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trashy gifComing the week of January 11... A New Approach to Municipal Solid Waste

A new municipal solid waste program is coming to Temple Terrace. A 95-gallon cart – or 65-gallon if you made that request – will be delivered to  homes beginning the week of January 11. (These are the only two sizes available.) You may begin to use the carts upon receipt. You also may request an additional 95- or 65-gallon cart by calling Public Works at 813.506.6560. A $75 charge for the second cart will be added to your utility bill upon delivery. Read more about the new program here.

Ma word graphic in honor of MLK DayLK Day Holiday

A reminder that City Hall, Omar K. Lightfoot Center and the Temple Terrace Public Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Family Rec Complex will be open from 8am to 4pm. There will be no residential trash pickup.

Coronavirus Updates

For comprehensive information regarding the City’s ongoing response to the pandemic, please click here.


Face Coverings 

Corona MaskFace coverings are required in all County businesses, including those in Temple Terrace. Free cloth face coverings are available for pick-up at the Temple Terrace Public Library, 202 Bullard Parkway, M-F between 10am and 4pm until supplies are depleted. Please call 813.506.6406 if you need assistance. A limited supply of masks are available to the Temple Terrace business community. For more information, email gpauley@templeterrace.com.


covid vaccine vial and needleAll appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in Hillsborough County have been filled. Appointment availability is based on the supply of vaccine as provided by the state of Florida. Additional appointments will become available as vaccine is supplied to the county. While Hillsborough County currently does not have access to the number of vaccines being distributed by hospitals and private health care systems, additional vaccination efforts are underway in this community. Qualified individuals under Phase I of the governor of Florida's vaccination distribution plan are also encouraged to check with their health care provider as they may be able to provide a vaccine, This includes both residents and staff of long term care facilities, persons 65 years+ and healthcare personnel with direct patient contact. For more information on the County's vaccination efforts click here. If you are a veteran, you may be able to get a vaccine through the Veteran's Administration. Click here for more information about the vaccines being administered through the James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital.

City Facilities

City HallThe Temple Terrace Public Library and Family Recreation Complex / Fitness Center with new, temporary hours and precautions. Click here for more information about rules and schedules. Omar K Lightfoot Center, Public Works and City Hall remain closed to the public. Staff are available to answer questions via phone or email between 8am and 5pm. View phone directory. City Council meetings are open to the public on a limited capacity, first come, first served basis. Those wishing to attend the meeting must agree to have their temperatures checked before being admitted to City Hall and wear face coverings at all times. Enter via the door on the 56th Street side.

Rental and Mortgage Assistance

house keysResidents of Temple Terrace who are unable to make payments for housing expenses due to Covid-19 may be eligible for financial help from Hillsborough County and its partners. Applications for assistance will be accepted through Dec. 30. For more information, contact Affordable Housing Services at 813.635.1610 or email AffordableHousingServices@hcflgov.net.

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