State of the County 2008 Annual Report Cover. The Annual Report can be downloaded below.
The Lake County Board of County Commissioners hosted its annual State of the County presentation on Oct. 14 in the Board Chambers of the Lake County Administration Building. County Commission Chairman Welton Cadwell outlined the successes of Lake County Government during the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
A tradition since 1994, the State of the County presentation is an opportunity for the Board of County Commissioners to share the highlights and achievements of Lake County Government from the past fiscal year. In addition, the annual report presented at the State of the County event provides the citizens of Lake County a detailed report that reflects the Board’s accomplishments and priorities.
The theme for the 2008 State of the County presentation and Annual Report is “Walking a Green Path.” Lake County, the heartland of Central Florida is recognized by its vibrant, hometown communities and its enthusisasm to take a stand for the environment. Lake County continues to unveil aggressive and unique programs with the purpose of improving and protecting its natural surroundings. From its Adopt-a-Lake Program to its Green Building Ordinance, Lake County Government is on the cutting edge of identifying and implementing effective green solutions. The road to sustainability is long and not without challenges; but “Walking A Green Path” is what living, working and visiting Lake County is all about.
Below is the Lake County 2008 Annual Report provide in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Adobe Reader is required to view the report. Also below is the State of the County video presentation.
- Complete Document (31 MB - FTP Download)
- Cover and Introduction
- Letter from the Chairman
Commissioners, County Manager and County Attorney
- Resourceful Track
Department Directors & Overview
- Pioneering Path
Cooper Memorial Library, Festival of Reading and FOCUS
- Branching Out
Housing & Community Development, LakeXpress,
Dept. of Environmental Utilities and Lake Soil & Water Conservation District
- Guiding Light
Animal Services, Departmental reorganization, Public Works
- Color of Conservation
Adopt-a-Lake Program, Green Team, Public Lands Management
- Rooted in Safety
Fire Rescue, Emergency Management, Groundhog Day Tornadoes Anniversary
- Season of Sustainability
Umatilla Health Clinic, Lake Jem Fire Station,
Cagan Crossings Community Library
- Friendly Environment
Economic Growth & Redevelopment, Tourism & Business Relations,
- Facts and Figures
- County Directory and Back Cover