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Workshop discusses Boundary Street Project
The City of Beaufort will be hosting a public workshop Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. for all interested property owners, merchants, area residents and interested individuals to hear about the progress with the Boundary Street Project. Participants will be able to get project schedule updates, hear details about the specific design elements under design, and ask questions of the city’s project manager and engineering team. This workshop is part of a series that will be conducted by the city approximately every three months. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. For more information, email boundarystreet@cityofbeaufort.org or call Beaufort City Hall at 843-525-7000. The workshop will be held at Beaufort City Hall, Council Chambers.

Commission amends contract for planning
With work under way on the Beaufort Civic Master Plan but with more than $20 million in upcoming planning and construction for the Boundary Street Corridor and related projects, the Beaufort Redevelopment Commission amended its contract for planning services with the Lawrence Group. The changes will better align the city’s needs with the services provided under the Office of Civic Investment, Beaufort City Manager Scott Dadson said.
“The agreement with Lawrence Group now runs through June 30, 2014, with only a slight increase in the contract amount addressing the complexities of developing the ‘Beaufort Code,’ which is the form-based zoning code,” Dadson said.

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