareness by teaming up with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to urge residents to take pride in our... Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Hillsborough County Offers Code Compliance Amnesty Program to Eligible Residents

Hillsborough County is offering a Code Compliance Amnesty Program to eligible Hillsborough County property owners with outstanding code enforcement fines and liens greater than a year old. Fines for approved properties can... Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This October

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

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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: October 29, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs at Your Library® This November

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

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Posted on: September 23, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This October

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

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Parks, Recreation & Conservation News

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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: October 29, 2014

Be Home Safe and Water Smart for the Time Change

It's time to turn the clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 2, and remember to test home safety devices and reset sprinkler system timers, too.

Sunday marks the end of Daylight Saving Time and is a great time to install... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

County Crews Repairing Sewage Line Leak Near Double Branch Creek in Westchase Area

Residents who live along Double Branch Creek south of Linebaugh Avenue and west of Countyway Boulevard are urged to avoid contact with the water in the creek for the next few days after a sewage pipeline leak discovered... Read on...


Solid Waste News

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Posted on: October 23, 2014

Expanded Paint Disposal Options for Hillsborough Residents Starting November 1

Residents of unincorporated Hillsborough County are getting expanded opportunities for household paint disposal. Starting Nov. 1, limited quantities of household paint will be accepted at all four of the County's... Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Residents Urged to Keep Hillsborough County Clean by Putting Waste in Its Place

Hillsborough County Public Works is putting an emphasis on litter prevention awareness by teaming up with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to urge residents to take pride in our... Read on...