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Rick Kriseman next stop for 3 groups vying to run new Pier

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Three teams made their cases Tuesday before a committee of St. Pete staff leaders and selected city residents to run the city’s new Pier. The team chosen will be in charge of management and operation of the Pier, Pier approach and the inclusive Pier district that runs up to Beach Drive. The three teams who presented at the city’s water resources department facility were Philadelphia-based Spectra Venue Management, Clearwater’s Colliers International and St. Pete’s own locally based Skyway One. The…

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St. Pete Yacht Club has serious reservations about parts of Waterfront Master Plan

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Leaders of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club have some concerns about the city’s proposed downtown waterfront master plan. In a letter penned by Yacht Club Commodore Harvey Ford and signed also by Vice Commodore Richard Winning and Rear Commodore Robert Birkenstock, the group expresses concerns that the city may inadvertently be creating water hazards and encroaching on private property. The letter was sent to all members of the St. Pete City Council, as well as Mayor Rick Kriseman and Dave…

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Scott Wagman says, if elected, Go will go

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From the Bay Buzz: Mayoral candidate Scott Wagman said Monday that if he’s elected the city’s top liaison with the African American community, Go Davis, likely will be out of a job. Davis, the homegrown former city police chief, has been St. Petersburg’s primary contact with the African American neighborhoods in Midtown under Mayor Rick Baker and generally has been credited with calming and building relationships in the area. Wagman said that after meeting with Davis recently, he’s unsure if…

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