Come one, Come All. Santa & Mrs. Claus will lead the way with their horse drawn wagon as we sing and stroll the streets of Sunset Beach. Along the way we will be invited to join neighbors at designated Merriment Stops where we will enjoy treats & libations. The Holiday Stroll will begin at the Pavilion at 4pm. Bring your family, friends & pets and don your Holiday wear. After the stroll you are invited to join us at KaTiki for Smoked Wings, Smoked Pork, Egg Nog & Live Music by Holey Miss Moley. If you would like to volunteer to host a Merriment Stop please contact Eric Corson at email@example.com or Dawn Fader at Dawn@DawnFader.com. After the event, send your Holiday Stroll Photos to photos@SunsetBeachCivicAssociation.org.
Beach Clean Ups: Beach Clean Up Continues to meet the Second Saturday of every month at the Sunset Beach Pavilion at 9am and finishes approximately 12pm. Come for an hour or stay for 3 hrs. Plug the dates into your phones. Contact Steve Yost if you would like to volunteer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule for the rest of the year is as follows:
|December 14th||January 11th||February 8th|
|March 8th||April 12th||May 10th|
|June 14th||July 12th||August 8th|
On Christmas Eve, as the sun goes down the streets of Sunset Beach will sparkle with an extraordinary luminary display with over 2400 candles. This is a volunteer effort. We need your help to keep this tradition alive. The Following Streets are still available. If you can volunteer to place luminaries and light candles on one of the following streets please contact Dawn Fader at Dawn@DawnFader.com or 727-687-2522. Volunteering includes picking up the sand from designated sandpiles after Dec 16th, placing luminaries on the street on Christmas Eve day, lighting the candles at dusk on Christmas Eve and picking up bags the next morning.
- 79th Ave
- 79th Terrace
- 80th Ave.
- Harrell Ave.
- East Bay from Harrell to 87th
- West Gulf from Gulf Blvd to 90th Ave.
- West Gulf from 90th Ave to 87th Ave.
The sand will be delivered by the City on approximately December 16th. Get your sand early if possible to prevent moisture if it rains. There will be 3 sand piles this year. The North End Sand Pile will be across the street from Caddy’s at the South end of the Lion’s Club parking lot between Harrell and West Gulf. The Mid Island Sand Pile will be at approximately 85th and West Gulf Blvd. on the East Side of the road. The South End Sand Pile will be just North of Mansions by the Sea at the southernmost part of the Pavilion Parking lot on the West side of West Gulf Blvd.
***Luminary Pick Up Party All volunteers can Pick Up your Luminary Supplies on Thursday, December 19th anytime between 6pm and 8:30 pm at 8101 Bayshore Dr. As a Thank You for volunteering we will have treats & libations to share. Pick up your supplies and stay for the party!
I went to the meeting today.(December 4, 2013) There were only 3-4 of us in attendance. The project starts Monday, December 9th! It will be somewhat disruptive for all the folks who live on Bayshore (especially those between 77th and 79th). However, if the weather cooperates, the project will be completed in 6 months time (or sooner). The City Engineer emphatically noted that the project will help with storm water flooding/drainage in the area, but not tidal water flooding. He also noted that the contractor (Keystone) will be staging equipment and parking vehicles in the parking lot between 80th Avenue and 80th Terrace. Hence this parking lot will not be available to the public while the project is underway! Also, interesting to note, the portion of the pipe that will will be installed between Bayshore and the Pass will be 42″ in diameter and it will extend out into Blind Pass for 25′. The top of this pipe will be 3′ below the top of the seawall. Therefore, the pipe will almost always have some amount of seawater in it because there are no plans to try to seal off this pipe from saltwater “backflowing” into the pipe. Thus, it will be one more thing for the city to keep clean and clear. The City’s cost for this project is $450,000 and if I understood correctly, Swiftwater is kicking in an additional $450,000. The reason being is that this project includes the installation of a “baffle box” which will catch/trap sand, silt and trash and keep it from being dumped into the Pass (thus cleaning up the water that otherwise would dump unwanted stuff into the Pass/Gulf). The baffle box will also be one more thing for the City to clean and keep clear.
BOIL WATER NOTICE IN EFFECT
Pinellas County has issued a precautionary boil water notice for residents in the area after an upgrade of a pumping station in the area. The precautionary boil water notice will be in effect for a minimum of 48 hours or until satisfactory analytical results confirm that the water is safe to drink. www.pinellascounty.org/boilwater
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