Bill Mansfield; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; University of South Florida -- Tampa Library
University of South Florida Libraries
Ed Ruttencutter, retired electrical engineer and city commissioner for St. Petersburg Beach, talks about his activities on the city council and his opinions about city development. He discusses his move to St. Pete Beach, changes in the city, the city plan and sewer study, issues with previous city management, listening to the community, the cost of tourism, building heights of hotels and condos, land investors, and redevelopment. He ends by suggesting that land taxes encourage development by investors.
City planning, Citizen participation, Buildings, Height restrictions, Politics and government, Saint Petersburg Beach (Fla.)
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City planning; Citizen participation; Buildings; Height restrictions; Politics and government
Saint Petersburg Beach (Fla.)
Oral history; Online audio; interview
University of South Florida
Ruttencutter, Ed, "Ed Ruttencutter" (2008). West Central Florida Land Use Oral History Project. 14.