by LISA MACNEIL
Hernando Sun Reporter
Valerie Pianta, Hernando County's Economic Development Director, provided an update regarding economic development activities and initiatives for FY 2019 at the Aug. 27, 2019 Hernando County Commissioners meeting.
Pianta reported that roughly half of her office’s efforts are spent on business retention, expansion and growth within the county. Roughly 18% of the time is spent recruiting new business into Hernando.