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Posted on: March 26, 2015

Enjoy Fabulous Health & Wellness Programs for Seniors this April

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 25, 2015) - Hillsborough County Aging Services offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and over. Visit the Aging Services website to view activity calendars and additional center... Read on...

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Posted on: March 26, 2015

Veterans Council Honors Servicemen with Two Upcoming Events

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 26, 2015) - The Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. will honor veterans at two upcoming events at Veterans Memorial Park in Tampa on April 6 and 11. Both events are open to the... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Hillsborough Commission Seeks Applications for Citizen Boards & Councils; Applications Due April 30

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 25, 2015) -Hillsborough County Commissioners are seeking residents to serve on several County citizen advisory boards and councils. Residents interested in seeking appointment must be... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Fitch Ratings Assigns an AA+ to Hillsborough County's Communications Services Revenue Bonds

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 24, 2015) - Global rating agency Fitch Ratings announced on March 17 that it has assigned an AA+ rating to the County's $66.5 million Communications Services Tax revenue bonds, Series 2015... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Three Selected for Induction into the Hillsborough County Women's Hall of Fame

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 19, 2015) - The Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) is announcing the selection of three local distinguished women for induction into the 2015 class of the... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Cooperative Funding Approved for Flood Reduction Projects in Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 19, 2015) - Two projects to reduce road flooding in the Lutz and Lake Magdalene neighborhoods have moved one step closer to construction. The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Hillsborough County Welcomes Customers of Eastlake and Pebble Creek Utilities

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 18, 2015) - Residents and businesses receiving water, sewer and reclaimed water services from Pluris Eastlake, Inc. and Pluris PCU (Pebble Creek Utility), Inc. became Hillsborough County... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 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: 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: March 17, 2015

Spring-in for Pet Resource Center's First Saturday Celebration, April 4

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 17, 2015) - Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center, the County's animal shelter and the First Place for Pets, invites the community for springtime fun during the First Saturday... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Eat at Joe's Lunchtime Concert Series Returns on April 2

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 17, 2015) - Join us for a tropical party in the park as the Eat at Joe's lunchtime concert series returns to Joe Chillura Courthouse Square, corner of Pierce and Kennedy in downtown Tampa... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Lutz Lake Fern Road Trailhead Permanently Closing for New Trail Construction

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 12, 2015) - Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation department is announcing the permanent closure of the Lutz Lake Fern trailhead and parking area, effective Monday, March 23.... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Public Meeting April 7 to Discuss Sewer Transmission Force Main Replacement on Countryway Boulevard

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 16, 2015) - The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Tuesday, April 7, to discuss the planned replacement of an existing section of... Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2015

Residents Invited to Fair Housing Symposium April 17

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 12, 2015) Hillsborough County Affordable Housing in partnership with Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium will present the annual Fair Housing Symposium from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April... Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2015

Veterans Council to Honor Vietnam War Veterans on March 28

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 13, 2015) - The Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. will honor veterans of the Vietnam War at the annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday, March 28 at 11 a.m.... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2015

Business Vendors Invited to Open Doors Forum April 9

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 11, 2015) Hillsborough County Economic Development is hosting an Open Doors Forum from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 9 at MOSI Kids in Charge Welcome Center, 4801 East Fowler Ave. in Tampa... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2015

Connect with Innovative Entrepreneurs in March

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

Posted on: March 4, 2015

Hillsborough County Approves Economic Development Incentive for 700 New Jobs

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 4, 2015) Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners today approved an agreement to provide up to $2.1 million in incentive payments which will incent Johnson & Johnson, Inc. to... Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Hillsborough County Celebrates Women in Tech March 30

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 6, 2015) In recognition of Women in History month, Hillsborough County Economic Development will host a Women in Tech seminar from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, March 30 at Seminole Heights... Read on...

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: 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 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 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 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

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

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Posted on: March 16, 2015

Lutz Lake Fern Road Trailhead Permanently Closing for New Trail Construction

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 12, 2015) - Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation department is announcing the permanent closure of the Lutz Lake Fern trailhead and parking area, effective Monday, March 23.... Read on...


Public Utilities News

1 Story
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Public Meeting April 7 to Discuss Sewer Transmission Force Main Replacement on Countryway Boulevard

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 16, 2015) - The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Tuesday, April 7, to discuss the planned replacement of an existing section of... Read on...


Solid Waste News

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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...