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Posted on: April 17, 2015

2015 Pasco County Hurricane Expo

PASCO COUNTY --- Pasco County’s Office of Emergency Management is hosting the 2015 Hurricane Expo as a featured event of the Cotee River Seafood, Blues and Boat Show Festival. The Hurricane Expo is scheduled for Sunday,... ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2015

Hudson Library Celebrates 25th Anniversary on April 22, 2015

HUDSON, FL – The 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Hudson Library will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The event will be marked with a special party! Stop by the library on that day between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.... ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2015

Save the date for WoofStock!

LAND O’ LAKES, FL- Mark your Calendars! Pasco County Animal Services (PCAS) is having its first annual WoofStock, a family fun day of peace, paws, and music on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The Friends of Animal Services, Inc., is... ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

Board to decide on Ridge Road Extension Project

NEW PORT RICHEY --- Pasco County continues to experience healthy growth in residential and commercial development. Census figures estimate that more than 200,000 people live within coastal Pasco County. The growth in Pasco... ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2015

Newly Renovated West Pasco Government Center Tax Collector’s Office Re-Opens

Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano announces that the tax office located in the West Pasco Government Center has re-opened as a full service location. After a closure and extensive renovation, including the installation... ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2015

Pasco County needs your input to name the new mobile app

PASCO COUNTY --- Pasco County Government is developing a new mobile APP to help Pasco Citizens become more familiar with information about their local government. The app will be unveiled later this summer but the County... ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2015

Water Awareness Poster Contest wrapping up

PASCO COUNTY – Nearly four thousand students from Pasco County had an opportunity to learn about water conservation through an annual Water Awareness Poster Contest wrapping up this week. Pasco County Utilities and the... ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2015

New Pasco County Utilities Administration building to relocate

PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Pasco County Utilities staff located in the New Port Richey Branch office will soon be relocating to the new Utilities Administration Building at 19420 Central Blvd., Land O’Lakes, Florida. The 50,000... ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2015

Pasco County Library System announces Creative@YourLibrary contest

PASCO COUNTY, FL --- As a way of celebrating National Library Week (April 12th – April 18th) the Pasco County Library System is hosting a month-long contest called Creative@YourLibrary.

Beginning April 12, 2015, citizens... ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2015

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, for one day only, Operation Green Light

Operation Green Light

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, for one day only, Operation Green Light will be implemented by the Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller’s Office to allow individuals to pay unpaid traffic tickets and court fines and fees in full... ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2015

Pasco County Residents Invited to Celebrate Environmental Education on Earth Day

SPRING HILL, FL - Earth Day celebrations are held around the world to promote environmental education, encourage volunteerism, and to build commitment toward greener communities. Every year Earth Day is celebrated in Pasco... ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2015

Pasco County is recognized at Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council

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NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- Pasco County received four awards at the 23rd Annual Future of the Region Awards ceremony held in the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park on Friday, March 27, 2105.

The Future of the Region Awards... ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2015

Pasco County launches Online Citizen Survey on April 2nd

PASCO COUNTY, FL- Pasco County is launching its annual online survey to solicit feedback from residents on a variety of topics related to the future of the County, such as transportation and growth. The online survey will... ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2015

Initial meeting of County Charter Advisory Committee set

PASCO COUNTY --- The initial meeting of the Pasco County Charter Advisory Committee has been set for Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Pasco School Board’s District Office complex, Building #3 North - Board room, 7205 Land O’Lakes... ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2015

Pasco County residents urged to clean their community in the Great American Cleanup of Pasco County

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL --- Pasco County is taking part in the annual Great American Cleanup and is encouraging citizens to participate. The 2015 event will be held throughout the County on Saturday, April 18th from 8 a.m. to 12... ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Board approves establishment of the Jobs and Economic Opportunities

PASCO COUNTY --- The Board of County Commissioners voted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 to approve Penny for Pasco funds, estimated at $45 Million, to establish a Jobs and Economic Opportunities Trust Fund.

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Posted on: January 7, 2015

Brighthouse Networks to change Pasco Television Channel

PASCO COUNTY --- Starting on February 11, 2015, Pasco County Television Channel will move to Brighthouse Networks, channel 643. Currently the station is broadcast on Brighthouse Networks Channel 622.

