Does the School District of Indian River County, FL Still Have a Finance Department?

If you have been following the drama about School District CEO Carter Morrison and Superintendent Dr. Mark Rendell, here is some more. First, a brief recap: On July 31, 2018, a letter was hand delivered to Carter Morrison, School District CFO Superintendent Mark J. Rendell, Ed.D., in which Mr. Morrison was “relieved of your duties.” … Continue reading Does the School District of Indian River County, FL Still Have a Finance Department?

Merchon Green: Lots of Mysteries at the Highest Levels of the School District of Indian River County, FL.

I am watching the video of the School Board meeting from last night [12/11/18]. I have one question for the Board: where is the transparency? So Carter Morrison is welcomed back on Thursday but the public has NO idea how this situation was handled. Also, how does sending Carter back into a hostile work environment … Continue reading Merchon Green: Lots of Mysteries at the Highest Levels of the School District of Indian River County, FL.

Train Wreck Times: We are Celebrating Great News!

Our Citizens Against the Train Call to Action sent out Nov. 18 to attend a special meeting of the Indian River County, FL Commissioners on Nov. 20th, 2018 turned out to be critical. By Susan Mehiel / http://www.citizensagainstthetrain.com At 7:45 pm the night before the meeting, we received notice that the meeting would focus on a … Continue reading Train Wreck Times: We are Celebrating Great News!

National Press Club Protests White House Treatment of Reporters.

  November 9, 2018: National Press Club leaders expressed outrage Thursday at President Donald Trump’s escalating attacks on the press and the White House’s revocation of a reporter’s credentials. Club President Andrea Edney said: “The president’s personal attacks on reporters, especially on CNN’s Jim Acosta, during a Nov. 7 news conference were unprecedented and beneath … Continue reading National Press Club Protests White House Treatment of Reporters.

Stacey Klim: Indian River School District, FL, Needs a $ 10 Million Bond for Short-Term Payroll and Operating expenses.

At the October 23, 2018 School District of Indian River County Board Business Meeting, the Board voted to approve a $10 million Tax Anticipation Note (TAN). A TAN is essentially a bond that is issued to finance a short-term need before receiving tax revenues. In this case, the school district needs the money for payroll … Continue reading Stacey Klim: Indian River School District, FL, Needs a $ 10 Million Bond for Short-Term Payroll and Operating expenses.

Susan Mehiel: When You Can Take Politics out of School Board Races, Let Me Know How You Did it.

    Regarding politics in School Board races. I find it hard to understand how one could take politics and political parties out of the school board races. It’s no secret the teachers unions and state school board associations across the country have been controlled by Dem/liberals. It’s no secret that Dem/liberals have been against … Continue reading Susan Mehiel: When You Can Take Politics out of School Board Races, Let Me Know How You Did it.

Bill Britton: Electioneering

  Each year before Election Day, pols with flesh to press stride down my sleepy street and prey on voter ignorance.   "Nice lawn," the vanguard's prone to say and never seems to guess that in late autumn's heat, when hacking greenery, my sweat reeks intolerance.   They cackle like jays on ways to serve me … Continue reading Bill Britton: Electioneering