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Zoning Master to hold hearing at County Center

Zoning Master to hold hearing at County Center

Tampa, Florida -- If you have a rezoning request, then you will want to be at the Zoning Hearing Master meeting downtown on Monday, April 22. 

The zoning master hearings are a public forum to address all rezoning requests in Hillsborough County.

The Zoning Hearing master will make a written report for approval or denial to the Board of County Commissioners following the meeting.

Land Development Code hearing scheduled for April 11

Land Development Code hearing scheduled for April 11

Tampa, Florida -- If you are concerned about zoning in Hillsborough County you will want to be at round one of the Land Development Code Text Amendment Hearing this week.

The Board of County Commissioners is holding a workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 11 in the 2nd Floor Boardroom of County Center 601 East Kennedy Blvd in Downtown Tampa.

According to the County Website Land Development Code includes zoning, site development, and subdivision regulations. The intent of the LDC is to promote and preserve public health, safety, and welfare.

Free online classes

Free online classes

Hernando County, Florida -- Did you know Hernando County Public Library offers free classes?

It's true. All that is needed is a Hernando County Library Card ID and that allows people to sign up to 5 courses. People then have 6 months to finish each course. 

Some of the courses include: accounting, office skills, psychology, career training, science, and much more. Visit http://www.hcpl.lib.fl.us/ to learn more. 

Create a card event at Brandon Library

Create a card event at Brandon Library

Brandon, Florida-- Brandon Regional Library is holding a Create-a-card event on April 2nd.

The event has limited seating, so call ahead and make sure their are spots available: (813) 273-3652.

Book sale at downtown library

Book sale at downtown library

Tampa, Florida -- If you are looking for a bargain on books, you'll want to be at the John F. Germany Library book sale this weekend.

It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, March 9 at Grover's Corner Bookstore at the Loading Dock Bookstore in the library.

The John H. Germany Public Library is located at 900 N. Ashley Drive in Downtown Tampa.

For more information you can contact the library at 813-273-3652.

Florida State Parks announces new, free mobile app

Florida State Parks announces new, free mobile app

Florida-- Trees, lakes, trails, wildlife- they're all things that come to mind when thinking about Florida's parks. Techonology, smartphones and applications, howeverm are probably the last things to come to mind- until now!

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Park Services department has announced the launch of their new, free mobile application, which will serve as an interactive guide for users on the go at any of Florida's 171 parks, trails and historic sites. 

Bloomindale Library expansion project to start soon

Bloomindale Library expansion project to start soon

Construction is set to begin on the Bloomindale Regional Public Library expansion. The library will maintain its regular hours, but there may be some inconveniences during the renovations. The project is expected to be completed in December.

Here's the release from the county with information on the project: