Local News Briefs: Feb. 8 2023

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E-Waste collection event
The Winters Combined PTA is hosting a free e-waste collection event on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. on the corner of Grant and Railroad Avenues in the Mariani Nut parking lot. President Danielle Smith told the Express the Winters PTA partnered with Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps (SRCC) to recycle all of the collected e-waste.

They will accept monitors, televisions, desktop and notebook PCs, VCRs, stereo equipment, speakers, keyboards, mice, PDAs, digital cameras, telephones, cell phones, printers, copiers, laser and multifunction scanners and fax machines, small household appliances such as toasters, mixers, blenders and vacuum cleaners with the dust bag removed.

They will not accept: large household appliances (i.e. refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc.) furniture, microwaves, or hazardous household waste items including batteries, solar panels, car batteries, paint, pesticides, used oil, cleaning supplies, fluorescent light bulbs, water heaters, tires, etc.

Anyone with questions regarding this event should contact Winters PTA at winterspta@gmail.com.

Council goal-setting workshop
A Winters City Council goal-setting workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Feb 18, from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. in the large conference room, Abbey Street entrance at City Hall. The meeting is open to the public.

Councilmembers and City staff will discuss goals and priorities in an informal workshop setting. There will be opportunities for public comment to occur.

Last call for Winters FFA memories
The Express is celebrating National FFA Week (Feb 18–25) by sharing the community and alumni’s memories and photos from past Winters FFA experiences. The editorial team is accepting community photos and memory submissions for publication in an upcoming edition to celebrate Winters FFA. All memory and photo entries are due on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 11:59 p.m. to be considered for publication. The entries must be submitted online at https://bit.ly/3H5buvr.

March commission meetings
City Commission meetings will be held in person in March. Meetings will be held in the City Hall large conference room, at the Abbey Street entrance. The Planning Commission meetings will remain in the hybrid model at the Council Chamber.

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