Hazardous waste collection day
The next EnviroBusiness hazardous waste collection day is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Household Electronics and Chemical Collection Center, 2990 110th Ave. N, St. Petersburg.
Businesses can drop off hazardous electronics. To drop off chemicals, businesses need to qualify as small waste generators.
Call (727) 464-7500 or visit pinellascounty.org/bizwaste.
Community forum set on Trop proposal
The African-American Voters Research and Education Committee (AAVREC) will conduct a community forum this week on the proposed redevelopment of the Tropicana Field site. The purpose of the forum is to ensure that the community's voice is heard on this important topic.
The meeting, which is open to the public, is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Public officials invited to participate include:
Mayor Rick Baker; Kenneth Welch, Pinellas County commissioner; City Council member Wengay Newton; Goliath Davis, deputy mayor of St. Petersburg/Midtown Economic Development; Michael Kalt, senior vice president, Tampa Bay Rays; Melanie Lenz, senior director of development, Tampa Bay Rays; Julie Weston, director of Development Services, city of St. Petersburg; Joshua Johnson, director of Housing and Community Development; David Goodwin, economic development director; and Rick Mussett, senior administrator of City Development.
Contact Abdul K. Ali, AAVREC co-chair, at (727) 867-7067.