LNA Movie Night

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

Posted In: Announcements, Council News, General News

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 […]

LNA July Newsletter

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LNA May Newsletter

Kick-Off: LNA @ Dog Rose Every 3rd Monday of the Month!

Posted In: General News

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 Spring Picnic a Success !

Posted In: General News, Nelmar Terrace

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 […]

N C sends letter about Vacation Rentals to Florida Legislature

Posted In: Council News, General News

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 […]

Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Applications due March 1

Posted In: Council News, General News

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.

Posted In: Council News, General News

“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

Posted In: Council News, General News

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

Posted In: Council News, General News

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 […]