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Summit Daily News
Breckenridge-area housing project Trails at Berlin Placer takes 2 steps forward, 1 backBerlin Placer at the intersection of Sallie Barber and Baldy roads continued to
Summit Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
Berlin Placer at the intersection of Sallie Barber and Baldy roads continued to move through rezoning requirements with the Board of County Commissioners when the three-member panel gave conditional approval to shift the 23.4-acre land parcel listed... Read more
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The Star
Highland View Elementary comes downfailed before finalizing a contract for $650,000 last October. That deal was a
The Star / Posted yesterday
failed before finalizing a contract for $650,000 last October. That deal was able to happen due to a zoning change by the Board of County Commissioners on the 7.92-acre lot, from a zoning that fit a use for a school, to a mixed... Read more
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The Star
County maintains millageThe Board of County Commissioners took the first step forward on a new budget b
The Star / Posted yesterday
The Board of County Commissioners took the first step forward on a new budget by standing in place on a key number. By TIM CROFTThe Port St. Joe Star | 850-227-7827@PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com The Board of County Commissioners took the first step... Read more
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The Star
Port Authority, county nearing agreementThe Port St. Joe Port Authority and Board of County Commissioners are reportedl
The Star / Posted yesterday
The Port St. Joe Port Authority and Board of County Commissioners are reportedly close to an interlocal agreement. By TIM CROFTThe Port St. Joe Star | 850-227-7827@PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com A road will take them; local officials are trying for a... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa sees job growth, future possibilitiesMash, a military contractor, will add 10 employees and invest $500,000, accordi
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted yesterday
Mash, a military contractor, will add 10 employees and invest $500,000, according to a report Ogletree gave Tuesday to the Board of County Commissioners. In addition, 19 companies are showing an active interest in the county, which would mean more... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Guest Comment: Lee County wholly committed to ‘One organization, one community’clear that harassment/discrimination based on a protected class will not be tol
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
clear that harassment/discrimination based on a protected class will not be tolerated in Lee County, Florida, nor by the Board of County Commissioners on behalf of its employees." Our cultural differences are what make Lee County government's... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Extension request forwarded to FEMABONIFAY – Holmes County FEMA Coordinator Joey Marsh updated the Board of County
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
BONIFAY – Holmes County FEMA Coordinator Joey Marsh updated the Board of County Commissioners at their July 11 regular session meeting on the status of the extension request for FEMA work. The request has been forwarded on to FEMA from the Florida... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Orange County commissioners approve $4B budgetThe Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday approved Orange County Mayor Teres
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
The Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday approved Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs' $4 billion budget proposal. The approval increases the Orange County Sheriff's Office's $216 million budget by $18 million. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Commissioners to vote on $18M budget increase for Orange County Sheriff's OfficeThe Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday to vote on Orange County
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
The Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday to vote on Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs' $4 billion budget proposal. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings asked commissioners last month to increase the agency's $216 million budget by $18... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Plan for 200-acre racing attraction moves ahead near Disney Worldsaid Monday the new plan in Osceola “doesn’t involve the Richard Petty Driving
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
said Monday the new plan in Osceola “doesn’t involve the Richard Petty Driving Experience.” In 2013, the Osceola Board of County Commissioners approved a zoning amendment to rezone the property as a commercial tourist area. The noise... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Deschutes Falls Park ‘a hidden gem again’the park’s caretaker, constructing parking lots, and installing safety fences a
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
the park’s caretaker, constructing parking lots, and installing safety fences and signage, Hibdon said. On Tuesday, the Board of County Commissioners voted 2-0 to grant a $54,396 bid to CMH Homes of Lacey for the manufactured home. Commissioner... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
NEW: Over 100 sea turtles hatch in Key West for first time in 30 yearsof sea turtles hatched in Key West and made their way into the ocean on Sunday.
