EDITORIAL: Corazon Theater & a Lesson in Zoning

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A meeting was hosted Thursday evening at the old Corazon Theater at 36 Granada by Mr. Jay McGarvey to make a presentation for opening a neighborhood coffee house, bakery and restaurant that locals could walk to and socialize. It was well attended, but many people got caught up with what the building would end up looking like, a description of […]

San Sebastian Harbor PUD postponed until April 26 City Commission Meeting

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Following up on the previous article about the San Sebastian PUD. On Monday, January 25  The San Sebastian Inland Harbor PUD (Planned Unit Development) was bought before the City Commission as a new ordinance (Ordinance 2021-04) with new terms and modifications for the PUD.  Because there were so many modifications  and too many unanswered questions, the CIty Commission voted 5-0 […]

The San Sebastian Inland Harbor Project

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The Neighborhood Council of St. Augustine notes that the San Sebastian Inland Harbor PUD will be a major project with a big long term impact on the western entrance to the Historic City, which is something all residents use, regardless of where they live.   Our neighborhoods are what make St. Augustine a living city, and not just a tourist […]

Sebastian Inland Harbor PUD on the PZB Agenda, Tuesday, 1/05/21 @ 2PM

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The Sebastian Inland Harbor PUD is back on the PZB agenda Tuesday, January 5th @ 2PM. It has been 13 years since the 2007 PUD was approved, and in that time, many things have changed, which is why it is important that the City get this PUD absolutely right. Our Neighborhood Associations are working together to ensure this development benefits […]

“Putting Down Roots” – a 3 Part Series on St. Augustine’s Neighborhoods & National Register Historic Districts

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Since the early settlement of St. Augustine, people have been putting down roots and creating neighborhoods. St. Augustine has seven that are unique and have such historical significance that they have been listed as National Register Historic Districts. These old neighborhoods continue to be vibrant places to live and make St Augustine not just a tourist destination but a livable […]

N C Collecting Feedback for the City’s Short Term Rental Committee

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Short Term Rentals, also known as  Vacation Rentals, have been a big concern for most of the Neighborhood Associations.  The Neighborhood Council is collecting feedback in the attached Survey, which will be forwarded to Melinda Rakoncay, the Council President, who has been chosen by the City Commission to sit on the newly formed Short Term Rental (STR) Committee of 7 […]