Government

Governor reappoints Schleicher to Southwest Florida Water Management District’s governing board

Governor Ron DeSantis has reappointed Joel Schleicher of Sarasota to the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s (District) Governing Board for a four-year term. Schleicher represents Charlotte and Sarasota counties. Schleicher was recently elected secretary of the Governing Board. He will begin his one-year term as secretary at the upcoming July 23 Governing Board meeting.

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June 15 Elder Abuse Awareness in Citrus County

The Citrus County Commission has proclaimed June 15 as 2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Citrus County. All five commissioners signed the position, as an effort to show that older adults deserve to be treated with respect and dignity to enable them to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and vital participating members of our communities; […]

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Bat maternity season starts April 15

Bat maternity season starts April 15

If you think bats may be living in your building, now is the time to check your attic, eaves or chimney spaces and take action to exclude them. Bat maternity season begins April 15 and runs through Aug. 15, and during this time it’s illegal to block bats from their roost. “This is a critical […]

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January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 5.0 percent in January 2019, up 0.9 percentage point over the month and 0.2 percentage point lower than the region’s rate a year ago. According to the preliminary employment summary released today by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, there were 10,088 unemployed residents […]

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Citrus County Citizens’ Academy Recognizes Fall 2018 Graduates

The 2018 Fall Citizens Academy Graduation Event was held on Dec. 13 at the Citrus FCounty Courthouse in Inverness. acilitator Doug Wright congratulated the participants. and thanked them for spending time learning more about local government. Graduates recognized for their participation were Bea Wright, Cathy Uranni, Mary Laurence, June Randall, Candi Arnesen, Cathy Schafer, Anne Amann […]

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County names new Assistant County Administrator

County names new Assistant County Administrator

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners on Nov. 14 approved James Mallon as the new Assistant County Administrator during their regular meeting on Nov. 13. Mallon officially started his new position on Nov. 14. With more than 20 years of government experience, Mallon comes from the City of Ocean City, N.J., where he served […]

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