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BOCC supports female war memorial in Homosassa

The Citrus County Commission on Tuesday gave its support for a proposed war memorial in honor of women who have served in the military.

The proposed memorial will be located in the area of the Old Homosassa War Memorial.

Mark Long, Old Homosassa Veterans Memorial Committee, said the new memorial will be paid for with private donations. And Bill Andrews, Treasurer for the organization, added that the land has been vacant for five years.

The county commission also:

Trouble reported to BOCC by Pine Ridge residents

Pine Ridge residents took their complaints to the Citrus County Commission on Tuesday.

Residents who live in the area of West Calico and West Conestoga told commissioners tales of intimidation and threats made to them by drivers coming from a 42-acre parcel behind their area.

Yulee Drive Sidewalk Project moves forward

The Yulee Drive Sidewalk Project in Homosassa continues to move forward. 

The sidewalk construction is a Department of Transportation (DOT) Local Agency Program (LAP) project. 

LAP projects are federally funded which means the planning and approval stages takes longer, and are more complicated, than with a locally funded project of the same size and scope. 

Here’s where the project is at this time:

Veterans Day Parade winds through Inverness

Photo courtesy: Citrus County Sheriff's Office

Hundreds of people on Saturday lined the streets of Inverness as the annual Veterans Day Parade wound its way down from Citrus High School and through the city.

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office was also represented as the agency paid tribute to veterans from all branches of service.

Future options for the workplace

Citrus County Commissioner Jimmie T. Smith, District 3“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future”. -- George Bernard Shaw

So many people have talked about jobs as we came out of the recession and into a period of growth. 

BOCC proclaims Veterans Appreciation Weeks and Veterans Day

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a Proclamation at their regular meeting on October 24, 2017, proclaiming the weeks of October 28 through November 12, 2017 as “Veterans Appreciation Weeks” in Citrus County, Florida and has designated November 11, 2017, as “Veterans Day” in Citrus County, Florida.

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