Politics

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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TOP VIDEO: Universal Garbology 3 (Open To The Public)

The Citrus County Commission seems to have taken a softer stand on the issue of mandatory garbage collection.

In advance of the formal commission discussion, a couple of members of the public shared their thoughts (August 22, 2017)

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Kinnard asks commission to change process for sale of county-owned land

County Commissioner Jeff KinnardThe county has made it no secret that it wants to get rid of excess county land as soon as possible and at a good price.

But County Commissioner Jeff Kinnard said on Tuesday that the way the county has gone about it is a process that is flawed.

BOCC takes first look at 2017-18 budget, sets tentative millage

Budget artThe Citrus County Commission on Wednesday got its first look at the preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18.
 
The new Fiscal Year begins on Oct. 1.
 

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