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Plastics require 100 to 400 years to break down at the landfill.
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Watering Restrictions


Allowed watering times:
12:00 midnight to 10:00 am, or 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

Allowed watering days:
Thursday & Sundays = Even numbered and no numbered addresses.
Wednesday & Saturday = Odd numbered addresses.

For more details on watering restrictions in your area, please check with your city management.


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Written by JUDITH BENSON   
Monday, 05 January 2015
May 13, 2014
City of Longwood Chambers
Meeting called to order by Chair, Judith Benson, at 6:12 PM
Conducted Pledge of Allegiance
Roll: Board attendees - Judith Benson, Scott Sturgill, Randy Garrett, H. Alexander Duncan
 Absent - Ariel Gaussart
Approval of Agenda: Duncan motioned for approval, Garrett 2nd the motion, all in favor.
Approval of March 2014 Meeting Minutes: Duncan motioned, Sturgill 2nd the motion, all in favor.
No volunteers, guests or interns present.
David Millard was present and provided an update of his activity within Seminole's District, lessened due
to temporary responsibilities within Tampa Field Office – 32 hours completed @ Turkey Creek Preserve,
Yarborough Ranch and Rick Batchelor’s application. David has continued working towards holding a
seminar for small farms and ranchers focusing on the business aspect of farming. He will forward an
email with information from Matt Lollar @ IFAS Extension - Seminole.
ACTION: Judith has forwarded
agricultural parcels from Property Appraiser, David will send out cover letter & bulletin pertinent to the
event. Sponsors are needed for coffee and lunch - Sunniland, Ewing, other suppliers?
Treasurer's Report - Sturgill presented minimal account activity and current balances - SSWCD $338.94,
Conserve All Ways - $259.07
No Secretary's or Vice Chair Report
Chair Report – Benson: Update on Sean Law vs Longwood –Longwood pursuing possible property lien
due to Mr. Law’s inability to come into compliance and unusual statements regarding insects and their
Amendment 1 will be on November’s ballot – watch for environmental groups promoting this
during upcoming months.
Summer Intern possibility through Seminole County program. Website
updates with minutes and agendas posted on still underway by Benson.
and post contests will be held by local SWCD with possibility available to elevate participants to state
level through AFCD. Cash prizes awarded in several age categories – we need to get into SCPS and
private schools now in order to participate.
ACTION: Garrett stated he would contact Amy Lockhart as a
point of contact and provide information to Chair for interaction during of SSWCD for 2014-15 school
Supervisor Reports/Comments: Supervisor Duncan is trying to extend the reach of SSWCD in the
community and mentioned interest in federal properties such as the airport, Amtrack station – How can
SSWCD be of assistance here?
No further discussion was held.
New Business: No agenda items, Open discussion ensued – no ACTION items determined
Old Business: Duncan advised Angela Singleton @ Seminole County Resource Management says to
partner with Seminole County Environmental Services for grant opportunities.
Next meeting: June 17 @ 6 PM
Meeting adjourned at 7:43 PM
Last Updated ( Monday, 05 January 2015 )
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