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Municipal elections on Tuesday

Municipal elections on Tuesday

Pasco County, Florida -- Municipal elections for New Port Richey, St. Leo, and Zephyrhills are set for next Tuesday, April 9, 2013. 

Municipal elections are for voters residing within the city limits only.  "Local government has a tremendous impact on our lives and as such, I would strongly encourage the citizens of New Port Richey, St. Leo and Zephyrhills to have their voices heard at the ballot box," said Supervisor Corley.

Pasco County forms RESTORE Act committee

Pasco County forms RESTORE Act committee

New Port Richey, Florida -- Pasco County now has the opportunity to receive non-match grant funds from the fines associated with the April 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

Pasco, along with 23 other Florida counties, will have the RESTORE Act invest fines levied against BP and other parties responsible for the Gulf Oil Spill. The people who are confirmed members who will serve on the RESTORE Act Advisory Committee are:

Voter registration ending soon

Voter registration ending soon

Pasco County, Florida -- The chance to update voter registration is ending soon. Supervisor of Elections Brian E. Corley announced today the voter registration books for the April 9, 2013 Municipal Election will close on Monday, March 11, 2013 for all new registrants in the following cities: New Port Richey, St. Leo and Zephyrhills.

Voter registration applications mailed to the supervisor's office at PO Box 300, Dade City FL 33526, should bear a postmark of March 11th or earlier, or be brought directly to one of the three Supervisor of Elections Offices.

3 municipalities to hold elections

3 municipalities to hold elections

Pasco County, Florida -- Supervisor of Elections Brian Corley announced last week that elections for New Port Richey, St. Leo and Zephyrhills will be held on Tuesday, April 9.

Bookclosing for this election is Monday, March 11. Only residents living within the above cities' limits can vote.

Volunteers needed for Restore Act Committee

Volunteers needed for Restore Act Committee

Pasco County, Florida -- The Pasco County Board of County Commissioners is looking for volunteers to serve on its Restore Act Committee.

The committee will provide input to the Board on the use of potential Restore Act funds that could come to the County as a result of fines against companies responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The Restore Act Trust Fund was established to maintain funds and certain percentages will be used for ecological and economic restoration of the Gulf Coast region.

Roundtable meeting with Commissioner Henry Wilson

Roundtable meeting with Commissioner Henry Wilson

Land O' Lakes, Florida -- Are you a resident of Pasco County and want more say in what goes on? Join Commissioner Henry Wilson in an exciting roundtable to discuss what Pasco County is doing right and what needs to be improved!

All business men and women are invited to attend this roundtable and give constructive input and ask any questions regarding local county issues.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at Copperstone Executive Suites located at 3632 Land O' Lakes Blvd.

Pasco Sheriff’s Office hires New Port Richey Police Chief

Pasco Sheriff’s Office hires New Port Richey Police Chief

New Port Richey, Florida -- The Pasco County Sheriff's Office has announced it has hired New Port Richey Police Chief James Steffens as its new Chief Forensic Investigator.

Steffens will be replacing Charlie May who spent 25 years at the Pasco Sheriff’s Office and the last seven years as Chief Forensic Investigator. May’s retirement will be effective on March 31, 2013.