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Next meeting: SOCIAL - Monday, February 16, 2015 6pm
CHANGE OF VENUE from Harvey's to Miller's St. Pete Ale House
at Miller's St. Pete Ale House, join us for good food and libations,
all friends and neighbors are welcome!

2015 Social meeting schedule is now updated.




Our neighborhood association slush-fund is dangerously low on funds, donationations are greatly appreciated. Keeping our website running and other annual expenses help up keep in touch with all our neighbors. Checks can be made out to: Edgemoor Neighborhood Assoc., P.O. Box 55692, St. Petersburg FL 33732.

Many thanks to those individuals and businesses who donate they're time and resources to help keep us going!



New Pier Designs

Finally!

Perhaps we will have a better outcome this time around.

New Pier Designs

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Downtown Waterfront Master Plan – Project Update January 2015

To date, the City’s Downtown Waterfront Master Plan (DWMP) team has conducted more than 45 meetings and events with about 600 participants. In Phase I, the DWMP team listened to community input, held stakeholder meetings with sustainability and climate change experts, a social equity and diversity group, the business community, and port, marina, and airport leaders, and others.

In Phase II, five themes were presented and validated by the community. Under those themes, many starter ideas for the downtown waterfront were presented. Some ideas were to address baseline needs, such as parkland and vista preservation, and others were more transformative, such as creating a Bayboro Collaboration Zone including the Port, Airport, USFSP, and other institutions. The City’s Downtown Waterfront Master Plan (DWMP) project is now entering Phase III of four Phases.

A 4-day workshop for testing and refining ideas for the DWMP will be held January 26 – 29. The DWMP team needs your continued feedback and collaboration. Please plan to attend all three public events:

Monday, January 26 at 6:30 pm
The DWMP team will give a presentation and work with participants on refining master plan elements;

Wednesday, January 28 from 4-7 pm
An open house will be held where the public may view work in progress and talk to the team in an informal setting; and

Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 pm
Presentation of programmatic design and implementation approaches that will help form the draft master plan document (Phase IV).

All events are being held at the USFSP Harbor Hall (former Dali Museum) 1000 3rd Street South. Shortcut to latest November 13, 2014 presentation with “starter ideas”: Master Plan .pdf

Digital town hall: http://www.stpeteinnovision.com.

Please forward information to your neighbors and business contacts, encourage them to sign up on line for updates and attend events. 



Edgemoor November Notes

November 18 meeting will have guest speaker on downtown Pier plans


First off, the annual Clean Up on October 18th & 19th was a huge success! Last year our total collection was 9+ tons, this years total was 11+ tons. It is rumored that our neighborhood set the record for all the neighborhoods in the city for the most tonnage collected in one weekend! In light of that success, the City has given us the option of doing the Clean Up twice per year - April and October.

Feel free to add your input on the Clean Up event or any other neighborhood project you would like to see Edgemoor undertake, you can use our Contact Us form or send your thoughts and comments directly to our president, Richard Kirby (see link below).

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We will have a special guest speaker at the November 18th meeting from the Ah Ha Design Group, one of the 8 finalists selected to design our new downtown pier. They are seeking the communities input as to what the folks in St. Pete would like to see incorporated in the design of the new Pier. We look forward to hearing their ideas as well.

What 16 Design Teams Want To Do
City Council Keeping Tabs on Pier Process
New Study Reiterates Viability of Inverted Pyramid

 

If you need more information/questions email Richard Kirby or RichardKirby@myedgemoorneighborhood.com.

 

 

New BlueWays Canoe & Kayak Trails Launch Site

Puryear Park canoe and kayak launch site is now officially part of the BlueWays Trail


If you're a canoeing/kayaking fan you're in luck, you now have a launch site right in your neighborhood, how awesome is that?
Here is more information about the City sponsored BlueWays Trails

If you need more information/questions email Richard Kirby or RichardKirby@myedgemoorneighborhood.com.

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PSA from the City of St. Pete

St. Pete Free Clinic - Food, Shelter and Healthcare Resource

If you or someone you know needs help, this is a great source for multiple organizations and special events.

Stpetersburgfreeclinic.org

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