|Commission, April 21, 8:30am to 6pm
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• 1510 Bay Rd, item R5K
- Flamingo Point is proposing to construct an additional tower on their property. The developer is entitled to a 140’ tall tower requiring a 47’ setback from the property line, but they are requesting a zoning change to allow a 300’ tower with only a 27’ setback.
this zoning ordinance change because it is out of proportion with the adjoining neighborhood, would cast long shadows, block views, and overall change the neighborhood's character. Also, reducing setbacks in such a significant way eliminates site lines and harms the property value of adjacent homes. A 300 ft tower sets a precedent that if allowed opens the door to significantly raise the height for future developments. This proposed up-zoning ordinance adds no value or benefit to the neighborhood.
• Reduce Alcohol Hours in the Entertainment District, Item R5O
- WAvNA sees a need for a comprehensive citywide plan to control crowds and reduce crime and applauds this effort as outlined in Mayor's 12 Step Plan
. However, WAvNA opposes any plan that limits alcohol in the Ocean Drive entertainment district while keeping alcohol flowing in our neighborhood until 5am. The outcome only steers the party zone to our residential neighborhood. Can the Mayor improve his plan by taking into consideration the concerns of residential neighborhoods?