Q&A: Mayor Ken Welch on St. Pete’s ups and downs in 2022 and what’s ahead for 2023

St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch is wrapping up his first year in office — a year filled with headline-making decisions and significant shifts in the market. In the first 10 months in office, he led the charge for a hard reset. He canceled a proposal to redevelop the Municipal Services Center, rejected Moffitt Cancer Center’s project in downtown St. Pete, killed Dynasty Financial Partners’ plan to redevelop property near Tropicana Field and restarted the RFP process to redevelop the 86-acre…Original Article