|GA: Mountain Park's Lawsuit Expenses Mount|
|Sunday, 10 October 2010 00:00|
By Ralph Ellis – Atlanta Journal Constitution
Mountain Park exudes the atmosphere of a serene state park, with narrow roads winding through lush hills and waterfowl nesting beside two scenic lakes. But those calming lakes carry a steep price for this north Fulton town of 550 people. For five years, Mountain Park has been tied up in a federal lawsuit against upstream developers in Roswell. The town alleges the developers allowed about 40,000 cubic yards of silt to run off construction sites and clog the town’s lakes and wetlands. The town has already raised taxes and drained the reserve fund to pay lawyers.
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