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Posted on: December 31, 2019

2020 Solid Waste Schedule Now Available

HPS Sanitation Reminder

We have GOOD NEWS for you! The increased level of service that was provided by the City of Homestead, increasing the collection of recyclables and bulky waste from twice a month to once a week, at no additional cost will continue in 2020. Your re...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Inside Homestead December 2019

Inside Homestead

Happy Holidays! The December 2019 edition of Inside Homestead will bring you up to date on the exciting happenings of this year and give you a sneak peek at what's ahead in 2020.

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours 2017

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed at 12pm on Friday, December 13, 2019 and will reopen at normal business hours on Monday, December 16, 2019.  There will be no service interruptions to the Homestead Trolley or HPS Sanitation rou...

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Posted on: November 29, 2019

Inside Homestead November 2019

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead we're talking about milestones in Downtown Homestead, holiday happenings, and important safety tips.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Solid Waste Holiday Hours & Closings

HPS Solid Waste Truck

The Solid Waste office and drop off location will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observance of Thanksgiving and will reopen at normal business hours Saturday, November 30, 2019.  Recycling, Trash, and Bu...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Homestead Public Services Warns of Potential Utility Scams

HPS Scam Alerts

The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about scams that have been reported by Homestead Public Services customers. A supposed utilities representative calls a home or business and asks customers to make a utility payment over the phone by...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Offices of the City of Homestead Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Hours

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observance of Thanksgiving.  Offices will reopen at normal business hours on Monday, December 2, 2019.

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

City Offices Closed for Veterans Day

Veterans Day

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veterans Day.  Offices will reopen at normal business hours on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

HPS Customer Service
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Inside Homestead October 2019

Inside Homestead

Big news this month for the City of Homestead! We're talking about the Homestead Station Grand Opening, city events, financial updates, and award-winning TV. Inside Homestead starts right now...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Homestead Public Services Warns of Potential Utility Scams

HPS Scam Alerts

The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about scams that have been reported by Homestead Public Services customers. A supposed utilities representative calls a home or business and asks customers to make a utility payment over the phone by...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: September 3, 2019

State of Emergency Lifted, City Operations Normal

City Hall Exterior

The City of Homestead has lifted the State of Emergency originally declared Friday, August 30, 2019 in response to Hurricane Dorian. All City operations are running on a normal schedule.

HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 31, 2019

City Offices Closed for Labor Day, Emergency Management Staff Remains Vigilant

Labor Day Hours

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day.  Emergency Management Staff is still monitoring the progress of Hurricane Dorian and encourages residents to remain prepared.  Emer...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: September 1, 2019

HPS Energy Reminds Customers of Storm Safety & Outage Reporting Procedures

Hurricane Dorian HPS Info Graphic

As Hurricane Dorian approaches, Homestead Public Services Energy encourages its customers to be prepared and check their hurricane plans.  With wind and rain impacts to Homestead still possible, there may be power outages.  Customers can...
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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 31, 2019

Significant Impacts from Hurricane Dorian Unlikely, Staff Still Monitoring the Storm

Hurricane Dorian Update

The latest forecast for Hurricane Dorian looks promising for Homestead.  As of now, it is unlikely that we will feel significant impacts, but there is a possibility of Tropical Force winds.  The City of Homestead urges residents to remai...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 30, 2019

City of Homestead Emergency Management Staff Monitoring Hurricane Dorian

State of Emergency Hurricane Dorian Update

The City of Homestead declared a State of Emergency Friday, August 30, 2019 in response to Hurricane Dorian – a major Category 3 storm approaching Florida. By declaring a state of emergency, the City is ensuring ample time, resources, and flexibility to g...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 30, 2019

City of Homestead Additional Sandbag Distribution for Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian Sandbag Distribution

In light of the expected impacts of Hurricane Dorian, the City of Homestead will offer sandbag distributions for residents on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 10am to 4pm at Roby George Park (211 SW 11th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030) and the Homestead Sports...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Updates 12:30 PM Friday, August 30, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Update

The City of Homestead is continuing to monitor Hurricane Dorian and encourages all Homestead residents to check their hurricane plans.  The current forecast shows impacts to Homestead coming as early as Sunday morning.  There is currentl...
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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 29, 2019

City of Homestead Sandbag Distribution for Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian Sandbag Distribution

In light of the expected impacts of Hurricane Dorian, the City of Homestead will offer sandbag distributions for residents on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 12pm to 7pm at Roby George Park (211 SW 11th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030) and the Homestead Sports C...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

City of Homestead Monitoring Hurricane Dorian, HPS Sanitation Pickups May Be Affected

Hurricane Dorian Update

The City of Homestead is currently monitoring Hurricane Dorian and encourages all Homestead residents to check their hurricane plans. It is too early to know the exact impacts for South Florida, but wind and rain impacts are likely late this weekend into ...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Inside Homestead August 2019

Inside Homestead

This episode has good news about Homestead schools, the latest on entertainment and retail in Downtown Homestead, and HPD's Cookies with Rookies event. Inside Homestead starts right now…

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Director of HPS Energy Elected as Chair of Statewide Power Agency

HPS Energy Director Chair FMPA 2019

Homestead Public Services Energy Director Barbara Quiñones was elected Chair of the Board of Directors for the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA).   She replaces outgoing Chair Bill Conrad and has served as Vice Chair of the Board since 2014. ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Solid Waste Pickups Delayed or Rescheduled

HPS Solid Waste Truck

Sanitation pickups at the following communities were not completed and will be picked up on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 instead.  For questions please call 305-224-4860.

