Fifth Judicial Circuit implements mandatory health and safety procedures at Hernando County Courthouse (Brooksville, FL) In accordance with Fifth Judicial Circuit Administrative Order A-2020-12-F, the following health and safety procedures have been implemented at the Hernando County Courthouse, located at 20 N. Main Street in Brooksville, until further notice:Click here for more information
Upcoming BOCC workshops/public hearings on various topics(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold the following upcoming workshops and public hearings. A short description for each is listed below along with the workshop/public meeting date. In accordance with Fifth Judicial Circuit Administrative Order A-2020-12-F, all members of the public entering the Hernando County Courthouse, located at 20 N. Main Street in Brooksville, and wishing to provide public comment
Housing Authority office reopens to the public by appointment only (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Housing Authority administrative office building, located at 621 W. Jefferson Street in Brooksville, has reopened to the public by appointment only. To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to keep our clients and staff as safe as possible, the following policies will be implemented for all persons entering the building until further notice:Click Here for more Information
News Release: 7/7/2020: Compass Self Storage Offers Two Months of Free Rent to All New Commercial Cu
Dear Valued Partner, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for being a partner with Compass Self Storage and share that we would like to assist local businesses as they start to re-open. To show our support, we are now offering Two Months of Free Rent to All New Commercial Customers.We are here to help anyone needing extra storage space for their business as well as moving/packing supplies, moving service options, and more. Compass Self Storage is also offering remote leasing at this time to ensure the
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Provides Reemployment Assistance Update - July 6TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) issued reemployment assistance updates on the Reemployment Assistance (RA) Claims Dashboard. As of July 5, DEO has paid 1,629,218 claimants a total of $8.79 billion ($8,797,010,701).Click here for more information
Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., Partners with Local Restaurants to Provide Meals to Seniors(Brooksville, FL July 10, 2020) Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., has received meal funding from the Families First Act and the CARES Act which were passed by Congress. This funding is allowing local service providers, such as Mid Florida Community Services, Inc. (MFCS), to serve more meals to hungry, low-income seniors over the age of 60 who are in need or are homebound because of COVID-19. Click here for
MEDIA RELEASEAugust 10, 2020 New operating hours for Hernando County Library Services(Brooksville, FL) – The Hernando County Public Library System (HCPLS) announces that effective Monday, August 3, 2020, there will be a change in operating hours for its four branches. The Main Library Branch (238 Howell Ave., Brooksville, FL 34601) and the West Hernando Branch (6335 Blackbird Ave., Brooksville, FL 34613) will operate with the following schedule:Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 6
Sink hole causes temporary lane closures on Deltona Blvd. and Bay Dr. (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Department of Public Works (DPW) announces a temporary lane closure going northbound on Deltona Boulevard near Bay Drive as well as the turning lane onto Bay Drive until further notice. This closure is due to a sink hole that opened on Bay Drive on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Click here for more information
MEDIA RELEASEJuly 28, 2020 Temporary closure of Rotary Centennial Dog Park (Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Parks and Recreation will temporarily close Rotary Centennial Dog Park, located at 10375 Sandlor Street in Spring Hill, on Thursday, August 6, 2020 from noon until 4 p.m. for regularly scheduled maintenance. The park will re-open for regular use after 4 p.m. that same day. Contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (352) 754-4027 for additional information.
MEDIA RELEASEJuly 28, 2020 Landfill paving project may cause temporary delays(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Solid Waste and Recycling Department will begin a facility paving project at the Main Landfill, located at 14450 Landfill Road in Brooksville, on August 10, 2020. This project may cause temporary delays in traffic flow at the facility. Staff asks that residents exercise patience during this time and follow posted directional signage and on-site flaggers to safely redirect traffic. An
Good Evening, Florida ESF 18 Partners. Attached is the evening update for Potential Tropical Cyclone #9. While this system is not expected to become a major hurricane, it is expected to form into a Tropical Storm overnight or tomorrow morning. Please join us tomorrow, July 30, 2020 at 2:00pm (EST) for a Private Sector and Industry call during which a member of the State Meteorology Team will provide an update on the storm.Conference Line: 888-585-9008Participant Code: 493-593-424 In the meantime, if
MEDIA RELEASEJuly 30, 2020 Hernando County online surplus vehicle/equipment auction open for bidding(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners has partnered with Atkins Realty and Auction, Inc. to conduct an online surplus vehicle/equipment auction ending on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Bidding for surplus vehicles/equipment may only be submitted online. Online auction participants will have the opportunity to bid on 75 County surplus vehicles and equipment ranging from ambulances
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2020Contact: Joint Information Center on COVID-19 for the State of Florida (850) 815-4940, ESF14@em.myflorida.comAll State-Supported Testing Sites Temporarily Close for Potential Tropical Cyclone NineTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced that all state-supported drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing sites will temporarily close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, in anticipation of impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine.
MEDIA RELEASEJuly 29, 2020 FREE virtual classes on Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) program offers classes and workshops year-round to help residents learn how to save time, money and water when maintaining their lawns and gardens. Residents are invited to participate in free, online learning through virtual, interactive classes for the month of August. These virtual classes will be presented by Florida-Friendly Landscaping Coordinator
MEDIA RELEASEJuly 30, 2020 BOCC approves Phase Two of Hernando CARES Small Business Recovery Grant (Brooksville, FL) At the July 28, 2020 regular Hernando County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Board unanimously voted to approve Phase Two of the Hernando County CARES Small Business Recovery Grant. To stimulate the local economy, the Hernando CARES Program will provide recovery grants up to $7,500 to eligible small businesses adversely impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The intent of the