Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Pinellas County Commission votes on its 2013 legislative priorities Tuesday, Feb. 12.
Beach renourishment, juvenile justice, synthetic drugs and fertilizer laws are just a few of the items Pinellas County Commissioners are asking their lobbyists to focus on in Tallahassee in 2013. The commissioners will vote on their 2013 legislative priorities for the state legislature at the Feb. 12 commission meeting in Clearwater. Other legislative focuses include: For a full list of legislative items the county supports and opposes, click here. Sign up for the Clearwater Patch email newsletter to get our top headlines delivered to your inbox each day.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Plans for the Sand Key beach nourishment project will be presented at a meeting on Thursday, March 8 at the Belleair Beach Community Center.
Nourishment of the beaches of Sand Key is slated to begin later this month and the plans will be presented this week. Belleair Beach Community Center will be hosting an open forum with Pinellas County Coastal Manager Andy Squires and staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Squires and the engineers will be on hand to answer questions from the public about the plan. Ground work for the project will begin later this month with sand being placed on Sand Key in late April or early May. The project is then scheduled to move south to North Redington Beach over the summer. The entire beach nourishment project is expected to be completed by October. More than a million cubic yards of sand will be moved from a location …