Martin County Commissioners summary


The Martin County Board on Tuesday took the matter of consent for refugee resettlement off their agenda, due to a federal injunction. Martin County Attorney Terry Viesselman explained the matter. “A federal court issued an injunction prohibiting the executive branch of the federal government from implementing that policy of requiring communities to agree to taking refugees or not,” he said. “It’s kind of a moot point and until that all plays out I don’t think there’s any need for the board to take action at this time.” Commissioners approved a motion to authorize recruitment for an additional attorney for the County [...]