Category Archives: FKAA

FKAA Follies – All Talk, No Action

The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) responded to my public records request.  Their follow-up on the Dean residency issue was underwhelming to say the least.  I’m sure this surprises absolutely no one.  Basically, the FKAA sent the letter and investigative report to … Continue reading

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Bob Dean: Another Follow-up

I’ve been circling back to some dormant issues lately.  One of those is Bob Dean’s apparent violation of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority’s (FKAA) rules regarding residency requirements.  Simply put, board members are supposed to live in the district which … 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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Cross Key Letter

I saw this thoughtful letter by Howard Gelbman in the Free Press about the Cross Key/Monroe Park situation.  It’s an open letter to Governor Rick Scott.  Scott hasn’t been terribly sympathetic to the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (District) or to … Continue reading

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If the Governor Really Wants to Help…

Here’s what passes for “good” news in the Keys. The governor included $15 million in his budget for the Florida Keys.  Here’s an item from the Citizen and another from the Reporter/Keynoter.  Here’s what county commissioner David Rice had to … Continue reading

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PEER Follows Up On FKAA’s Fake Environmental Assessment

On this blog, I discuss the many ways in which Monroe County has failed the citizens and taxpayers.  Their extremely inappropriate “partnership” with the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) has resulted in unprecedented financial waste and struggling wastewater projects.  The … Continue reading

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FKAA $3 Million Contract for Toppino

Posted yesterday on www.bigpinekey.com:  The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) board is getting ready to award a $3 million contract to one of their own, Richard Toppino.  Toppino, as has been discussed exhaustively on this blog, is a FKAA board member … Continue reading

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“Wacky” BOCC Can’t Even Buy Respect

I wrote here about an astonishing presentation prepared by a Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) staffer.  Why so astonishing?  For one thing, it’s a tacit admission that the Cudjoe Regional project is a failure.  There’s no more pretending that it’s the … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor Supports Plaintiffs

Update:  The letter is online at the Blue Paper now, too.  And, yes, of course I commented.  Can’t help myself. Lawyers can be very silly and melodramatic sometimes.  They must learn it in school. A few weeks back the County … Continue reading

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Big Coppitt – More Missing Documents?

Update:  The FKAA responded right quick this time.  I sent an email Sunday, got a response on Monday.  This is new and different.  Here’s a link to the agenda back up for the approval of award to Giannetti. A couple … Continue reading

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