Tuesday,October 11 is the deadline to register for the November 8 Election

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October Timely Topic

"Clean Energy and Lagoon Restoration"

Why vote NO in November on Amendment 1 and YES on the Brevard Indian River Lagoon Referendum.

Speakers are:

  • Susan Glickman, Florida Director of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy which is also known as SACE Action Fund will speak about NO on Amendment 1.
  • Melissa Martin, President of the Indian River Lagoon Council will speak about the Indian River Lagoon Referendum.

When: Friday, October 7th at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Suntree Country Club at 1 Country Club Drive, Melbourne, FL 32940

Menu: London Broil, Strawberry Salmon, or Pasta Primavera

Seasonal Vegetables and Beverage included.

Cost: $22.00

Reservations: to Doreen Archer at 321-622-4071 or darcher14@cfl.rr.com by Friday, September 30th with name, phone number and choice of entrée. Pay at the door with cash or check.

Public is invited.

Candidate Forums Scheduled with Cooperating Partners

Tuesday, October 11th - Political Forum in Satellite Beach at Satellite Beach City Hall at 565 Cassia Blvd. Time - 7 p.m.

Thursday, October 13th - House District 53, County Commission District 3, and Senate District 14 with Florida Today, Space Coast League of Cities and Eastern Florida State College at EFSC Melbourne Campus from 7-9 p.m. This will be televised.

Thursday, October 20th - School Board run off candidates from Districts 3 and 4 and County Commission District 1 with Florida Today, Space Coast League of Cities and Eastern Florida State College at EFSC Cocoa Campus from 7-9 p.m. This will be televised.

73% of Florida Voters cast yes ballots for Amendment 4 on August 30th.

The future of clean energy is brighter for the sunshine state.

Subject to action by the Florida Legislature, Amendment 4 removes the tangible property tax and ad valorem real estate taxes on solar energy systems.

Florida League President Pam Goodman's interview with Matt Reed, Florida Today's Opinions Editor

Matt Reed Interview with Pamela Goodman

Florida Solar United Neighborhood

The League of Women Voters Florida and Community Power Network, a DC based solar non-profit network, have joined forces to create FL SUN. The goal of FL SUN is to expand access to solar by educating Floridians about the benefits of distributed solar energy, helping them organize group solar installations, and strengthen Florida's solar policies and its community of solar supporters.

Reservations: Reply by Saturday, September 17th with menu choice to Doreen Archer at 321-622-4071, darcher14@cfl.rr.com or doreenarcher1@gmail.com

2016 Recycling Awards to Brevard County Schools

1st Place Awards to: Tropical Elementary and Southwest Middle

Honorable Mention to: Roy Allen Elementary and Stone Magnet Middle

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