ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA) - The city of St. Pete is embarking on a whole new pier process. 

Peter Clark is a member of a new pier task force which has decided to hold five public hearings starting next week on what the public wants in a pier.

One of the meetings will be during the day, others will be held at night.

Last August, voters rejected a proposed pier design called "The Lens". 

Mayor Rick Kriseman says he hopes to have a new pier by 2017.

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