Ordinance now permanent
Anti-abortion protest leads to an emergency anti-protest ordinance that the city voted to make permanent on Monday.
Push to house hens
Members of the Winter Park Backyard Chicken Initiative want chickens to be removed from the prohibited farm animals list in Winter Park city code.
Budgets finalized on Monday
Winter Park and Maitland will set tax rates and final budgets for 2013 on Monday.
City looks at trimming
Dying trees and how to pay for them dominated a meeting on Sept. 10 at Winter Park City Hall.
City allows lease to renew
The Maitland City Council votes to extend A&H’s 51-year evergreen lease with the city of Maitland when its initial one-year trial period ends on Sept. 30.
Says safety trumps speech
The ordinance, which would ban anyone from protesting within 50 feet of a residential home in the city, comes after anti-abortion protestors picketed the home of a notable resident .
City expands electric options
On Aug. 30 Winter Park joined the Florida Municipal Power Agency, which helps spread electricity costs over multiple cities by buying in bulk.
Grand opening for city hall
New Maitland City Hall sets precedent for redevelopment.
Council proposes changes
The expiration of the one-year trial period of Art & History Museums – Maitland’s lease with the city of Maitland is a month away.
Debate over pool heating price
Winter Park commissioners are hot and cold about seeing a popular outdoor pool get a heater by next year.
Gets modern makeover
The last time Winter Park built a city hall, America’s sense of style verged on psychadelia, computers were a rarely seen office oddity and cigarettes were as popular as the Beatles.
The cost of silence
With quiet zone money in the “if” column for Winter Park, Mayor Ken Bradley had another idea: partner with Maitland and Orlando.
Blowout in primary win
Longtime U.S. Rep. John Mica handily defeated newcomer U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams in an election won by a margin of 61 percent to 39 percent.
Penalties could drop
Homeowners and builders wishing to remove trees on their property may be looking at a bigger incentive to replant new trees.
Questions over taxes
City officials are working to determine if the 93-unit affordable senior housing project, dubbed Uptown Maitland, will pay property taxes.