Hillsborough County soon will begin work on a 36,000-square-foot, $8 million building designed to consolidate many county services under one roof.
The East County Government Service Center will include space for the property appraiser, health department, sheriff’s office, clerk of court and social services, among others.
The building is slated to open in August 2016, said Bill Hand, project manager for the county real estate department.
The two-story building will be at Michigan Avenue and Baker Street, next to the Plant City Courthouse, 301 N. Michigan Ave. The service center will be built in front of and replace a county office building at 307 N. Michigan Ave. that was once a grocery store.
The county plans to add 260 parking spaces and tear down the old building after the new one is completed.
The government service center, like the courthouse that opened in 2011, will incorporate...
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