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St. Pete City Council committee wants to spend $1.5 million on sewers

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A St. Pete City Council committee voted Monday to spend $1.5 million of the total $6.5 million awarded the city as a result of a settlement in the BP oil spill disaster. St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman had recommended spending $1 million for infrastructure repairs and replacement. Earlier discussions about the BP oil spill award showed some City Council members wanted to spend more of the money on immediate repairs in the wake of 31 million gallons of raw and…

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