Archive for Public Notices

Public hearing set for residential, commercial disposal rates

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a public hearing in the BOCC meeting room at 2:40 p.m. on July 23 in the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Ave. in Inverness.

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Temporary animal shelter opens for adoptions

Citrus County Animal Services received test results from Cornell University confirming Pneumovirus in the canine population in the upper and lower kennels.

Animal Services is awaiting further test results from Cornell that will be used to determine when to lift the quarantine. Pneumovirus is an upper respiratory virus with no vaccine. Best practices dictate quarantining the afflicted animals until the virus has run its course.

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It’s official: Scallop season begins July 1 in local waters

Scallop season runs from July 1 to Sept. 24.

Recreational bay scallop season for Franklin through the northwestern portion of Taylor, as well as Levy, Citrus and Hernando counties opens July 1 and will remain open through Sept. 24. This includes Carrabelle, Lanark, St. Marks, Cedar Key, Crystal River and Homosassa.

Do not discard scallop shells in inshore waters commonly used for recreational activities such as the Homosassa River or Crystal River.

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2019 scallop season begins soon

Scallop season runs from July 1 to Sept. 24.

One of the most enjoyable and busy times for residents and visitors alike here in Citrus County is the annual Scallop Season which begins this year on July 1 and runs through September 24.

Harvesters are being reminded of the signs, created by the county, encouraging boaters not to dump scallop shells in the waterways.

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Become an advocate for an abused or neglected child

In Citrus County, more than 300 children that are abused, abandoned and neglected are in the child welfare system, most of which are 10 years of age and younger.

Their fate has been turned over to the state. They now depend on lawyers, judges, social workers and foster parents to make sure they are safe, protected and provided the services necessary to overcome their circumstances.

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Sen. Rubio’s office to hold mobile office hours in Citrus County

The Gulf Coast Regional Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be holding office hours in Crystal River on Monday, June 17, 2019.

The Senator’s staff will be at the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce from 1 to 4 p.m.

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