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News Update for 9/18/19
Hundreds of customers woke up without water in Avon Park this morning. A 12″ water main break left most of the City of Charm – and surrounding areas dry. Avon Park City Manager David Flowers says crews are working to get the problem remedied. So fat, what caused the break. The customers on the system Read More The post News Update for 9/18/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.
News Update for 9/17/19
Highlands County commissioners took another step today in building the government-run fire service here. They approved taking out a $5.5 million dollar note. That money is slated to be used for building fire stations, purchasing vehicles and equipment. In other action, the commission will look at a $147,000 contract with Casey Hartt to run the Read More The post News Update for 9/17/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.
News Update for 9/13/19
It was a contentious Avon Park city council meeting last night with allegations, name-calling and finger-pointing. The purpose of the special meeting was to work on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Among other things, the council voted to re-instate the fire assessment with a 40-percent increase. That will allow them to hire two Read More The post News Update for 9/13/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.
News Update for 9/12/19
Monday night Avon Park city council members gave tentative approval to a budget and a millage rate for the upcoming fiscal year, but it’s far from over. After more than two hours of wrangling, the council decided to hold a special meeting to work on it some more. That will be tonight at 6:00. Among Read More The post News Update for 9/12/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.
News Update for 9/11/19
Marijuana dispensaries soon may be coming to Avon Park. City council members there have given the go-ahead to provisions that will allow pot dispensaries in the City of Charm. They will be treated much the same as pharmacies, however, there will be setback requirements from schools and some restrictions on the hours of operations. Avon Read More The post News Update for 9/11/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.