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Library in Carrollwood to open Saturday

Library in Carrollwood to open Saturday

Carrollwood, Florida - The Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library closed after Tuesday's showers caused water damage to the building, but it is set to reopen tomorrow, Saturday, May 25.

According to a recent release, storm water came in from the east side of the building and spread through the community room, computer lab and a significant portion of the main reading room. Fortunately, no damage has been done to the book or audiovisual collections.

Commissioners seek applications for citizen boards and councils

Commissioners seek applications for citizen boards and councils

Hillsborough County, Florida -- Hillsborough County Commissioners are seeking residents to serve on several County citizen advisory boards and councils. Residents interested in seeking appointment must be registered voters in Hillsborough County. These are voluntary positions, and members serve without compensation. Applicants may apply to more than one board, but may only serve on one board at a time. All applicants must submit the Standards of Conduct form along with their application.

Hillsborough Human Relations board to meet

Hillsborough Human Relations board to meet

Tampa, Florida --The Hillsborough County Human Relations Board which reviews complaints filed under the County Human Relations Ordinance meets at 12 p.m. Tuesday May 14 at County Center.

The meeting will be on  the 26th Floor of County Center, in Conference Room B.

County Center is located at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa.

Special magistrate for false burglar alarms to hear cases

Special magistrate for false burglar alarms to hear cases

Tampa, Florida--If you have been cited for a false burglar alarm in Hillsborough County you can make your case to  Code Enforcement Special Magistrate for Burglar False Alarms and Natural Resources.  at 9 am Monday May 6th in the 2nd Floor Boardroom of County Center .

If you want to appeal any decision by the Special Magistrate you'll need a reconrd of the hearing and may need to insure a verbatim record is made.

An appeal has to be scheduled within 30 days after the Magistrate's order.

Hillsborough County seeks public feedback on its Draft Strategic Plan

Hillsborough County seeks public feedback on its Draft Strategic Plan

Hillsborough County, Florida -- After three months of public input and five months of planning workshops, research and retreats, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners has created their draft Strategic Plan for the County.

Residents are encouraged to review the draft Strategic Plan and give their comments on the Plan through the Strategic Plan blog, via email or phone by May 14. The County Commission will take their final vote on the Plan at their regular Board meeting on May 15.

Select Hillsborough libraries to get facelifts

Hillsborough County, Florida - Hillsborough County government is renovating and expanding six public libraries in 2013, building the power of knowledge one brick at a time! Here is a summary of the projects, with links to the County's Web page about each project, and a link to each library's Web page.

New Construction:

The Committee on Status of Women meets Tuesday in Downtown

The Committee on Status of Women meets Tuesday in Downtown

Tampa, Florida-- The Commission on the Status of Women is holding it's April meeting from 10 a.m. to 11:30 this coming Tuesday April 23rd on the 26th Floor of the County Center in Conference Room b. 

The Committee on the Status of Women, also known as COSW, serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners on matters pertaining to the status of women.   

For more information, contact Beth Pytlik, Intergovernmental Relations And Special Projects Coordinator, at 813-276-2640.