Community Meeting Notes
January 19, 2022 Hybrid Community Meeting
Debbie Trice reviewed our neighborhood association's Accomplishments in 2021. Featured speaker Diane Kennedy, the City's Code Compliance Manager, reviewed how citizens can help protect safety, health and general welfare by complying with City codes and reporting problems to her office. Anand Pallegar and David Lough offered updates on the park and pending streetscape improvements. Jim Lampl accepted nominations from the floor for the new RDA Board and announced the final list of candidates.
October 20, 2021 Hybrid Community Meeting
Featured speakers James Pankonin and Philip DiMaria who are leading our park’s design team at Kimley-Horn presented an overview of the design process and anticipated timeline to park completion. Featured speaker Kevin Stiff, the City’s Coordinator of Homeless Response, reviewed the two separate issues in what we think of as homelessness and the two separate ways to address them.
January 13, 2021 Online Community Meeting
Featured speaker Interim City Manager Marlon Brown says his top priorities are to be responsive and accessible. He committed to continue speed-calming efforts on Cocoanut Ave.
The agenda also included an update on the efforts to get a park, RDA's other accomplishments in 2020, and a chance to meet the nominees for the 2021 Board.
January 22, 2020 Community Meeting
Presentation by Parking Manager Mark Lyons of plan for Rosemary District. Map shows close to 100 spaces (in green) to be newly-labeled for parking and 75 spaces (in blue) to be posted with a 2-Hour Limit. The limit will increase the availability of spaces for people patronizing the businesses on Central Avenue and Blvd of the Arts. Businesses are expected to encourage their employees who park for extended periods to use the "new" spaces marked in green.
Nov. 14, 2019 Community Meeting
Presentation by Chief Transportation Planner Colleen McGue and Transportation Planner Megan Lui
Announcement of Road Closures
Sarasota School of Arts & Sciences Pick-Up and Drop-Off Traffic Flow Map