(Nov. 16, 2011) -- On Tuesday, city commissioners were split on whether to purchase the former Linger Longer Mobile Home Park property in Tarpon Springs for $4.5 million. The commission tied on whether to put the issue on the Jan. 31 ballot, which means it will not be on it, reports Suncoast News.
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- On Tuesday, commissioners sidestepped action on rezoning the Fort Morgan RV Park in Gulf Shores, when the landowner asked to withdraw his request to allow officials to revamp regulations instead, reports al.com.
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- "People may be tempted to ask, 'What did the PR program ever accomplish anyway?'" said Gilanelli. "Well, what if USA Today did an expose on the RV industry on why gas guzzlers pollute, or on why 80-year-olds are driving 45-foot motorhomes -- the size of tractor trailers -- without a special license, or on why RVs breakdown all the time and it can take months to get parts. If they ever did, there isn't enough Go RVing money to stem the tide of negative publicity."
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- “Most people are computer savvy enough that they are going to research your campground online before they visit. You want your guests writing positive comments. Unfortunately that doesn’t happen when a guest has an average experience. To earn positive feedback, your campground needs to stand out,” Richardson said.
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- The Minnesota Department of Revenue is investigating cases in which Minnesotans have set up shell corporations in Montana, in an attempt to evade paying taxes on high end RVs, reports WJON News.
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- A handful of state and local organizations expressed health and safety concerns about the continued operation of Hidden Valley Campground, located just north of Red Wing, and after Tuesday's Goodhue County Board meeting, two more groups were added to the list, reports the Post-Bulletin.
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- Highlights of the Dec. 7 course in Seattle include interviewing customers for success; selling sealant packages; three ways to double service agreement revenue; and the best kept secrets about Xtraride.
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- Assemblyman Jared Huffman will visit the park as part of his congressional campaign on Saturday, and Occupy Hendy members will be there to meet him and ask how to reverse the closure decision, reports the Ukiah Daily Journal.
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- Consultants who polled campers over the summer say Beavermead Campground is a good value for Peterborough. But they couldn't compare it to other similar camping areas in Canada, because there aren't any, reports the Peterborough Examiner.
(Nov. 16, 2011) -- The overall October consumer price index fell by 0.1 percent, plus U.S. industrial production jumped 0.7 percent in October, which was above market expectations for a 0.4 percent gain.