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
of sea turtles hatched in Key West and made their way into the ocean on Sunday. “It was a sight to behold,” Monroe County Board of County Commissioners said in a Facebook post on Thursday. “104 baby loggerhead turtles – just 2 inches long –... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Proposed development projected to make $32.1M economic impactrevenue within Washington County. Specifically, estimates predict $713,745 in
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
revenue within Washington County. Specifically, estimates predict $713,745 in Ad Valorem going to the Washington County Board of County Commissioners, $535,353 going to the Washington County School Board, and $186, 369 going to the City of... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Over 100 sea turtles hatch in Key West for first time in 30 yearsof sea turtles hatched in Key West and made their way into the ocean on Sunday.
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 7 days ago
of sea turtles hatched in Key West and made their way into the ocean on Sunday. “It was a sight to behold,” Monroe County Board of County Commissioners said in a Facebook post on Thursday. “104 baby loggerhead turtles – just 2 inches long –... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Commission proclamation declares Lee County a Purple Heart CountyOn June 20, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners, chaired by John Manni
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 7 days ago
On June 20, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners, chaired by John Manning, adopted a resolution proclaiming Lee County as n official Purple Heart County. Commander Jack Wagner of Chapter 696 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart in... Read more
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The Star
County declares state of emergency for erosionDuring a special meeting Tuesday the Board of County Commissioners put in place
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
During a special meeting Tuesday the Board of County Commissioners put in place a local state of emergency to address coastal erosion problems, By TIM CROFTThe Port St. Joe Star | 850-227-7827@PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com During a special meeting... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Lee County is wholly committed to ‘one organization, one community’government does not tolerate workplace discrimination for any of its 2,500-plus
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 8 days ago
government does not tolerate workplace discrimination for any of its 2,500-plus employees at any of its sites. The Lee Board of County Commissioners on June 20 voted unanimously to approve the updated Lee County Policy and Procedure Manual, the... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Guest Commentary: Lee County wholly committed to ‘One organization, one community’government does not tolerate workplace discrimination for any of its 2,500-plus
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
government does not tolerate workplace discrimination for any of its 2,500-plus employees at any of its sites. The Lee Board of County Commissioners on June 20 voted unanimously to approve the updated Lee County Policy and Procedure Manual, the... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Guest Comment: County wholly committed to ‘One organization, one community’clear that harassment/discrimination based on a protected class will not be tol
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
clear that harassment/discrimination based on a protected class will not be tolerated in Lee County, Florida, nor by the Board of County Commissioners on behalf of its employees." Our cultural differences are what make Lee County government's... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Guest Opinon: Lee County wholly committed to ‘One organization, one community’government does not tolerate workplace discrimination for any of its 2,500-plus
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 8 days ago
government does not tolerate workplace discrimination for any of its 2,500-plus employees at any of its sites. The Lee Board of County Commissioners on June 20 voted unanimously to approve the updated Lee County Policy and Procedure Manual, the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
El Paso County commissioner reacts to Maketa partial verdictprocess first began," Littleton said. Despite the jury finding Maketa not guil
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 9 days ago
process first began," Littleton said. Despite the jury finding Maketa not guilty on three counts, Littleton stands by the Board of County Commissioners unanimous request for his resignation. "Something happened in that third term in how he... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach County considers suing drug companies over opioid crisisand Melissa McKinlay listen during the presentation of the opioid crisis report
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 days ago
and Melissa McKinlay listen during the presentation of the opioid crisis report during a meeting of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners in West Palm Beach Tuesday, April 4, 2017. On Tuesday, July 11, the commission unanimously... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Commissioners appoint three to trauma advisory councilcontinued improvement of this EMST system. The region includes Baca, Bent, Crow
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
continued improvement of this EMST system. The region includes Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero, and Prowers County. Each Board of County Commissioners establishes the primary council by the appointment of two general members and one executive... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
MLS, local leaders to meet, rally 'Power the Pitch' supportJuly 18th,” Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio said via email. “We can’t sp
The Charlotte Post / Posted 9 days ago
July 18th,” Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio said via email. “We can’t speak for City Council, but the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners has been made aware of the visit.” July 18: MLS executives visit Charlotte July 19: MLS... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County, Denver Water await final approvals for multi-million-dollar dam projectproject, not slow it down," said Wockner. "We're not trying to delay things, we
