Miami Residents Can't Revive Suit Against $400M City Project

By Carolina Bolado (July 17, 2019, 2:22 PM EDT) -- A Florida state appeals court refused Wednesday to revive a suit by a group of Miami residents challenging a city deal with developer Flagstone Properties LLC for a $400 million mixed-use project, ruling that the residents do not have standing to challenge municipal actions.

The Third District Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court's decision to dismiss the lawsuit after finding that a November 2016 city charter amendment that gave all residents standing to challenge the city's actions, even if they have not suffered a particularized injury, does not apply retroactively to actions that predate the amendment.

The appeals court said...

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