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Posted on: May 26, 2015

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This June

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 26, 2015) - Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for the... Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2015

Riverview Boat Ramp Closing for Renovations June 8

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 22, 2015) - Beginning Monday, June 8 the boat ramp at Riverview Park and Civic Center will close for renovations, and reopen on Monday, June 22. The renovations include repaving and striping... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Social Services Provides Summer Programs to Eligible Low-Income Households

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved an increase of $664,206 to $2,058,715 for the Department of Social Services to administer programs that provide direct... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Pet Resource Center's First Saturday Celebration Returns June 6

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 19, 2015) - Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center, the County's animal shelter and The First Place for Pets, will host its First Saturday Celebration on Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m.... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Learn How to Prepare for Possible Natural and Man-Made Hazards in Hillsborough County

Two upcoming meetings will provide residents and property owners in unincorporated Hillsborough County, Tampa, Temple Terrace, and Plant City information about the 2015 update to Hillsborough County's Local Mitigation... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Hillsborough County Offers Training for Small Business Contractors

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 19, 2015) - Hillsborough County Economic Development in partnership with Ariel Business Group, Inc. is announcing it will begin offering small business development training to eligible... Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Author Event, Documentary Added to Library Services' May Events Calendar

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 14, 2015) - The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative has added two new programs to this month's calendar.

The... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Gift Cards Offered for Hazardous Material in Homes

Hillsborough County has extended a program for residents to exchange hazardous mercury-containing devices for a $5 grocery store gift card through June 20. The upcoming Money 4 Mercury exchange dates are scheduled from 8 a.m... 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: May 14, 2015

Discussion and Public Comment on Proposal to Change County Commissioner Districts Continues at June

Media Contact:
Adrienne Frucci
Communications & Digital Media
(813) 635-5469

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 13, 2015) - The 2015 Hillsborough County Charter Review Board (CRB) will continue to discuss and... Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2015

Connect with Innovative Entrepreneurs in May

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 5, 2015) - Hillsborough County entrepreneurs are invited to join a series of networking events in May. The events are open to the public and part of the County's Economic Development... Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

The 2015 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo encourages Bay area residents to "Be Ready"


What: 2015 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo
When: Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: MOSI, 4801 E. Fowler Ave. in Tampa

The City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, in partnership... Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Agency: Beware of Predatory "Help" for Student Debt

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 30, 2015) - In recent years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has reported that student loan debt has climbed to more than $1 trillion dollars, which is nearly three times what it was... Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Hillsborough Hack-a-thon Challenge Set for June 5-7

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 29, 2015) - Hillsborough County is a growing technology community designated as one of the host areas in Florida to participate in the National Day of Civic Hacking. As part of the national... Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Money Mentoring Training Offered at Hillsborough County UF/IFAS Extension

Hillsborough County, Fla. April 28, 2015 - Hillsborough County Extension is offering training to those interested in becoming a Florida Master Money Mentor Volunteer. The four week training is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3,... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2015

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

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 24, 2015) - Hillsborough County Aging Services offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and over. Visit the Aging... Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This May

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 23, 2015) - Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for... Read on...

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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 10, 2015

Clerk’s Office Accepting Applications for Appraiser, Attorney Magistrates for Value Adjustment Board

Opportunities now exist for appraisers and attorneys to serve as Special Magistrates for the 2015 Value Adjustment Board.

An Appraiser Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding valuation of real estate must be... 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: April 7, 2015

First Phase of GO Hillsborough Public Engagement Completed

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 7, 2015) - GO Hillsborough, the countywide public engagement effort aimed at creating consensus around a Community Transportation Plan, has completed its first series of public meetings.... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Call For "Doctor Who" Fan Art in the Library

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 17, 2015) - If you're a humanoid artist who happens to be a "Doctor Who" fan, the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library system has a time-stopping offer for you.

Hillsborough... Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2015

Local Leaders Launch "GO Hillsborough"

Hillsborough County, Fla. - Beginning today, residents, businesses and organizations throughout Hillsborough County have multiple opportunities to actively participate in creating transportation plans in their... 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...


Building Services News & Updates

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Posted on: November 24, 2014

Temporary Underground (TUG) Electrical Permits Program

Hillsborough County, in conjunction with Tampa Electric Company (TECO), has developed a
program to provide residential contractors the ability to obtain a permanent meter installed on single-family detached dwellings, model... Read on...

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Development Services News and Updates

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Posted on: November 24, 2014

Temporary Underground (TUG) Electrical Permits Program

Hillsborough County, in conjunction with Tampa Electric Company (TECO), has developed a
program to provide residential contractors the ability to obtain a permanent meter installed on single-family detached dwellings, model... Read on...

Additional Info...

Parks, Recreation & Conservation News

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Posted on: May 22, 2015

Riverview Boat Ramp Closing for Renovations June 8

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 22, 2015) - Beginning Monday, June 8 the boat ramp at Riverview Park and Civic Center will close for renovations, and reopen on Monday, June 22. The renovations include repaving and striping... Read on...


Public Utilities News

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Posted on: May 14, 2015

Update to Public Utilities

The Public Utilities Department will be performing maintenance at the Dale Mabry Wastewater Treatment Plant starting May 18. The maintenance work will be limited to Mondays through Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The work... Read on...


Solid Waste News

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Posted on: May 14, 2015

Gift Cards Offered for Hazardous Material in Homes

Hillsborough County has extended a program for residents to exchange hazardous mercury-containing devices for a $5 grocery store gift card through June 20. The upcoming Money 4 Mercury exchange dates are scheduled from 8 a.m... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Hillsborough County Wants to Give You Money 4 Mercury

Hillsborough County residents can exchange hazardous mercury-containing devices for a $5 grocery store gift card at Household Hazardous Waste collections through June 2015, while gift card supplies last. Collection events... Read on...

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