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Attorney John B. Grandoff III was sworn in October 15 as the newest member of the Tampa Port Authority board.

Tampa: John B. Grandoff III Takes Oath as Port Commissioner

Attorney John B. Grandoff III was sworn in October 15 as the newest member of the Tampa Port Authority board.

Commissioner Grandoff, who owes his appointment to Gov. Rick Scott, is a shareholder of the Hill Ward Henderson law firm and co-chair of its land use group. His practice involves zoning, comprehensive planning, developments of regional impact, vested rights, platting, subdivision control and eminent domain. He represents clients before state, regional and local governmental agencies, as well as trial and appellate courts.

Mr. Grandoff has served as vice chairman of the Land Use Section of the American Bar Association, vice chairman of the Land Use Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, chairman of the Tampa Bay Area Research and Development Authority and vice president of Quality Growers, a citrus growers’ cooperative. He is also a member of NAIOP, REIC and ULI.

The port authority’s governing board consists of seven commissioners, including the mayor of Tampa and a Hillsborough County commissioner plus five gubernatorial appointees. Commissioners serve staggered terms of four years each and receive no compensation for their services.

The other TPA commissioners are: Stephen Swindal, chairman; Carl Lindell, vice chairman; Patrick Allman, secretary/treasurer; Larry Shipp, commissioner; Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn; and Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman.

Chief Judge Manuel Menendez swears in John B. Grandoff III at the October 15 meeting of the Tampa Port Commissioners.
Photo/ A. Fobes, Tampa Port Authority
 

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