In search for new money, Crist proposes offering zip-lining at county parks
Hillsborough County commissioner Victor Crist suggested some new ways for the county to make money Wednesday: Think zip-lining in county parks, opening more to horseback riding, even building cabins for overnight camping.
"I'm intrigued by the opportunity to expand on economic development through ecotourism," Crist said. "We have some of the most beautiful natural resources to be found anywhere in the state, if not the country."
His suggestion came as commissioners discussed whether they need to revisit the fees they charge for existing services. Crist was suggesting the county offer new programs for which it can charge.
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