Month: September 2017

BOARD/COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED

CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS

BOARD/COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE

 

The City of High Springs is currently accepting applications for appointment to the following Boards and Committees:

 

Plan Board- 2 Positions

Members will review amendments to the land use and zoning maps; review and recommend developments; hear and consider code variances.

 

Code Enforcement Board – 3 Positions

Members review cases and determine compliance with city codes; hear testimony; declare fines and/or corrective measures allowed by law.

 

Parks & Recreation Advisory Bd. – 2 Positions and 1 Alternate Position

Members needed for a recreation advisory committee to inventor and survey current and future recreation needs.

 

Applications may be obtained Monday through Thursday, 7:30 – 6:00, from City Hall, 23718 W US HWY 27, High Springs, Florida 32643.  To be appointed, applicants must be a resident of the City of High Springs. The High Springs City Commission will make appointments of the successful applicants at the November 16, 2017 Reorganization Meeting.

Youth Soccer: Week 1 games cancelled

YOUTH SOCCER UPDATE
 
It has been agreed by ACTFOR members that the first week’s SOCCER games be cancelled.
The rest of the season will proceed as planned. We are just removing the first weekend of play.
 
The schedule will be sent out next week.
 
THE FIRST WEEK OF GAMES WILL BE HELD HERE IN HIGH SPRINGS NEXT SATURDAY 9/23/17.

HURRICANE IRMA

TO REPORT DOWNED TREES BLOCKING STREETS, CALL THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT AT 386-454-2134

****NOTICE**** THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS IS NOT UNDER A “BOIL WATER REQUIREMENT”, TESTING HAS SHOWN THE WATER SAFE TO DRINK


WATER AND SEWER INFORMATION FOR POWER OUTAGES

  • CONSERVE AS MUCH WATER AS POSSIBLE
  • AVOID FLUSHING TOILETS UNTIL NECESSARY
  • ONCE POWER IS RESTORED, ALARM ON GRINDER PUMP IS LIKELY TO SOUND, DUE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS IN THE GRINDER PUMP. ALLOW THE PUMP TO RUN FOR APPROXIMATELY 10 MINUTES. IF PUMP ALARM DOES NOT SILENCE CALL FOR PUMP MAINTENANCE AT 386-454-2134

WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER A STORM:
• Let your friends & family know you’re safe. You can do so on Facebook’s Safety Check or on the American Red Cross Safe and Well Web site. If you don’t have Internet access, call 1-866-GET-INFO to register yourself and your family.
• Keep away from loose or dangling power lines and report them immediately to the power company.
• If an evacuation order was issued, only return home when officials say it is safe to do so.
• Watch animals closely and keep them under your direct control.
• Drive only if necessary and avoid flooded roads and washed out bridges.
• Stay alert for extended rainfall and subsequent flooding even after the storm has ended.
• Stay out of any building that has water around it.
• Use flashlights in the dark. Do NOT use candles.
• Avoid drinking or preparing food with tap water until you are sure it’s not contaminated.
• Check refrigerated food for spoilage. If in doubt, throw it out.
• Use the telephone only for emergency calls.
• Inspect your home for damage. Take pictures of damage, both of the building and its contents, for insurance purposes.