Alachua County could pass an ordinance, restricting air boat use on county lakes. The group “Quiet Lakes of Alachua County” is pushing for a curfew on county waterways, which would ban use of airboats between seven p.m. and seven a.m. The petition will be on county ballots in November. WUFT-FM’S Mike Gillespie spoke with “Quiet Lakes of Alachua County” Co-Chairman Whitey Markle about the petition.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89markelQA.mp3]
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