Very cool! | The kids loved it!

. Volusia County Moms .  I was sitting in my office and the kids were out front playing (mine and two neighbor kids). Then I see a police car stop. I go out there to see what was going on…. The police officer stopped to play ball with the kids! That was awesome of Officer…

Port Orange Water & Sewer Financial Condition

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Proposed 2016 City Budget

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City Managers Weekly Summary | July 24, 2015

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No Trespassing in Port Orange

. Recently one of our readers reported that the Port Orange Police chased him and his young son from fishing on city owned property at the end of Spruce Creek Road     It appears that the Police had responded to a complaint from a county resident at Bonks Landing.  The Port Orange resident indicated…

Rub A Dub Dub | Does Not Sound Good

.   From: Schmidt, Michael F To: Rivera, Cynthia Cc: Harden, David City Council Rosen, Alan Adumuah, Branford Grotke, Eric Mack, Brian Judy Grim Attachment SKMBT_42315061815260.pdf Hi Cindy, as we discussed today, we can support the City with the independent evaluation/review and modeling as referenced in Mr. Harden’s letter (attached). In addition to our active…

“This looks like something got messed up somewhere and instead of resolving it ….”

Click to Enlarge — . From: “Crews, Katherine E.” <Katherine.Crews@Edgewell.com> Date: July 23, 2015 at 9:57:42 AM EDT To: “sstiltner@port-orange.org” <sstiltner@port-orange.org>, “dbastian@port-orange.org” <dbastian@port-orange.org> Cc: “kdonahue@port-orange.org” <kdonahue@port-orange.org>, “Lovallo, Susan (slovallo@port-orange.org)” <slovallo@port-orange.org>, “‘kcrews2007@gmail.com’” <kcrews2007@gmail.com> Subject: Russell property Kayak launch Reply-To: “kcrews2007@gmail.com” <kcrews2007@gmail.com> Dear Mr. Stiltner and Mr. Bastian: I am writing you to help clarify and resolve…

Jeff LaCour | Buddy’s Older Brother ?

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City Council Meeting Agenda | Aug. 4, 2015

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City Council Meeting Commentary | July 21, 2015

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Was City’s Sidewalk Repair Program Poorly Planned??

Councilman Stiltner and Mr. Harden, There are approaches to the issue that are available in the code and policy. Approach One: Budget once and contract once. Plan your work and work your plan. Approach Two: If the estimate for the contract at the beginning of the year is low, the city manager may approve a…

YMCA/Port Orange Pool Closed

$32K Port Orange YMCA pool repairs to take at least another week   By Casmira Harrison casmira.harrison@news-jrnl.com Published: Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 7:42 p.m. Last Modified: Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 7:46 p.m. . Members of the Port Orange Family YMCA who have had to wait to take a dip in the clear blue…

Follow The Money

.   . Manager Harden, The financial presentation of the Golf course Inter-fund accounts are leaving more questions un-answered than are being answered. My questions relate to 3 documents you have recently presented. 5 Year 2010 – 2014 Analysis of Cypress Head Golf Course Capital Reserve Transfer ……. This 5 year summary provides no analysis…

Ooops | Water Billings Still Not Fixed

Tracey, Last month you told me that the issue of bills going out before the due date of the previous bill and showing a past due amount was going to be adjusted.  I wanted to take a second to let you know that it has not yet been adjusted. I can only imagine that as…

Employment Agreement for New City Manager @ $140,00/year

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City Press Release on New City Manager

. During a Special Meeting held on Saturday, July 11, 2015, the Port Orange City Council selected Michael H. “Jake” Johansson as its new city manager. Mr. Johansson was selected from an initial field of 89 candidates. A recently retired Navy Captain, Mr. Johansson last served as the Commanding Officer of the U.S. Naval Support…