Producing glass from virgin materials requires 30 percent more energy than producing it from crushed, used glass.
The energy saved from recycling one glass bottle will operate a 100-watt light bulb for four hours.
It takes approximately 1 million years for a glass bottle 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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Thursday, 04 September 2008

SSWCD Board Meeting Minutes

  • Opening of the meeting. Attendees were announced, Chairman Dorworth was not present due to sickness.
  • Approval of the Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  1. Minutes were approved with changes coming by email from Supervisor Barr and Brodeur
  1. Treasurers Report

<!--[if !supportLists]-->1.      <!--[endif]-->Motion to table the report. Motion passed 4-0

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2.      <!--[endif]-->Balance sheet tabled for classification


<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Motion to pay dues to the AFCD OF $250.00

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->AFCD offers dedicated funding and training, educational meetings.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Motion passes 4-0

3.   Revenue

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Get Annual Plan done

<!--[if !supportLists]-->1.      <!--[endif]-->Danny DeCiryan will be sending out the Annual Plan text only this week


<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Dave Millard from USDA and NRCS

<!--[if !supportLists]-->1.      <!--[endif]-->Works with NRCS and the SWCD statewide

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2.      <!--[endif]-->Deliver tech assistance – Works with private land owners

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3.      <!--[endif]-->Ranching operation

<!--[if !supportLists]-->4.      <!--[endif]-->Carrying Capacity

<!--[if !supportLists]-->5.      <!--[endif]-->Urban issues – Drainage and School Conservation programs

<!--[if !supportLists]-->6.      <!--[endif]-->Debris cleaning program

<!--[if !supportLists]-->7.      <!--[endif]-->DSR for Cities /Counties

<!--[if !supportLists]-->8.      <!--[endif]-->Equip Sharing program – BMP for cost share


<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Budget

<!--[if !supportLists]-->1.      <!--[endif]-->Seminole / Brevard county are the county that Dave tracks

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2.      <!--[endif]-->Provides assistance to SSWCD in the AG arena

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3.      <!--[endif]--> This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

<!--[if !supportLists]-->4.      <!--[endif]-->When doing Volunteer events get covered with the Earth Team. The Earth team will give you instant liability insurance


4.Upcoming Events

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->May 8th Seminole County Government hearing at 4:00. Water Conservation will be trying to get restrictions done on what days the homeowners can water the lawn.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->May 28th Sanford Memorial Day parade – Looking into an Outreach booth

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->May 10th Lake Howell High School speaking about Water Conservation with Debbie Meinert.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->May 12th AFCD Annual Meeting. Tour starts at 8am


<!--[if !supportLists]-->5.  <!--[endif]-->Other Business

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Phone Service

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Vonage a possibility at $49 a month but we still need to find a high speed internet server for that to work.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->6.  <!--[endif]-->Public Comment

There was no Public there to comment

7. Executive Director Report

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Several events covered with the County Staff

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Over 20 new volunteers signed up over the past month

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Spoke to Sabal Pointe Garden Club

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Spoke to Wekiva Garden Club

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->April 14th Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District hosted a trail / lake cleanup at Lake Jesup. Had a great turnout a total of 19 people came out to help clean up Lake Jesup. Big help from a leadership group at UCF as well.


8. Supervisors’ reports

      1. Bauer

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Wants to meet with Walt Griffin from the School Board and wants Jon Yapo to attend as well.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->From that meeting Bauer wants to schedule some cleanups


2. Barr


<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->New Company Keep Seminole Beautiful

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Keep Seminole Beautiful is designed to pick up projects

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->River Cleanup

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Milwee Butterfly Garden

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Sales Tax License

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Lake Amory – Jon to follow up as one our projects contact Tom George


3. DeCiryan


<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Attended Cleanup at Lake Jesup

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Attended Lake Jesup meeting

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Senator Constantine gets agencies to work together and plans to work with utilities

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Lake Jesup

<!--[if !supportLists]-->1.      <!--[endif]-->TMDL meeting

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2.      <!--[endif]-->Non Point Source

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3.      <!--[endif]-->Lake Howell drainage basin

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->May 2nd Cal No meeting

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->- County Administrators meet (Green Building organizations)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->May 3rd SJRWMD Meeting

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->May 17th –May 30th Vacation


4. Brodeur


<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Attended cleanup at lake Jessup boat ramp

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Gave speech at Seminole County Chamber of Commerce on Water Conservation

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->WMDS and AWS Meetings

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Drought Opportunities

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->SW Issues


<!--[if !supportLists]-->9.  <!--[endif]-->Future meetings

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->May 14th Monday SSWCD will hold a Lunch time Workshop to work on the Annual Plan from 12-2 pm

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Next Board meeting will be May 29, Tuesday, since the Monday, 28th, is Memorial day holiday

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 30 December 2008 )
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