Source: Citrus County Chronicle Sound Off
Thank you, Josh Wooten, for the (guest column titled "Shaping Citrus County's economic future" in) Commentary in Sunday's, Aug. 11, Chronicle, for your outlook to the prevention of Great Recession 2 and the possible effects on Citrus County. Those 10 years that you indicated in your commentary had the most devastating economic results -- especially in Citrus County -- since I arrived on this planet from Mars in 1934 during the Great Depression. We do not need the declining property values, foreclosures, closed businesses and shopping centers if we can prevent it. Hats off to Janice Warren, David Reed, the Chamber of Commerce and the entire Citrus 2030 Committee. Let's look at a broad range of things such as inadequate boat ramps, four-laning of County Road 491 and other infrastructure needs. Let's not hear words like "Great Recession" again if we can prevent it. And thank you, Chronicle, for 125 years and the role you play.