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E-mails on possible development of Florida State Fairgrounds land

Here are e-mails to or from Sandy MacKinnon, chairman of the board of the Florida State Fair Authority, concerning possible development of fairground land:

From: Mark Cooney (a developer consultant)

Sent: March 9, 2009. 1:38 p.m.

To: Sandy MacKinnon

Subject: RE: Florida State Fairgrounds interest.

"...Chuck's (Pesano) technical knowledge of the property has been very informative. After the meeting we decided to schedule another work session in a couple of weeks to further strategize our ideas of the area and request that you please ask Chuck to attend this meeting as we need his technical knowledge one more time. Then, in approximately one month with bubble plans prepared, we would like to meet with you introducing you to Republic and the team and to review some of our ideas..."

From: Sandy MacKinnon

Sent: Sept. 15, 2009. 2:28 p.m.

To: Charles Pesano

Subject: Mayor Greco

"...Dick Greco called on Friday of last week and wanted to come by my office and see me on the Fair Grounds discussion. He did stop we spent probably 1.5 hours talking about the project and the fact that he had been to Tallahassee and met with the commissioner and his staff on the plan that you and I have met with the (design/engineering firm) Wilson Miller people on...

"...If you recall the original thoughts were to advance the discussion to the commissioner First (sic) so he did not hear about the potential project from any source other than hose (sic) in the know."

From: Sandy MacKinnon

Sent: Oct. 27, 2009. 1:27 p.m.

To: Dick Greco, David M. Mechanik

Subject: FW: FSF Board Members

"Dick and David I always enjoy being with you guys and especially all the stories and deals of yesterday and yesteryear. Great Fun. Attached are the members I think we can trust to stay mum and as well help to carry a vote when it may eventually be needed.

Good luck and keep me in the loop on how it goes.


E-mails on possible development of Florida State Fairgrounds land 04/04/10 [Last modified: Sunday, April 4, 2010 9:34pm]
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