Today: Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. East winds 5 mph shifting to the north after midnight. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
The OED’s Word of the Day: chanticleering, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Editor’s Tweets
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
The Flagler Beach City Commission meets at City Hall at 5:30 p.m. Commissioners will consider hiring Cindy Dalecki’s Marketing 2 Go company as its social media manager, they will consider a resolution to significantly increase water and sewer fees–50 percent for sewer fees, 25 percent for water fees–and are expected to approve on second reading the ordinance establishing parameters for medical marijuana dispensaries in town.
The newly-formed Palm Coast Model Yacht Club meets at Palm Coast’s Central Park pond in Town Center at 2 p.m. to race its sailing boats, which vary in length from 3 to 5 feet. The club meets every Thursday at 2 p,m. at the pond, welcomes new members–there are no dues–or spectators, who can have a go at piloting the sail boats as well. To join or for further inquiries, contact Otto Pope at 248/444-0115, or by email at [email protected].
Navy Bombing in the Ocala National Forest: Navy training schedules indicate that inert and live bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest this week. Bombings at times can be heard in Flagler-Palm Coast. The bombings are scheduled as follows:
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
During bombing periods wildlife may be temporarily displaced. Use extra caution when driving through the Ocala National forest and surrounding areas. Secure any items around your residence that could attract wildlife. Always be mindful of larger animals including black bears and practice bearwise <http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/managed/bear/wise/neighborhood/> measures. The telephone number for noise complaints is 1-800-874-5059, Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility, Jacksonville, Fla. For additional information, call (904) 542-5588.
Rymfire Elementary School Fall Festival, 4 p.m., 1425 Rymfire Drive, Palm Coast.
The last of four special charter workshops in Palm Coast’s charter review process is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Flagler Palm Coast High School’s cafeteria.
Humanitarian of the Year Nominations Sought: There are many Flagler County citizens who go above and beyond the call of duty to serve the needs of our community. This year, Abundant Life Ministries-Hope House will present the 2nd Annual Humanitarian and we are seeking nominees from within our county. The deadline for submissions is November 10th, please complete this nomination form and e-mail it to [email protected] or mail: Abundant Life Ministries-Hope House, Inc., P.O. Box 354925, Palm Coast, FL 32135. The award is sponsored by: Abundant Life Ministries-Hope House Inc., Inspiration of Hope Community Resources, and Community Partnership for Children (Flagler). This award will be presented during the “A Christmas to Remember” celebration for children in foster care and other children under the dependency court system. The event will be held December 16, 2017, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Flagler County Fairgrounds.
What Should the Humanitarian Look Like: A humanitarian endeavors to improve human conditions and quality of life through selfless service, while supporting and contributing to the basic human dignity of those in need. This award will recognize a local individual who has distinguished themselves through humanitarian activities in Flagler County. The Humanitarian should exhibit various characteristics that set themselves above what may be characterized as ordinary. These characteristics may include many hours of service without expectation of remuneration; services provided equally, impartially and neutrally; Service that embraces a common moral compass such as integrity, justice, honesty, responsibility, compassion and dedication; Embraces human diversity; and serves to improve the lives of those in need.
HURRICANE FARM IMPACTS DISCUSSED: The Senate Agriculture Committee will continue a discussion about the impacts of hurricanes Irma and Nate on Florida agriculture. (Thursday, 10 a.m., 301 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
NATIONAL GUARD PREPAREDNESS AT ISSUE: The Senate Military and Veterans Affairs, Space and Domestic Security Committee will receive a presentation from the Florida National Guard about Hurricane Irma preparedness and response efforts. (Thursday, 10 a.m., 37 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
HOUSE HURRICANE PANEL MEETS: The House Select Committee on Hurricane Response and Preparedness will receive presentations on issues such as evacuations, petroleum supplies and electric utilities. (Thursday, 10:30 a.m., 404 House Office Building, the Capitol.)
HURRICANE LOSS PANEL MEETS: The Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology is scheduled to meet. (Thursday, 9 a.m., Hermitage Centre, 1801 Hermitage Blvd., Tallahassee.)
UCF TRUSTEES MEET: The University of Central Florida Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet after holding a series of committee meetings. (Thursday, committee meetings start at 9 a.m., with full board at 1 p.m., University of Central Florida, Fairwinds Alumni Center, Orlando.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
DESANTIS DISCUSSES TAX REFORM: U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., is expected to discuss tax reform during an Americans for Prosperity-Florida event. (Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Marriott Fort Lauderdale North, 6650 North Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Updates of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast usually run here, along with a link to the city’s Week in Review. But the Week in Review, under the guise of being modernized, has become flashier and power-point like while becoming less substantive and dumbed down. We may or may not link to it in future. Here’s a summary of the latest developments as of Oct. 6
Bill Murray’s Mark Twain Prize: The Full Monty
- Norwegian Ice Festival
- Beethoven Flash
- Worlds Collide: Jan Vogler and Bill Murray
- Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major: Robert Levin and the Transylvania Philharmonic
- Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, KV 478
- Eleanor Rigby, performed by Sirius Quartet
- Mozart: Tamiri’s aria from Il re pastore: Elina Shimkus & Sinfonietta Riga
- Mariko M on the Cello, Mariko Terashita, violin, Perform Limerock
- Bohuslav Martinu: First Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Andras Schiff Performs All Six of Bach’s French Suites
- Paul Lewis plays Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, Andantino
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1
- Andras Schiff Performs the whole of Bach’s Overture in the French Style in B minor, BWV 831
- Alexander Dunn plays Studies by Fernando Sor
- Fandango, by Antonio Soler
- Frescobaldi: Toccata in G, Magdalena Baczewska, harpsichord
- Willie Nelson: Full Concert, Woodstock, 1999
- How playing an instrument benefits your brain
- Mozart’s Requiem: Camerata Salzburg, Arsys Bourgogne, Cond.
- Repairing Willie Nelson’s guitar
- 100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony B minor, Christophe Coin Ensemble Baroque, Limoges