DUNEDIN — Cleaner waterways, improved way markers and a new marina might be on tap as the city analyzes a citizens advisory group’s recommendations for improved access to and the appearance of Dunedin’s shoreline.
The Waterfront Task Force — led by Dunedin residents Diana Carsey, John Tornga and Kim Beaty — gathered hundreds of pages of data over the course of seven meetings last year. The city already has approved a short-term (2025) and long-term (2050) waterfront master plan. However, the task force got together in hopes of gleaning more ideas for waterfront facilities, activities and sports programs so that visitors of all ages and abilities can take part.
The task force’s report includes input from more than 30 city and county groups and 100 participants who gave presentations or offered ideas to improve Dunedin’s 37 miles of waterfront and 12 state-owned islands.