A warm CANA welcome to Vincent Affanato, Code Compliance Supervisor and
Todd Dejesus, Capital Projects and Grants Manager. We look forward to working with you in a
positive and proactive manner.
– Shop Central - CANA offered an outreach opportunity for local
businesses and CANA residents to connect at our February general membership
meeting. Merchants displayed literature,
goods and information about their businesses. The initiative was received well
by all. CANA supports local businesses.
and Projects - CANA submitted a letter to the City supporting a grant for safety improvements along NE 26th
from Andrews Avenue to Five Points. The
goals of this proposed project include improving the safety
of vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic through sidewalk improvements, the
addition of bicycle lanes and roadway enhancements.
Todd Dejesus spoke to
CANA about these grant applications and others related to Colohatchee Park.
Director, Emergency Mgt/Utilities, provided updates on sidewalks, Dixie Highway
improvements and other infrastructure projects.
The City began
installing sidewalks on NE 20th drive from NE 7th Avenue
to Dixie Highway as part of the overall walkability plan to connect streets for
Says - Leigh Ann Henderson, Asst. City Manager,
presented updated information on the strategic plan and highlights of the
resident survey results. The sample
indicated: 52% of City residents are from
2 person households; 35% from single households; 87% own their own homes; the
mean resident age is 57 years old; 54% lived in the city 10 or fewer years; 32%
of the residents have been in the City 16 years or more; 43% of all responses
were from the Central Area.
Study & Business Improvement District (BID) - Roberta Moore, Director
Community Development Services, provided updates of the status of the BID, the
Corridor Study and similar projects. BID is preparing to file an application
for 501(c)(6) with the IRS for tax exempt status. The target date for applications for the BID
Board is May 1.
CANA CAN !