News & Announcements

Posted on: July 1, 2020

Inverness Mask Best Practices and Recommendations

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Inverness Mask Best Practices and Recommendations

 

Inverness, FLA – The City strongly recommends for the public to wear a mask when not able to maintain proper social distancing at City of Inverness facilities to include but not limited ...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Executive Order Suspends Drinking Alcohol at Bars

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Inverness, FLA – Under the directive of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR), Florida has suspended the sale of alcohol at bars and restricts restaurant sales of alcohol to tabl...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: June 5, 2020

COVID-19 Update June 5

COVID-19-2

State of Florida Governor’s Executive Order Phase 2- Recovery

On June 3rd, Governor Desantis announced that Florida will fully implement Phase 2 of reopening effectively lowering restrictions for several businesses. These changes will go into eff...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: May 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 28

City Parks reopen

Inverness Parks

All city parks are fully opened as of Friday, May 29 at noon, with the exception of Whispering Pines pool opening Monday, June 1 and the Splash pad which will open on June 6, 2020. 

  • Whispering Pines ballfields can be reserved by con...
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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 22

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Short-Term vacation rentals

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) has approved Citrus County’s request to permit the operation of vacation rentals pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order 20-123 as issued by Governor ...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: May 18, 2020

City Council Meeting 5/19/20 Update

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The next meeting of the Inverness City Council is slated for Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness. This meeting is open to the public and virtual as well.   Additionally, in keeping ...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: May 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 15, 2020

COVID-19

City Council Meeting

The next meeting of the Inverness City Council is slated for Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness. With the latest recommendations for slowing the spread of COVID-19, the ...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: May 12, 2020

City Inverness announces expanded parks reopening

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As of Wednesday, May 12, the City of Inverness will be expanding the re-opening of City Parks to include the following:

Whispering Pines Park

1700 Forest Drive

  • Tennis Courts
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Pickleball
  • Disc Golf
  • Basketball Courts

Wallace Brooks Park

399 East Dam...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Inverness Re-opening of Hair Salons and Barbershops

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Hair Salons and Barbershops re-open

Effective May 11, 2020, Governor Ron Desantis has issued Executive Order 12-120 allowing barbershops, cosmetology salons, and cosmetology specialty salons to re-open, providing that they adopt appropriate social distanci...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: May 4, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 4

COVID-19 parks open

City Services

Inverness, Fla. - Inverness City Hall is open with limited public access to the lobby only, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please call (352) 726-2611 for an appointment with department staff or to discuss city services. Utility payments may be...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 1

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City Services

Inverness, Fla. - Beginning Monday, May 4, Inverness City Hall will be open with limited public access to the lobby only, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please call (352) 726-2611 for an appointment with department staff or to discuss city ser...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Inverness announces the partial reopening of Whispering Pines Park

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On Wednesday, April 29 at 9 a.m., the City of Inverness will reopen the gates to Whispering Pines park on a limited basis.  The heavily wooded park welcomes runners, walkers, and cyclists to enjoy limited sections of the park. The City is offerin...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 27

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City Services

Inverness, Fla. - Inverness City Hall is closed to general public access. Please call (352) 726-2611 for an appointment with department staff or to discuss city services. The city will continue to provide services such as trash pick-up, water...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 24

COVID Update

City Services

Inverness, FL - Inverness City Hall is closed to general public access. Please call (352) 726-2611 for an appointment with department staff or to discuss city services. The City will continue to provide services such as trash pick-up, water, ...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 22, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 22

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City Services

Inverness City Hall is closed to general public access. Please call (352) 726-2611 for an appointment with department staff or to discuss city services. The City will continue to provide services such as trash pick-up, water, sewer, public wo...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 20

COVID-19-2

City Council Meeting

Inverness, FLA –The next meeting of the Inverness City Council is slated for Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness. With the latest recommendations for slowing ...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 17

COV-19 News

City Council Meeting

Inverness, FLA –The next meeting of the Inverness City Council is slated for Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness. With the latest recommendations for slowing ...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 15

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City Council Meeting

Inverness, FLA –The next meeting of the Inverness City Council is slated for Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness. With the latest recommendations for slowing ...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 13

COVID Update

City Services

Inverness City Hall is closed to general public access. Please call (352) 726-2611 for an appointment with department staff or to discuss city services. The City will continue to provide services such as trash pick-up, water, sewer, public wo...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 10, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 10

