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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: October 22, 2014

Public Meeting to Discuss Fire Protection Improvements for Sun City Center

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Thursday, Nov. 6 to discuss a planned fire hydrant and water pipeline installation project in Sun City Center. The project... Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2014

Military Veterans Invited to Chromalloy Job Tour on Oct. 24

Hillsborough County Economic Development in partnership with Florida TRADE at HCC, a U.S. Department of Labor sponsored grant program, will host a special job tour to help military-in-transition and veterans succeed in... Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Pet Resource Center's Pets-For-Vets Special at First Saturday Celebration on Nov. 1

Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center, the County's animal shelter and the First Place for Pets, invites the community to its First Saturday Celebration on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Present Commendation to Derrick Brooks

Commissioner Lesley "Les" Miller, Jr. on behalf of the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners presented a commendation to former... Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2014

Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Trailhead, Parking Relocation and Expansion at Balm-Boyette

The Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department has scheduled a public meeting Monday, Oct. 27, to discuss and seek input for the proposed new location of the Balm-Boyette Scrub Preserve trailhead and... Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2014

New Flashing Beacon Pedestrian Signals Activated Oct. 14 on Fletcher Avenue East of 22nd Street

Two new pedestrian-activated rapid flashing signals located on Fletcher Avenue between 22nd Street and Livingston Avenue are scheduled to be activated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in coordination with enforcement by the... Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Residents Invited to Discuss Challenges Faced by Florida Women and Families

Hillsborough County residents are invited to participate in a community conversation about challenges faced by women and families in Florida on Oct. 16 at various times and locations. The informational conversation is... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

County Approves Lease Agreement; New Entrepreneur Collaborative Center Set to Open in November

Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners have approved a lease agreement to secure space in Ybor City to serve as the new Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC). The new facility will serve as a hub to build a... Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2014

Hillsborough County Residents Invited to Help Develop the Community's Risk Mitigation Plan

Hillsborough County residents and business owners, including those in Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City, are invited to participate in developing the community's risk mitigation strategy by providing feedback on the... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Pet Resource Center Moves Turn-In Hours to Mornings

Beginning Monday, Oct. 6, Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center will change the times it accepts owner-surrendered pets and strays.

The new turn-in times that the shelter will accept owner-surrendered pets and lost... Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2014

From the Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Agency: Rental Scams

Rental options are getting more costly according to real estate site Zillow. The site recently reported that of the 100 largest rental markets, only 10 are now more affordable than they were before the housing collapse.... Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

Hillsborough County Hospital Authority Announces RFP Grant Funding Opportunity - Deadline Nov. 3

The Hillsborough County Hospital Authority, a Florida special district, is offering a limited funding opportunity for health-related and MBE/WBE related grants for the Authority's Oct. 1, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2015 fiscal year... Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Residents Urged to Keep Hillsborough County Clean by Putting Waste in Its Place

Hillsborough County Public Works is putting an emphasis on litter prevention awareness by teaming up with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to urge residents to take pride in our... Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Hillsborough County Offers Code Compliance Amnesty Program to Eligible Residents

Hillsborough County is offering a Code Compliance Amnesty Program to eligible Hillsborough County property owners with outstanding code enforcement fines and liens greater than a year old. Fines for approved properties can... Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2014

Hillsborough County to Launch Garden Goodies Program at North Tampa Head Start Center Oct. 3

Rows of squash, tomatoes, basil and bell peppers aren't what people expect to see adjacent to a Head Start Center playground. Thanks to collaboration between the Hillsborough County UF/IFAS Extension and Economic... Read on...

Posted on: September 24, 2014

Hillsborough Mosquito Control and Florida Dept. of Health remind residents to protect themselves

The Florida Department of Health and the Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control reminds all residents and visitors to take precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

According to Dr. Douglas Holt, MD,... Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This October

Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for the entire family this October. For a... Read on...

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Posted on: June 18, 2014

2014 Hillsborough County Hurricane Guides Now Available Throughout Community

To help residents prepare for the hurricane season that runs through Nov. 30, Hillsborough County has released the 2014 Disaster Planning Guide, The Official Guide for the Tampa Bay Area. Guides are available in both English... 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...


Library News

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Posted on: September 23, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This October

Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for the entire family this October. For a... Read on...

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Parks, Recreation & Conservation News

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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...


Solid Waste News

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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: September 29, 2014

Residents Urged to Keep Hillsborough County Clean by Putting Waste in Its Place

Hillsborough County Public Works is putting an emphasis on litter prevention awareness by teaming up with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to urge residents to take pride in our... Read on...