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Holturkey in a garbage caniday schedule

A reminder that City offices and facilities including the Temple Terrace Public Library will be closed this Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no residential sanitation services on those days. Pickups will resume on Monday, Nov. 30. The Rec Complex will likewise be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but will be open on Friday from 8am - 2pm.

CartHOLIDAY GOLF CART PARADE! Saturday, December 5 at 7 pm

The parade begins and ends at the Family Rec Complex, 6610 Whiteway Dr. Spectators are encouraged to maintain social distancing and wear masks. The participants in the parade will not throw items to the crowd. Look for a very special guest in the last cart. (Unfortunately, due to time commitments, Santa will not meet with the children this year.)

Want to ride? Participants MUST register in person at the Rec Complex or by calling 813.506.6600. $10 registration fee (includes a 2021 golf cart registration). Drivers must be 18 years or older. No throwing of beads, candy or other items allowed. No alcohol permitted. All riders must be seated in carts. Staging at 6 pm; mandatory driver meeting at 6:45 pm. Click here for more info, including a route map.

mini grant graphic2021 Neighborhood Mini-Grant Available 

This Hillsborough County, Florida Government program  is aimed at bringing neighbors together to help strengthen communities. What would your neighborhood do with $5000? Neighborhood organizations that want to strengthen and engage their communities for years to come through innovative and creative community projects are invited to apply. Neighborhood, civic, homeowner, and crime watch associations in Hillsborough County that are registered with Neighborhood Relations are eligible, including those in Temple Terrace. Not registered? Visit the Neighborhood Association Information web page for more information. The deadline to apply is 5pm Friday, Dec. 4

trashy gifComing soon... 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 your home in late fall / early winter. (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.

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.


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The City of Temple Terrace is accepting paper and cardboard only at curbside. Metals and plastics should be taken to receptacles located throughout the City for recycling. Place glass in your regular trash to be taken to a waste-to-energy facility. Click here for more information about the City’s revised Recycling program.

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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