Citizens’ Sunshine Lawsuit Against the City is Set for Trial

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Trial will be in the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Pinellas County

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 3:15 PM 

Non-Jury trial to adjudicate the appointment of Housh Ghovaee to a vacant seat on the Madeira Beach City Commission.

This hearing will be held in the judge’s chambers so there will be no room for spectators. Results will be posted on this site so look for them here!

Friday, March 3, 2017, 9:00 AM

Summary Judgement for the public release of ethics complaints filed against Madeira Beach officials.

This portion of the sunshine lawsuit will address the release of the Florida Ethics complaints that have been filed against City Manager Shane Crawford, Administrative Assistant Cheryl McGrady, a.k.a. Cheryl Rodde, Mayor Travis Palladeno, Commissioner Pat Shontz (Deceased) and Building Inspector Frank DeSantis.

Citizens are invited to attend the trial on Friday morning.

Trial Location – St. Petersburg Judicial Building, 545 1st Ave. N., Room 200, St. Petersburg, FL

This case will be heard before Circuit Judge Jack Day.