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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: email@example.com; or Todd Grant, Public Works Deputy Director, Phn: 904.825.1040, Fax: 904.209.4286, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com; or firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
When the Visioning 2014 & Beyond steering committee meets on Monday May 4, it will consider some of the final touches on the work it has been committed to for over a year as it has worked diligently to develop a vision for the city's future.
The committee will spend part of the meeting reviewing the strategies aimed at supporting the identified goals of the vision. The four strategic goals, the accomplishments each are expected to produce, and what initial actions need to be taken have been the subject of long discussions among committee members who have routinely returned to their own neighborhoods and constituencies and gather feedback.
The vision statement developed by the committee reads:
St. Augustine will be a livable, authentic, waterfront city that builds upon its rich history and environment to enhance a distinctive community character founded on a healthy and vibrant economy, a diverse mix of people and experiences, and a valuing of its natural assets.
The four strategic goals, each with its own explanatory statement, are:
Maintain the quality of life for residents through a focus on ensuring City policies and resources enhance livability
Encourage and facilitate development and redevelopment in ways that are consistent with the look and feel of the various areas of the City.
Maintain St. Augustine as a small residential community while protecting its historic nature and scale, distinctive neighborhoods, and physical environment.
Secure the vitality and sustainability of St. Augustine for the future through policies and practices that support economic vitality, environmental assets and human and historic diversity.
The committee is working towards completing its work in May and presenting its final report to the City Commission in June.
All meetings of the Visioning 2014 & Beyond steering committee begin at 3:30pm in The Alcazar Room, City Hall, 75 King St, are open to the public, and are available for live and on-demand viewing at www.CoSATV.com.
Steering Committee meeting*
Monday, May 4, 3:30pm
The Alcazar Room, City Hall, 75 King St.
*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 email@example.com 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.