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Mayor Leslie Waters has a new title to add to her name — author.

She has released “Good Morning Mayor, What’s Up?” through self-publishing and print-on-demand company Xlibris Book Publishers. This primer on local government explains how city governments are formed, managed and governed.

The city of Seminole will be debt-free by September, auditor Peter Schatzel, a partner in the accounting firm Wells, Houser & Schatzel, P.A., told the city council at its April 23 meeting.

It was just four years ago that the Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole installed a display of 24 American flags in front of Seminole City Hall during the month of November.

Four years ago, when the Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole installed its first Field of Honor display at Seminole City Hall during the month of November, the club put only 24 American flags on display. Each flag was available for sponsorship by an individual, business or organization to honor a veteran. Uncertain of how the project would be received by the community, the group kept that initial number low.

“Those flags sold out pretty quickly,” said David Green, project chair.

After damages during Hurricane Irma, the City Council voted unanimously to replace four emergency generators at various city buildings during its Feb. 27 meeting.

When Hurricane Irma ravaged the Seminole area in September, the city’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), a group of citizens trained to aid in such extreme scenarios, organized quickly, helping Seminole Fire Rescue and city staff with everything from evacuating residents to post-storm efforts.