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||Three newspaper articles
||Three newspaper articles: (1) "Tampa, St. Pete funds sought, ..."; (2) State News Highlights in The Tampa Tribune, announcing gift of 250 acres of Pasco County land made to SWFWMD, ..., May 11, 1972; and (3) "Water District Budget Ordered."
||May 11, 1972
||North America -- United States of America -- Florida
||Box 3, Folder 5A ( WATER SHORTAGE, VOL. I. B3F5 ), Item 28
||Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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wo fl t abU g sia i onal The water agemey director ball park," but he would nbt
th largest landowner was was to "stop the ightng be could keep St. P say specifically how much
Tampa Downs,' whidi has tween gQvernmental u its anyi othit g body eah -v"rni bod
"S000 to 4,000 acres." over d g water re- d i n- or would,conbute.
Twachtmann said Cason sourc e water official a wa dereb fotoee coop- In proposing the purchase
recently acquired" some of doesn't mgtrng oe wacte re o n al approach of the land, Twachtmann said
the .proper from the J. mann said'.e We Twr supply. it was a "race" against time
construct family firm in Howns a A recent development in "It's a possibility that the to acquire the land before
borough County the, area which may have af- 'district coid keep anyone "extensive development"
Plbas t fected SWFWMD's decision to from drilling," Twaeebhuana takes place in the atea.
PlAns to acquire a portion purchase the land in conjunc- said. The water official said he
of Cyre s Creek *as a "flood tion ,with bay area govern- Caig 14,000 es "concerned" espcaloly
by' area, been 1 xg U 14,000ae gsa
detenti area" have been i meits is the City of St. "k about proposed development
SWFWMD long range plans Pet&sburg's purchase of 90 key location," Twachtmin a bn t by Tampa Downs.
for some time, Twachtmapn acres adjacent to th said his board was only ask- y Tampa Downs.
said, but within the last few posed regional wellfield ro- ing for Tampa St. Peters-g
months, the thinking of the rTewachma sa lool d burg, Pineuas nd Has- th the -four governmental
water regulatory body has upon xs urc h as "o a brought counties 'to "#1 1 bodies, Twachtmanh said tse
good thuig" and said he would money to assist in the acquisi- money would be reimbursed
S"We decided to go faster in rather see St. Petersburg ton of the tand overr a period o years it f
the acquisition ij order to spend its water resource de- Twachtmann said a $ mil- e m u -
,p epment of the sur- velapment money on the re- lion contributor from each volved ha -ig a place to go
property from en- gional approach. goM wotid -Vt k'1a-tin fg aateroce." .
roa 9 and to establish a --W 4 wd the for a ,ater au .e."
M.a regional wellfield for- i
the Tampa Bay area," ___
Part of the interest in es-
State News Highlights u r ,v
Environmental Ed Grant App
A gift of 250 acres of Pasco erative executive was charged Et M f fl S
Countlyaud W maee yester- yesterday with receiving kick- 7 million budg r
day to the d Floida backs from a Brooksville Ford 1972-73 made it through
W atr w ti strict agency on vehicles he bought lie hearing in BroekslllI
ac -I37 T"WiIgI 3Y*a Pasco i- there for the co-op. terday without adverse i
elf^ m Telawnd aflturntled over EDUCATION mission e sent at district
B canal andaq rre cottto greis e Erte North Carol mma. County commissioner.
lie projects oug h, former Withla he federal government has rcoua pr
wouldthwet doochee River Electric Coop The Southwest Floridaecond year of a natural gabya courmpat .
Jqpeing Already Wta for Flrida, Marylandand tried to bribe an I a
coaeochee River Electic Coop- The Southwest Florida of a natural gas ce p*. '.
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