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John Morroni to chair Forward Pinellas board next year

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Forward Pinellas, the transportation and land use planning agency for Pinellas County, has new board leadership and several new members going into 2017. Pinellas County Commissioner John Morroni will serve as the board’s chair; Clearwater Commissioner Doreen Caudell, vice chair; Indian Rocks Beach Commissioner Cookie Kennedy, treasurer; and Pinellas County Commissioner Dave Eggers, secretary. All votes were unanimous. Forward Pinellas is the organization formed by the merger of the Pinellas Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Pinellas Planning Council. Forward Pinellas is…

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David Jolly makes surprise visit to Seminole City Council

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Mayor Leslie Waters said she and the rest of the Seminole City Council were caught by surprise when U. S. Rep. David Jolly dropped in during Tuesday’s meeting. Jolly, a Republican, was there to honor Waters and council member Thom Barnhorn, who received Home Rule Hero awards from the Florida League of Cities. Waters said the recognition was memorialized into the U.S. Congressional Record. The League recently recognized nearly 70 city officials with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards. Those local…

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