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PHOTO/VIDEO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WHAT: Mobile Home Hurricane Preparedness Initiative WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 30 at 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Fountainview Estates, 8800 Berkshire Lane, Tampa, 33635 Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2018) - The sustained power of a tropical storm or hurricane can damage or...
"Return to Normal." It's the catchphrase and common goal after a hurricane passes. To that end, Hillsborough County has succeeded. It's easy to forget how everything changed for a few days last September when Hurricane Irma threatened, then stormed up the Florida peninsula. All told, Irma caused...
Value Adjustment Board September 26, 2018
The purpose of this meeting is for the VAB to take public comments; approve the minutes of the July 23, 2018 meeting; certify the 2018 Real and Tangible Assessment Rolls, and authorize the Chairman to sign the Certificate of Value Adjustment Board for each roll, so the tax rolls can be extended;...
During Black History Month in February, we consider a few of the many effective African-American leaders who helped shape Hillsborough County. Queen Miller: For more than six decades, this tireless advocate for those in need has worked to provide social and health services, and to deter crime....
A respected government and civic leader, Simmons (1915-1996) served 21 years on the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, 18 of them as chairman. The University of South Florida and Sun City Center were established during his tenure on the Board, 1951-1972. He was a central figure in...
In this occasional series we explore namesakes of some of the county's well-known buildings, parks, and roads. Who was John F. Germany? Germany, 1923-2015, was a Hillsborough County circuit judge, founding partner of the Holland & Knight law firm, and avid civic leader. Among other...
Description Experience during Hurricane Irma demonstrated the need for safe, secure, and storm-hardened service facilities for Public Works, Public Utilities, and Fleet Management operations. These operations play a vital role in protecting public safety before and after disasters. Existing...
Commissioners set aside a 45 minute period at the beginning of a Regular BOCC meeting to hear from the public. To sign up to speak, please fill out the Public Comment Form at the sign-in table outside the Boardroom. The Chairman will call on speakers by name.  Citizens speaking on scheduled...
The Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award honors a current or former government official or civic leader for improving government through leadership and vision. The award is typically presented at a regular Board meeting in April. About the 2018 recipient Born in Plant City and a lifelong...
This Council prepares a tourist development plan for the Board of County Commissioners, recommends uses for the tourist development tax revenue, and monitors trust fund spending. It also makes recommendations to the Commissioners for developing tourism in the area. Membership: The members of this...