Title: Voters approve land purchase program {Palm Beach County}
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Title: Voters approve land purchase program {Palm Beach County}
Alternate Title: AP news release. "Voters approve land purchase program {Palm Beach County}
Physical Description: 1p.
Language: English
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
General Note: Box 5, Folder 5 ( SF LAND ACQUISITION ), Item 7
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Voters approve land purchase program
Under the proposal,the non-profit Land Preserva-
Associated Press tion Trust will negotiate to buy portions of 14 tracts
rated as the most pristine native habitat among 38
WEST PALM BEACH Voters are being com- parcels identified in the county.
mended for their forward thinking in approving a More than 31,000 acres assessed at $314-million
$100-million bond issue to preserve native scrub and will be sought.
wetlands in fast-developing Palm Beach County. The bond issue will cost the owner of a $100,000
The bond issue passed Tuesday with almost two- house with a homestead exemption an extra $15.50 a
thirds of the vote in a special election, which attracted year in property taxes if assessments remain about
only a 17 percent turnout, the same. The bonds must be repaid in 20 years.

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