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CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion helping to hire Puerto Rico refugees

Special to Citrus Daily

OCALA, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2017) – CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion can help those displaced by Hurricane Maria connect with employment opportunities and support services. 

In addition to fee-free employment services, those here because of Hurricane Maria may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) through the Puerto Rico Department of Labor. 

CareerSource CLM welcomes Community Action Agency to Ocala center

CLM workforce logoOCALA (Nov. 8, 2017) – The Marion County office of the Central Florida Community Action Agency has found a new home at CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion’s Ocala career center.

Grow tourism through policy changes

Jimmie T. Smith, Citrus County Commissioner, District 3

Most people support tourism in the county, let's admit it that when others come here and spend their money it helps create jobs and benefits our community, so why not support it.

Duke Energy Foundation increases Hurricane Irma relief contributions to $1 million

Duke Energy LogoST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To assist its communities, customers and neighbors devastated by Hurricane Irma, Duke Energy today increased its contribution to relief agencies to $1 million.

Donations include those distributed to United Way of Citrus County.

October is Business Appreciation Month

The Citrus County Commission has set aside October 2017 as Business Appreciation Month in Citrus County. Accepting the award is Josh Wooten, Citrus County Chamber of Commerce (September 26, 2017)

The Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday acknowledged the importance of the businesses in Citrus County by designating October 2017 as Business Appreciation Month.

In so doing, commissioners formally recognized the role business has played in the community, as well as the efforts of the employees of county businesses in providing many of the services needed by county residents.

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:

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