PALMETTO — SeaPort Manatee has been awarded a federal grant of nearly $12 million to advance a 16.56-acre expansion of container yard facilities at the thriving Gulf Coast trade gateway.
While pitching his proposed penny-per-dollar increase to Orange County’s sales tax, Mayor Jerry Demings often says the key to passing the surcharge intended to fund critical transportation projects is getting voters to understand how they will benefit from proceeds.
Brevard County commissioners have approved an additional $5 million tourism capital facilities grant for the planned $100 million aquarium at Port Canaveral.
Monroe County Mayor David Rice has called for a discussion of a proposal to give property tax breaks to property owners who rent their properties to workers at affordable rates.
Sun Port Charlotte
PORT CHARLOTTE — Charlotte County exceeded its annual target of adding 200 units of affordable housing last week.