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Volume 16, Number 53               December 18, 2014

Joye Gasser

     It is with deep regret that I report on the passing of Joye Gasser.  Joye had the unique talent of poring through county records in Tampa to determine the actual boundaries of many properties in Sun City Center and spotting errors and omissions resulting from incomplete or careless survey work by developers here. 


    Joye Gasser was a Director of the Sun City Center Community Association from January 1999 to November 2000.  The picture at right shows CA President Walt Cawein presenting an award to Joye for her Leadership of the “UPEG” organization of HOA & POA Unit Presidents in 2000. 

     While in office as a CA Director, Joye was responsible for overseeing the introduction of the computer system for the CA office for tracking residents and other administrative activities.  She promoted the introduction of a telephone system for making CA messages available to the residents starting in 1999.

     No services are planned.

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Volume 16, Number 52               December 10, 2014



Community Association announces
Staff Changes

    In a surprise email this afternoon, the CA issued the following statement:

        “It is with great sadness that we announce the resignation of Kelly Emerson effective December 30, 2014. We wish him all the best in the world as he and his wife Amy change direction and pursue new career paths.

           With that said, we would like to announce Michael Chute has been promoted to Community Association Head Supervisor and will fulfill Kelly's position, but with a few changes.

           Sam Soria will remain South Campus Maintenance Assistant Supervisor and take on additional duties to support Michael and assume a back-up role for the South Campus.

           Ryan Cronin will be promoted to Central Campus Maintenance Assistant Supervisor/Room Setup Coordinator and take on additional duties to support Michael and assume a back-up role for the Central Campus.

           Our hope is to make this a smooth, seamless transition effective January 1, 2015. Thank you all in advance for your support and cooperation.”


              Kelly Emerson and Ryan Cronin                          Michael Chute and Sam Soria


         Kelly and his wife Amy will be moving to a community just south of Nashville, Tennessee where Amy will be involved with medical systems, and Kelly will be in charge of maintenance at a large assisted living facility.

         Editor’s note.  Everyone will miss Kelly around here. He knows everything about our facilities and, to the best of my knowledge, has never had a bad day here.  We have recently begun to work with both Ryan and Sam and it would be hard to find two more pleasant, competent and eager-to-please fellows.  Their new boss, Michael, is nothing less than the best of his kind.  This is a sad day in town, but we can see great brightness ahead.

Parking Lot

     The parking lot in front of the CA Office, library and Security Patrol office should be completed by the end of this week complete with new curbing and striping - but wait.  The striping paint will be very fresh and, on Saturday this coming weekend, the big golf cart parade will be starting at 10 am from that area, so access to the lot will be very limited, and it would be best to wait until Monday, December 15 before even thinking about driving on any of it. 

Other Construction

     The final work on the four new buildings on our Central Campus should be complete by the end of the year (3 weeks from now!!)  Before anyone can move into the new quarters the Certificates of Occupancy must be issued by the county.  Those won’t come in until after the holiday season, we learned today at the regular monthly CA Board Meeting.

SCC Library Closing

Elaine Birkinshaw, Library Administrator, reports that our library will be closed beginning Monday, December 15 for a week.  We hope to reopen on Monday the 22nd if all goes according to plan.  They will be transferring our electrical service to a new panel during that time and we will literally be "powerless".  ;-)

Kids coming for Christmas?

  The Model Railroad Club will be holding an Open House in its club house on Saturday, December 27 from 9 am to noon.  Kids get to run trains, are awarded Junior Engineer Certificates, learn all about train safety.  There will be some guides around the Atrium Building to help you find the club house that morning.

Kids Toys for Christmas

     My name is Allan Klein and I'm a member of the SCC Leathernecks. We are helping out the sheriff’s department raise Christmas gifts for families not able to buy gifts for their children. I have an e-mail with all the details that I would like to send to the residents here.  My home phone is 813-633-0965, e-mail at alleykscc99@gmail.com.

And, in Closing,

  • At the end of November, we had 10,679 residents in Sun City Center.
  • Interesting to learn that, of the 5,171 ballots filed by CA Members for our recent vote, 3,191 were completed using the newspaper insert in the November edition of The News of Sun City Center. 1,609 people voted in person last Tuesday and Wednesday, and 371 sent in absentee ballots.

