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The City of St. Augustine remains committed to providing accessibility to all and provides for handicapped accessible parking in the city. For a map of accessible parking locations, Click Here To notify the city regarding accessibility concerns contact: Will Franke, Building Official, Phn: 904.825.1065, Fax: 904.209.4335, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or Todd Grant, Public Works Deputy Director, Phn: 904.825.1040, Fax: 904.209.4286, Email: email@example.com. You may also write either of these contacts at City of St. Augustine, P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, FL 32085-0210.
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The City of St. Augustine remains committed to providing clean and safe drinking water. For the previous year's sampling results please click here. To notify the city regarding water treatment concerns contact: Patrick Timoney, Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, Phn: 904.825.1044, Fax: 904.823-2280, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or email@example.com, or write the City of St. Augustine, P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, FL 32085-0210.
St. Augustine, as the nation’s oldest city, is a community of great heritage. With emphasis on tourism as its main economic driving force, the city enjoys a superior residential quality of life enhanced by a unique architectural history and an ambiance which is preserved to attract the arts, culture and a flourishing downtown business sector, St. Augustine is surrounded by thriving modern communities which recognize the importance of the historic downtown to overall economic vitality.
This is the vision statement resulting from the city’s 1995 community-wide St. Augustine Vision Planning Project, an effort involving over 200 members of the community, meeting in 10 topic driven committees over months to develop a blueprint for what they defined as a vision for St. Augustine’s future.
In the fall of 2013, the city commission launched a new visioning initiative called Visioning 2014 & Beyond. To learn more about the project, follow the links below.
Town hall provides opportunity for community's input on
Visioning 2014 & Beyond's work thus far
Nearly a hundred members of the community turned out for a town hall on Monday, November 17 to review and offer input on the work completed thus far by the steering committee for Visioning 2014 & Beyond, the city's visioning initiative.
After brief introductions, visioning facilitator Herb Marlowe divided the attendees into four groups each with two members of the steering committee leading a review and discussion centered on the most recent draft of the strategic positioning statement, a compilation of the work of the committee. To read the document used during the meeting, click here.
Steering committee members carefully noted the feedback received from the town hall's participants, which included residents from across the city, business owners from a variety of commercial segments, and members of the city commission, both current and ones newly elected.
Based on the input received, the steering committee will review a revised strategic positioning statement at its next meeting. That revised statement will be available for review by the public prior to the committee's meeting* which is set for Monday, December 15 at 3:30pm in. The meeting is open to the public.
Note that while Visioning 2014 & Beyond’s two town hall meetings were held at the Willie Galimore Center so as to accommodate a larger number of participants in a facility with more flexibility, the steering committee meetings are held in The Alcazar Room, City Hall, 75 King St. which makes them available for live or on-demand viewing at www.CoSATV.
Steering Committee meeting*
Monday, December 15, 3:30pm
The Alcazar Room, City Hall, 75 King St.
* Members of the Visioning 2014 and Beyond Steering Committee present may include members also serving on the Parking and Traffic Committee the City of St. Augustine. Members serving on both the Parking and Traffic Committee and the Visioning 2014 and Beyond Steering Committee are anticipated to be in attendance and may participate in the proceedings of the committee to discuss issues regarding parking, traffic, transit, multi-modal facilities and transportation.
Also, note that one or more members of the St. Augustine City Commission or its appointed boards or committees may attend these meetings and participate, however they may not engage in discussion or debate amongst themselves on any issue that will likely come before their respective elected or appointed body.
Roster of the Visioning 2014 & Beyond Steering Committee.
The original 1995 St. Augustine Vision Planning Project report and the subsequent progress updates from 1996 and 1998.
A collection of over 20 vision and strategic plans, most focused on St. Augustine, dating back over 50 year as well as agenda and minutes from the current visioning initiative.
Visioning 2014 & Beyond activity updates, like the one at the top of this page, are archived for reference and information.
To receive regular updates on the visioning initiative, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to be placed on the update roster.
The St. Augustine Record, in addition to offering regular coverage of the activities of Visioning 2014 & Beyond, has now gone the extra step by creating a page on its web side dedicated to the city's visioning initiative. The page is at www.StAugustine.com/Visioning.