Scoreboards added at two Citrus County parks

Citrus County Parks and Recreation has installed eleven new scoreboards at ball fields in Central Ridge District Park (Holder) and Bicentennial Park (Crystal River).

The project was funded from the Capital Improvements Fund (CIP) and had a budget of $65,000; total expense was $44,282.44 for a savings of $20,717.56.

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Countywide burglary spree ends with three arrests

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After starting their burglary spree on Dec. 16 and 17, three Citrus County men are in custody.

Between December 16, 2020, and Dec. 17, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to multiple vehicle burglaries, attempts and auto thefts that occurred in the areas of Citrus Springs, Citrus Hills, Pine Ridge and Crystal River.

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Your invitation to participate in a community water quality improvement survey

BOCC SealCitrus County is inviting residents to participate in an online survey that will help guide a countywide study to find the most cost-effective options to improve freshwater quality.
The Citrus County Wastewater Treatment Feasibility Analysis will identify opportunities to protect our shared groundwater sources and improve water quality in the Crystal River/Kings Bay and Chassahowitzka-Homosassa springs.

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Repairs, improvements slated for Hernando Beach boat ramp

Repairs and improvements will be made to the Citrus County boat ramp at Hernando Beach, 3650 East Lake Place, Hernando, FLĀ  34442, on Dec. 18, weather permitting.

The ramp will remain open to the public during the repairs.

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Citrus County’s Legislative Delegation modifies process for 2021

After thoughtful and careful consideration for the health, safety and welfare of our community, the Citrus County Legislative Delegation is modifying the process for receiving public input for the 2021 Legislative Session.

Just as millions of Floridians have made adjustments to normal events and activities, so we too are making changes in response to the challenges that COVID-19 has presented. All testimony, concerns, legislative input, and budget requests will be received by delegation members via email.

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Assistance with utility bills available

Citrus County Housing Services continues to assist low-income residents with their utility bill payments, through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) which helps low-income families with home heating and cooling costs.

LIHEAP is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, and has been established to help qualifying low-income homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs.

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