/John Bowker

 


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Volume 16, Number 51              December 8, 2014


2015 CA Officers Chosen

     Shortly after the results of the vote were certified last week, the nine members of the “new” Community Association Board met to elect their officers for 2015.  David Floyd was elected as Board President, Sam Sudman will continue as Board Vice President, Neil Rothfeld will continue as Board Treasurer, and Joe Elam who just joined the Board was elected as the new Corporate Secretary.
     I spoke with David Floyd shortly after. He said “my
focus for 2015 will be to improve communications among the Board members and with the Association's membership. We need to encourage the members to bring forth ideas and suggestions to improve our community.  Long range planning is important and the planning must address the desires of the membership."

Just in Time

     For Christmas, that is. And now that we are in the month of December, it’s time to plan your holiday book shopping at the Used Book Sale to be held on Saturday, December 20, 10am to 1pm at the SouthShore Regional Library on 19th Avenue (driving directions on request). They take over the large Jim Duffy meeting room and, as in years past, put out table after table of donated books in good condition separated around the room in all imaginable categories.
     My wife and I have done a significant part of our Christmas giving to each other at these sales each year (because we pretty much have everything else we need already).  

Community Hall Refurbishing

     We learned this week that the long-anticipated renovations/refurbishing of Community Hall (1910 South Pebble Beach) will take place starting in early May and it is expected to keep that building closed and locked right through the summer, well into August probably.
    No, they are not going to convert it into a theater.  It appears they will be replacing the flooring throughout most of the building and with that and painting and all the updating that is to be expected after 5 or 6 years, I can understand how they need 3 or 4 months to get it all done. 

And, in Closing,

  • The proposed traffic light on 674 at the El Rancho/Stoneham Drive intersection is still on the books.  Looks like there won’t be any visible activity until close to mid-year in 2015.
  • Dennys restaurant is closed – will reopen by December 19 after a thorough re-furbishing inside.  (One source said the booths will all be removed.)
  • For golf cart drivers;  sunrise now is about 7:10 am, and sunset is 5:30 or so. Do not drive your golf cart before sunrise or after sunset.

John Bowker


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Volume 16, Number 50               December 4, 2014

Election Results

         Shelba Fields, president of the Election Committee, recruited more than two dozen volunteers to count the ballots on Wednesday afternoon and evening. By midnight Wednesday night, they had counted the over 5,000 ballot sheets filed by CA members. The Committee was able to tabulate all the numbers by 12:20 am.  Shelba then announced:

  • The three Community Association Board of  Director candidates with the most votes were Ed Feder, Richard Angerosa and Joe Elam..  Those three will begin 3-year terms of office starting January 7, 2015. 
  • The reduction in Community Association membership dues was approved 4215 to 794.  The annual dues in 2015 will therefore be reduced from the present $275 to $270 per person. 
  • The building of a new theater was not approved.  The vote in favor was 1141 while those opposed to building a new theater totaled 3874. The financing question was also defeated with 4037 voting against it while 881 voted in favor. 

     Please note that, in all, there were over 15,000 ballots to be counted by the Election Committee tonight since each of the three questions had to be counted separately and then re-counted and tabulated.  The dedication of those volunteers, some of whom started opening ballots at 1 pm on Wednesday and then separating them into the three counting categories, was remarkable.  Can you imagine sitting there for over 11 hours looking at little marks on the ballots, copying them onto tabulating sheets and then passing them on to a second team to perform exactly the same task?  They are all due our great thanks.

/John Bowker


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Volume 16, Number 48                                    November 27, 2014


Your Property Tax Bill

     If you can, you should pay your property tax bill tomorrow or Saturday to get the 4% reduction in tax available to you for payments no later than November 30.
     This year, the deadline falls on a Sunday so I would recommend you put your payments in the mail by Saturday (the PO closes at noon on Saturday), and you may want to get your envelope hand date stamped by the desk clerk.
      Yes, I know some property owners here had not received their tax bills by yesterday.  You can pay your tax bill online using a credit card by going to https://hillsborough.county-taxes.com/public. Once at this site you should insert your address and your record will come right up. You can even print your bill out, put it in an envelope and take it to the post office tomorrow or Saturday (the PO closes at noon on Saturday!).  I also suggest that you go inside and have the desk clerk hand stamp it with the date so there will be no question about your having filed it prior to December 1.

