For Immediate Release  
Friday, March 13, 2020   
Plan Hillsborough suspends in-person meetings and events for 30 days
Tampa, FL, March 13, 2020 - In accordance with Hillsborough County government and in an abundance of caution in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Plan Hillsborough has cancelled in-person meetings and events for the next 30 days. This impacts all meetings and events for the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission, Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), and Hillsborough River Board & Technical Advisory Council (TAC) scheduled between March 13, 2020 and April 13, 2020.  
Our main concern is for the health of our staff and their families, the officials and volunteers who make up our boards and committees, the community members we serve, and all of our varied stakeholders. The health of all people and every community is a priority, as we continue to advance the important work of the region during this time.
The following meetings have been cancelled or postponed:
  • March 17 | Hillsborough River Board TAC
  • March 25 | Transportation Surtax Independent Oversight Committee
The following MPO meetings will be held virtually:
  • March 16 | 1:30p - 3:30p | MPO Technical Advisory Committee
  • March 24 | 9:00a - 11:00a | MPO Board and Policy Committee - Board Priorities Workshop
  • March 25 | 9:00a - 11:00a | MPO Livable Roadways Committee
  • April 8 | 9:00a - 11:00a | MPO Citizens Advisory Committee
  • April 8 | 5:30p - 7:30p | MPO Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee
  • April 9 | 1:30p - 3:30p | MPO Intelligent Transportation Systems Committee
Information for the March 16 TAC virtual meeting:
Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone at:
Access Code: 603-430-213  
Dial in 1-646-749-3122. 
Specifics for each virtual meeting, including teleconference information and agendas will be posted our agency calendar and on @HillsboroughMPO twitter prior to each virtual meeting.
At this time, regular meetings and events are expected to resume on Monday, April 13, 2020.  
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What is Plan Hillsborough?

Plan Hillsborough provides value-added planning services through a diverse team of professionals working towards a thriving future for Tampa, Temple Terrace, Plant City, and Hillsborough County, and provides staff to the:

Promotes, coordinates, collaborates with, and facilitates the involvement of all people in comprehensive planning and visioning to improve economic development opportunities and quality of life in our community
A long-range transportation policy-making board made up of local government and transportation agency representatives planning for more than $1.5 billion in state and federally funded multi-modal transportation investments in the first 5 years of each 20+ year plan
Responsible for promoting collaborative planning, regulation, and development along the river corridor while ensuring the environmental health of the river running through Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa and Temple Terrace