Updated mobility fees proposed in Pasco

The Pasco County Commission is expected to take final action on an update to the county’s mobility fees at its Dec. 11 meeting. Commissioners are expected to approve several changes, which include adding new categories and reducing some fees. Mobility fees are based on the transportation impacts caused by new development, which is typically expressed in the number of trips the development … [Read more...]

Cardel Homes Introduces The Enclave At Lake Padgett

There are more lakes in Land O’ Lakes than anywhere else in Pasco County. And, of its dozens of lakes, none is more desirable than Lake Padgett, a spring-fed, 200-acre lake that is the largest in central Pasco. Lake Padgett has been home to beautiful waterfront homes for over 50 years, where residents enjoy boating, water skiing and long views of cypress-lined shores, and stunning sunrises and … [Read more...]

ICI Model Home Now For Sale in Asturia

One of Tampa’s most preeminent builders, ICI Homes, is selling its model home in Asturia in central Pasco County. “Our Serena model has top-of-the-line upgrades and is a tremendous value for families looking to move this year,” said Sales Manager Leah Turner. The one-story Serena is built on a beautiful conservation lot and is loaded with elegant upgrades. At 2,217 square feet, it has four … [Read more...]

Santa and his Elves Invite You To Asturia

The third annual Holiday Festival is being hosted at Asturia — a master-planned community in Odessa — on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the public. Youngsters will enjoy a candy cane express train, face-painting elf, balloon-artist elf, holiday carnival games, meet-and-greet surprise holiday characters, holiday treats and, of course, sitting on Santa’s lap … [Read more...]

International business increasing in Pasco

Pasco County has been making strides in the arena of international trade, and Pasco County Commissioner Kathryn Starkey provided a briefing on the topic at a recent North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce luncheon. In introducing Starkey, Hope Allen, president/CEO of the North Tampa Chamber said: “Kathryn Starkey is a huge advocate of Pasco County. “It’s wonderful that Pasco now has a seat … [Read more...]

Pasco sets its legislative priorities

The Pasco County Commission has identified a list of priorities it would like the Pasco County legislative delegation to support. The delegation is scheduled to have its annual public meeting on Dec. 17 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Pasco County School Board’s campus, 7227 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. The session allows members of the public and various interest groups to address the … [Read more...]

Construction begins to link recreational trails

Pasco County’s engineering services had an event on Oct. 30 to celebrate the construction of the new Starkey Gap Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail that will link the Starkey and Suncoast Trails in Pasco County to the Pinellas Trail. Construction of the new multi-use 2.4 mile-trail is expected to be completed in the summer of 2019. Once the segment is finished, it will provide connectivity to a … [Read more...]

LOL Swampfest returns with carnival fun

The fall Swampfest will celebrate its 10th annual event at Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., from Nov. 1 through Nov. 4. The Land O’ Lakes High School Athletic Booster Club is hosting the event, and invites the public to come and enjoy the festivities. Twenty-four carnival rides will be set up on the premises by Arnold Amusements Inc. A one-night armband for unlimited … [Read more...]

Brightman Family Loves Asturia and Their Ashton Woods Home

Alex and Jessica Brightman were one of the first Ashton Woods homeowners in Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa, along the State Road 54 corridor. Two years later, the young couple will be bringing home their second child to their Ashton Woods home, when their son is born in January. “We just love our Ashton Woods home and living in Asturia,” said Alex, who works in the IT field. “We … [Read more...]

Bexley Offers Homebuyers Luxury Custom Options

Building a home is part of the American dream. It’s exciting to select a lot and choose a floor plan that fits your needs. You watch expectantly as builders construct your home. And since you’re the very first person to live in a newly constructed home, many builders allow you to put your very own stamp on it by selecting the finishes, cabinets and flooring that you want. Bexley by Newland … [Read more...]