Government

DeSantis appoints 2 to Water District governing board

Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Jack Bispham and Seth Weightman to the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board. Bispham represents Manatee County and Weightman represents Pasco County. Bispham, of Myakka City, is the owner and operator of Red Bluff Plantation. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from the University of Florida. Bispham is appointed to […]

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PDC seeks applications for vacancies

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications for three (3) vacancies on the Planning and Development Commission (PDC). The Board is seeking regular position members for terms beginning February 1, 2020 and ending on January 31, 2024. Eligible applicants shall be employed or retired from one of the following professions:  architect: urban, […]

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Citrus County GIS Division celebrates GIS Day on Nov. 13

Citrus County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division Recognizes How Geographic Information System Technology Makes a Social Impact and Inspires Scientific Education The Citrus County GIS Division will celebrate GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. The Citrus County GIS Division has shown an innovative application of geographic information system (GIS) technology in analysis, visualization, gaining […]

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Citrus County names new assistant Administrator

Citrus County names new assistant Administrator

Citrus County has named Steven Lachnicht, AICP, MPA as the new Assistant County Administrator. Lachnicht was unanimously confirmed by the County Commission on July 23rd and began his new position on July 29. Steve is a professional planner certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners with more than 25 years of experience in comprehensive […]

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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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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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