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THIS WEEK IN LARGO AUGUST 23, 2019
CONGRESSMAN CRIST MOBILE OFFICE HOURS
The Office of Congressman Charlie Crist will host mobile office hours at the Largo Library from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the following Thursdays this fall: September 5 th, October 3 rd, November 7 th and December 5 th.

These office hours offer Pinellas County residents who do not live close to Congressman Crist’s offices in Midtown, downtown St. Petersburg or Seminole a more convenient way to meet one-on-one with the Congressman’s caseworkers.

In order to meet with the Congressman’s caseworkers, residents can drop in on the designated day or make an appointment by calling Congressman Crist’s District office at (727) 318-6770.

Congressman Crist maintains a year-round office at 696 1 st Avenue North, Suite 203, in downtown St. Petersburg.

- Cheryl Coller Reed
Intergovernmental Relations Coordinator I 586-7452 I creed@largo.com
CONGRESSMAN CRIST TO HOST TOWN HALL
Congressman Charlie Crist will host a town hall at the Largo Community Center on September 7 th from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.

Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2016, Congressman Crist represents Florida’s 13 th Congressional District which spans from St. Petersburg to Clearwater and includes Largo. Previously, he served as Florida’s 44 th Governor, served two terms in the Florida Senate, as the state’s Education Commissioner as well as being elected to serve as Florida’s Attorney General.

In January, Congressman Crist was appointed to serve on the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Appropriations, an important committee on which the late, former U.S. Representative C.W. “Bill” Young also served for nearly 40 years. Crist also serves on the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Science, Space and Technology.

In order to effectively serve his constituents, Congressman Crist maintains a year-round office at 696 1 st Avenue North, Suite 203, in St. Petersburg. His office can be reached at (727) 318-6770.

- Cheryl Coller Reed
Intergovernmental Relations Coordinator I 727-586-7452 | creed@largo.com
FY 2019 THIRD QUARTER STRATEGIC REPORT
The FY 2019 Third Quarter Strategic Plan Report of Community of Choice Indicators is now available on the website. The html version has also been updated for those who want to look at specific measures. You can view this by clicking here.

- Matthew DiFiore
Management Analyst I 727-587-6740 | mdifiore@largo.com
IMPORTANT DRINKING WATER NOTICE FROM PINELLAS COUNTY
Effective September 23, Pinellas County will begin a routine system maintenance program to optimize water quality. The water treatment method is being temporarily changed from chloramine to chlorine disinfection. The switch to chlorine will be in effect from September 23 through October 12, 2019.

The water is perfectly safe to drink during this period, though you may notice a slight difference in the taste or odor of the water.

Users of kidney dialysis machines and owners of aquatic life should not be impacted, but should contact their respective service providers for more information.

Pinellas County UtilitiesI 727-464-4000 I pinellascounty.org/utilities
UPCOMING EVENTS
ROSERY ROAD PHASE 1 RECONSTRUCTION PUBLIC MEETING

The community is invited to a public meeting to learn more about the Rosery Road reconstruction project on August 29, 2019, at 6 pm at St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 1199 Highland Avenue (northwest corner of Rosery/Highland) in Largo. Construction of phase one of the project includes the Pinellas Trail to Missouri Avenue and is scheduled to begin September 3, 2019. Project information, including project duration and schedule, detours, what to expect, and ways to find updates and information during the project will be discussed.

City team members sought community feedback on design for the Rosery Road Phase One improvements including a June 2018 survey, November 2018 Open House, as well as email and other direct correspondence. Design included as much of that feedback as possible with features such as drainage improvements, water main improvements, landscaping enhancements, sidewalk improvements and more. To see an entire list of the proposed design features, please visit Largo.com/RoseryRoad.


- Barry Westmark
Senior Engineer I 587-6713 I bwestmar@largo.com
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