Lisa MacNeil

March 26, 2019 Hernando BOCC run down

by LISA MACNEIL
Hernando Sun Reporter

CITIZENS’ COMMENTS

Bill Loomis continued a discussion of previous concerns regarding a frontage road in Ridge Manor. 

A Spring Hill resident spoke about loose trash littering roadways following trash collection.

BOARD/STAFF RESPONSES

County Administrator Garth Coller advised Loomis and the public in general that he cannot compel a commissioner to answer a question immediately when posed during Citizen’s Comments.

Doctor celebrates two of his first patients

by LISA MACNEIL
Hernando Sun Reporter

When Dr. Brian Roebuck opened his practice in 1987, his sign-in ledger was a simple composition book commonly seen in high school and college writing classes.  The first patient signed in on December 9, 1987, and Delia Gagliardi signed the ledger the next day. 

Also a patient, Delia’s husband lived to be 94.  He always greeted Dr. Roebuck as “Friend.” 

Architectural design services for five phase judicial project

by LISA MACNEIL
HERNANDO SUN REPORTER

At the March 26, 2019 regular Board of County Commissioners meeting, Purchasing Director James Wunderle started the discussion by saying, “Usually Purchasing need not obtain the board’s approval for a Request for Qualifications (RFQ), but in this case, the department brought this before the board just for the visibility, because of the courts and their communications with the county and their need for space.”  

Hunters Lake, not for hunters!

by LISA MACNEIL

At the January 15, 2019 Board of County Commissioners meeting, several residents of Hunter’s Lake addressed the board to resolve a situation where hunters were entering canals off Hunter’s Lake, and shooting toward private properties and homes while hunting ducks.  After several residents reported inaction from law enforcement and the board found it had no jurisdiction over the problem, the board voted 5-0 in consensus to write a letter to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), which does have jurisdiction over hunting infractions.

Commissioners delve into several topics at planning workshop

By LISA MACNEIL

At the regular meeting of February 12, 2019, the Board of County Commissioners decided to hold regular planning meetings to discuss upcoming agenda items, and to review items affecting the budget on a regular basis.  The first Planning Workshop was held on March 5, 2019 at the Hernando County Utilities Building.

The Planning Workshop is open to the public; however, there is no public input.