I love having a beer at Wekiva Island and support their business, however, I do not support re-zoning of their lands to expand. Below is what I received from some of the members of "the friends of the Wekiva".
"The Wekiva Island zoning issue is not just about a business requesting a zoning change.
When the current owners purchased Wekiva Marina two years ago they new about the
restrictions on the property. A change in their zoning will set a precedent for other land
owners along the . The Wekiva River is one of only two rivers in Florida that
has a "Wild and Scenic" designation.
is seeking a zoning change in order to expand what they are allowed to do.
Denial of the zoning change will not keep them from renting canoes and kayaks. If W.I.
becomes a full-fledged riverside resort, the Wekiva River will be adversely affected."