Board of County Commissioners
20 N. Main St.
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone (352) 754-4000
Fax (352) 754-4477
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.
Contact the County Administrator's Office at (352) 754-4000 for a list of vacant positions. The application is available at the link below or at 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 community and learn more about county government. Below is a listing and brief description of the various boards and committees.
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
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: Building Department at (352) 754-4050
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.
Contact: Health & Human Services (352) 540-4338
Fine Arts Council
Purpose: Supports groups associated with the arts; sponsors the annual Art in the Park Festival.
Established by: Resolution No. 87-31
Web Site Address: HernandoArts.org
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
Web Site Address: HernandoCountyLibrary.us
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: HernandoCounty.us/Plan
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) 754-4060
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: Florida’s Adventure Coast, Brooksville-Weeki Wachee Visitors Bureau (352) 754-4405
Web Site Address: FloridasAdventureCoast.com