Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst
January 12, 2016 6:54 a.m.
The Fernandina Observer welcomes the following businesses newly licensed to operate in our city last month.
|Amelia Island Culinary Academy||25 S. Third Street||William P. Thompson|
|The Patio Place||416 Ash Street||Amy Petroy|
|Pearl||503 Centre Street||John & Lori Lecker|
|Oak Tree Gallery||432 S. 8th Street||Susan Sax
|Law Office of David G. Nilson||910 S. 8th Street||David G. Nilson|
|Angeline Crawford||501 Centre Street||Angeline Crawford|
|Nailady Linda, LLC||1401 Park Avenue||Linda White|
|Digital Village||961687 Gateway Blvd.||Charlie Monroe|
|AT&T Authorized Retailer||1454 Sadler Road||Spring Communications Holding, Inc.|
|Cumberland Sound Guide Service||1 Front Street||Rick & Cathy Chapman|
During December 2015, the city surveyed 243 permits, 30 more than the same period in 2014. This activity brought the city $185,156 in fees. Permits were issued for 11 new buildings.
Permits for the 2015 calendar year outpaced those issued for calendar year 2014. The city surveyed 3,001 permits, including those for 95 new buildings, in 2015. These activities brought in $1.670M in revenue. In 2014, permits numbered 2,723, of which 81 represented new buildings. Revenue for 2014 was #1.546M.
New Housing Starts – December 2015
|Stephen Halloran & Janet Mann||1128 N. Fletcher Ave.||Custom Carpentry by Rob Psulkowski, Inc.|
|Riverside Homes of North Florida||2945 Sea Grape Drive||Riverside Homes of North Florida|
|Glenn & Denise Evensen||2115 Safe Harbor Lane||Seda Construction Company|
|D&H Homes LLC||1890 Amelia Oaks Drive||D&H Homes LLC|
|D&H Homes LLC||1894 Amelia Oaks Drive||D&H Homes LLC|
|Tamsin Koch||1004 Alachua Street||The Kirouac Group|
|Thomas & Laura Koenig||1008 Alachua Street||The Kirouac Group|
|Mike Kegler||325 Vernon Street||America’s Home Place Inc.|
|Lee Kolb & Susan Best||1630 Nolen Lane||Castleton Homes LLC|
Miscellaneous – December 2015
|Construct interior remodel of kitchen||Thomas & Mary Duffy||2028 Alachua Street||Parker Contracting, LLC|
|Construct interior & exterior renovations||Hugh Williams Trustee||1415 Atlantic Avenue||Castleton Homes LLC|
|Construct exterior & interior remodel||William Hardy Thrift||231 N. Third Street||Intact Construction Management Group LLC|
|Construct 20 MW Power Plant for Chip Plant Structure & equipment||Rayonier Performance Fibers||22 Gum Street||C.R. Meyer & Sons Company|
|Construct int/ext remodel for tenant
|Big Oak on Eighth LLC||432 S. 8th Street||Johnson Homebuilders, Inc.|
|Construct block bedroom addition||Justin & Heather Zellers||1611 Alachua Street||Brannan Construction Company|
|Construct inground swimming pool||Daniel T. Ward Trustee||3036 S. Fletcher Ave.||Pools by John Garner, LLC|
|Construct level V enclosure & renovate kitchen & pantry||Margaret Laware &W. Buchanan||1502 Canopy Drive||J.D. Phillips Building Contractor|
|Construct kitchen remodel||Richard & Mary Cramer||2351 Yardarm Way||The Kirouac Group|
|Demolish entire structure||Michael & Connie Andres||2134 S. Fletcher Ave.||W.H. Gross Construction Co.|
Editor’s Note: Suanne Z. Thamm is a native of Chautauqua County, NY, who moved to Fernandina Beach from Alexandria,VA, in 1994. As a long time city resident and city watcher, she provides interesting insight into the many issues that impact our city. We are grateful for Suanne’s many contributions to the Fernandina Observer.