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The Beverly Hills Civic Association - 1 Civic Circle
746-2657

The Civic Association Office is located at 1 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills in a building owned by Citrus County and shared with Beverly Hills Surveillance, the Citrus County Dept. of Parks and Recreation Auditorium and Skillbank. Office hours maintained by Office Manager Bonnie Larsen-Schaefer are Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. A voice recorder will take messages at other times.

2015 Officers & Board of Directors

OFFICERS
President - Harvey Gerber
1st Vice President - Jim Barrows
2nd Vice President - Mike Colbert
Secretary/Membership - Bonnie Larsen-Schaefer

Treasurer - Dan Perreault
Assistant Treasurer - Ray Albro

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Three Years - John Quintas, Gerry DeJohn, Frank Flynn
Two Years - Tony DeSanti, Connie Martin-Carter

One Year - Paul Rosales, Natalie Prouty


Past Presidents of the BHCA


1963-1965   
Stephen Crowley


1966-1968   
Denver Boston


1968-1969   
Ernest Geyer


1970           
  Denver Boston


1970-1971   
Anthony Valenti


1972-1973   
Harry Hoffman


1974-1975   
Frances Langthorne


1976          
  Gus Rokos


1977           
  Murray Feigenbaum


1978-1979   
Alfred Hoffer


1980-1981   
Ernest Guckel


1982           
  Charles Lertora


1983           
  Ernest Guckel


1984-1986   
Michael Mezentsoff


1987-1988   
Kurt Pohl


1989           
  Herb Schilling


1989-1990   
Michael Mezentsoff


1991           
  Kurt Pohl


1992-1993   
Virginia Miller


1994           
  Joe Sandillo


1995           
  Joe Sandillo/Kurt Pohl


1996-1997   
Virginia Miller


1998           
  Ed France


1999-2000   
Jane T. Fricano


2001-2002   
Dick Schnably


2003           
  Irvin L. (Pete) Peterson


2004-2005   
Jane T. Fricano


2006           
  Fred Hale


2007-2009   
Diane Gaughan


2010           
  Thomas Bunnell

2011-2012   Mike Colbert

2013-2016   Harvey Gerber




Beverly Hills History

1963 February 25 - State Charter

1966
January 12 - Cablevision

1967
May 13 - Speed limits and stop signs enacted.

1968
Denver Post appointed County Commissioner.

1969
By-laws revised and approved.

1970
Sidewalks constructed and library dedicated.

1971
First edition of telephone directory & Householders guide.

Post office substation opened in Beverly Hills Hardware (Village Mall).

1973
1st Federal Savings & Loan of Citrus County. Drugstore and supermarket. Traffic lights at 44/491 and 486/491.

1975
Site selected for regular Post Office.

1977
Luminous street signs approved.

1978
Horseshoe Club and courts formed.

1982
Association donated $4,400 to fire company for Jaws of Life.

1983
4 traffic lights installed on 491.

1985
Blasting at rock mine discontinued. Streets repaved and no parking ban defined.

1986
Psychiatric Care & Substance Abuse Hospital approved.

1987
PSC lowered water rates and granted expanded service.

1988
Beverly Hills Recration Association was initiated and after a year became a viable entity. 25th anniversay of the Civic Association.

1989
Groundbreaking of the new Recreation Hall.

1990
October 1 - Ribbon cutting for Recreation Hall.

1991
beautification committee formed to beautify and restore boulevard medians.

1992
First year Civic Association participated in annual Christmas parade.

1994
Letter sent to County Board of Realtors concerning deed restriction enforcement.

1995
Civic Association continued to work towards beautification of entrances.

1996
Deed restriction enforcement ceded to Beverly Hills Development Company.

1997
Recycling program established. Light erected at Forest Ridge and Roosevelt Boulevards.

1998
New office for Civic Association in old library building (shared with Skillbank and Surveillance unit).

1999
Participated in Adopt-A-Fish program for Lake Beverly. Obtained approval for street light at Civic Circle and Lake Beverly Drive. Assisted in poject Beverly Hills Clean-Up. Deed restrictions enforcement ongoing.

2000
Office manager hired. Forest Ridge Elementary School opened. Walgreens at Forest Ridge and 486 opened. Beverly Hills welcome signs updated. Deed restricted signs for applicable units installed. Grabber Corps program established. MSBU referendum passed.

2002
A two story senior citizen apartment complex (at least 85% must be 55+) was approved. Construction to start Spring 2003. Deed restrictions and code violations (derelict vehicles) enforced. Formulating of an Emergency Network system for Beverly Hills.

2003
Widening of CR 491 started. Will be a two year project. Senior citizen apartment complex broke ground; expected to open Spring 2004. The Emergency network System is now up and running. The Civic Association signed a stewardship agreement with the county, giving us the right to remove illegal signs on county property. Civic Assocation celebrates 40 years of working for the betterment of Beverly Hills.

2004
BHEN is being used as a prototype for other communities in the county. Marina-Del_Ray apartment complex completed and fully occupied. Civic Association wins Best Theme at Christmas in Toyland holiday parade.

2005 Deed restrictions, code enforcement and general clean-up keep Beverly Hills beautiful.

2006
Sign boxes implemented for yard/garage sales. Largest profit check received from recycling.

2007
High Ridge site work completed.

2008 Ground breaking for Boys & Girls Club. Civic Association's 45th anniversary.