Friday, December 15, 2017
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Hernando government meetings, Sept. 9-11

Here is a listing of public meetings scheduled for this week:

Monday

Hernando County Planning and Zoning Commission, 9 a.m., commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Agenda: Special exception use permit request for a Christian school at Ponce De Leon Boulevard and Ganz Drive.

Area 13 Family Care Council, 10 a.m., Wildwood Agency for Persons with Disabilities, 1601 W Gulf Atlantic Highway, Wildwood.

Tuesday

Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m. regular meeting, 5 p.m. hearing on 2013-14 budget and tax rate, commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Meeting agenda: Discussion of recruitment process for a new economic development director; future of the Little Rock Cannery.

Wednesday

Brooksville City Council, 6:30 p.m. hearing on 2013-14 budget and tax rate, council chambers, City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

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