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Pinellas County, Seminole Will Split Cost of Lake Seminole Alum Treatment

Pinellas County and the city of Seminole are sharing costs for operations and maintenance at Lake Seminole's alum treatment facilities.

County commissioners unanimously approved a 20-year interlocal agreement with the city Aug. 23. The agreement expires Sept. 30, 2031.

The agreement specifies how much each pays for the long-term operation and maintenance of facilities currently in use as well as those not yet complete.

Ultimately, the cost will be split between Pinellas County, 48 percent; city of Largo, 37 percent; city of Seminole, 13 percent; and the Florida Department of Transportation, 2 percent.