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2009 News Releases
Lake County Complete Count Committee announces upcoming testing dates & sites for U.S. Census jobs December 29, 2009
Environmental Utilities expands Used Oil Recycling Program December 29, 2009
Environmental Utilities prepares for Christmas tree pick-up December 23, 2009
Conservation District to host tree giveaway on Jan. 14 December 23, 2009
Lake Extension invites community to Promise Ranch property tour December 23, 2009
Lake Extension supports farming annual conference & trade show December 23, 2009
Public Works advises motorists of ongoing CR 561 detour December 18, 2009
First Lake County family benefits from federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program December 18, 2009
County sets personal record for holiday food drives December 18, 2009
CORRECTION: Lake County Government to close for Christmas, New Year’s holidays December 16, 2009
LakeXpress route in Mount Dora to change in 2010 December 16, 2009
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team supports ‘Drinking and Drugs Don’t Mix With Driving’ crackdown for December December 10, 2009
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with bird survey at Ferndale Preserve December 10, 2009
Building Services Division to open five days a week December 10, 2009
Lake Commission approves landscaping ordinance December 4, 2009
‘Stuff the Bus’ food drive collects more than 4,200 pounds December 4, 2009
Lake County parking garage to be open for Tavares’ ‘Christmas on Main Street’ event December 3, 2009
Lake County proud to play host to AAU Football National Championships December 1, 2009
Adopt-a-Lake 2010 calendars now available December 1, 2009
Lake County Extension hosts Healthy Holiday Eating programs at local libraries next month November 30, 2009
Report evaluating Lake County’s grant program is available to view November 30, 2009
End of weak hurricane season brings concern of increased tornado activity November 30, 2009
Second coup: Parks & Trails schedules another ‘Overthrow the Caesar!’ event at PEAR Park November 23, 2009
Lake County Department of Community Services requests proposals for grant funding from three different programs November 23, 2009
Naturally gifted: Ferndale Preserve opens to the public November 23, 2009
County institutes new operating hours for parking garage November 20, 2009
Lake County Government to close Nov. 26 & 27 for Thanksgiving November 20, 2009
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team urges motorist safety during Thanksgiving week November 20, 2009
Lake County inducts two into Women’s Hall of Fame November 20, 2009
Lake County Commission proclaims November as hospice month November 20, 2009
REMINDER: 'Stuff the Bus' food drive is Saturday November 20, 2009
Workshop to teach how exotic aquatic plants affect habitats November 13, 2009
Lake County Green Fair to feature farmer’s market November 13, 2009
Lake County to host State of the County event on Nov. 17 November 10, 2009
Lake County 4-H to host horse show this Saturday November 10, 2009
Park rangers to guide nature hike at Palatlakaha River Park November 10, 2009
Turn in mercury-containing thermostats, thermometers for gift cards at Green Fair November 9, 2009
Lake County Tourism & Business Relations Division congratulates local United Arts grant recipients November 9, 2009
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with winter bird survey at Ferndale Preserve November 9, 2009
Annual Lake County Green Fair highlights environmentally friendly products, services November 4, 2009
Lake Extension hosts agricultural classification seminar November 4, 2009
Lake County Government offices to close Nov. 11 for Veterans Day November 3, 2009
Park rangers to lead nature hike at Twin Lakes Park November 3, 2009
Lake County encourages residents to help 'Stuff the Bus' November 3, 2009
Tavares Elementary School participates in recycling initiative October 30, 2009
REMINDER: County Commissioners to host comp plan workshops beginning with South Lake on Monday October 30, 2009
Lake County staffer selected to co-chair state working group October 30, 2009
Online voting opens for Lake County Adopt-a-Lake Program 2010 calendar photographs October 27, 2009
Public invited to learn about and celebrate GIS technology October 27, 2009
Lake County Parks & Trails Division seeks help ridding invasive-exotic plant from PEAR Park October 27, 2009
Lake County CTST collects box tops for schools October 27, 2009
Public Safety reminds residents to change batteries in smoke detectors, weather radios for daylight-saving time October 26, 2009
Lake County Conservation & Compliance reminds residents of seasonal change in irrigation restrictions October 26, 2009
