Winter wonderland begins tonight
Water plant plans will soon be up for bid
The city is finalizing plans for the construction of its second reverse osmosis water treatment plant. The city's engineering and utilities departments are preparing to release the contract documents for bidding and construction of the new water treatment plant to potential contractors. The plans will be available for bid this month, and the bid opening will be held in February. Construction is scheduled to begin in April. The new water plant, which will be at 21133 U.S. 19 N in Clearwater, will turn brackish water into potable water. To learn more, contact Robert Maue, senior professional engineer, at (727) 562-4827.
Meeting to discuss drainage project
Dunedin's public works department will present a proposed San Salvador Drive drainage improvement project to residents during a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church's Comny Center, 750 San Salvador Drive. The project involves installation of large diameter storm sewers, plus general roadway and utility improvements along San Salvador Drive from Alamo Lane to Bass Boulevard. The project scope and timeline will be discussed at the meeting. Call (727) 298-3199 for information.
Apply to use library's room
The Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., is now accepting applications for community room use from January to June 2013. The rooms are available to individuals, groups, nonprofit organizations and profit-making businesses. Rooms may be reserved up to two times each month. Applications can be printed from the library's web page, www.palmharborlibrary.org, and faxed to (727) 785-6534. For more information, call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3017.
Artwork auction benefits local child
Volunteer families affiliated with the Tarpon Springs Recreation Department have created original artwork on donated chairs that will be available for sale at a silent auction this afternoon. The free event begins at 4 p.m. at the Artist's Faire Gallery and Gift Shop, 111 Tarpon Ave. Proceeds benefit the Recreation Department camp scholarship fund and a local child suffering from a traumatic brain injury. Cash or check payment only. For more information, call (727) 942-5628.
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