October 23, 2018

Aquarium proposal met with mixed reactions


The Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s request to build a new $160 million facility in downtown Clearwater requires a referendum. Less than 24 hours after the request was revealed, it has been greeted by signs of strong support and evidence of civic skepticism.

“Certainly over the past several weeks since we’ve been privy to some of this information, our board has been very actively looking at their options to be able to support this,” Greater Clearwater Chamber of Commerce president Bob Clifford said.

Clifford said he thought he had the necessary executive board votes “…to

Source: http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/story/21440056/2013/03/01/aquarium-proposal-met-with-mixed-reactions