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MySanford Magazine Dec.-Feb. 2017

MySanford Magazine Sept.-Oct. 2016 
   City of Sanford related Articles

Orlando Signature Magazine April 2016  "Discover the New Sanford"

Florida League of Cities Quality Cities Article on Fleet Services Division March 2016 "Transformation Leads to Cost Savings"

Lake Mary Life Magazine City of Sanford Columns - 2016

Jan./Feb. 2016
Sanford It's Hip and Historic

Mar./April 2016 Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Boats -All Roads Lead to Sanford

May/June 2016 Sunrise and Sunset in Sanford

Nov./Dec. 2016 City of Sanford Holiday Column - Things to Do this Holiday Season in Sanford

Lake Mary Life Magazine City of Sanford Columns - 2015 

Jan/Feb. 2015 Sanford: Poised for a Spectacular New Year!

Mar/Apr. 2015 Sanford: A Great Place To Be A Senior

May/June 2015 Sanford's Like a Walk in the Park


Lake Mary Life Magazine City of Sanford Columns - 2014 

Nov./Dec. 2014  "Tis the Season" In Sanford

Sept./Oct. 2014   THIS is Sanford

July/August 2014  Economic Development in Sanford Makes A Lot of Cents

May/June 2014  The Renaissance of Sanford Avenue

March/April 2014  Baseball is a Big Hit in Sanford

January/February 2014   Pathways To History Tour, Explore the Greatness of Sanford









City Spotlight Articles 2015

January - RiverWalk Phase II complete

February -"Fat Free" Sewers  

March - Learn to Read and Monitor Your Water Meter

April - 2015 State of the City

May - LIHEAP?Helps Those In Need With Residential Energy Expenses

June - Habitat for Humanity Makes a Difference in Sanford

August -Economic Development

September - "Movie Classics on Magnolia"

October - Green and Clean "Adopt a Road"














City Spotlight Articles  2014

January Senior Roofing Repair Program

February Sanford Fire Department Dive and Dry Suit Training

March Sanford Fire Dept. Partnership with Seminole High School Gives Hands on Training to Students

April City Spotlight: Community Clean Up offers extra trash pick-up for easy spring cleaning

May FIre Department Special Edition article "What it Means to be a Sanford Firefighter"

June  Sanford Parks offer Residents Fun/Free Way to Enjoy the Outdoors

July City of Sanford Launches Laserfiche WebLink

August IT Division making big improvements under Chris McDeed

September City Staff helps local kids through Mentoring

October City Clerk Prepares for Upcoming Election

November Imagine Sanford Strategic Priorities

December Holiday message from the Mayor


17-92 Beautification Project

The 17-92 roadway is one of Sanford’s primary, high-visible transportation arteries leading you straight to our historic downtown, beautiful waterfront and RiverWalk, all city amenities that attract visitors locally, nationally and internationally.

17-92 is in close proximity to the Orlando Sanford International Airport, with the airport’s 2.5 million passengers, they’re sure to use this street too. 17-92 is also a roadway Sanford’s residents are very familiar with, commuting about town, running errands and living life. This new streetscape only enhances what Sanford offers to the public.

The Seminole County 17-92 Community Redevelopment Agency approved the funding of a beautification project due to its relevance in benefiting an area of partial blight. This was a coordinated project between the county, city and Florida Department of Transportation.

The overall streetscape project is from Park Dr. to First St. incorporating safety and beautification features consisting of new, state of the art, high efficiency LED roadway lighting, replacing antiquated 1950’s street light poles and fixtures with decorative, historic style light poles. The overhead wires to the poles have been eliminated and fed underground. The crosswalks at the signalized intersections have been transformed with decorative thermo-plastic. The old grass utility strip between the back of the curb and the sidewalk have been replaced with brick pavers to give the road an historic look, as this roadway is the gateway into our historic downtown.

The goal of investing in the streetscape project is to attract new businesses to this area of 17-92. As a result, several businesses have been working on acquisitions in this area. These new prospects will put vacant buildings into service and generate tax revenue for the city. Due to this investment in Sanford, two gas stations were rehabbed. The old Army/Navy store, the old Scotty’s building, and the old furniture depot have either been rehabbed or are in the process of being purchased.
The project began in May of 2018 and is 90% complete. The project is scheduled to be complete mid-January 2019.

The funding was made possible by a grant from the Seminole County 17-92 CRA ($1.96 Million) and from the Third Generation One Cent Sales Tax ($1.2 Million). The total cost for the 17-92 Beautification project is $3.2 million.

One project at a time, Sanford is continuing to grow and continuing to shine!
Enjoy your beautified roadway Sanford residents and visitors. Happy and safe travels to you.
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