Tag Archives: wastewater projects
I’ve been following the Marathon story on KeysNet and I saw the latest – a letter submitted by Mike Cinque, the former Mayor of Marathon. Let’s fact-check this thing.
One of the best things about my resignation as the General Manager of the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District is that I can express myself freely. In my three years of being General Manager, I was often accused of not being “diplomatic” … Continue reading
Update: See follow-ups here and here. Saw this on KeysNews.com this morning. State Cuts Keys Funds for Projects No more sewer money this year. This is unfortunate. I’d like to take a closer look at certain statements made in the article.
Will the swap agreement enable the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (the District) to provide financial relief to its ratepayers? Will they be able to lower rates or assessments? That’s what this agreement should be about. Is it really worth … Continue reading
There’s another article about the fund swap agreement between the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District and Monroe County on keysnews.com, Commission approves fund swap. If I wrote the headline I would add “with lots of spin”.
From the Bluepaper: “The Dragon Under the Landfill”: Sanctuary Experts Say Don’t Use Shallow Wells at Cudjoe Regional
Watching the BOCC discussing the swap interlocal was painful. I’m glad they approved it, but it was painful. It is the very first step in resolving the $26 million funding inequity. They also made it very clear that they would … Continue reading
The BOCC approved the swap interlocal this past Wednesday, May 20th. Is this a good thing or a bad thing for Key Largo? That remains to be seen. It all depends on whether the state and the county come through.
Hmmmm. Well, its actually worse than that. The county has engaged in some very questionable behavior with regard to Army Corps funding. This is only the latest discovery. Corps never OK’d document bearing its logo I’ve struggled with whether to write about the … Continue reading
There’s another wastewater article in the Key West Citizen, “County to address sewer upgrades“. Looks like the county will consider serving 99 homes on No Name, Big Torch and Little Torch with central sewer rather than onsite systems as originally planned. … Continue reading