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Board to meet on new student assignment plan

By Times Staff Writer
Published December 16, 2007


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COUNTYWIDE

The Pinellas County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the district administration building, 301 Fourth St. SW, Largo. This is a special meeting on the proposed new student assignment plan. There will be a discussion on the plan during a workshop at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

During the meeting, citizens can speak about any item on the agenda not involving a hearing on employee discipline by registering before the item is introduced. There is no public input at workshop sessions.

The workshop and special board meeting will be televised at 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, at midnight Friday and at 8 a.m. Saturday for one week after the Tuesday's meeting date.

All broadcasts are shown on WPDS-14, which appears on Knology Ch. 14 and Bright House Networks Ch. 614.

The workshop and special board meeting will be available live at www.wpds.tv. Click the "Watch WPDS Online" link on the bottom left of the page.

ST. PETERSBURG

City Fire and Rescue honors 2 paramedics

Two St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue employees were recognized as the city's paramedics of the year at Thursday's City Council meeting.

David Nasworthy, a 23-year veteran and a second-generation firefighter/paramedic, was honored with the Bert Smith award for treating "his patients like family."

David Kadau, a five-year veteran and former combat medic with the Florida National Guard, was honored for understanding "the importance of customer service," according to the department.

[Last modified December 15, 2007, 22:00:30]


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