From Palmetto Pal:
If we had not seen all this before Councilman Burnette and Kennedy’s request for a “report “ might actually pass the sniff test, but that is not the case and not unexpendently neither of them made clear why they were requesting that a ‘ report” be provided ??
Is it more or less likely that they need to been seen as concerned, and doing something, and another new fake investigation will provide them with some political cover ??
Or is it because they suddenly believe that government employees need to be held accountable for their actions , and that there has to be consequences for those actions ??
Their requests for a report should make that perfectly clear and it does not.
If what Tuff Turf has alleged is true and it is and more besides then immediate dismissals in purchasing and public works need to be forthcoming, and the essence of what Tuff Turf has said is that they have a Mow, Blow and GO contract, and that others are responsible for Spraying, Fertilization and Irrigation.
The only thing they should be calling on the Manager to report are the names of the departed, and a believable plan for straightening out yet more dysfunction in his operation.
Hank Springer to City Manager of Port Orange:
Regarding Tuff Turf issues:
The allegations don’t seem complicated to me.
Perhaps finding a way to explain this all, and have it accepted by the public is difficult,
and thus induced complexity might be the way to escape the serious issues and once again hold no one accountable.
— hank springer
I believe you are making a very serious allegation.….far more serious indeed, than those made by Tuff Turf.
You seem to be saying that Tuff Turfs allegations which are not complicated at all, are likely to be juiced and jazzed by the Manager and his Public Works director to where no one will be able to explain anything, be held accountable or responsible for anything, and most important of all not suffer any consequences for anything right under noses of a concerned counsel, wink wink ………
EXACTLY LIKE HAPPENED with the shredding incident, And the hiring of temporary finance staff from the son of the Auditor, AND the payroll fraud misunderstanding, AND THE CURRENT scandal of pop physiology counseling in the Finance department costing tens of thousands of tax payer dollars by unlicensed mental health hacks complete with unauthorized grants acceptances that were based on unauthorized grant applications that on their face appear questionable if not outright fraudulent.
Have I pretty much understood what you said ????