Latest Push to Buy Golf Course

In the BOCC meeting held on Oct 6, the commissioners voted to prepare a new purchase contract for the county to buy the Gulf Harbors golf course. The instruction given by Commissioner Starkey to staff was to remove the contingency in the previous contract that...

Soil Removal Completed

SP2 Technologies completed the soil removal on the golf course according to the plan approved by the FDEP.  The report on the soil removal is shown below.  The plan called for removal of all soil where the arsenic content exceeded 5.5 mg/kg.  This level was allowed by...

FDEP Response to 2nd Progress Report

Below is the response from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to the 2nd progress report on the ongoing environmental testing of the Gulf Harbors golf course. This testing is being done pursuant to a protocol set out in March 2018. The golf course...

New MSBU Deceives Public

UPDATE: May 28, 2019. The county has removed the commissioners’ vote on the MSBU from the May 21 agenda, and said that it was moved to a “date uncertain”. We will be monitoring this if it comes up for another vote in the future. May 14, 2019...

TBT Article May 28 2019

Submitted by Mitchell Kobernick There was an article published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 28 discussing the status of the golf course litigation, which is shown below. In the article, the author refers to Diane stating that “…she started the lawsuit fearing the...

30 Foot Buffer Required

Below is an excerpt from the deposition of Diane Kobernick that was taken during the course of the current lawsuit she filed. The questioner is county attorney Nicki Spirtos. The point being made is that the county will have an obligation to maintain a 30 foot buffer...


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