Ted’s Credibility Now in Question

  [Editors note:]   And Brings His Heretofore Push for Transparency and Open Governance Also Into Question ….. Ted may have been faking it for years …. Ted, if true, would you still take the position you just stated if per se, Warren Pike regularly dropped city employees off at his home to perform work while on…

Destin’s YMCA bankrupt – Pensacola Local News – ABC

Trouble follows Kisela …. Destin, Fla In early October, Emerald Coast YMCA’s announced they would be closing its three branches in Okaloosa County.   Destin’s city manager was prepared to introduce a plan to lease the Destin Aquatic facility, allowing swim teams and residents to continue to use it. The Emerald Coast YMCA announced in…

Did the Sitting Council Know about the Berm Removal?

Good Morning Mr. Harden, From Hank Springer CC to city council members, Subject: The Dunlawton Berm project: I have read the correspondence among you, Ted Noftall and Mike Gardner regarding the Berm issue in the Dunlawton Area. I have commended your timely reply to the questions posed and understand how the task asked of you…

City Manger’s Response to Ted about Cancelled Berm Construction

City Manger’s responses to Ted is highlghted in RED   Good afternoon Manager Harden, I am sure you realize your e-mail below raises several questions  —  CONSIDERING  the  plans on which this project was permitted by the SJRWMD  depict a berm extending from Dunlawton Avenue north to Herbert Street,   AND FURTHER CONSIDERING  that the signed and…

Why I will not be voting for Sonya Laney

My neighborhood, home and Dunlawton have now flooded 4 times in the past 20 years: 1994, 2004, 2009, and September 24th, 2014. Sonya Laney did not appear in my neighborhood the day of the flooding nor did she attend the City Council on October 7, 2014 when the failures of the flood mitigation project were…

Impact of Berm Removal on Recent Dunlawton Flooding

Good afternoon Manager Harden, I am sure you realize your e-mail below raises several questions  —  CONSIDERING  the  plans on which this project was permitted by the SJRWMD  depict a berm extending from Dunlawton Avenue north to Herbert Street,   AND FURTHER CONSIDERING  that the signed and sealed  As-Built Certification  for this project  states that  it…

Who Investigates the Investigators?

Where else but Port Orange could you design and permit a job, get 2.9 million dollars to build it, and not build it according to specs!? October 16, 2014 Dear Manager Harden, Your memo on the operation of the Dunlawton Drainage System before, during and after the flooding of September 23-24 points out a number…

Larry McKinney withdraws from November run-off

Larry McKinney withdraws from November run-off for district 4 seat on Port Orange City Council Posted Fri, 2014-10-17 23:24 By HENRY FREDERICK Finished second to Scott Stiltner among field of four in Aug. 26 primary   PORT ORANGE, Fla. — Larry McKinney, former president and CEO of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, who finished…

Did Someone Hire A Goon Squad To Intimidate Bob Ford Supporters?

—– Original Message —– From: Dianne Gardner To: David Harden Cc: Robin Fenwick ; Allen Green ; Don Burnette ; Bob Ford ; Drew Bastian ; Dennis Kennedy Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:38 AM Subject: Violation of First Amendment rightsDear Manager Harden, Bob Ford, District I candidate, is having his signs repeatedly removed from…

Port Orange father shoots 3 children, himself

By Jerry Hume, Reporter Last Updated: Friday, October 17, 2014, 8:16 AM PORT ORANGE — Three children are hospitalized after being shot by their father in Volusia County. It happened around 5 a.m. Friday along Jackson Lane inside the Spruce Creek Farms subdivision. The Sheriff’s Office said it started as a domestic argument between a…

What is wrong with Port Orange

Video: Laney and Ford on what is wrong with Port Orange – video preceded by Hank’s comments: Video: Laney and Ford respond to question from Ted Noftall At the 10 10 14 Crane Lakes city council candidates’ forum Sonya Laney replies to the question: Laney in effect deplores the constant criticism of city employees who…

Adios to Kyle Brayman

Submitted on 2014/10/10 at 2:00 am | by Tony Clifton . Adios to Kyle Brayman who was a sincere stakeholder and future successor in our organization. A young man picking away at his academics while advancing his professional certification and practical competency. His senior mentors, nearing retirement already recognizing him as a future successor to…

Oops – More Poor Planning at the Y

From: Lovallo, Susan Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 3:20 PM To: Rivera, Cynthia Subject: Re: Closed for Renovations Cindy, last Thursday our city sent a notice to all employees notifying us of the closure for renovations, the notice also indicated that they would be holding classes on the patio at city hall.  This was a…

Did Mayor Green Put Another One Over On City Residents ??

Mr. Mayor my hat is off to you. You have thus far been  masterful in deflecting the political blame for the latest chapter in Port Orange’s Augmented Reclaimed Water book of failure. No reference to the primary purpose of the $2.9 million that was spent on the Dunlawton Avenue Drainage Improvement Project. No reference to…