The plan has not been changed since its inception in 1990, and Florida law requires cities to show constant growth; while continuously identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
Edwin “Buzz” Eddy, Gulf Breeze City Manager, said the changes are minuscule and won’t affect the lives of Gulf Breeze residents.
One of the goals of the amendments is to do a better job of articulating the underlying vision of the community. In their mission statement, city leaders have identified the need to preserve and enhance hometown character and natural environment, while fostering high quality family life. They’ve also developed a vision of being known as the most livable city in America by the year 2020.
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