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?

Does River House in MacWilliam Park, Vero Beach, FL Deserve Such a Lack of Respect?

Vero Beach Mayor Harry Howle and City Councilman Val Zudans are advocating for the inclusion of commercial development, Orchid Island Brewery, in MacWilliam Park and leasing the River House to the Orchid Island Brewery. At the May 15 City Council meeting, without any backup information, Councilman Val Zudans slipped onto the May 15 Council agenda an … Continue reading Does River House in MacWilliam Park, Vero Beach, FL Deserve Such a Lack of Respect?