Upcoming Government and Education Meetings

City Council Workshop  Monday, January 28, 2019, 3:00PM
Special Meeting 5-7PM

Location 201 HOWELL AVENUE, BROOKSVILLE, FL - JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, III COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Board of County Commissioners
Regular Meeting

1/29/2019 9:00 AM 
Government Center
John Law Ayers Room   20 N. Main Street   Brooksville, FL 34601

Brooksville City Council Meeting    Monday, February 04, 2019, 7:00PM
Location 201 HOWELL AVENUE, BROOKSVILLE, FL - JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, III COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Hernando School Board Meetings 2/5/2019
Informal 11:00 AM
Workshop 2:00PM
Regular 6:00PM 
District Office-Board Room
919 North Broad Street   Brooksville, FL 34601

Planning and Zoning Commission Regular Meeting
2/11/2019 9:00 AM 
Government Center
John Law Ayers Room   20 N. Main Street   Brooksville, FL 34601

Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting
2/12/2019 9:00 AM 

Government Center
John Law Ayers Room   20 N. Main Street   Brooksville, FL 34601

Hernando School Board Meetings 2/26/2019
Informal 11:00 AM
Workshop 2:00PM
Regular 6:00PM 
District Office-Board Room
919 North Broad Street   Brooksville, FL 34601

Run Downs

Jan. 15, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting rundown

ELECTION OF OFFICERS 

Election of Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Second Vice Chairman

Commissioner Wayne Dukes nominated  Commissioner John Mitten for Chairman.  “It is my distinct pleasure, based on his growth in his short time here, and the amount of effort he puts in to this job to nominate Commissioner John Mitten as our Chair. 

BOCC Chairman Steve Champion asked for a second, for which there was none. 

Jan. 7, 2019 Brooksville City Council run down

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Bill Kemerer introduced Pastor David Clevenger of Grace Tabernacle Independent Baptist Church, then invited him to offer a prayer and to lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

Agenda Approval

Vice Mayor Joe Bernardini asked for the Great Brooksvillian Screening Committee Advisory Appointment to be moved up. Council member Robert Battista moved to approve the modified agenda. Council member Pat Brayton seconded the motion. The agenda was approved with a 5-0 vote.

Nov. 27, 2018 Hernando BOCC Run Down

FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE 
DANIEL B. MERRITT, JR.

Swearing In of Elected Commissioners

Judge Merritt read the Oath of Office, officially swearing in the incumbent Commissioners Wayne Dukes and Jeff Holcomb for another term serving Hernando County. 

COUNTY ATTORNEY GARTH COLLER

Attorney/Client Executive Session to Discuss Proposed Settlement Related to Case of Christopher Soto vs. Hernando County (Docket No. 18-03-BCC)

The Nov. 5 Brooksville City Council meeting run down

APPROVAL/MODIFICATIONS OF THE AGENDA

The council unanimously approved the agenda without modification.

CERTIFICATES AND PROCLAMATIONS

Vice Mayor Robert Battista read the proclamation designating November 24, 2018 as Small Business Saturday.  Pat Crowley, CEO of the Hernando County Chamber of Commerce accepted the proclamation with several business leaders of the county.

Nov. 5, 2018 Hernando BOCC Run Down

CORRESPONDENCE TO NOTE

1. Correspondence From Various Customers Expressing Appreciation for Services Provided by Utilities Department Staff

Several staff members of the Utilities Department received written or verbal commendations.  The employees were recognized by Utilities Business Manager Nancy Stopps-Libengood, who entered her memorandum of recognition into each employee’s personnel file. 

2. Notification From Southwest Florida Water Management District of Proposed 2019 Five-Year Water Resource Development Work Program

Oct. 23, 2018 Hernando County Regular School Board Meeting Run Down

by KATHRYN DENTATO
HERNANDO SUN WRITER

The meeting opened honoring Mark Johnson and Beth Narverud for their service on the school board.  It was the final meeting of their elected terms.

Students from Deltona Elementary School led the Pledge of Allegiance and introduced themselves to the school board afterward. Superintendent John Stratton thanked the students and told them to wave during his visit planned for Nov. 7, 2018.  

Oct. 23, 2018 Hernando BOCC Meeting Run Down

RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS

Resolution Proclaiming October 2018 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month -  Brooksville Mayor Betty Erhard accepted

CITIZENS' COMMENTS

Please note that this is an abbreviated list of citizen comments.

Frances Monzo brought to the BOCC's attention the erection of an 18-foot high shed in her neighbor's yard in back of her property.

Hernando County Commission Meeting Run Down (part 1)

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

An agenda item was added proclaiming a State of Emergency in the county due to the uncertainty of Hurricane Michael’s track at the time of the meeting.   Emergency Operations Director Cecilia Patella reminded the board that even a 5-foot storm surge (as Hurricane Hermine caused in 2016) resulted in significant flooding along costal Hernando County, from Bayport to Aripeka.  The proclamation was also added to Correspondence to Note.

Sept. 25 County Commission Meeting Run Down Part 2

Change in Board of County Commissioners meeting format:  

Starting with the October 9, 2018 meeting, 
citizens comments will be heard immediately following Resolutions and Proclamations, except when citizens are commenting on specific items on the meeting agenda for that day. 
 

PLANNING AND ZONING DIRECTOR RONALD PIANTA

• Hernando County 2040 Comprehensive Plan Adoption Public Hearing

Sept. 25 County Commission Meeting Run Down- part 1

PROCLAMATIONS & RECOGNITIONS

Recognition of Weeki Wachee River Rangers for Volunteer Cleanup Efforts Along Weeki Wachee River
RES-2018-129 : Resolution Proclaiming October 5, 2018 as Florida Manufacturing Day
RES-2018-130 : Resolution Recognizing Emilio "Sonny" Vergara for Years of Service on Fine Arts Council
RES-2018-131 : Resolution Recognizing Terlep Chiropractic for Significant Contributions to Hernando County

HERNANDO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT UPDATE TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS