“The Fall of the House of Usher” begins Friday.
Resources shift to central, southwest Florida.
County, local cities end emergency operations, will send rescue units south.
2,000-unit development now needs commission approval.
Commission also ratifies millage rate, talks surtax.
Permit program requires energy efficiency upgrades
Millage to remain flat but generate extra funds.
Community response prompts extra week of curtain calls.
Commission also votes on loan, millage rate.
Land contains one of 47 area strategic ecosystems.