Category Archives: KLWTD

Key Largo Wastewater – Grievance Policy

I had to chuckle over this story in the Reporter about the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District’s grievance policy.  They’re always having a spirited debate over something.  I think newly elected commissioner, Sue Heim, did a really good job of getting … Continue reading

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Norm Higgins – Sad Goodbye

Norm Higgins passed away suddenly last week.  He was a long time Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (KLWTD) commissioner, and more than that, a really nice guy.  Vietnam veteran.  Cared about the community, especially those who were struggling.  He loved his … Continue reading

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Problematic Editorial From Reporter/Keynoter

You don’t hit a home run every time you’re at bat that’s for sure.  The Reporter published an editorial with their recommendations for the November 8 election.  Not their best work. They recommended Sue Heim and Steve Gibbs for the Key … Continue reading

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Sewer District Turmoil

Turmoil at the sewer district continues.  Here’s a link to what I posted before. Drama always seems to erupt when somebody starts asking questions.  Here’s a bit about the discussion at the last meeting. Tobin said Asdourian’s recommendation would impede fact-gathering. “What … Continue reading

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What About the Ratepayers?

The Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (District) is fighting over the staffing plan.  Commissioner Andy Tobin has long expressed concerns over staffing issues and a lack of transparency.  Rather than seeing to it that these matters are addressed constructively, Commissioner Steve Gibbs … Continue reading

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District Discusses Solar

The Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (District) is now considering a solar project.  This is interesting.  When the District received $17 million from the state, the state refused to allow the money to be used for financial relief as was originally … Continue reading

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District – Unresolved Issues

I saw this story about the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District.  Looks like Tobin and Gibbs are still at it. The fundamental debate is about how much control the board should have over staffing decisions – hiring, firing, salary, etc. … Continue reading

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Campaign Promises vs. Hard Reality

Here’s an interesting one.  Last week, the Free Press profiled  one candidate for the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (District).  One.  There are five planning to run.  Will there be profiles of the other four?  Why focus on this particular … Continue reading

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District, Village Personnel Shake-ups

Update #2:  I’m told that Castle actually will not be acting as Operations Manager.  That position will not be filled.  Castle will act as a “technical advisor”.  Interesting. Update:  Received image of newspaper article.  Link to image is provided. I … Continue reading

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Key Largo Wastewater Board – Lots of Interest

It looks like the two open seats on the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District board are generating a lot of interest.  There are five candidates lined up so far.  That’s great!  It’s nice to see all that enthusiasm.  I think … Continue reading

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