City, Volusia to meet March 6

A joint public meeting between the Volusia County Council and the Daytona Beach Shores City Council will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in the media room of the Emergency Operations Center, 3825 Tiger Bay Road, Daytona Beach.
The meeting is being held pursuant to Section 164.1055, Florida Statutes, part of the Florida Governmental Conflict Resolution Act.

The purpose of this meeting is to consider the following issues:

The jurisdiction of the county in relation to the city relative to property adjacent to the beach located within the city that has been acquired by the county for beach access.

Whether the county can agree to purchase future parking areas only on the west side of Highway A1A.

The payment or payments in lieu of taxation by the county to the city and whether there is another means whereby the city can be paid in a manner that will offset the city’s loss of ad valorem tax revenues resulting from the county’s acquisition of properties.

The effect of the city’s recently enacted parking ordinance upon future county parking projects on the west side of Highway A1A.

Whether the county will agree to no beach parking along areas where on-beach parking has been replaced by off-beach parking lots (beach driving would not cease).

Whether the County Council will agree with the first filed county plans for off-beach parking, which provide for some recreational amenities.

The public is invited to attend the meeting.

Volusia to offer spring break camps
Children can participate in group activities and field trips with Volusia County’s spring break camps, which are being offered from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 12 through 16 at Robert Strickland Park, 1670 Strickland Range Road, Daytona Beach; and Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary

Advance registration and payment are required. The $65 fee at each site includes playground activities, arts and crafts, and field trips.

The camp at Robert Strickland Park is open to children ages 5 to 11. Parents can register their children from noon to 5:30 p.m. March 5, 7 and 8 at the park’s recreation center. For more information, contact David Hinson at dhinson@volusia.org or 386-527-5213.

Children ages 5 to 12 can take part in the camp at Gemini Springs Park. Parents can register their children from 4 to 6 p.m. March 1 and 2 and from 9 a.m. to noon March 3 at pavilion one, near the park’s playground. For more information, contact Daniel Marsh at dmarsh@volusia.org or 386-736-5953, ext. 16767.

The camps are coordinated by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division. Daily schedules are posted at www.volusia.org/recreation.

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