Pasco BOCC

Pasco County BOCC Discusses BTR Enforcement, Welcomes New Building and Construction Director

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – Former Senator Mike Fasano, now Pasco County Tax Collector, urged the Pasco County Board of Commissioners to spread the word that all businesses need a BTR (Business Tax Receipt) to conduct any type of business in the county.  Fasano said, “This…

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Pasco County Board of County Commissioners

Pasco County BOCC Reports Strong Economic Growth, Despite Pandemic

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – Robert Goehrig, Budget Director, Pasco County, presented detailed economic information to the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday.  Data shows that not only has Pasco County thrived during the pandemic but excelled.  Overall, both Pasco County and the entire Tampa Bay…

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Commissioner Mitch Thrower, former Chairman, and Commissioner Theodore Trent Green

Long-Time Leaders on Hillsborough Planning Commission Thanked for Insights and Commitment

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – The Hillsborough County Planning Commission began its Tuesday meeting recognizing two gentlemen who’ve both served on the board for nine years. Commissioner Mitch Thrower, former Chairman, and Commissioner Theodore Trent Green were honored for their dedication. Each received plaques in their honor…

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Transportation Pilot Program Aims to Get You to the Bus with Ease

Transportation Pilot Program Aims to Get You to the Bus With Ease

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla, – Nicole McClary, Senior Project Planner, HART, introduced the Planning Commission to its newest pilot program aimed at managing growth and making public transit accessible, specifically for those within a half-mile walking or biking distance to key areas in the study for…

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Canceled: Racist Single-Family Homes in Berkeley California

What Berkeley City Council members called a “symbolic document,” the message of choosing, or rather not choosing, the type of housing you may own is an eye-opener. On February 24, The Berkeley City Council unanimously denounced what the council termed, “the racist history of single-family…

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Pinellas County: The Only County with Four Top Beaches in the U.S.

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Wednesday, Commission Vice-Chair Charlie Justice, the Mayor of St. Pete Beach, Al Johnson, Mayor Hendrix from Madeira Beach, and community leaders gathered to receive awards for the area’s beautiful beaches. Also on hand was Carol Johnson from Trip Advisor, letting the…

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Pinellas County Extends State of Emergency, Community Outreach Needed, Third Vaccine Expected

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – The local state of emergency ordered for COVID-19 in Pinellas County has been extended by the Board of County Commissioners until March 5th. Additionally, the board cited deep concerns about reaching approximately 60,000 under-served residents who may not have the ability…

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