Board of County Commissioners

About the Board Of County Commissioners
Hernando County, Florida

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Board of County Commissioners
20 North Main Street, Room 263 
 Brooksville, FL  34601
(352) 754-4000
Fax (352) 754-4477

2014 Hernando County Government Services Directory
Directory of Services

FY 2016 Approved Budget
FY 2016 Approved Budget

Hernando County Annual Report Fiscal Year 2015

Hernando County  Municipal Codes - On line Code of Ordinances.
Code of Ordinances for Hernando County
The Municipal Code site, Online Codes,
Select Florida, then Hernando County
Code of Ordinances.



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The Board of County Commissioners is the chief legislative body in the County.  The Board meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 9:00 a.m., with the first Tuesday reserved for workshops as needed  .The Boards Meeting Room (the John Law Ayers Room) is located on the first floor of the Hernando County Government Center at 20 North Main Street in Brooksville.

Hernando County Board of County Commissioners
James Adkins, Chairman

Nick Nicholson
2nd Vice Chair

Wayne Dukes  Diane Rowden
Vice Chair
 Jeff Holcomb


The five County Commissioners are elected for four-year terms by the voters at large and represent the geographical district in which they reside. The Board approves the County budget, adopts local ordinances and resolutions and establishes policies which govern the County and insure the health, safety and welfare of the citizens.

County commissioners' duties are specifically delineated in chapter 125, Florida Statutes. The Board also serves as the Governing Board for the Hernando County Water & Sewer District, which provides water and sewer systems for residents within the unincorporated areas of the county.

Hernando County Government is committed to providing a community of recognized stability and excellence for our citizens by:

  •  Managing public business in a responsive and efficient manner.

  •  Preserving and enhancing public assets. 

  •  Ensuring a safe and healthy community.

  •  Creating continuous improvement by means of a pro-active exchange  
    of ideas within the organization and with our customers.

Hernando County Strategic Plan - Moving Forward
 (Approved by BOCC 8/13/2013)

Town Hall Survey Results Presentation
pdf documentTown Hall Survey Presentation
pdf documentSurvey Comments
pdf documentFinal Survey Results -- Overview
wmv video formatEducation and Economic Summit video


Hernando County FY2017 Proposed Budget pdf format

Hernando County FY 2016 Approved Budget pdf format

Hernando County FY 2016 Proposed Budget pdf format

Hernando County FY 2015 Approved Budget pdf format

Hernando County FY 2015 Proposed Budget pdf format

FY2015 - FY2018 Capital Improvement Plan pdf format

Hernando County FY 2014 Approved Budget pdf format

2015 Annual Report pdf format

2014 Annual Report pdf format

2013 Annual Report pdf format

2012 Annual Report pdf format

County Commission Meetings Video-on-Demand

County Commissioners

  1. Nick Nicholson, 2nd Vice Chairman
  2. Wayne Dukes
  3. Diane Rowden, Vice-Chairman
  4. Jeff Holcomb,  
  5. James Adkins,  Chairman

County Administrator


County Attorney's Office

Garth C. Coller

Economic Presentations:

Economic Outlook for U.S. Tampa Bay and Hernando County

Employment Presentation

Hernando County Historical Comparative Economic Analysis
This “Historical, Comparative Economic Analysis” examines in great detail the composition, history, and trends of the Hernando County economy. By examining the contents of this report, the reader can gain significant insight as to what is driving the economy and how it compares to the rest of the nation.  Click Here to Download this PDF file.

The Hernando County Economic Development
(by the University of Florida's Center for Building Better Communities)

Economic Development in Hernando County

NACO NIMS Guide for Public Officials

National Incident Management System Guide for County Officials







Agendas and Minutes
The Clerk of the Circuit Court keeps record of all meeting minutes, agendas, and consent agendas. Board meeting agendas are published on Friday prior to scheduled meetings.

  • Archives - NEW For Agendas and minutes pre-dating the October 28, 2008 transition to the new agenda system we now have transferred those archived agendas and minutes to : . Click on the ‘Search’ Tab, you will be able to search as you would in the past. The date fields can be keyed into in the following format: mm/dd/yyyy  .

  • Voting Record
    Approved County Commission Voting Record is part of the Board Minutes on the Agendas and Minutes site.

  • Agenda Packet  *This file is comparable to the current agenda posted on the Agenda's web site. The only difference is that this file has been optimized for faster download.

Board Meeting & Holiday Schedule

Add the 2016 Board Calendar to your Calendar

 (a standard iCal calendar format that allows importing to iPhones, Android phones, Outlook calendar etc. )

Board Policies
Board policy establishes one or more general institutional goals and/or stipulates the stance that the Board of County Commissioners directs county government and board departments in maintaining or the pursuit of approved general goals.

BOCC Special Events Permit Application pdf format

FY 2017 Budget Calendar pdf format

Organizational Chart 
View the organization of the county. 

Important News 
Provides a list of our latest activities and events in Hernando County. 

Clerk of the Circuit Court  
Official records, courts administration, tax deeds and foreclosure information, jury duty, tourist development tax, audits.

Commissions & Committees 
The Board of County Commissioners appoints citizens to various boards, committees and authorities which are related to County government activities.

Community Development District Budget Postings as per Florida Statute 189.418 (4)

Office of Business Development
Creating investment and employment opportunities through supporting business growth and business relocation to one of the nations fastest growing communities.

Office of Management & Budget
Responsible for providing support and assistance to the BOCC, County Administrator, and the various Departments and Divisions under their control in the development, updating, and implementation of management and budget policies.

Utility & Franchise Regulation  
The Utility and Franchise Regulation Department oversees the county franchises of two investor-owned cable companies and one investor-owned solid waste hauled into Hernando County, Florida

Zoning Resolutions  
Zoning resolutions passed by the Board of County Commissioners from 1994 to 2006.

Ordinance Index   
Listing of Ordinances passed by by the Board of County Commissioners .(Municode)

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