Public Hearings

Upcoming Public Hearings

  • May 8, 2019, 1 p.m., 315 Court St., Clearwater:
    • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments:
        AND EXPRESS LANES N OF I-375:  The amendment adds $2.5 million to FY2020 toward the development of design  plans for improvements to I-275 (SR93) from 54th Avenue South to South of Roosevelt Boulevard. This project will add two express lanes in each direction from I-375 to Gandy Boulevard and will include lane continuity improvements along the entire corridor. This project is planned as a design-build with construction funded in FY 2023 ($270,544,900).
      • FPN# 4376361 – ALTERNATE US 19/SR 595/PALM HARBOR BLVD AT FLORIDA AVE: The amendment adds $533,000 to FY2019 for the preliminary engineering of a roundabout to improve intersection safety on Alternate US 19 at Florida Avenue. The project is not currently funded for construction.
    • Land Use Amendments to the Countywide Plan:
      • Case CW19-09: This proposed amendment is submitted by the City of Largo and seeks to amend property totaling approximately 0.49 acres from Retail and Services to Employment. This amendment qualifies as a Type A subthreshold amendment because it is less than five acres in size and meets the applicable criteria. The subject property is currently owned and is used by ION Media Networks, Inc. as a “warehouse and storage facility.” If the amendment is approved, ION Media Networks will incorporate this area into its future development plans.
      • Case CW19-10: This proposed amendment is submitted by the City of Largo and seeks to amend property totaling approximately 6.4 acres from Employment and Target Employment Center to Retail and Services and Target Employment Center. The purpose of this amendment is to allow for the continued retail and commercial uses at the local level that were initially implemented through a now expired Development of Regional Impact (DRI) Development Order that was responsible for creating the ICOT Center Master Plan, which remains in place as the general guiding document for development within the ICOT Center.
    • Forward Pinellas Public Participation Plan: Forward Pinellas is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to its Public Participation Plan (PPP).The PPP guides Forward Pinellas’ public involvement activities, practices and procedures and sets forth objectives and strategies aimed at educating and engaging citizens in the development of its transportation plans and programs. The Plan is reviewed and amended occasionally to reflect or initiate changes in the program resulting from periodic evaluations, federal certification recommendations and procedural adjustments.The draft linked above is a strike through underline version of the PPP with proposed amendments responding to the recent update of the Forward Pinellas Title VI Plan and changes associated with adjustments to various outreach strategies in Appendix A. Members of the public may email comments on the plan to Planning Division Manager Al Bartolotta from March 18 through May 1.Comments received during this time will be reflected in the proposed amendments presented to the Forward Pinellas Board for approval at its May 8, 2019 meeting.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the Office of Human Rights, 400 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Suite 300, Clearwater, Florida 33756; [(727) 464-4062 (V/TDD)] at least seven days prior to the meeting. Transportation to and from this function is not provided. 

Si usted necesita la ayuda de un traductor del idioma espanol, por favor comuniquese con la Oficina de Derechos Humanos situada en la siguiente direccion, 400 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Piso 5, en la Cuidad de Clearwater, Florida 33756; Telefono: (727) 464-4062 (TDD).

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