Prescription drugs, hazardous waste to be collected in Groveland
The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 23 in the parking lot of the Groveland Police Department, 408 Orange St., Groveland.
The Lake County Solid Waste Division, in partnership with the city of Groveland’s Police Department, is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted medications and toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way – helping to prevent improper use by others – at an upcoming Prescription Drugs and Household Hazardous Waste Collection.
Residents will be able to dispose of waste products such as lawn and gardening materials, photo and swimming-pool chemicals, paint and related products, cleaning solutions, motor oil and used gas, batteries, fluorescent lamps, light bulbs and small propane tanks. The County’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit also will offer convenient disposal at a drive-thru service.
Materials such infectious waste, solvents, chemical-laboratory waste and radioactive waste are prohibited.
Council to Recognize Citizens, Businesses and Local Youths
Groveland City Council is asking for Business of the Quarter, Citizen of the Quarter and Accomplished Youth Award nominees. If you know of someone that you want to nominate please click on the links below to print out the associated form to be turned in to City Hall.
City Hall Open Fridays
In order to better serve the citizens and businesses of Groveland City Hall and all departments are now open on Fridays. The hours of operations will remain the same 7:00am-5:30pm.
State Representative Larry Metz Opens Groveland Office
You now have an easier way to speak to your state representative. The South Lake Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors helped officially open State Rep. Larry Metz’ new District 32 office, located at 193 Cherry Valley Trail in the Groveland Public Safety Annex. The Ambassadors were joined by the Chamber staff and numerous elected officials, including Groveland Mayor Jim Gearhart, Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks, Clermont City Council Member Tim Bates, School Board Member Rosanne Brandeburg and U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster. State Rep. Metz’s office may be reached at 352-989-9134.