Category Archives: Canal Restoration

One Down, Two to Go

In this post, I talked about three questions I posed to Monroe County and the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA).  I asked the FKAA board about the status of Bob Dean’s residency issue.  No response.  I’ll try again.  Only this time … Continue reading

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Questions and Follow Ups

One of the many things that annoys me about the Board of County County Commissioners (BOCC) and their partner (in crime), the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA), is their tendency to shove things down the memory hole.  So I keep … Continue reading

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Canal Restoration – Kicking the Can

After some phony tough talk, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) decided to kick the can down the road when it comes to canal restoration operating and maintenance costs.  Due to their inaction, county-wide taxpayers will continue to be saddled … Continue reading

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Canal Restoration – Again

Here’s an item about canal restoration from the Key West Citizen.  Now, as we know, the Citizen is about as reliable as Pravda when it comes to providing accurate information about their buddies at the county.  So when they write … Continue reading

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The Spin Machine – Under the Hood

Monroe County contributed a couple of items to the Blue Paper about capital projects in the Upper Keys.  This appears to be an offshoot of the county’s “Craptacular” spreadsheet deception strategy.  The idea is to hyper-focus attention on Upper Keys projects in … Continue reading

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County Administrator – Letter to Editor

Monroe County Administrator, Roman Gastesi, wrote a letter to the editor touting all the county’s accomplishments this past year.  Unfortunately, Gastesi steadfastly refuses to address – or even acknowledge – the county’s many troubling, and very serious ongoing failures.  This fundamental dishonesty undermines what is … Continue reading

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Fake News and Canal News

It turns out fake news is a thing these days, and it’s not just the Key West Citizen.  Google and Facebook are changing their policies to avoid displaying ads on “sites containing content that is illegal, misleading or deceptive, which includes … Continue reading

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Letters – Cudjoe Lawsuit and Canals

It’s well-known that the Cudjoe Regional sewer project is a train-wreck.  It’s been mismanaged from top to bottom by Monroe County and their “partner”, the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA).  Not only is it needlessly expensive and $49 million over … Continue reading

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Kolhage – Talking Sense on Canal Restoration?

It’s been a strange couple of days.  First, I fact-checked an animal control matter, and statements made turned out to be truthful.  What the heck!??  Then I read this news story about those abominable canal restoration projects and Kolhage actually … Continue reading

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Dim Bulbs Discuss Canal Restoration

I’m very uncomfortable with Monroe County’s canal restoration projects.  I discussed my thoughts here.  The current Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is incapable of managing a project of this magnitude, or of any magnitude really.  I don’t trust them to water my … Continue reading

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