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County offices closed in observance of the July 4 holiday

BOCC SealCitrus County Government offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of July 4 Holiday.

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District Aims to Reduce Risk of Wildfires by Scheduling Prescribed Fires for Hernando County

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.

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Crystal River Pirates make their mark on softball

This was their year as the Crystal River High School “Pirates” girls’ softball team earned second place in the Class 6A State Softball Championship Game.

The Pirates finished the season 20-7 with the second Final Four appearance in school history, and first trip to the title game.

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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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U.S. Dept of Interior disburses $215 million in energy revenues to Gulf States for coastal conservation, hurricane protection projects

WASHINGTON –  Last Friday, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) disbursed $214.9 million in FY 2018 energy revenues to the four Gulf oil and gas producing states – Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and their coastal political subdivisions (CPS) – an increase of $26.95 million or 14.3 percent over the prior year.

The funds from the second disbursement under Phase II of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 (GOMESA) will be used to support coastal conservation and restoration projects, hurricane protection programs, and activities to implement marine, coastal, or conservation management plans.

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Mental Health Council

Citrus County Commission Chairman Jeff Kinnard recently attended a meeting of the Citrus County Mental Health Council. He tells fellow commissioners what he learned (March 11, 2019)