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Madeira Beach Town Center subject of two new lawsuits

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A pair of Pinellas County attorneys filed lawsuits in the 6th Judicial Circuit last week seeking to overturn the Madeira Beach city ordinance authorizing the development of the proposed Madeira Beach town center. Treasure Island attorney Ken Weiss filed against the city on behalf of Linda Hein and Sam Baker on March 16. The suit alleges the rezoning of the land on Madeira Way goes against the city’s comprehensive plan and also claims the city failed to comply with its…

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Development opponents ask judge to overturn Madeira Beach zoning decisions

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Opponents of two proposed developments on Madeira Beach filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking a judge to declare invalid commission votes to rezone the property. The lawsuit is the fourth filed in the ongoing battle between the city and opponents of the developments. Ethics complaints have also been lodged with the state and with professional organizations over allegations of improper conduct by city officials. This latest lawsuit centers on an effort by members of Madeira Beach United to stop the developments.…

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Residents ask court to void Madeira Beach developments

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Two Madeira Beach residents filed suit late Thursday asking a judge to declare that the City Commission did not follow the rules when it granted two recent zoning changes and a development agreement. The plaintiffs, Jennifer McCoy Parker and Linda C. Hein, say in the lawsuit that they live near the proposed developments “and, as such, their health, safety, and access to police and fire protection are adversely affected by the rezonings in a manner that exceeds in degree the…

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5 lies in the latest Madeira Beach United mailer

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Madeira Beach residents will soon be facing another storm, and not your garden-variety hurricane. This particular nasty storm comes from Madeira Beach United, the ad-hoc neighborhood group opposing the Madeira Beach Town Center and Holiday Isles projects, the mixed-use development projects proposed for the dilapidated and underdeveloped patches of land at the city’s entrance. After several dubious attempts to accuse city leaders of political corruption, Madeira Beach United has now produced a glossy flyer, which raises the specter of “runaway development.” Despite the group’s…

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