Citrus County is committed to making county government more open, accountable and accessible.
- Advisory Board Meetings
- Board of County Commissioners Meetings
- Hernando-Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization Meetings
- Port Authority Board
- Public Meetings & Workshops
- Value Adjustment Board Meetings
Speaking at Board Meetings
Citizens wishing to address the Board will be asked to fill out a speaker's form provided at the door stating the speaker's name and address. All comments must be made from the podium and directed to the chairperson presiding over the meeting. All persons desiring to address the County Commission will be asked to limit their comments to the specific subject being discussed.
There will be a time limit set for all persons speaking at the public hearings, zone changes, workshops, and “Open To The Public” portion of a meeting. Organizations will be limited to five (5) minutes and individuals to three (3) minutes on either side of the item being discussed.
All members of the public wishing to speak at the “Open To The Public” portion of a meeting will have three (3) minutes, per person, per day, to make their request or presentation. If the request or presentation deals with a matter that requires investigation by County staff, the Chairman will refer it to the County Administrator to follow-up with the person making the request.
Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the Governing Body with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to provide that a verbatim record of proceeding is made which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. (Section 286.0105 Florida Statutes).
Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrator's Office, Lecanto Government Bldg., 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Suite 267, Lecanto, FL 34461 (352) 527-5210, TTY (352) 527-5312 at least two days before the meeting.
Laws & Statutes
- Public Participation at Board Meetings - Sec. 2-49
- Right to Speak Law - Senate Bill No. 50
- Florida Statue 720.303 - Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls