Regions: UK & Ireland Casino & games Topics: Casino & games Legal & compliance Sports betting 3rd June 2019 | By contenteditor Online gaming operator Mansion Group has secured a licence to begin offering its sports betting and casino gaming services in the Irish market.The licence will cover the MansionBet sportsbook, as well as the MansionCasino, Casino.com and Slots Heaven casino brands.Mansion Group has said it intends to follow up on the launch in Ireland by also rolling out its brands across various other markets in the coming year.“We recognise the size of the competition (in Ireland), but with over 15 years’ experience in the industry and strong brand recognition, I believe we have the knowledge, paired with an impressive product to succeed,” Mansion Group chief executive Karel Manasco said.The licence will has been secured weeks after Mansion extended its sponsorship deal with Premier League club AFC Bournemouth. Mansion has been serving as Bournemouth’s official shirt sponsor since the 2017-18 Premier League season, with its Asia-facing M88 brand appearing on shirts, adult replica jerseys and training wear. From the start of the 2019 season, its core Mansion brand will also be featured on the left sleeve of players’ shirts. Ireland, meanwhile, is in the process of overhauling its regulatory framework for gambling, with plans to introduce a new regime, and new regulatory authority, next year. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Tags: Online Gambling AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Online gaming operator Mansion Group has secured a licence to begin offering its MansionBet sportsbook in the Irish market. The licence will also cover its MansionCasino, Casino.com and Slots Heaven casino brands. Mansion Group lands Irish licence Email Address
Tantalizers PLC (TANTAL.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the half year.For more information about Tantalizers PLC (TANTAL.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Tantalizers PLC (TANTAL.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Tantalizers PLC (TANTAL.ng) 2013 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileTantalizers Plc is a fast food company in Nigeria with a network of quick-service restaurants and an outdoor catering businesses. The company produces a wide variety of quality products to eat in restaurants or for take-aways. This includes oven-baked pastries such as meat pies, chicken pies, Tanta rolls and beef rolls. Tantalizers Africana produces food with a rich indigenous culinary culture including African soups such as ogbono, egusi, efori-iro and edikaing-kong. Other dishes produced at Tantalizers Africana include porridge yam, pottage beans, ofada rice, plantain, stock fish, cowleg and moin-moin. Tantalizers Breakfast offers special breakfast deals ready as early as 7h30. Tantalizers Ice-cream is a range of mouth-watering soft-scoop ice-creams and hard ice-lollies. Tantalizers Bread is marketed under the Sunshine Bread brand. Tantalizers Cakes include a selection of cakes for celebrations which are customised on customer’s instructions. The company also produces an excellent choice of Chinese meals. Its catering division provides event catering services for private and corporate events as well as catering for industrial sites. Tantalizers Plc has 54 outlets located in the major towns and cities of Nigeria. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Tantalizers Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Image source: Getty Images. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Generating passive income from UK dividend stocks is a good investing goal. I aim to do this by holding a mix of different stocks that pay out dividends at different times of the year. If I had some additional free cash right now to add to my portfolio, here are two companies that I’d be interested in.A super supermarketJ Sainsbury (LSE:SBRY) is a ‘Big Four’ UK supermarket. As far as historical market share goes, it typically ranked as the second or third largest supermarket over the past few years. Tesco holds a strong leadership position around 27%, with Sainsbury’s and Asda vying for the next two spots on an average share around 15% each.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…As far as its position as a UK dividend stock goes, Sainsbury’s has a track record of paying out income. Over the past decade, the dividend yield has averaged around the 4.5% level. Currently the yield is 4.18%, above the FTSE 100 average.I think that the outlook for the company is strong, and should support the continuation of the dividend being paid. Underlying profit before tax for the 2020/21 fiscal year was down 39%. However, most of this drag was due to Covid-19-related costs, totalling around £485m. This was a lot, but mainly comprised one-off costs, so I’m not concerned for the future about this.Strong growth was seen in online orders, up 102%. As a result, this helped generate free cash flow of £784m, enabling the payment of the dividend.One risk with this UK dividend stock is its slim profit margins. Should key suppliers see higher costs due to Brexit or the pandemic, then Sainsbury’s could see its profitability under threat.UK dividend stock ahoyA second UK dividend stock I’d look to buy is Admiral Group (LSE:ADM). The insurance company has a strong presence in the UK, mainly focusing on the car and home insurance space.It ticks the box for a UK dividend stock as its policy aims to pay out 65% of profits to investors. This should allow the company to always pay some form of dividend, as long as it makes a profit. I think that profitability is not going to be an issue for Admiral going forward. The business model (of receiving insurance premiums) has been proven over time. Even during the global pandemic, financial performance wasn’t hampered. In fact, turnover modestly grew by 2% last year, with profit before tax up 21%.Naturally, with fewer people driving, claims were lower in 2020 which helped boost profits. So one risk here is that as we return to some kind of normality, Admiral could see costs increase as more insurance claims (and payouts) arise. I’m also not a huge fan of the personal loans side of the business, given the risks in this space. Overall, a dividend yield of 3.76% is healthy for a UK dividend stock, so I would look to buy Admiral on its merits. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. 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Featured Events Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Press Release Service [Anglican Communion News Service] The Primate of the Church in Wales, Archbishop John Davies, has spoken out to condemn a social media campaign set up to encourage attacks on Muslims. The #PunishAMuslim day is being promoted on Twitter and other social media platforms. And it is being spread by an anonymous letter-writing campaign. At the time of writing, the hashtag is a top-trending topic on Twitter, with more than 28,000 separate tweets containing the search string – mostly condemning the campaign. It has prompted security forces and police services to step up security around mosques in New York and other parts of the world.Read the entire article here. TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Submit an Event Listing Tags Rector Shreveport, LA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Belleville, IL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Knoxville, TN Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Featured Jobs & Calls Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Hopkinsville, KY Posted Apr 3, 2018 Submit a Job Listing Director of Music Morristown, NJ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Tampa, FL Curate Diocese of Nebraska Youth Minister Lorton, VA Anglican Communion, In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Bath, NC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Archbishop of Wales condemns ‘Punish a Muslim’ social media campaign The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Ecumenical & Interreligious Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Albany, NY Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Collierville, TN Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Smithfield, NC Submit a Press Release Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Martinsville, VA
Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGS2021Apopka AmphitheaterArtistsCity of ApopkaDatesDetailsentertainmenteventsFamily-FriendlyFreeMusicOutdoor ConcertSaturday Sounds Concert Series Previous articleDry weather trend continued in JanuaryNext articleTop Tips for Safe Truck Driving Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Photo by Freestocks on Unsplash February Schedule for Saturday Sounds Concert SeriesFebruary 13, 2021: Beautiful Bobby BlackmonFebruary 20, 2021: Cat Ridgeway & The Tourists BandFebruary 27, 2021: Robert Harris Smooth Jazz LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply From the City of ApopkaThe City of Apopka will be hosting a free, family-friendly concert this weekend, with special musical guest Beautiful Bobby Blackmon. The City began this series at the beginning of the new year, with concerts every weekend by artists such as Eugene Snowden, Are Friends Electric, the Tanner Keegan Band, Will N’ Ray, and Midnight Mayhem.The Saturday Sounds concert events are running every Saturday night from 5pm – 7pm, through May 29, 2021, held at the Apopka Amphitheater located at 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka 32712.Beautiful Bobby Blackmon – February 13Beautiful Bobby BlackmonBobby Blackmon is better known as Beautiful Bobby Blackmon & The B3 Band. This legendary talent has opened numerous shows for Blues icons BB King & Buddy Guy. The band is a contemporary soul blues band who can be seen touring throughout venues/festivals around the state of Florida and beyond. Currently Beautiful Bobby Blackmon has 4 CDs that can be heard on the radio or on various streaming services. Get ready for a high energy performance.Watch video on YouTube Please enter your comment! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Robert Harris Smooth Jazz – February 27Robert Harris Smooth JazzRobert Harris is one of the premier Jazz/ R&B groups in Florida. Harris can be seen at National Jazz Festivals and concerts, on the same bill as Jazz icons Mindi Abair, Richard Eilliot, The Rippingtons, Spyro Gyra. Harris has had great success with Jazz, charting hits on the radio around the country. He has enjoyed three national hits from his latest CD “Miami Sun.”Watch video on YouTube Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Cat Ridgeway & The Tourists Band – February 20Cat Ridgeway and The TouristsCat Ridgeway & The Tourists are a high energy band from Orlando, FL. Known for their fusion of rock, soul, funk and folk, they have played notable venues such as the main stage at Okeechobee Music and Arts Fest and the House of Blues in Orlando. Recently voted one of Orlando’s best rock acts. You don’t want to miss this!Watch video on YouTube. Please enter your name here Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate The Anatomy of Fear Picnic baskets and coolers are permitted and encouraged, though there will be a limited number of vendors available as well. Seating will be social distanced in both the Amphitheater and the lawn area. In the Amphitheater, every other row will be blocked off, with two seats between groups. The lawn area is divided into squares with red lines to indicate where seating is unavailable.For artist information and updates about this concert series visit the City of Apopka Events page. If you would like to be a vendor at one or more of the concerts, please contact Carolyn at [email protected] or 407-703-1784.
“COPY” Year: CopyHouses, Refurbishment•Neuchâtel, Switzerland Architects: frundgallina Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects 2013 Save this picture!© Milo Keller+ 12 Share House Refurbishment / frundgallinaSave this projectSaveHouse Refurbishment / frundgallina Year: Switzerland 2013 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/769534/house-refurbishment-frundgallina Clipboard House Refurbishment / frundgallina Photographs ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/769534/house-refurbishment-frundgallina Clipboard photographs: Milo KellerPhotographs: Milo KellerSave this picture!© Milo KellerRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareApavisaBetonSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Utopia LibraryHotel ApplicationsAccoyaAccoya® Wood at World Hotels Salinda ResortsText description provided by the architects. Once in the mid orchards, this old shed with very specific proportions has been in the 90′ fully integrated into the urban fabric of the city. Reorganized spatially in the respect to its structure, breakthrough new windows to enjoy fully of her situation, she relives today to the delight of a neighboring family.Save this picture!© Milo KellerAt the time when orchards and stone walls have sketched the landscape, the shed of little baker strolling his horse from downtown to the gardens was well isolated. Only surrounded by fruit trees, she displayed the classicism of its architecture. Since the grasslands have gave way to buildings that gradually have belted the “farm”.Save this picture!SectionAbandoned for years, a neighboring family was interested in its history with the desire to live there. A new entrance was created, accessible at the lower level, from the alley and not from the street. This simple change has generated all the others. A wide wooden staircase serves as a lobby. It brings the garden of the living room, unique and vast space where fleet a metal staircase, a lace. By borrowing, we discover the floor dictated by the white wooden structure. Antechambers and rooms succeed. The light penetrating through the new windows floods the interior. As depicted on the ancient walls, they fit close to the tree still present orchard, and in the distance, isolate part of Lake Neuchâtel.Save this picture!© Milo KellerProject gallerySee allShow lessUBM Housing / ID-EASelected ProjectsHidalga Residence / grupoarquitecturaSelected Projects Share Houses “COPY” CopyAbout this officefrundgallinaOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentNeuchâtelSwitzerlandPublished on July 03, 2015Cite: “House Refurbishment / frundgallina” 03 Jul 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Aguas Claras House / Alfredo Comandari CopyHouses•Zapallar, Chile Houses Chile ArchDaily “COPY” 2015 Aguas Claras House / Alfredo ComandariSave this projectSaveAguas Claras House / Alfredo Comandari Photographs Year: Architects: Alfredo Comandari Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Vicente García M.+ 24 Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/786086/aguas-claras-house-alfredo-comandari Clipboard Photographs: Vicente García M.Contracter:Leonardo LazoDecoration:Juan Pablo LarraínCollaborators:Estudio Paula GutiérrezCity:ZapallarCountry:ChileMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Vicente García M.Recommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System – LINEAWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedText description provided by the architects. Although the owners already had a house in nearby Lomas Blancas, they were looking for a place where they could build something more private and away from the public’s eye. After a while searching they found, near the locality of Cachagua, a sloped piece of land located in the midst of a eucalyptus forest. It possessed the perfect qualities to attain such intimacy.Save this picture!© Vicente García M.In this regard, after getting to know the place and request, the first intention was to separate the house’s different areas in a way that allowed us to maintain the intimacy of each space and to reduce the impact on the surrounding forest, locating the volumes in those places less occupied by the trees. Starting with this idea, a central volume was drawn, alongside two other diagonal volumes that prevent the view from directing to other properties. This way, the house looks simultaneously upon itself and the forest, integrating organically into the landscape, and maintaining a dialogue, through its own geometry, with its surroundings.Save this picture!© Vicente García M.The three volumes are separated by glass galleries that overlook exterior gardens; this way the different spaces can function both independently, as well as in interconnection. Each volume possesses its own character and autonomy. At the center we located a common space with an integrated living room, dining room, and kitchen, on one of the wings four bedrooms with two bathrooms and a sheltered terrace, and, on the other wing, the main bedroom with its own bathroom.Save this picture!© Vicente García M.Save this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Vicente García M.The entire house is facing north. Great floor-to-ceiling windows and slanted roofs seek the light, creating intimate and luminous interior spaces that open and focus on the natural environment. For this same reason, the decision was made to locate the deck and pool on the backside of the house, allowing the interior spaces to always face a natural landscape without an architectural intervention.Save this picture!SectionsThe exterior materiality is composed of a black and opaque micro-undulated steel sheet that enables the house to be hidden within the forest and grants it a more hermetic and industrial look. For the inside, warm materials with a subtly white-washed wood were used, creating cozy spaces. The pallet is, generally speaking, achromatic, with some primary colored elements; the exterior contour, on the other hand, is black in order to trace the house’s geometrical silhouette.Save this picture!© Vicente García M.Project gallerySee allShow less6 Community Architecture Projects in the Peruvian JungleArticlesMoleskine Recreates Game of Thrones Intro With Paper Architectural ModelsArchitecture News Share Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/786086/aguas-claras-house-alfredo-comandari Clipboard CopyAbout this officeAlfredo ComandariOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesZapallarChilePublished on April 24, 2016Cite: “Aguas Claras House / Alfredo Comandari” 24 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Education PUSD Making Two Plans for School Year District preparing for return to in-school instruction and continued distance learning By ANDY VITALICIO Published on Monday, May 11, 2020 | 3:57 pm Pasadena High School Bulldogs Admin team, Counselors and staff distributing cap and gowns Saturday. Also taking pictures of the graduates in their cap and gowns. Photo courtesy PHSThe Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is moving forward with plans for the new school year, which for students begins August 17, as modifications are being made to the current state Safer At Home orders, PUSD Superintendent Brian McDonald said Sunday.“Although we cannot determine what the public health conditions will be at that time, we are planning along two paths: the resumption of in-person instruction with protocols for physical distancing and safety, and the possibility of a resumption in distance learning with a continuum of learning alternatives for families,” McDonald said. “As plans develop, we are committed to making this a collaborative process. Our decisions will continue to be guided by the local health situation and made in conjunction with local public health authorities.”During the past weekend, PUSD’s high school seniors picked up their caps and gowns and took photographs in preparation for virtual graduations to celebrate the Class of 2020. Graduation ceremonies will be streamed online on June 24 to 26, PUSD announced.In a message to the PUSD community Sunday, McDonald said the school district will be closely monitoring Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement this week for the May revision of the state’s education budget.Earlier reports said public schools are projected to lose more than $18 billion in Proposition 98 state funding. McDonald said this means PUSD could lose more than $35 million in state funding for the 2020-2021 fiscal year alone. He said the school district will be required to implement severe cuts in funding unless mitigation steps are implemented, or changes are made quickly to the way that California public schools are funded.For the 2020-2021 school year, PUSD has opened the online registration process for TK-12 grade. Details can be accessed through www.pusd.us/Page/8213.To register kids for preschool, parents are advised to contact the Early Childhood Education Program through www.pusd.us/Page/7449 or by email [email protected] for more information.During the physical closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PUSD’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) continues to provide free breakfast and lunch for children 18 and younger at seven Grab & Go food centers weekdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The City of Pasadena is providing lunch for students and their families on weekends. For more information, visit www.pusd.us/domain/2663.Children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits as the COVID-19 emergency continues. These food benefits, called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits, help families in California buy food when schools are closed because of the coronavirus emergency. Families will get up to $365 per eligible child on their P-EBT card to use on food and groceries. Families with children who get CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits do not need to apply.Most families will get their P-EBT card from the State of California in the mail during the month of May. Families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals and who do not get their P-EBT card in the mail must apply online before June 30. The online application will launch around May 22, PUSD said.McDonald also announced PUSD is adopting new History/Social Studies instructional materials, including textbooks, technology-based materials, and other educational materials for use by kindergarten through fifth eight (K–5) students. Parents/guardians and members of the public are encouraged to review and provide input on the instructional material now being considered for adoption and use in PUSD’s K-5 History/Social Studies. 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Home Local News Council commissions transportation plan WhatsApp ECISD undergoing ‘equity audit’ By admin – May 22, 2018 Facebook Twitter Local News Council commissions transportation plan OC employee of the year always learning Pinterest The Odessa City Council unanimously approved commissioning a long-term transportation plan, reasoning that the $445,000 expense is worthwhile because the result should save money on costly transportation projects such as road maintenance and construction.The 4-0 vote Tuesday tasks the engineering firm Kimley-Horn with crafting a long-term transportation plan meant to guide future road work, including the city’s approach to road maintenance, identifying transportation needs and seeking state funds for major projects.“It’s a lot of money but in the big scope of the picture when you look at what you are trying to accomplish — Odessa is growing huge,” District 5 Councilman Mike Gardner said.The wide ranging study will include a review road upkeep, road conditions, traffic volumes and accidents, traffic signals, and how the city prioritizes and pitches road projects funded by other entities. District 3 Councilwoman Barbara Graff and Mayor David Turner were absent from the meeting.One resident, Dallas Kennedy, objected to the study during the Tuesday council meeting, saying the money could be better spent elsewhere and pointing to frequent work by the same engineering firm that the city has commissioned, including the University Boulevard widening project underway.Public Works Director Tom Kerr said the study would include valuable cost estimates, and enable staff to better “focus on what we do to try and maximize the dollars for the best effect.” Kerr said the study had not developed a long-term transportation plan in almost 20 years.“The fact is that Odessa is growing in different areas today than it was at that time,” Kerr said. “And so what the consultants do is they evaluate where we are seeing the growth, because that is where you are pressed to do your infrastructure.”City transportation officials also say the study will help in planning projects such as redeveloping downtown, where goals include greater pedestrian traffic and improved lighting. The city administration has already given the firm a smaller contract of $15,000 so the contractor could begin analyzing downtown parking before the school year ends and traffic in the area thins out.IN OTHER BUSINESS, THE CITY COUNCIL:>>Approved minutes from City Council meetings on May 8, May 10 and May 15.>>Authorized the city to apply for and spend a federal grant that would provide a partial payment for bullet proof vests.>>Authorized the Odessa Police Department to buy leather firearm carriers for more than $61,000, using donated funds.>>Approved awarding a more than $242,000 bid to Fab Tech Wastewater Solutions LLC for reconstruction of a wastewater clarifier at the Bob Derrington Water Reclamation Plant.>>Approved an update of the list of officials who can authorize the use of city funds, reflecting recent turnover.>>Approved the more than $114,000 purchase of a bucket truck.>>Opened a public hearing and approved for the first time a request by Shanti Thangam for original zoning of Retail-One on about one acre of vacant land to accommodate a jewelry store east of the intersection of the Highway 191 service road and Rocky Lane Road. City of Odessa crews demolish a residence on University Boulevard as one of the first steps toward widening of the street. 2021 SCHOOL HONORS: Permian High School Facebook Previous articleAmbulance called to motorcycle crash in northeast OdessaNext articleOC trustees approve resolution for solar firm tax break admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Slap Your Mama It’s So Delicious Southern Squash CasseroleUpside Down Blueberry Pie CheesecakeVirgin Coco MojitoPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay
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