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Pasco tax collector to open Wesley Chapel office

WESLEY CHAPEL — Pasco Tax Collector Mike Fasano has decided to open a tax office at the Compark 75 Center off Wesley Chapel Boulevard instead of at the Grove shopping center.

Fasano announced the change as the space at the shopping center at Interstate 75 and Wesley Chapel Boulevard was to undergo major renovations.

He said the cost to wire the office's computers became too high and he had become frustrated by repeated communication problems with the Atlanta-based landlord. Also, workers clearing the space uncovered "a significant amount of mold," Fasano said.

"We did not want to take any chances that would put our employees or customers at risk," he said.

The decision to open about two miles south at Compark at 4610 Pet Lane turned out to be fortuitous. The area where the driving tests will be administered is larger than the one at the Grove.

Fasano said he expects the office to open in June ­— the same target as the Grove space. The new tax office will replace one damaged by a storm two years ago in Zephyrhills.

Pasco tax collector to open Wesley Chapel office 01/10/14 [Last modified: Friday, January 10, 2014 3:31pm]
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