Martin County Commissioners

Rail safety expert warns risk of deadly railroad accidents on Treasure Coast

Martin County Board of County Commissioners Press Release March 29, 1017 As part of its continued fight to protect residents from the negative impacts of rail expansion, Martin County has ...

Special Report on Wetlands

Recently a land planner requested a change in the Martin County Comp Plan, which protects small wetlands. The LPA recently voted against this public request. It now goes before Martin ...

Martin Commission backs Negron’s plan to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges

By Tyler Treadway February 14, 2017 TC Palm By a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Martin County commissioners supported state legislation to buy land south of Lake Okeechobee for a reservoir to help curtail discharges ...

Gil Smart: Martin County should ban fracking

By Gil Smart January 20, 2017 TC Palm It looks like Martin County is on the cusp of banning fracking. On Tuesday, the Martin County Board of Commissioners will consider ...

POINT OF VIEW: Negron’s plan for Everglades worth considering

Martin County Commissioner Sarah Heard By Sarah Heard January 8, 2016 Palm Beach Post Last summer, Florida’s incoming Senate President Joe Negron stepped into a controversy over Everglades restoration with ...

Funding for All Aboard Florida’s planned route through Treasure Coast in question

Martin County Press Release November 29, ,2016 Funding for All Aboard Florida’s planned route through Treasure Coast in question On November 28, before the U.S. District Court for the District ...

Martin County wins major victory in federal lawsuit against AAF

For immediate release: August 17, 2016 Contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, Administration, 772-463-2810 Martin County wins major victory in federal lawsuit against AAF Martin County has won a major victory in ...

Martin County leaders worry new algae bloom could be as bad as the first one this summer

By Jacqulyn Powell August 16, 2016 WPTV MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. - Martin County officials are keeping a close eye on a new algae growth showing up in several spots in the ...

The Japan Times: Florida algae bloom afflicts economy, sea life

[Our area made the Japan Times, but for all the wrong reasons . . . ]  AFP-JIJI July 30, 2016 Japan Times MIAMI – Every night Tim Robinson sleeps in ...