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Cleanup crews heading into unincorporated Pinellas

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Crews started heading out into unincorporated Pinellas County Monday to get cracking on picking up the trees, branches and other debris downed by Hurricane Irma.

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St. Pete to hold 2018 budget open house next week

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St. Petersburg city officials are holding an open house next week, giving residents a chance to provide input and learn more about the 2017-18 budget process. The budget open house is Monday, June 19, starting 6 p.m. at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N in St. Petersburg. For the first hour, residents are invited to ask questions and share ideas with Mayor Rick Kriseman, City Council members and administrators. During that time, staff from City Development, Public Safety, Neighborhood Affairs,…

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Pinellas County Commission examines implementing 22 new fees

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The Pinellas County Commission reviewed and discussed a total of 22 county-wide fee proposals for their 2016 fiscal year budget Tuesday, June 9, during a two-hour budget information session. The proposed changes are projected to increase Pinellas County’s yearly revenue by over $70,000. New Fees The county’s Animal Services division, part of the county’s General Fund, saw three new fees proposed. A $25 minimum medical therapy fee for pet owners whose animals were brought into shelters was proposed to recover shelter costs associated with medical therapy…

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