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City Commission Sends Message to Tallahassee

Resolution Passed 5-0 to Oppose Eminent Domain by FSDB

For a guide to contacting legislators on this issue, click here.

The City of St. Augustine city commission voted unanimously Monday night to oppose House Bill 1037 introduced by State Representative Bill Proctor (R-St. Aug) to give the Florida School for the Deaf  and the Blind (FSDB) eminent domain power.   The opposition was in the form of a resolution which was presented by Commissioner Nancy Sikes-Kline and passed unanimously by the city commission.

The bill which was filed in the Florida legislature, has a companion Senate Bill 1348 and is co-sponsored by  Stephen Wise, District 5, Jacksonville (which includes the northwest area of St. Johns County) and Don Gaetz, District 4, Destin.

St. Augustine residents are encouraged by the city commission to contact Representative Proctor and Senators Wise and Gaetz to voice an opinion on the bill.  Both bills must go through the appropriate committees before reaching the house and senate floors for passage, so this is a critical time to  voice your opinion on the bill.  The public is encouraged to contact members of the committees of both the house and senate to voice their opinion.   The members of the committees can be found on the links below. 

The best way to contact the members of the committees is to go to the Florida Legislature Senate Web site  by clicking here.   The senate bill (SB1348) has been referred to the Education Pre-K - 12; Community Affairs; Budget  committees.  The house bill has been referred to the Community & Military Affairs Subcommittee and the Economic Affairs Committee.  The House of Representatives (HB 1037) Web site can be reached by clicking here. 

The FSDB campus is bounded on the north by the Fullerwood Park and the south by Nelmar Terrace. Both neighborhoods are on the National Register of Historic Places.  After a lengthy discussion from neighbors on both sides of the campus, a motion was made by Vice Mayor Leanna Freeman to approve the resolution which passed the commission unanimously. 

The resolution will ultimately be forwarded to Representative Proctor and Senators Wise and Gaetz to make them aware of the position taken by the commission.

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