BROOKSVILLE, Fla.- The first Hernando County Board of County Commissioners meeting of 2020 commenced with the election of new officers. Officers preside for a period of one year.
The new officers for 2020 are as follows: Chairman John Mitten, Vice Chairman John Allocco and Second Vice Chairman Wayne Dukes.
The BOCC is the chief legislative body in the County. It meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 9 a.m., with the first Tuesday reserved for workshops, as needed. The BOCC meets in the John Law Ayers Room located on the first floor of the Hernando County Government Center located at 20 North Main Street in Brooksville.
The five county commissioners are elected for four-year terms by the voters at large and represent the geographical district in which they reside. The BOCC approves the county budget, adopts local ordinances and resolutions and establishes policies which govern Hernando County and ensure the health, safety and welfare of the citizens.