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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Animal Services "Pet-acular Adoption Event" This Weekend!

Land O' Lakes, FL – The Pasco County Animal Services Division is hosting a "Pet-acular Adoption Event," on Saturday, August 23, 2014. For one day only, you can get great bargains on quality pre-owned pets. A wide... ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2014

County Offices to Close for Labor Day Holiday

PASCO COUNTY --- Pasco County Government offices, including the Constitutional Offices and the Courts, will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. All government offices and the... ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Emergency Management Mitigation Committee to Hold Public Meetings

(PASCO COUNTY) --- The Pasco County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will hold a series of public meetings to secure public input into the Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS). The LMS includes an assessment of hazard... ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Pasco Disaster Planning Guide Available for Citizens Online

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – Pasco County Emergency Management is reminding citizens to plan for the peak of Hurricane Season by looking at the 2014 Disaster Planning Guide. The Guide is an excellent resource for Pasco Citizens to... ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2014

Pasco Citizens’ Academy Accepting Applications for Fall Program

Citizens Academy

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- Pasco County is now accepting applications from the public to attend the second Citizens’ Academy Class. The inaugural class started in January, 2014 and graduated in the spring of 2014. The next class... ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2014

Pasco County Television to Replay Citizen Stakeholder Meetings

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL - The Pasco County Board of County Commissioners hosted four community meetings in Dade City, New Port Richey and Land O’Lakes between July 28-31. The meetings focused on several topics including the... ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

Public Workshop Set for Ridge Road Widening Project

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- Pasco County Engineering Services will hold a Public Workshop concerning the construction work underway on Ridge Road from Broad Street to Moon Lake Road/Decubellis Road. The Public Workshop will be held... ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2014

Pasco County Receives Prestigious Grant to Execute U.S. 19 Revitalization

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- Pasco County recently received a smart growth technical assistance grant from Smart Growth America, a national leader and advocate for building great communities. Pasco County was one of only 18... ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2014

Florida High Tech Corridor Council & USF Provide a $50,000 Sponsorship

Pasco Economic Development Council

Florida High Tech Corridor Council and University of South Florida Provide a $50,000 Sponsorship to the SMARTstart Business Incubator Program

Dade City, Florida — Randy Berridge, President of the Florida High Tech... ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2014

Pasco County receives Federal approval for a new I-75 Interchange

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL- The Florida Department of Transportation District 7 Secretary, Paul Steinman spoke to the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners Tuesday and announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has... ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2014

Pasco County Public Transportation to Provide Free Rides to Polls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2014Contact: Tami Bentley
(352) 521-4302

Pasco County Public Transportation to ProvideFree Rides to Polls

Pasco County FL – Supervisor of Elections Brian E. Corley... ...

Posted on: June 20, 2014

FAC Awards Commissioner Starkey with the Presidential Advocacy Award

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented Pasco County Commissioner Kathryn Starkey with the Presidential Advocacy Award during the 2014 FAC Annual Conference & Exposition in Orange County... ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

Pasco EDC Earns Three Statewide Marketing Innovation Awards

Pasco Economic Development Council

Pasco County, Florida — Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc. was awarded three prestigious promotional and marketing awards by the Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) at its annual conference in June. Pasco EDC... ...

Posted on: June 4, 2014

Public Workshop for Shady Hills Road Safety Improvement Project

SPRING HILL, FL- The Pasco County Engineering Services will hold a Public Workshop concerning the safety improvements on Shady Hills Road from SR 52 to one-half mile north of Dinsdale Drive that will be going to construction... ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2014

Summer Haul Pass Gives Big Break to Students on Pasco County Buses

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT) will be giving Pasco County students a chance to ride all summer for only $20.00. The special student rate will be effective starting June 1 until August 31,... ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2014

FDOT and Pasco County Release Joint Statement on State Road 54/56 Transportation Issues

TALLAHASSEE --- The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has rejected the unsolicited proposal from International Infrastructure Partners, LLC to lease right of way owned by FDOT along the State Road 54/SR 56 corridor... ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2014

Groundbreaking for new Pasco County Utilities Building

LAND O’ LAKES, FL- A historic groundbreaking for the Pasco County Utilities Administration and Operations Facility has been rescheduled to take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 19420 Central Boulevard, Land... ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2014

FY 2012-13 Annual Performance Report Released

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- The Board of County Commissioners and County Administration have now posted the Fiscal Year 2012-13 Annual Performance Report. The report closes out the final year of implementation of the County’s... ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2014

Pasco County First Citizens’ Academy Students Graduated

Pasco County Citizens Academy

Pasco County – The Pasco County first Citizens’ Academy students graduated on March 13, 2014, after attending nine weekly sessions of interactive and informative presentations regarding Pasco County government. At the last... ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2014

Pasco County is Honored With Several Top Awards

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- Pasco County was well represented as the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council hosted the Future of the Region Awards in St. Petersburg today. The event was held at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon... ...

Posted on: March 11, 2014

Pasco County Animal Services Honored Statewide

Pasco County – Pasco County Animal Services received several nominations and was honored to have an Animal Control Officer receive the top award at the statewide annual conference of the Florida Animal Control Association... ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2013

Rabies Awareness

All domestic animals should be vaccinated against rabies and all wildlife contact should be avoided, particularly raccoons, bats, foxes, skunks, otters, bobcats and coyotes. Rabies is a disease of the nervous system and is... ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2013

New Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Issued

PASCO COUNTY - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released updated, digital flood insurance rate maps (DFIRMs) for public review and comment prior to their final adoption. The maps show the extent to which... ...

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Emergency Management

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Emergency Management Mitigation Committee to Hold Public Meetings

(PASCO COUNTY) --- The Pasco County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will hold a series of public meetings to secure public input into the Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS). The LMS includes an assessment of hazard... ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Pasco Disaster Planning Guide Available for Citizens Online

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – Pasco County Emergency Management is reminding citizens to plan for the peak of Hurricane Season by looking at the 2014 Disaster Planning Guide. The Guide is an excellent resource for Pasco Citizens to... ...

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Fire Rescue

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Public Transportation

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Pasco County Public Transportation to close for the Labor Day Holiday

Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT) will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day and will not provide services. PCPT will resume services on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Posted on: August 11, 2014

PASCO COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION TO PROVIDE FREE RIDES TO POLLS

Exercising your right to vote has just been made easier. On Primary Election Day, August 26, 2014 and General Election Day, November 4, 2014, voters who present their voter registration card will ride free to their local... ...

Posted on: March 11, 2014

New Bus Stop

To better serve our customers' needs. PCPT has added a new bus stop located at the main entrance to The Florida Hospital in Wesley Chapel. This new stop will be serviced by Routes 33 & 54. Like us on Facebook and... ...

Posted on: October 7, 2013

Gulf View SQ. Mall bus stop relocated

Effective Monday, September 30th, 2013, the bus stop at the Guf View SQ. Mall will be relocated to the south entrance of the mall between Sears and Best Buy.


Stormwater Management

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Posted on: August 21, 2014

Erosion & Sedimentation Control Inspector's Training & Certification Program - October 22 &23

The two-day training class is scheduled to take place at the City Hall (Council Chambers) in Port Richey on October 22 & 23, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on day one and from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on day two. The... ...