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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Heavy rainfall may affect low lying areas in Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY, FL— Pasco County Emergency Management is partially activated and continues to monitor rainfall from the remnants of the tropical depression moving up the Florida peninsula. A Flood Watch remains in effect... ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2015

Heavy rain and flooding possible for Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY, FL— Pasco County Emergency Management has partially activated and continues to monitor rainfall from the remnants of the tropical depression moving up the Florida peninsula. The storm is expected to bring... ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Pasco residents urged to prepare for possible flooding from Tropical Storm Erika

ASCO COUNTY, FL— Pasco County Emergency Management is monitoring Tropical Storm Erika as it continues to move northward. The storm could bring heavy rains and strong winds to Pasco County as early as Sunday. The water... ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

8/26/2015 Flood Update: Recovery Effort Continues in Pasco County

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL—The Pasco County Emergency Operation Center is on standby should it needed to be activated. Pasco Emergency Management staff continue to monitor the situation and will make a determination if EOC needs... ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Pasco County Flood Recovery Center to change hours to weekdays

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL— The Pasco County Flood Recovery Center (FRC) will change the hours available to offer services to flood survivors. The FRC is currently open from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The FRC... ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2015

UPDATED Watershed Meetings for Flood Impacted Areas

PASCO COUNTY – Pasco County will be holding informational meetings for persons impacted by the recent flooding events. In order to address issues that are unique to each area, a series of location-focused meetings will be... ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

Citizen Stakeholder Meetings to be held in August

PASCO COUNTY, FL - The Pasco County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) will host five community meetings during the month of August. The BCC will hold four Citizen Stakeholder meetings going over the proposed budget for... ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

Annual Pasco Master Garderner Plant Sale

DADE CITY, FL – The University of Florida/IFAS is holding a Pasco County Master Gardener Event in October. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your questions at the annual Pasco Master Gardener Plant Sale on Saturday... ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2015

Clerk of Courts, Inspector General Report on “Pasco Utility Water Bills” Released

PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Pasco County Clerk and Comptroller, Dr. Paula S. O’Neil, published an audit of the Utility Billing System on Tuesday, August 18, 2015. The audit was conducted independently by the Clerk’s Inspector... ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2015

Project Information Meeting – Collier Parkway and Bell Lake Road Intersection Improvements

LAND O’LAKES, FL- Pasco County Engineering Services Project Management will be holding a Project Information Meeting to discuss the planned improvements on Collier Parkway and Bell Lake Road. The improvements at the... ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2015

8/15/2015 3:00 p.m. Funds Available for Damaged Homes

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL—Pasco County Community Development has reallocated funds to fix damaged homes. Repairs include well and septic repairs, air condition replacement, mold remediation, appliance replacement, roof repair,... ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2015

Pasco County Legislative Delegation public meeting

(Lutz, FL – August 11) The Pasco County Legislative Delegation public meeting will be at Sunlake High School, located at 3023 Sunlake Boulevard in Land O’Lakes, from 1 PM to 4 PM, on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. The meeting... ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

Removing bags from the residential curbside recycling program

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL Pasco County is moving away from bags for collecting recyclables to using rigid containers in their curbside recycling program.

Effective October 1, 2015, garbage haulers will no longer pick up bagged... ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2015

Over 2100 people download “MyPasco” mobile APP

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PASCO COUNTY --- Pasco County Government’s new mobile application (APP) for smart phone and tablet users has been successfully downloaded by 2109 users. The new APP called, “MyPasco” was unveiled to the public on June 9,... ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2015

Statement to Riverside Village Residents

PASCO COUNTY --- Pasco County Public works is reaching out to the residents who live in the area of Riverside Village and would be affected by a proposed MSBU.

“Due to a last minute veto by the Governor no funding is... ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2015

Pasco County Government launches the new “MyPasco” mobile APP

PASCO COUNTY --- Pasco County Government’s new mobile application (APP) for smart phone users is now available online. The new APP is designed for Android, Apple, Blackberry, and Windows mobile products.

