Water District to host virtual public workshop to update land use

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will hold a virtual public workshop at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, to discuss updates to the District’s land use and management rules and processes.

The purpose of this workshop is to update outdated rules and processes governing the use of District lands to create efficiencies. One of the major changes includes an annual limit on the number of nights campers can reserve per year, which will provide more fair opportunities for all users.

Updating these rules and processes will also create greater consistency with other water management districts.

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Meadowcrest paving improvements scheduled

The Meadowcrest government building, 1540 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River parking area will be repaved in sections beginning Monday, December 7 (prep work Saturday, December 5) with the project scheduled for completion on Monday, December 14, weather permitting.

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Meals on Wheels program needs volunteer drivers

Citrus County’s Meals On Wheels Program joins the National Meals On Wheels Association of America with the goal that “no senior goes hungry”.

In order to ensure that we are able to provide meals for homebound seniors here in Citrus County, we need volunteers!

Do you have a few hours a week to give of your time?  If so, your local Meals On Wheels Program could use your help!  We deliver meals to seniors throughout Citrus County around the lunchtime hours, Monday through Friday.  We need volunteers who are willing to give approximately 2 hours of their time, one day a week, to deliver meals to seniors.

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County commission slates annual planning retreat

BOCC SealThe Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Planning Retreat will be held beginning at 9 a.m. on Dec. 8  at the Lecanto Government Building, Room 166, 3600 W. Sovereign Path in Lecant.

There will be no “Open to the Public” during this event. Citizens are welcome to speak during the next scheduled BOCC meeting.

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Citrus County Parks and Recreation to present ‘Free Birds’ drive-in movie in the Park

Citrus County Parks and Recreation presents “Free Birds” Drive-In Movie in the Park at the Soccer Field parking lot of the Homosassa Area Recreational Park, 4210 S. Grandmarch Ave., Homosassa on Friday, November 20, 2020. The movie begins at sunset, approximately 6:15pm and will end around 8:00pm.

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CARES Act funds available for mortgage, rental assistance

Funds are available to income-eligible Citrus County residents for mortgage and rental assistance and re-housing due to eviction, through the Citrus County’s Housing Services Division.

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners has allocated up to $640,000 in federal CARES Act grant funds to assist Citrus County residents who have been financially impacted as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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