July 6, 2021 10:29 AM
Tropical Storm Preparation
City Hall, Public Works, the Library, Lightfoot and the Rec Complex will close today at 2pm in anticipation of Elsa. The Library, Lightfoot and the Rec Complex will reopen at 1pm on Wednesday, while City Hall and Public Works will reopen at noon.
Residents are urged to monitor weather forecasts and review their emergency plans as Tropical Storm Elsa will impact our area with strong winds and heavy rain beginning this afternoon.
The City will distribute sandbags to residents on Tuesday, July 6 until 2pm (note time change from previous announcement) at the Sports Complex located at 10369 US Highway 301. Sandbags from this distribution point are reserved for residents of Temple Terrace who must show a valid ID or recent utility bill that includes a Temple Terrace address. The station will be self-service with bags, shovels and sand provided. Assistance is available for the elderly or persons with disabilities. There is a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle.
City facilities including City Hall, Public Works, the Public Library, Omar K Lightfoot Center and the Family Recreation Complex will close Tuesday, July 6 at 2pm in anticipation of Elsa. The Public Library, Lightfoot and the Family Complex will reopen at 1pm on Wednesday, July 7, while City Hall and Public Works will reopen at noon. Youth programs are cancelled for Wednesday. Any additional changes to operating hours will be posted on the City's website, on the City's Facebook page and via email to those who have signed up for those notifications.
Sanitation services will continue as normal on Tuesday and Wednesday.