6 Candidates for Port Orange Interim City Manager

6 Candidates for Port Orange Interim City Manager   Port Orange, FL – The search for Greg Kisela’s temporary – and possibly permanent – replacement is formally underway in Port Orange. 6 candidates were placed on a short list from a field of 65 names during a special Port Orange City Council meeting Thursday at POCC…

Dear Greg,

, Dear Greg, Are you perhaps confused over the difference between “rights” and “powers?”   Rights, of course, being the possessions of individuals and powers being granted to governments by those individuals, not vice versa.  The fact that you want to see what is on Ted’s personal computers and cell phones gives you neither right to that information…

On His Way Out The Door, Did Greg Just Smack Ted ?

, From: Rivera, Cynthia Sent: Friday, August 01, 2014 5:09 PMTo: Fenwick, Robin (rfenwick@port-orange.org); Kisela, Greg (gkisela@port-orange.org); City Council; ‘Jmeadows55@gmail.com’; ‘jjjdaytona@aol.com’; ‘mckinney@mindspring.com’; Newton White; ‘stiltner4council@yahoo.com’; ‘laneyforportorange@gmail.com’; Ford, Bob; Lewis, Shannon Subject: Letter from Greg Kisela – Public Records RequestRobin,Please see attached letter.Thank you,Cindy      

We Will be the Highest Taxed County in Florida

. From: Ted@TedNoftall.com Sent: Friday, August 01, 2014 12:34 PM To: various recipients Subject: Fw: Flagler County Good afternoon all, Here is a great message from my good friend Ed Connor. We would all be most wise in doing our part to keep taxes down throughout Volusia county. Ted —– Original Message —– From: Ed…

Chamber to host two candidates events | News-JournalOnline.com

By Clayton Park Clayton.park@news-jrnl.com Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 4:50 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 5:50 p.m. PORT ORANGE — The Port Orange South Daytona Chamber of Commerce will hold not one, but two events this month where members can meet with local political candidates. The first will be a candidates’…

65 Interim City Manager Applicant List & Applicant Resumes

. Good Afternoon Mayor and City Council Members, Today we received 5 additional resumes for Interim City Manager and a cover letter from a candidate that submitted his resume on July 22nd.   These items are attached for your consideration.   Our advertisements for Interim City Manager are now closed.  The final  number of candidates is 65.…

Golf Course Renovations Have Not Been Properly Vetted

The whole Cypress Head Golf course renovations process has not been handled in an independent objective manner.   Just as we  do not let the fox report on how many chickens he has taken, neither should we be relying on projections prepared by Kemper Sports the current operator who has zero financial interest  at stake in…

Factual Criticism; ON THE SUBJECT OF NEGATIVE CRITICISM

. ON THE SUBJECT OF NEGATIVE CRITICISM – from hank springer There recently have been some comments made that public negative criticism about Port Orange City Government should cease.  The arguments I have heard are, negative criticism is unsettling, gets little accomplished, and hurts the morale of city workers. Negative criticism of our governmental agencies…

Port Orange sees another resignation | News-JournalOnline.com

By Lacey McLaughlin lacey.mclaughlin@news-jrnl.com Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 5:24 p.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11:12 p.m. PORT ORANGE — Assistant City Manager Shannon Lewis became the sixth Port Orange official to resign in six weeks Wednesday after a heated debate at this week’s council meeting that put citizens at odds…

All of this is no fun

Submitted by Hank on 2014/07/30 at 10:26 pm | In reply to Anonymous. Mr. Anon. All of this is no fun. Shannon says she is not resigning because of Ted Noftall. And so we wonder, why is she resigning? Again we are left with more speculation and some consider suspicion. Wouldn’t it be nice if…

The staff shake-up continues in Port Orange

Submitted on 2014/07/30 at 9:46 pm   Shannon Lewis Becomes 6th Port Orange Staffer To Resign Port Orange, FL – The staff shake-up continues in Port Orange less than 24 hours before the City Council holds a special meeting about their open interim City Manager position. Shannon Lewis – the woman chosen by the POCC…

Obama To Sign Bill Making It Legal To Unlock Your Cell Phone

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation on Friday to give mobile-phone users the right to ‘unlock’ their devices and use them on competitors’ wireless networks, something that is now technically illegal. The legislation cleared the Senate last week. President Barack Obama said in a statement that he looked forward to signing…

The Typical Household, Now Worth a Third Less – NYTimes.com

Economic inequality in the United States has been receiving a lot of attention. But it’s not merely an issue of the rich getting richer. The typical American household has been getting poorer, too. The inflation-adjusted net worth for the typical household was $87,992 in 2003. Ten years later, it was only $56,335, or a 36…

New York City Backyards Welcome Chickens and Bees

JULY 25, 2014 New York City Farmers Credit Ángel Franco/The New York Times Ruth Harrigan’s modest backyard in Douglaston, Queens, is a testament to efficient use of space, packed with an ambitious vegetable garden, a drum to collect rainwater, a compost heap, a picnic table and a well-loved swing set. And then there are the four…