North of Tampa: June 11, 2000
June 11, 2000
Project's features include trails
Zoning hearing master meetings are scheduled for two days this week, Monday and Tuesday at 6 p.m. This is the first chance the public has to speak to them. Rezonings affecting North of Tampa neighborhoods will be heard at Monday's hearing. They include:
Gone in 60 seconds? Try 30, car theft detectives say
When school lets out, car thefts always increase, experts say. But this summer, detectives also must contend with Hollywood.
A team of landscaping and irrigation experts takes over Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club as course renovation begins.
Unified soccer league ready to lace up cleats
The Hillsborough County United Soccer Club will be the largest of its kind in Tampa Bay.
Leto graduate's discipline keeps him on right track
Hard work and success this year have earned Theo Nalezynski a partial scholarship at the University of Florida.
A 6 1/2-foot alligator alarms neighbors in Baybrook when it attacks a trapper's van. It's caught and killed.
Park logging project complete
Flatwoods Park returns to normal hours after workers thin the forest to attract wildlife and promote new undergrowth.
Community plans up for discussion
County commissioners will revisit portions of the plans dealing with limits on commercial development. Fear of litigation is delaying approval of those limits.
Community center opening pushed back to August
The Northdale Community Center, now set to open Aug. 1, still needs work on the inside and landscaping on the outside.
Hearing set on land use plan
The Northwest Plan sets rules for commercial and residential development. It has provisions for maintaining some of the area's rural character.
Home Depot withdraws from site
Despite a favorable zoning ruling, the store makes a "strategic decision" to expand elsewhere.
Flower fees may go to suit
If the Community Development District loses an open government lawsuit, it may use beautification funds to pay for its legal costs. The only other option, says the board chairman, is to raise taxes.
Week in Review
BUDGET WOULD CUT TAX RATE: Hillsborough County unveiled a new budget Wednesday that promises a small reduction in the county property tax rate.