Appeals Process Stays in Neptune; Decisions Won't Go to Federal Court
Aguilar, Christopher F., The Florida Times Union
Byline: Christopher F. Aguilar, Shorelines staff writer
The Neptune Beach City Council backed off this week from a decision to send city Board of Appeals decisions to federal court instead of hearing them themselves.
After voting 4-1 this month for an ordinance that would send the appeals to Circuit Court, the council held off on the proposal Monday.
"We came to a good consensus to leave it as it is," said Councilwoman Harriet Pruette. "The intent was not to cause citizens unnecessary expense. I can't see taking this downtown and having citizens spend money."
The appeals board, which is composed of volunteers, hears requests from residents and …
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Publication information: Article title: Appeals Process Stays in Neptune; Decisions Won't Go to Federal Court. Contributors: Aguilar, Christopher F. - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: November 22, 2003. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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