  • Bimini
  • Belize
  • Mirage
  • Leeward I
  • Leeward II
  • Bali
  • Fiji
  • Antillean
  • Martinique
  • Fresno
  • Sonoma
  • Mendoci...
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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Inside Homestead July 2019

Inside Homestead

We’re talking about hurricane prep, record low crime stats, and the best fireworks show in South Florida. Tune in now to find out more about what's happening in your community on Inside Homestead.

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Solid Waste Holiday Hours & Closings

HPS Solid Waste Truck

Solid waste will be closed Thursday, July 4th. Solid waste service will run on Wednesday July 3rd instead of July 4th and will resume normal operations on Friday, July 5th.

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

2019 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and ends November 30th.  It is time to start making preparations such as tree trimming and cleaning out unwanted debris. The City urges all residents to prepare now.  Find more resources and in...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Homestead Public Services Recognizes National Electrical Safety Month

HPS Energy

In recognition of National Electrical Safety Month, Homestead Public Services is urging Homestead residents and businesses to review important electric safety measures that can prevent electrically related fatalities, injuries and property loss b...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Inside Homestead April 2019

Inside Homestead

On this episode of Inside Homestead, we're talking about events in Downtown, big honors for Homestead Police, and the Special Olympics.  Watch now to find out more...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Inside Homestead March 2019

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're talking about downtown developments, science Saturdays, and your National Parks.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Homestead, Let's Recycle!

Recycling  Bin

It's not always easy to remember what you can and can't recycle. Watch this new video to learn more about how you can make sure Homestead is recycling right. For more information visit www.cityofhomestead.com/recycle or call 305-224-4860.

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Inside Homestead February 2019

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're giving you a recap of exciting past events and a heads up on events coming your way.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Inside Homestead December 2018

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're talking about holiday happenings, community events, and our neighboring National Parks.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

2019 Solid Waste Schedule Now Available

HPS Sanitation Reminder

We have GOOD NEWS for you! The increased level of service that was provided by the City of Homestead, increasing the collection of recyclables and bulky waste from twice a month to once a week, at no additional cost will continu...

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Solid Waste Schedule.... HPS Customer Service
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Inside Homestead November 2018

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're recapping Downtown events, getting ready for the holidays, and giving you updates on the NASCAR Championship weekend.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Watch the 2018 Tribute to City Staff

2018 Tribute to City Staff

City of Homestead staff is here for you no matter what...there ain't no mountain high and ain't no valley low enough to keep us from serving you every day.  Watch the 2018 Tribute to City Staff now!

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Inside Homestead October 2018

Inside Homestead

On this episode of Inside Homestead we’re talking about traffic relief for commuters, good news for taxpayers, and some big wins for the City.  Watch now to find out more.

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

HPS Customer Service Online System Maintenance

HPS Bill Pay

The HPS Customer Service online system will be down for maintenance beginning at 3PM Friday, September 28, 2018 until 10AM on Monday, October 1, 2018.  This means customers will not be able to make payments or submit applications during this time...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: September 5, 2018

HPS Reminds Customers of Garbage & Recycling Can Repair & Replacement Procedure

Recycling  Bin

Does your garbage or recycling can need to be repaired or replaced?  We've got you covered!  Just fill out the request form or call 305-224-4860 to make the request.  Then, leave your can at the curb until it is repaired or repl...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Homestead Public Services Hosts Homestead Air Reserve Base for Training Partnership

HPS HARB Partnership Weekend August 2018

Teams from Homestead Public Services Energy (HPS) and Homestead Air Reserve Base (HARB) spend their weekend forging new connections.  HARB Reservists assisted HPS Staff with several important tasks at the Homestead Power Plant as part of a Mutual...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

HPS Sanitation Bulk pick up delayed 5/24/2019

Recycling  Bin

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups for bulk trash for the following communities: Fiji, Leeward 2, Antillean, Chateau, Napa, Sierra, Umbria, Venetia Garden 1 & 2, Center gate, inside Villages of Homestead: ...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Inside Homestead July 2018

Inside Homestead

On this episode of Inside Homestead, we’re talking about downtown revitalization, small business assistance, and tons of summer fun.  Inside Homestead starts right now...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Homestead Public Services Warns of Potential Utility Scams

HPS Scam Alerts

The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about scams that have been reported by Homestead Public Services customers. A supposed utilities representative calls a home or business and asks customers to make a utility payment over the phone by...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: July 1, 2018

Homestead Public Services Payment Drop Box Location Update

Customer Service Drop Box Location Update

As of Sunday, July 1, 2018 the Homestead Public Services (HPS) Customer Service Drop Box located at 711 NE 1st Road closed.  Customers can continue to drop off payments at the Drop Boxes located at City Hall, 100 Civic Court, Homestead, FL 33030....

