Over the last year, I’ve purposely been very quiet about my personal situation, especially my employment. I’ve wanted to keep the focus on the DOAH court case and not on me. Now that the case has been decided, I can now share what happened to get us where we are. Many of you know that… Read More Leaving is never easy, until it is…
On May 1, 2022, Mr. Tom Campenni insisted on writing about the Kanner CPUD and his opinion as to what should or should not happen with the parcel and why. Mr. Campenni is a former City of Stuart Commissioner. He is appointed to the CRA by Commissioner Meier and a member of the CRB. Mr.… Read More Whose side are our friends and neighbors really on?
Whether through the consent agenda or by an actual vote, both the City of Stuart Commission and the Martin County Board of County Commissioners have been approving many questionable items as of late. What is supposed to help the community feel comfortable with the ultimate intent of these votes and their impacts is the adherence… Read More The Ethics of Sunshine
Monday 04/11/2022 will be the next City Commission meeting. (Click for this week’s agenda.) Members of the public are allowed three minutes before the agenda begins to speak and give public comment. However, based on this week’s ruling by the Administrative Law Judge to preserve the integrity of the comprehensive plan, three minutes is not… Read More Opinion: An apology is due to more than just me
After clearing the first hurdle creating Rural Lifestyle as an addition to the comp plan, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners presented on Facebook a very poorly timed announcement about the new trauma helicopter. This helicopter is a private/public partnership with LifeStar, meaning tax dollars paid by us to are used to partner with… Read More Public-Private Partnerships should benefit more of the public and less of the private