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Hurricane Preparedness


The City's supply of sandbags has been depleted. As many of those currently in line as possible will be serviced. More than 12,000 sandbags were distributed to City residents. If you are still in need, consider substituting bags of mulch or soil. 

City offices and facilities including the Temple Terrace Public Library and the Family Recreation Complex will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 27 through Thursday, Sept. 29. There will be NO SANITATION SERVICES – INCLUDING TRASH, RECYCLING AND YARD WASTE – ON WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY. Refer to this page, follow the City on Facebook or Instagram or call the automated info line at 813.506.6644 to the more recent updates. The City also will staff a phone line from 10am - 10pm for non-emergency questions and information. Call 813.989.7098.

Note that Hillsborough County has issued a mandatory evacuation order for Evacuation Zone A. A voluntary evacuation has been issued for Zone B. 

Click here for more info about, shelters, evacuation zones and preparedness info.

NatiNNO 2022onal Night Out

National Night Out (NNO) is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. NNO 2022 will be an indoor/outdoor event with static displays of police equipment and vehicles as well as a fire engine, a rock wall and bounce house. Local businesses and organizations also will have promotional displays. The Temple Terrace Police Department looks forward to seeing the community at 6 p.m. at Mission Hill Church on 56th St. for National Night Out October 4! 

voting boxCandidate Forum

The City of Temple Terrace will host a Candidate Forum for the five individuals running for City Council in the upcoming General Election. The Forum will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6 at Omar K. Lightfoot Center, 10901 N. 56th Street, Temple Terrace. There will be a 30-minute public meet-and-greet with the City Council candidates prior to the start of the event.

Forum attendees are invited to submit questions (written on index cards) until 5:45 p.m. at the event. Resident questions will be selected at random and posed to each of the candidates by a moderator. (There will be no audience participation during the Forum.) Questions also may be submitted in advance on cards available Sept. 19 – 30 at Omar K. Lightfoot Center, the Family Recreation Complex, 610 Whiteway Dr. and the Temple Terrace Public Library, 202 Bullard Parkway

Learn more about the candidates and ballot proposal here.

sparkyheadshotFire Department Open House

This year the department will highlight the importance of having a fire escape plan with this year’s NFP theme, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape,” as well as several live demonstrations, displays, kid’s crafts and activities, food and more. The event will be held at Fire Station 1, 124 Bullard Parkway, October 8 at 9am with parking available at Temple Terrace Elementary, the Temple Terrace Public Library and Bullock Law Group (allotted spaces only). Sponsors for this year’s event include: Advent Health, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Moffitt Cancer Center, American Red Cross, Center for Autism & Related Disabilities, Florida Highway Patrol, Tampa Crisis Center, TTPD, Wayne Automatic, TECO, Stepp’s Towing, The Children’s Board, Florida College, Local IAFF 3582 Firefighter’s Union and Kona Ice.