June 4 City Council Meeting Brief: Major Utilities and Park Projects Earn Approval for Next Steps

June 5, 2019, Green Cove Springs, FL – City Council approved the next steps for two major City projects during its June 4 meeting.

City Council authorized the issuance of the $1,500,000 loan to Synovous Bank for the City water distribution system improvements in the Reynolds Park area, which is part of a larger project to improve the City’s water distribution system.

City Council also approved staff to move forward with an agreement with firm TOCOI Engineering to work on engineering for the Spring Park Public Access Pier. The City was awarded $600,000 from the state through the Legislative Line Item Special Appropriations Grant Program in October 2018, and part of that grant is to pay for engineering of the project.

City Council also approved nominations to two boards. For the Planning and Zoning Board, two renominations of Ed Gaw for Seat 5 and Henrietta Francis for Seat 4 were approved, and the nomination of Gary Luke for Seat 3 by Vice Mayor Van Royal was approved. City Council approved the reappointment of Deborah Wiedman and Luke Byrne on the Green Cove Springs Police Pension Board for another two-year term.  

The City Council also recognized Mr. Robert Lewis for his six years on the Planning and Zoning Board with a proclamation and plaque, and Council Member Constance W. Butler for her service as mayor of Green Cove Springs from May 15, 2018 to May 21, 2019.

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