Central Pasco changes being considered

A number of land-use and zoning changes are being considered on properties within Central Pasco County. The proposals were considered by the Pasco County Commission and its advisory body, the Pasco County Planning Commission last week. The County Commission: Transmitted to the state Department of Economic Opportunity and reviewing agencies a request to amend the county’s land-use plan … [Read more...]

FDOT budgeting future land purchases for 54/41 project

A local task force is expected to make recommendations next year on a traffic fix for the intersection of State Road 54 and U.S. 41, but the Florida Department of Transportation already is budgeting about $32 million for land purchases connected to the project. The funding is slated for fiscal year 2023, as part of the agency’s five-year work plan. The funding for the rights of way for … [Read more...]

Pristine Lakes community moves planned entrance to Ehren Cutoff

Homeowners living along Fletch Road may have won a battle to stop their small rural street from becoming the primary entrance of a large new community. Southern Crafted Homes, which had proposed a 120-unit project around Curve Lake just northwest of Ehren Cutoff, has apparently abandoned its plans to use Fletch Road’s indirect access to U.S. 41, and instead looks poised to purchase nearby … [Read more...]

In Print: It’s a week filled with art, roads and the Guv’na

Trevor Nichols is heading to Washington, D.C. And it's thanks to Coach Keppel. That's Land O' Lakes High School cross-country coach Kris Keppel, of course, who served as the inspiration for a pencil drawing Nichols made that earned him accolades from U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis' Congressional Art Competition. "I really wanted to give my coach something as a gift, something he could have to … [Read more...]