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| April 10, 2018

dunes repairs

A still from Chris Goodfellow’s continuing video updates of the dune repairs along Flagler’s shore. See the video here. Last Friday marked the 75th day of ongoing repairs, with 2.7 miles so far fortified. Old Salt Park, located on 16th Road, is now closed to accommodate the dunes restoration project staff and equipment. The next segment of work scheduled is to complete the last 500-foot stretch of beach adjacent and north of 16th Road. This section of work is scheduled for completion by mid-week – dependent of tides, weather, and other variables. Dunes construction is complete in the following locations: Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, Marineland Acres, Bay Drive Park, Sea Colony, Armand Beach, and MalaCompra Park. Dodge the Dunes signage and the vegetative plantings that will complete the dunes restoration will begin soon in the areas where these areas. In general, Flagler County is restoring the dunes in sections from north to south. In related work, the seawall project in Painters Hill is on schedule. The work should be substantially complete by April 22.

Today: Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Tonight: Cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. 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.
Drought Index271
The OED’s Word of the Day: eelist, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.

Today’s Briefing: Quick Links


john f. kennedy vidal

“Whenever a politician means to give you the knife at a convention, the last thing he’ll say to you, as he leaves the room, is: ‘Now look, Jack, if there’s anything I can do for you, you just let me knw!’ That’s the euphemism for ‘You’re dead.'”

–John F. Kennedy, quoted in “The Politics of John F. Kennedy.”

Previously:

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In Flagler and Palm Coast:

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.

This is National Library Week. Visit your local library or see its schedule.

road constructionRoad closure: The City of Palm Coast Public Works Department is planning a temporary road closure on Rambling Lane on Tuesday, April 10, for drainage pipe replacement. From 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the road in front of 21 Rambling Lane will be closed. Residents will have access to their homes, but the road will be closed to through traffic. For more information, call Customer Service at 386-986-2360.

The Palm Coast City Council meets at 9 a.m. in workshop at City Hall in Town Center. The council will discuss, yet again, Florida Park Drive, and discuss its annual investment report.

The Flagler County Planning and Development Board meets at 6 p.m. in Board Chambers at the Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Bldg. 2, first floor, Bunnell.

The Matanzas High School Advisory Council meets at 6 p.m. in the school’s learning commons.

The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board will meet after holding committee meetings. Committee meetings start at 9:30 a.m., with full board at 11 a.m., Brevard County Government Center, Building C, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera.

stetson music school logoGreat Organists at Stetson Series Jack Mitchener, organ Professor of Organ at Mercer University and Artist in Residence at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Jack Mitchener will offer a program of works by Buxtehude, Pachelbel, J.S. Bach, Margaret V. Sandresky and Mendelssohn. Mitchener is a former organ professor at the Oberlin Conservatory and was organist at The American Cathedral in Paris. He has been praised for his supple rhythmic control, clear phrasing, energy, and sensitivity (The American Organist), and his participation in the 2016 Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative garnered this review: “Mitchener’s masterful playing and sensitivity to both congregation and instrument was the high point of the conference,” (The Diapason). 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall 421 N. Woodland Blvd., Complimentary admission, open to the public.

Boy Scout Troop 400 fundraiser: Anyone who mentions Troop 400 today while eating at Chili’s in Ormond Beach will help the Scouts get to Summer Camp this year. Chili’s is donating 10 percent of proceeds from Tuesday if patrons mention Troop 400.

An F/A-18C Super Hornet like the ones used in bombing runs on a range in the Ocala National Forest. (Shawn J. Stewart/US Navy)

An F/A-18C Super Hornet like the ones used in bombing runs on a range in the Ocala National Forest. Click on the image for larger view. (Shawn J. Stewart/US Navy)

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:

Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., inert.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to noon and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., inert.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 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.

big red bus scheduleBlood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:

  • Tuesday: Daytona State College Palm Coast Campus, 3000 Palm Coast Parkway, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday: Integra Woods Apartments, 1000 Integra Woods Boulevard, Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: CareerSource, 20 Airport Road, Palm Coast, from noon to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Ave., Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: St. Elizabeth Enn Seton Church, 4600 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Saturday: Panera Bread, 5880 State Road 100, Palm Coast, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday: Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Ave., Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.


Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell

flagler beach bunnell palm coast sheriff's police reports
Jail Bookings, July 5-6
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, July 5
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, July 5
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, July 5
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, July 5
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, July 5
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, July 5
Previous and archived reports
Sources: Flagler County Sheriff's Office, Flagler Beach Police Department, Bunnell Police Department. This is Flagler County's only comprehensive, one-stop compilation of all local law enforcement's daily day and night shift commanders' reports.

 

Announcements:

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Unveils New Sex Offender Registry: FDLE unveiled Florida’s updated Sex Offender Registry improving ease of use for citizens and making the webpage mobile friendly. The new look makes it easier for citizens to search for offenders by name, living in neighborhoods, and on college campuses. Reporters and citizens can also access Florida sex offender laws, safety tips and other state registries. The link to the newly designed registry is here.

Dune Walkovers Update in Flagler Beach: The estimated timeline below reflects the schedule of work necessary for replacement of Dune Walkovers at the following specific locations: 13th Street South, 15th Street South, 17th Street South, North 20th Street and North 22nd Street. Please remember the estimated timeline is dynamic and may be subject to change: Permits for replacement of the aforementioned Dune Crossovers have provided to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and are currently being reviewed. South of SR100: Pile driving operations for the three (3) replacement Dune Walkovers South of SR100, (13th, 15th and 17th Streets South) is scheduled to occur between April 12th and April 21st. Above ground construction (deck, bracing, railings, steps, etc.) of the Dune Walkovers is scheduled for April 23rd through May 25th . North of SR100: Pile driving operations for the two (2) replacement Dune Walkovers North of SR100, (North 20th and North 22nd Streets) is scheduled to occur between April 23rd and April 30th. Above ground construction (deck, bracing, railings, steps, etc.) of the Dune Walkovers is scheduled for May 29th through June 15th . “As a City, the replacement of Dune Walkovers that were destroyed by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma has been a priority and a lot of hard work has been put in to make this a reality” said City Manager, Larry Newsom. Mr. Newsom concluded by stating “I’m proud of the work that’s been done so far and we’re looking forward to these five (5) Dune Walkovers being replaced and re-opened to the public in mid-June”. If there’s any updated information with regards to the estimated timeline, a Public Service Announcement will be released.

Summer Camps:

ag museum campsAt the Florida Agricultural Museum: Our two new Fantastic Summer Camp Programs with Cathy Tallacksen, Instructor. Pioneer Life Ways, and Native American Traditions. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, four sessions available, $200 per week. Sibling discount, $175. Hurry and sign your child up HERE: https://form.jotform.com/80727305907964 and click here to see the full poster.

In Florida and in State Government:

Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel. Most legislative proceedings can be followed through the Senate or House websites.

SENATE SPECIAL ELECTION IN PALM BEACH: Voters in Palm Beach County’s Senate District 31 will go to the polls in a special election. Democrat Lori Berman and Republican Tami Donnally are running for the seat, which became open when former Sen. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, resigned after disclosures about an extramarital affair with a lobbyist.

RUBIO HOLDS ‘MOBILE’ OFFICE HOURS: Staff members for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will hold “mobile” office hours in Miami-Dade and Duval counties. (Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami. Also, 10 a.m., Webb Wesconnett Library, 6887 103rd St., Jacksonville.)

PUTNAM HOLDS ROUNDTABLE ON OPIOIDS: Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam will host a roundtable discussion about the opioid epidemic, which has led to overdose deaths across the state. (Tuesday, 2:15 p.m., Sarasota County Jail, 2020 Main St., Sarasota.)

CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS DUE: State candidates, political committees and parties face a Tuesday deadline for filing reports showing finance activity through March 31.

 

—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive

 

Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes

The following is provided as a service to Community Cats of Palm Coast and the Flagler Humane Society. Should you have a lost pet and would like it noticed here, please contact us at editor@flaglerlive.com.
Cats and Dogs Looking for Homes is provided as a service to Community Cats of Palm Coast and the Flagler Humane Society. Should you have a lost pet and would like it noticed here, please contact us at editor@flaglerlive.com.

