Crystal River officials will vote Monday on whether to approve a workshop for the public to see conceptual designs for the city’s Riverwalk project.
Environmental consultants have been working to complete designs of the project since April, which will look to connect Crystal River’s waterfront and downtown businesses via a boardwalk and sidewalks.
If approved by the city council, the public workshop would begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, at city hall.
Board members of the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency, who also serve as council members, will also provide a Riverwalk project update at an earlier meeting Monday.
The city council will also look to give City Manager Dave Burnell the go-ahead to send a letter to the Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Water Restoration Assistance and other parties, to confirm city oversight of the King’s Bay pilot dredging and re-vegetation project.
Florida lawmakers approved the $1.6 million project in their 2015/16 General Appropriations Act after petitions were made by Save Crystal River Inc. to state Sen. Charles S. Dean and Rep. Jimmie T. Smith.
The city council will also vote on whether to approve:
A contract with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $1,134,125 for continued law-enforcement services for the 2015/16 fiscal year — a 2.27 percent decrease from the previous year.
A motion for the Waterfront Advisory Board’s $6,000 Pooches 4 the Planet Program, which will attempt to reduce pet waste into King’s Bay by installing additional waste-disposal stations. Maximum city investment into the project would be $2,000.
A resolution to two public hearing dates in September, prior to final adoption of the budget, to approve Truth-In-Millage-Rate of 4.2 mills for an expected ad-valorem revenue of $1,774,091.
Contact Chronicle reporter Buster Thompson at 3520564-2916 or email@example.com.