The APP is called... ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

Pasco County wants to know your favorite Pasco Place

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PASCO COUNTY --- Pasco County is launching a social media campaign encouraging social media users to post their favorite Pasco County Place. The campaign is dubbed My Pasco Place using hash tag #MyPascoPlace.

“We hope our... ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2015

SunWest Park set to have soft opening on Fourth of July

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HUDSON, FL – SunWest Park operators are announcing a “Sneak Peek” for the new park this Fourth of July. Park doors will open at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015 with limited amenities. The park is located at 17362 Old Dixie... ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2015

Pasco Selected for Site Readiness Program

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Zephyrhills, Florida - Duke Energy has completed the evaluation of the Zephyrhills Airport Industrial Area through the company’s Site Readiness Program. The Pasco County Office of Economic Growth believes this opportunity to... ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Pasco County Prescription Savings Card Helps Those in Need

PASCO COUNTY, FL- Since January 2013, Pasco County residents have saved over $672,000.00 on their prescription medications thanks to the Points of Care Card, a free prescription savings program adopted by the Pasco County... ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Pasco County Animal Services Partners with Pets for Patriots

LAND O’ LAKES, FL- Pasco County Animal Services (PCAS) honors those who have served our country by partnering with Pets for Patriots, Inc. By joining forces with this organization, PCAS hopes to facilitate the adoptions of... ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Water Awareness Poster Contest Concludes

PASCO COUNTY, FL – Nearly four thousand students from Pasco County had an opportunity to learn about water conservation through an annual Water Awareness Poster Contest. Pasco County Utilities and the Florida Governmental... ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2015

Pasco Parks and Recreation Launches New Online Reservation System

PASCO COUNTY, FL --- The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department is upgrading to a new online facility reservation system to meet changing customer needs. Online reservations can be made online starting June 8, 2015.... ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

Pasco County Public Works Receives Project of the Year Award

David Clark Bridge-Deck After

Pasco County Public Works Receives Project of the Year Award from the West Coast Florida Branch of the American Public Works Association

~ David “Hap” Clark Bridge Repair Project Completed in Two Days ~

NEW PORT RICHEY... ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2015

Pasco County Utilities New Administration Building

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PASCO COUNTY, FL – Pasco County Utilities held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 11 a.m., announcing the opening of their new Administration Building located at 19420 Central Boulevard, Land O’Lakes... ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

UF/IFAS Pasco Extension and Pasco Emergency Management remind producers

NEW PORT RICHEY --- The UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County and Emergency Management Offices remind farmers to file paperwork to remain eligible for disaster services during the 2015 Hurricane Season, which begins on June 1 and... ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

Food Policy Advisory Council Adopted by Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY --- The Pasco Board of County Commissioners adopted by unanimous decision a resolution establishing the Pasco County Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC) on May 19, 2015.

With this resolution, Pasco County... ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

Public Safety Communications partners with Fivay High School

PASCO COUNTY --- Public Safety Communications has partnered with Fivay High School to offer High School Seniors in the Criminal Justice Academy the opportunity to learn what 9-1-1 call-takers and dispatchers do and the... ...

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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 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.

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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.

“Brighthouse Networks... ...

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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: November 3, 2014

The Pasco County Environmental Lands Division Acquires More Land

ELAMP program

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 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 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 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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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.

The resolution... ...

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Emergency Management

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Heavy rainfall may affect low lying areas in Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY, FL— Pasco County Emergency Management is partially activated and continues to monitor rainfall from the remnants of the tropical depression moving up the Florida peninsula. A Flood Watch remains in effect... ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2015

Heavy rain and flooding possible for Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY, FL— Pasco County Emergency Management has partially activated and continues to monitor rainfall from the remnants of the tropical depression moving up the Florida peninsula. The storm is expected to bring... ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Pasco residents urged to prepare for possible flooding from Tropical Storm Erika

ASCO COUNTY, FL— Pasco County Emergency Management is monitoring Tropical Storm Erika as it continues to move northward. The storm could bring heavy rains and strong winds to Pasco County as early as Sunday. The water... ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Pasco County Flood Recovery Center to changes hours to weekdays

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL— The Pasco County Flood Recovery Center (FRC) will change the hours available to offer services to flood survivors. The FRC is currently open from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The FRC... ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

