Open The Flood Gates!

  The Port Orange area received more than 4.5 inches of rain Saturday, beating the 2.4 inches recorded on Nov. 21, 1959, . No major flooding was reported, but some roads in low-lying areas were impassable in the afternoon. One guy named Noah was seen starting to build an Ark near Dunlawton Ave.. Storm-water poured…

Former City Councilwoman Speaks Out on Fluoride

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Collier County, Florida, is 80% fluoridated but cavity rates “were among the highest levels documented in the United States

As Your Dentist I Recommend Viceroys Cigarettes and Fluoride in the Water …. .   No Valid Evidence Exists to Prove Fluoridation Works, say Researchers  New York – November, 2015 — After reviewing all available fluoridation studies, the independent and trusted UK-based Cochrane group of researchers could not find any quality evidence to prove fluoridation…

Did anybody understand all the mumbo jumbo?

. Did Mr Neff confuse the City Council on purpose again? Submitted on 2015/11/17 at 11:02 pm by Confused The inflow report was confusing. The inflow was already added as part of the average daily flow reported by Mr Neff. Then Ted said we needed to add 1.8 million gallons of inflow and Neff agreed.…

There are 31 City of Port Orange Job Vacancies City-wide?

. The current City Managers Weekly Summary reports: “There are 31 vacancies city-wide at various stages in recruitment and hiring cycle ….” But at the time of this posting,  the city’s web site listed only six(6) city-wide job vacancies (see below link)  Does anyone out there have the list of the other 25 vacancies ?  …

City Managers Weekly Summary | Nov. 6, 2015

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Brighthouse Cable may not be with us much longer.

.     Hank, in reply to your concerns about Brighthouse Cable.  The Charter merger may be  completed within the next 90 days thus, Brighthouse would no longer be with us.     to AmelFl FCC Public Notice Accepting Charter/TWC/Bright House Merger Applications for Transfer Submitted: July 27, 2015 – 6:36pm Originally published: July 27,…

Should Port Orange Continue To Sit On The Sidelines On Technology?

Should we start a petition to get Port Orange officials off their ass?  Like:  Orlando petition The Fiber team announced the exploration of 3 new locations: OklahomaCity, Jacksonville and Tampa: We’re inviting Oklahoma City, OK, Jacksonville, FL and Tampa, FL, to explore bringing Google Fiber to their communities, as we did last month with three…

Mayor Green–Can’t you put a muzzle on your girl?

Well over 200 people walked the Port Orange bridge this past Saturday evening to show their support for America’s veterans serving in Afghanistan.  The Port Orange walkers were joined by similar groups in Ormond, Daytona and Flagler as part of a two-county event organized by Debbie Kruck of the Ormond Strong group. The local contingent…

WTF ! | You Have Got To Be Kidding Me ! | $600 per Hour?

. Re: No Bid Consutant Service Contract Just Awarded by City Council . Submitted on 2015/10/24 at 5:35 pm by In The Know  | In reply to onlooker2. . It is once a month for 18 months times four hours or 72 hours of training for about a dozen reluctant participants that work for Public Utilities, an…

Two-county, Four-bridge Effort Draws Hundreds to Show Support for the Military

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Putting the Band Back Together–Return to the Good Old Days

The last City Council meeting was scary for anyone concerned about open and transparent government in Port Orange–scary not for what was said but for what was not said. Among the items brought before Council for their approval were two studies for the Public Utilities Department that totaled close to $1 million!  They were listed…

Oops Again? or Maybe The Old Shell Game Scam | You Decide

Did City Staff Fool The City Council Again?   Dear Manager Johansson, At last night’s Council meeting I raised a couple questions regarding the “leadership training” item that were left unanswered after the 5-0 vote to approve the item.  I did not raise the questions in a frivolous manner nor do I consider them a…