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.
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)
The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 5.0 percent in January 2019, up 0.9 percentage point over the month and 0.2 percentage point lower than the region’s rate a year ago.
According to the preliminary employment summary released today by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, there were 10,088 unemployed residents in the region, up from 8,301 in December 2018 and 251 fewer than January 2018.
Jimmie T. Smith
Recently, there was a news article in the Orlando Sentinel about the 50 worst places in America to live and they placed Beverly Hills as number 50.
Let me be clear that I don’t agree with someone writing an article based off a website to rate our community.
The article talked about low income in Beverly Hills, yet this is a location with a lot of retired residents and income is obviously not high for many because of retirement.
Community leaders and Citrus County dignitaries gathered on Jan. 18 at CF in Lecanto for a Leadership Summit.
The Fourth Annual Community Leadership Summit was held on Jan. 18 at the College of Central Florida, Citrus Campus in Lecanto.
Commissioner and Chairman Jeff Kinnard presided over the collaborative event that brought together the County Commission, Citrus County School Board, City of Crystal River Council and City of Inverness Council.