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Woodland Trails PSL neighborhood officially named through the NICE Program

Woodland Trails PSL neighborhood officially named through the NICE Program

PSL – The second neighborhood to be named through the City’s new Neighborhood Improvement and Community Engagement (NICE) program will be called “Woodland Trails.” The Woodland Trails neighborhood was temporarily referred to as “Edinburgh Park” by some residents before the official naming.

Name officially selected by majority of ballots received.

The City worked with property owners in the community that is south of Paar Drive, north of the C-23 Canal, east of Interstate 95 and west of Port St. Lucie Boulevard to come up with an official name for the neighborhood. The name was officially selected by majority from ballots received. The City received 86 ballots back. Woodland Trails received 52 votes and Edinburgh Park received 34 votes.

“This is an exciting time, not only for the City as we officially name our second neighborhood, but also for the residents who reside in Woodland Trails,” said Vice Mayor Shannon Martin. “I am so proud of the progress we are making in our efforts to give individual neighborhoods their own identity, and the pride of belonging for so many residents that will come with the evolution of this program.”

City staff next will work with residents in Woodland Trails who expressed interest in creating a Civic Association. The City desires to engage in long-term planning with its civic associations.  This will allow easier communication to a larger audience and provide functional improvements that each community needs.

Public information meeting

Woodland Trails residents are  invited to attend a public information meeting regarding their community. This will be on Nov. 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at City Hall, 121 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd. Staff will discuss traffic calming proposals in the community.  An update on a new 13-acre park that will be built in the neighborhood will be given. The park will include nature trails, a dog park, natural buffer, open space play area, parking and pavilion with picnic tables, playground, restrooms and sidewalk connection to Becker Road.

Woodland Trails residents can suggest a name for the new park by providing their input on the NICE website page at:  www.cityofpsl.com/NICE.  When on this page, click the community labeled Woodland Trails and provide your input prior to November 1.  Residents attending the public meeting will have the opportunity to select the park’s new name from the top suggestions. The official name will be selected and announced at the Nov. 6 meeting.

Visit the Website

Residents throughout the City are encouraged to visit www.cityofpsl.com/NICE. This webpage shows each N.I.C.E. neighborhood in the City. It is meant to help keep residents continually updated and informed on activities taking place in each community.

 

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