Anne Mooney

Entries by Anne Mooney

Is City Hall Favoring Developers Over Its Own Citizens?

City Residents Speak Out One evening in early April, residents of Winter Park’s Westside showed up in force at City Hall. In a strong showing of neighborhood solidarity, Westsiders attended the April 8 Planning and Zoning (P & Z) meeting to oppose another attempt by developer Dan Bellows to change the character of their neighborhood. […]

Lee Road “Punch-Through” Travels a Long and Winding Road

In response to citizens’ questions about the planned extension of Lee Road through to Denning Avenue, the Mayor, Commissioners and City Manager maintain that the decision is “out of their hands” and will be decided by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The Lee Road extension has languished on FDOT’s priority list since 2004. With […]

Commissioner Sprinkel Re-Elected

3/11/14 — Winter Park City Clerk Cindy Bonham reminds citizens that these are “unofficial” results — adding that “Any provisional ballots that cannot be handled the night of the election will be made part of the official results at the time of certifying on Thursday, March 13.”  March 6 Winter Park Library Debate (click image […]

Will Winter Park Play Ball?

Minor League Baseball, in the form of the Brevard County Manatees, is being batted around the City Commission Chambers once again. On January 21, the Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) joined Mayor Bradley and city officials in an in-depth discussion of stadium-building and related development in and around Denning Drive and 17-92. Included in the […]

City Tree Preservation Board Jumps the Gun

Several weeks ago, in the thick of election season, Winter Park’s Tree Preservation Board delivered its own October Surprise. The board had proposed significant changes to the city’s Tree Preservation Ordinance earlier this year, and had been waiting for months – through hearings, workshops and citizen testimony — for the changes to be finally approved. But […]