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Foster pitches new plan and timetable for St. Pete pier

Foster pitches new plan and timetable for St. Pete pier

The Lens pier design may be dead, but the controversy over the city’s waterfront icon seems set to rumble on.

Mayor Bill Foster on Thursday laid out a new plan and timetable for the city to choose and build a new pier that he said could be completed by the middle of 2017. The city plans to survey roughly 1,000 residents to find out what amenities people want and provide further opportunities for the public to weigh in on proposed designs.

A selection committee of residents, stakeholders and local architects will be formed and will ask as many as 10 interested architectural firms to submit designs. To read more check out the entire article at TBO.com

 

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