” You don’t have a chance in PO hell to be Mayor”

Submitted by city hall analyzer at   2016/03/29 at 8:53 pm This was all political shenanigans. I do not believe for a minute that Don wrote what he was trying to read. I do believe it was a plot between Sonya, Kisela, and Green to make Ted appear less credible because he was a tremendous campaign…

Back-Stabbing Burnette Takes One from Lance Green

We were all amazed back in 2014 when Don Burnette decided to surprise Ted Noftall with his false indictment of Ted’s behavior as Chairman of the Audit and Budget Advisory Board.  Clearly a knife in the back, Don was quickly reinforced by Dennis Kennedy and “Little Miss Ethics” herself, Sonya Laney.  Judging by the number…

2016 Safest Cities to Live in Florida | Checkout # 7

 Top 50 List   The Sunshine State is the third largest in the U.S. in terms of population. People come from all over the world to vacation in Florida and from all over the U.S. to live there. A popular retirement destination, Florida is known for its warm climate and miles of sandy beaches. We’ve…

ISIS Declares WAR on EUROPE

ISIS has sent 400 fighters to attack Europe, officials say Published March 23, 2016 Associated Press The Islamic State group has trained at least 400 fighters to target Europe in deadly waves of attacks, deploying interlocking terror cells like the ones that struck Brussels and Paris with orders to choose the time, place and method for maximum…

Some People Are More Equal Than Others

Before every meeting of the Port Orange City Council, the City Clerk reads the following words: “The City Council of the City of Port Orange is committed to maintaining civility in public and political discourse and expects the public to do the same.” While I suppose the definition of “civility” can be debated somewhat, the…

FCC Plans $9.25 Broadband Per Low-Income Household Subsidy

by Karl Bode Tuesday Mar 08 2016 12:30 EST . . The FCC continues to reform the agency’s $1.7 billion Lifeline program, historically tasked with helping bring telecom services to those without. The FCC this morning confirmed the agency is circulating a proposal that would offer a $9.25/mo subsidy that low-income homes could use to…

” … We were told it takes a couple weeks for you to return phone calls …”

More Flooding Woes ” We were told it takes a couple weeks for you to return phone calls ” ” Well It’s not Fixed ; and  Its been about 14 months ”   [google-drive-embed url=”https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bznby4cJhHWTS2RwVWM2b3dBVWM/preview?usp=drivesdk” title=”536 Virginia Avenue.pdf” icon=”https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/doclist/images/icon_12_pdf_list.png” width=”100%” height=”1300″ style=”embed”]

City Manager’s Memo to City Council

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Police Officer Killed On Her First Day on Job

Virginia officer killed on her first day on job, 2 other officers injured in shooting Published February 28, 2016 PWCPD officers sworn in Friday (From left to right: Officer Steven Kendall, Officer Ashley Guindon and Lt. Col. B. Barnard). (Prince William County PD) A Virginia police officer who was on her first shift with a…

What’s Going On Here?

  submitted by  Anonymous   on  2016/02/28 at 4:52 am   ….. Someone on this site has suggested that Manager Johansson’s “Port Orange Pride” campaign should more appropriately be called “Port Orange Hide.” His love of secrecy and of non-answer answers says more about hidden agendas than pride in accomplishments. If he is proud of what he’s…

Why no one is buying Jake’s POG POP campaign rhetoric:

submitted by First Amendment Advocate  on 2016/02/23 at 7:56 pm . Organizational Communication and Transparency How do projects assist with organizational internal communication processes? The communication aspects of project deliverables are involved from two perspectives: •Engaging the required stakeholders to collaborate in creating the project and commence gaining buy-in; •How to communicate the implementation of the…

Weekly Summary

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Were Some Public Works Employees Threatened?

Were some Port Orange Public Works employees threatened to be fired if they discussed mold problems at the DPW facility?     If true, the city supervisor(s) that made those threats should be fired.  Or as a minimum re-trained on the mandate’s of the 1st Amendment and Florida whistle-blower statues.   from: Ted Noftall <Ted@tednoftall.com>…

Are Some State Legislators Trying To Diminish Freedom of Information?

The public’s access rights to Public Records in Florida was established more than 75 years ago. Now some current legislators feel it’s time to diminish some portions of that law. CS/CS/SB 1220: Public Records GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Garcia Public Records; Requiring a complainant to provide specified written notice…