2016 Annual Meeting – Code Enforcement Report, Bruce Murray, Code Enforcement Chair

The Code Enforcement Department was busy in South Beach in 2015 and we thank Peggy Arraiz and her staff for their efforts on our behalf. They are spread very thin and it is often hard to balance the demands of the entire city and the relative urgency of issues in different parts of the city.Continue Reading

2016 Annual Meeting – Beach & Parks Report, Charlene Adair, Beach & Parks Committee Chair

I am Charlene Adair, your beach & parks chair. Our liaison with the city is Paul Bertram, the parks and grounds manager under Public Works (identify those present). We thank the city for your support and for supplying picker uppers and gloves! I am now also serving on the Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Advisory BoardContinue Reading

2016 Annual Meeting – C.O.P. District 9 Annual Report, Bruce Murray, Leader, District 9 C.O.P.

The revitalization of C. O. P. in South Beach was well established by the end of 2015. District 9 started the year with seven people on the roster, only three of whom were active. Four were dropped for inactivity and five were recruited and completed the sixteen hour classroom and three hour field training soContinue Reading

2016 Annual Meeting – Preview of 2016, Carole Mushier, FPSBA President

From what we just heard tonight, it is clear that things are happening and will happen at the Port during 2016! I hope to see 2 MEGA yachts berthed there for refurbishing and repair every week with plans to expand the area to accommodate more ships (at that size they are ships not boats!). viewContinue Reading

2016 Annual Meeting – Print & Download Reports

If it is easier for you to print and download each of the reports given at the 2015 Annual Meeting, you may do so here: view full post »

2015 Annual Meeting – Print & Download Reports

If it is easier for you to print and download each of the reports given at the 2015 Annual Meeting, you may do so here: view full post »

2015 Annual Meeting – Preview for 2015, Carole Mushier, FPSBA President

After that presentation, I think that I should probably just sit down! But I will try to outline a number of issues that will be of interest and concern for many of us living and doing business on the beach during 2015. view full post »

2015 Annual Meeting – 2015 Islander Award, Christine Coke

OVER THE YEARS I HAVE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH SOME GREAT PEOPLE-AT WORK-IN MANY CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS AND THE CITY. EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE I HAVE COME ACROSS A PERSON OR SOMETIMES 2 OR 3 IN AN ORGANIZATION THAT EXCEED ALL NORMAL EXPECTATIONS. THESE PEOPLE MAKE DEDICATION, HARDWORK AND COMMITTEMENT SEEM THE NORM,Continue Reading

2015 Annual Meeting – Citizens on Patrol (C.O.P.) Report, Bruce Murray

Our C.O.P. program is a part of District 9, which is responsible for the island from the South Bridge to the county line down the island. Our efforts have historically, and for the moment still are, focused on South Bridge to Middle Cove Park with occasional forays into the Blind Creek boat launch area. viewContinue Reading

2015 Annual Meeting – Code Enforcement Report, Bruce Murray

Since taking on the assignment as liaison with Code Enforcement, I have focused first on establishing a relationship with the Enforcement Officer, Isaac Saucedo, assigned primarily to the South Beach area. Isaac and I are in regular communication and sometimes meet at sites under discussion. His schedule includes weekend hours as well as normal workContinue Reading