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Board of County Commissioners
20 North Main Street, Room 263 
 Brooksville, FL  34601
(352) 754-4000
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The Board of County Commissioners appoints citizens to various boards, committees and authorities which are related to County government activities.  Membership on these boards is voluntary and involves no remuneration.    

In addition to the Boards listed below, there are various task forces which are disbanded when their task is completed.  For more information on the function of these boards or to submit a name for appointment, call the County Administrator's Office at (352) 754-4000.  Membership application forms are available in the County Administrator's Office.  Serving as a member on one of these boards or committees is an excellent way to become involved in your county and learn more about County Government.   Below is a listing and brief description of the various boards and committees associated with County Government.     

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Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Purpose: The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee is charged to, triennially, review established policies and procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and adopted local government comprehensive plan and recommend specific actions or initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing while protection the ability of the property to appreciate in value. The recommendations may include the modification or repeal of existing policies, procedures, ordinances, regulations, or plan provisions; the creation of exceptions applicable to affordable housing ; or the adoption of new policies, procedures, regulations, ordinances, or plan provisions, including recommendations to amend the comprehensive plan and corresponding regulations, ordinances, and other policies.
Established By: Hernando County Board of County Commissioners
Contact: Donald C. Singer, Executive Director Hernando County Housing Authority donnies@co.hernando.fl.us  or 352-754-4160

AVIATION AUTHORITY

PURPOSE : Develops and administers rules and regulations for the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport .
ESTABLISHED BY:
  Ordinance No. 81-3
CONTACT:  Tampa Bay Regional Airport   (352) 754-4061
Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport - Aviation Authority

BOARD of CONSTRUCTION and REGULATION

PURPOSE:  Conducts informal hearings involving contractor licensing regulations, conducts hearings for appeals of decisions and interpretations of the building official, and serves as the county-wide compliance review board to hear appeals as to technical amendments of the Hernando County Construction Code.
ESTABLISHED BY:   Ordinance 2004-01
CONTACT: (352) 754-4109
Development Department

Citizens Advisory Task Force for the Small Cities
 Community Development Block Grant Program
PURPOSE: The purpose of the CDBG Citizens Advisory Task Force is to encourage community members and residents, particularly low and moderate income persons who reside in blighted areas of the County, to provide input relative to all phases of the project process. The members will also assist local government staff and/or consultant in overseeing the project, including development of plans, procedures, public hearings and amendments, if necessary. The positions are open for residents of Hernando County who are interested in providing input relative to all phases of the Community Development Block Grant application and process.
CATF Documents

CONTACT:  Hernando County Health & Human Services (352) 540-4338

ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE LANDS COMMITTEE

PURPOSE: Short Term: To review and make recommendations to the BOCC regarding the Sensitive Lands Manual prepared by the County Planning Staff Long Term: To review and make recommendations to the BOCC regarding potential sensitive lands acquisition by the County
ESTABLISHED BY: Board of County Commissioners 11/90
CONTACT:  (352) 754-4057
Planning Department 

FINE ARTS COUNCIL

PURPOSE: Supports groups associated with the arts; sponsors the annual Art in the Park Festival.
ESTABLISHED BY: Resolution No. 87-31
CONTACT:
Fine Arts Council 

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

PURPOSE: Acts as a liaison between the public and the BOCC on matters relating to the Library System
ESTABLISHED BY: F.S. Chapter 30806, House Bill No. 1227
CONTACT:(352) 754-4043
Hernando County Library

PASCO-HERNANDO WORKFORCE BOARD

Purpose: The Pasco-Hernando Workforce Board, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization that serves Pasco and Hernando counties by administering local workforce development and welfare reform programs through state and federal initiatives.
Contact: Heather Harter 352-593-2220
Web address: www.careercentral.jobs 

PERSONNEL ADVISORY BOARD

PURPOSE: Provides recommendations to the BOCC on matters regarding employee relations and conducts hearings on employee grievances
ESTABLISHED BY:
  Policy of the BOCC, pursuant to the Personnel Manual
CONTACT:  (352) 754-4013
Human Resources Department 

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

PURPOSE: Acts as an advisory board to the BOCC with regard to re-zonings and other land use issues.  Also acts as the Local Planning Agency and Land Development Regulation Commission.
ESTABLISHED BY:
Ordinance No. 72-3 
CONTACT: (352) 754-4057
Web Site Address: Planning Department

PORT AUTHORITY

PURPOSE: Maintains the County's waterways for both commercial and recreational purposes
ESTABLISHED BY: F.S. Chapter 65-1618, House Bill No. 2459
CONTACT: Port Authority   (352) 596-1406

Web Site Address: Hernando County Port Authority
TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
PURPOSE: To prepare a plan for tourist development to include a projection of the tax revenues and develop a prioritized list of proposed uses for the revenue
ESTABLISHED BY: Resolution No. 92-17, as authorized by F.S. Section 125.0104(4)(b)
CONTACT:  (352)754-4405
Tourist Development Council
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