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Weekly updates

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 6, 2017

ELECTION

The City election will be held Tuesday, November 7th for City Commission Seat #1.  Both Precincts 20 (Civic Center) and 60 (Fellowship Baptist Church) will be open at 7:00 am for voting. The election results will be posted after votes are tabulated. The Post Election Audit will be held at 8:30 PM at Precinct 20.

 

ELECTION RESULTS

PAUL ARTHUR – 75

BOB BARNAS – 95

NANCY LINKOUS – 340

 

COMMISSION MEETINGS

The Commission meetings for November and December have been rescheduled due to the holidays.  November meetings will be November 16th when the newly elected Commissioner will be sworn into office and on November 28th.  There will be only one meeting in December which will be on the 14th.

 

 

 

 

WEEK OF OCTOBER 30 – PUBLIC WORKS

WATER

The City of High Springs is no longer under the Precautionary Boil Water Notice that was caused from flooding from Hurricane Irma.  The Observer ran an article by Ron Trygar, which outlines the city’s water system.

Click for Observer Article by Ron Trygar

SEWER

The City of High Springs has received grant funding from Suwanee River Water Management District to connect approximately 300 homes, (gravity not grinder pumps) in a portion of Phase 5 of the original wastewater project.  These connections will help in our goal to protect our aquifer.

SOLID WASTE

The debris from Hurricane Irma will be picked up by Alachua County.