It was standing room only inside an air-conditioned tent pitched on a Charlotte County field Monday – as hundreds of state and local officials gathered to watch Governor Jeb Bush sign the Babcock Preservation Act. While the new law does set aside 310-million-dollars for the purchase of 74-thousand-acres of Babcock Ranch for preservation, it does not mean developer Syd Kitson can get started on his planned community on the remaining land. WGCU’s Mike Kiniry has the story.
Tuesday, 20 June 2006 01:00
Babcock Preservation Act SigningWritten by Mike Kiniry