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OCPS Rezoning Hearing

May 21st, 2009

A Public Hearing will be held on May 26 at 5:30 pm to discuss the closing or merging of schools. Residents are encouraged to attend, please arrive around 4:30 to ensure parking due to an event at the Amway Arena (parking is free, be sure to inform the parking attendant that you are attending a school board meeting).

Board Member Robbinson placed a proposal on the table that would close Hillcrest and Fern Creek and move the students to a new K-8 facility to be built in Audubon Park at 1500 Falcon Drive (Option #4).  The new school would be a zoned K-8 and requires the movement of students into the school.  The other zoned K-8 that we have is Blankner School.

This would move students that live in Audubon Park to the new K-8 facility instead of attending Audubon Park Elementary and Glenridge Middle school. So far our neighborhood would still be zoned for Winter Park High School.

The information on the entire package is at https://www.ocps.net/fs/governmental/pupil/Documents/Robbinson%20Packet%205%206%2009.pdf , the option that is up for a vote on the 26th is option 4.

The OCPS Rezoning Hearing will be held at the OCPS building near the Amway Arena at 445 West Amelia St., Orlando, Florida 32801. Parking is free, please arrive early to ensure parking availability.

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School Rezoning Meeting

May 14th, 2009

All residents are invited to attend a community meeting on Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 pm, Audubon Park Elementary, 1050 Common Way Road.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss a proposal on merging or closing small schools that might affect the attendance zone for Audubon Park Elementary and Glenridge Middle.  The portion of the district that this covers is the area inside of Corrine Drive, Bennett Road, Colonial Drive and Bumby.

Board Member Robbinson placed a proposal on the table that would close Hillcrest and Fern Creek and move the students to a K-8 facility at 1500 Falcon Drive.  The school would be a zoned K-8 and requires the movement of students into the school. The other zoned K-8 that we have is Blankner School.

A Public Hearing will be held on May 26 at 5:30 pm to discuss the closing or merging of schools.  The information on the entire package is at https://www.ocps.net/fs/governmental/pupil/Documents/Robbinson%20Packet%205%206%2009.pdfOCPS School Proposal (PDF) The one that affects Audubon Park the most is Option 4.

robbinson-packet-5-6-09 (PDF)

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Audubon Garden District: Design & Promotion Meeting

February 17th, 2009

Design and Promotion Meeting

Thursday February 19th, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Emmanuel Episcopal Church – 1603 East Winter Park Rd

 

Audubon Park Residents we need your ideas and support!

 

We at Audubon Garden District Main Street have our vision of a thriving beautiful neighborhood in which we live and play, but we also need your visions, opinions and support. Please come out and help us set neighborhood objectives and obtain mutual goals.

  • How do we re-establish our shopping District

  • How do we Spark District Excitement

  • Should we hold Street Festivals

  • Educate residents, business owners, city officials and shoppers

  • Enhance district image

    • Buildings & Store fronts

    • Public Improvements

    • Rear Entries

    • Signs

    • Landscaping

    • Window Displays

 

Your voice is important, please come out on Thursday February 19 from 6:30 – 8:30 and share your views, goals and visions with us.

If you cannot make the meeting but would still like to be heard drop us an email at kat@apgardens.com.

 

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