Is Finance Department Now Therapy Central ???

Is Finance Now Therapy Central ??? City Council x Ted Noftall 8:11 AM to Bob, Greg, Dennis, don, Drew, Mayor Councilman Ford, The attachments portray a very troubling picture of the department in charge of the City’s finances,  AND an equally troubling picture of a  Counsel that is repeatedly  having the wool pulled over their…

Any News Yet?

Any news yet? Newton On 7/25/2013 6:30 AM, Kisela, Greg wrote: Newton: I anticipate having an answers to your questions by early next week if not sooner. Sorry for the delay in responding. Greg Kisela City Manager Sent from my iPad   On Jul 24, 2013, at 10:37 AM, “Newton White” <NWhite0@cfl.rr.com> wrote: Mr. Kisela,…

The Port Orange Citizen Police Academy

PORT ORANGE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ITS JANUARY 2014 CITIZEN POLICE ACADEMY The Port Orange Police Department will be presenting its 9th Citizen Police Academy beginning on January 27, 2014. The Departments Citizen Police Academy is a training and educational program offered to residents of Port Orange to provide familiarization with the operations…

City Centralized Help Desk Still Pending?

to Greg, CityCouncil Greg The City of Port Orange is still in need of a  centralized “Help Desk” with a ticket system to track residents & council request and complaints. video clip of a November Council meeting Below is a copy of a couple emails sent to & from City Hall over nine months ago.…

Is The City of Port Orange Computer Network Secure?

Mr. James Hicks, Thank you for putting in the time to respond to my questions.  Nothing against you personally, but it is like pulling teeth to get straight answers about PCI compliance for the City of Port Orange. In my previous email, I included some very specific information about the SSL certificate (TLS 1.0, RC4…

Volusia ranks 2nd in state for highest tax rate

By Chris Graham Published: Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 8:21 p.m. Last Modified: Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 9:30 p.m. Volusia County Chair Jason Davis knows how the county’s tax numbers look and says he’s working hard to change them. In reality, though, he won’t be able to do it by himself. “The entire process…

Bad News For City of Port Orange?

Beacononlinenews.com August 08, 2013 West Volusia Beacon 110 W. New York Ave. DeLand, FL 32720 386-734-4622 Fiscal fitness eludes Volusia YMCAs News image BEACON PHOTO/PAT ANDREWS Standing together — Volusia-Flagler Family YMCA Executive Director Teresa Rogers, left, and Chief Financial Officer Lauren Kennedy take a break from talking money in the corporate offices, located at…

Volusia reports state’s newest stomach-bug case

Health officials in Volusia County are investigating their first case of a food-borne illness that has affected more than 500 people in 16 states. On Thursday the Florida Health Department announced a total of 27 cyclospora cases in the state, one of which required hospitalization. The most recent case was reported in Volusia County. Flagler…

Port Orange Police Explorers

Port Orange Police Department · Port Orange Police Explorer Post #2445 Now Taking Applications!! * OUR FIRST CLASS STARTS: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 FROM 6- 730 PM AT POPD The mission of the Port Orange Police Explorers is to provide in-depth, firsthand experience into the field of law enforcement and the criminal justice system. This will…

Legalized Larceny by Local Governments

A Simple Premise and A Special Meeting From: “Ted Noftall” <Ted@TedNoftall.com> To: “Allen Green” <AllenG@port-orange.org> Mayor, I operate from a simple premise when it comes to government and that is that ‘ it exists to protect the rights of the people ‘ AND ONE of the most important of those rights is to keep what…

RE: Straight Answers Please

Ted: Wayne will produce for you any information that CRI provided to Stella. My guess is that this information is simply calculations to support the numbers that were contained in the forensic report but the information will speak for itself. For the record we understand what CRI and James Moore has requested for us to…

Straight Answers Please

Wayne, The problem with the CRI Forensic report is that if you gave it to the smartest Finance director in the world and told him to go fix the problem he would not know where to start as  there are no specifics in that report.   Logic and common sense however tells us that for $90,000…

Is Port Orange PCI Compliant?

Wayne,   Just to clarify, is the $200.00 to $250.00 per month paid to the software company HTE or another company? I also have the following additional questions of the PCI compliance issue:   Is Port Orange PCI Compliant? If yes, on what date did Port Orange become PCI compliant? If no, what is the…

Port Orange – National Night Out Against Crime

Port Orange City Hall AUGUST 6, 2013 – The Port Orange Police Department will host its 8th annual “National Night Out Against Crime” Block Party on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 p.m. at the Port Orange City Center Complex. National Night Out Against Crime is a unique crime and drug prevention…

Are You Older Than Dirt??

    Subject: Are You Older Than Dirt??      ‘Someone asked the other day, ‘What was your favorite fast food when you were growing up?’ ‘We didn’t have fast food when I was growing up,’ I informed him. ‘All the food was slow.’ ‘C’mon, seriously. Where did you eat?’ ‘It was a place called…

Free Harry Potter Birthday Party in Port Orange

Harry Potter Birthday Party in Port Orange Have a Harry Potter fan in the house? There will be a Harry Potter birthday party celebration held at the Port Orange library on August 6, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. There will be food, games, trivia, Quidditch, and you can enter to win Harry Potter prizes. Attend the…

Get the word out!

Newton White <NWhite0@cfl.rr.com 8:34 AM Friends, There is going to be a special meeting of the City Council and the Town Center CRA (River Walk) on Tuesday August 13 at 5:30 at city hall. http://www.port-orange.org/calendar/index.php?year=2013&month=08&day=13&weekday=3& Recently the master developer Buddy LaCour as told council he intends to move ahead with development of the condos and…