Hillsborough Emergency Policy Group Overview Meeting Scheduled

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 29, 2019) - The Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group will meet on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in conjunction with the County's annual hurricane exercise. The meeting will be held at the Public Safety Operations Complex located at 9450 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33619.

The Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group (EPG) is comprised of three County Commissioners, the mayors from the cities of Plant City, Tampa, and Temple Terrace, and the Sheriff. Authority is granted by Article 8 of the Florida Constitution, Section 125.66 and Chapter 252 of Florida Statutes, and Hillsborough County Code of Ordinances and Laws Chapter 22, Article II, Sections 22-23, in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of residents and visitors during declared emergencies.

The purpose of this meeting is for the EPG members to receive an overview of the group's function and authority in event of a hurricane or other emergency.




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