Zephyrhills considers some fee increases

The City of Zephyrhills is updating its comprehensive list of fee schedules — and many come tagged with price increases. The proposed fee resolutions and amendments incorporate public record requests, venue rental policies, cemetery lots, and site plan reviews, among others. The fees were discussed during an hour-long city council workshop meeting on Oct.  23. Perhaps the largest … [Read more...]

Zephyrhills chamber seeks new director

For the second time in less than six months, the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce is seeking a new executive director to run its day-to-day operations. Chamber president Tim Linville said the chamber hopes to have someone in place by early March to “get prepared for next year.” The new hire will replace Rod Mayhew, who left the post in January. He began working for the chamber … [Read more...]

Preparing to pig out in Zephyrhills 

The 6th annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ and Blues Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever. The festival, presented by the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, at 39450 South Ave., in Zephyrhills. Admission is free, but parking is $10. The event features both professional and amateur … [Read more...]

Chamber director ready to move forward

Ideas come readily to Rod Mayhew; sometimes they can wake him up in the middle of the night. The city of Zephyrhills and its future growth are where his thoughts have been focused, day or night, for the past two weeks. He is the new executive director of the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, stepping into the leadership role held by Vonnie Mikkelsen for six years. Mikkelsen … [Read more...]