Friday, February 23, 2018
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Hernando government meetings week of May 26

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

Tuesday

Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Agenda: Ordinance authorizing additional homestead tax exemption for eligible low-income senior citizens, revision to performance evaluation policy, lease agreement with the Friends of Chinsegut Hill for acquisition of Chinsegut Hill site, job creation incentives agreement with Alumi-Guard, presentations regarding proposals to lease former Brooksville Air Center facility; the Metropolitan Planning Organization will discuss a plan for improvements at the Interstate 75/State Road 50 interchange.

Wednesday

Elder Options Grant Review Committee, 10 a.m., Suite 301, 100 SW 75th St., Gainesville. Agenda: Review applications and adopt recommendations for funding.

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