Tampa City Council approves brownfield designation for planned Seminole Heights WalMart
Thursday morning Tampa City Council unanimously approved a brownfield designation for the site where WalMart plans to build a big-box store in Seminole Heights.
That will give the retail giant tax breaks for building on the Hillsborough Avenue site of a former auto dealership.
Council member Frank Reddick said there will be a public meeting next week.
"I'm pretty sure quite a few of us receive emails from certain individuals asking us to delay this but I just want to say that on October 8 at 6:30 pm I'm holding a community meeting at Reagan Park with the executives at Walmart who will be in town to answer any questions any one in the community has about Walmart. So, I just want to put that notice out there that this meeting is going to take place on October 8, 6:30 at Reagan Park. They has agreed to come in town, meet with the residents, meet with anyone in the community discussing the questions, concerns, they might have.
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