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Looking behind the glitzy plans for North Beach redevelopment

Posted at 10:15 AM, Apr 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-04 13:35:34-04

The North Beach Task Force has put together an impressive vision for the future of North Beach, but is a canal the best way to solve the area’s decades-old drainage problem?

These leaders think so, and want to use that canal as the centerpiece of a River Walk style attraction.  They also want the city to pay for the $40 million canal, saying a North Beach drainage project would cost the city close the same amount.

That begs the question: what do the mayor and city council think?

Check back with us throughout the day for more information on this developing story.