City receives funding to relocate Cape San Blas Lighthouse

Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 09:27 AM.

Frank Pate Park boat parking

The city will move ahead to spend just over $2,000 to remove five trees near the restrooms at Frank Pate Park and add 10-12 new boat parking space for the boat ramp that is a weekend traffic jam.

The city will create the spots and place posts or parking stops

Chamber upgrades

Commissioners also approved spending under $2,000 for improvements to the Commission meeting room, including installation of equipment for PowerPoint presentations and the installation of a movable wall at the back end to keep the public out of staff space.

While adding the wall, staff would install 20 additional chairs in the meeting room.

The city of Port St. Joe will hold a ceremony to dedicate the Holly Hill Cemetery Pavilion in honor of former Commissioner Charles Stephens at 10 a.m. ET Friday, May 31. While commissioner Stephens, who passed away a week ago, was instrumental in the construction of the pavilion. The public is encouraged to attend. The cemetery is located at 1665 Madison Street.

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