Sunday, July 22, 2018
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St. Petersburg seeks volunteers for citizens advisory council

ST. PETERSBURG — The city is seeking five people to fill vacancies on a citizen advisory council for the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area.

Business owners, property owners, residents or other stakeholders are encouraged to apply for appointment by Mayor Rick Kriseman in time for the Citizen Advisory Committee’s Feb. 6 meeting.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Jan. 22 and should be sent to Mayor Rick Kriseman, c/o Nikki Gaskin-Capehart, 175 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. CAC members serve terms between one and two years and are eligible to be appointed to two additional three-year terms. The nine member committee advises city officials about the issues affecting the CRA, which covers much of Midtown and Childs Park. The committee generally meets every other month, but members are expected to attend special meetings if necessary.

For information, contact the city’s CRA Coordinator Rick Smith, at (727) 893-7106 or visit stpete.org/CRA.

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