Employee Emergency Information
Hurricane Irma Update #11 (09.16.17 1:50 p.m.)
Employees will return to work on Monday at their normal locations. All offices, including North County and Processing Support, are good to go. Don’t forget: employees may wear jeans to work all next week. Thank you for your patience.
Hurricane Irma Update #10 (09.15.17 4:45 p.m.)
Power has been restored at North County and Processing Support. We are working with the County and State to ensure all systems are up and running. Employees at these locations should prepare to return to work at their normal locations on Monday. This message will be updated over the weekend if there are any changes. Please note that employees may wear jeans to work all next week. Thank you for your patience.
Hurricane Irma Update #9 (09.14.17 12:01 p.m.)
Employees will return to work on Friday, September 15. Offices will reopen to the public at 8 a.m. However, North County and Processing Support are closed Friday. Employees from these locations are assigned to other offices. If you have any questions, contact your manager. Also, classes are cancelled this Friday. Please report to your assigned office.
This Friday, you may wear jeans to work, and a free lunch will be provided for all employees. Please give yourself extra time to drive to work and be safe on the road. Thank you!
Hurricane Irma Update #8 (09.13.17 11:00 a.m.)
All Pinellas County Tax Collector offices will be closed on Thursday, September 14. We plan to reopen this Friday. Make arrangements now to prepare to return to work on Friday. Please check back after 12 noon on Thursday, September 14 for updates and details.
Hurricane Irma Update #7 (09.12.17 11:50 a.m.)
All Pinellas County Tax Collector offices will be closed on Wednesday, September 13. Please check back for updates after 12 noon on Wednesday. Many traffic lights are out in our area. Please use caution and treat these intersections as four-way stops. Be safe.
Hurricane Irma Update #6 (09.11.17 6:25 p.m.)
All Pinellas County Tax Collector offices will be closed on Tuesday, September 12. Please check back for updates after 12 noon on Tuesday.
Hurricane Irma Update #5 (09.09.17 2:27 p.m.)
All Pinellas County Tax Collector offices will be closed on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12. We will assess the condition of each office on Tuesday to make further decisions. Please check back for updates.
Hurricane Irma Update #4 (09.07.17 4:18 p.m.)
All Pinellas County Tax Collector offices will be closed on Friday, September 8 and Monday, September 11. We are currently scheduled to reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 12.
Hurricane Irma Update #3 (09.06.17 4:00 p.m.)
All PCTC Offices Closed Friday, Sept. 8
No decision announced yet regarding Monday, Sept. 11. Over the weekend, call the PCTC Employee Hotline or visit this page for updates.
Your safety is one of our top priorities. Please use this day to prepare your family and property. The decision on whether to evacuate is a very personal one. If you do not live in a flood-prone area or mobile home, emergency officials recommend securing your property and staying home for the duration of the storm. This will help you avoid intense traffic congestion or inadvertently evacuating into the storm’s path. The following information can help you prepare your home and loved ones.
UPDATE #2 (09.06.17 10:04 a.m.) — You may have questions regarding possible PCTC office closures as Hurricane Irma approaches. Here are some questions and answers to keep you informed:
Q: Will offices be closing?
A: Pinellas County Emergency Operations and PCTC Management are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma. A decision regarding office closures has not been made yet. All County departments are in full preparation mode.
Q: When will we know if offices close?
A: Office closure decisions will depend on Hurricane Irma’s path and strength. If a weather-related closure is needed, it will be communicated in the following ways:
- PCTC Emergency Hotline: (727) 464-3683. Call this number to hear a recorded message regarding office closures and team member notifications.
- PCTC Employee Webpage: Visit this site for updates regarding office closures and team member notifications.
- PCTC Employee Blog: Updates and announcements will be posted during regular working hours. Refer to the employee hotline and webpage for updates over the weekend.Q: If offices close, how will I find out when they reopen?
A: We will share reopening information on our Employee Hotline and Employee Webpage. It is your responsibility to check these sources. If you are unable to report to work when we reopen, contact your supervisor.
UPDATE #1 (09.05.17 2:16 p.m.) — Pinellas County Emergency Operations and PCTC Management are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma. Employee safety is one of our top priorities. Do these two things ASAP:1. Save the PCTC Employee Hotline number (727-464-3683). We will update the hotline as the need arises. Hotline messages will also be posted on this webpage for employees who are unable to access a phone. Updates will include information regarding PCTC office closures and team member notifications.2. Prepare your family and property. Review Pinellas County’s Emergency Management webpage here. Don’t wait to purchase needed supplies such as food, water, gas, and prescriptions.As always, stay tuned to local TV and radio stations for information on the potential impact of any major weather event. Be prepared. Be safe.