The Apalachicola Planning and Zoning Board will hold a public workshop on Monday, July 1 at 6 pm at the Community Center to discuss proposed changes to the food truck ordinance that would expand the duration of use from 3 days to six days a week.
The public is invited to attend.
The staff of Senator Marco Rubio will be in Apalachicola Tuesday, June 25 from 10am-Noon to meet with constituents. Senator Rubio's mobile office will at the Apalachicola Margaret Key Library, 80 12th Street, Apalachicola. For more information, call the Capital Area Regional Office at (850) 599-9100.
Hurricane season started June 1st.
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NOTICE: The Splash Pad located at the Mayor Van W. Johnson Sr Recreation & Community Service Complex (190 14th Street. Apalachicola, FL 32320) is temporarily closed until further notice due to an equipment malfunction. We apologize for the inconvenience.
What is the City doing to lower TTHM’s in the drinking water:
1. Closely monitoring chlorine levels.
2. Exercising valves in order to eliminate dead ends.
3. Installed a mixer and stripper in the Ground Storage Tank at the water plant.
4. Performing routine maintenance flushing within the distribution system.
5. Installing automatic flushers at the end of water lines.
6. Applied for a USDA Water and Wastewater Grant to install a Granulated Active Carbon water filtration system.
“The City cares about the quality of your drinking water and through a combination of these actions is having success in lowering the levels of TTHM’s in Apalachicola’s drinking water. While further work is needed, the Quarterly Testing Results show that the City is headed in the right direction,” says City Manager Ron Nalley. Click here for an overview of TTHMs. Click here for the latest TTHM test results.
Apalachicola Proposes Legislative Initiative
The Apalachicola Environmental Stewardship Bill is a 2019 state legislative initiative by the City of Apalachicola to establish funding for some of the City's most pressings needs: infrastructure improvements to wastewater, drinking water, and stormwater systems and water quality protection. You can read the bill here.
The 2019 Hurricane Season is almost upon us. Stay up-to-date through the Franklin County Emergency Management Department with important information regarding including alerts, programs and evacuations. resources. Click here to learn more.