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Hillsborough Legislative Delegation supports a bill to turn taxi permits into private property listen

09/27/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tuesday the Hillsborough County Legislative Delegation took public comment, and considered five proposed local bills. The meeting is expected to last all day.

About 70 members of the public signed up to let their representatives know their demands. Four of five proposed local bills were also passed, with the exception of one that was withdrawn, related to a $6 million [com...

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Pinellas rejects dock on Crystal Beach listen

08/05/08 Emily Reddy
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A Crystal Beach man who wants to build a dock behind his waterfront house was told “no” today by the Pinellas County Commission. Dozens of Crystal Beach residents spoke out against allowing the dock to be built before commissioners voted.

Glenn Bergoffen says he wants the dock behind his house so that he can go fishing with his grandkids. When he bought his house five years ago, he says he assumed he could build a dock because there had been one there in the past. But, the beachfront ...

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Pinellas land preservation amendment closer to ballot listen

08/05/08 Emily Reddy
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Pinellas County Commissioners moved one step closer today to putting a charter amendment on the November ballot to require public approval of the sale of any of the county’s environmental lands.

After years of debate, a compromise amendment focused on conserving county-owned environmental lands in Pinellas County is now all-but-certain to go to voters in November. Final tweaking is being done to the amendment before what looks to be a finalizing of the language by the commission on Aug. ...

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