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Vision Winter Park presents 'Keynotes in the Park'
by: Randy Knight Staff Writer

Oct. 26 City Commission meeting

There will be a City Commission meeting Monday, Oct. 26, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. For the most up-to-date agenda, please visit cityofwinterpark.org under What’s New. Below are a few topics of interest:

Mayor’s Report

• Proclamation - Sam Jones Retirement

• Proclamation - World Stroke Day

City Manager’s Report

• Video Presentation – “Inside the City” Episode II: CRA

Consent Agenda

• Approve the minutes for Oct. 12, 2015.

• Approve various purchases and a contract (for a complete list, please visit cityofwinterpark.org/ccpackets).

Action Items Requiring Discussion

• Library report from consultant

Public Hearings

• Request of Erling Falk:

— Subdivision or lot-split approval to divide the vacant property at 1295 N. Park Ave., zoned R-1A, into two single-family building lots.

• Request of New Hope Baptist Church:

— Conditional Use approval to use portable buildings on their church property for Sunday school classroom space and fellowship hall activities in conjunction with the church at 274 N. Capen Ave.

• Request of Bethel Baptist Church for the property at 347 W. New England Ave.:

— First reading of the ordinance to change the Future Land Use designation of Commercial to Central Business District.

— First reading of the ordinance to change the zoning of Medium Density Multifamily Residential (R-3) District to Commercial (C-2) District.

• Request of Rollins College for the College Arms property at 315 Holt Ave.:

— First reading of the ordinance to change the Future Land Use Designation of Low Density Residential to Institutional.

— First reading of the ordinance to change the zoning of Low Density Residential (R-2) District to Public, Quasi-Public (PQP) District.

• Request of Holler Hyundai dealership at 1150 N. Orlando Ave.:

— Conditional use approval to expand the Holler Hyundai dealership

• First reading of the ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2015 adopted budget.

• First reading of the ordinance updating the ordinary high-water elevations of the lakes, and provide clarifications of waterfront review procedures and development standards.

Remember, if you are unable to attend City Commission meetings, you can watch them live, gavel-to-gavel as they happen. During the meeting, simply log on to cityofwinterpark.org/cclive to easily stay tuned-in to official city business. 

Vision Winter Park presents ‘Keynotes in the Park’

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 5:30 p.m., Vision Winter Park will present “Keynotes in the Park,” at The Grove at Mead Botanical Garden located at 1500 S. Denning Drive. Attendees will be inspired to think past their daily lives and discuss how changing demographics will affect the city’s future, as well as help identify trends, risks and opportunities for Winter Park. Networking will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 6:15 p.m.

The panel of motivating and thought-provoking speakers include:

• Mark Brewer, President & CEO, Community Foundation of Central Florida

• Grant H. Cornwell, President, Rollins College

• Mark Freid, Owner & Creative Director, Think Creative Inc.

Each speaker will touch on topics about communicating across the generations, the future of education, and importance of branding the community through visioning. In addition, attendees will be asked to share their expectations for what they would like Winter Park to be like 20, 30 and 40 years from now.

Space is limited, so those interested in attending Keynotes in the Park are asked to register in advance at [email protected] or 407-599-3665 (option 1), by Friday, Oct. 23.

Be social with Vision Winter Park by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information regarding the City of Winter Park, please visit the city’s official website at cityofwinterpark.org. #visionwinterpark

Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park

The Parks & Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park will present the fifth annual Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Hannibal Square, adjacent to the Winter Park Community Center at 721 W. New England Ave.

Munchkins of all ages are invited to attend this free family-friendly event. Fun-filled activities will include games, bounce houses, a costume contest, Trick-or-Treat Trail and safe Halloween fun for everyone. If inclement weather tries to dampen the evening, the event will have to be cancelled.

For more information regarding Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park, please call 407-599-3275.

For morning activities, don’t forget, children in costume are invited to trick-or-treat at participating merchants along Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Have a safe Halloween celebration!

Fall Cleanup

The city is pleased to announce the 2015 Fall Cleanup during the month of November is just in time for the holiday season. This large-item pickup service will provide a ‘bonus’ day on which Waste Pro, the city’s solid waste service provider, will pick up old furniture, broken appliances, and other bulky items.

To take advantage of this convenient service, residents must place their items curbside after 5 p.m., on the evening before their second scheduled garbage and trash pickup day on their designated cleanup week. If you live north of the Fairbanks/Aloma avenues corridor, your bonus pick-up day will be Thursday, Nov. 5, or Friday, Nov. 6. If you live south of the Fairbanks/Aloma avenues corridor, your bonus pick-up day will be Thursday, Nov. 12, or Friday, Nov. 13.

Please note: Hazardous waste, electronics and yard waste are not included in the Fall Cleanup.

For more information regarding Winter Park’s Annual Fall Cleanup or Waste Pro services, please call 407-774-0800.

For more information regarding the City of Winter Park, please visit the city’s official website at cityofwinterpark.org. Like, follow and watch us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, and YouTube.

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