COVID-19-2

Boating

Due to the holiday weekend, the city anticipates increased traffic on the boat ramps. It’s critically important that boaters continue to practice social distancing. All recreational boats must be at least 50 feet apart. Each boat must not...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 9

COV-19 News

Boating

Due to the holiday weekend, the city anticipates increased traffic on the boat ramps. It’s critically important that boaters continue to practice social distancing. All recreational boats must be at least 50 feet apart. Each boat must not...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 8

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City Services

Inverness City Hall is closed to general public access. Please call (352) 726-2611 for an appointment with department staff or to discuss city services. The City will continue to provide services such as trash pick-up, water, sewer, public wo...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 7

COVID-19

City Council Meeting

The virtual meeting of the Inverness City Council is set for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Stree, Inverness.  Please attend online, see links below.  

Virtual Meeti...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 6

COVID-19-2

Inverness, FLA –The next meeting of the Inverness City Council is slated for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness. With the latest recommendations for slowing the spread of COVID-1...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 3

COVID-19-5

Inverness, FLA –The next meeting of the Inverness City Council is slated for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness. With the latest recommendations for slowing the spread of COVID-1...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 2

COVID-19-5

Inverness, FLA – The next meeting of the Inverness City Council is slated for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness. With the latest recommendations for slowing the spread of COVID-...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 1 - Safer At Home

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Inverness, FLA – Today Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a safer at home order for the entire state that takes effect 12:01 a.m. on April 3, 2020 and it will last for at least 30 days. The Governor’s order “directs all Flo...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 31

COVID-19-3

The Florida Department of Health Citrus County provided an update today at 2:48 p.m. on positive results for COVID-19:

  • Total cases in Citrus County: 19 (9 in Inverness; 4 in Crystal River; 2 in Lecanto; 2 in Citrus Springs; 1 in Hernando; 1 in Beverly Hill...
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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 30

COVID-19

Inverness, FLA –As of Monday, March 30 in Citrus County at 5 p.m. there are 17 positive results for COVID-19 and one death reported, per the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

The City is continuing to provide normal services s...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 27

COVID-19-2

As of Friday, March 27, 2020 in Citrus County at 4 p.m. there are 11 positive results for COVID-19, and one death of an 80-year-old male.

Mayor Bob Plaisted guest column was published in the Citrus County Chronicle recapping the City’s efforts du...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 26

COVID-19

Inverness, FLA – As of today in Citrus County, there are 11 positive results for COVID-19, and one death of an 80-year-old male.

The City of Inverness, the City of Crystal River and the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners are working toge...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 25

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Inverness, FLA – The City continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and has closed public access to our departments to help slow the spread of the virus. However, the City’s Department of Community Development is working behi...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 24

COVID-19

The Florida Department of Health Citrus County provided an update today at 12:46 p.m. on positive results for COVID-19 in Citrus County as follows:

  • Total cases 9 (4 in Crystal River; 2 in Lecanto; 2 in Inverness; 1 in Hernando)

The City is continuing to pro...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID Update March 23: City closes parks

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Inverness, FLA – Inverness City Hall is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the lobby only. The City has closed all other city buildings and city parks at this time. Please call the City at (352) 726-2611 to request city services and to interact w...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 20, 2020

COVID-19-7

Inverness, FLA – Governor Ron DeSantis has issued an Executive Order that directs all restaurants and food establishments in the state to suspend on-premise food and alcohol for consumption. The Executive Order also requires the closures of gyms...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City working with restaurants during social distancing directives

Eat Inverness

Inverness, FLA – the City of Inverness aims to make it easier for our city restaurants to serve the public given the recent precautions put forth in the Governor’s executive order that calls for reduced restaurant building occupancy an...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Update on Executive Order Impacting Local Businesses

COVID-19 Ex order

Inverness, FLA – This morning Florida Governor Ron DeSantis held a news conference to update Floridians on the COVID-19 virus. Elected leaders and healthcare officials at every level of government agree that reducing human density is the best th...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Inverness officials declare state of emergency

COVID news

Inverness, FLA – City of Inverness officials on March 16, 2020 declared a local state of emergency for the City of Inverness in regards to COVID-19. In order to protect the health, safety and welfare of its citizens the City has taken action. He...

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City Emergency Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

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COVID-19 Corona Virus Resources

City of Inverness officials continue to work closely with the Florida Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local emergency management officials to help residents, visitors and employees navigate th...

COVID Resources

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