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Commissioners To Hold
Workshops, Public Hearing
On New Water Authority
Hillsborough County Commissionerswill hold two wrkshopsar~a
public hearing on the proposed neworganizational structure of die
WestCoast Regional WaterSupply Authority. .
Changes are being considered thatwill improve theprotection- -
of the environment by reducing the amount of water wididri '
from existingwellfields, and provide assurance offuitir water .
supply development for anticipated growth. The agreement also
calls for the members to share the costs f environmental
protection and water supply development, and should signifi-
cantly reduce the potential for law suits among authority meiie ...:
bers and regulatory agencies. ..:
Current members of the water supply authority are Hillsbor-
ough, Pasco and Pinellas Counties, and the Cities of Tampa
and St. Petersburg. Under the new agreement, the City ofNew
Port Richey will join the group.
The public is invited to attend the meetings. Comment is
welcomed at the public hearing.
DATE: Tuesday, March 31
1st Workshop: 1:30 p.m.
DATE: Wednesday, April 8
2nd Workshop: 1:30 p.m.
Public Hearing: 4 p.m.
PLACE: County Commission Boardroom
Second Floor County Center
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
All meeting facilities are accessible In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act. Any additional necessary accommoda-
tions will be provided with a 48-hour notice.
For more information, please call
BoaAd o County ComueiAionei
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