Meetings Next Week To Discuss Toledo and Alava And Blue Road Neighborhood Parks

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The City of Coral Gables’ Community Recreation Department will be holding meetings to discuss the future of both Toledo and Alava Neighborhood Park and Blue Road Neighborhood Park.

The City is seeking to apply for Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) grants for the purpose of park improvements. The grants, administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) “to local governments through the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP). This competitive, reimbursement grant program provides financial assistance for acquisition or development of land for public outdoor recreation.”

The meetings will be held on October 12th at 6:00PM and 7:00PM respectively at the Coral Gables Police and Fire Headquarters Buildings’ Community Meeting Room at 2151 Salzedo Street. It will also be available via zoom at this link.

The following is the official notice sent out by the City:

“The City of Coral Gables invites you to attend a Community Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at 6 p.m. at Coral Gables Police and Fire Headquarters, Community Meeting Room, on 2151 Salzedo Street.

To discuss the City’s desire to apply for a Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program grant, to benefit the enhancement of the recently acquired Toledo and Alava neighborhood park, located at Toledo Street and Alava Avenue. As a resident or stakeholder of this area, your input is vital in developing a gathering space that will benefit the community.

Attendees will be required to wear a face mask and go through a temperature screening prior to entering the building.

For additional information please contact Coral Gables Community Recreation at 305-460-5620 or email [email protected].

You can also attend this meeting via ZOOM WEBINAR: To receive your Zoom invite register in advance through THIS LINK

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. “


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