Sunday, July 14, 2013

What's New In Clewiston - New Building Picking Up

Clewiston Giving Award, Commission And Library Changing Schedules, New Homes Coming
CLEWISTON, FL. -- The City is taking nominations for the annual Outstanding Community Service Award. If you know of a worthy candidate, please stop by City Hall and pick up a nomination form. The  deadline for submission is August 5.

The City Commission voted to return to the one meeting and one workshop schedule for the Commission meetings. The City Commission meets on the third Monday of each month starting at 5:00 p.m., with workshops on the Thursday preceding the meeting date starting at 5:00 p.m.

The City has an opening on the Planning and Zoning Board. If you are interested in serving on this board, please pick up an application packet at City Hall. They are also seeking a volunteer member for the Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board. Please call Marilyn McCorvey at 983-1484 for more information or to ask about an application packet.

Code Enforcement has opened five (5) new cases, including overgrowth (2); illegal construction (2); and property maintenance (1). Seven (7) cases were found in compliance and closed.

The construction plans for Dollar Tree have been reviewed and approved. The permit will be issued once they have chosen a contractor. They hope to break ground by the end of this month and finish by mid-January.

Brian Sullivan Contracting, Inc. has submitted plans for six (6) new single family homes in the Orchard Park S/D. There will be two (2) models that have 4 bedrooms and 2 baths and the other four (4) have 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Construction has begun on the underground plumbing for all six sites.

Library Director Barrett reports the Library is updating its collection. Most of the old VHS tapes are being replaced by new DVDs. Please come in and see what’s new and remember that the opening hours of the library will be changed as of August 6, 2013. The late days will be Mondays and Thursdays, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. EBooks are here. Call your library for access information.

Florida’s Hall of Fame Artist Original Highwayman Al Black will be in the library on July 29, 2013 with his painting exhibit.

-from the City Manager's Office

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