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The city wants to hear from you at Community Policing Public Meeting

The city wants to hear from you at Community Policing Public Meeting

New Port Richey, FL -- The quarterly public meeting on community policing will be held at New Port Richey City Hall Council Chambers on Wednesday, June 1 at 6 p.m., featuring the combined forces of the New Port Richey Police Department and the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

Chief of Police Jeffrey Harrington will be the host for the event.  Captain Jack Armstrong, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office District Commander, will also be in attendance.  Captain Armstrong’s District 3 comprises the unincorporated areas surrounding the City of New Port Richey.

Chief Harrington emphasized the need for residents to attend the meeting and provide feedback. 

Give your opinion on Main Street project!

Give your opinion on Main Street project!

New Port Richey, FL -- Many times construction projects will take place, and people feel as though they have no in put on what is going in their community.

Construction tends to make people upest in some cases because it forces them to go around certain streets or get stuck in traffic.

Here's your chance to speak up and tell you leaders what you think.

A Public Information Workshop regarding the Main Street construction project will be held in New Port Richey's City Council Chambers on Wednesday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Is new carpeting too expensive for New Port Richey's library?

Is new carpeting too expensive for New Port Richey's library?

New Port Richey, Florida - The New Port Richey City Council will host its regular meeting on Tuesday.

At this meeting, the council is set to take up the issue of redoing the interior of the New Port Richey Public Library.

In particular, the issue of replacing the carpeting for the first time in two decades will be discussed. 

Pasco zoning chief explains proposed code changes

Pasco zoning chief explains proposed code changes

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco County’s Zoning/Code Compliance Administrator Debra Zampetti will discuss potential land use code changes now under review when she addresses the Pasco Alliance of Community Associations on Thursday, April 14.

Pasco County is currently reviewing and updating its land use code that has developed over the past several decades. The proposed land use code changes must all be presented at public hearings before they can be adopted by the county.

The public is invited to attend the PACA meeting. It begins at 7 p.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, located at 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. (US 41), three miles north of SR 54.

Brooker Creek Preserve back open after wildfire

Brooker Creek Preserve back open after wildfire

Lutz, Florida -- Brooker Creek Headwaters Nature Preserve, a 1,100-acre preserve located at 18102 Ramblewood Road in Lutz, has been declared safe for visitors and is re-opened to the public, after being closed earlier this week due to wildfire.

No positive determination has been made as to what caused the wildfire.

For additional information, contact Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation at (813) 635?3500

Brooker Creek Preserve temporarily closed

Brooker Creek Preserve temporarily closed

Lutz, FL -- Brooker Creek Headwaters Nature Preserve, located on 18102 Ramblewood Road in Lutz, is closed to the public due to wildfire.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, the Florida Division of Forestry and Parks, Recreation and Conservation personnel have been dealing with the wildfire. 

The preserve will remain closed until the site is declared safe for visitors. The cause of this wildfire is unknown at this time.

For additional information, contact Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation at (813) 635-3500.

New playground opens Tuesday in New Port Richey

New playground opens Tuesday in New Port Richey

New Port Richey, FL -- Sone of the best childhood memories come from time spent on the playground.


In a day and age where stress is high and time is limited, families in New Port Richey are excited that a new playground is opening.


The new playground will be at Frances Avenue Park located at 5580 Frances Ave. in New Port Richey.


"We feel this is an important addition to the City," said Parks and Recreation Director Smith. "Our City has the infrastructure to make it the perfect location for young families to settle and grow. This new facility will benefit everyone and make our City an even better place to live, work and play."


The City of New Port Richey will hold a public ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1.