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hi n dry

Beach Lover
Sep 12, 2005
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On June 8th 5:30 at Annex there will be a workshop for public comment regarding TDC proposed Regional access at Walton Dunes/ Beachfront Trail. This is located on east side of Eastern Lake at end of Lakewood Drive.

If approved this would be the only TDC Regional Access from Seagrove to Inlet Beach.

The proposed access would provide convenient toilets and parking near the beach.

The terrain at this site would be particularly advantageous for the physically challenged and elderly to easily access the beach without the struggle of going down a long switchback ramp as is required at most accesses on 30A.

County improvement of this site with a walkover would stabilize the dunes and protect dunes and habitat from being trampled and eroded.

Background: On April 12 the BCC approved this Regional Beach Access at Walton Dunes on Beachfront Trail at end of Lakewood Drive on east side of Eastern Lake. However, beach home owners along Beachfront Trail protested the decision and requested a public workshop. As a consequence the BCC scheduled a meeting for public input on June 8th.

The public’s right to use the beach is meaningless unless “off beach" residents" that drive to the beach can access it.

The county has an obligation to the public to add facilities on this public property .

It would be a travesty to allow a few nearby owners to block the development of a much needed Regional public beach access.


Regarding attached picture: the green area on left is location of proposed Regional Beach Access.

On right is beach posted "No Trespassing..to waterline...no walking or leisure activity..". This signage is in front of property owned by some of those opposing the public TDC Regional access.
 

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Jimmy T

Beach Fanatic
Apr 6, 2015
710
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What's the objection with a regional access there?
Beachfront "owners" to the left and right of the public parcel look like:
DUNES OF SEAGROVE DEV INC and WALTON DUNES...
 

Danny Glidewell

Beach Fanatic
Mar 26, 2008
725
914
Glendale
It will not do us any good to purchase beachfront land if we will not enhance it by adding parking and bathroom facilities as well as walkovers. Commissioners need to have the political will to proceed with projects that are best for the majority of our people.
 

outofadream

Beach Fanatic
Apr 1, 2008
290
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On June 8th 5:30 at Annex there will be a workshop for public comment regarding TDC proposed Regional access at Walton Dunes/ Beachfront Trail. This is located on east side of Eastern Lake at end of Lakewood Drive.

If approved this would be the only TDC Regional Access from Seagrove to Inlet Beach.

The proposed access would provide convenient toilets and parking near the beach.

The terrain at this site would be particularly advantageous for the physically challenged and elderly to easily access the beach without the struggle of going down a long switchback ramp as is required at most accesses on 30A.

County improvement of this site with a walkover would stabilize the dunes and protect dunes and habitat from being trampled and eroded.

Background: On April 12 the BCC approved this Regional Beach Access at Walton Dunes on Beachfront Trail at end of Lakewood Drive on east side of Eastern Lake. However, beach home owners along Beachfront Trail protested the decision and requested a public workshop. As a consequence the BCC scheduled a meeting for public input on June 8th.

The public’s right to use the beach is meaningless unless “off beach" residents" that drive to the beach can access it.

The county has an obligation to the public to add facilities on this public property .

It would be a travesty to allow a few nearby owners to block the development of a much needed Regional public beach access.


Regarding attached picture: the green area on left is location of proposed Regional Beach Access.

On right is beach posted "No Trespassing..to waterline...no walking or leisure activity..". This signage is in front of property owned by some of those opposing the public TDC Regional access.
Crazy self-entitled lunatics
 

MRBS

Beach Lover
Jun 5, 2008
148
72
and if you so dare, don't stop to leisurely enjoy watching a dolphin at play. Sad sad sad.
 

Mike Smith

Beach Lover
Feb 19, 2014
62
45
I don't understand the comments or this string. There is already a beach access here and parking. Any development along the beach would require removal of the dunes which I wouldn't think anyone would want. And adding beach walkovers when there are already flat land paths through the dunes is nonsensical.
 

MRBS

Beach Lover
Jun 5, 2008
148
72
I don't understand the comments or this string. There is already a beach access here and parking. Any development along the beach would require removal of the dunes which I wouldn't think anyone would want. And adding beach walkovers when there are already flat land paths through the dunes is nonsensical.
I was not aware that dune removal would be required. is that correct? for clarification, my comment was with respect to that hideous sign.
 
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