Doing more with less. That’s essentially the theme espoused by Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority CEO Katharine Egan since taking over the financially troubled agency nearly three years ago, but it’s definitely the case now as HART unveils its “Mission Max” schedule Sunday morning.
While it’s been less than a month since Hurricane Irma’s strong winds brushed through Florida, Hillsborough County Commissioners are getting an earful from constituents questioning when debris gathered in front of their homes will be picked up.
The Hillsborough County School Board’s decision last year to drop so-called courtesy busing provoked anger among parents whose children were directly affected by the move. And Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman inspired other sharp responses Thursday when she suggested commissioners must do something about it.
The publication of a dossier of critics of a Confederate monument in Hillsborough County has prompted at least a temporary change in how the board’s policy on how public speakers address the board.
Certified financial planner and Seminole Heights activist Kimberly Overman has filed to run for the countywide District 7 seat on the Hillsborough County Commission.
The topsy-turvy saga regarding a Confederate monument in Tampa took yet another turn Wednesday when Hillsborough County Commissioners voted that the monument will stay in front of the courthouse annex unless the private sector raises $140,000 in the next 30 days.
Congresswoman Kathy Castor has a message for Hillsborough County Commissioners: Physically move the Confederate monument from the County courthouse annex right now, instead of waiting for a private effort to raise the necessary funds.