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

Upcoming FDOT Resurfacing Project on U.S. 301 to Include Multi-Use Trail

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- At the request of the Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has included a multi-use trail in its U.S. 301 resurfacing project that should... ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2015

Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Annual Performance Report available online

PASCO COUNTY --- The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) and County Administration are proud to present the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Annual Performance Report. The report was presented to the BCC and approved in January, 2015... ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2015

SR 54 WIDENING PROJECT

LAND O’LAKES, FL --- The Florida Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to Pepper Contracting Services, Inc., for the Design/Build of the SR 54 Widening project from east of the Suncoast Parkway to west of US 41... ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2015

Pasco County Animal Services Joins the "Million Cat Challenge"

LAND O’ LAKES, FL- Pasco County Animal Services (PCAS) achieved a major goal in November, 2014 by saving over 90% of the animals in the shelter. PCAS has decided to continue down this life-saving path by joining the “Million... ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2015

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Posted on: December 12, 2014

Pasco Library Foundation Launches New Web Site

PASCO COUNTY, FL- The Pasco Library Foundation recently launched its new website, making it easier than ever to learn about the Foundation and support the Pasco County Library System.

A donation to the Foundation makes a... ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2014

The Pasco County Environmental Lands Division Acquires More Land

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PASCO COUNTY, FL --- The Pasco County Environmental Lands Acquisition and Management Program (ELAMP), using funds from Penny for Pasco, recently acquired approximately 568 acres of land located in north central Pasco, east... ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Pasco Cypress Tree receives Champion Tree Designation

PASCO COUNTY, FL- After careful measuring and data confirmation with the Florida Forest Service, the Pasco County Environmental Lands Division has discovered that the first preserve purchased with Penny for Pasco funds is... ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2014

County Administrator Michele Baker comments on Army Corps Decision

“We are obviously disappointed in the Army Corps’ denial of Pasco County’s dredge permit at Sun West Park in northwest Pasco County.

“Pasco County has limited access to the Gulf of Mexico for boating enthusiasts. The ... ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Funds Available for Pasco Homeowner Rehabilitation Programs

Pasco County, FL – Are you a homesteaded homeowner living in Pasco County in need of necessary repairs to your home? If so, the PascoFix program, offered through the Pasco County Community Development Division, may be able... ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

Hudson Regional Library to Host Monthly Farmers’ Market

HUDSON, FL- The Hudson Regional Library will be home to the Nature Coast Farmers’ Market and debuts on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The market will be held on the second Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.,... ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Public Safety Bureau Joins Campaign to Prevent Distracted Driving

PASCO COUNTY, FL --- The Assistant County Administrator for Public Safety participated in a multi-agency press conference today promoting the dangers of texting and driving. The Red Thumb Campaign urges citizens to paint... ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Porter Campus added to PCPT Bus Route 54

PASCO COUNTY, FL- Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT) is adjusting the schedule to Route 54 which runs throughout the State Road 54 corridor. The change in the route will be effective on September 29, 2014 and will... ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2014

New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Effective September 26, 2014

PASCO COUNTY, FL - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued updated, Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) which become effective on September 26, 2014. The maps show the extent to which areas... ...

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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 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 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 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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Community Development

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Board approves establishment of the Jobs and Economic Opportunities

PASCO COUNTY --- The Board of County Commissioners voted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 to approve Penny for Pasco funds, estimated at $45 Million, to establish a Jobs and Economic Opportunities Trust Fund.

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Emergency Management

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Posted on: April 17, 2015

2015 Pasco County Hurricane Expo

PASCO COUNTY --- Pasco County’s Office of Emergency Management is hosting the 2015 Hurricane Expo as a featured event of the Cotee River Seafood, Blues and Boat Show Festival. The Hurricane Expo is scheduled for Sunday,... ...

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Fire Rescue

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Metropolitan Planning Organization

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

Upcoming FDOT Resurfacing Project on U.S. 301 to Include Multi-Use Trail

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- At the request of the Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has included a multi-use trail in its U.S. 301 resurfacing project that should... ...

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Planning and Growth Management

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Posted on: April 6, 2015

Pasco County is recognized at Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council

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NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- Pasco County received four awards at the 23rd Annual Future of the Region Awards ceremony held in the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park on Friday, March 27, 2105.

The Future of the Region Awards... ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Board approves establishment of the Jobs and Economic Opportunities

PASCO COUNTY --- The Board of County Commissioners voted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 to approve Penny for Pasco funds, estimated at $45 Million, to establish a Jobs and Economic Opportunities Trust Fund.

The resolution... ...

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Public Transportation

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

Student Summer Hall Pass

Unlimited Rides Only $20! from June 1st to August 31, 2015. Passes will be sold at any County Library, PHSC West Campus Bookstore and the PCPT Administrative Office as of May 1, 2015. This service will provide access to... ...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Older Americans Month

Friday, May 15, 2015, Persons 60 years & Older* ride free on PCPT!! *Must show valid ID for proof of age. For more information, call 727-834-3322, 352-521-4587, or 813-235-6073


Utilities Services

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Posted on: April 6, 2015

Pasco County Residents Invited to Celebrate Environmental Education on Earth Day

SPRING HILL, FL - Earth Day celebrations are held around the world to promote environmental education, encourage volunteerism, and to build commitment toward greener communities. Every year Earth Day is celebrated in Pasco... ...

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