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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

City of Homestead Celebrates Florida City Government Week

FL Cities Week 2018

The City of Homestead is joining cities across the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 22-28, 2018.  Because city government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon...

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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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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: August 17, 2018

HPS Sanitation Recycling Pickups Delayed 08.17.2018

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: June 5, 2018

HPS Sanitation Bulk Waste Pickup Delayed 06.05.2018

HPS Sanitation Staff Member

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: March 19, 2018

HPS Energy Receives FMEA “Restoring Communities Award”

HPS Energy Line Crew

Homestead Public Services (HPS) Energy received a “Restoring Communities Award” from the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) in recognition of its efforts to quickly and safely restore power to Florida communities, as well as parts of the U.S. V...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Inside Homestead March 2018

Inside Homestead

Catch up on what's happening in Homestead with the latest edition of Inside Homestead News.  Today we’re talking about statewide recognition, trips on the trolley and visiting your City parks!

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

HPS Energy Recognized for Achievement in Utility Safety

HPS Energy Staff Pose

Homestead Public Services (HPS) Energy received statewide recognition from the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) for its continued commitment to safety during the past year. This recognition reflects Homestead’s commitment to protecting worker...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Inside Homestead February 2018

Inside Homestead

Catch up on everything that happened in February with Inside Homestead News! In this episode we're talking about recycling, getting kids involved with city government, and some fabulous renovations.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

City Offices Closed Presidents' Day

Presidents Day 2018

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018 for Presidents' Day. We will reopen at normal business hours on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

HPS Solid Waste Pickups Behind Schedule February 9, 2018

HPS Sanitation Reminder

HPS Solid Waste pickups are currently running behind schedule, but will be completed today. If you have not yet received your scheduled pickup today please do not bring it inside.

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

HPS to Offer Light Bulb Exchange and Conservation Demonstrations at the Homestead Eco Fair

Eco Fair 2018 News

Encounter live animals, try local organic foods, enjoy live music, learn about South Florida ecosystems, take the Trolley to the National Parks, and more…all at the fourth annual Homestead Eco-Fair! 

The FREE event will take place on Sa...

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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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Posted on: August 28, 2018

HPS Sanitation Pickups Delayed

Solid Waste Pickup Schedule

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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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Inside Homestead January 2018

Inside Homestead

In this edition of Inside Homestead we’re talking about civil rights leaders, cowboys, and getting to know your South Florida National Parks! Inside Homestead starts right now…

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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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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Holiday Hours & Closings

Holiday Hours 2017

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, December 25th & Tuesday, December 26th and will reopen at normal business hours on December 27th.  The City's free Trolley service will not run on Monday, December 25th and will resu...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

HPS Energy Joins FMEA Hurricane Recovery Mission to U.S. Virgin Islands

HPS Energy Staff Pose

Homestead Public Services Energy crews are joining four other Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) utilities headed to the U.S. Virgin Islands to assist with power restoration efforts there following destructive Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

HPS crew...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Hours

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed beginning Thursday, November 23, 2017 and will reopen at normal business hours Monday, November 27, 2017.  The Trolley will not run on Thursday, November 23, 2017 and will resume normal operatio...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Offices of the City of Homestead Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Friday, November 10, 2017 and will reopen at normal business hours Monday, November 13, 2017.

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Homestead Public Services Warns of Potential Utility Phone Scam (English & Spanish)

HPS Scam Alerts

The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about a scam that has 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: October 23, 2017

City of Homestead Celebrates Florida City Government Week

FL City Government Week 2017

The City of Homestead is joining cities across the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 23-29, 2017.  Because city government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon...

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HPS Customer Service
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Homestead Public Services to Launch Improved Online Bill Pay

HPS New Online Bill Pay

Homestead Public Services (HPS) is continuing to make life simpler for its customers with an improved online bill pay platform.  On Monday, October 23, 2017, HPS Customer Service will transition to a new online dashboard where customers can view ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Homestead Public Services Alerts Former Customers of Unclaimed Refunds

HPS Logo

The City of Homestead would like to alert former Homestead Public Services (HPS) customers to unclaimed refunds available through the State of Florida Division of Unclaimed Property at www.fltreasurehunt.org.  Some former customers have reported ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Director of HPS Energy Elected to Lead Statewide Power Agency

HPS Energy Staff

Homestead Public Services Energy Director, Barbara Quiñones, was re-elected Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA). She was first elected to fill an unexpired term as Vice Chairman in January 2014, and she ha...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

2017 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Guide 2017

NOAA predicts the 2017 Hurricane Season will be "above average" with between 11 and 17 named storms and up to 4 of those storms having the possibility of becoming a major hurricane.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

HPS Energy Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

HPS RP3 2017

Homestead Public Services Energy (Homestead Energy) has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® Diamond Level designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. David Lynch, Assistant Director o...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

HPS Warns of Scams & Fraudulent Notices (English & Spanish)

HPS Scam Alerts

The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about a scam that has been reported by Homestead Public Services customers. A supposed utilities representative calls a home or business and asks customers to make a utility payment in cash or by a p...

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