Lisa MacNeil

Hernando Beach Shrimp Distributor Acquires Special Exception Use Permit

The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted unanimously at the regular meeting on Tuesday July 28, 2020 to approve the Special Exception application submitted by S & T Boat Repair and Bait.  The business is located on the west side of Shoal Line Boulevard, approximately 670 feet north of Bluefish Drive in Hernando Beach.

Upcoming Improvements at Linda Pedersen Park

Structures at Linda Pedersen Park will be receiving some updates and improvements in 2021.  Plans to use funds from the RESTORE Act (Federal Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012) for replacement of the boardwalk, a new swim platform and replacement of the retaining wall were approved by the State Treasury on July 10, 2020. 

Emergency Management Director Briefs Commissioners on COVID-19 Developments

Emergency Management Director Cecilia Patella updated the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) at the regular meeting on July 14, 2020.   During her last update on June 23, Commissioner John Allocco asked Patella how many patients testing positive for COVID-19 were asymptomatic.  Patella reported during this meeting that the number is 30%.