Wonderful victory today, with some 40 witnesses heard and heeded by Planning and Zoning Board. More later.
I have never been prouder to live in St. Augustine, Florida. Thanks to our stellar PZB for its wise decision. Thanks to Matanzas Riverkeeper Jen Lomberk everyone who attended and spoke, and those who tried to attend and speak. (Standing room only). Decisions are made by people who show up. What's next: St. Augustine National Historical Park and National Seashore, first proposed by Mayor Walter Fraser in 1939, and introduced in Congress by Senators Claude Pepper and Chrles Andrews and Rep. Joseph Hendricks. The time for action is now.
For now, here's the "first rough draft of history" by Sheldon Gardner in the St. Augustine Record:
St. Augustine planning board rejects Fish Island nature and archaeology destruction, gated community