Whether through the consent agenda or by an actual vote, both the City of Stuart Commission and the Martin County Board of County Commissioners have been approving many questionable items as of late. What is supposed to help the community feel comfortable with the ultimate intent of these votes and their impacts is the adherence… Read More The Ethics of Sunshine
Monday 04/11/2022 will be the next City Commission meeting. (Click for this week’s agenda.) Members of the public are allowed three minutes before the agenda begins to speak and give public comment. However, based on this week’s ruling by the Administrative Law Judge to preserve the integrity of the comprehensive plan, three minutes is not… Read More Opinion: An apology is due to more than just me
After clearing the first hurdle creating Rural Lifestyle as an addition to the comp plan, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners presented on Facebook a very poorly timed announcement about the new trauma helicopter. This helicopter is a private/public partnership with LifeStar, meaning tax dollars paid by us to are used to partner with… Read More Public-Private Partnerships should benefit more of the public and less of the private
Why are we so angry you ask? The real question should be why aren’t you angry? Because you should be. The ease in which a property owner can annex their land. The ease with which the development staff can ask for and justify a change in the Future Land Use and zoning. The amount of… Read More Why are we so angry, you ask?
I don’t know about you but just when I think I can’t be any more disappointed, frustrated, annoyed, or disappointed (yes, I know I said it twice, but it’s just never-ending) with those in charge, something else happens to reinforce how I feel. Over the holidays, we thought we would have a bit of a… Read More Welcome to Martin County News