Sierra Club backs amendment to toughen zoning change decisions
March 1st, 2007 8:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – March 1, 2007 – Hometown Democracy – a nickname for a constitutional amendment proposal that would force all new subdivisions, shopping malls and other growth proposals to seek approval from voters rather than local leaders – received support yesterday from one of Florida’s largest environmental groups. The Sierra Club announced it would contribute $35,000 to the effort and enlist its 30,000 members in securing the signatures needed to get the proposal onto the Florida ballot. Full Story