Mount Dora City Council voted 7-0 tonight to approve a compromise landscape plan for four Live Oaks trees to be added downtown. The trees will be planted on 4th Avenue (between Donnelly Street and Baker), as well as Donnelly Street (between 4th and 3rd Avenue) in lieu of four parking spaces.
The council also discussed re-visiting last year's downtown streetscape that lined a portion of two streets, Donnelly Street and 3rd Avenue, with palms instead of shade trees.
The council will now be moving on to other city matters, including exploring improving downtown parking. There is a public workshop scheduled for the issue on July 22.