Interactive map schedule: Martin County’s hurricane debris collection

Martin County has begun collecting debris generated by Hurricane Irma. Multiple passes of hurricane debris collection will occur in all residential areas of the unincorporated County, including private and gated communities … Click here to read more

Latest advisories on Jose, Lee, Maria, Norma, Otis, and more…

Stay up to date on the latest advisories on Active Storm, Marine Forecasts, 2-Day Graphical Tropical Weather, and 5-Day Graphical Tropical Weather from the National Hurricane Center … Click here to read more

Lake flows begin into St. Lucie River

From WPTV: “The rain from Hurricane Irma is gone, but the overflow is still pouring into Lake Okeechobee. Levels right now are just under 15 feet, but expected to rise to 17 feet if no action is taken … Click here to read more

Irma: New curfew hours for Martin County; more info on schools, utilities, garbage collection

The Palm Beach Post reports that “Martin County Utilities has restored water service to Hutchinson Island in Martin County. Service was shut off prior to the arrival of Hurricane Irma to protect the integrity of the water system. Residents are under a boil water advisory until further notice … Click here to read more

Hurricane Irma: Martin County Public Information Line is 772-287-1652

“Martin County Emergency Management officials are closely monitoring reports provided by the National Weather Service on Hurricane Irma. Martin County’s Public Information Line is now active and staff is available … Click here to read more

Martin County braces for the catastrophic

From WPEC: “Emergency personnel in Martin County are working on a plan of action. They want to make sure they have enough time to prepare for what may be a catastrophic storm … Click here to read more

Martin County Commissioner Sarah Heard provides highlights of August 22 BCC meeting

“On August 22,2017, the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) voted 3 to 2 to adopt Comprehensive Plan Amendment 17-10, Sanitary Sewer Element. Smith, Ciampi, and Jenkins voted to approve. Fielding and Heard opposed. The amendment increases the sizes of septic tanks outside the Urban Service District and extends water and sewer lines to customers outside the Urban Service District … Click here to read more

Efforts by citizens and MCSO detectives identify, arrest burglary and grand theft suspect

From MCSO: “When a concerned citizen saw 42-year old Michael Mirucki perusing through the River Pines community this week, he had a sneaking suspicion that something was off. So he asked Mirucki who he was and what he was doing. Mirucki replied, “I’m looking for Jack”, and walked away, but not before the citizen snapped his photo … Click here to read more

FEMA changing coastal flood zones on Treasure Coast

From WPTV: “On the Treasure Coast, FEMA is remapping areas that will fall under coastal flooding zones, changing which homes and neighborhoods will and will not be required to buy the added flood protection. To view the interactive maps … Click here to read more

SALES TAX DEFEATED: Results of election, all precincts reporting

WIth 30 of 30 precincts completely reported, the sales tax increase is defeated. NO increase=62.99%, YES increase=37.01% … Click here to read more

ACTION ALERT AUGUST 29: Please exercise your right to vote in Tuesday’s election

From airport watchdog David Shore: “You decide on whether or not to approve a 1% increase in the sales tax in Martin County. Instead of 6% the sales tax will be 7%. It only takes a few minutes to vote so please take the time to vote. A lot of folks don’t realize that this increase will translate into a substantial increase in your yearly expenses … Click here to read more