Carrera para Indian River County, FL School Board Exhibe “Extremadamente Nasty Politics”.

Con tres asientos abiertos para la junta escolar, el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Indian River (SDIRC) tiene una oportunidad de oro para establecer la marca de la innovación en el Condado de Indian River. Pero ¿por qué siete de los nueve candidatos a la junta escolar fueron excluidos de un evento reciente por un … Continue reading Carrera para Indian River County, FL School Board Exhibe “Extremadamente Nasty Politics”.

Indian River County, FL Conducts Salinity Tests With Evidence Water from its West Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility is NOT Leaking into 8th Street Canal.

Wetlands Cell # 1 (pond) looking across to the West Regional wastewater treatment facility. On June 7, 2018 the Vero Beach weekly news magazine 32963 published an article with the headline: “Top Water Official Says County Facilities Polluting Lagoon.” In referring to the Indian River County’s West Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility, specifically, David Gunter, who … Continue reading Indian River County, FL Conducts Salinity Tests With Evidence Water from its West Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility is NOT Leaking into 8th Street Canal.

Spoonbill Marsh, Vero Beach, FL. Issue One.

We have been writing a lot about how Barry Shapiro and Carter Taylor have been making allegations about the legality and environmental faults of Spoonbill Marsh and how on April 12, 2018 Barry Shapiro wrote: “I make no bones about it when I admit that my personal goal is to SHUT SPOONBILL DOWN.” Related articles: https://atomic-temporary-93487818.wpcomstaging.com/2018/05/06/indian-river-county-fl-spoonbill-marsh-is-being-attacked-by-barry-shapiro-and-carter-taylor-just-what-is-spoonbill-marsh/Continue reading Spoonbill Marsh, Vero Beach, FL. Issue One.

How Will the School Board Candidates for the School District of Indian River County, FL Address These Issues?

"The right thing is to just give teachers a raise," said Florida House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz, who represents Tampa. "It is embarrassing and I am ashamed that Florida pays our teachers $10,000 a year less than the national average. We are one of the largest states in the country. If we continue to recruit … Continue reading How Will the School Board Candidates for the School District of Indian River County, FL Address These Issues?

Vero Beach, FL’s Gifts from the Sea: Beaching it in 32963 and Indian River County.

  Writing & photos by Sherry Nist* “Welcome to Paradise” is an oft repeated greeting in Vero Beach.  My conversations with Vero’s residents frequently include the word “paradise”.  I like to ask residents I meet:  “how (or why) did you decide to live in Vero Beach”?  Responses almost always include:  “why wouldn’t we live here, … Continue reading Vero Beach, FL’s Gifts from the Sea: Beaching it in 32963 and Indian River County.

Gifford, FL-Based “Pioneering Change” Set to Celebrate Their One Year Anniversary.

Pioneering Change, Inc. is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization based in Gifford, Florida "dedicated to empowering our community and its citizens.  Our focus is promoting unity, educating the citizens and developing and executing a plan of action to achieve self-sufficiency and community improvement." Gifford has a rich … Continue reading Gifford, FL-Based “Pioneering Change” Set to Celebrate Their One Year Anniversary.

Could There be Airbnb Money Laundering in Indian River County, FL?

"Russian crime forums have been using the home-sharing service to shuffle around cash under the table, sometimes with the help of legitimate Airbnb hosts." (11.22.17 / The Daily Beast. Free image). Wikipedia: "Airbnb is an American company which hosts an online marketplace and hospitality service, for people to lease or rent short-term lodging including vacation rentals, apartment … Continue reading Could There be Airbnb Money Laundering in Indian River County, FL?

The Florida Retirement System Has a Favorable Plan Funding Level of 84%.

"The biggest (economic, at least) issue we face as a nation is indebtedness. The way that shows up is in underfunded pension plans.  Firefighters, police and county employees have been promised pension benefits that can't be paid. I've never seen anyone address the issue on our local/IRC level." This was sent to us by reader, … Continue reading The Florida Retirement System Has a Favorable Plan Funding Level of 84%.

Local Vero Beach, FL Politics, Money and Social Engineering.

Let Cities Work to Determine Their Own Destiny. FROM OUR EARLY EDUCATION WE ARE CONDITIONED TO BELIEVE THAT OUR LOCALLY ELECTED OFFICIALS REPRESENT US IN MATTERS THAT REFLECT OUR LOCAL LIVING PREFERENCES. CURRENTLY, LOCAL LAND USE AND ZONING LAWS LARGELY CONTROL WHERE WE LIVE, THE VALUE OF OUR HOME AND WHAT IT WILL COST TO … Continue reading Local Vero Beach, FL Politics, Money and Social Engineering.

This is Your Invitation to Attend an August 31, 2017 Eminent Speakers Forum about Indian River County FL’s South Beach, Lagoon and Barrier Island.

ON AUGUST 31, 2017 THE INDIAN RIVER COUNTY SOUTH BEACH PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION (SBPOA) IS CELEBRATING THEIR SILVER JUBILEE BY INVITING YOU TO THEIR EMINENT SPEAKERS FORUM. The South Beach Property Owners Association (SBPOA) does everything it can to protect the interests of its over 2,609 property owners.  The South Beach extends from the 17th … Continue reading This is Your Invitation to Attend an August 31, 2017 Eminent Speakers Forum about Indian River County FL’s South Beach, Lagoon and Barrier Island.