Engle Homes agrees to pay City $500,000 for Illegal Logging

first draft 11/7/00 At Tuesday night’s commission meeting, the City announced that a settlement was reached with Engle homes regarding illegal cutting of trees. More than 225 trees were cut down at their Reserve Development , located off of Creekside Drive in North East Coral Springs. This was performed without obtaining of a Tree Cutting Permit required under the City Land Development Code Section 212. The City was notified by a concerned citizen, Nicholas Savasta, a resident of Coral Springs, at the March 7 meeting earlier this year. Nicholas brought to the attention of the City Commissioners that the developer…

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City of Coral Springs threatens Coralsprings.com with Legal Action: Change your article or else!

July 7: First Draft July 8 : 2nd Draft, corrected grammar, punctuation. The City of Coral Springs has elected to fight us rather than debate us. Our article entitled Coral Springs City Centre: White Elephant, and City Short Changed (exhibit “A” click here to view) obviously  struck a nerve with someone high up in the City government. Instructions were given to  Sam Goren, of Josias, Goren, Cherof, Doody and Ezrol, P.A. the City Attorneys to send a letter and threaten us with legal action. This two page document, which we place here as exhibit “B” (click here to view),  says that  two statements  we made…

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Coral Springs Water: Better than Bottled!

Coral Springs water is as safe as you can get. That’s what Lou Aurigemma claims, and he should know. He is the City Engineer and head of the City Public Works department. Well Water! That’s  exactly what we are drinking. Coral Springs draws its water from the Biscayne Aquifer, a fresh water source 180 feet below us.  This water source is constantly being replenished by rain water. Almost all of the cities in South Florida ‘dip their straws’ to this region and draw the water that they need. In Coral Springs water is supplied to residents from three utilities.  The center…

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