Voters make Indiantown a village

Indiantown becomes the first new town in Martin County since 1960.

With a vote of 63 percent in favor of an eligible 2,300 voters, Indiantown will now become a village.

More than 6,000 people live in the village of Indiantown.

They will now elect a five-member village council on March 13th.

Officials say there will be no property tax rate increase at least initially and the village will contract with the county for law enforcement.

The village of Indiantown officially will be established on December 31st.

The last community to incorporate in Martin County was ocean breeze way back in 1960.

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