FDOT is Restoring 13 Miles of Canals in Indian River County, FL.

FDOT: Restoring canals means they are restored to their "original design configuration". 13 miles of canals in Indian River County, FL are currently being restored through funding by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The project is not a line item in the FDOT's budget but included in their overall budget for "asset management". DBI … Continue reading FDOT is Restoring 13 Miles of Canals in Indian River County, FL.

Two Poems by Areana, a Fifth Grader at Glendale Elementary School, Vero Beach, FL.

I went to the store to buy a lime. I knew each lime would cost a dime. The limes I saw looked very new. And when I saw them I knew what to do. I went home to put them on my bed,  while I let my silly thoughts go to my head. I had … Continue reading Two Poems by Areana, a Fifth Grader at Glendale Elementary School, Vero Beach, FL.

“Politics Do Not Belong in our Schools Especially in the Current Divisive Climate.”

"Nonpartisan elections by definition preclude the recruitment of candidates for school board by their political parties." (The Politics of School Board Elections by Joseph H. Cronin; The Phi Delta Kappan.) "Politics do not belong in our schools especially in the current divisive climate. The school board's main concerns should be our children's education not a political … Continue reading “Politics Do Not Belong in our Schools Especially in the Current Divisive Climate.”

Vero Communiqué Achieves the GuideStar 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency.

Achieving a Gold Seal of Transparency indicates that Vero Communiqué, as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, has updated its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile by providing specific information about its organization. The Seal level (Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum) is determined by how much information an organization has shared. It is not a rating or endorsement by … Continue reading Vero Communiqué Achieves the GuideStar 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency.

Sherry Nist Corey: Opinion on Vero Beach, FL With Unpleasant Beachside Parking Meters.

Parking meters are an eyesore, complicated machines for many and completely unnecessary ANYWHERE in Vero. If the proponents intent is to provide doorstep parking on demand for their customers, meters will NOT provide such. Meters do not give any business "reserved parking spaces". Meters are a regressive tax on customers (AND Beachside businesses) and will … Continue reading Sherry Nist Corey: Opinion on Vero Beach, FL With Unpleasant Beachside Parking Meters.

Who’s on First With Respect to the Sale of the Historic Vero Beach, FL Dodgertown Golf Course?

On September 4, 2018 at 11:51 a.m. Mr. Joseph Paladin, at a Special Call meeting of the Indian River County Commissioners regarding the County's offer to purchase the 37 acre Dodgertown Golf Course, during public comment, said: "I think sometimes there are things more important than development, and that's coming from a developer." Then at … Continue reading Who’s on First With Respect to the Sale of the Historic Vero Beach, FL Dodgertown Golf Course?

A Cordial Q & A Between Dr. Mark Rendell, Superintendent of the School District of Indian River County, FL and Vero Beach Resident Stacey Klim.

On September 18, 2018 Vero Beach resident Stacey Klim met with Superintendent Dr. Mark Rendell regarding her questions and comments on the School District of Indian River County budget.  We wanted to share her exchange with Dr. Rendell and his response to her questions. Free Bing Image of Dr. Mark Rendell For those of you … Continue reading A Cordial Q & A Between Dr. Mark Rendell, Superintendent of the School District of Indian River County, FL and Vero Beach Resident Stacey Klim.