Summit Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
project, not slow it down," said Wockner. "We're not trying to delay things, we're trying to stop it altogether." Summit's Board of County Commissioners believes the complex deal is a fair one, considering what the area's water future may have... Read more
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First Coast News
Nassau County Commissioners debate gas tax increaseThe Nassau Board of County Commissioners will hear a public debate Monday night
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
The Nassau Board of County Commissioners will hear a public debate Monday night regarding whether or not it'll implement an additional five cent gas tax, which would increase the total gas tax to 12 cents. If approved, the five cent gas tax will be... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Ethics ruling clears Berger to vote on GL Homes-related issuesprohibited from participating in discussions and voting on matters when Mr. Aar
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
prohibited from participating in discussions and voting on matters when Mr. Aaronson appears before the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners,” the ruling states. Commissioner Berger did not return calls for comment Friday. The ethics... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Island residents discuss proposed rezoning for Woodstock Airportstaff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before t
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 15 days ago
staff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before the Lee County Hearing Examiner and then the Board of County Commissioners. "There will be plenty of notice of the hearings with a letter mailed to every property owner... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Island residents discuss proposed rezoning for Woodstock Airportstaff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before t
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
staff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before the Lee County Hearing Examiner and then the Board of County Commissioners. "There will be plenty of notice of the hearings with a letter mailed to every property owner... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Island residents discuss proposed rezoning for Woodstock Airportstaff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before t
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
staff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before the Lee County Hearing Examiner and then the Board of County Commissioners. "There will be plenty of notice of the hearings with a letter mailed to every property owner... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Island residents discuss proposed rezoning for Woodstock Airportstaff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before t
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
staff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before the Lee County Hearing Examiner and then the Board of County Commissioners. "There will be plenty of notice of the hearings with a letter mailed to every property owner... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Island residents discuss proposed rezoning for Woodstock Airportstaff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before t
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 15 days ago
staff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before the Lee County Hearing Examiner and then the Board of County Commissioners. "There will be plenty of notice of the hearings with a letter mailed to every property owner... Read more
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The Star
County approves emergency sandThe Board of County Commissioners held an emergency meeting Monday to approve s
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
The Board of County Commissioners held an emergency meeting Monday to approve sand placement on the beaches adjacent to the Cape Shoals development. By MATT COMBSThe Port St. Joe Star | 850-229-7843@MattPSJStar | mcombs@starfl.com The Board of... Read more
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The Star
Property values show biggest increase in yearshave seen gradual increase which is good, but we are at nothing like ’05-’06,”
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
have seen gradual increase which is good, but we are at nothing like ’05-’06,” Burke said. In contrast to the Board of County Commissioners, the Gulf County School Board will realize an increase in taxable property values of 14.4... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Peak 2 Fire burning near Breckenridge prompts concern, warnings of evacuationsannounced air support consists of two tankers doing water drops, along with one
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 15 days ago
announced air support consists of two tankers doing water drops, along with one helicopter for support. The Summit County Board of County Commissioners has also issued a ban on open fires. Officials warned all residents and those taking photos... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Woodstock Airport rezoning discussedstaff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before t
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 16 days ago
staff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before the Lee County Hearing Examiner and then the Board of County Commissioners. "There will be plenty of notice of the hearings with a letter mailed to every property owner... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Island residents discuss proposed rezoning for Woodstock Airportstaff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before t
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 16 days ago
staff and preparation of a staff report. This is followed by a hearing before the Lee County Hearing Examiner and then the Board of County Commissioners. "There will be plenty of notice of the hearings with a letter mailed to every property owner... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
