Halls River Bridge project update set for Sept. 26

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) was scheduled to have an update from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) on the Halls River Bridge project at the regular BOCC meeting on Sept. 19.

However, the FDOT cannot be in attendance and the update has been rescheduled for the regular BOCC meeting on Sept. 26.

Meetings are held at the County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL, and the public is invited to attend.

Who to call when dealing with trees, limbs and powerlines

A little close for comfort to powerlines.

The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has no regulatory authority over power companies providing services in Citrus County.

The Florida Public Services Commission (PSC) regulates power companies in Florida. 

Trees and limbs in proximity to power lines are the jurisdiction of the power company, and the power company makes decisions regarding the cutting/trimming of trees and limbs. Questions on tree cutting and trimming should be addressed to your power provider.

The contact numbers for power providers in Citrus County are as follows:

All county libraries now open

Library shelves

All Citrus County Libraries have power and communications restored, and have returned to regular open hours.

For more information about the Citrus County Library System, visit: https://www.citruslibraries.org/ .

Business damage assessment survey

Businesses asked to identify Irma damage; Survey to help with disaster relief efforts

CLM logoOCALA, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2017) – Businesses damaged by Hurricane Irma in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region are encouraged to complete a Business Damage Assessment survey.

The survey will help the State Emergency Response Team (SERT) identify needs and the extent of assistance for impacted businesses.

Road closure notice

Damage to the road at East Trails End
Due to damage created by Hurricane Irma, East Trails End Road is closed near South Kanga Way until further notice. 
 
Motorists requiring access east of South Kanga Way will need to utilize South Withlapopka Drive via East Gobbler at U.S 41/Florida Avenue.
 
This closure is due to emergency maintenance work to drainage structures at this location, and will remain closed indefinitely until repairs are completed. 
 

County details storm debris cleanup rules

Anticipating that there will be significant amounts of natural vegetation tree debris generated from the impact of Hurricane Irma, and to facilitate the clean-up, we are asking all citizens to follow these guidelines:

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