Title

Jan Platt

Interviewee

Jan Platt

Files

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Interviewer

Bill Mansfield

Publisher

University of South Florida -- Tampa Library

Date

2006-09-01

Publication Date

1-30-2008

Abstract

Jan Platt, retired member of the Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners and the Tampa City Council, talks about land use in Hillsborough County and Florida in general. She discusses former corruption on the Board of County Commissioners, the creation of the Zoning Hearing Master Law, the participation of the Planning Commission and Planning and Growth Management Group in zoning, the importance of electronic voting, and the politics of getting elected to a planning position. She also explores impact fees, the preservation of public lands, the pro-growth focus in Florida, the destruction of historic buildings, and the future of planning in Hillsborough County.

Keywords

Land use, Public spaces, Florida, Hillsborough County

Description

1 sound file ( 72 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

Land use; Public spaces

Subject: geographic

Florida; Hillsborough County

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral history; Online audio; interview

Format

mp3

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Disciplines

History | Oral History | Other History

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