Polk County Commissioners decided it did not want County Attorney Michael Craig taking Republic Services of Florida, Limited Partnership to court in order to recover overcharges dating as far back as 2005. The accrual of overcharges weighted heavily in the early years of the contract.
Craig had wanted to proceed with filing a lawsuit in order to protect the county from losing any money due it. His concern was some monies might be lost related to the statute of limitations. His concern revolved around when a statute of limitation takes or had taken effect; is it from the time of discovery, or prior to that.
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