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Clearwater focus will be strategy for U.S. 19 corridor

Clearwater

U.S. 19 corridor strategy will be workshop topic

Conditions along the U.S. 19 corridor around Clearwater have changed dramatically over the past several years. The city is creating a strategy intended to make the corridor more attractive, successful and sustainable. Officials will present a plan at a workshop on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Holiday Inn Express, 2580 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd. The workshop is from 4:30 to 7 p.m., with a presentation starting at 5 p.m. The recommendations will address the future of property fronting directly on U.S. 19 as well as property with long-term development potential within a half-mile of the road. The city conducted a market analysis, land use assessment study and focus group sessions to identify challenges faced along the U.S. 19 corridor from Belleair Road north to Curlew Road. The roadway's redesign, changes in access and circulation patterns, and the economic downturn have affected property owners, businesses and residents. To learn more, visit myclearwater.com/myus19plan or call project manager Cate Lee at (727) 562-4557.

Junior League invites volunteers

The Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin will hold an informational session for prospective members at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Menaul Art Gallery, 1750 N Hercules Ave. in Clearwater. The group is open to women 21 or older who are interested in serving the communities of Pinellas and Pasco counties through volunteerism and in becoming an advocate for change in the community. Contact Megan Tolliver at (727) 738-5523 or info@jlcd.org to RSVP or for more information.

Safety Harbor

Ideas sought for waterfront park

What's the No. 1 feature you want to see in the plans for the city's new waterfront park? Safety Harbor is seeking public input for the development of the recently purchased 13 acres behind the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa. A survey asks residents to evaluate the importance of various recreational features and possible commercial use. To take the survey, go to cityofsafetyharbor.com.

Clearwater focus will be strategy for U.S. 19 corridor 08/04/12 [Last modified: Saturday, August 4, 2012 12:38pm]
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