A country Supreme Court decide to disregard the lawsuit filed via P.J. Simao, the owner of a rival golf route, Ives Hill Country Club. Simao filed the healthy towards the city of Watertown, metropolis council members, City Manager Rick Finn, and the Watertown Golf Club. Simao wanted the court to tear up a lease that we could Watertown Golf Club use townland in Thompson Park for 9 of the course’s holes. The contemporary hire has been renewed a couple of instances but is identical to the only one agreed to in 2000.
It’s a legal victory for the Watertown Golf Course and the town of Watertown. Simao’s lawyer argued that the 2000 hire have to be ruled void from the start due to the fact the mayor on time, Joe Butler Sr., became on the board of directors for Watertown Golf Club. While Butler abstained from balloting on the rent, Simao’s legal professional said he did now not recuse himself from the method, which the attorney said violates the town ethics code. Judge James McClusky disregarded the case. Watertown Golf Club turned into currently bought by using developer Mike Lundy. Simao also attempted to buy the golf course. Simao stated Tuesday he plans to appeal the decision’s ruling.