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April 7, 2021
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Champions Day
The Board declared April 7, 2021, as Tampa Bay Buccaneers Champions Day, congratulating the organization for winning their second National Football League Championship by dominating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55 at Raymond James Stadium in February. The victory carried historical significance because it marked the first time a NFL team had won the Vince Lombardi Trophy on their home turf. As a special treat, the Bucs made the trophy available for employees for individual and group photographs. Pictured with Commissioner Ken Hagan are Bucs Chief Finance Officer Joe Fada (far left) and Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford.

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Public Health Week
Encouraging all residents and visitors to better understand the value of public health and embrace opportunities to adopt preventive lifestyle habits supporting the theme "Building Bridges to Better Health," commissioners declared April 5 through April 11, 2021, as Public Health Week in Hillsborough County. 
Child Abuse
Prevention Month

The Board declared April 2021 as Child Abuse Prevention Month, lauding the work of the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Children and Families and Prevent Child Abuse Florida’s Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign, to engage the community in a coordinated effort to prevent child abuse and neglect.

New Program Provides Career Pathways

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved an agreement with CareerSource Tampa Bay for the newly created Apprenticeship to Career Empowerment Program that will help low-income young adults find apprenticeship training and employment opportunities in high-demand occupations.

County Approves $2.6M in Funding for Food Relief Programs

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved more than $2.6 million in funding agreements with Feeding Tampa Bay, East Tampa Business and Civic Association, and Metropolitan Ministries. The initiative will fund several food relief programs for Hillsborough County residents experiencing food insecurities due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Environmental Funds Restore Upland Habitats at Bell Creek

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved the use of $175,000 from the County’s environmental restoration fund to restore 17 acres of disturbed uplands at Bell Creek Nature Preserve. This second phase of restoration introduces native upland grasses, shrubs, and trees, providing daily visitors with an enhanced and more authentic nature experience when hiking and observing wildlife.

Artwork for New Roundabouts Enhance Roads, Boost Safety

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved artwork renditions for two roundabout locations to be installed at the intersection of Durant/Little and Dover Road and at Durant/Miller Road to improve transportation mobility and safety for all road users.

County and City Helping Residents with Past-Due Rent

Together We Can Crush COVID!

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