All posts tagged Connections to Tomorrow July 2021

POSTPONED: FLiP Jr. youth to reveal “Our City” beautification project

Please note that we have postponed this event, and we will announce a future date soon. For inquiries, please contact Davida A. Franklin at  or 813-565-9379. July 2021 – Plan Hillsborough invites the public to the Tampa Heights Junior Civic Association (THJCA) on July 31 for the final reveal of the “Our City” beautification…


Housing Section of the Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan update to explore revising Affordable Housing Density Bonus

July 2021 – Establishing policies that will provide housing for all residents, regardless of socioeconomic background, is a significant factor in planning for a community. To meet the changing needs of the County, the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission is currently updating the Housing Section of the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan Update (the Plan)…


Residents share thoughts on growth and development in unincorporated county area

July 2021 – Citizen and stakeholder outreach is paramount to comprehensive planning. As part of the continued updates to Hillsborough County’s Comprehensive Plan, and at the direction of the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, the Planning Commission enlisted HCP Associates to get statistically valid feedback from unincorporated area residents on growth, quality of life,…


iCanBike program teaches people with disabilities to ride bikes

July 2021 – It was a moment Paisley will always remember: the day she learned how to ride a bike. Gena Torres remembers that moment as well; she’s the volunteer that taught Paisley how to ride. “It was such an honor to participate in the iCan Bike program this summer,” the TPO executive planner fondly…


Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit 2021 accepting presentation proposals

July 2021 – A call for proposals is now open for the Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit, an annual event that advocates for transportation safety and accessibility throughout the Tampa Bay area. The hybrid event takes place November 2–4, 2021, and will feature virtual speakers, virtual panels, in-person mobile workshops, and virtual presentation sessions. The deadline for proposals is July 23, 2021. “Plan Hillsborough is excited to…


Restoration of Lower Green Swamp Preserve benefits the Hillsborough River

July 2021 – At the River Board’s June meeting, Stephen Raymond, Hillsborough County, and Maya Burke, Tampa Bay Estuary Program (TBEP), discussed the Lower Green Swamp Preserve Hydrologic Improvement and Freshwater Wetland Restoration Project. This project provides benefits to the Hillsborough River as this area is part of the headwaters of the river. Ms. Burke…

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