OP ED: LET’S WORK TO ENHANCE OUR ENVIRONMENT FOR HUMANITY’S SURVIVAL

By Dr. Richard Baker, President, Pelican Island Audubon Society, Vero Beach, FL. Vero Beach is considering how to develop the Three Corners Property along our dying Indian River Lagoon.  Should they promote businesses – more hotels, houses, restaurants, and other commercial opportunities – or should they restore the trees and wetlands that were there before the … Continue reading OP ED: LET’S WORK TO ENHANCE OUR ENVIRONMENT FOR HUMANITY’S SURVIVAL

Op Ed: VERO BEACH, FL POWER PLANT (3 Corners) – Our Money!

By Len Markir Vero Beach Power Plant Three years ago, VB City coffers were boosted by $54 million after the sale of the power plant. To put that in perspective, the City had just $16M TOTAL in assets in 2018. That means the City’s funds more than quadrupled in 2019, going from $950 per resident to $4,500 per resident. Most of that windfall was immediately committed. … Continue reading Op Ed: VERO BEACH, FL POWER PLANT (3 Corners) – Our Money!

Centennial Place? Really? Vero Beach, FL.

The Three Corners at Indian River Boulevard and 17th Street consist of 1) a non-operational power station, which will eventually be demolished, 2) a wastewater treatment plant across from the Alma Lee Loy 17th Street Bridge, 3) and a former postal property. These three properties are referred to as the "Three Corners." From the Official … Continue reading Centennial Place? Really? Vero Beach, FL.

Phyllis Frey: Vero Beach, FL Implements Progressive Agenda.

Certain local politicians who tag themselves as Conservatives and patriots are implementing redevelopment plans for the city of Vero Beach that Alexandria Ocasio Cortez would love.  While the public remains fixated on the Socialist agenda unfolding on a national level, Progressive plans are being implemented locally. As Obama's Green Czar and self-avowed Communist Van Jones emphasized, "It's … Continue reading Phyllis Frey: Vero Beach, FL Implements Progressive Agenda.