St Pete City Council has sewage on the agenda at this morning’s meeting. Specifically, a report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission that charges the city committed 89 felonies when up to one billion gallons waste released back in 2015-2016. For more details check with the Tampa Bay Times.
The Suncoast Animal League has returned from Puerto Rico with more than one hundred dogs and at least a dozen cats displaced by Hurricane Maria. They can thank the generosity of Tampa Bay resident Helen Rich who gave them $125,000 to make the trip. The animals should be ready to adopt in a few weeks, and you can keep up with them on the Suncoast Animal League’s Facebook page.They are accepting donations and to see how you can help just click here
Pinellas County Schools will be part of a panel to assist those displaced by Hurricane Mariah. They’re teaming up with Pinellas County for a bilingual panel this morning at 9:30 am at the St Petersburg College Clearwater location for the Hispanic Outreach Center’s United in Support event.
Hundreds of jobs will be lost when Mosaic shuts down their fertilizer plant in Plant City. There are 430 people working there now and the announcement the plant stop production at the end of the year caught a lot of people off guard. Mosaic cited financial reason for the closure.