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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


October 28, 2014 - City of Longwood Chambers 6:00 PM

1. Call meeting to order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll call

4. Approval of agenda

5. Approval of August 2014 meeting minutes (no quorum at September meeting) 

6. Introduction of volunteers and guests. Remarks, if requested

7. David Millard of NRCS - discuss copy of new agreement between NRCS and SSWCD

8. Pat Cilley Southward of Seminole League of Womens Voters - Amendment 1 Presentation

9. Vice-Chair report - H A Duncan - TBA

10. Treasurer's report - Scott Sturgill - TBA - Benson has documents from financial institution, name change and new checks

11. Secretary's report - Gaussart - TBA

12. Public Relations report - Garrett - TBA


  • 13. Chair's report - Judith Benson -


September 5 Farm Seminar - NRCS and Extension Office

Office or storage space within Seminole County facilities - Barbara Hughes brought my request to her supervisor, Joe Abel, which was denied. Recommended contacting Tim Marcopulos is Division Manager of Facilities Management

E-Waste including 3 non-working printers to be recycled on Sept 18 by Seminole County Solid Waste @ 419 Transfer Station

NRCS agreement historical documents - agreement not located as of yet, 1997 records includes Articles of Incorporation of East Central Florida RC&D

Seminole County DRC attendance

14. Supervisor's reports/discussions - TBA

15. Old business

Letter to Supervisor Gaussart with attachments and tentative reply

Fundraising activity update for 2015 Poster Contest

Chili Cook-Off, Longwood Leisure Services - SSWCD did not enter event due to limited participation/availability of supervisors

16. New business: Open discussion

Benson - 2015 meeting dates (see below)

Benson - Files and storage must be relocated, volunteer location or paid storage 

Benson - Request to recycle outdated printed materials, sell martini glasses (used by previous board for fundraising), sell (or donate) conference table and chairs

Extension office upcoming activities - 5th Annual Garden Expo on November 1st

17. Announcements and open comments: TBA

18. Next meeting - November 18, 2014

19. Adjourn



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