New layout for SPI

Staff Writer

The South Padre Is­land City Commission met on Wednesday eve­ning and came out of the room with heads held high as the building or­dinances for the city are now seeing changes.

After a two-year long battle, Padre Blvd. and the entertainment dis­trict are expect to see some changes in build­ing standards for new developments.

With the new ordi­nance applauded pass­ing its first reading in the city meeting, the wheels are turning to give SPI a more people friendly layout, said Rick Vasquez, SPI tran­sit and development di­rector.

To see this story in print, pick up a copy of the Aug. 22 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press or check out our E-edition by clicking here.

Shown are sketches of what the City Commissioners of South Padre Island hope Padre Blvd. will develop into after new ordinances have been passed. (Courtesy images)

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    • Michael R. on August 20, 2011 at 12:15 pm
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    Website’s lookin’ good.

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