Race for Indian River County, FL School Board Exhibits “Extremely Nasty Politics”.

  With three open seats for school board, the School District of Indian River County (SDIRC) has a golden opportunity to set the mark for innovation in Indian River County. But why were seven of the nine candidates for school board shut out of a recent event by a mysterious email; denied an opportunity to … Continue reading Race for Indian River County, FL School Board Exhibits “Extremely Nasty Politics”.

Stacey Klim Questions the Tentative School District of Indian River County, FL 2018 – 2019 Budget.

Stacey Klim, Vero Beach, FL Last night, July 31, I spoke at the Special School Board Public Hearing to Adopt the Tentative 2018-2019 Budget. I have been attending the budget workshops since April and doing a great deal of research. I have many concerns about the budget. I wanted to share the questions and concerns … Continue reading Stacey Klim Questions the Tentative School District of Indian River County, FL 2018 – 2019 Budget.

Shawn Frost, FL School District Board Chair is in a Position to Profit from Florida Amendment 8.

  In a previous article, we wrote about how every 20 years a Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) convenes to review and propose changes in the Florida constitution.  The CRC refers constitutional amendments directly to the ballot for a public vote. Amendment 8 is one of the most controversial amendments to be on the ballot, … Continue reading Shawn Frost, FL School District Board Chair is in a Position to Profit from Florida Amendment 8.

Obfuscation and Maneuvering Surrounding Florida Constitutional Amendment 8.

Every 20 years a Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) convenes to review and propose changes in the Florida constitution.  The CRC refers constitutional amendments directly to the ballot for a public vote. The Constitution Revision Commission of 2017-2018 was composed of 37 appointed members. Here is a summary of CRC Proposal 6003 Adopted 4/16/18, which … Continue reading Obfuscation and Maneuvering Surrounding Florida Constitutional Amendment 8.

2018 Vero Beach, FL International Music Festival: July 11 – 14!

Mike Block: Mike Block String Camp Hello Treasure Coast Music Fans! I'm excited to let you know that the 2018 Vero Beach International Music Festival will be presenting three FREE performances next week, July 11, 13, and 14, in McAfee Hall at the First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach. Our three concerts will feature a stellar line-up … Continue reading 2018 Vero Beach, FL International Music Festival: July 11 – 14!

PAC’s are Beginning to Influence the School Board Election in Indian River County, FL.

  A Political Action Committee (PAC) is an organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation.  One PAC can contribute to another PAC.  That's what's been happening in the School Board race for the School District of Indian River County (SDIRC). As you can see from the above flow chart we "followed the … Continue reading PAC’s are Beginning to Influence the School Board Election in Indian River County, FL.

Why Did the School Board of the School District of Indian River County, FL Basically Shut Down Public Comment?

Free Bing Image: YouthBanks International Network WikiHow: "Speaking out at community, town or school board meetings is as American as apple pie. Local boards provide a glimpse of Democracy at its most basic level. The ability to speak directly to a government board – a city council, a school board, college trustees – is perhaps … Continue reading Why Did the School Board of the School District of Indian River County, FL Basically Shut Down Public Comment?