CIty of Brooksville

Council denies second funding request for Summit Villas affordable housing development

by LISA MACNEIL
[email protected]

At the regular meeting on Jul 19, 2021The Brooksville City Council voted 3-2 to deny a $340,000 funding request to kick off redevelopment of the property located at Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Drive and Hale Avenue, historically named Summit Villas. Council Members David Bailey and Blake Bell were the two opposing votes.

City of Brooksville declares State of Emergency to prepare for Elsa

Brooksville, Florida (July 5, 2021) – On July 5, 2021, the Brooksville City Council held an emergency meeting to declare a local state of emergency in preparation for Tropical Storm
Elsa. The state of emergency enables City leaders to take necessary actions to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the City and its residents as well as City staff.

Employee Compensation Plan Adopted

The Brooksville City Council adopted an employee compensation plan which calls for salary increases for 64 employees to bring their salaries in line with surrounding cities and municipalities. 

The city’s HR Administrator Kimberly Price completed an employee compensation study as the basis of the plan in efforts to “reduce turnover costs and promote growth.”  

City of Brooksville Employee Compensation Plan Adopted

By JULIE B. MAGLIO

The Brooksville City Council adopted an employee compensation plan on June 8, 2021, which calls for salary increases for 64 employees to bring their salaries in line with surrounding cities and municipalities. 

The city’s HR Administrator Kimberly Price completed an employee compensation study as the basis of the plan in efforts to “reduce turnover costs and promote growth.”  
Price conducted a five-phase review including a comprehensive review of job descriptions and positions and employee interviews.

Brooksville City Council approves revised special events permit policy

by PAT RAIA, [email protected]

The Brooksville City Council approved a policy that requires organizations or individuals sponsoring special events on city property to apply for a street closure permit. The approved policy includes an amendment for events such as large funerals and memorials that take place in city-owned cemeteries.