Disposing of Unused Medications
Operation Medicine Cabinet Thursday December 4

     Our Community Resource Deputy Jason Castillo has announced that you can drop off expired or unused medications simply by driving to the front entrance of our Community Hall (1910 South Pebble Beach Blvd) next Thursday between 9 am and 12 noon.  You should have any liquids in a sealed container and I know they expect you to simply roll down your car window, hand them a regular plastic bag tied so nothing will drop out, and leave.  They do not ask you for ID or ask any questions.  (Once they asked my ZIP Code, but that seemed ok)
     Their motive is to keep those drugs out of the waste water system because the treatment systems do not remove medications before water is recycled.
     Needles?  Make sure they are well enclosed (or broken off and wrapped) so the officer can’t possibly be punctured when handling your bag of prescription or over-the-counter medications.  Information:  813-684-1972.

Nature Trail Anniversary
Saturday, December 6, 10 am

     The Friends of the SCC Nature Trails will be celebrating the First Birthday of the trail just off West Del Webb Blvd. The group’s president, Michael Raff, tells me that he will give a guided tour of the Nature Trails that morning. Total walking distance is less than one mile and the trail is in excellent shape having just been mowed by the Community Association staff.
     Access to the Nature Trail is the grassy area adjacent to the house at 1622 Del Webb Blvd West.  Space for golf cart parking is just inside the wooded trail property; automobiles should park along Seton Hall or Vincennes Drive curbs.  

Veterans Resource Fair
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

     In order to help Tampa Bay veterans and their families better understand the benefits and services available to them, state and county officials are bringing together federal, state, local, and community organizations. The event will be held at Terminal 6, Port Tampa Bay, 1101 Channelside Drive in Tampa.
     Veterans can receive assistance in areas such as health care, education, financial services, benefits, housing, legal services, county services, from representatives of
James A. Haley Veterans Hospital (including Mobile Outreach Clinic), Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Florida Department of Veteran Affairs, Hillsborough County’s Veterans Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, USAA, Hillsborough County Bar Association, University of South Florida Veterans Services and the Crisis Center – Veterans Outreach Division
     Information:  Michelle Van Dyke, (813) 272-5305

Saturdays in December

December 6:  7:00 am to 12 noon:  $5.00 Breakfast for everyone in the Florida Room of the Atrium Building on the Central Campus.  The parking lot now gives access to that building from its Cherry Hills Drive entrance so it is easy to get to your pancakes, sausage, eggs, toast, coffee and juice. You don’t need any reservation – just show up with an appetite!
     That same Saturday morning, plan to take a leisurely stroll past our many club rooms in the buildings around that campus just to see what they are doing these days.  It is a perfect time to get information from any club member to help you decide to join that club. 

December 13:  10:00 am.  Golf Cart Parade that will begin at the old North Lakes Course clubhouse (just beyond our two new buildings on the new parking lot along North Pebble Beach Blvd).  There are big prizes this year, thanks to Minto Communities, and all the awards (21 of them!) will handed out at the finish of the parade in a ceremony at the Bandstand on Cherry Hills Drive.
     And from 11 am to 2:30 pm, you will want to attend “
Winterfest”, sponsored by Minto Communities, with food, fun, even a pet contest!, and some holiday shopping.  It will be held right there in the Rollins Theater patio area.

 

And, in Closing,

  • Sunrise this week will hover around 7 am; sunset at about 5:35 pm.  You cannot legally operate your golf cart before sunrise or after sunset.
  • I was glad to see the county cleaned up the intersection of Cherry Hills Drive and North Pebble Beach Blvd yesterday.  True, as you come out of Cherry Hills there is a sharp drop to the old Pebble Beach road surface, but everything they did there took just one day.  That’s a new norm I wish they would establish.
  • Speaking of the big breakfast coming up on December 6th, if you have volunteered to help with that event, please try to come a day early, Friday December 5th, to help get things set up – (Please be there at 1 pm on Friday so everything will be ready for the breakfast the next morning).
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 /John Bowker


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Volume 16, Number 47              November 19, 2014 

One of Our Own Honored

     Jim Duffy received community attention yesterday at a Room Dedication Ceremony SouthShore Regional Library on 19th Avenue.  The Community Room was “renamed and dedicated in honor of James W. Duffy for his long and productive service to the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System, and the Friends of the Library at the SouthShore Regional Library.”  The next time you visit that library, be sure to stop in the Book Sale Room that Jim started as soon as the library was opened years ago, and you should admire all the youth and adult programs sponsored by the Friends of the Library that are paid for by sales of those donated books.

