Dinah Voyles Pulver, Daytona Beach News-Journal, Jan 15, 2018

Still reeling from the impact of two hurricanes 11 months apart, and with rapid housing growth on the horizon, New Smyrna Beach is turning to its residents to help decide what “the future should look like.”

On Tuesday, the city launches a series of public monthly Coastal Community Resiliency workshops with speakers to get resident input about the potential impact of rising water levels in the ocean and creeks around the city, the 6,000 or so homes planned near I-95, a growing population of senior citizens, and other issues the city faces. The series of monthly meetings are a unique effort at citizen involvement in city planning.

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