Martin County

Bacteria High In Martin County Waters

By Erin MacPherson September 28, 2017 CBS 12 MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. (CBS 12) — Ever since Hurricane Irma, the bacteria levels in water in Martin County have been high, specifically at ...

Citizens’ Forum

SPEAK UP FOR YOUR COUNTY!   Photo courtesy of Gail Wotanowicz The Guardians of Martin County is pleased to be a sponsor of this annual, informative event. Date: April 22, 2017 Time: ...

Martin County commissioners propose 16-county Lake Okeechobee summit

By Tyler Treadway February 21, 2017 TC Palm STUART — Martin County commissioners want everybody to know everything about a proposal to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee to curtail discharges to the St. ...

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 ...

Martin County applauds newly-filed Florida High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act

Martin County Press Release January 18, 2017 Martin County applauds Senator Debbie Mayfield (R-Melbourne), Representatives MaryLynn Magar (R-Hobe Sound), Gayle Harrell (R-Stuart) and Erin Grall (R-Vero Beach) who filed legislation ...

Guest column: We will continue fight against Brightline passenger rail

By Taryn Kryzda, Martin County Administrator January 12, 2017 TC Palm In 2014, Martin County began its fight to protect its residents from the negative effects rail expansion, including All Aboard ...

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 ...

Martin County being asked to ease environmental protections on wetlands

By Lidia Dinkova December 23, 2016 TC Palm MARTIN COUNTY — The county has been asked to loosen its environmental protections to allow developers to build on some smaller wetlands. Land-planner Don Cuozzo has asked the ...