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Sunday, March 3, 2024

City to host meeting on Fisher Park flood mitigation project

The City of Ocala will host a neighborhood meeting next week to share information about the Fisher Park flood mitigation project.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 13 at St. John’s Lutheran School, which is located at 1915 SE Lake Weir Avenue in Ocala. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the cafetorium located behind the sanctuary.

According to the city, the proposed project will address flooding within the neighborhood by expanding the current pond and upgrading the current lift stations.

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The proposed Fisher Park flood mitigation project will include an expansion of the pond and upgrades to two lift stations

During the meeting, city staff will provide information about the critical nature of the flood mitigation project while offering more details about the project timeline, taking citizen input, and addressing any questions.

“A critical aspect of this meeting is to listen to citizen input, discuss options that will reduce the impact of flooding, and retain valued recreational amenities that make the Fisher Park neighborhood special,” stated the City of Ocala in a press release.

For more information, including questions about the meeting or location, please call 352-351-6772.