St. Petersburg City Council is moving on with the Pier Park. The City Council approved $5.2 billion in contracts for the new pier today.
Pier Park will replace the decade’s old inverted pyramid.
The contract was approved with a seven to one vote, with only Councilman Wengay Newton voting against it.
“It is absolutely a terrible idea to tear down their pier before you get all the permits on something you're going to put out there. I don't care what process you want to spin it with,” he said at the council meeting.