County briefs 8/5/14

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By The Staff

­Council to hear tax proposal

At today’s Inverness City Council meeting, Jeff Rogers, interim county administrator and public works director, will discuss the merits and details of the county-proposed 1-cent sales tax increase for road resurfacing and maintenance that will be on the November ballot.

The public is invited to attend and learn how this would impact city and county residents.

The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main St., Inverness.


Business Network hosting Smith

State Rep. Jimmie T. Smith will speak to the Citrus Business Network at the regular breakfast meeting on Friday, Aug. 8. Business owners and managers are invited to attend. 

The purpose of the Citrus Business Network is to grow the business and profitability of its members by providing leads and referral information and sharing marketing ideas.

The membership of Citrus Business Network consists of owners/associates of local businesses, with only one representative from each business discipline. Several categories of membership are open at this time. Meetings are from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. every Friday at Twisted Oaks Golf Club, 4801 N. Forest Ridge Blvd., Beverly Hills. Breakfast is served at 7 a.m. 

For information, call Bud or Liz Koehlinger at 352-527-9790 or visit www.citrusbusinessnetwork.com.


CCC to meet in Old Courthouse

The Citrus County Council will have its monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Old Courthouse in downtown Inverness. This meeting will provide an opportunity to learn about Citrus County history. It is open to the public.


CF to host event for parents

There is still time to apply for the fall 2014 semester at the College of Central Florida. Wednesday is the deadline to apply for classes that begin Aug. 20.

Parents of first-time college students are invited to learn about registration, admissions, advising and financial aid at two information sessions: Today (Tuesday, Aug. 5), or Thursday, Aug. 7. 

Each session will run from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Bryant Student Union at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. 

Information session attendees may win one of two $500 scholarships, and the first 300 people to register will receive a special gift. Register at http://bit.ly/InsideScoopCF. 

To learn more about CF and to apply, visit www.CF.edu.