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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center Receives National Awards for Advancing Animal Welfare

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 20, 2016) - Today, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners recognized the County's Pet Resource Center and Director Scott Trebatoski for receiving a 2016 Maddie Hero Award from Maddie's Fund, a national family...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours - Aug 4

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 20, 2016) - 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 o...

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

Have Fun, Get Healthy at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 15, 2016) - Kids and adults are encouraged to celebrate National Park and Recreation Month at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square on Wednesday, July 20, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

New Rapid Response Headquarters Means Quicker Cleanups and Enhanced Public Safety

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 14, 2016) - Rapid Response finally has a home of its own, and Hillsborough County will be cleaner and safer because of it.

The County's Rapid Response team is putting the finishing touches on its new headquarters at 122 ...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Public to Learn About Cypress Creek Watershed Master Plan

Hillsborough County residents can learn about proposed master plan updates and conceptual drainage projects for the Cypress Creek Watershed in northern Hillsborough County at a public information meeting on Tuesday, July 26. Hosted by Hillsborough County ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Commissioners Seek Applications for Diversity Advisory Council - Applications Due July 28

Hillsborough County Commissioners are seeking volunteers to serve on the Diversity Advisory Council. The Council was created to facilitate communication between Hillsborough County government and diverse populations, and to address matters related to dive...

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Community Meeting Scheduled July 14 to Discuss Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Service Areas

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 8, 2016) - Hillsborough County will hold a community meeting on Thursday, July 14, to discuss a proposal to temporarily relocate a rescue vehicle that is currently placed at Fire Station No. 2. The meeting is scheduled from...

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Posted on: July 8, 2016

Hillsborough County Helps Current and Prospective Vendors Navigate Procurement Process

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 8, 2016) - Interested in doing business with Hillsborough County government and want to know how to start? Is your company already supplying services or supplies to the County, but you want to learn more? Hillsborough Count...

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

Flatwoods Trail Loops, Roadways and Parking Areas to Close for Maintenance

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 5, 2016) - Throughout July and August, Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management will hold staggered trail and parking area closures at the Flatwoods Wilderness Regional Park for maintenance. Work in...

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

There's Plenty to Keep Kids and Adults Occupied in July at Local Libraries

Hillsborough County, Fla. (June 30, 2016) - Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining, and informative free programs for the entire family this July. For a comprehensive look at library programming, visit hcplc....

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July Library Events Information
Posted on: June 27, 2016

Register Now for the 2016 Hillsborough County Neighborhoods Conference

Hillsborough County, Fla. (June 27, 2016) - The 2016 edition of Hillsborough County's annual Neighborhoods Conference is scheduled for Saturday, July 23, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Tampa East Hotel, 10221 Princess Palm Ave. in Tampa.

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Hillsborough County Offices and Facilities to Close for Independence Day Holiday

Hillsborough County, Fla. (June 27, 2016) - Most Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

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

Posted on: June 22, 2016

County Commissioner Issues Statement on Black Bears in Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County, Fla. (June 22, 2016) - As has been well documented, a Florida Black Bear found its way into one of our local Hillsborough neighborhoods this week. "Hillsborough County recently passed a unanimous resolution opposing future Florida bla...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

Active Older Adults Have Lots of Health and Wellness Options in July

Hillsborough County, Fla. (June 22, 2016) - Hillsborough County Aging Services offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and over. Visit HillsboroughCounty.org/Aging to view activity calendars and additional center information, or call Aging Servic...

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Celebrate the Start of Summer at Go Skateboarding Day on June 21

Hillsborough County, Fla. (June 14, 2016) - Skateboard enthusiasts of all ages and abilities are invited to join the global celebration known as Go Skateboarding Day on June 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at Hillsborough County's Northwest Ska...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

New Traffic Signals Coming to Brandon Area Neighborhoods to Improve Safety

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 28, 2016) - Hillsborough County residents will soon notice two new intersection traffic signal projects south of East Lumsden Road in Brandon. Installation of the first new traffic signal at the intersection of Durant and ...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Location of Columbus Drive Tournament Sports Complex

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation department has scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 26, to discuss the site of a proposed tournament sports complex on Columbus Drive. The proposed County-owned...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Maydell Drive Bridge Over Tampa Bypass Canal is Closed

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Dec. 21, 2015) - The Maydell Drive bridge over the Tampa Bypass Canal has been closed to all traffic until further notice.

The bridge, just south of State Road 60, connects traffic to Palm River Road and other points south. M...Read on...


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Posted on: July 5, 2016

Flatwoods Trail Loops, Roadways and Parking Areas to Close for Maintenance

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 5, 2016) - Throughout July and August, Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management will hold staggered trail and parking area closures at the Flatwoods Wilderness Regional Park for maintenance. Work in...

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