Webmasters note: The St Petersburg planning department
reported that there were no letters, emails, calls or correspondence
regarding this annexation except for a letter from Pinellas County stating
their concerns and objections to this annexation. The annexation process
was final 30 days after the final hearing of July 15th. The landscaping
and other work will start in August this year and with much needed improvements to the
NOTICE OF ANNEXATION
The City of St. Petersburg is
proposing to annex certain unincorporated property contiguous to the City
boundaries. The area proposed for annexation is shown on the map below and
is generally described as being north of Ulmerton Road and east and south
of Heron Boulevard. The complete legal description by metes and bounds and
the annexation ordinance (Ordinance No. 671-G) can be inspected by the
public and obtained from the office of the St. Petersburg City Clerk at
175 5th Street North or the Development Services Department located in the
Municipal Services Center, Eighth Floor, One 4th Street North, St.
Petersburg, Florida (727) 893-7153).
The title of Ordinance 671-G is as follows:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA,
ANNEXING INTO THE CITY CERTAIN LANDS GENERALLY LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE
OF ULMERTON ROAD EAST AND SOUTH OF HERON BOULEVARD AND INCLUDING PORTIONS
OF WHISPERWOOD AND LAKE POINT DRIVES; FINDING THAT THE AREA BEING ANNEXED
IS REASONABLY COMPACT AND CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY, THAT THE ANNEXATION OF
THE AREA DOES NOT CREATE AN ENCLAVE, AND THAT THE ANNEXATION OF THE
PROPERTY OTHERWISE COMPLIES WITH FLORIDA LAW FOR THE REASONS SET FORTH
HEREIN; AMENDING THE BOUNDARY LINES OF THE CITY AND AMENDING THE BOUNDARY
PROVISIONS OF CITY MAPS, CHARTERS, ORDINANCES AND REGULATIONS; PROVIDING'
FOR SEVER-ABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Two public hearings on the proposed annexation will be
held by the St. Petersburg City Council, the first on July 8, 2004,
beginning at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, and the
second on July 15, 2004 beginning at 3:00 p.m., or as soon there-after as
may be heard, both in the City Council Chambers, located at 175 5th Street
North, St. Petersburg. Any member of the public may appear at this meeting
to speak regarding this ordinance. If a person decides to appeal the
decision made by the City Council, that person will need a record of the
proceedings and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made which includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.