Commissioners host Lake County Water Stakeholders Meeting October 26, 2009
New director named for Lake County Extension October 26, 2009
County Commissioners to host workshops on comp plan October 22, 2009
Lake County awards local bank for job creation October 22, 2009
2 stormwater projects underway in Lake County October 15, 2009
Lake County to hold public meeting on N. Hancock Road design October 15, 2009
Lake County Historical Society to host luncheon, tour October 15, 2009
Park rangers to guide Birds & Butterflies Hike at PEAR Park October 15, 2009
Lake County CTST shares school-bus safety tips October 15, 2009
Lake County Economic Growth & Redevelopment’s Web site touted by International Economic Development Council October 8, 2009
Lake County tourism thrilled for trains to get back on track October 8, 2009
Deadline extended to Friday, Oct. 16, for exhibitor applications to 2nd Annual Green Fair October 6, 2009
Park rangers to guide Fall Migrant Hike at PEAR Park October 6, 2009
Lake Extension presents diabetes prevention programs October 6, 2009
Lake County youth celebrate National 4-H Week October 6, 2009
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team to recognize 9th Annual Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day October 6, 2009
Lake County invites bird watchers to help with survey October 5, 2009
Commissioners vote to terminate contract of County Manager October 5, 2009
Lake County to recognize Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4-10 September 29, 2009
Park rangers to guide Fall Migrant Hike at Ferndale Preserve September 29, 2009
Repaving to begin on Sanford Road on Monday September 25, 2009
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team supports anniversary of ‘Help Them Call Home’ September 25, 2009
County Commissioners accept fiscal impact analysis for proposed comprehensive plan September 25, 2009
Lake Commissioners approve 2009-2010 fiscal year budget September 24, 2009
Repaving to begin on Wolf Branch Road on Friday September 24, 2009
Sticky Cause: Lake teams with teen for peanut butter drive September 24, 2009
New solid-waste provider announced for unincorporated South Lake September 21, 2009
Park rangers to conduct bird, butterfly surveys at PEAR Park September 21, 2009
Lake County names new Community Services department director September 18, 2009
Historical society to host Lake & Sumter County History Series during four sessions in October September 18, 2009
Lake County Government welcomes new art exhibit to downtown Tavares administration building September 18, 2009
Picture Perfect: Lake County Adopt-a-Lake Program requests photograph submissions for 2010 calendar September 17, 2009
Property Appraiser’s Office uploads TRIM notices to Web site September 17, 2009
Lake County Extension promotes ‘Expanding your Plant Palette’ program at Harry P. Leu Gardens September 17, 2009
Lake County Property Appraiser’s Tavares office to close Friday for move to new building September 15, 2009
Rangers to guide migratory bird hike at Palatlakaha River Park September 15, 2009
Lake Extension offering certification for green industries September 15, 2009
County Commissioners to consider 2009-2010 fiscal year budget in two upcoming public hearings September 14, 2009
Park rangers to guide ‘Signs of Fall’ nature hike at PEAR Park September 14, 2009
Lake County Commissioner reappointed to NACo committee September 14, 2009
Lake County mapping Web page adds Public Works features September 14, 2009
Meeting scheduled to discuss change in South Lake bus service September 3, 2009
Kansas college student wins Lake County tourism contest September 3, 2009
New Cooper Memorial Library quickly exceeds expectations August 31, 2009
Hybrid bus makes appearance on LakeXpress route August 31, 2009
Lake County Government offices to close Sept. 7 for Labor Day August 31, 2009
Nature hike scheduled for Saturday at PEAR Park August 28, 2009
County artifacts to be secured; redistributed to other buildings August 26, 2009
Lake library director promoted to Public Resources Director August 26, 2009
Lake County Geographic Information Services creates, submits U.S. National Grid map to state August 26, 2009
Lake County Welcome Center features new computer kiosk August 26, 2009
Lake County Parks & Trails hosting 3 events in 8 days August 21, 2009
County Commissioners approve business friendly initiatives August 21, 2009
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team issues back-to-school safety tips August 21, 2009
Lake collects 2 awards from National Association of Counties August 18, 2009
Commissioners recognize process improvement program August 18, 2009
