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St. Pete opens first LEED certified fire station listen

09/06/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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St. Petersburg officials opened their third green building this morning near Lake Maggiore. The latest project built using Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, certification principles is a St. Pete’s fire station. It achieved green building classification by using energy efficiency progr...

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St. Pete Budget Hearing

09/18/09 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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After months of wrangling, the St. Petersburg City Council approved its 2010 budget yesterday. The slim budget was met with praise, but not everyone was happy.

After nearly two hours of listening to public comments and ironing out a few remaining details, the St. Petersburg City Council passed its 2010 budget 7-1. It was the last budget over which outgoing Mayor Rick Baker presided, and also one of the tightest, as the mayor noted.

Council members and a handful of commenters commended ...

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