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City to Host Four Public Information Sessions on the November 8 Referendum

The City of Clearwater will host four public information sessions about the November 8 referendum. Mayor Frank Hibbard will give an overview of the ballot question, the financial aspects of the deal, the development project and answer audience questions. The meetings will be held at the following:

  • Monday, Oct. 10 @ 6:30 p.m. Morningside Recreation Center, 2400 Harn Blvd.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 12 @ 6:30 p.m. Countryside Library, 2642 Sabal Springs Dr.
  • Thursday, Oct. 13 @ 6:30 p.m. Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18 @ 6:30 p.m. North Greenwood Recreation Center, 900 N. MLK Jr. Ave.


Clearwater Referendum Question

On November 8, Clearwater voters will be asked about the development of two city-owned properties. The ballot language is as follows:


Redevelopment of two government-owned properties located west of Osceola Avenue in the downtown core

Shall the Clearwater City Charter be amended to allow the City, instead of selling the vacant City Hall and a portion of the former Harborview sites to the highest bidder at a public auction, to sell the properties to Gotham Property Acquisitions and The DeNunzio Group; who will create approximately 600 apartments and 158-key hotel, retail, entertainment, restaurants and cultural uses available to all Clearwater residents, as further described and limited by City Ordinance 9597-22?



Clearwater Pregunta de Referéndum

Reurbanización de dos propiedades del gobierno ubicadas al oeste de Osceola Avenue en el centro de la ciudad

¿Se deben modificar los Estatutos de la Ciudad de Clearwater para permitir que la Ciudad, en lugar de vender el Ayuntamiento desocupado y una parte de las antiguas instalaciones de Harborview al mejor licitador en una subasta pública, venda las propiedades a Gotham Property Acquisitions y a The DeNunzio Group, los cuales crearán aproximadamente 600 departamentos y un hotel de 158 llaves, y usos de minoristas, entretenimiento, restaurantes y culturales a disposición de los residentes de Clearwater, tal y como se describe y limita en la Ordenanza 9597-22 de la Ciudad?



Plan to attend one of these sessions if you have any questions regarding this important referendum.

Learn more about the referendum here.

Voter information can be found at On Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022, polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

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Information provided by the City of Clearwater

Feature photo courtesy of the City of Clearwater; photo courtesy of of Behar Peteranecz Architecture


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