Citrus County Animal Services and Care Center believes the human-animal bond should not be broken due to financial hardships; therefore, we offer assistance through our Pet Food Pantry to help pet owners continue to care of their furry family members.
The Care Center relies on donations of unopened bags of pet food, treats and canned food to be able to provide this service to the residents of Citrus County. Through these donations, we also provide pet food to programs such as Meals On Wheels and Community Food Bank – Citrus County.
If you are in need of assistance, please call the shelter at 352-746-8400 to set an appointment for pet food pick up.
Citrus County Housing Services continues to assist low-income residents with their utility bill payments.
Through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low-income families with home heating and cooling costs.
LIHEAP is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, and has been established to help qualifying low-income homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs.
The Citrus County Commission held a pubic workshop to discuss a proposed future master development plan for Cardinal Street, a road which has historically been a seven-mile, two-lane road in Homosassa, Fla.
The Cardinal interchange is part of an extension of the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) of the Suncoast Parkway from Brooksville.
The street is proposed to be morphed into mixed use (both commercial and residential). Future developers would then be limited to parcel sizes of no less than 30 acres for any commercial use.
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) is pleased to announce that Citrus County Board of County Commissioners, Florida is receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
In order to receive the budget award, the county had to publish a budget document that meets nationally recognized criteria as a policy document, as a financial plan, as an operations guide, and as a communications device.
Due to the current Covid-19 situation, Citrus County Parks and Recreation has rescheduled the upcoming Never Stop Believin’ concert, “A Tribute to Journey” from August 28, 2020 to Friday, June 18, 2021.
The Division is taking extra precautions to put on an even greater show next year and accommodate a bigger crowd at Citrus Springs Community Center. Per usual, the doors will open at 6:00 pm and the band will go on at 7:00 pm.