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Hearing sought in 2006 race for commission
By Times Staff Writer
Published February 26, 2008
Janey Baldwin, a political supporter of former County Commissioner Nancy Robinson, has filed a motion seeking a rehearing by the judges of the 5th District Court of Appeal of a recent opinion that Rose Rocco legally won her commission race against incumbent Robinson in 2006. The motion requests a hearing by the Florida Supreme Court or a written order spelling out the court's reasoning. Rocco's attorney Ron Meyer said Monday that rehearings are granted only in special circumstances, which don't exist in this case. He said the motion was "a grasp at last straws.'
Housing Authority meets Wednesday
The Housing Authority will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St. Call 754-4160.
Programs need golf cart, trailer
The Arc Nature Coast needs a used, working golf cart for its job enclave program. Also, the POSSE equestrian program needs a used goose-neck horse trailer. All donations are tax-deductible up to the limit of the IRS code. To help, call Nancy Stubbs at 544-2322, ext. 109, or send e-mail to email@example.com
PHCC foundation board picks leaders
John Dougherty, a certified public accountant, has been elected to serve as chairman of the Pasco-Hernando Community College Foundation Board of Directors. Dougherty is the founder and managing partner of Dougherty & Associates in Spring Hill and has served on the PHCC Foundation Board since 1997. Monica Mills of New Port Richey was elected vice chairwoman. Also, Marc Bowman of Brooksville was re-elected as treasurer and Ken Burdzinski, PHCC vice president of administration and finance, was re-elected as secretary.
Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Televised on Hernando County Government Broadcasting, Bright House cable Channel 622.
Hernando County Metropolitan Planning Organization Board, 1:30 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
Extension Service to offer "Applying Green Principles to the Home and Yard": 10 a.m., Forest Oaks Government Center, 7479 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. 754-4433.
Hernando Symphony Orchestra presents "Overtures" winter concert: 7:30 p.m., Springstead Theater, Mariner Boulevard , Spring Hill. $12 at door. 597-9555.