Kemper Sports! Does any of this sound familiar?

via: Newton White <NWhite0@cfl.rr.com> 7:44 PM Does any of this sound familiar? For Taxpayers, A Rain of Excuses From Deficit-Ridden Golf Club Contractor For the Palm Coast City Council and for Palm Coast Taxpayers, the Palm Harbor Golf Club the city has been running with a contractor since 2009 has been the course from hell.…

The Many Perils of Florida

Welcome to Florida, where something’s always trying to kill you. The Sunshine State is the lightning-strike capital and the shark-bite capital. We have hurricanes, tornadoes, stealthy sinkholes, rabid raccoons, abandoned pythons, venomous spiders and, yes, even the sunshine can kill you (think melanoma). But danger here is not limited to the visible. Take, for instance, flesh-eating…

Doesn’t This Mean That Parker is Responsible For All Of This?

Port Orange, Fla.  Submitted by Retiree on 2013/10/06 at 3:04 pm I am a retiree in Port Orange and I have been following the blog on the administrative time issuance fiasco that has been recently an item of concern for some time. I watched last Tuesday’s council meeting, and after much consideration of what I heard…

Puppet and Puppeteer

Port Orange, Fla.  At the February 26th 2013 council meeting Mayor Green floated the idea of purchasing the totally  useless 50 ft strip of land  north of the Fire Station  on US 1 at 419 Ridgewood Ave.    The unanimous instruction of Council as reported in the minutes for that meeting was    “all Council members were in…

YMCA Information Requests – Third Request

RE: YMCA Information Requests – Third Request  October 4, 2013 11:59 AM From: “Mark Schaefer” <mark@mark-schaefer.com> To:”Wayne Saunders” <wsaunders@port-orange.org> Wayne, The meeting is next Monday and we still do not have the reconciliation.  That is unacceptable.  One of the YMCA board members has requested to be at the meeting Monday night.  I think it would be…

3rd Request – Still No Response ?

On Oct 3, 2013, at 6:51 PM, “Cindy” <apagliari@aol.com> wrote: Mr. Kisela, I’m in hopes that you can find the time to read through the message included below.  I’ve not received any reply since my original correspondence dated August 22, 2013.  I would appreciate if this message could be passed on to the appropriate office…

Has City Hall Gone From Incompetence To Fantasy ?

Port Orange, Fla.  RE: A Liability that must go   October 3, 2013 12:07 PM From:”Ted Noftall” <Ted@TedNoftall.com> To:”Greg Kisela” <gkisela@port-orange.org> Thank you Greg, I understand better than most the current form of government we have in Port Orange, and have had,  AND I would tell you Sir the taxpayers have not been served well…

Why Things are Not Improving in Port Orange Government

A Liability that must go. From: “Ted Noftall” <Ted@TedNoftall.com> To:”Greg Kisela” <gkisela@port-orange.org> Cc:”Bob Ford” <rford37@cfl.rr.com> “Dennis Kennedy” <DennisK@port-orange.org> don@amlsfl.com “Drew Bastian” <db2070@cfl.rr.com> Greg, Your failure to adequately discipline  the  Public Works director for failing to comply with Florida law  until she was  exposed by citizen activists has gotten us into a fine kettle of fish.   Your…

Two Cover Up’s and then some

11:02 AM to Iamblicus, Robin Sadly counsel did not perform well.    Drunk on their own sense of self importance, they foolishly decreed that a wound that is still full of pus be stitched-up and all will end well because after all that is what they  decreed.    So it is written,  so shall it be done. Last evening…

I am sad that my colleagues and I have spent the better part of our lives committed to such a corrupt organization.

From: Iamblicus Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2013 10:43 PM Subject: Council Presentation Your council presentation was good but incomplete. There were two long term city employees who the police video tape interviewed on the Roger Smith investigation with impeccable records throughout their career with the city. Two employees that were interviewed had their attorneys were  present and also…

City Residency for Employees

City Residency for Employees  October 2, 2013 11:58 AM From: scott@lockershield.net To:”Bob Ford” <bford@port-orange.org> “Allen Green” <AllenG@port-orange.org> “Drew Bastian” <dbastian@port-orange.org> “Dennis Kennedy” <DennisK@port-orange.org> “Don Burnette” <dburnette@port-orange.org> Cc:”Greg Kisela” <gkisela@port-orange.org> I wanted to echo some of the thoughts last night in regards to residency by department heads and city employees.  I do think it should be mandatory…

More Info on the Cover-up In Port Orange ?

Submitted on 2013/09/30 at 9:24 pm by Prometheus Once upon a time in the mythical village of Dysfunction Junction there was a surly troll named Pob Roust who worked for the township’s utility field crew. He worked there for many years with his coworkers on a politically incorrect crew where his fellow ruffians worked together, after work drank…

Is Green The Real Problem ?

Palmetto Pal <palmettopal95@gmail.com> 9:22 PM () to Patrick, Hank Is there any doubt that  Allen Green’s election as Mayor  following Dorothy Hukill was the catalyst that started the decline in our City administration,  or that Green has personally  led that decline  for the past decade to the to the point where it is the  laughing stock it has…

Do You Have Confidence in the Roger Smith Police Investigation ????

Confidence in the Roger Smith police investigation ???? “Ted Noftall” Ted@TedNoftall.com September 30, 2013 4:30 PMTo: <port.orange.us@gmail.com> “Hank Springer” <poimages@cfl.rr.com>Cc:”Greg Kisela” <gkisela@port-orange.org> “Gerald Monahan” <geraldm@port-orange.org> “Margaret Roberts” <mroberts@port-orange.org> The credibility and confidence wounds that Port Orange sustained in the  Parker, Pike,  Shely, Barnhart,  and Smith  fiascos  will never heal until citizens and employees alike are satisfied…

Whistle Blower Defense League & Taxpayer Money

TAXPAYER MONEY September 30, 2013 6:55 AM From: “ROB POUST”    hayal7@hotmail.com To: “Allen Green” <AllenG@port-orange.org> “Bob Ford” <bford@port-orange.org> “Drew Bastian” <dbastian@port-orange.org> dkennend@port-orange.org “Don Burnette” <dburnette@port-orange.org> “Greg Kisela” <gkisela@port-orange.org> “Ted Noftall” <ted@tednoftall.com>   Port Orange City Council, City Manager, Ted Noftall, I noticed that City Council is preparing to make a settlement with Roger Smith at…

Woman warns of deadly bacteria that killed husband

VOLUSIA COUNTY — The widow, as well as the daughter, of a man who lost his life after being exposed to deadly bacteria in a Volusia County river has a warning for others. Both women want health officials to post warnings before someone else falls victim to the microscopic killer. Henry “Butch” Konietzsky’s family returned…