Ruling Will Force Mulberry Mobile Home Park to Close
by: Suzie Schottelkotte
A circuit judge effectively closed Lakeside Manor Mobile Home Park in Mulberry on Tuesday, leaving residents in as many as 19 homes scrambling for a place to live.
Circuit Judge Steven Selph granted the city's request to shut down the park's faulty sewer system, which code enforcement officers and environmental experts testified had the potential to pollute nearby waterways and the area's groundwater.
But Selph stopped short of issuing a deadline when Hutton House, the park's owners, has to shut the sewer system down. He's giving lawyers for the city and Hutton House time to work out options............