Weekly Local Gov. & Public Interests

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January 7th

1 Big Thing:

Double O’s Coffee is expected to open a drive-thru, serving coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks — including “milkshake-infused expresso” and their own energy drink, “Riptides” — later this year, at the location og the old Gate ga station on Garden Street


Catch Up Quick

During the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening, Titusville Police Chief John Lau gave an update on the officer-involved shooting that took place on December 26th, 2021. Chief Lau said that the FDLE was called immediately and BCSO processed crime scene. FLDE will take 3-4 months to determine outcome, then the TPD Internal Affairs will investigate for any Internal Policy Violations.

Titusville Police responded to a large fight Sunday involving nearly 30 people near Rock Pit & Collins, near South St., that ultimately led to Anthony Berry, 31, of Mims, being pronounced deceased shortly after officers arrived at the scene.

The 25th Annual Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival is being cancelled. Founder of the festival, Laurilee Thompson says, says it’s due to the COVID pandemic, lack of birds and bad health of the lagoon. The festival also brings in tourism dollars as the festival brings in people from some the world


Something New

The render pictured above shows a newly proposed multi-family complex, named Corrall Palms, which will have six, 3-story buildings with a total of 280 residential units. The render also shows a total of 36 townhomes on the west side of the development. There will be 2 entrance/exits on the US1 side and 1 entrance/exit on Old Dixie Hwy.

The owner of Correll Palms is requesting to amend the Future Land Use Map to replace the current Commercial Low Intensity to High Density Residential zoning and to Change the zoning from Hospital Medical to Multifamily High Density Residential on several pieces of land just south of Temple Baptist Church on the west side US1.


The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission is reporting a total of 1,101 manatees have died in 2021, the most since 2013 when 830 manatees died. A new emergency rule went into effect recently providing more protection for manatees. It established a temporary no-entry zone, which is supervised by law enforcement and the commission’s biologists.

Local Government

The City is planning to use federal ARPA funds for infrastructure projects, and is seeking to apply for $42 million dollars in state-funded SRF loans, over the next several years, for the replacement of aging infrastructure, The loans will be paid using water / sewer revenues.


Today’s Weather in Titusville

Titusville
July 6, 2022, 6:22 am
 

SE
Mostly clear
82°F
2 mph
real feel: 94°F
humidity: 90%
wind speed: 2 mph SE
wind gusts: 2 mph
UV-Index: 1
sunrise: 6:31 am
sunset: 8:25 pm
Forecast July 6, 2022
day
 

SE
Mostly sunny
89°F
wind speed: 7 mph SE
wind gusts: 16 mph
max. UV-Index: 12
night
 

S
Clear
75°F
wind speed: 4 mph S
wind gusts: 11 mph
max. UV-Index: 12
Forecast July 7, 2022
day
 

SSE
Partly sunny with thundershowers
91°F
wind speed: 7 mph SSE
wind gusts: 16 mph
max. UV-Index: 11
night
 

S
Mostly clear
75°F
wind speed: 4 mph S
wind gusts: 16 mph
max. UV-Index: 11
More forecast…