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Learn About All-Hazards and Floodplain Management Plan at Public Meetings

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 14, 2019) - Hillsborough County will hold a series of public information meetings until May 16 to engage the community about risk mitigation strategy and the Floodplain Management Plan.

The Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) is the all-hazards guide developed to provide the community with information about the risks - such as floods, tornadoes, wildfires, thunderstorms, and hurricanes - that residents could possibly face while living in Hillsborough County. It includes mitigation techniques that businesses and residents may implement to help lessen risks.

The Open House format meetings with Public Works Hazard Mitigation staff will:

  • Answer questions and receive feedback from residents
  • Provide information about what local governments are doing to mitigate hazards
  • Detail how the LMS is being updated
  • Explain how residents can protect their families, businesses and property.


Meetings will be held across the county for the convenience of all residents.

Tuesday, May 14, 6 PM
Maureen B. Gauzza Library
11211 Countryway Blvd., Tampa

Wednesday, May 15, 6 PM
Bruton Memorial Library
302 W. McLendon St., Plant City

Thursday, May 16, 5 PM
Southshore Regional Service Center
410 30th St. SE, Ruskin

Questions about the meeting can be directed to Citizen Engagement staff at (813) 272-5275.

For additional information about the County's Hazard Mitigation Programs visit our Hazard Mitigation pages.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities who need an accommodation to participate, such as large print or an interpreter, should contact Hillsborough County Customer Service & Support at (813) 272-5900 or TTY Relay: 711 no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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