August 17, 2019

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 4/19/2019

"Not much can happen in four months."

-- Steve Michelini

Many metaphors were employed Thursday to describe the arduous route taken to reach an agreement on protecting Tampa’s trees without stifling development.

Council member Mike Suarez compared the often fractious negotiations to a three-year-long flight. One tree advocate referenced the gestation period of an elephant.

After more than an hour of discussion, the council approved the measure by a 5-1 vote.

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