Is Congress for Sale?

House Rep. Pushing To Set Back Online Privacy Rakes In Industry Funds Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), sponsor of anti-privacy measure up for vote in Congress, has had a career financed by internet service providers   Mar 28, 2017 at 7:53 AM ET Update: The House has passed the resolution with a vote of 215-205. The campaign…

Is Spectrum Cable trying to Renege on FCC Deal?

 – Spectrum .   Tuesday Mar 21 2017 10:00 EDT .   An ISP funded by major broadband providers is pushing the FCC to remove a condition barring Charter from imposing usage caps. As part of Charter’s $79 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, the FCC broke from a long tradition…

Recent Port Orange Police Incidents

. Sorry, Folk’s ….  Someone cut off our supply of Port Orange Police incident data as of Feb. 21, 2017 .         See how other Florida cities keep their citizen’s well informed on Police activity in real time   (see City of Orlando here) <i

Whats going on at Herbert Street ?

Hi, Have you heard any news about the city quietly asking to buy residences on Herbert to prepare for the upcoming Riverwalk? Or even plans to 4 or 3 lane Herbert street? Reader Click on image to enlarge Click on image to enlarge

What’s Going On at Port Orange City Hall?

Un-authorizied use of City seal – by Councilman Burnette …. To Jake Johannson, City Manager Manager Johansson  I have 3 simple questions, They go to the core of your professional responsibilities and challenge  your commitment to  an open and transparent administration. 1)  Why isn’t the  Attorney’s report on the Use of the City logo that…

Port Orange Reclaimed Water Supply Suspended

. Port Orange City Hall … Daytime Reclaimed Water Suspended for Selected Port Orange Subdivisions – Suspended until Further Notice between the hours of 8am and 5pm. Due to excessive seasonal peak reclaimed water demands, please be advised that reclaimed water service to the subdivisions listed below is being turned off during the daytime from…

Oops! Daytona Earthquake was a Navy 10,000-pound Underwater Explosion

.   Daytona Beach …  A mysterious “earthquake” detected off the Florida coast over the weekend was actually the result of testing by the U.S. Navy, U.S. Geological Survey officials say. Seismographs as far away as Minnesota, Texas and Oklahoma registered a 3.7 magnitude event around 4 p.m. Saturday, about 168 nautical miles east-northeast of…

Certified Mail to the Mayor from FEMA

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Off-Shore Earthquake !!!

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —A magnitude-3.7 earthquake struck Saturday off the coast of Daytona Beach Shores, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The quake happened at 4 p.m., and was centered about 105 miles off the coast of Daytona Beach, the USGS said. Florida is not considered to be a state that is subject to…

City Manager & Burnette Want To Move Their Seats

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Port Orange Street Sweeper contract | Trust but Verify?

. . For the past several years, it was my understanding that Port Orange had hired a contractor to mechanically sweep every street in the city at least 4 times a year.  That contract includes a clause that major streets within the city such as State Highways & County Roads would be swept more often.   .…

2015 Florida Municipality Census (see # 45 on list)

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