Sarasota News Leader

05/16/2014

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A developer has submitted plans to build a single-family home subdivision on the for- mer grounds of defunct landfills that were transformed into Foxfire Golf Course, now also defunct. At the Thursday, May 15, Sarasota County Development Review Committee meeting, L a n d E x p e r t s I n c . representatives pre- sented pre-application plans for a 202-home, gated cluster develop- ment on the property north of Clark Road and west of Proctor Road. Land Experts, which is part of Bradenton-based developer Carlos Beruff's Medallion Home, has the 193- acre property under contract. The developer wants to rezone the prop- erty so the proposed Foxtrot Meadows can be built. T h e F o x f i r e G o l f Course was closed abruptly in 2006 after Foxfire Properties LLC purchased the land. At that time, the company cited Information about the former Foxfire Golf Course was provided on the Golf Link website. Image from the website A DEVELOPER PROPOSES A 202-HOME CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT AT A CLOSED GOLF COURSE THAT ONCE WAS THE HOME OF TWO LANDFILLS All classes and types of debris as well as construction materials were likely discarded at the site. Report on Proctor Road Landfill Site Florida Department of Health 2008 By Roger Drouin County Editor A NEW USE

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