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    Board approves condo-marina plan

    By CHRISTINA HEADRICK

    © St. Petersburg Times, published December 15, 2000


    CLEARWATER -- The city's Community Development Board has approved a 140-unit, 100-foot-tall condominium that will overlook Clearwater Harbor.

    The condo complex, which will include a 7,000-square-foot restaurant and 112-slip marina, will be on the 800 and 900 blocks of N Osceola Avenue. Florida Marine & Resort Developers Inc., a corporation involving local attorney and city planning board chairman Gerald Figurski, is creating the marina village. To avoid a conflict of interest, Figurski left the Community Development Board meeting during debate about the project Tuesday. Figurski's partners are attorney Ben Harrill and his brother, Don Harrill, who lives in Clearwater and is a retired Hilton resort developer.

    The developers asked for exceptions to city rules, including an existing 35-foot cap on height, to do their project. The city granted the requests but imposed several conditions on the projects, including that restaurant patrons must be prevented from parking in city-owned parking spaces reserved for users of a nearby municipal boat dock. The value of the condo-marina project has been estimated at up to $60-million.

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