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  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The newly established Gulf Coast Restoration Trust Fund is anticipated to provide funds to the five Gulf Coast States to restore and offset the environmental and economic impacts associated with the Deep Water Horizon oil spill. The Charlotte Harbor, Sarasota Bay, and Tampa Estuary Programs have banded together with the Southwest Florida Water Management District […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The settlement between Hernando County commissioners and Orion Dredging Services LLC, over Hernando Beach Channel dredging project, has finally been reached, according to baynews9.com. Orion Dredging sued the county two years ago, saying that a “defective project design” by Halcrow Inc., was the main reason Orion was unable to complete the dredging job, reports tampabay.com. […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review and […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel-Canning announced that the Florida Department of Transportation has released the $6 million for the Hernando Beach Channel Dredge Project. In a letter sent to Ms. Goebel-Canning, the FDOT acknowledged that the project had been completed in accordance with the Joint Participation Agreement with Hernando County. “I am very pleased with […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Hernando Beach Property Owners Association, along with other local civic organizations, is planning an event for Sunday, May 20th, at 2 pm to celebrate the completion of the Hernando Beach Channel Dredge Project. The Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary will be holding an open house with free boat inspections and safety checks from 12pm […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel reported to the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, April 24th. She said that last week the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) determined that approximately one acre of seagrass had been impacted in the Hernando Beach Channel due to over-dredging. The County and the Project Contractor will meet with […]

  • 17 April 2012

      The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review […]

  • 11 April 2012

      The officials will have to wait a while longer to write end to the long-delayed Hernando Beach channel dredging project. According to Hernando Today, Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel-Canning said the Florida Department of Environmental Protection notified her late Monday that some of the seagrass has been impacted and the county may have to […]

  • 4 April 2012

      A final inspection was performed by County staff last week and found the project site to be restored per the contract terms. The surveys of the channel and Snapper Canal were sent to FDEP for their final approval. The County is waiting for releases from some citizens who are having repairs done by BCPeabody. […]

  • 3 April 2012

      The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review and make recommendations on […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The Hernando Beach channel dredging project is expected to finish by April 10, according to Hernando Today. Susan Goebel-Canning, director of environmental services, visited the dredge site on Wednesday and said that construction work was done. The newly dredged channel is now open to boaters. Hernando County’s dredging project has been ongoing since 1994. The […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Hernando County staff received notice from the Hernando Beach Dredge contractor that repairs to Caliente Street were not completed  by March 23rd. As a result, the dredge deadline for completion will need to be extended. The Contractor anticipates this work being completed next week. Dredge surveys were sent to FDEP for review earlier this week for […]

  • 5 March 2012

      Hernando County Transportation Services staff has confirmed that the final surveys of the channel have been submitted by the project contractor and approved/accepted by the County Engineer. The surveys show that the channel meets the minimum 6’ depth as required by the contract. All dredging equipment has been demobilized with the completion of the […]

  • 15 February 2012

      As a senior manager for a site development company, Hernando Beach resident Phil Rubin knows a few things about construction jobs… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, February 15, 2012; Image: hernando

  • 7 February 2012

    Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel has provided the Hernando Beach Channel Dredge Project update. This week, staff completed a full assessment of the work remaining with the dredge project (excluding the actual channel dredging pending the provision of a survey by a licensed surveyor). The work is detailed and includes the excavation of a high […]

  • 2 January 2012

    It’s smooth sailing ahead — finally — for boaters heading out into the Gulf from Hernando Beach…   By Ferdinand Zogbaum (cfnews13) [mappress] Source: cfnews13, January 2, 2012; Image: hernando

  • 20 November 2011

    The Florida Department of Transportation has approved another deadline extension for the Hernando Beach channel dredging — giving it a …   By JEFF SCHMUCKER (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, November 20, 2011;

  • 15 November 2011

    State environmental regulators last week found a permit violation at the Hernando Beach Channel dredge and are seeking a meeting with the…   By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, November 15, 2011;

  • 20 October 2011

    Last week, county commissioners asked staff to contact the state and ask for a time extension to finish the Hernando Beach channel dredging… By MICHAEL D. BATES (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, October 20, 2011;

  • 13 October 2011

    County commissioners have pushed back the deadline for the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project – again…   (baynews9) [mappress] Source: baynews9, October 13, 2011;

  • 10 October 2011

    Workers may not complete the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project by the Dec. 31 deadline…   (baynews9) [mappress] Source: baynews9, October 10, 2011;

  • 16 September 2011

    With a fast-approaching deadline and continuing problems with the Hernando Beach channel dredge, the president of the company performing… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, September 16, 2011

  • 21 August 2011

    After delays that prompted concerns from the county, the dredging of the Hernando Beach channel is back on track with a vengeance.   By MICHAEL D. BATES (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, August 21, 2011

  • 14 August 2011

    Hernando County this week filed a counterclaim against its original contractor for the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project and that… (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, August 12, 2011

  • 4 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Handed another delay and a new set of problems on the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project this week, county commissioners are saying… by Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, August 4, 2011

  • 15 June 2011

    In another change of direction, the County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to reject hiring a contract manager for the Hernando… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, June 15, 2011

  • 7 June 2011

    The latest snag on the long-troubled Hernando Beach Channel dredge project has prompted a letter from the county seeking assurance… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, June 7, 2011  

  • 6 June 2011

    Equipment failures and inclement weather halted the dredging of the Hernando Beach Channel this week but county officials are hoping… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, June 6, 2011    

  • 27 May 2011

    Even as the Hernando County Commission was meeting Thursday with representatives of firms seeking to manage the troubled Hernando Beach Chan… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, May 27, 2011;