Pursuant to the Decision on the distribution of funds from the Program for co-financing capital projects in the maritime domain in the Split-Dalmatia County (SDŽ) for 2019, today SDŽ County Prefect Blaženko Boban signed contracts worth 8,5 million kuna with the Mayor of Omis Ivo Tomasović, Deputy Mayor Trogir, Ruža Kovačević Bilić, Deputy Mayor of Kaštela Grgica Benutić and Mayor of Tučepi, Ante Čobrnić. “Poznato je kako naša Županija upravlja trećinom ukupnog pomorskog dobra Republike Hrvatske. Nije bilo lako odraditi sve pripremne radnje jer se financiraju samo projekti koji su dovedeni do građevinske dozvole, a projekti se sufinanciraju u omjeru pola SDŽ, pola jedinica lokalne samouprave. Na ovaj način zajednički s jedinicama lokalne samouprave mijenjamo ukupnu vizuru naših primorskih mjesta. Stoga, neka danas potpisani ugovori budu poticaj i drugim lokalnim zajednicama da se jave na ovakve županijske natječaje” said SDŽ prefect Blaženko Boban. Photo: Tucepi, Pixabay.com The city of Omis received 1,5 million kuna for the arrangement of the beach Brzet, the city of Trogir for the construction of the breakwater of the sports port Brigi Lokvice three million kuna, and the city of Kastela for the arrangement of the beach Glavica bay in Kastel Luksic 2 million kuna. The municipality of Tucepi also receives 2 million kuna for the arrangement of the coastal zone from the marina to Gospina potok, all with the aim of strengthening the competitiveness of Split-Dalmatia County through the development of coastal and marine infrastructure, and strengthening the tourist and economic resource base. Stipe Čogelja, pročelnik UO za pomorstvo i turizam istaknuo je kako je Županija već izradila sve bitne strateške dokumente vezane za upravljanje plažama, od Plana nosivosti kapaciteta u turizmu do Plana upravljanja plažama, te je najavio izradu Integralnog Plana upravljanja obalnim pojasom koji je predviđen europskim Direktivama i kojega do sada ima samo Šibensko-kninska županija. “Spremni smo za novu financijsku perspektivu EU od 2021. godine, kako bismo aplicirali za još više sredstava za održivo upravljanje obalnim pojasom” izjavio je Čogelja.
FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference’s parity in the 2019-20 season is on display as seven institutions are represented among the 10 Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Preseason All-Conference selections, the league announced Wednesday. * Automatic Selection, 2018-19 All-Conference Team Member Second Team School Pos. Class Hometown Central Arkansas and McNeese each earned two spots on the preseason all-conference second team. The Bears placed center Hayden Koval and point guard Deandre Jones on the squad, and the Cowboys were represented by seniors Roydell Brown and Sha’Markus Kennedy. Lamar guard/forward T.J. Atwood rounded out the second team. Hayden Koval Central Arkansas C Jr. Prosper, Texas Robinson averaged 12.7 points per game during his junior campaign and was one of the top shooters from beyond the arc, ranking sixth in the conference with a .367 mark in league contests. After the Privateers’ leading scorer Ezekiel Charles went down with an injury, Robinson’s per-game scoring jumped to 13.5 over the final 10 games of the regular season. Kai Mitchell* Sam Houston State F/C Sr. Haverstraw, N.Y. First Team School Pos. Class Hometown Ian DuBose* Houston Baptist G Jr. Durham, N.C. Sha’Markus Kennedy McNeese F Sr. Tuscaloosa, Ala. T.J. Atwood Lamar G/F Sr. Beaumont, Texas Bryson Robinson New Orleans G Sr. Mesquite, Texas The preseason teams were chosen by a poll of the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors. Voters were not allowed to select their institution’s players.2019-20 Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Preseason All-Conference Teams Deandre Jones Central Arkansas PG Jr. Boise, Idaho Payten Ricks Abilene Christian G Sr. Wichita, Kan. Roydell Brown McNeese G Sr. Lafayette, La. Stephen F. Austin’s Kevon Harris, Houston Baptist’s Ian DuBose and Sam Houston State’s Kai Mitchell are the only three returning all-conference players from 2018-19, earning automatic preseason first-team recognition. Harris, a senior guard/forward, was named to the All-Southland Second Team last season after leading the conference in scoring in league games (20.2 PPG). Joining Harris on last season’s second team was then-sophomore guard Ian DuBose, who averaged 16.9 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in Southland action. The league’s Newcomer of the Year in 2019, Mitchell ranked fourth in field-goal percentage (.566) and sixth in rebounds per game (7.1) to go with 13.4 points per game against Southland opponents. Kevon Harris* Stephen F. Austin G/F Sr. Ellenwood, Ga. Abilene Christian’s Payten Ricks and New Orleans’ Bryson Robinson were voted on to the first team. An All-Southland Conference Tournament honoree, Ricks averaged 15 points per game on .500 shooting across two games in Katy, helping the Wildcats to their first Southland Conference Tournament title and NCAA Tournament appearance.