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Posted on: March 2, 2015

Hillsborough County to Host Free Agriculture Pesticide Collection April 30

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 2, 2015) Hillsborough County's Agriculture Industry Development Program is organizing an Agriculture Pesticide Collection Day on April 30 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at EQ Florida, 7202 E. 8th... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Be Home Safe and Water Smart for the Time Change

It's time to turn the clocks forward one hour on Sunday, March 8, and remember to test home safety devices and reset sprinkler system timers.

Sunday marks the beginning of daylight saving time and is... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This March!

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2015) - Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining, and informative programs for... Read on...

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Posted on: February 27, 2015

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours - March 5

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...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

National Consumer Protection Week Helps Consumers Become More Informed

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 26, 2015) - The Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Agency joins federal and state government agencies for the 17th Annual National Consumer Protection Week March 1-7 to provide... Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Pet Resources First Saturday Celebration on March 7

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 24, 2015) - Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center, the County's animal shelter and the First Place for Pets, invites the community for family-friendly fun and shamrock specials... Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Eat at Joe's Lunchtime Concert Series Serves up a Strawberry Salute on March 6

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2015) - Hillsborough County is known for its sweet, fresh-from-the-field strawberries, so why not indulge during a lunchtime event?

The Eat at Joe's lunchtime concert series is... Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Funding Now Accepting Concept Papers

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 26, 2015) - The Hillsborough County Strategic Planning Department Criminal Justice Unit is accepting Concept Papers from governmental and nonprofit agencies who want to provide sustainable... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Friends of the Library Seeks Nominations for Helen Virginia Stelle Award

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2015) - Do you know an outstanding woman who has made significant and lasting contributions to local libraries? Through March 6, Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Tampa-Hillsborough County Main Library, Regional Libraries Extend Hours

The nine largest libraries in the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System are now open additional hours every Thursday.

The John F. Germany Library - the system's main library located at 900 N. Ashley Drive in... Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2015

County Affirms Agreements for Two Historic Preservation Projects in Ybor City

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 18, 2015) Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners today approved two agreements to support the redevelopment of the Oliva Cigar Factory and the F. Lozano Building, which are both... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Public Meeting March 5 to Discuss Fire Protection Improvements in the Caribbean Isles Community

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Thursday, March 5, to discuss a planned fire hydrant and water pipeline installation project in the Caribbean Isles... Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2015

Hillsborough County Economic Development Launches Agriculture Incubator Study

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 12, 2015) Hillsborough County Economic Development in partnership with Greenwood Consulting Group is conducting a feasibility study to determine the need for developing an Agriculture Food... Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2015

Nominate an Outstanding Young Hillsborough County Resident for the YEA! Awards

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 12, 2015) - The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners wants to recognize the many positive contributions made by young people in our community through the Youth Excellence and... Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2015

Hillsborough County Opens HELP and Domestic Partnership Registry

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 11, 2015) - Hillsborough County is launching the new HELP (Health, Education and Life Planning) and Domestic Partnership registry tomorrow. Residents can now designate a "support... Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2015

HUD Affirms Hillsborough County Affordable Housing Services Satisfactory in 2013

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 11, 2015) - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently issued Hillsborough County Affordable Housing Services an overall satisfactory rating in the 2013 Annual... Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2015

Hillsborough County Library Services Welcomes New Director

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2015) - Andrew S. Breidenbaugh, who began working at the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library system almost 18 years ago as a librarian, takes over as director on Monday, Feb. 9... 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: February 5, 2015

Hillsborough County Commissioners Approve Mental Health Pilot Program Feb. 4

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 5, 2015) - The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a $2 million mental health pilot program by a majority vote at the Feb. 4 Board meeting. The program will... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2015

Hillsborough County Animal Shelter Increases Save Rates for Homeless Pets

Hillsborough County, Fla. (February 4, 2015) The Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center has turned a corner in its effort to place higher numbers of homeless and needy animals into homes, counting 13,230 positive outcomes... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Free Tax Prep at the Hillsborough County Extension Office

Hillsborough County Extension Office is offering free tax preparation assistance for individuals and families with an income of $60,000 or less in 2014. Residents can access a self-guided tax preparation program and receive... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours - February 5

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...

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Bright House Networks Line-Up Change Creates Local PEG Access Block

Tampa, Fla. (January 9, 2015) - As of February 11, 2015, a channel realignment on the Bright House Networks cable system will create an access channel block, including all area Public, Educational and Government (PEG)... Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2014

Hillsborough County Will 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 April 2015, while gift card supplies last. Collection events... 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...


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...

Public Utilities News

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Posted on: March 2, 2015

Be Home Safe and Water Smart for the Time Change

It's time to turn the clocks forward one hour on Sunday, March 8, and remember to test home safety devices and reset sprinkler system timers.

Sunday marks the beginning of daylight saving time and is... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Public Meeting March 5 to Discuss Fire Protection Improvements in the Caribbean Isles Community

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Thursday, March 5, to discuss a planned fire hydrant and water pipeline installation project in the Caribbean Isles... Read on...


Solid Waste News

1 Story
Posted on: December 30, 2014

Hillsborough County Will 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 April 2015, while gift card supplies last. Collection events... Read on...