Lake County Realtors, lending institutions invited to meeting about Neighborhood Stabilization Program August 14, 2009
Craft Fair to feature free performance from Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra August 14, 2009
Lake Extension to host second annual tack & equipment sale August 14, 2009
Lake Extension promoting wildlife seminar in Pasco County August 14, 2009
Lake County Animal Services unveils online Adopt-a-Pet feature August 10, 2009
Historical Museum accepts applications for tree festival August 10, 2009
Sponsors requested for Annual Green Fair August 10, 2009
Lake County awards companies for job creation August 6, 2009
Florida Highwaymen Artists featured at three-day event in Mount Dora August 6, 2009
Applications being accepted for 2nd Annual Green Fair August 5, 2009
Lake County Tourism supports Annual Family Fun Fest August 5, 2009
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team, Fruitland Park Police place second at statewide competition August 5, 2009
Lake County to host Public Assistance Day on Aug. 18 July 31, 2009
Books remain for sale at Lake County Extension July 31, 2009
Annual Back-to-School Safety Fair is Aug. 8 July 29, 2009
Lake County Extension promotes unique Spanish language opportunity for plant nursery workers July 29, 2009
LASER welcoming volunteers to assist with home repairs July 23, 2009
Lake County Extension offers two-part osteoporosis programs July 23, 2009
Lake County GIS launches online catalog of mapping data July 23, 2009
Lake County Extension presents diabetes prevention programs July 23, 2009
Program Pedaling: Lake County introduces bike recycling July 21, 2009
Park rangers to conduct bird, butterfly surveys at PEAR Park July 21, 2009
Lake County Commissioners to meet at 6 p.m. on July 21 to discuss courthouse expansion plans July 17, 2009
Next County Commission comp plan workshop is July 21 July 17, 2009
Lake County Animal Services reports distemper outbreak in shelter July 16, 2009
Lake County to host second Public Assistance Day on July 28 July 16, 2009
Lake County continues update to Local Mitigation Strategy July 16, 2009
Public safety officials celebrate new radio system July 13, 2009
Lake Commissioner Linda Stewart graduates from Florida Association of Counties certification program July 8, 2009
Lake County launches public safety radio system on July 13 July 6, 2009
Lake County Government welcomes new art exhibit to downtown Tavares administration building July 6, 2009
County requests nominations for Women’s Hall of Fame July 6, 2009
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with summer bird survey at Ferndale Preserve July 6, 2009
REMINDER: Lake County offices, buses closed Friday July 2, 2009
Lake County hosts professional speakers for July 8 workshop July 1, 2009
LakeXpress bus system officially connects with LYNX July 1, 2009
Public can review CDBG Action Plan until Aug. 3 July 1, 2009
Public can submit comments on County’s NSP2 plan July 1, 2009
Local officials to celebrate new bus route on July 1 at 9 a.m. June 29, 2009
Lake County Government offices to close July 3 in observance of Fourth of July June 26, 2009
Lake County Extension to participate in Florida small farms conference on Aug. 1-2 June 26, 2009
Lake County releases interactive tourism CD for children June 24, 2009
Extension Office prepares for Summer Equine Program June 24, 2009
Lake County volunteers participate in St. Johns River Cleanup June 18, 2009
Certified Pile Burners Course is scheduled for Aug. 6 June 18, 2009
Public Transportation Division encourages Lake County residents to ‘Dump the Pump’ on June 18 June 15, 2009
Lake County Property Appraiser’s Web site releases exemption abuse reporting tool June 10, 2009
LakeXpress to begin new bus route on July 1 June 10, 2009
Lake County tourism department sponsors online ‘great getaway giveaway’ contest June 9, 2009
LakeXpress promotes free bus rides for students until Aug. 31 June 9, 2009
Park rangers to lead nature hike at Lake Idamere June 9, 2009
Tourism department releases digital events guide June 4, 2009
Partnerships, Preparedness Highlight Third Annual Four Corners Hurricane Expo June 4, 2009
Lake County Tourism site features new online vacation planner June 2, 2009
Next County Commission comp plan workshop is June 9 June 2, 2009
Lake County parking garage in downtown Tavares opens June 1 May 29, 2009
Lake County to host Public Assistance Day on June 10 May 28, 2009
Deadline to register for Lake County’s green symposium is June 1 May 28, 2009
Lake County Commissioners to hold series of workshops to discuss comprehensive plan draft May 21, 2009
County seeks approval on amended CDBG action plan May 21, 2009
