Politics

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.

Animal Services policies take center stage at BOCC

Animal Services artworkPolicies of the Citrus County Animal Services division took center stage on Tuesday at the county commission, and passions were high as animal activists took exception to any number of policies in force at the county's animal shelter.

County workshop eyes tweaking Land Development Code

BOCC Seal

The Citrus County Commission on Tuesday began the first in a string of workshops that look to improve the county's Land Development Code.

The commission consensus was that the code did not need to be rewritten, but tweaked.

Commissioner Carnahan appointed to National Caucus

Citrus County Commissioner Scott CarnahanCitrus County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Scott Carnahan has been appointed to the National Association of Counties (NACo) Rural Action Caucus (RAC) by NACo’s President Roy Charles Brooks.

RAC engages in a wide range of issues facing rural counties including economic development, healthcare and human services, technology and telecommunications, and energy and natural resources.

TOP VIDEO: 1-Cent Sales Tax

Every Citrus County Commission meeting, the issue of a one-cent sales tax comes up like clockwork, and from a variety of angles.

Some are pushing for a one-cent sales tax to be put on the ballot, with the stipulation revenues would only be used for residential road resurfacing.

But commissioners are reluctant to allow another tax because the political winds aren't blowing that way. (August 22, 2017)

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Universal Garbology 4 (Commission Discussion)

Scott Carnahan, Citrus County Commission Chairman

The issue of mandatory garbage collection in Citrus County may be knocked down for now, but it's certainly not knocked out.

The Citrus County Commission will revisit the issue in the coming months, so residents will have to stay tuned (August 22, 2017)

 

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