TAVARES — Lake County is one step nearer to getting a brand new emblem.
The county’s workplace of communications on Tuesday unveiled an in-house designed emblem on the fee assembly. Commissioners voted unanimously to maneuver ahead with a public listening to on the emblem at their subsequent assembly.
Elisha Pappacoda, communications director for the county, offered the brand new emblem to applause on the assembly.
The proposed emblem incorporates design components much like the present emblem — a sundown, vistas, lakes, wildlife and natural world.
This one, nonetheless, is simplified. It additionally consists of the county’s slogan, “Actual Florida. Actual Shut.”
Colours used within the emblem have been named coreopsis yellow, after the Florida state wildflower, cypress inexperienced, palmetto inexperienced, heron blue and Dora blue.
Pappacoda instructed the fee the redesign would simplify printing and embroidering and create cohesive signage all through the county.
She additionally confirmed the fee examples of what the emblem will appear to be on county shirts, enterprise playing cards, autos, avenue indicators and gateway indicators.
If adopted on the March 26 assembly, the brand new emblem can be phased in, Pappacoda mentioned.
Commissioners congratulated the division on a job effectively accomplished.
“Wonderful work,” chairwoman Leslie Campione mentioned. “I feel they actually set a pleasant tone for our county.”
Commissioner Sean Parks thanked the communications division for maintaining the redesign work inner, thus avoiding spending extra county cash. The 2005 redesign value the county $30,000.
“You all did this internally, so superior work,” he mentioned.