City of Clearwater Announces Summer 2006 Neighborhood and Homes of the Quarter
CLEARWATER - The Parkwood Estates Mobile Home Park and four homeowners were recently selected for the neighborhood and homes of the quarter. The Neighborhood and Home Recognition Program celebrates the uniqueness of Clearwater's many neighborhoods and its residents.
The award for Neighborhood of the Quarter acknowledges those neighborhoods that have demonstrated community pride activities, a decrease in code violations, an increase in neighborhood involvement and empowerment, a decrease in neighborhood crime, and neighborhood sustainability.
Parkwood Estates Mobile Home Park is the Neighborhood of the Quarter for Summer 2006. The park received a Neighborhood of the Quarter sign posted at their main entrance, a certificate presented by the Mayor, and a neighborhood photo mounted on a plaque at City Hall at the July 20 council meeting.
The award for Home of the Quarter recognizes those homeowners that have sustained or have made significant improvements to their property enhancing the neighborhood and the community. The awards were presented at the July 20 Council meeting. The following homeowners will receive a certificate of appreciation, a bronze plaque, and a "Home of the Quarter" yard sign.
- 1678 Souvenir Drive - Brian Langille has enjoyed living in his Sunset Lake States home since 2000. The house was built in the 1960's and includes over 10 assorted species of plants and trees. Brian did all of the landscaping himself and added a special touch by painting the recessed panels on the exterior of the house to match the landscaping he has planted. The home features an attractive new front door, windows and fresh new paint on the exterior.
- 1540 South Prospect Avenue - Ivan Flow and Shane Dellinger enjoy living in their eye-catching home located in the Lake Belleview community. Ivan and Shane have totally upgraded and renovated their Clearwater home by adding new hard wood floors, a new kitchen, landscaping, an irrigation system, outdoor art, to include wind chimes brass birds, a pond and outdoor furniture. These improvements have encouraged other neighbors in the community to make improvements to their own properties.
- 2766 Quail Hollow Road West - Nelda Gant's home, in the Oak Forest neighborhood, was built in 1976. She has installed new landscaping throughout the property featuring over 15 different types of trees, shrubs and plants, as well as a deep-well sprinkler system for irrigation. Nelda renovated the front walkway area by adding a brick courtyard that includes the driveway, sidewalk, and mailbox in the front of her home. The entire home has been painted and landscaped to give the property a striking appearance.
- 2003 Del Betmar Road - The Carollo's moved into their Cedar Heights home in 2000. John and Debbie have installed over 10 different types of plants, shrubs, trees, as well as an irrigation system. John and Debbie have updated their stockade fence and replaced their dated sliding glass doors with new French doors. The home includes a fireplace, an enclosed pool and a patio deck. This corner lot home is an inspiration to others in the community.
Applications for the Fall 2006 awards are available through Neighborhood Services by calling 562-4585 or 562-4554. Applications for Fall 2006 awards must be received no later than noon on Wednesday, August 18, 2006. Please mail applications to:
City of Clearwater Neighborhood Services.
Attn: Charles Eric Wilson
100 South Myrtle Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33758-4748
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