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  • Agenda for Levy County Commission meeting on Tuesday, February 4



    February 4, 2014

    Call to Order


    Pledge to Flag

    Public Comments

    -Issues related to Agenda items

    -Complete public comment form and submit to clerk

    -State your full name and address

    -Discussion must be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person


  • Road closing for Creekside Christian homecoming parade


    State Road 24  The road will be temporarily closed Friday, Feb. 7, from 11 a.m. to noon in Otter Creek for the Creekside Christian School homecoming parade. 

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office will detour traffic.

  • Ditch still an issue in Bronson

    Bronson officials might feel for the plight that Judy and Russ Hall have come to know in the recent weeks of rain, but town council members say there's little Bronson can do to help.

  • Working to feed the hungry

    The United Methodist Church of Chiefland organized a food sampling event Saturday, Jan. 25, to raise money for Stop Hunger Now, an organization aiming to feed the hungry in Haiti and the Phillipines.

    More than a dozen businesses and individuals prepared foods from around the world  for sampling. The items offered included barbecue, egg rolls and pork wontons, a variety of breads, a Phillipine chicken and rice dish, New Orleans red beans and rice, onion soup, Greek salad and much more. 

    There also had a silent and live auction of donated items.

  • County auction offers bargains March 1

    The Levy County auction is Saturday, March 1, with gates opening at 8 a.m. and bidding starting at 9 a.m. 

       Folks are welcome to come preview on Friday, Feb. 28, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

    Questions should be directed to Charlie Bedford, shop supervisor, at 352-486-5556. 

    Personnel will be available on Saturday to assist buyers with their purchases, if needed. 

       As usual, all items are sold "as is where is."

  • Candidates can attend 2014 Candidate University

    Tammy Jones, Levy County Supervisor of Elections, will offer a "Candidate University" for those seeking to run for the Board of County Commissioners, Districts 2 and 4; and County School Board, Districts 1, 3 and 5. The public is also encouraged to attend this event in order to learn more about this process. 

  • Driving refresher Tuesday

    The AARP Driver Safety Course for Seniors will be held at the Capital City Bank Board Room at  2012 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, on Tuesday Feb. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

    The certificate is valid for a discount on automobile insurance policies for three years.

    Registration is required. To register, call Linda at 352-493-1742.

  • Last call to nominate Chiefland area Citizen of the Year

    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce will close nominations for 2013 Citizen of the Year Wednesday, Feb. 5. The honoree will be presented with an award at the Chamber's annual banquet Feb. 25.

  • Free smoking cessation classes

    Free Six-Weeks Quit Tobacco classes are being offered on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Capital City Bank Conference Room, 2012 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, with free materials and nicotine replacement products valued at more than $80. 

  • Not in my front yard!

    A Chiefland area couple isn’t happy about the proposed location of a new city sludge field.