8/26/2015 Flood Update: Recovery Effort Continues in Pasco County

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL—The Pasco County Emergency Operation Center is on standby should it needed to be activated. Pasco Emergency Management staff continue to monitor the situation and will make a determination if EOC needs... ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2015

UPDATED Watershed Meetings for Flood Impacted Areas

PASCO COUNTY – Pasco County will be holding informational meetings for persons impacted by the recent flooding events. In order to address issues that are unique to each area, a series of location-focused meetings will be... ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

8/17/2015 3:00 p.m. Flood Update: Pasco County Continues to Assist Communities

-Flood Recovery Center to move on Wednesday-

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL—The Pasco County Emergency Operation Center remains activated and is operating from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. As of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2015, here is the... ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2015

8/15/2015 3:00 p.m. Debris Removal Information for Residents

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL—Crews will begin debris removal beginning Monday, August 17, 2015 at 07:00 a.m. Operations will run Monday through Friday for three weeks. Homeowners must have all debris materials brought to the curb... ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2015

8/15/2015 3:00 p.m. Funds Available for Damaged Homes

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL—Pasco County Community Development has reallocated funds to fix damaged homes. Repairs include well and septic repairs, air condition replacement, mold remediation, appliance replacement, roof repair,... ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2015

8/15/2015 3:00 p.m. Flood Update: Pasco County Continues to Assist Communities

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL—The Pasco County Emergency Operation Center remains activated and is operating from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. As of 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2015, here is the latest information from Pasco County... ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2015

8/13/2015 4:00 p.m. Flood Update: Pasco County Continues to Assist Communities

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL—The Pasco County Emergency Operation Center remains activated and is operating from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2015, here is the latest information from Pasco County... ...

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Engineering & Contract Management

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Posted on: August 20, 2015

Project Information Meeting Cancellation – Mile Stretch Drive Sidewalk Project

HOLIDAY, FL- Pasco County Engineering Services Project Management had planned to hold a Project Information Meeting regarding the Mile Stretch Drive Sidewalk Project on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, at... ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2015

Project Information Meeting – Collier Parkway and Bell Lake Road Intersection Improvements

LAND O’LAKES, FL- Pasco County Engineering Services Project Management will be holding a Project Information Meeting to discuss the planned improvements on Collier Parkway and Bell Lake Road. The improvements at the... ...

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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: July 10, 2015

East Pasco County Resident Needed for MPO Task Force

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL - The Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the designated organization in charge of County-wide transportation planning, is seeking a Pasco County resident for an advisory committee. The... ...

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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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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: June 9, 2015

Pasco Parks and Recreation Launches New Online Reservation System

PASCO COUNTY, FL --- The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department is upgrading to a new online facility reservation system to meet changing customer needs. Online reservations can be made online starting June 8, 2015.... ...

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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: August 31, 2015

RIDER ALERT

Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT) is seeking public comment through Friday, September 11, 2015 on proposed changes to Route 31 in Dade City. The proposed changes are to eliminate the sections of route serving the... ...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

PCPT Labor Day Schedule

Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT) will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015, in observance of Labor Day and will not provide services. PCPT will resume services on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.


Road and Bridge

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

Pasco County Public Works Receives Project of the Year Award

David Clark Bridge-Deck After

Pasco County Public Works Receives Project of the Year Award from the West Coast Florida Branch of the American Public Works Association

~ David “Hap” Clark Bridge Repair Project Completed in Two Days ~

NEW PORT RICHEY... ...

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Utilities Services

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Posted on: August 21, 2015

Clerk of Courts, Inspector General Report on “Pasco Utility Water Bills” Released

PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Pasco County Clerk and Comptroller, Dr. Paula S. O’Neil, published an audit of the Utility Billing System on Tuesday, August 18, 2015. The audit was conducted independently by the Clerk’s Inspector... ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Water Awareness Poster Contest Concludes

PASCO COUNTY, FL – Nearly four thousand students from Pasco County had an opportunity to learn about water conservation through an annual Water Awareness Poster Contest. Pasco County Utilities and the Florida Governmental... ...

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