Neighborhood Council to Sponsor City Commission Candidate Forum in October

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The Neighborhood Council of St. Augustine will present its 2022 City Commission Candidate Forum on Wednesday, October 19 at the Waterworks Building, 184 San Marco Avenue from 5:45 pm to 8:15 pm. The Forum is open to the public and there is no fee to attend, though seating is limited. The Forum will feature the four candidates who will be […]

Melinda Rakoncay, six year Neighborhood Council President, has stepped down to run for the City Commission

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After six years as President of the Neighborhood Council of St. Augustine, Melinda Rakoncay, in accordance with the Council’s bylaws, has resigned as President and Delegate to the Neighborhood Council to run for City Commissioner.   Melinda, a resident of the Nelmar Terrace neighborhood, was one of the founding members of the Council and has represented Nelmar Terrace since the […]

George Gardner Award given to Reuben Franklin

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  The Neighborhood Council of St. Augustine is happy to announce the creation of The George Gardner Award to honor the love George had for both the City of St Augustine and its residential neighborhoods.   While Mayor, it was his idea to create Neighborhood Associations to represent the various unique residential neighborhoods throughout St. Augustine.  These Neighborhood Associations would be […]

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 […]

Neighborhood Council’s Candidate Newsletter

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Read the attached Council NEWSLETTER to get information on voting, the City Commission Candidates, as well as their answers to important questions. Due to Covid-19, The Neighborhood Council of St. Augustine will NOT be holding a Commission Candidate Forum this year. However, we still feel it is important that residents be informed of where the candidates stand on issues, so […]

Neighborhood Council Summer Quarterly Meeting to be held via ZOOM on August 30

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Due to  Covid-19, the Neighborhood Council of St Augustine  Summer Quarterly Meeting will be held again via ZOOM this Sunday, August 30, at 3 pm.  A link to Zoom will be emailed to Delegates before the meeting.    We will discuss whether to hold the Candidate Forum for the upcoming City Commission election on November 3. Also under discussion will […]

Spring N C Quarterly Meeting to be held on ZOOM

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Due to the Covid -19 Shelter in Place order in March and April, the N C  April meeting was postponed until further notice.  Since our Vice President, Burry Gowen informed me that he could easily set up a Zoom link, the decision was made to go ahead and hold the Spring Quarterly Meeting via Zoom this Sunday, May 24, at […]