Public Information Meeting

Estero Parkway landscape design

DRB reviews parkway designTed Tryka, project manager, presented the engineering details of the Estero Parkway roadway improvements.

Representatives for Bruce Howard & Assoc. gave a presentation of their landscape design and plant selection for the project which extends from US 41 to Three Oaks Parkway.  They stated they have landscaped thousands of acres of communities, including Bonita Bay and The Brooks.

They have identified various plant zones on Estero Parkway and are working on an integrated look along the roadway, using trees and colorful shrubs which will be trimmed occasionally but never hedged.  Over 80 percent of the plantings will be native plants.

The swales along the road have different water levels during the year so understanding which plants can handle these wet/dry conditions is essential to the success of the project.  They plan to use the swales to put much of the water back into the water table through the use of wetland plants.

They are following the South Florida Water Management District’s Xeriscape recommendations for matching the right plants with existing site conditions so that the use of water, fertilizer, pesticides and labor are minimized. (Landscape presentation, roadway presentation)

Public Comment: 2 residents expressed their opinions regarding the presentation.

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Florida Cancer Specialists

Florida Cancer Specialists ExteriorRepresentatives for Florida Cancer Specialists presented their plans for a medical office and outpatient treatment center located east of US 41 and south of Pelican Colony Blvd., adjacent to Extra Space Storage.

They are planning a single-story medical office and outpatient treatment center with a public space healing garden.  The building as proposed will have 3 tile roof towers to add undulation, with stucco and stone elevations.  There are decorative corbels over the building windows.  The monument signage will include a stone base, stucco and a metal cap.

They plan to maintain the existing buffers and add royal palms to flank their drive entrances, with accent palms and soft plant materials along the entrance to the building and in the healing garden.

Florida Cancer Specialists have over 100 locations in their network.  (Presentation)

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Pavich Center

Pavich Center RenderingThe Pavich Center is proposed as a multi-use commercial facility. This property is located at 21256 Happy Hollow Lane and 8910 Corkscrew Road, approximately 500 feet west of Via Coconut Point Road.

The proposal is to build a two-story, 35-foot tall building with 8,000 square feet of office space and mixed use and 1,050 square feet of restaurant, retail or café, and 950 square feet of courtyard/outdoor seating with 30 parking spaces.

There is a 25 foot setback for the building with a right turn into Happy Hollow, with parking in the back of the building so it will not be visible from the road.   There are scattered awnings with architecture brackets and detailing to mimic railing on the building, and the building will be two shades of white with tinted glass windows.  (Presentation)

No voting occurs during public information meetings.

Additional details will be available in the minutes of this meeting.  Residents may also view the archived meeting by going to the Village website

The next Design Review Board meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2019.