TAMPA, Fla. – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Hoyt L. Prindle III, an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group in Tampa, has been appointed to the Citizens Advisory Committee of Hillsborough County, Florida’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).
Hillsborough County Commissioner Patricia “Pat” Kemp appointed Mr. Prindle to serve a two-year term on the committee.
Mandated by federal and state law, the Hillsborough MPO is a transportation policy-making board responsible for making sure federal and state dollars spent on existing and future transportation projects and programs are based on a continuing, cooperative and comprehensive transportation planning process. The MPO is responsible for establishing priorities to meet short-term (next five years) and long-term (more than 20 years) multi-modal transportation needs for Tampa, Temple Terrace, Plant City and unincorporated Hillsborough County.
“Hoyt has been an outstanding advocate for multimodal transportation as the Hillsborough County representative on the TBARTA Citizens Advisory Committee,” Ms. Kemp said. “I’m excited that Hoyt will be representing us on the Hillsborough MPO’s Citizens Advisory Committee. He will be a strong voice for our transportation future.”
“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve Hillsborough County on the MPO’s Citizens Advisory Committee and thank Commissioner Kemp for this opportunity,” Mr. Prindle said. “Transportation is regularly the number one concern of Hillsborough County residents. I share Commissioner Kemp’s vision for a Hillsborough County that has a truly multimodal transportation system that not only benefits all users, but improves Tampa’s quality of life and economic competitiveness.”
A member of Freeborn’s Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Team, Mr. Prindle focuses his practice on insurance coverage litigation and complex commercial litigation. In the area of professional liability defense, he focuses on the defense of professional malpractice claims brought against insurance agents and attorneys.