Arbitrator: Martin County broke public records law

Article Posted on February 27, 2017

By: Lidia Dinkova, Treasure Coast Newspapers


MARTIN COUNTY — The county has settled a portion of the larger Lake Point rock mine lawsuit as an arbitrator found that the county "failed to take public records requests seriously," court records show.

Lake Point, just east of Lake Okeechobee, sued the county in 2013 saying the county breached their agreement and, later, the rock mine also sued over public records law violations alleging, in part, that the county took too long to produce public records…

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