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: July 23, 2018

HPS Sanitation Recycling Pickups Delayed 07.23.2018

HPS Solid Waste Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups for recycling.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in recycling that has not been picked up.  Staff will ...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Inside Homestead June 2018

Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead is back!  Catch up on major developments in Downtown Homestead, hurricane preparedness, mosquito control, and our annual Independence Day bash.

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

HPS Sanitation Recycling Pickups Delayed 06.22.2018

HPS Solid Waste Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups for recycling.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in recycling that has not been picked up.  Staff will ...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Councilman Roth Honors HPS Linemen for ‘Answering the Call Every Time’

Councilman Roth Honors HPS Linemen

At the May 16 Special Presentations, Councilman Larry Roth recognized the hard work and dedication that the Homestead Public Services (HPS) Energy linemen put into their work serving the Homestead community last year, particularly following Hurricane Irma...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

HPS Sanitation Recycling Pickups Delayed 06.15.2018

Recycling  Bin

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups for recycling.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in recycling that has not been picked up.  Staff will ...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: June 13, 2018

HPS Sanitation Commercial Pickups Delayed 06.13.2018

HPS Solid Waste Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups for commercial customers.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staf...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: June 11, 2018

HPS Sanitation Commercial & Residential Pickups Delayed 06.11.2018

HPS Sanitation

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups for commercial and residential customers.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: June 7, 2019

HPS Sanitation Bulk Waste Pickup Delayed 06.07.2019

HPS Sanitation Staff Member

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in bulk waste pickups in the following communities: Fiji, Leeward II, Antillean, Martinique, Fresno, Sonoma, Mendocino, Mallorca, Chateau, Napa, Sierra and Umbria. HPS Customers should continue following th...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Homestead Public Services Updating Payment Drop Box Locations

Customer Service Drop Box Location Update

As of Sunday, July 1, 2018 the Homestead Public Services (HPS) Customer Service Drop Box located at 711 NE 1st Road will be closed.  Customers can continue to drop off payments at the Drop Boxes located at City Hall, 100 Civic Court, Homestead, F...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: June 4, 2018

HPS Sanitation Bulk Waste & Commercial Pickups Delayed 06.04.2018

HPS Sanitation Reminder

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in bulk waste and commercial pickups. HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up. Staff will be working additional ho...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: June 1, 2018

HPS Energy Participating in One of the Largest Municipal Solar Projects in the Nation

HPS Energy Announces Solar Project Participation

Homestead Public Services Energy (HPS Energy) announced its participation in the Florida Municipal Solar Project, a large-scale solar energy project that will enable HPS-Energy to provide renewable energy to its customers in the most cost-effective way. D...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

HPS Sanitation Bulk Waste Pickup Delayed 06.01.2018

HPS Sanitation Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in bulk waste pickups. HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up. Staff will be working additional hours to ensure a...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: May 30, 2018

2018 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Guide 2017

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and ends November 30th.  It is time to start making preparations such as tree trimming and cleaning out unwanted debris. The City urges all residents to prepare now.  Find more resources and in...

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Additional Info... HPS Customer Service
Posted on: May 3, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed 05.3.2018

HPS Sanitation Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups. HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up. Staff will be working additional hours to ensure ...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: April 27, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed 04.27.2018

HPS Sanitation Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staff will be working additio...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: April 20, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed 04.20.2018

HPS Sanitation Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staff will be working additio...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: April 19, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed 04.19.2018

HPS Sanitation Staff Member

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staff will be working additio...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: April 16, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed 04.16.2018

HPS Sanitation Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staff will be working additio...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 31, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed 08.31.2018

HPS Sanitation Reminder

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staff will be working additio...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: April 13, 2018

HPS Online Bill Pay Maintenance

HPS Bill Pay

HPS Online Bill Pay will be undergoing maintenance beginning Friday, April 13th at 5PM and ending Sunday, April 15th at 5PM. During this time customers may not be able to access current account balances. 

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Online Bill Pay HPS Customer Service
Posted on: April 12, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed 04.12.2018

HPS Sanitation Truck

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staff will be working additio...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: August 27, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed

HPS Sanitation Reminder

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staff will be working additio...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: January 8, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed 04.05.2018

HPS Sanitation Staff Member

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste pickups.  HPS Customers should continue following their normal solid waste schedule and should not bring in waste that has not been picked up.  Staff will be working additio...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: April 26, 2019

HPS Sanitation Bulk waste Pickups Delayed

Solid Waste Pickup Schedule

HPS Sanitation is currently experiencing a delay in solid waste Bulk pickups for the following communities: Villages of Homestead from Osprey Ct, Loon Ct, Pelican Ct, Quetzal Ct, Red Start, and Egret Rd Also in the community of Isles of Oasis from Bali, F...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Homestead Launches New Website

Website Updates

The City of Homestead launched a new website at www.cityofhomestead.com.  The new site not only presents a complete new design that highlights the spirit of our community, but also offers residents, visitors, and businesses intuitive tools that w...

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