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County offers $250,000 settlement to BRW, Inc. for Osowaw Bike Trail project

BRW Contracting Inc. filed a lawsuit against the county on May 26, 2016 for “CONTRACT AND INDEBTEDNESS” in relation to the Osowaw Blvd. Bike Trail/ Sidewalk Project. An agreement for the project was signed between the county and BRW Contracting Inc. on February 10, 2015.

The project was put out to bid in 2014 and BRW was chosen by the county as the “lowest responsive responsible bidder” in December 2014. BRW bid $571,797.18 for the project, beating out Goodwin Bros., Pave-Rite, DAB Constructors and AJAX Paving Industries of FL.

'Sea Gate Village' development aims for mixed use designation, city council approves first hearing



The Sea Gate Village subdivision was first platted and approved by Hernando County on July 24, 2007. The property is currently vacant and undeveloped, except for sidewalks and water service that was installed to serve the future residential and commercial development.

Detectives Seeking Witnesses to Shooting

submitted by HCSO

On 07-17-17 at approximately 7:20 p.m., a representative from Oak Hill Hospital notified the Hernando County Sheriff's Office that a male juvenile arrived in the emergency department suffering from a gunshot wound.

Deputies and detectives were immediately dispatched to the hospital.

Physicians treating the male juvenile advised detectives that the gunshot wound was not life-threatening.

According to the victim, the incident took place "somewhere in Spring Hill." Detectives have yet to verify the actual location where the shooting took place.

HCSO ARREST SUMMARIES 7-14-2017

An arrest is not a conviction

Drugs were in her Pocket She Stated the Pants did not belong to her

KINKADE, MELISSA ERIN

YOB: 1982

TATTOO: PLAYBOY BUNNY

CHARGES: POSS OF METHAMPHETAMINE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

Arrested on 07/06/2017 03:18 NORTHCLIFFE BLVD & COMMERCIAL WAY, SPRING HILL

Budget resolution transferring funds from the Environmentally Sensitive Lands fund to the Quality of Life fund for capital projects

Budget Manager Pamela Lee addressed the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on July 11, 2017 regarding a budget resolution to move $3,080,000 from the Environmentally Sensitive Lands Fund to the Quality of Life Fund for Capital Projects. During the regular meeting on June 13, the BOCC directed the Budget Office to transfer $3,000,000 in addition to $80,000 already committed for the Bayport Pier repairs.

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