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 […]
Lincolnville residents have their own, special night to gather together every 3rd Monday of the month from 7:00pm-8:00pm at Dog Rose Brewing Co! Plan on dinner with your neighbors because Wingin’ It Food Truck is staying until 8PM for our Kick-off Monday, July 17th!!
Nelmar Terrace Neighborhood Association held their Annual Spring Picnic on a beautiful Saturday afternoon on April 6. As always, the Carr’s provided their big shady side lot for the location. This year people brought a wonderful assortment of homemade salads and desserts, and the association provided drinks, decorations, and paper goods. Bob & Jeanette Booth were able to borrow tables […]
At our April Quarterly Meeting, the Neighborhood Council voted to send a letter to our representatives in the Florida Legislature regarding House Bill 987 and Senate Bill 824, which was legislation that would take away any previous local control on short term vacation rentals. Because of zoning codes that had been put into law before Tallahassee passed laws restricting […]
A reminder that applications for the City’s Neighborhood Enhancement Grants are due March 1. Neighborhood Associations may request funds for a project they wish to undertake as a community project that will improve the quality of life in their neighborhood. Enhancements may be structural in nature, such as park benches or informational signage, or landscaping projects, such as shrubbery or trees. […]
“Up-zoning” is something that should concern all property owners living in residential neighborhoods. Up-zoning is the practice of rezoning property to a more intensive use than its present zoning. Since almost all of the residentially zoned neighborhoods inside the city limits of St. Augustine border on commercial or institutional zoned properties, there is always the threat that residential property […]
The City of St. Augustine is updating its Comprehensive Master Plan this year. They are holding a series of Workshops throughout the City for your input. The Comprehensive Plan is mandated by the State of Florida and is the basis on which our City Code lies. Things such as Zoning and Historic Preservation, as well as other codes must adhere […]
While the Neighborhood Council of St. Augustine’s City Commission Candidate Forum has always been an important part of the campaign season, it was decided that with 2 of the 3 City Commission races decided in the Primary on August 29, that there would not be the audience turnout for a single race between only two candidates. As many of you […]