Flood insurance discount increases for Lake County residents May 20, 2009
New edition of online magazine features Lake County tourism spots May 20, 2009
Lake County Extension Office offers two livestock educational courses in June May 20, 2009
Lake County Public Safety rescinds countywide burn ban May 19, 2009
Lake County to participate in annual St. Johns River Cleanup May 19, 2009
County, Clerk of the Court offices to close for Memorial Day May 18, 2009
New terrains layer adds depth to online mapping tool May 18, 2009
Lake County’s ‘Professionals Turning Green Symposium’ to feature special presentation from local author May 15, 2009
Not Afraid to Recycle: Award-winning ‘reused’ scarecrow makes its way to County museum May 14, 2009
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team supports 'Click It or Ticket' campaign May 14, 2009
Opening celebration for North Lake Community Park set for May 23 May 14, 2009
Lake County Code Enforcement Services Division to close for office relocation on May 18 May 7, 2009
Lake County Extension to offer wildlife resources program May 7, 2009
Mock DUI Crash to be held May 15 at South Lake High May 7, 2009
Lake County finalizes agenda of speakers, presenters for ‘Professionals Turning Green Symposium’ in June May 5, 2009
New interactive Lake County mapping tool launches May 5, 2009
Park rangers to conduct bird, butterfly surveys at PEAR Park May 5, 2009
Lake County to begin enforcing landscape irrigation rules May 4, 2009
Lake County to celebrate National County Government Week May 4, 2009
Lake County Probation Division to host Community Resource Fair May 4, 2009
Technology improves online traffic count maps for Lake County April 30, 2009
Boy Scouts assist Stormwater Section with marking drains with message ‘Only Rain down the Storm Drain’ April 30, 2009
VolunteerLAKE to present ‘Neighboring 1-2-3’ class on May 1 April 30, 2009
‘Look Twice — Save a Life’ is the message of the Lake County Motorcycle Safety Fair on May 9 April 24, 2009
Lake County Welcome Center to celebrate National Tourism Week on Friday, May 15 April 24, 2009
Lake County Extension to present 2 money management series April 24, 2009
VolunteerLAKE congratulates PEAR Association for earning President's Volunteer Service Award April 23, 2009
Congressman Alan Grayson to host open house at new Lake County office on Saturday, April 25 April 23, 2009
Local author to donate book proceeds to 4-H project April 23, 2009
Lake County Department of Economic Growth & Redevelopment’s new Web site is earning rave reviews April 16, 2009
Lake County Cooperative Extension offering two educational programs at the end of April April 16, 2009
Lake County Parks & Trails invites public to celebrate Earth Day this Saturday at PEAR Park April 15, 2009
Mock DUI Crash to be held April 24 at East Ridge High April 13, 2009
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with spring bird survey at Ferndale Preserve April 13, 2009
Lake Soil & Water Conservation District congratulates students for winning state land-judging competition April 8, 2009
Lake extension agent to speak at citrus field day April 8, 2009
Lake County Extension to host horsemanship program April 3, 2009
Scrub-jay workshops to assist with countywide survey April 3, 2009
Economic Growth & Redevelopment launches Web site April 2, 2009
Parks & Trails to celebrate Earth Day with second annual event April 2, 2009
Lake County Health Department clinic in Umatilla earns silver LEED certification March 27, 2009
Lake County Tourism department supports Black Bear Festival March 27, 2009
Lake County awarded federal funds under emergency food and shelter program March 27, 2009
Lake County Cooperative Extension to present programs to help college-bound students manage finances March 27, 2009
Community Services alerts homeowners to new federal Web site March 26, 2009
Lake County park rangers begin task of counting scrub-jays March 26, 2009
LASER receives grants; requests donations to stretch funds March 26, 2009
Lake County Cooperative Extension offers two educational series on diabetes prevention March 26, 2009
Lake County to present ‘Professionals Turning Green Symposium’ at Lakeside Inn on June 11-12 March 25, 2009
Park rangers to host nature hike at Ferndale Preserve March 25, 2009
Lake Soil & Water Conservation District announces winners of land-judging competition March 25, 2009
Workshop to discuss best management practices for horticulture water conservation & treatment March 25, 2009
North Lake Community Park officially opening on Saturday March 20, 2009
Downtown construction for government parking garage, office building is two-thirds complete March 19, 2009
