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Hillsborough County offices closed; staff focusing on Hurricane Ian emergency response

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Hillsborough County will Close All Offices and Facilities on Monday, Sept. 26.

All Hillsborough County offices and facilities will close Monday, Sept. 26 for regular operations to allow staff to focus on the emergency response to Hurricane Ian.

The closure includes all County libraries, parks, preserves, and recreation centers. All County public meetings have also been postponed. The Veterans Memorial Park open house scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 27, has been postponed. The open house will be rescheduled at a later date.

Hillsborough County Solid Waste will continue normal collection operations as scheduled and all Solid Waste facilities will remain open on Monday, Sept. 26.


Hillsborough County is making sandbags available again on Monday, Sept. 26 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at these locations:

Hillsborough County residents are eligible for a maximum of 10 sandbags per vehicle. Residents must show ID verifying they live in the County; a driver's license or utility bill will serve as proper identification.

Get Connected. Stay Alert.

For more information on Hillsborough County's response to Tropical Storm Ian, visit and sign up for the HCFL Alert system. Additionally, you can follow Hillsborough County on social media at Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor for updates.

Residents without digital access are encouraged to call (813) 272-5900, the County's main information line, for information on Tropical Storm Ian or visit