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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 6, 2004
CONTACT: Teresa Monson, (904) 730-6258

District Offices Closed, Governing Board Meeting Canceled Budget Hearing to be Held Tuesday by Teleconference

PALATKA, Fla., Sept. 6, 2004 - The St. Johns River Water Management District will remain closed tomorrow, Sept. 7, due to the impacts of Hurricane Frances.

The Districtís headquarters in Palatka, service centers in Altamonte Springs, Jacksonville and Palm Bay, and the Sunnyhill field office, are closed. Please contact the service centers for information on their reopening.

The regular meeting of the Districtís Governing Board on Tuesday also has been canceled. Time-sensitive contracts, permits and other issues will be addressed by District Executive Director Kirby Green under his emergency authority. Persons interested in specific Board agenda items should contact the Districtís Executive Office for an itemís status. District headquarters may be reached by calling (800) 451-7106 or (386) 329-4500.

The Board will hold its first public hearing on the fiscal year 2004-2005 District budget at 5:05 p.m. tomorrow as scheduled. Board members may participate by teleconference from the service centers or by phone. Members of the media and the public are invited to observe the meeting at District headquarters, 4049 Reid St., Palatka.

For interested members of the public who are unable to attend the first public hearing on the budget, the final budget hearing will be held Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Districtís headquarters in Palatka. Members of the public are invited to attend and comment.

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Last updated: July 08, 2005

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