Today:: Cooler. Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Colder, clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 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 Index: 62
The OED’s Word of the day: eeny-weeny, adj.
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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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 Palm Coast Code Enforcement Board meets at 10 a.m. at City Hall in Town Center.
A1A business owners meet to discuss issues and concerns about the coming reconstruction of A1A by the state Department of Transportation, at 3 p.m. at Marketing to Go’s office, 712 South Ocean Shore Blvd., Flagler Beach.
The Flagler County Commission meets in a special session called by Flagler County Administrator Craig Coffey, who wants to discuss his exit from the commission: Coffey, embattled since last year, is looking to resign, but with severance. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at the Government Services Building, Bunnell.
The Palm Coast Leisure Services Advisory Committee meets at 5 p.m. at City Hall in Town Center.
Quarterly Circuit 7 Community Alliance Meeting, 2:30 to 5 p.m., at the Emergency Operations Center in Bunnell, 1769 E. Moody Blvd, Bldg. 3. If you cannot attend please send a representative to provide you or your agency feedback. Contact Evelyn Lynam, Circuit 7 Client Relations Coordinator, Cell: 386-214-8646, [email protected]
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week (schedule your donation by going to the website and entering a Palm Coast zip code, then locating one of the venues below):
- Wednesday: Palm Coast Data Building 3, 2 Commerce Boulevard, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m.
- Wednesday: Rue & Ziffra, 4879 Palm Coast Parkway, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Sunday: Bealls, 1210 Palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell
|Jail Bookings, June 19-22
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, June 21
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, June 21
SEPTIC SYSTEMS GET ATTENTION: The Senate Agriculture, Environment and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee will receive a presentation on nutrient loads caused by septic systems. (Wednesday, 10 a.m., 110 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
HOUSE PANEL HEARS ABOUT PSC: The House Energy & Utilities Subcommittee will receive overviews of the Florida Public Service Commission and the state Office of Public Counsel, which represents consumers in utility issues. (Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., 212 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
UNIVERSITY BUILDING PROJECTS SCRUTINIZED: The House Public Integrity & Ethics Committee, the House Higher Education & Career Readiness Subcommittee and the House Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee have scheduled a joint meeting to discuss improper spending on building projects at the University of Central Florida and oversight issues in the higher-education system. The scrutiny stems, in part, from a state audit last year that determined UCF had improperly used $38 million in state funding to construct a campus building. The school’s use of the accumulated operating funds was a direct violation of state policy that restricts that funding to activities like instruction, research, student services and maintenance. The revelation about the UCF spending prompted the university system’s Board of Governors to call for all 12 universities to review their funding of building projects over the last decade. The meeting of the House panels is scheduled to include a series of topics, including an investigation of the UCF spending, audit processes in the university system and the use of what are known as “carry forward” fund balances at state universities and colleges. (Wednesday, 1 p.m., 212 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
TOLL ROADS TARGETED: The House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee will receive an overview about tolling operations in the state. (Wednesday, 5 p.m., Reed Hall, House Office Building, the Capitol.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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- Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 (“Trout”)
- Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noel (Midnight Mass for Christmas)
- Mozart – Violin Concerto No.3, Hillary Hahn
- Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, Ivan Klansky, piano
- Victor Herbert’s Irish Rhapsody
- Malcolm Arnold: Serenade for Guitar and Strings
- Claude Bolling – Suite for Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Piano Trio: Gracieuse (Carlo Pari)
- Aldo Ciccolini Performs Brahms’s Intermezzo n.2 op.118
- Erik Bosgraaf in performance at Wilton’s Music Hall
- Erik Bosgraaf & the Stradivarius of the recorder
- Medtner : Sonata for Piano in A Minor Op. 38 n°1 “Reminiscenza” (Evgeny Svetlanov)
- Ferdinand Ries: Quartet in D minor
- Rossini: Sonata Nr. 1 in G Major
- Copland’s 3rd Symphony
- Zdenek Fibich: Poem Op. 41, No.4 from “At Twilight”
- Kuhlau: Sonatine No.1 in C Major, Op. 20
- Beethoven 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli Op 120, Gavin Arturo Gamboa, piano
- Philip Glass: American Four Seasons with violinist Robert McDuffie
- Elgar’s “Nimrod”: Daniel Barenboim with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1997
- Valentina Lisitsa plays Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
- Ravel : Piano Concerto in G major (Martha Argerich : Orchestre national de France)
- Schubert: Piano Sonata No.20 D.959 / Paul Badura-Skoda (1993)
- Antonio Vivaldi’s “Vedro con mio diletto” from Il Giustino by Jakub Józef Orliński
- Bill Evans Trio: Some Day My Prince Will Come (1965)