In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and the Occasional Beyond:

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July 18: Collective Bargaining Contract Negotiations between Flagler County Professional Firefighters Association, the firefighters' union, and Flagler County government, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. in the Administration Conference Room, third floor, Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Blvd.
July 18: The Flagler County Technical Review Committee meets at 9 a.m. in the First Floor Conference Room of the Government Services Building, Bunnell.
July 18: The Tourist Development Council meets at 10 a.m. in board chambers at Government Services Building, Bunnell.
July 18: The Palm Coast Planning Board meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall in Town Center.
July 18: The Sons of the American Revolution, Flagler Chapter, present the 2018 EMS Medal & Certificate to Palm Coast Firefighter/EMT Travis Greco at 10 a.m. at Palm Coast Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Pkwy.
July 18: The Flagler Beach Economic Development Task Force meets at 4 p.m. at City Hall.
July 19: The Inspired Mic, Palm Coast’s most daring and unpredictable open mic event, is scheduled for its monthly edition at The New Europa, European Village. Each month some of the most creative, innovative performances a person could ever hope to experience take place at The Inspired Mic. 14 presenters each month pull out slices of talent and genius to entertain the audience. Each presenter gets 7 minutes to present on a very eclectic blend of their genius. The New Europa at European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, Unit 101, Palm Coast. Doors open at 6 p.m. and presenters begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.50 advance, available at theinspiredmicus.com, or $15 at the door. Tickets include one drink (beer, wine, soda, tea, water).
July 19: the Flagler County Chamber and its Flagler Beach Area Council host the annual Beach Bash on the Pier (formerly known as Peers on the Pier) with local food, fun, drinks and live music. “Beach Bash on the Pier,” a Flagler Beach Block Party, is open to all members of the community and beyond. The event is scheduled from 5:30- 7 p.m., rain or shine. Participating chamber members will set up shop on the pier that evening to showcase their goods and services to locals and visitors, while offering giveaways and specials for guests. Your $10 entry fee will get you get you two drink tickets and appetizers while supplies last, plus a great crowd, raffles, 50/50 and the Pot o' Gold drawing at 6:45 p.m.
July 20: Lunch N’ Lecture Series 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This month: “Hurricane Preparedness” with the Palm Coast Fire Department. The lecture and lunch are free, but pre-registration is required (while space available) by 11 a.m. July 18: www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.
July 20: Dive-In Movies 8 p.m. gates open and 8:30 p.m. movie at Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. Families and friends share fun watching a movie on the giant outdoor movie screen, while floating around in the pool. July’s flick is Spider-Man: Homecoming. Admission is $2 adults/$1 children. More info: 386-986-4741.
July 21: Tour de Palm Coast, leaving at 8 a.m. from Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. The “Tour” will take riders along the scenic route of St. Joe Walkway and back. No registration required. Please bring water and wear a helmet. More info: 386-986-2323.
July 21: Parks & Rec Open House 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy, NE. Enjoy a jam-packed day filled with fun for the whole family. Activities include Zumba classes, self-defense classes, group crafts, games, raffles and so much more! There is no registration for this event. More info: 386-986-2323.
July 23: Matthew Nebitt, 44, of Palm Coast's P Section, goes on trial on eight charges, including three charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and a charge of offense against a police dog, starting with jury selection, before Judge Terence Perkins in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County Courthouse, 9 a.m. (Case 2017CF001004)
July 23: Election Candidates' Hobnob hosted by the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce from 6 to 8 p.m. Free to the public. At the Palm Coast Community Center. The Flagler Hob Nob will be similar to an old fashioned political rally with an expectation of at least 400 guests attending. The purpose of Hob Nob is to give Chamber members and local residents an opportunity to meet with candidates and representatives from their campaigns on a one-to-one basis. The Chamber will invite all candidates appearing on the 2018 ballots to rent tabletop space for $150. Candidates will be assigned tables on a first come first served basis. Proceeds will support Chamber voter education and government affairs initiatives, including the organization’s 2019 Flagler Volusia Public Leadership Institute (FVPLI).
July 23: The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club meets at 4:30 p.m. at the VFW Post 8696 47 N. Old Kings Road. From 4:30 - 6 p.m. the time is used for buying, selling and trading stamps and coins. The club meeting starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30. There is a live auction of stamps and coins at the end of the meeting. The club is open for members, the general public, and all who are interested in stamp and coin collecting and investing. Free stamps and coin evaluations at all our meetings. The club is the only non-profit Stamp and Coin Club in Flagler County. For more information please visit the club's web site http://www.stampandcoinclub.com.
