Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County

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Project Brief


The study area is the Intracoastal Waterway approximately 1/2 east and west of the waterway throughout the entire length of Palm Beach County from the Martin County line to the Broward County line (indicated in red)
Dates: May 9 - 15, 2008

The charrette is to create a master plan for the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County. Specific issues to be addressed will include natural systems, park & recreational systems, marine systems, public access, land-use patterns, and overall economics. The Intracoastal Waterway Charrette is being funded by the Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organization. Other entities in coordination include Palm Beach County (Department of Environmental Management and Economic Development Office), Florida Inland Navigational District, Florida League of Cities Gold Coast Chapter, Palm Beach County Business Development Board, and Florida Atlantic University.

  Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
  Marlene Brunot - Regional Planner
  Zach Davis - Regional Planner
  Kim DeLaney, Ph.D. - Growth Management Coordinator - project manager
  Anthea Gianniotes - Urban Designer
  Wynsum Hatton - Planning Technician
  Michelle Hipps - Urban Designer
  Dana Little- Urban Design Director
  Peter Merritt, Ph.D. - Regional Ecologist
  Greg Vaday - Economic Development Coordinator
  Economics Research Associates - Tom Lavash
  Florida Atlantic University
  Cambridge Systematics, Inc. - Michael Williamson
  Urban Designers
  Marcela Camblor & Associates - Marcela Camblor
  Dan Cary & Associates - Dan Cary
  Steven Fett
  Jose Venegas
May 9, 2008
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Public Workshop Palm Beach Atlantic University
The Weyenberg Center
901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach
May 10 - 14, 2008
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m
Studio working - public invited Palm Beach Atlantic University
Rinker 1310 Classroom
901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach
May 15, 2008
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Work-in-Progress Presentation Palm Beach Atlantic University
Gregory Lecture Hall
901 S. Flagler, West Palm Beach
Opening Presentation Work-in-Progress Presentation Palm Beach MPO Technical & Citizen's Advisory Committees (Feb 2009)
Cover, Acknowledgements, and Table of Contents
  Executive Summary
  Formation of the Plan
  Historical Overview: Prologue for the Future
  Public Access
  Protection of Natural Resources
  Water-Based Transportation
  Recreational Opportunities and Eco-Tourism
  Marina Villages and Waterfront Destinations
  Sustainable Economics
  Charrette Team