Lisa MacNeil

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

August 09, 2017 - 17:45

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.

Cole Kolasa: kayaking from Pensacola to Everglades for conservation

August 08, 2017 - 10:26
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.

Lynn Gruber - White and Commissioner Nick Nicholson appointed to 2018 canvassing board

July 26, 2017 - 08:32

During the July 11th meeting, Supervisor of Elections Shirley Anderson appeared before the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) in order to appoint a commissioner to the Hernando County Canvassing Board.

Commissioner Wayne Dukes stated that Commissioner Nick Nicholson had agreed to serve on the 2018 canvassing board. This is slightly unusual since according to statute, the primary appointment goes to the Chairman.

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

July 19, 2017 - 10:02



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.

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

July 18, 2017 - 09:36

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.

County revises hardware replacement policy

July 14, 2017 - 09:59

Technology Services Manager Karolyn Anthony presented to the Board of County Commissioners revisions to a Hardware Replacement Policy ( No. 34-01) that was approved in September 2011. The Hardware Replacement - Internal Service Fund Policy essentially requires all county departments to budget 20% of replacement costs annually for the Internal Service Fund, resulting in a self-sustaining fund that provides the Board of County Commissioners stable funding through the normal budgeting process.

Vertical Expansion Sought for Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Cell

July 12, 2017 - 12:35

The Construction and Demolition (C&D) landfill cell is a 12.4 acre area that contains 9,699 tons of debris per year. Opening in 1991, the area is now nearing the end of its 26 year life span. Hernando County Solid Waste and Recycling is seeking permission to vertically expand the area to allow for more time to allocate a new C&D area.

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