May 7 City Council Brief: Community Clean Up Week a Success

May 8, 2019, Green Cove Springs, FL – Assistant City Manager Mike Null reported that Community Clean Up Week—which ran from April 22 to May 3—was a success for the City.

Null said that City Solid Waste and additional Public Works employees picked up a total of 41.11 tons of mixed trash and 6.85 tons of tires during that two-week period.

In other City Council business, Council Member Pam Lewis nominated Ronald Baker III to the Planning and Zoning Board to replace Robert Lewis, who recently submitted his Letter to Retire after serving the board for eight years. Her nomination was unanimously approved.

City Council also approved to reschedule the July City Council meetings to July 9 and July 23 and cancel the meeting on Dec. 17. This new schedule will be updated on the City website.

City Council also recognized several designated weeks in May with proclamations. They included National Safe Boating Week, presented to Coast Guard Auxiliary Dan Hess, Rick Preston, Kathy Fisk, Military Service Day, presented to Green Cove Springs VFW Post 1988 Junior Vice Commander Carmon Wulf, National Police Week, presented to Green Cove Springs Police Chief Derek Asdot and officers, and Public Service Week, which was presented to all present City employees.

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