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Florida Forest Service to Conduct Prescribed Burn

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2017

Florida Forest Service (FFS) will be conducting a 321 acre prescribed fire in the Withlacoochee Forest, Sugarmill Tract.  This is for fuel reduction and wildlife management.  The wind is west at 6 mph.  You may follow the FFS on their face book page:

If you have any question, please contact Judy Tear at the below listed numbers:

Judith Tear

Withlacoochee Forestry Center

Wildfire Mitigation Specialist & Information Officer

Florida Forest Service

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

(352) 797-4133 Work

(352) 400- 1218 Cell

(352) 797-4103 Fax

Withlacoochee Forestry Center Headquarters

15019 Broad St

Brooksville, FL 34601

Three Citrus County Commissioners Receive Award from Florida Association of Counties

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2017

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The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented Citrus County Commissioners; Scott Carnahan, Ron Kitchen, and Jimmy T. Smith with the prestigious Presidential Advocacy Award during the 2017 FAC Annual Conference & Exposition in Palm Beach County. The commissioners were honored by the state organization for going above and beyond, providing leadership and commitment in crafting and advocating for sound policy during the 2017 Legislative Session.

“The active participation of commissioners engaging their legislative delegation is critical to the success of our mission” said FAC President, Marion County Commissioner, Kathy Bryant “to strengthen home-rule and to empower our communities – not Tallahassee.”

The Presidential Advocacy Award is given annually to those county commissioners from around the state who have shown exceptional leadership in partnering with FAC to advance the counties’ legislative agenda.

For more than 85 years, the Florida Association of Counties has represented the diverse interests of Florida’s counties, emphasizing the importance of protecting home rule – the concept that government closest to the people governs best.  The Florida Association of Counties helps counties effectively serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration.

Landfill to conduct Free Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off August 12

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2017

Citrus County Central Landfill will be conducting a Free Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off at the Central Landfill on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Citrus County homeowners may bring up to the first 60 pounds or 10 gallons at no charge.

Hazardous Household Waste also accepts drop offs weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, contact the Citrus County Solid Waste Management at 352-527-7670 or Questions may be emailed to


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