Stuart mayor declares local state of emergency

Stuart mayor declares local state of emergency

Stuart, Fl- City leaders in Stuart declared a local state of emergency following Governor Rick Scott’s executive order.

Stuart Mayor Kelli Glass Leighton signed the local declaration Monday night.

The city had previously posted Blue-Green Algae awareness signs along the downtown Riverwalk and riverfront.

You may remember this happened:

After this happened our local media became very concerned and covered this issue in multiple articles asking the question “Why are there no signs?”


Illegal signs posted in Stuart warning swimmers of toxic blue-green algae

City of Stuart declares local state of emergency –…/stuart/city-of-stuart-declares-local-state-of-emergency


5 hours ago – City of Stuart declares local state of emergency due to algae … The City has posted Blue-Green algae awareness signs along the downtown …

Homemade signs along St. Lucie River warn of swimming in water ……/stuart/homemade-signs-along-st-lucie-river-warn-of-swimmi…


Jun 27, 2018 – Someone in Stuart wants to warn people about the potential danger of … with blue-greenalgae floating around, so they posted signs near the … However, the signs were posted on public property next to City of Stuart signs, …

Algae blooms reported in St. Lucie River at downtown Stuart…/algae…st…downtown-stuart/685100002/


Jun 8, 2018 – St. Lucie River algae blooms reach downtown Stuart; more … Shepard Park, where Frazier Creek enters the river in downtown Stuart; Palm City on the …… the river have high levels of enteric bacteria, a sign of fecal pollution.

Activists to local officials: Speak up on algae –…algae/758940002/

5 days ago – MORE: Algae claims another Stuart business. In early June, homemade signs popped up along the river in Stuart, weeks before the city erected …

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So we are grateful but lets keep it honest folks!





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