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Lobbyists: online sales tax measure would be a boon for county

At the December 15, 2020 Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Meeting, the board heard from the county’s lobbyists, Shawn Foster of the Sunrise Consulting Group and Laura Boehmer of The Southern Group, with discussion focused on the upcoming legislative session. 
The recent designation of the Aquatic Preserve along Hernando’s coast, an outcome of the 2020 session and CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act Funding were briefly mentioned.  

Commission requests audit of Hernando County Fair Association Inc

At the December 15, 2020 regular Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting, the board individually listed their requests of items to be discussed at the upcoming Legislative Delegation meeting, scheduled for January 29, 2021.  Commissioner Jeff Holcomb presented a request that the Hernando County Fairgrounds be audited due to the state of the property and its buildings, and questions about accounting practices.