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Florida Brush Fires Allow Land Development Permit Extensions

Published: April 18th, 2017

By: W. Lee Dobbins

On April 11, 2017, Governor Scott issued Executive Order No. 17-120 declaring a State of Emergency for the entire State of Florida due to extensive brush fires caused by drought conditions. The emergency declaration is for 60 days. Florida Statute 252.363 allows for the extension of the termination dates of certain land development approvals for […]

Multiple Emergency Declarations Make Eighteen Month Permit Extensions Available in Certain Florida Counties

Published: December 7th, 2016

By: W. Lee Dobbins

This summer, Governor Scott issued Executive Order Nos. 16-155, 16-156 and 16-204 declaring a State of Emergency for Palm Beach, Lee, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties due to toxic algae blooms in local water ways. The emergency declaration was for 120 days from the date of the original Executive Order on June 9, 2016. In […]

Five Tips for Buying Commercial Property for Your Business

Published: January 27th, 2016

By: W. Lee Dobbins

Are you considering buying commercial property, so you can build a building for your business? Before you take that step and become a land developer, you need to do your due diligence. Here are five items that should be at, or close to, the top of your list of priorities: Zoning Do you know what […]

Permit Extensions Available. Act Quickly.

Published: September 15th, 2015

By: Anna H. Long

Recently, Governor Scott issued two Executive Orders declaring a state of emergency in the state.  The first, Executive Order 15-158, was issued on August 6, 2015 for the following counties: Dixie, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas and Taylor due to severe weather systems that brought substantial rain and flooding. This state of emergency is in effect until October 5, […]

Dean Mead Expands Commercial Real Estate Practice with Addition of Anna Long

Published: February 18th, 2015

By: Anna H. Long

ORLANDO, Fla. – Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A., a business law firm with five offices across Florida and headquarters in Orlando, recently announced that Anna Long has joined its Orlando office as Of Counsel in the Real Estate department. As a seasoned lawyer with more than 30 years of experience, Long has devoted […]

Florida Agriculture Financial Mgmt. Conference – Nov. 13 & 14

Published: October 24th, 2014

By: Michael D. Minton

The Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference Returns November 13-14, 2014 Omni ChampionsGate Resort in Orlando Agribusiness experts present risk management strategies to address the complex financial and business challenges Florida agriculturalists face every day. The 2014 Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference held in Orlando will address key financial issues producers face. Analyzing financial performance, evaluating […]

Central Florida Water Initiative’s Response to Avoiding a Crisis: Dean Mead byline in FES Journal

Published: September 4th, 2014

By: John L. Wharton Michael D. Minton Laura Minton Young

Dean Mead attorneys, Michael Minton, Laura Minton Young and John Wharton, co-authored a byline that was recently published in the September, 2014 issue of the Florida Engineering Society (FES) Journal. The article titled, “Central Florida Water Initiative – A Regional Response to Avoid a Pending Crisis”, may be viewed in its entirety here: Central Florida Water Initiative. […]

Michael Minton featured in i4 Business Magazine

Published: August 1st, 2014

By: Michael D. Minton

Michael Minton, Chair of Dean Mead’s Agribusiness Industry Team, is featured in the August 2014 issue of i4 Business magazine. His interview with editor, Eric Wright, covers a host of topics including Minton’s background in agriculture, water management issues, flood control projects and Evans Properties’ Groveland Utilities.  Please click here: One On One to view the the […]