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June 16, 2021
Public Service Week in Hillsborough County
The Board declared June 21 through June 27, 2021, as Public Service Week in Hillsborough County, honoring more than 50 community partners, businesses, agencies, organizations, academic institutions, and other groups and entities. Commissioners thanked them for going beyond the call of duty in providing a wide range of services to residents and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Homeownership Month 
Noting the many benefits of owning a home, the BOCC declared June 2021 as Homeownership Month in Hillsborough County. The Board recognized three organizations that help residents achieve their dream of owning a home by providing educational courses, counseling, loan assistance, and other services. 
FROM THE BOARD ROOM

Addition of 85 Acres Expands Bahia Beach Nature Preserve

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved an agreement for a $5 million grant to acquire and restore nearly 85 acres within the Bahia Beach Coastal Restoration Preserve as part of the Jan K. Platt Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program (ELAPP). The purchase includes funding for exotic plant removal and restoration of native habitats. Upon completion of these activities, the site will be opened for hiking, bird watching, and other nature-based activities.
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Free Fish Gobble Favorite Food: Mosquito Larvae

Library System's 2021 Summer Reading Program Runs Through July 31


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