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Christian school eyed for Brooksville

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Published:   |   Updated: September 6, 2013 at 07:35 AM

BROOKSVILLE - A Brooksville resident is seeking permission to open a private Christian school with a start-up enrollment of 30 students.

The organizer, Mayra Leon, said she will begin promoting the school once she receives the special exception use permit necessary to open a religious-educational facility.

The private school would offer classes for K-12 students during the day and provide adult education in the evening. Leon would renovate an existing 2,340-square-foot building at a commercial-professional plaza on the northwest corner of Ganz Drive and Ponce De Leon Boulevard.

The facility would conform to regular Hernando County school hours and hold classes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There would be three teachers.

Adult education would be held 7-9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

An educational facility is an allowed use in the commercial district but a special exception use permit is needed.

The planning and zoning meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 North Main St. in downtown Brooksville.

Planning commissioners will also discuss updates to the land development regulations at Monday's meeting.

To view the entire agenda, visit http://hernando countyfl.iqm2.com /Citizens/Detail_Meeting .aspx?ID=1364

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