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Community Services

Charlotte County Community Services is committed to providing quality programs and facilities for residents and visitors to our county. We believe recreation and leisure activities, reading, music, art, and history are essential to personal growth, positive self-esteem, and relaxation. Our parks and open spaces are an integral part of our community identity.


Director of Community Services - Tommy Scott

Tommy Scott

Director of Community Services

Tommy joined Charlotte County as Community Services Director for Charlotte County in 2013. Prior to joining Charlotte County, Tommy was the Recreation Manager for the City of Boise in Boise, ID; the Executive Director for Encore Facility Management in Youngstown, OH and Rio Rancho, NM; the Public Relations Manager and Public Event Coordinator for River Parks Authority in Tulsa, OK.

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Department News

Charlotte County Government Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule News Image

Charlotte County Government Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

November 20, 2020 4:19 pm

Charlotte County Government offices and facility schedules on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving.

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Franz Ross Park Football Field Closed Nov. 19-23 News Image

Franz Ross Park Football Field Closed Nov. 19-23

November 19, 2020 2:39 pm

The Franz Ross Park football field is closed Nov. 19-23 for field light repairs. All other park amenities are open.

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Myakka River Park Master Plan Virtual Public Meeting

Myakka River Park Master Plan Virtual Public Meeting

November 19, 2020 8:32 am

Charlotte County Community Services is holding a virtual public meeting to review the final park master plan for Myakka River Park. The meeting will be held live on Microsoft Teams 5:30-6 p.m., Dec. 1.

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