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Important News

No SICTA meeting on September 13!  We are meeting on the 20th instead (see next item).
[updated 9/6] SICTA Public & Board Meeting -- the public is encouraged to attend all SICTA meetings! Saturday, September 20, SIC Library, 48th and Central.  Guest speaker: Mayor Leonard Desiderio.  This postcard will be mailed to all members shortly.  Interested in getting more involved with SICTA?  We would love to chat with you!  Please send an e-mail to
[added 9/8]  Town Watch / Town Pride September newsletter posted!  See the Town Watch Town Pride page.
[updated 9/6] Help the Townsends Inlet Civic Center!  As you may know, the City now levies taxes on the TI Civic Center.  In order to pay taxes and pay for ongoing repairs and maintenance, the volunteers who keep the Center open are holding two fundraisers.  The cornerstone of the new fundraiser is a gift basket that includes a handmade wooden Lifeguard Boat replica.  For details, see the TICC page.  Note: if you ordered a gift basket and haven't yet received it, no worries -- they're working on it (and didn't cash your check).  The baskets are labor intensive to make, and there is a backlog.  That backlog is also affecting the cashing of South End Neighborhood Association checks.
Neat little FEMA tool to easily check your Base Flood Elevation!  FEMA Region II BFE Address Lookup Tool

Recent SICTA News & Research, Municipal Documents, Noteworthy Newspaper Articles

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We'll be adding some new stuff here soon!  See the archive for many years worth of interesting stuff.

FEMA flood maps and your flood insurance rates!  There is a big storm coming -- and it's very likely going to cause major structural damage to your wallet.  Please visit our FEMA page for complete details.

SIC Facilities discussions!  See the City's 12/10/12 E-Newsletter and 12/8/12 Powerpoint presentation (in .PDF format) for background.  A public workshop meeting was held on December 15, and the topic will also be discussed at the Council meeting on December 27. Tax implications!

City's summary of the outside alcohol ordinance workshop!  Council held a workshop on September 25 to discuss making the outside alcohol rules implemented in February permanent, as well as parking issues.  Their summary.

George Marinari, Jr., passed on July 25.  George's family, SIC, and SICTA's Board of Directors suffered a great loss.  RIP, George.  Obituary.  [Webmaster's note: my fondest memories of George include the times he made me laugh during a boring/contentious/boring-and-contentious meeting.  The only time he wasn't smiling is when he was slipping in a dry "one-liner" bit of humor.]

March 2012 SICTA Newsletter

Archived news and SICTA research