Public Hearings

Upcoming Public Hearings

  • March 11, 2020, 1 p.m., 315 Court St., Clearwater
    • Land Use Amendments to the Countywide Plan:
      • Case CW 20-05: This proposed amendment is submitted by the City of Tarpon Springs and seeks to amend the local zoning designation of approximately 1.46 acres from T5d (North Pinellas Avenue Character District) to T4c (Residential High Character District) within their Activity Center. The proposed amendment would support the character district intent to increase residential stability while remaining consistent with envisioned housing types.
      • Case CW 20-06: This proposed amendment is submitted by Pinellas County and seeks to amend property totaling approximately 2.0 acres from Recreation/Open Space (intended to recognize recreation/open space uses that serve the community or region) to Public/Semi-Public (intended to recognize institutional and transportation/utility uses that serve the community or region, especially larger facilities having acreage exceeding the thresholds established in other plan categories, which are consistent with the need, character, and scale of such uses relative to the surrounding uses, transportation facilities, and natural resource features, and may include residential as part of the mix of uses). The proposed amendment would allow for the development of a medical office on a parcel of land that is currently vacant.
      • Case CW 20-07: This proposed amendment is submitted by the City of Largo and seeks to amend property totaling approximately 5.62 acres from Recreation/Open Space (intended to recognize recreation/open space uses that serve the community or region) to Employment (intended to recognize areas developed with, or appropriate to be developed with, a wide range of employment uses, including primary industries, i.e., those with a customer base that extends beyond Pinellas County, allowing for flex space and for uses that have minimal external impacts). The proposed amendment would allow for the development of a self-storage facility on a parcel of land that is currently vacant property.
    • Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendments:
      • 4436001 40th Avenue NE over Placido Bayou: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is proposing an amendment to the FY 2019/20 – 2023/24 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The amendment provides an updated cost estimate to the bridge replacement project at 40th Avenue North East over Placido Bayou from $5,488,352 to $10,328,093. The local payback will be $3,750,000. This amendment will not affect projects already included in the TIP.
      • 4471461 PSTA Innovative Coordination Access & Mobility: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is proposing an amendment to the FY 2019/20 – 2023/24 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The amendment will reflect grant funds for the Access and Mobility Partnership Grant awarded to PSTA. The grand provides funding to support innovative projects for the transportation disadvantaged that will improve the coordination of transportation services and non-emergency medical transportation services. The FTA funds awarded were $100,000 with a local match from PSTA of $150,000.
      • 4471381 PSTA “Eyes of the City” Human Trafficking and Crime Prevention Program: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is proposing an amendment to the FY 2019/20 – 2023/24 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The amendment will reflect grant funds for the Innovations in Transit Public Safety Grant awarded to PSTA. The grant will allow for training hours for employees and educational materials for training and public outreach with the goal to create awareness of human trafficking and crime related issues with an educational campaign designed for bus operators, administrative employees, and the community at large in Pinellas County. The FTA funds awarded were $43,630 with a local match from PSTA of $10,908.
      • 4372452 Central Ave BRT Downtown St Petersburg to St Pete Beach: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is proposing an amendment to the FY 2019/20 – 2023/24 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The amendment will reflect updated costs for the FTA portion and the Local Funds (LF) portion of the project total including the project funding shares. The FTA portion increased by $840,018 and the local portion increased by $2.1 million. This amendment will not affect projects already included in the TIP.

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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