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County commission approves BP spending list that includes ‘love letter to Pinellas’

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Pinellas County commissioners unanimously approved a list of projects that will be funded by about $7.07 million of BP settlement monies. Among the 30 projects: $1 million each for sewer lining/sewer/stormwater capacity/upgrades and affordable housing. Other projects include $150,000 for a metro wellness center, $294,000 for land preparation for a Palm Harbor recreation center, and $250,000 for a pedestrian-bicycle bridge at Phillippe Park in Safety Harbor. Commissioners also approved $500,000 for “arts support.” The exact form that might take is…

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St. Pete issues call to artists for public art installation in Roser Park

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St. Petersburg is calling on artists to design a public art display for Historic Roser Park on the outskirts of downtown next to Bayfront Medical Center. The Historic Roser Park Neighborhood Association is one of the most active in the city and is seeking art creatively related to either the neighborhood’s unique geography, architecture or history. Roser Park was the city’s first locally designated historic district. It was developed in the early 1900s amid a very different Florida landscape. The…

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