The potential purchase of the Canterbury Equestrian Showplace is the topic tomorrow before a joint meeting of the Newberry City Commission and Alachua County Commissioners. The meeting gets underway at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Meanwhile Newberry commissioners plan to have a town hall meeting tonight with residents on the issue. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kathryn Belton spoke with Newberry City Manager Keith Ashby, who says they have been trying to save Canterbury because it is such a great part of the city.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/ashby5.mp3]
Newberry City Commissioner Joe Hoffman says they are going to try and tie in private businesses with the city of Newberry for additional funding.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/hoffman1.mp3]
Future development on the iniative will be taken up tomorrow before the Alachua County commission.