County Scrambles to Meet Bert J Harris Claims Deadline

County Scrambles to Meet Bert J Harris Claims Deadline

Feb 28, 2016 – More than 150 days after a group of homeowners put the county on notice of their intent to claim compensation for loss of property values under the Bert J. Harris Act, Palm Beach County says it is still not ready to respond. The homeowners filed...
Citizens File Federal Lawsuit Against City of Boca Raton

Citizens File Federal Lawsuit Against City of Boca Raton

A pair  of  Boca Raton residents have filed a lawsuit asking for damages and demand for a jury trial over the city’s alleged special treatment for the Chabad of East Boca, according to citizens watchdog group BocaWatch:  “On Monday, February 8th, in the...
Judge: 4,500-home Minto West not ‘urban sprawl’

Judge: 4,500-home Minto West not ‘urban sprawl’

On Friday, April 17, a state administrative law judge ruled that the pending Minto West development was not “urban sprawl” under state law, and rejected a legal challenge by citizens to block changes to Palm Beach County’s comprehensive land use...