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Cold Night Shelter Open January 5 and 6

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

Due to the freezing temperatures, The Salvation Army’s Cold Night Shelter will be OPEN tonight, January 5, 2018, AND Saturday, January 6, 2018.  Shelter is open from 7pm to 7am and is located at 712 S. School Avenue, Lecanto, FL, 34461.

Transportation service for Friday evening: Someone seeking cold weather shelter can go to any County Bus Stop at the last pickup time, and the driver will drop off the person at The Salvation Army at no cost.  The person will be picked up at The Salvation Army the following morning and taken back to the same area.

Transportation service for Saturday evening: the only official bus pick-up is at "Connections" in Inverness scheduled for 6:45PM.  The next morning a bus will make a return trip back to "Connections" only.

Hernando/Citrus Planning Organization Citizens Advisory Committee to Meet

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

The Hernando/Citrus Planning Organization (MPO) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, beginning at 1:00 p.m., at the Citrus Transit Center, 1300 South Lecanto Highway, Lecanto.

Items on the agenda include:

•             2018 Annual Election of Officers

•             Bikeways and Trails Master Plan

•             Safety Performance Measures – MPO Adopting Resolution

The public is encouraged to attend.  Any questions concerning this public meeting should be directed to Mr. Steve Diez, Transportation Planner III, Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1661 Blaise Drive, Brooksville, FL, 34601, telephone (352) 754-4082, extension 28013 or email mpo@hernandocounty.us.

Hernando Citrus Planning Organization Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee to Meet

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

The Hernando/Citrus Planning Organization (MPO) Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) will conduct a public meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2018, beginning at 3:30 p.m., at the Citrus Transit Center, 1300 South Lecanto Highway, Lecanto.

Items on the agenda include:

•             2018 Annual Election of Officers

•             Bikeways and Trails Master Plan – Scope Kick-Off

•             Complete Streets Priority Projects

The public is encouraged to attend.  Any questions concerning this public meeting should be directed to Mr. Steve Diez, Transportation Planner III, Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1661 Blaise Drive, Brooksville, FL, 34601, telephone (352) 754-4082, extension 28013 or email mpo@hernandocounty.us.

Florida Department of Transportation Advises of Night Lane Closures on US 19

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) advises periodic lane closures may take place in each direction of US 19 (Suncoast Boulevard) from W. Green Acres Street to S. Jump Court between 8:00p.m. and 7:00a.m. Sunday, January 7, through Thursday, January 11, nights. Motorists are asked to use caution while in the area and to be alert to possible lane shifts.

Cold Night Shelter Open January 4

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

Due to the freezing temperatures, The Salvation Army’s Cold Night Shelter will be OPEN tonight, Thursday, January 4th, 2018.  Shelter is open 7pm to 7am and is located 712 S. School Avenue, Lecanto, FL  34461.

The forecast indicates they will likely be open every night through Saturday.  There will be a determination and announcement made on a daily basis. 

Someone seeking cold weather shelter can go to any Citrus County Transit Bus Stop at the last pickup time, and the driver will drop off the person at The Salvation Army at no cost. The person will be picked up at The Salvation Army the following morning and taken back to the same area. 

Cold Night Shelter Open January 3

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

Due to the freezing temperatures, The Salvation Army’s Cold Night Shelter will be OPEN tonight, Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

The forecast indicates the Shelter will likely be open every night this week.  There will be a determination and announcement made on a daily basis. Shelter is open 7pm to 7am and is located 712 S. School Avenue, Lecanto, FL  34461. 

Someone seeking cold weather shelter can go to any Citrus County Transit Bus Stop at the last pickup time, and the driver will drop off the person at The Salvation Army at no cost. The person will be picked up at The Salvation Army the following morning and taken back to the same area.

Resurfacing Project to Begin at Citrus County Parks

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

Resurfacing project to begin at Citrus County Parks

Citrus County Parks and Recreation will be resurfacing many of the County Parks sports courts in the month of January. Below is a list of beginning and ending “closed to the public” dates for each court included in the resurfacing project.

FP - Shuffleboard

Floral Park

Monday

Jan 15, 2018

FP - Shuffleboard

Floral Park

Friday

Jan 26, 2018


CP - Basketball Ct

Citronelle Park

Monday

Jan 15, 2018

CP - Basketball Ct

Citronelle Park

Friday

Jan 26, 2018


BHCP - Basketball Ct (Full)

Beverly Hills Community Park

Monday

Jan 15, 2018

BHCP - Basketball Ct (Full)

Beverly Hills Community Park

Friday

Jan 26, 2018


WJP - Basketball Ct (half)

Wesley Jones Park

Monday

Jan 8, 2018

WJP - Basketball Ct (half)

Wesley Jones Park

Sunday

Jan 14, 2018


CSTC – Courts A + B - Tennis

Citrus Springs Tennis Courts

Monday

Jan 8, 2018

CSTC – Courts A + B - Tennis

Citrus Springs Tennis Courts

Sunday

Jan 14, 2018


EMP - Basketball Ct (full)

Eugene Martin Park

Monday

Jan 8, 2018

EMP - Basketball Ct (full)

Eugene Martin Park

Sunday

Jan 14, 2018


FP - Basketball Ct (full)

Floral Park

Monday

Jan 15, 2018

FP - Basketball Ct (full)

Floral Park

Friday

Jan 26, 2018


HP - Basketball Ct (full)

Highland Park

Monday

Jan 15, 2018

HP - Basketball Ct (full)

Highland Park

Friday

Jan 26, 2018

East Citrus Community Center will reopen January 3

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

The water leak at East Citrus Community Center, 9907 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Inverness has been found & repaired.  East Citrus Community Center will be open Wednesday, 1/3/18, business as usual.

For more information on Citrus County Community Centers visit; http://www.citrusbocc.com/commserv/suppserv/senprog/centers/senior-centers.htm

Cold Night Shelter Open

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

Due to the freezing temperatures, The Salvation Army’s Cold Night Shelter will be OPEN tonight, Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

The forecast indicates the Shelter will likely be open every night this week.  There will be a determination and announcement made on a daily basis. Shelter is open 7pm to 7am and is located 712 S. School Avenue, Lecanto, FL  34461.

Someone seeking cold weather shelter can go to any Citrus County Transit Bus Stop at the last pickup time, and the driver will drop off the person at The Salvation Army at no cost. The person will be picked up at The Salvation Army the following morning and taken back to the same area.

East Citrus Community Center Closed

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2018

The East Citrus Community Center at 9907 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Inverness is closed until further notice due to a water leak. Clients may go to the Central Citrus Community Center located at 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto in the interim. For more information on Citrus County Community Centers visit; http://www.citrusbocc.com/commserv/suppserv/senprog/centers/senior-centers.htm

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