Category Archives: Land Use

Inwood Terrace Riverfront

The dead-end of Inwood Terrace at the river has long been a hidden gem of waterfront access. There are old steps down to a retaining wall and an actual beach where waves lap on the shore. But of late, the … Continue reading

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Baptist M.D. Anderson

As everyone has heard by now, Baptist Hospital has entered into a partnership with M.D. Anderson to expand and enhance the care available to cancer patients in our region. What you may not know are the details of the location … Continue reading

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Southbank Public Parking

For the last several months I have been working with the Florida Department of Transportation, JTA, and the Mayor’s office to insure that upon completion of the Overland Bridge project, the right of way under the various bridge sections will … Continue reading

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The Broadstone River House

The City Council recently approved the PUD modification for the Broadstone River House, a 263 unit apartment project located on the former Crawdaddy’s site next to the Lexington Hotel. The developer is Alliance Residential and project has received architectural approval … Continue reading

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SOUTH SHORES FORCE MAIN RIVER CROSSING PROJECT

Project Overview & Background JEA is continuing in its efforts to invest in the critical pieces of our water, sewer, and electric system infrastructure. Our current project, the South Shores Force Main River Crossing, is in its final stages of … Continue reading

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San Marco Overlay- Riverfront lots only

I have introduced legislation that would modify the zoning overlay that governs what can be built on riverfront lots and where. This legislation will be considered by City Council in January and I have held a number of small group … Continue reading

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Faith United Methodist rezoning

Faith United Methodist, 4000 Spring Park Road, has applied for a PUD rezoning. The PUD confirms the grandfathered use for the existing school, church and addresses potential uses for the undeveloped parcel and existing residence to the north that are … Continue reading

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Old Granada PUD rezoning

The Old Granada PUD, 4578 San Jose Boulevard near the intersection of San Jose and Hendricks (the former martial arts studio) has applied for a PUD rezoning to increase the permissible uses of the existing building. The PUD contemplates that … Continue reading

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Hens are officially legal!

The Council recently approved legislation that allowed residential chicken-keeping in the City. The program requires those wishing to participate to attend training and obtain a permit. No roosters are allowed. The ordinance came at the end of a year-long pilot … Continue reading

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Southside Incinerator Update

You will recall that the cleanup of the former Southside Incinerator site has been required and funded for many years, but work had not commenced. The project is moving forward again, albeit slowly. The property is NOT the Southside Generating … Continue reading

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Colonial Manor Park and Duck Pond

On January 15, residents of the area were invited to a town meeting to discuss possible dredging on the Duck Pond and gather input on some suggested park improvements. Public Works explained the concept of dredging the lake to create … Continue reading

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Southside Incinerator February 2014 Update

The long awaited, and funded, ash remediation project off Clydo Road is finally inching forward.  While our Public Works folks did prepare an RFP to solicit bids for someone to design the remedial action plan, that bid has yet to … Continue reading

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