TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida TaxWatch (FTW) today released the 2019 Budget Watch Report, following the Wednesday, August 14 General Revenue (GR) Estimating Conference, which met to develop a new revenue forecast for the state.
The FTW report provides an independent analysis of the top issues discussed: Indian gaming revenue, Florida’s weaker economic forecast and the impact of the corporate income tax (CIT) reimbursements.
A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigation led to the arrests on Friday, Aug. 9, of three suspects in Levy and Pinellas counties for violating state laws pertaining to illegally harvesting and selling various fish and wildlife.
Fifteen additional suspects were served with notice to appear citations in Levy, Orange, Pinellas and Broward counties.
Steven Lachnicht, Assistant Citrus County Administrator (PHOTO: Cynthia Oswald)
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 planning and land development.
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.
Citrus County Government offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of July 4 Holiday.
Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control, as many Floridians witnessed during the state’s wildfire emergency in 2017.
That’s why the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will be conducting prescribed burns June through August at Annuteliga Hammock and Weekiwachee Preserve in Hernando County.