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City announces candidates for 2012 Council elections

City announces candidates for 2012 Council elections

New Port Richey, Fla. -- The City of New Port Richey has announced the candidate slate for the April 2012 elections.

The following candidates will run for New Port Richey’s two open council member seats:

$11K goes back to community through Adopt-A-Precinct program

$11K goes back to community through Adopt-A-Precinct program

Pasco County, FL -- In a release to the media Wednesday, Supervisor of Elections Brian E. Corley commended the 11 organizations that participated in the "Adopt-A-Precinct" program for the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary.  Through the efforts of these partnerships, Corley reports a total of $11,185.68 will go back into the community as charitable donations. 

City of Port Richey to begin Waterfront Park plan

City of Port Richey to begin Waterfront Park plan

Port Richey, FL -- On Feb. 1, the Port Richey Community Redevelopment Agency Board of Directors decided to move forward with picking a consultant to help the city design a master plan to improve the Port Richey Waterfront Park. 

The city will begin the process of looking for a consulting firm that has public park planning and  civil and environmental engineering experience to create the plan. The public will be invited to comment on the planning process for the phased improvement plan for the Waterfront Park property.

Poll hours, election info for Jan. 31 Presidential Preference Primary

Poll hours, election info for Jan. 31 Presidential Preference Primary

Pasco County FL -- Brian E. Corley, Supervisor of Elections, announces the polls for the January 31, 2012 Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for qualified voters.

By law, Florida is a closed primary state and as such, the PPP is a partisan election for registered Republicans only.  There are no democratic candidates, minor party candidates or amendments on the ballot.

Some things voters should be aware of for the Presidential Preference Primary are:

Deadline to request vote-by-mail ballots

Deadline to request vote-by-mail ballots

Pasco County, FL -- Today, Jan. 25, is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot for voters who want to be mailed a ballot for the Jan. 31 Presidential Preference Primary.

Beginning tomorrow, Jan. 26, the Pasco County Supervisor of Elections says any voters who want to vote a paper ballot before election day must pick up the ballot at any of the three Supervisor of Elections' offices.

Anyone picking up a ballot on behalf of someone will need:

City of New Port Richey wants to hear from you

City of New Port Richey wants to hear from you

New Port Richey, FL -- The City of New Port Richey wants to hear from its residents about their satisfaction with various City services, quality-of-life issues and which City services are important to you.

In the next few weeks, 1,154 randonly-selected New Port Richey residents wlll receive a 26-question survey. The results, to be presented to the City Council in April, will help them determine priorities and on budget-making decisions.  Surveys are due by Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Early voting opens Saturday

Early voting opens Saturday

New Port Richey, FL -- Early voting for the Jan. 31 Presidential Preference Primary opens on Jan. 21 - 28 with Sunday hours now available for voters who wish to cast their ballot early.

If you live in the New Port Richey or Hudson area, the locations are:

  • West Pasco Government Center, 8731 Citizens Dr., Suite 110 in New Port Richey
  • South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Dr. in Holiday
  • Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Rd. in Hudson

Make sure you bring a photo and signature ID.