Hillsborough residents can weigh in on stormwater fees

A public hearing is set for Sept. 5 regarding a proposed stormwater fee increase in Hillsborough County. The public hearing is set for 10 a.m., in the second floor board room at Frederick B. Karl County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., in downtown Tampa. Any changes approved by the Hillsborough County Commission would be reflected on the 2019 property tax notices, according to a Hillsborough … [Read more...]

Region offers plenty of ‘Independence’ celebrations

Residents within The Laker/Lutz News coverage area will have plenty of options for celebrating the nation’s independence this year. Some festivities are being held before the Fourth of July, some are scheduled on the holiday itself, and there are a couple being held at the end of the holiday weekend. Whether you enjoy watching a parade, like to run, enjoy listening to live music or get a … [Read more...]

Hillsborough County needs volunteers

Hillsborough County is sending out a call for residents who want to serve their community on citizen advisory boards. Volunteers are needed to fill positions on these boards:  Affordable Housing Advisory Board; Building Board of Adjustment, Appeals & Examiners; Child Care Facilities Advisory Board; Child Care Licensing Hearing Officer; Children’s Services Advisory Board; Council on Aging; … [Read more...]