Port Authority considers RESTORE projects

Published: Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:47 AM.

Gibson said if the judge rules in the bank’s favor, such a judgment would be expected in the next 30-45 days with a sale possible as soon as March or April.

The property in question was substantially improved by the Port Authority through state and federal grants, including the construction of a bulkhead for a proposed barge terminal site.

Gibson said the hope would be that the Port Authority successfully argues there are issues of fact to be decided by the judge which would necessitate a trial.

Braziltrade mission

Gibson reported on a recent trade mission undertaken by Gov. Rick Scott to Colombia in which Gibson was a participant.

“Overall, it was a good trip,” Gibson said. “It was the largest trade delegation from Florida to go to Colombia.”

Gibson said the trip including several days in Bogota, the country’s capital, as well two days in port cities such as Cartagena and Barranquilla.

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