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.

Indian River County, FL Conducts Salinity Tests With Evidence Water from its West Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility is NOT Leaking into 8th Street Canal.

Wetlands Cell # 1 (pond) looking across to the West Regional wastewater treatment facility. On June 7, 2018 the Vero Beach weekly news magazine 32963 published an article with the headline: “Top Water Official Says County Facilities Polluting Lagoon.” In referring to the Indian River County’s West Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility, specifically, David Gunter, who … Continue reading Indian River County, FL Conducts Salinity Tests With Evidence Water from its West Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility is NOT Leaking into 8th Street Canal.

Did You Miss Palm Bay, FL Deputy Mayor Tres Holton Disparage Then City Deputy Attorney Patricia Denise Smith?

Councilman Tres Holton: “We are in violation of our joint planning agreement." "On that note," said Palm Bay Mayor William Capote, "I want our attorney to speak because she has asked to address certain issues." Mrs. Smith: "Our City Attorney’s office is among the most distinguished law offices in the State of Florida. …we do … Continue reading Did You Miss Palm Bay, FL Deputy Mayor Tres Holton Disparage Then City Deputy Attorney Patricia Denise Smith?

Susan Mehiel: Parks, Trains and the Truth

Free Bing Image of Vero Beach, FL City Councilor Dr. Val Zudans After fighting for years to stop the trains against deep pocket corporations and elected officials with self-serving interests, we couldn’t help but view the last debacle facing Vero Beach with a jaundiced eye. With little notice in mid-May, Vero Beach City Councilman Dr. … Continue reading Susan Mehiel: Parks, Trains and the Truth

Are Palm Bay, FL Residents Aware of the City’s Audited Business Deficiencies and Weaknesses?

On May 24, 2018 in Palm Bay at a Special City Council meeting, Carr, Rigs and Ingram, LLC presented the Commissioners with the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) of the City of Palm Bay, Florida, for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 pursuant to Florida Statutes Section 218.39, Chapter 10.500 of the Rules of … Continue reading Are Palm Bay, FL Residents Aware of the City’s Audited Business Deficiencies and Weaknesses?

Why Did Three Vero Beach, FL City Council Members Think They Could Vote to Lease River House to a Brewery?

Perhaps because: COVB Code of Ordinances Sec. 54-4. - Concessions. Licenses for concessions for the sale of food, drinks, and sale or rental of merchandise at city-owned facilities may be granted by the city council by resolution. However, COVB Charter Section 5.05. - Limitation on alienation of city-owned real property.  (a)  Except as provided in … Continue reading Why Did Three Vero Beach, FL City Council Members Think They Could Vote to Lease River House to a Brewery?

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.