8:15 Meeting Start
Introductions by Commissioneer Scott Boyd
Development Update – Alberto Vargas, Orange County Planning Division
20,704 acres, over 40,000 housing units
Orlando is #6 in growth in terms of residential permits compared to similar areas.
HW accounted for 53% of growth in 2015
HW is currently at about 24% completed
20,000 people call HW home
Core Academy has been approved for town center
New processing of land use will reduce time by 6-12 months on a project.
Infrastructure Update – Renzo Nastasi, OC Transportation Division
Seidel Road will be complete in August 2016
Hamlin Groves Trail extension, completed to Tiny Road 2017
Daryl Carter Parkway to start October
Next section of Reams Road starts in October
Ficquette Road, start next year, finish 2022
Widening Sandlake Road in study
Daryl Carter parkway to be extended to giver better access to Lake Buena Vista.
Beyond the I-4 Ultimate project to expand the I-4 Sandlake Road Interchange.
School Updates – Pam Gould, OCPS
Parks and Trails – Matt Suedmeyer
Sportsplex to begin design soon.
Scott Pine to open in 2017. High School stadium.
Lakeside Village park to open 2017.
All future trails will be 10′ wide concrete.
Fire Services Update – Chief Rathbun and Rick Black
HW is currently served by 3 stations.
Average month in HW has 115 calls.
HW will get four new stations through 2025
Station 34 will have an open house June 11th at the Independence Clubhouse
Sheriff’s Office – Captain Torres
Crime in HW is down 3% from 2015
Increase in Auto Burglaries. Most due to unlocked cars.