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Citrus County BOCC Issues State of Emergency

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on September 26, 2022

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has issued a local state of emergency in preparation for Hurricane Ian. No closures have been announced at this time. The regular BOCC meeting and final budget hearing will be held as scheduled on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

Two self-serve sandbag sites are currently open:

  • Bicentennial Park, 501 N Baseball Point, Crystal River
  • Floral Park, 9530 S Parkside Ave, Floral City

Self-serve sites are open 24 hours but are not monitored overnight for availability of supplies. Sand and sandbags will be provided. Citizens wishing to take advantage of the self-serve sites will need to bring a shovel.

In addition, assistance will be provided at two staffed sandbag sites:

  • 4210 S Grandmarch Ave, Homosassa (Off of Grover Cleveland Blvd)
  • 7500 W Gulf to Lake Hwy, Crystal River (SR44, across from Dan’s Clam Stand)

Full-service sandbag sites are currently open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Limit 12 bags per vehicle.

Citrus County BOCC Issues State of Emergency

If you have any questions about sandbag sites, contact the Citrus County Road Maintenance Division at (352) 527-7610.

For the most current updates, please visit the Citrus County government Facebook page:



Sergio says

Stay safe everyone.

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