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Old 06-22-2015, 10:42 AM
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Isn't it about time to move on regarding this tree cutting incident? Enough has been said IMHO.
For those who have heard enough on the subject, move on! No one is making these posts mandatory reading for anyone. Those of us who think that very important principles are involved continue to keep the issue alive.
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Old 06-22-2015, 11:00 AM
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For those who have heard enough on the subject, move on! No one is making these posts mandatory reading for anyone. Those of us who think that very important principles are involved continue to keep the issue alive.

Agree. Those that want to move on, no need to click on this thread. For those of us that want justice served, we never know when the next post is going to make us slap our head and say 'that's what happened' or 'that's why they did that' or 'now it all makes sense'.
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Old 06-22-2015, 11:10 AM
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Why do you think it is up to the developer to go after whoever did this? It seems like a criminal matter to me. It did not happen, as far as I know, on developer owned land.

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Gracie, you have had an interesting take on not breaking the rules vs. not going after rule breakers. And I can understand that on one level.

My take is a bit different. As long as people think they can get away with stuff like this (because of exactly the outcome--developer not wanting to take the time & effort or suffer the bad publicity to go after them more thoroughly), they will continue to pull stuff like this. It may be 50K here, 15K there, but it's coming out of the little people's pockets, and that pi$$e$ me off royally.

In the meantime, I will not lose sleep over it. But it just ain't right.
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Old 06-22-2015, 11:20 AM
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Remember whem the oak trees were cut down at Buena Vista and Old Mill Run to build the Edgewater Bungalows? That wide open expanse with the trees gave way to construction of villas. I would imagine that the people who backed up to there missed those trees.
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Old 06-22-2015, 11:36 AM
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Why do you think it is up to the developer to go after whoever did this? It seems like a criminal matter to me. It did not happen, as far as I know, on developer owned land.
Good question, biker1. Such actions are permit violations...state issues that are up to the state to pursue.
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Isn't it about time to move on regarding this tree cutting incident? Enough has been said IMHO.
With over 23,000 views of this thread, and 16 posts today, it seems there is still a lot of interest in this topic.

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Those that want to move on, no need to click on this thread. For those of us that want justice served, we never know when the next post is going to make us slap our head and say 'that's what happened' or 'that's why they did that' or 'now it all makes sense'.
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How could the developers in any way benefit from any of this. This is small change to them.
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The developer has nothing to gain by pursuing this, but a lot to lose from the potential bad publicity.
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Selfish old folks mucking with the environment for their convenience draws nothing but negative publicity and an extremely ugly picture of TV residents. For those who think nature needs nurturing (and not just the serious tree hungers), this wanton act is a serious issue and enough to take TV off their short list of retirement considerations. Definitely something the developer had to have considered.
I initially thought "what does the Developer have to gain" by getting this issue dealt with quickly; since houses in that area were sold many years ago. Now I can see that the specter of bad publicity could be a motivating factor in getting this issue quickly "put to bed".
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I initially thought "what does the Developer have to gain" by getting this issue dealt with quickly; since houses in that area were sold many years ago. Now I can see that the specter of bad publicity could be a motivating factor in getting this issue quickly "put to bed".
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Wonder what would happen if a tenacious investigative reported took an interest in this case? Maybe someone who did not think well about TV. Ummmmm
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Wonder what would happen if a tenacious investigative reported took an interest in this case? Maybe someone who did not think well about TV. Ummmmm
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Wonder what would happen if a tenacious investigative reported took an interest in this case? Maybe someone who did not think well about TV. Ummmmm
Such as Lauren Ritchie, perhaps?
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Maybe check out the bridge issue too.

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so much for those that called "BS" on my statement the wealthy get a pass.....I'm sure the Sheriff's Dept is working as hard as OJ to find the perps
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Well, I see we didn't solve the case overnight.
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Such as Lauren Ritchie, perhaps?
The post said "reporter".
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