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!). InContinue 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: 2016 Annual Meeting Overview Letter to City Commissioners regarding Parking on South Beach C.O.P. Report Beach & Parks Report Code Enforcement Report Preview of 2016

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: 2014 Overview, Carole Mushier, FPSBA President – Click Here Code Enforcement Report, Bruce Murray – Click Here Citizens on Patrol (C.O.P.), Report, Bruce Murray – Click Here 2015 FPSBA IslanderContinue Reading

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. Richard Bouchard, St. Lucie County Senior Coastal Engineer, has informed us that theContinue Reading

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. IContinue 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

2015 Annual Meeting – Overview by Carole Mushier, FPSBA President

In preparation for this report, I reviewed what I said last year at this time as to what to expect in 2014. I am always amazed at how long it takes for issues to wend their way through the various bureaucracies. You would think that I would know better by now! While many of usContinue Reading

Mobile Food Vendors on South Beach

Yes, it really has been 10 months since we first notified you of the pending City Ordinance to allow Mobile Food Vendors (trucks and carts) on an all day, everyday basis at specific locations throughout the City including South Beach. <Click here> to read the Original Newsletter on the issue. We have been informed thatContinue Reading

Annual Meeting – 2014 Preview

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 2014. Richard Bouchard, St. Lucie County Senior Coastal Engineer, has informed us that the US Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to dredge approximately 191,000Continue Reading