BOCC backs out of old school purchaseBONIFAY – The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners has decided to not mo
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
BONIFAY – The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners has decided to not move ahead with the purchase of the old Bonifay Elementary School property in a 3-2 vote. Citing the uncertainty of being able to afford the utilities and insurance... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Gulf County townhomes condemned after beach erosionof beach restoration as something of a tipping point. Michael Dombrowski, Gulf
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
of beach restoration as something of a tipping point. Michael Dombrowski, Gulf County’s coastal engineer, told the Board of County Commissioners in 2015 they likely would see the first structures along the St. Joseph Peninsula undermined in... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
BOCC back out of old school purchaseBONIFAY – The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners has decided to not mo
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
BONIFAY – The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners has decided to not move ahead with the purchase of the old Bonifay Elementary School property in a 3-2 vote. Citing the uncertainty of being able to afford the utilities and insurance... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Florida Association of Counties recognizes KetchelBy News Bulletin contributor Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners Cha
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
By News Bulletin contributor Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Carolyn Ketchel has been appointed to the Vice-Chair position for the Florida Association of Counties’ Finance, Tax and Administration Committee, as well as a 2017... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
30A/395 intersection draws attentionfar back as a half mile in any of the three directions. According to Louis Sve
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
far back as a half mile in any of the three directions. According to Louis Svehla, Public Information Manager for Walton Board of County Commissioners, based on last accounts, the annual average daily traffic through that intersection is 15,000... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
‘Save Mid Valley’ group may sue county over Tree Farm approvalthe Carbondale law firm Whitsitt & Gross to investigate filing a lawsuit as a r
Aspen Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
the Carbondale law firm Whitsitt & Gross to investigate filing a lawsuit as a result of last Monday’s decision by the Eagle Board of County Commissioners to approve the controversial Tree Farm project. The Eagle BOCC voted 2-1 in favor of the... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
NEWS IN BRIEF FOR ST. JOHNS COUNTY, ST. AUGUSTINE & SURROUNDING AREASLarizza’s two-year term begins July 1. County announces Independence Day hours
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 20 days ago
Larizza’s two-year term begins July 1. County announces Independence Day hours All departments of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners, St. Johns County Administrative offices, library branches, and the Pet Center will be closed... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Road name change leads to lawsuitCAROL KENT WYATT WCN_CarolWyatt HOLMES COUNTY - A Bonifay resident says the Ho
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 21 days ago
CAROL KENT WYATT WCN_CarolWyatt HOLMES COUNTY - A Bonifay resident says the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners violated its own procedures by agreeing to change the name of Bylsma Road to Tom Messer Road in February and is now taking that... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Housing should get priority on CU South site, Boulder County commissioners sayCity Council and Boulder's Planning Board would continue to have the power to s
Colorado Daily / Posted 21 days ago
City Council and Boulder's Planning Board would continue to have the power to say yes or no to such changes, and the Board of County Commissioners could call up items they wanted to have their own voice on. "Don't abandon us. Keep that... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Fremont Paving slaps Pueblo County with lawsuit over permit appealCañon City-based gravel mining company Fremont Paving and Redi-Mix has launched
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
Cañon City-based gravel mining company Fremont Paving and Redi-Mix has launched a lawsuit against Pueblo's board of county commissioners after the board decided to hear an appeal to a recent decision to allow the company to operate a gravel mine in... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
FAA lowers flights-per-hour cap at Aspen airportafter Kinney released serious growth projections for the Aspen airport. In ear
Aspen Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
after Kinney released serious growth projections for the Aspen airport. In early December, Kinney informed the Pitkin Board of County Commissioners that growth projections, based upon numbers from previous years, were historically robust. “We... Read more
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The Star
Storm season begins, restoration months awayas something of a tipping point. This was the year, the county’s coastal engin
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
as something of a tipping point. This was the year, the county’s coastal engineer, Michael Dombrowski, told the Board of County Commissioners in 2015 that would likely see the first structures along the peninsula undermined if additional... Read more
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The Star
CBRA push intensifiesBarrier Resources Act (CBRA), is building steam in Washington, D.C. During Tue
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
Barrier Resources Act (CBRA), is building steam in Washington, D.C. During Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the Board of County Commissioners, Michael Stazzella said that the work of his firm, Buchanan Ingersol, was making positive... Read more
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