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Posted on: February 11, 2015

Curious George Helps Promote Bike Safety and Healthy Habits

NEW PORT RICHEY – Come join everyone’s favorite monkey at this year’s Curious George Bike Day, a special bicycle riding event specifically aimed for preschoolers, being held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00... ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2015

Notice of Public Workshop (U.S. 301)

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL- A public workshop seeking input on the U.S. 301 Corridor/Land Use Vision and Transportation Strategy Study will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the City of Zephyrhills... ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

Pasco's Netfest Event Moves to March for 2015

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Jennifer Lachtara, Marketing Communications Coordinator / Pasco EDC(813) 926-0827 ext. 225 •
16506 Pointe Village Drive Suite 101 • Lutz, FL 33558 • 813.926.0827

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

Notice of Publication

PASCO COUNTY --- On January 13, 2015, the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved the use of Direct Component Funds for the RESTORE Act. Per requirements defined in the RESTORE Act, the use of these funds... ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2015

18th Annual Rockus Maximus Music Festival Begins February 21

LAND O LAKES, FL- The Pasco County Library System begins its 18th Annual Rockus Maximus Music Festival and Battle of the Bands on Saturday, February 21, with the first of three free concerts showcasing young,... ...

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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 10, 2015

Pasco Tax Collector Mike Fasano Announces Expansion of Services

Pasco County Tax Collector

Tax Collector Mike Fasano is pleased to announce that the tax office located in the West Pasco Government Center, 8731 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey, will soon be a full service office, including providing assistance with... ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

Art of Recycling Contest Back for Its 17th Year

PASCO COUNTY --- The wildly popular Art of Recycling contest is back for its seventeenth year. The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, February 2, 2015 at 8 a.m. at the West Pasco Government Center at 8731 Citizens... ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

Pasco Economic Development Council

Pasco Economic

PEDC: International Exporting Conference Feb 11

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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

Pasco County 360 Newsletter

Pasco County 260 Newsletter January 2015

January 2015

Newsletter
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: December 11, 2014

Pasco County Sewer Project to Resume in Holiday

HOLIDAY, FL --- Work on a Pasco County sewer project will resume on Monday, December 15, 2014 with preconstruction activities taking place later this week. The County Administrator had suspended construction activities after... ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2014

Health Officials Issue Rabies Alert

Florida Health Pasco County

LAND O’LAKES – The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County has issued a rabies alert. This is in response to a raccoon that tested positive after attacking a family dog. The dog had been vaccinated.

All residents and... ...

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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 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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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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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: February 11, 2015

Curious George Helps Promote Bike Safety and Healthy Habits

NEW PORT RICHEY – Come join everyone’s favorite monkey at this year’s Curious George Bike Day, a special bicycle riding event specifically aimed for preschoolers, being held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00... ...

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