Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Applications due March 1

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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. […]

EDITORIAL: “Up-zoning” Threatens the Stability of Residential Neighborhoods.

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“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 […]

Comprehensive Plan Workshops to be held

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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 […]

Candidate Forum Not Held this Year

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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 […]