July 25: A meeting of the Compassionate Friends is scheduled at the Vitas Office at 4 North Old Kings Road (across from Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Palm Coast. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. The Compassionate Friends, a nonprofit self-help bereavement support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. The meeting is open to all parents, grandparents, and siblings over age 18 who has suffered the loss of a child of any age. For more information, call John Brady at 610-428-3139. To learn more about The Compassionate Friends, visit their national website at www.compassionatefriends.org.
July 27: Florida Hospital Flagler Health Screening Event 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy, NE. Florida Hospital Flagler, our official Health & Wellness event partner, is offering a FREE health screening event in support of July is Parks and Recreation Month. Services will include, pulse, blood pressure, height/weight, BMI, etc. There is no registration for this event. More info: 386-986-2323.
July 27-29: The Flagler Playhouse features The Wizard of Oz, Young Performers Edition, a production of its summer-camp students, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday bat 2 p.m. (two shows on Saturday). The Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Call the box office at 386-586-0773 or visit the website for tickets here.
July 30: dante mobleyCircuit Judge Terence Perkins sentences Dante Mobley, a sex offender found guilty of statutory rape and sentenced in 2014 to five years in prison followed by 10 years' sex-offender probation. He served his sentence, with credit for time served and 15 percent early release for good behavior, but was re-arrested on April 12 on a probation violation. Mobley, 35, a resident of 611 South Bacher Street in Bunnell, generated a series of violations, including losing his $900 court-issued tracking bracelet, a failure to report, and living within 1,000 feet of a place where children gather. Mobley has been at the county jail since his re-arrest. The sentencing is at 1:30 p.m. in Courtroom 401.
July 30: Today at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline if you intend to change political party ahead of the primary election on Aug. 28.
Aug. 3: Flagler County Drug Court's steering and advisory committee meets at 9 a.m. in courtroom 401 at the Flagler County Courthouse.
Aug. 3: First Friday Garden Walk at Washington Oaks Garden State Park at 10 a.m. Join a Ranger on the first Friday of the month at 10 a.m. for a walk through our historical gardens. Learn about the history of our park while exploring the beauty of the formal gardens. The walk is approximately 1 hour. Please bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Meet in the Garden parking lot. Garden walk included with park entry. Call 386-446-6783 for more information.
Aug. 8-9: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety CommissionThe Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission meets at 8:30 a.m. for the first of two days in the fourth of seven sets of two-day meetings, with such meetings scheduled every month through November. he Florida Channel will be broadcasting the meeting and will be streaming it live here. You may submit your public comments here.
Aug. 10: The Flagler County Canvassing Board meets at 10 a.m. at the Supervisor of Elections Office, Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Boulevard, Building 2, Suite 101. The agenda: Logic and Accuracy Testing of the Voting Equipment.
Aug. 10: Movies in the Park, 8 p.m. in Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Families will enjoy “Beauty and the Beast” on the park’s giant outdoor movie screen. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and snacks and invite your friends and neighbors to join you at this free, monthly family activity offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation and Flagler Schools. More info: 386-986-2323 and www.palmcoastgov.com/movies.
Aug. 11: Motown Magic is the featured act at the free Midtown Motown Concert series at Cypress Park at the Midtown Cultural & Educational Center in Daytona Beach from 7 to 9 p.m., with Cypress Pool open for free swimming until 9 p.m. during the concert, at 981 George West Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach. Parking is available at Cypress Park.
>♦ Aug. 11: joseph colonJoseph Colon, the 34-year-old man facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of Palm Coast resident Savannah DeAngelis, 23, is scheduled for a 9 a.m. pre-trial before Circuit Judge Terence Perkins in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. DeAngelis overdosed on drugs Colon is accused to have supplied her shortly before her death.
Aug. 15: The Flagler County Canvassing Board meets at 10 a.m. at the Supervisor of Elections Office, Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Boulevard, Building 2, Suite 101. The agenda: Canvass of Vote-By-Mail Ballots.
Aug. 17: Sen. John Cronyn, the Texas Republican, is the featured speaker at Flagler County Republicans' Lincoln Day Dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Hammock Beach Resort. Tickets are $100 until July 11, then $175 per person.

For events beyond this date, see the fuller Coming Days here.
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Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports

Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of April 6, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.

https://flaglerlive.com/wp-content/uploads/week-in-review-april6-20181.pdf

Road and Interstate Construction:


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