Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Today, Tuesday, Nov. 13th: “The MID” will be on agenda at Lake Worth City Commission.

On Oct. 30th at First Reading the Lake Worth City Commission voted unanimously in favor of The MID housing project located at 1601 N. Dixie Hwy. Tomorrow is Second Reading.

To read a blog post about Ordinance 2018-17 and the resolution creating the “Economic Investment Incentive Program” click on this link which includes a YouTube video of the proceedings.

Below are excerpts from the news report in the The Lake Worth Herald and the public notice published for Second Reading of this proposed ordinance, the meeting will be held at 6:00 in City Hall.

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The news from the Herald follows. To contact the editor call  561-585-9387 or by email: Editor@lwherald.com

Two excerpts about Ordinance 2018-17:

In a Special City Commission meeting the Lake Worth Commission passed on first reading an ordinance creating an Urban Planned Development district on North Dixie Highway. The district was necessary for the proposed development, The MID, to proceed.

The commission also approved the site plan and Sustainable Bonus ordinance for The MID.

If passed on second reading The MID will be able to begin the process of developing a 230 unit mixed use development.

and. . .

The site plan proposes 2.5 parking spaces per unit and meets existing code according to Michael Weiner, the attorney for 1601 Dixie, LLC, the developer.

Also published two weeks ago in the Herald, an excerpt from the Public Notice:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City Commission of the City of Lake Worth, Florida, will hold a public hearing in the City Hall Commission Chambers, 7 North Dixie Hwy., at 6:00 PM or as soon thereafter as possible, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 to consider a request by Jeffery Burns of Affiliated Development for the following:

Ordinance 2018-17: An ordinance of the City Commission of the City of Lake Worth, Florida, approving the creation of a Mixed Use Urban Planned Development District located at 1601 North Dixie Highway consisting of approximately 5.48 acres that is located within the Mixed use-Dixie Highway (MU-DH) District that includes the specific development standards, approving a major site plan and sustainable bonus incentive program for the construction of 230 apartment units and ±9,700 square feet of ground floor commercial space.

Please note:

The proposed Ordinance 2018-17 may be inspected by the public from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 at the City Clerk’s office located in City Hall.