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City to look at annexation in upcoming meeting
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Posted: 2013 Jun 21 - 07:13

By Dawn Krebs

dkrebs@hometownnewsol.com

PORT ST. LUCIE - A portion of property west of Range Line Road is scheduled to be back in front of the Port St. Lucie City Council at the June 24 meeting.

The property, known as the McCarty Ranch property, has the potential to be annexed and become part of the city. The property is approximately 3,000 acres of land in size.

The city is the owner of the property, as it was purchased in November of 2012 for a future water treatment, storage and recovery system. There is also the possibility of the land being eventually used for recreation, camping and conservation purposes as well.

Currently, portions of the property are being used for pepper and tomato farming, as well as cattle grazing.

The property was actually part of a larger group back in 2009 which wanted annexation under a project known as the Treasure Coast Intermodal Campus. The campus was being created to eventually construct an industrial inland logistics center. The city council voted against the project in 2011.

In March, Interim City Manager Jeffrey Bremer filed a petition for voluntary annexation.

A public meeting was held in April at the Allapattah Flats K-8 School to present the annexation project to the community and get feedback.

At the May meeting, the city council was asked to provide the team working on the annexation an extension, and unanimously voted to table the issue until the June 24 meeting.




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