Archive for Public Notices

County offices closed to mark Veterans Day

   Citrus County Government offices will be closed Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veterans Day.

  • In observance of Veterans Day, the Citrus County Central Landfill will close early Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2:30pm.  The Administrative Office will be closed all day. Normal hours will resume the next day. For more information on landfill hours, call 527-7670 during office hours or go to the county’s website at: http://www.citrusbocc.com/pubworks/swm/solid-waste.htm

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Stone crab season opens Oct. 15, new recreational trap requirements

Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opens Oct. 15 in state and federal waters.

New Recreational Trap Requirements

Recreational harvesters who are age 16 and older and fish with traps are now required to complete an online, no-cost recreational stone crab trap registration and place their registration number on their traps before using them. 

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Inverness Sertoma in need of used hearing aids

Rainer Jakob, Inverness Sertoma Club Ambassador poses with one of the club’s Used Hearing Aid Drop-Off Canisters, as part of the SHARP (Sertoma Hearing Aid Recycling Program).

The Inverness Sertoma Club would like to remind community members that the club has Drop Off Canisters at local establishments in the area.

  • Dad & Lad Barbershop, next to Sportsman Bowling Lane on SR 41, Inverness; Gracies Goodies, 9940 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Inverness, and
  • Touch of Glass by Susan, 6040 S Florida Ave, Floral City.

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New hours announced for county Animal Shelter

Beginning Oct, 15, 2019 the Citrus County Animal Shelter will be closing from 1pm-2pm for staff lunches.

The Shelter will be extending public hours for the kennels, which will now remain open along with the front office until 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7pm on Thursdays and, 5pm  Fridays and Saturdays.

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FWC approves blackfin tuna rule changes

At its October meeting in Cape Canaveral, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved regulation changes to create a recreational limit for blackfin tuna of two fish per person or 10 fish per vessel, whichever is greater, and to extend these regulations into federal waters.

These changes will go into effect Jan. 1, 2020.

Blackfin tuna can be found throughout Florida, the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean.

Medicare 101: SHINE offering free seminar

Join UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County and SHINE at this free event on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6pm located at the Extension office at 3650 S Sovereign Path, Lecanto 34461 to learn about Medicare and your options.

Get answers to your Medicare questions, concerns, and options from a knowledgeable unbiased source.

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