     This is a perfect time to visit that library; there is a lovely display of fiber art that includes art quilts, bobbin lace, hand made paper and more.  Seven of the artists are from Sun City Center and Kings Point: Barbara Angemi, Delores Lines, Sue Skolnick, Connie Castro, Mary McLaughlin, Mary Chabot and Jan Ring.  The show is free and runs through the month of December. (Thanks, Dorothy!)  And be sure to see the special glass display case of carvings by Mark Vietzke, and another display depicting the history of Sun City Center

New Computer Virus

     At his monthly briefing this week, Community Resource Deputy Jason Castillo mentioned reports coming to his attention about a new and dangerous virus that can pretty much destroy your home computer or other Internet device.  It comes to you as a message from FedEx, UPS or even the USPS advising that they have been unable to deliver a package to you.  To get this package, they tell you to printout the attached papers with instructions about what to do with it.
     DO NOT print out the attachment because it is loaded with a virus. In fact, you should delete the message without copying or forwarding it to anyone .. because such actions can give the virus access to the very heart of your computer and can make it inoperable.  (Thanks Jason and Uta)

Phone Call “from the IRS”

      Another scam has been mentioned by my readers and highlighted by Deputy Castillo’s report this month.  In shortest form, a phone call comes to you pointing out that you have repeatedly ignored requests from the IRS for unpaid taxes, often of very small amounts.  But they want you to settle up right now before legal action is taken within a few days.  
     It doesn’t sound quite right to you, but for such a small amount you give the caller your debit card number or even your credit card information.  In a matter of minutes, your debit card account can be totally cleaned and large amounts can be charged to your credit card.  A caller saying he is from a bank or other financial institution might try this.  Just hang up.  It is a scam.  
     Agencies of these types do not use the telephone to solicit such payments.

Sun City Center Presents:

      A Military Salute to The Military Family Support Trust (MFST). A Variety Show of Shows will be held at The Community Hall, 1910 South Pebble Beach Blvd., this Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $10 - on sale at the Community Hall today and Friday from 9am-noon, and they will be available at the door.
     The Show will open with an Honor Guard.  Eighty-five  members of the community will perform in the show to include Robert Winslow-Pianist, Bill Barker-MC & entertainer; Al Spatola, Mary Merrill, Troy Coman, several Dance Groups, with a guest appearance by the talented, award winning Youth of the Buckshot Cloggers.

     ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE SHOW GO TO THE 'MILITARY FAMILY SUPPORT TRUST'. 

     The Military Family Support Trust provides much needed support to our Veterans and their Families including: Guide Dogs for sight-impaired Veterans; job training for our returning Female Veterans; Scholarships to children of Veterans; Operation Helping Hand, and many more.   

And, in Closing,

  • Last week at a community meeting I promised to have all the questions that had been submitted to the 9 candidates typed up and ready for distribution.  In fact, I did that and each of the candidates has now received the list.  If you want to see the two pages of questions that were not asked at the “Meet the Candidates Night” last Wednesday, let me know.
  • You should know that the place to go if you have lost anything around town is the Security Patrol office at 1005 North Pebble Beach Blvd.  Several days ago a pair of black Maui sunglasses were lost along with their brown Maui Jim case from a golf cart between Northway Drive and El Rancho Drive and the Caloosa Country Club.  As of this writing they haven’t been found.  If you know of their location, please let me know.
  • As of the end of October, there were 10,725 residents living in Sun City Center.
  • During October, the CA received 40 “transfer fees” from the closings on resale homes in town.  (Note that this is a “net” number since some fees are returned to the buyer if a house sale was part of a buy-sell transaction.)
  • We are all concerned about the misuse of golf carts by people who either do not know the traffic laws or who do not appear to care.  Among the issues are the times of day a golf cart can be driven on the county streets in town.  The law is very clear; we can only drive golf carts here between sunrise and sunset.  Just so you know, this week sunrise occurs within a few minutes of 6:50 a.m. and sunset occurs within a few minutes of 5:35 p.m.  The fact that your cart has headlights makes no difference.  These rules also apply to Kings Point streets.
  • As construction nears completion on the Central Campus it may be very tempting to see what the inside of those buildings looks like, and yes, the gates are open for long stretches so the workers can get stuff in and out.  But please, do not enter the construction areas for any reason. 

