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The Foxtrot Meadows development would have to be considered by both the Planning Commission and the County Commission. The county could also stipulate that water quality testing be conducted on the site before people move into the homes. Preliminary plans call for the subdivision's primary access to be on Proctor Road, said Beruff. The project would be located next to the Red Hawk development. FORMER LANDFILLS According to the Health Department report, arsenic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocar- bons have been detected at the former landfill sites. Department staff concluded that "surface soil at the former Proctor Road Landfill and in the nearby Ashley neighborhood [posed] 'No Apparent Public Health Hazard.'" Yet, the department issued some recommendations when it issued the 2008 report, including the following: • As a best public health practice, keep chil- dren out of the ditch on the former Proctor Road Landfill to minimize exposure to arsenic-contaminated soil. In addition, site access should be restricted. • As a best public health practice to reduce exposure to contaminated soil, institute engineering controls that prevent runoff from the former landfill/golf course into the backyards of the Ashley Subdivision. • If, in the future, land use on the former Proctor Road Landfill/Foxfire Golf Club site changes, conduct further assessment of on-site contaminant levels. In addition, the data should be reviewed to determine the public health threat. • If future land use on the former Proctor Landfill site changes, on-site contaminant levels should be further reviewed. SARABAY On Thursday, the county planners at the Development Review Committee meeting also heard details about a project called Sarabay, a 21-acre gated development planned to replace a trailer home community located at U.S. 41 and Happy Haven Avenue, just north of Blackburn Point Road in Osprey. The applicant is planning to build a 49-unit subdivision, said Stoney Pope, the engineer representing the developer. The community would have a waterfront dock and gazebo as its central focal points. The developer will need to provide a land- scape buffer plan, county staff said. There is one grand tree, a pine tree, right on the property line, so representatives of the developer said they would preserve it. Several historic buildings also are on the prop- erty, as well as a Civil War-era gravesite that county planners want to investigate before approving the project. % Enjoy The Sarasota News Leader Anytime - Day Or Night Sarasota News Leader May 16, 2014 Page 42

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