It appears we have a high concentration of sex-offenders, prostitutes, drug-users and alcoholics living in the old, dilapidated mobile home parks along and slightly behind Clw-Largo Road. Can the city offer incentives to redevelopment of these businesses somehow? Take a drive between 8th Ave. North and Rosery Road and count the prostitutes and drunks on any given day. Planting more flowers and installing better signage won't clean up the slums that exist in downtown Largo. Want to create a more vibrant, business-friendly and safe community? Get rid of the mobile home parks downtown.
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The magnitude of 50 mph+ speeders and cut through traffic on Adrian Avenue is beyond dangerous. We DO NOT see any extra patrols despite numerous requests from several residents. The obnoxious Boom Boom bass cars is downright a noise violation and after reading the statutes IS a reason to pull them over.
The "Stealth" radar which the PD will not tell us where is placed is overdue for another one, but at a different location than what they have been using. My neighbor and I have offered our properties which are in an appropriate location to place the device for an actual ACCURATE calculation of speed.
We have requested speed tables and were told there is no plan on installing any on Adrian Avenue or other nearby streets incurring the same issues. Enough is enough.
The street is pitch black at night, regardless of the LED bulb being installed on the one and only tree covered streetlight located about 6 houses down from our area. Without homeowner expensed lights on, it's literally pitch black. Walking is dangerous and overall given the number of break ins and burglaries.... DANGEROUS.
We've been asking for more streetlights and speed tables since 2011 and have been denied each time. The LPD has commented that streetlights are needed on Adrian Avenue. Perhaps the Commission, City Manager, and Engineers should take a ride down Adrian Ave on a Friday night, sit and stay a while to witness what happens on this Block. Only then will you see what you cannot seen to see.
The only thing I have encountered in SW Largo in the "City of Progress"; Progressing BACKWARDS. Crime is up, MVAs are up, open air drug deals continue and it's a drag strip at times. We need to see progress SOON. The city of Largo has treated SW Largo as a redheaded stepchild for too long.
Please put some kind of sound barrier up at the Highland Recreation Center Aquatic center, (or perhaps physically put the speakers lower on the poles) the sound from the speakers at the pool is extremely loud and the noise trajectory is directly at the neighboring "community" homes that live near-by. We have asked ever since the recreation center was built but still no one has addressed it. Even Largo Police have said something should be done. PLEASE address this issue. Thank you.
It would provide the perfect opportunity for local businesses to get started. Maintain an "All About Largo" theme as much as possible with no cheezy dollar stores. Food trucks could supply the eats. Local musicians, dancers, comedians and actors could entertain. Micro Brews and baked goods. Fruits, veggies,flowers and local honey. Fresh eggs! Talented craftspeoples could sell their wares. Fundraising car washes, All the folks that would truly appreciate the opportunity to get their own business off the ground, but can't afford paying ridiculous rent would surly be interested. Offer tables to local non-profits that help the community, Have a firetruck on display, K9 demos, Veteran Support groups, but wait there's more!!! Sincerely, Alexis Colman Perez
There used to be a gate that opened pretty easily at both entrances. I know that it didn't keep the kids in 100% but as a parent it gave me a piece of mind. I would like to have those gates brought back.
I would like to see some of the alley's that are not paved and used by commercial vehicles (behind Class Appliance) paved and the roads that are not paved be paved.
How do I get speed bumps installed in my neighborhood. Especially near the bike trail exit to taylor lake park? People speed to fast and hitting a bicyclist is serious potential danger.
We are on McKay Creek near the bridge at Hickory and Rosemary Drs. We were informed that the sewage contaminated soil that is dug out of the creek on Hickory will be stored or dumped on the empty lot on Hickory Dr. Is this true? We are not in favour of this as we are sure it will smell bad. How long will the earth be there?
On 138th St (there are probably others as well), the Dead End sign cannot be read by drivers coming from the East or West due to the angle of the sign and the tree that grow in front of it. As a result cars and large trucks turn onto 138th, thinking it is a through street. This is particularly unfortunate for the trucks, as the cul de sac at the end is too small for them to easily maneuver and they have to pull onto resident's lawns and into driveways too small and thin for their trucks. Perhaps an unobscured V-shaped Dead End sign facing East and West at the corner of 138th St and 126th Ave, including a No Truck sign, would be helpful and greatly appreciated.
Monthly or quarterly gun safety class instructed by Largo Police Department with the attendance of parent/guardian. Although gun safety starts in the home (for those who choose to own guns) a class taught by the local Police Department would provide an opportunity for children/teens as well as the local community it have a positive interaction with local police while being reminded or taught for the first time gun safety related topics and remind parents/guardians of the importance of firearm security/safety both within the home and at the range.