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Posted on: December 19, 2014

The Four Seasons Author Series Presents Richard (Dick) Burdette on Jan. 9, 2015

What: Four Seasons Author Series: Literary Luncheon Featuring Dick Burdette
When: Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at noon
Where: University Club, 38th Floor, One Tampa City Center in downtown... Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2014

Post-Holiday Options for Your Christmas Tree

As you begin to pack up your holiday decorations, you may be wondering what to do with your live Christmas tree after the holiday. Several free options are available to Hillsborough County Solid Waste customers including:... Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2014

Dec. 19 Groundbreaking Scheduled for Progress Village Recreation Center

Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new Progress Village recreation center located at 5855 South 78th Street in Tampa on Friday,... Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2014

Hillsborough County Office and Facility Closings for the Holidays

The majority of Hillsborough County offices and many public facilities will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holidays, and again on Thursday, Jan. 1 for New Year's Day.

There will be... Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2014

Stuff Your Recycling Cart for the Holidays

While planning for a big holiday get-together, now may be the time to consider increasing the use of your blue Hillsborough County recycling cart. Many traditional "trash" items generated during the holiday can easily... Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2014

County Animal Shelter Seeks Public Cooperation and Pet Adoptions during Facility Tenting

The Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, the County's public animal shelter and the First Place for Pets, has completed plans for a full facility tenting and termite extermination procedure to begin Jan. 5, 2015. This... Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2014

Hillsborough Commissioners Seek Applications for Citizen Boards and Councils - Due Jan. 15

Hillsborough County Commissioners are seeking residents to serve on several County citizen advisory boards and councils. Residents interested in seeking appointment must be registered voters in Hillsborough County. These are... Read on...

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Posted on: November 24, 2014

Free Cooking Oil Recycling Helps Keep Pipes Clean During the Holidays

If your Thanksgiving and other holiday plans include deep-frying a turkey - or anything else delicious - Hillsborough County has just the place to take cooking oil that has passed its useful life.

The Public Utilities... Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2014

Hillsborough County to Host Access To Capital Summit Jan. 15

Hillsborough County Economic Development will host their first-ever Access To Capital Summit on January 15, 2015 at the Sheraton Tampa East, 10221 Princess Palm Avenue in Tampa.

The one-day event will bring together... Read on...

Posted on: November 25, 2014

Hillsborough County Launches New Online Community Calendar

Hillsborough County launched a new Community Calendar in time to promote holiday happenings. The calendar serves as an outlet to help promote neighborhood events in our community.

Events happening in Hillsborough County... Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2014

Heat Homes Safely during Cold Weather and Protect Pets, Pipes and Plants

With the arrival of the season's first freezing temperatures, Hillsborough County reminds residents to take proper care and precautions to protect their homes, animals and plants. Here are a few tips from Hillsborough... Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2014

Wimauma Community Clean-Up Collections Extended Through March 2015

On select Saturdays, residents may utilize the free collection site at 16180 West Lake Drive in Wimauma for disposal of bulky trash, electronics, tires, and... 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: 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...


Building Services News & Updates

1 Story
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...

Development Services News and Updates

1 Story
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

1 Story
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

1 Story
Posted on: November 24, 2014

Free Cooking Oil Recycling Helps Keep Pipes Clean During the Holidays

If your Thanksgiving and other holiday plans include deep-frying a turkey - or anything else delicious - Hillsborough County has just the place to take cooking oil that has passed its useful life.

The Public Utilities... Read on...


Solid Waste News

4 Stories
Posted on: December 19, 2014

Post-Holiday Options for Your Christmas Tree

As you begin to pack up your holiday decorations, you may be wondering what to do with your live Christmas tree after the holiday. Several free options are available to Hillsborough County Solid Waste customers including:... Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2014

Stuff Your Recycling Cart for the Holidays

While planning for a big holiday get-together, now may be the time to consider increasing the use of your blue Hillsborough County recycling cart. Many traditional "trash" items generated during the holiday can easily... Read on...

Posted on: November 24, 2014

Free Cooking Oil Recycling Helps Keep Pipes Clean During the Holidays

If your Thanksgiving and other holiday plans include deep-frying a turkey - or anything else delicious - Hillsborough County has just the place to take cooking oil that has passed its useful life.

The Public Utilities... 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...