LDouglas

LDouglas

Guess they figured it's a good time to ask Duke for a favor since they just did one for them. Anyway, it sounds like the current commissioners are saying to heck with keeping Citrus County a beautiful place to live and retire. Industrial all the way. They can't turn us into one huge city …

LDouglas

How fair to landowners who have been paying greater taxes for land already zoned industrial and probably paid a premium for it because of that zoning too. Some states at least enact a roll back tax on land converted from ag to another use. For instance in NY, if you want to change from ag…

LDouglas

He'll probably think it's the tortoise's fault he got arrested and will hate them even more. Ugh.


LDouglas

How fair to landowners who have been paying greater taxes for land already zoned industrial and probably paid a premium for it because of that zoning too. Some states at least enact a roll back tax on land converted from ag to another use. For instance in NY, if you want to change from ag…

LDouglas

Or tourism could have been down due to the press the Gulf Coast has had over red tide.


LDouglas

I'm still stuck on figuring how it could cost $45 million to do a study....

LDouglas

Another thought, if the extension is to alleviate traffic in the case of an evacuation during an impending storm, why bring the people back towards 19 and the coast?

LDouglas

It would be nice to see a clear map of what they're talking about. I know Dunnellon Rd. exits to 19 at Red Level. It's not a road that needs any more traffic than it already has.

LDouglas

"....heart disease, respiratory disease, ..."
I wonder if in time those will go down simply because they've shuttered to coal burning plant.
That said, better education is a definite must since 80-90% of chronic diseases are diet and lifestyle related.

LDouglas

" turned a Nissan XE pickup truck onto Halls River Road from the left-hand, southbound turn lane of U.S. 19, but drove in front of a southbound Toyota Scion,"
It seems to me, if both were in the southbound side of US 19, the couple turning right onto Hall's River Road should ha…