For the first time since 2008, all three seats on the mosquito control board, which controls a $2.2 million budget and levies taxes on Flagler homeowners, are being contested simultaneously, a direct reflection of the board’s troubled few years–a financial crisis, and the booting off of Robert Fruehan following his felony conviction. Two incumbents, Barbara Sgroi and Jules Kwiatkowski, are fighting for survival on the board.
The Bunnell City Commission in a special meeting Monday will issue a want-ad for its next manager today, requiring a minimum of a master’s degree and 10 years’ government experience preferred.
Overnight Sunday, the water plant shut down again for about half an hour, the water pressure in pipes fell from 60 pounds per square inch to below 22 pounds, some customers may have gone without water for a while.
Bunnell had to connect to Palm Coast water for a few hours as it hunted down the cause of an alarm that shut down its $4.8 million water plan at 5:30 this morning. Bunnell residents went without water for less than an hour.
Bunnell marked the end of its centennial year Friday evening with the biggest Christmas celebration of its hundred years, including free barbecue, greetings with Santa, three musical groups and a surprise blanketing of snow.