Lisa MacNeil

Tampa Bay Extreme Adventure Course to lease former TreeUmph! Park


Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a one-year lease with Tampa Bay Extreme Adventure Course (TBEAC) on Feb. 12, 2019.  

Following the TreeUmph! closure in August 2018, the Board of County Commissioners decided to seek bids from interested entities to continue operations at the 36-acre adventure course at 6440 Cedar Lane, featuring ziplines, ladders, nature trails and balance beams in a natural environment.

Jan. 15, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting rundown


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. 

More boat trailer parking in Hernando Beach?

Hernando Sun Correspondent

This article corresponds to the DEC. 18, 2018 Hernando Board of County Commissioners Meeting agenda item: 


1. Request to Use Impact Fees to Acquire and Develop Property Located on Shoal Line Boulevard for Additional Boat Trailer Parking at Hernando Beach Boat Ramp to Accommodate Population Growth.

A ‘no-go’ for airport self-fueling facility construction contract

Hernando Sun Correspondent

This article corresponds to the following Dec. 18, 2019 BOCC meeting agenda item:

2. Award of Contract No. 18-CG0117/BH to GLF Construction Corporation for Aircraft Self Fueling Facility Project at Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport and Associated Budget Resolution (Cost: $1,255,770.00)

Hernando Beach Seafood denied rezoning that would facilitate relocating stone crab operation

Hernando Beach Seafood would like to move their stone crab operation from Calienta St. to their property at Nature Coast Marina on Shoal Line Blvd. In order to do that they submitted the rezoning application to allow “seafood products to be taken off of the fishing vessels and to load ice and bait on said vessels.”     The rezoning was met with much opposition from the community and the P & Z Board recommended denial.  The Board of County Commissioners followed the recommendation of denial at the regular BOCC meeting on Dec. 11.