 John Bowker


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Volume 16, Number 46               November 14, 2014 

The Good News

     The SCC Library will re-open on Monday, November 17 at 9:00 a.m.  We know it will be closed at least once more for transfer of electrical service to a new panel and they will let us know when as soon as they have a firm date.  Meanwhile, no fines will be charged on items that are overdue. Elaine Birkinshaw, our library administrator, asked me to thank you for your patience as the changes take place.

The Bad News

      Starting Monday the 17th, the parking lot along North Pebble Beach Blvd from Cherry Hills Drive, past the Security Patrol, CA Office Building and the Library will be closed for an estimated 2 to 3 weeks.  Entrance to those buildings will be through their back doors, facing the shuffleboard and lawn bowling courts. 
     The front edge of that whole parking lot needs to be changed in accordance with county standards.  In addition, the plan is to make that lot accessible from both directions when it reopens.  The exact plans have not been made public yet.

Community Cooperation

      A community wide non-denominational Thanksgiving service will be held on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 7:00 PM. The service will be held at Beth Israel Jewish Congregation at 1115 Del Webb Blvd East at 7:00 PM. The service is sponsored by St Andrew Presbyterian Church, United Community Church and Beth Israel Congregation.
     A collection will be taken to support the Wimauma food pantry. Please put this occasion on your calendar and plan to attend, to demonstrate our community's commitment to interfaith activities.  Information:  633-3338.

 Golf Cart Parade
More Details by the Day!

      This just gets better and better.  You already know about the 21 prizes that will be awarded for the decorated golf carts that take part in the parade on Saturday, December 13.  But now the committee, headed by Dave Birkett, has announced that the judging of the carts will take place as they are lined up near the clubhouse on the old North Lakes Golf Course before the parade starts.  The winning carts will then parade on the assigned parade route with a large red bow on their front.  That won’t tell you (or them) who took top honors or any other prize, but at least we will know who is in the running by looking for the red bow.  
     If you have a golf cart you want to enter, be sure to submit your registration form at the CA Office by December 10.  Should be a totally fun day!

Wimauma Trash Collection Site

      I have had many requests to repeat what I gave you a couple of months ago about the trash “dump” in Wimauma.  They have collected and disposed of many tons of debris and garbage there, so they are extending the program into the spring.
     The Wimauma collection site at 16180 West Lake Drive will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays:  Nov. 22, Dec. 20, Jan. 17, Feb. 21, and March 21. Residents may dispose of items at no charge by showing valid identification such as a Florida Driver’s License, Florida Vehicle Registration, or a utility bill.
     The following items may be placed in the dumpsters: furniture, junk, trash, debris, metal, electronics, and tires (limit 5 per residence)
     Items that will not be accepted for disposal: commercial trash and debris, tree debris, commercial vehicle tires, hazardous chemicals
     Information, call Hillsborough County Code Enforcement at (813) 274-6600.

 And, in closing,
  • If you have ever thought about writing a book and maybe even getting it published, you will want to attend a free seminar at the South Shore Regional Library tomorrow, Saturday November 15 at 10:30; coffee and doughnuts!  Interactive. Fun. Publishing, writing, the whole bit.  (Thanks, Penny!)
  • A Reader writes: Just passing along a somewhat funny bit of advice. Wires are not the only thing to be concerned about when pruning time comes around. I carelessly left a bit of my garden hose draped inside one of my bushes. You guessed it--it got pruned as well.  (Thanks, Lee!)
  • It looks like we may be getting a new golf cart entrance to the Kings Crossing shopping plaza from East Del Webb Blvd.  It is a bit north of the dangerous plaza entryway at Rickenbacker Drive and will have a macadam surface that brings you up onto the plaza area right beside the Publix store.  Keep an eye out for it -- I expect we will have the story of how it came to be in the next monthly edition of the NEWS of Sun city Center.
  • Have you received a phone call from the IRS advising you to call a number because you may be guilty of tax fraud?  Don’t worry about it.  The IRS will not notify you of anything by telephone.  It is a scam.  You might do a neighbor a favor by alerting them to this, particularly a neighbor who is not using a computer and would not otherwise receive this warning.

