Message from the Mayor – May 25, 2021
For the past several years, the city has struggled to establish street trees that will thrive along JFK Boulevard. Apparently, the wide open east-west corridor makes it especially difficult for many species of street trees to survive in this environment. We’ve had several landscaping professionals review this issue; and after the most recent failure of these trees, we’ve decided to try something a little different. In recognition of the re-opening of businesses and a return to normalcy, and with a wish to make our city’s entrance as inviting as possible, we are placing palm trees along the JFK corridor. We know these won’t be permanent and we know we’ll need to do something else when winter comes, but we thought this would be a nice touch; and we think it’ll look great when you come over the bridge.
Also along JFK Boulevard,