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Government meetings calendar, Dec. 6-10


St. Petersburg: Joint Land Use/Transportation Committee meeting, 9 a.m., conference room 111, 440 Court Room

Seminole: Recreation Advisory Board, 6 p.m., City Hall, City Council Chambers, 9199 113th St. N.

Largo: Community Development Advisory Board meeting, 6 p.m., City Hall, Commission Chamber, 201 Highland Ave.


Madeira Beach: Board of Commissioners workshop, 1 p.m., City Hall, 300 Municipal Drive

Seminole: Pow Wow Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N.

St. Petersburg: Public Arts Commission meeting, 3 p.m., City Hall, community resource room, 175 Fifth St. N.

St. Petersburg: Water Resources Public Art Project Committee meeting, 4 p.m., City Hall, community resource room, 175 Fifth St. N.

St. Petersburg: Title I Parent meeting, 6 p.m., John Hopkins Middle School, 701 16th St. S.

Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District: Board of Commissioners Workshop meeting, 7 p.m., 304 First St., Indian Rocks Beach

Largo: City Commission regular meeting, 6 p.m., City Hall, Commission Chamber, 201 Highland Ave.


Kenneth City: Council meeting, 7 p.m., Community Hall, 4600 58th St. N.


St. Petersburg: City Council meeting, 8:30 a.m., City Hall, council chamber, 175 Fifth St. N.

Largo: Code Enforcement Board, 1:30 p.m., Commission Chamber, City Hall, 201 Highland Ave.


St. Petersburg: TBARTA Board meeting, 9:30 a.m., FDOT, 11201 N McKinley Drive

Government meetings calendar, Dec. 6-10 12/04/10 [Last modified: Saturday, December 4, 2010 3:31am]
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  1. 'Today is not a dream;' St. Petersburg ready to start building new pier

    Local Government

    ST. PETERSBURG —Three years ago, with the now demolished inverted pyramid still standing stubbornly in the background, Mayor Rick Kriseman laid out a plan to replace or renovate the iconic structure.

    St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman addresses the crowd Wednesday morning at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new pier. Construction will start next week. [SCOTT KEELER  |  Times]
  2. Hillsborough and Pinellas officials can't even agree that they agreed to meet

    Local Government

    Tampa Bay political leaders often tout taking a regional approach to solve the region's most pressing issues. But the challenge has been getting Hillsborough and Pinellas County leaders together on the same page.

    Or in this case, in the same room.

    This month Hillsborough County administrator Mike Merrill (above) nixed a joint meeting of the Hillsborough and Pinellas County Commissions. But Pinellas County Commission chair Janet Long said her Hillsborough counterpart, Stacy White, had already agreed to two meetings. [DANIEL WALLACE   |   Times]
  3. Ex-sheriff's official says sheriff intentionally hid federal inmate revenue from county

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — The former third-in-command at the Hernando County Sheriff's Office has filed a complaint, alleging that Sheriff Al Nienhuis intentionally hid from the County Commission $1.3 million in revenue he collected from housing federal inmates last year.

    OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times  Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis said he was "extremely disappointed'' to hear of James Terry's allegations about the sheriff's handling of federal inmate dollars and noted that Terry was "offered the opportunity to resign from his position at the Sheriff's Office when numerous complaints as to his unprofessional conduct began flowing into the front office.''
  4. Fewer minions make things better in 'Despicable Me 3'


    Despicable Me 3 doubles down on Steve Carell's silly way with words, a smart idea after too much Minions gibberish spoiled part 2. They're still here, in smaller doses and somewhat funnier for it.

     voiced by Trey Parker, in a scene from "Despicable Me 3."  (Illumination and Universal Pictures via AP)
  5. After Rick Scott veto, Tarpon Springs renews push for money to dredge Anclote River

    Local Government

    In a pocket formed at the end of a branch of the Anclote River, Kevin Meisman has seen the size of the boats coming by his family's business get smaller.

    Kevin Meisman, 37, looks out from the dock of his family’s business, Quality T-Tops & Boat Accessories, in Tarpon Springs. Meisman says that, without dredging along the Anclote River, the number of boats he can service is limited.