Lisa MacNeil

County Revises Administrator Job Description and Starts Recruitment

By LISA MACNEIL

Hernando Sun Reporter

At the Feb. 26, 2019 meeting, Human Resources Risk Director Christi Charlow presented to the Hernando Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) the job description for the County Administrator, as well as revisions for approval.  County Administrator Len Sossamon was terminated on Jan. 29 and Deputy Administrator Jeff Rogers has stepped into the Acting County Administrator role while decisions are made on a permanent solution.

Feb. 12, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting run down

CITIZENS’ COMMENTS 

Lucille Morano addressed the Board of County Commissioners about garbage collection problems she’s been experiencing for the past six years.   Republic’s new automated collection has not remedied Morano’s issues.
  
Mary Ellen Urban presented a safety map for Ft. Dade Ave and Citrus Way, thanking Scott Herring for his response to her earlier request.  Urban also asked about red flags in the right-of-way along Ft. Dade Avenue. 

Tampa Bay Extreme Adventure Course to lease former TreeUmph! Park

By LISA MACNEIL

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 OFFICERS 

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?

by LISA MACNEIL
Hernando Sun Correspondent

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

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR LEONARD SOSSAMON

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

by LISA MACNEIL
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)