Lake County Department of Tourism & Business Relations congratulates local accommodations for green initiative March 19, 2009
Lake County Water Atlas unveils comprehensive list of springs March 19, 2009
Lake County Extension Office offers courses on how to control and manage personal finances March 16, 2009
County Commission approves LakeXpress route changes March 11, 2009
Lake County supports Yalaha Family Fun Day on March 14 March 10, 2009
Park rangers to conduct bird, butterfly survey at PEAR Park March 10, 2009
Lake County reminds residents about new irrigation rules March 9, 2009
Procurement offices of local governments pleased with Reverse Vendor Tradeshow turnout March 2, 2009
Lake County unveils online, searchable database of code cases February 27, 2009
Children invited to Nature Center at PEAR Park February 27, 2009
Lake County cancels upcoming Citizens’ Academy February 27, 2009
Study guides for pesticide applicator certification and licensing made available at Tavares library February 27, 2009
Lake County Extension promotes two upcoming programs February 24, 2009
Building Services Division to close Fridays beginning March 6 February 24, 2009
Lake County Fire Rescue Division partners with community-based organization to promote free blood pressure checks February 24, 2009
Commissioners approve Adopt-a-Lake Day for Feb. 25 February 17, 2009
Lake County Extension Office to offer four ‘Closing Your Florida Home’ programs February 17, 2009
VolunteerLAKE presents volunteers with President’s service award February 17, 2009
Park rangers to guide paddling adventure on Feb. 28 February 13, 2009
Boys Scouts to plant trees in Lake Mack community February 12, 2009
LASER solicits donations to fix hurricane-damaged home February 12, 2009
Electrifying move: Vehicle charging station in the works for downtown Eustis February 10, 2009
Lake County Cooperative Extension is offering ‘Take Control of Your Finances’ & ‘Build Your Bones’ programs this month February 10, 2009
Lake County Commissioners enter partnership with Leesburg, UCF for business incubator February 6, 2009
Academy offers an up-close view of County government February 6, 2009
Procurement offices of local governments in Lake County to host Reverse Vendor Tradeshow February 5, 2009
Lake County Stormwater Section readies for a busy year February 5, 2009
Lake County Department of Public Works to begin improvements to County Road 44 this month February 3, 2009
Lake County Parks & Trails Division seeks help ridding invasive-exotic plant from PEAR Park February 3, 2009
Lake County Historical Museum, Library Services work in partnership to present art of children’s book illustrator February 3, 2009
Parks & Trails, Trout Lake, Water Authority & Audubon Society host special Valentine’s Day outdoor adventure February 2, 2009
Lake County offices to close for Presidents Day February 2, 2009
County Commissioners approve application for high-value job creation incentive for Mount Dora company January 30, 2009
Lake County to unveil quarterly, digital newsletter January 30, 2009
Lake County Cooperative Extension to offer three programs next week, beginning Wednesday, Feb. 4 January 30, 2009
Lake County Extension supports seminar on land conservation January 30, 2009
Annual Eustis African-American Heritage Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21 January 22, 2009
Commissioners to attend South Lake foundation meeting January 22, 2009
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with winter bird survey at Ferndale Preserve January 15, 2009
REMINDER: Lake Soil & Water Conservation District to host tree giveaway on Jan. 21 January 15, 2009
Public Transportation Division requests public comments on proposed LakeXpress route changes January 12, 2009
Lake County Extension Office offers courses on how to control and manage personal finances January 12, 2009
Lake County seeks religious leaders to participate in invocation program of weekly Board meetings January 12, 2009
Lake County Extension offers two-part osteoporosis programs January 12, 2009
Public Safety enacts burn ban for unincorporated Lake County January 9, 2009
County offices to close in observation of MLK Day January 9, 2009
Lake County park rangers to guide winter bird hike January 9, 2009
Lake County Parks & Trails to host rock & mineral course January 9, 2009
Lake County Government welcomes new art exhibit to downtown Tavares administration building January 6, 2009
Department of Economic Growth & Redevelopment rings in New Year by welcoming new development January 6, 2009
Lake County Department of Environmental Services announces 2009 schedule for Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit January 6, 2009
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