Martin County Fairgrounds move advances thanks to pro-growth commissioners

Article Posted on April 25, 2017

By: Lidia Dinkova, Treasure Coast Newspapers

MARTIN COUNTY — The fairgrounds came a step closer to moving to a 107-acre county-owned site as expected after a pro-growth majority assumed power on the County Commission.

The County Commission on Tuesday voted 3-2 to move forward with the relocation and directed staff to work on a lease and the legal language required to extend water and sewer service to the site. Commissioners Sarah Heard and Ed Fielding, both slow-growth advocates, were the dissenting votes…

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