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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.
Monday, August 18, 5:30pm
Willie Galimore Center
Members of the Visioning 2014 & Beyond steering committee met on August 4 to begin to sift through, analyze and categorize data collected from the nearly 500 submissions of last month’s community survey. (Click here to see survey results.)
Now the next step is for the committee to take its findings back to the community to check, to ensure, that it correctly heard what the community said. That next step takes place on Monday, August 18 at a Town Hall meeting* starting at 5:30pm at the Willie Galimore Center, 399 Riberia St. The public is encouraged to attend and participate.
“The purpose of the Town Hall is to ensure that the committee has confidence that it has heard the community correctly before beginning the detailed work of a vision plan,” said Herb Marlowe, Visioning 2014 & Beyond’s facilitator. “In this sense the Town Hall concludes this first phase of community listening which was intended to identify the hopes, desires, and concerns of residents.”
In many ways the Town Hall is critical to the visioning process for it is an opportunity for the community to offer clarifications and maybe course corrections for the elements identified thus far by the steering committee. For this reason, participation by the community is encouraged even for those who have not followed the process or who may not have participated in the community survey.
To see the agenda for Monday’s Town Hall meeting and the meeting packet which includes a detailed description of the meeting’s format and copies of the materials that will be used, visit the Visioning Resources section below and click on the links adjacent to the August 18 Town Hall.
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.
Town Hall meeting*
Monday, August 18, 5:30pm
The Willie Galimore Center, 399 Riberia 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.