Friday, May 25, 2018
News Roundup

St. Petersburg briefs: Group will name its citizen of the month

CONA

Group will honor its citizen of the month today

The Council of Neighborhood Associations meets today. The agenda includes an update on general CONA business, the treasurer's report, recognition of the group's citizen of the month and a guest speaker.

When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Where: The Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N.

Info: www.conastpete.org

Euclid Heights

Association wants members, volunteers

The Euclid Heights Neighborhood Association meets Tuesday. The association is seeking new members and neighborhood volunteers. Residents should visit the neighborhood Web site for more information.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Where: Roberts Center, 1246 50th Ave. N.

Info: www.euclidheights.org.

Coquina Key

Annual yard sale May 31 at homes, clubhouse

The Coquina Key Neighborhood Association will sponsor its annual yard sale May 31. A map with a list of addresses of the participating homes will be distributed at the Coquina Key clubhouse. Residents of the island who want to be listed should send an e-mail to Torii Morgan at [email protected] Not enough stuff for a yard sale?
The neighborhood's clubhouse will be open and tables are available to sell household items, crafts, etc.

When: May 31; times vary by house.

Where: Coquina Key neighborhood and the Coquina Key clubhouse, 3850 Pompano Drive SE.

Lakewood Estates

Volunteer crime watch needs additional help

Lakewood Estates Neighborhood Watch has recently added five residents to its volunteer crime watch patrol, but more are needed. According to Dennis Coley, neighborhood watch coordinator, visibility is crucial to Lakewood's crime control program and the patrol is the neighborhood watch's single most valuable tool. If you can drive, walk, jog or bike for just an hour a week, contact Patsy Wedding at 867-8450.

Countywide

June 4 forum to discuss affordable housing plan

The Pinellas County Community Development Department is coordinating an interactive forum to gather input on the county's proposed inclusionary housing ordinance.

Attorneys will lead a morning session on national, state and local inclusionary housing initiatives. The discussion will focus on the inclusion of workforce housing in new developments to provide affordable housing and foster a high quality of life for those wishing to live and work in the county.

The public is encouraged to join elected officials, city planners and developers in roundtable discussions on key elements of Pinellas County's proposed inclusionary housing program.

A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 4.

Where: Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo.

Info: Today is the final day to RSVP: Contact Jane Muhrlin at [email protected] or call 771-2112.

The St. Petersburg Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to [email protected] or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

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