The acquisition of land to protect, restore and maintain the quality of natural functions and, water wetland systems. To increase natural resource based public recreational and educational opportunities
A plan to build a multifunctioning innovative center to help commercialize marine centered technologies and develop a interactive, experimental, interpretive education research facility. This could also provide a great way to involve k-12Stem initiatives.
This plan is to educate the community in urban forest to aid in stormwater management, visual aesthetics, air quality and temp. moderation. Partner with Arbor day and the Agricultural State Forestry to assist with the planting of non invasive trees to rebuild what was lost. Workshops and events to bring the community together in rebuilding efforts
Get a City mandated Art Incorporation Clause for new and existing specified areas by adding a EOC that is solely responsible for Historical & Heritage Preservation Including but not limited to murals, sculptures, art inspired landscaping and incorporate local artist work. This plan to keep Heritage sites protected before, during and after the storm. The plan would keep the sites safe, so they are not ruined such as but not limited to. (Governor Stone, Native American Artifacts, Martin Theater) This plan would also support the creation of federally recognized heritage in NW Florida
Located at the Panama City Beach Sports Complex on the east end of the beach, will be hardened to serve as a post-storm shelter for first responders assisting in the recovery efforts. With its proximity and convenient access to the Hathaway Bridge and the proposed Bay Parkway, this Center is uniquely situated to aid communities on both sides of the bridge.
Located off of US 231 and Transmitter Road, will serve as a primary shelter during and after storm events impacting Bay County Florida. When not in use as a storm shelter, the Rec Center will be used as an amenity for local residents, as well as used to generate incremental sports tourism demand for Panama City and Lynn Haven. Loosely modeled after the Kenyon College Athletic Center in Gambier Ohio, the Rec Center will include athletic courts, running track, aquatic center, locker rooms, medical facilities, commercial kitchen, small conference rooms and training rooms. The land surrounding the Rec Center will be converted into a public park to assist with storm water mitigation and natural filtration from the nearby water treatment plant and will provide walking and biking paths and other amenities.