The Florida Community Trust’s Vote against Split Oak Forest

Last week, the Florida Communities Trust (FCT) approved the request for modification to Split Oak Forest submitted by Orange County. The fight to defend our environment put me in my seat today. I asked Mayor Demings and the Board of County Commissioners to bring this item back for a vote in January. My only response was from the County Attorney saying that I didn’t have the right to make that decision. Voters have spoken loud and clear that they do not want a toll road through Split Oak. At this rate, it is no wonder there is a lack of trust between residents and their government