 /John Bowker


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Volume 16, Number 45               November 8, 2014

Busy Week Ahead

Tuesday:  Veterans Day.  Sun City Center military veterans organizations are hosting a ceremony in Community Hall at 1910 South Pebble Beach Blvd. The public is invited; they ask that you be seated by 9:45 AM.

Wednesday:  Meet the Candidates in Community Hall starting at 7 PM. The nine candidates for the CA Board of Directors will speak and answer questions. You should submit questions in writing as you arrive or during the program.  Doors open at 6:30 PM.  All CA Members are urged to attend.

Thursday:  Coffee & Conversation.  9 AM in Florida Room.  The topic will be the proposed Theater.  CA members are invited.

Veterans Day Closings
Tuesday, November 11

     CA offices will be open as usual.  Administrative offices of County government, all county libraries, recreation centers, Head Start/Early Head Start centers, senior centers and nutrition sites will be closed.  
     A limited number of animal safety and enforcement officers will be on duty at the Pet Resource Center for emergencies only at (813) 744-5660.

Golf Cart Parade
Saturday, December 13

     More details are emerging about this annual event.  I have told you about the $6,000 in prize money being donated by the Minto Communities people but I should have mentioned that 21 prizes will be awarded so lots of people will win! 
     They will announce winners at the bandstand on Cherry Hills Drive immediately following the parade and then everyone can walk on over to “WinterFest” for more fun, food and entertainment.
     So now is the time to plan your golf cart decorations and to pick up a registration form at the CA office or at either Kings Point clubhouse.
     Information:  Dave Birkett; his new email address: davesccsic@gmail.com

December 6 Breakfast

     Help is still needed to make the breakfast possible.  If you can spare a little time that morning to help in the kitchen, serving line or clearing the tables, please write to:  jsudman@tampabay.rr.com.  We would hate to cancel it for lack of help.
     The work sessions are 6-9 AM or 9-noon that morning.  Thanks!
   
  John Bowker

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Volume 16, Number 44               November 6, 2014

New Water Pipe to be Installed

     Hillsborough County will be installing 26,000 feet of 4 and 6 inch PVC pipe in Sun City Center in 2015.  This is due to new county standards for the spacing of hydrants. 173 new hydrants will be installed here and in the Villages of Cypress Creek in the next development to our west.
     The only areas of our community to be affected lie north of SR-674.  The work will start in January; this will involve marking many properties to indicate where there are existing pipes to be avoided.  The actual laying of new pipe will start shortly after and continue through the year with an expected finish in November. After that, testing and decontamination of the new pipes will take another 2-3 months. The old pipes will remain in place filled with sand or capped off.
 
    The new pipes will be located 3 feet below the ground surface and will be installed using a “horizontal trenching” technique to minimize the disturbance to the surface around peoples’ homes.  At each house, there will be a connection made from the new pipe to the water meter.  They will advise home owners “a couple of days in advance” before they come to disturb your property.  The house water will have to be cut off briefly for the installation.  They assure that any driveway blockage would be finished within one day. 
     Below is a map of Sun City Center showing where each of the new hydrants will be installed; you better know your way around town because the streets are not named on the county map.  Each little green dot is a new hydrant.


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Parking Lot Opens
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
     The main parking lot at the Atrium Building is "Half Open" as of this morning!
      Entry is from Cherry Hills Drive next to the Information Center and Maintenance Building on North Course Lane.  You can park from there all the way to the main portico entrance of the Atrium Building.  The entrance to the parking lot from North Pebble Beach is still closed.
     Parking next to the kitchen of the Florida Room, the Armstrong, Heritage, Computer Lab and the Horizon Rooms, is now back to normal.    
     To reach the Fitness Center you can enter through the Atrium Buillding and then take the corridor past the Dance Studio into the Walking Pool area and, from there, directly into the Fitness Center.

/ John Bowker