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Hernando County Commission explores creation of two tax units at June 5 sessions

BROOKSVILLE

TUESDAY COUNTY BUDGET sessions EXPLORE OPTIONS

The Hernando County Commission hosts a workshop to discuss the proposed 2012-13 county budget at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the commission chambers at the Government Center, 20 N Main St. Also, at 1 p.m., the commission will conduct two hearings to consider the creation of two municipal service taxing units — one for library services and one for parks and recreation services. The workshop and hearings will be broadcast live on Bright House cable Ch. 622 and streamed online: hernando county.us. To view the agenda and related documents, visit hernandocountyfl.iqm2.com/citizens.

THE Bus changes begin Monday

The new routes and schedule for the county's public transit service, THE Bus, take effect Monday morning. The changes include a shorter time between buses — 75 minutes instead of two hours — as well as new stops and a route that takes riders from Brooksville to Spring Hill and back without requiring a transfer. Information about the routes and schedules can be viewed at hernandobus.com. Copies of the information will also be available at the county government centers in Brooksville and on Forest Oaks Boulevard in Spring Hill, at area libraries and on the buses.

Want to be a master gardener?

The Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service is seeking individuals to become master gardeners. Those interested must first attend a mandatory "get acquainted" session, either at 9 a.m. June 14 or 9 a.m. June 21, at the extension office, 1653 Blaise Drive. The 2012 master gardener volunteer program is open to anyone with a strong interest in gardening, a willingness to learn, a desire to share wise gardening practices and the time to volunteer. No prior Florida gardening experience is required. For additional details or to register for one of the informational sessions, call (352) 754-4433.

Today's picks

Fairgrounds Flea Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 397-3351 or (352) 796-4552.

'Diamond Jubilee for the Queen High Tea' Crescent Community Clinic fundraiser: 3-5 p.m., Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. $20. (352) 610-9916.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Hernando County Commission explores creation of two tax units at June 5 sessions 06/02/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 2, 2012 11:38am]
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