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$5000 consultant review fee approved for traffic analysis of planned development projects

A public hearing was held at the July 25th Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting to approve an additional $5000.00 base fee to cover outside consultant review of Transportation Analysis Studies when required for land use applications to include Planned Development Projects with associated Master Plans, Rezonings, Development of Regional Impact and Comprehensive Plan Level Evaluations.

In the event an outside consultant is not needed, the fee will be refunded to the applicant, and any amount above the base fee will be billed to the applicant.

Commission will give Jet ICU shot at becoming airport FBO

Worldwide Aircraft Services, Inc. dba Jet ICU has been attempting to become a fixed based operator (FBO) at the Brooksville Tampa-Bay Regional Airport for approximately five years. Currently there is only one FBO at the airport, American Aviation. The county previously denied Jet ICU’s application to become a FBO in March 2015 due to an incomplete application.

Cole Kolasa: kayaking from Pensacola to Everglades for conservation

Kolasa kayaks offshore Tyndall Air Force Base between Panama City and Mexico Beach - Crystal blue waters and no one else in sight.  Photo Courtesy of Cole Kolasa.

Cole Kolasa is kayaking for conservation. The nineteen year old environmental engineering student, who attends University of Central Florida (UCF) has been in the water most of his life. Cole’s long-term goal is to study the nearshore reefs and living shorelines to determine how they how improve coastal resilience and increase fish and wildlife habitat.

HCSO ARREST SUMMARIES 8-04-2017

In Plain View, A Clear Plastic “Gatorade” Bottle with a Liquid Meth

ABDALLAH, BRANDON ANTHONY
YOB: 1993
TATTOO: UNKNOWN WITH BUDDHA
CHARGES: TRAFFICKING IN DRUGS, POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
Arrested on 7/27/2017 23:20 7144 DAVENPORT LN, SPRING HILL

Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 07/27/17, at approximately 2251 hours, located at 7152 Davenport Lane, Spring Hill, FL, affiant made contact with the defendant in reference to a stolen vehicle investigation.

STATE OFFERS TAX `HOLIDAY' FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPERS

By JIM TURNER -- THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, August 2, 2017......... With computers returned to the discount list, Florida retailers are readying for back-to-school shoppers this weekend during the state's sales-tax “holiday.”

The holiday, which will run Friday through Sunday is a large part of a tax-cut package (HB 7109) that lawmakers passed this spring. The package is projected to provide $91.6 million in tax breaks during the budget year that started July 1.

County extends Republic contract, will go with carts to automate pickup

Since 01/02/12, Republic Services has been the sole provider for waste and recycling collection services to Hernando County. The contract includes four weekly pickups: two days of garbage and various rubbish items, yard waste to be left at the curbside once a week, and one pickup of recyclable material. (This is called 2-1-1 service.) Recyclables are further broken down to plastics and paper/cardboard products which must be placed in separate containers.

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