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This site is dedicated to providing news and information for the Broadwater Community in Saint Petersburg, Florida and its residents.
Don’t You Wish You Had All the Facts?
On November 4 Broadwater residents will have an opportunity to vote on a ballot initiative to increase the sales tax to finance improvements to the Pinellas County transportation system. There is much rhetoric by both supporters and opposition of this ballot proposal and the campaigns are now in full song . . . How should you vote?
Supporters believe improved transportation is critical for businesses to attract and retain workers, particularly as the workforce becomes younger. The opposition believe this initiative will unduly increase taxes and force people to pay for a public service they will never use. Join your neighbors at the Broadwater Civic Association General Meeting September 11 and hear representatives from both groups make their case. YOU will have the opportunity to get your questions answered so YOU will have all the facts.
On September 28th the City of St. Petersburg took part in Carefest. Carefest is a national event dedicated to organizing volunteers for a variety of projects designed to improve the quality of life for neighborhoods and individuals in need. Ten Broadwater volunteers staffed the registration tent at Lake Vista Park and efficiently checked-in volunteer groups out to their projects helping St. Petersburg win the Compassion Cup once again. Thanks to Rick Janka, Paul & Lee Krueger, Charlie Phillips, Mary Lisan, Evelyn Hill, Dick Collins, Mike & Junia Milvain, and Tom Ando for taking the time to care. Broadwater intends to participate in this event every year and we encourage everyone to get involved and be Bee Caretagious!
St. Petersburg College Info
St. Petersburg College Center for Safety Innovation has many educational seminars open to the general public. SPC is located at 3200 34th St. S. For more information go to http://cpsi.spcollege.edu/index.htm
Thanks to all who participated in the Broadwater Boat Parade on December 7th. The boats were awesome and the enthusiasm on the shore was outstanding! Thanks to Thom & Becky for hosting the pre-party, Tony & Daisy for hosting the Awards Party, and John & Sue for organizing this great event!
View the pictures and video of the 2013 Boat Parade.
11th Annual Broadwater Holiday Party
Over 200 folks attended this event on December 13th. It was another great party thanks to Evelyn Hill and her wonderful volunteers Dana Ando, Paula Briggs, Cheryl Cook, Edie Creter, Linda & Dana Farden, Joy Fechko, Rhonda Fuller, Chuck Goes, Kris & Bruce Holtman, Vicki Linkovich, Mary & Marty Lisan, Kristen Mory, Ray Ockuly, Mike Pezze, Sheila Ramsdel, Maria Roesner, Roger Sheahen, Margaret Stone and Mike Zito.
We also wish to thank The Impacs, Greg Dent, who graciously supplied us with the 360 Vodkaand Tarantula Tequila, Sean Nyitray (beer man), The Staff of The Magnuson Resort, Tosti’s, Home Depot 22nd Ave. North and our raffle prize donors: Kissin Cuzzins Restaurant, Smith & Associates - Lee Krueger, Richard Aaron, Outback Steakhouse 4th St., Flamingo Resort and The Magnuson Resort. Special Thanks to all of you who attended and generously donated $701.00 (including Greg Day donating his 50/50 winnings!) to our National Guard Families.
With the match from Broadwater and the 50/50 raffle proceeds, we were able to donate $1618.00!
Family Halloween Costume Party
Bewitched Broadwater Second Annual Family Halloween Costume Party...click to see the video and find out more.more
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The Island Reporter
City Codes Department
City of St. Petersburg Official Info
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
Emergency Hurricane Info
Trash Pick-up Holiday Schedule
Curb Side Recycling Holiday Schedule
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Are you a Race Car or a Jalopy? What are your tires like?
For the final article in this car-themed series, I am focusing attention on your tires and wheels. As you know, a car cannot function properly without good tires with an appropriate amount of tread to match the desired performance. If the tires are not correct for the conditions, or the tread is worn, the tires and wheels become imbalanced. Bad tires can also lead to major and immediate damage.
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