under top stories. 3 Covering Saint Johns County now...plans to bring a multi-million dollar aquarium to Saint Augustine, is hitting bumpy waters. The underwater attraction was intended to replace an empty landfill, not far from the Marine Center... But last night, the city commission decided NOT to move forward with the project. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem explains how the community swayed the vote. 3 06-11 12-17 19-24 36-41 1'10"- 1'15"00:15 Some say the city of St. Augustine is known for its slow moving traffic and hard to find parking spots and that's why one neighborhood says the St. Augustine Aquarium is not fit to be in their part of town Jackie Rock, Lincolnville Resident 37:14 That area just seems to be not the right spot everybody agreed who lives hereThe proposed eight thousand square feet St. Augustine Aquarium was slated to go in the Lincolnville areabut neighbors we spoke to say they just didn't see the location working out.Judith Seraphin, President of Lincolnville Neighborhood Association 45:49 I think it was really important that the neighborhood was heard . 46:09 I think it was really important that so many people came out and obviously the feelings of the neighborhood with all the traffic already in our neighborhood Judith Seraphin, the President of the Lincolnville Neighborhood Association says the community is concerned about the traffic it would cause along Riberia Street... a road surrounded by homes.":20 hi my name is.... the st augustine aquarium. :29"Shawn Hiester and his wife Cathy are not pleased. The couple was planning to front $8 million of their own money to make this project a reality. Shawn Hiester, Financial Contributor 52:38 we were surprised we got to the meeting and apparently the commission and city manager had decided to put the project on hold and we had not been made aware of that prior so we are disappointed to say the least Hiester says they have three other locations in mind in St. John's County.At this point Hiester will work with the city to see where the best option is for a location.AM C4 TLS. The Saint Augustine Aquarium collected the second most crowdfunding votes during One Spark last week, in the science category. This is a picture of Shawn and Kathy Hee-ster holding their check for more than 14-hundred dollars. This money, along with the 25-thousand-dollars already invested into the project using taxpayer dollars -- is on hold until a new location is chosen.