Tagged: Hillsborough County Commission

Wimauma Sprawl Project, Part 2: Withdrawn

Good news! The developer has withdrawn their proposal to build what we’ve been calling Part 2 of the Wimauma Sprawl Project.This was a prime example of urban sprawl: 1,500 houses in rural Wimauma (in orange on this map) on Bullfrog Creek wetlands …

Victory at Mill Bayou!

We won! We protected the Little Manatee River and her wildlife from a developer who wanted to bulldoze hundreds of native trees just to build 8 houses on a skinny mangrove-lined spit in the middle of the river at Mill Bayou, and let the new McMans…

Cone Ranch is saved!

Thanks to diligent citizens who refused to take “no” for an answer, the county has, finally, found a way to transfer Cone Ranch from the Water Dept. to ELAPP — immediately! After months of insisting that there was NO WAY this could be accomplished…

Let’s save Cone Ranch now — not 5 years from now.

Please write the county commissioners and ask them to save Cone Ranch by putting it in ELAPP now — not 5 years from now. Thursday (tomorrow) at 1:30 Commissioners will consider waiting 5 years, while striking a deal with the Water Utility that has…