Letter: ‘Vote Joe Banfi for Martin Commissioner’

From Paul Laura of Jensen Beach who serves on The Marine Resources Council Board of Directors and The Rivers Coalition:  “At a TCPalm Candidates Forum, Stacey Hetherington distanced herself from involvement in attacks on the county by special interests with lawsuits that have cost our taxpayers millions. But Hetherington worked for Lake Point as a public relations agent at the time the lawsuits against the county, SFWMD and Maggy Hurchalla were filed … 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

CNN: Janet Reno, first female US attorney general, dies at 78

“Janet Reno, former US attorney general under President Bill Clinton, died Monday morning following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, her sister Maggy Hurchalla [nationally known environmentalist and five-time Martin County Commissioner] said. Reno was 78. The nation’s first-ever female attorney general, … Click here to read more

BCC: ‘Improved display of County Commissioner and Administrator emails coming to web’

From the Martin County Board of County Commisioners: “As part of the County’s commitment to communications transparency and as a service to citizens, we have made improvements to the way Commissioner and Administrator emails are displayed on the County’s website … Click here to read more

District 3 Commissioner Anne Scott to host Town Hall meeting

Martin County District 3 Commissioner Anne Scott will host a Town Hall meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, September 29 at the Hobe Sound Community Center, located at 8980 SE Olympus Street … Click here to read more

Must-read: ‘Heardophobes’ spin Ethics complaint results

This detailed investigative probe by local attorney and civic activist Ginny Sherlock is an important must-read: “Martin County Commissioner Sarah Heard has been cleared of all but one of the allegations made against her in a complaint filed by John McAuliffe, a Palm City political operative associated with Commissioner Heard’s political rival, Barbara Clowdus, and the cowardly ding-dong “DBell” who uses anonymous e-mails to spread Clowdus’ manure … Click here to read more