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By Times Staff Writer
Published September 2, 2007
Here is a listing of public meetings scheduled for this week:
Citrus/Hernando Waterways Restoration Council's Hernando County Task Force, 3:30 p.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville. Agenda: Potential restoration projects to enhance fish and wildlife habitats in Hernando County.
Hernando County School Board, 919 N Broad St., Brooksville. 1 p.m., workshop on magnet school options; 6 p.m., final public hearing and vote on School Board budget and millage for 2007-08; 7 p.m., regular board meeting. Agenda: Possible approval of new position - coordinator of planning and growth management.
Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging, Elder Options Board of Directors meeting, 10 a.m., Suite 222, 5700 SW 34th St., Gainesville.
Hernando County Fine Arts Council Bandshell Bash Committee, 4 p.m., Main Street Eatery, 101 N Main St., Brooksville.
Brooksville City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Agenda: Public hearing on city budget and proposed tax rate.
Hernando County Port Authority, 7 p.m. Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.
Hernando County Development Services, Code Compliance Review, 9 a.m., Hernando County Engineering Department, 1525 E Jefferson St., Brooksville.
Hernando County Metropolitan Planning Organization, 9 a.m., County Commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Agenda: Fiscal year 2007-12 transportation improvement priority projects; update of the congestion/mobility management system; transit development plan annual progress report, and state block grant multiyear joint participation agreement.