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Here’s The Scoop … Scene And Heard Around Town … UPDATED …

IT’S A WRAP …

Dear Readers …As we countdown the days til Christmas and New Years Eve..it appears to be the calm before the storm… The town as of Sunday…was a little too quiet with patrons, diners and tourists … At Town Hall…the sign on the Senior Center is still in place…and the disdain over it is  far from growing old… The more residents in the south part of town that hear of the McIntee-Silverstone-Clottey vote for the Oriana million for those few south-end medians…are not expected to remain quiet come election time in March … The car burglaries have moved north…last night it was Silver Shores…LOCK  EM’ UP…call BSO and check if anyone has cameras that record ….The renovations are in the works for the BSO portion of the Public Safety Building… Mr. “never met a change order he did not use.”…Walter Keller, the former Town Planner is back with the Broward County Planning Council letter to our Town…and is to address the re-certification process …Thought he was done in this town per McIntee -Silverstone and Colon?… The last day for the commission to put anything on the Jan.12, 2010 agenda is Dec. 30th… In the Dec. 10, 2009 Sentinel was what we too might see in the future with the new VFD leadership in place …an RFP for Pembroke Pines  for “Fire Department Rescue Truck RFP# Fl-09-10…Yep, that’s how it’s done…Public notices in the papers show on Dec. 13th in the Sentinel Request For Qualifications RFQ 09-12-01 for a qualified engineering firm or individuals to submit letters of interest/statement of qualifications for consideration to provide general civil engineering and landscaping services for the design of the FDOT program for the enhancement project FM-418022-1 on SRA1A from Pine Ave to Terra Mar Drive. They have until Jan. 14, 2010 at 2pm at which time they will be publicly opened in Town/Jarvis Hall … but not read aloud …Looks like we have company for March 9, 2010…with Pompano Beach having municipal elections for 3 commissioners  Districts 1,2 and 3…to serve for 2 yr. terms and a Mayor- At Large who serves 3 yr term…In the Dec. 20, 2009 Public Notices in the Sentinel LBTS has 3 …(Invitation To Bid ) ITB 09-12-04 sealed bids for plumbing services agreement 2010 “to be publicly opened and read soon thereafter” on Jan 21st at 2 pm Town/Jarvis  Hall… The second ITB 09-12-03 same as the plumbing…same time to be opened and read…and the 3rd is a RFQ 09-12-02 (Thanks to Commissioner Dodd-to hopefully replace the longtime company we have -prev. posts…and the $200,000 TM unilateral 3 yr. contract) for “proposals from certified public accountants to conduct the Town’s annual audit and its statements and the annual audit and financial statements of the Volunteer Firefighters Pension Fund  notification of interest no later than Jan 7, 2010…sealed bids opened publicly and of course again, not to be read aloud at 2pm Town/Jarvis Hall…This one should be out on the internet as well….BSO arresting a man behind Sea Ranch Club this afternoon…on beach patrol with 2 officers that came from the front of the building…BSO keeping our beaches safe!…In the new Town Topics-AGANDA …Putting a Mc-Silverstone Colon-Furth “spin” on the dismal response to the Townwide survey they actually say by a margin of 2-1 the people are happy with the Town…get real!…They must have used the Comm. Silverstone-(Not a nice guy or a CPA) spread sheet!….The League of Women Voters request for all candidate questions to go directly to them was followed through on [email protected] (prev. post) SORT OF …they still allow them to Town  but…they cannot be anonymous…so therefore the Town will know what your question is !…… The TM went ahead and got a second date for the debates…The 2 dates February 16th and 25th at Jarvis Hall…She did it without the candidates (who do not qualify until Jan 4-11, 2010) input or agreement!..YIKES!…Here’s another question being asked …what has happened to the McIntee memorabilia hung up as an homage to the man in charge in the Public Safety building now that he is down for the count but not completely out?…Was it taken down?…Another one that follows suit……the $1000  Dep Chief ATV sign. has been out of sight…..Perhaps a bon-fire on a cold and chilly night?….Brrrrr..And finally…putting out the fire…with a call today to Pompano Beach Fire Department to the Asst. Fire Chief John Jurgle to ask about the Mc-Truth Deflector led- rumor ( we hear) of a “fear” by Pompano Beach to offer LBTS “mutual aid” now that McIntee has been dethroned …He gave a chuckle and emphatically stated it is not so! …They offer mutual aid to anyone unless they cannot due to being too stacked…and it matters not to them who is in charge of the VFD!… He added I can say I got that straight from the horses mouth!..and that dear readers is a wrap!…

more to come…..

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