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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .1B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,JUNE 29,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.52 25 CENTS Shade tree downA massive West Indian mahogany is cut down Thursday in the Upper Keys to make way for a DunkinDonuts drive-through.Story, 3A In LAttitudesThe Fourth of July is next Thursday,and weve got all you need to plan your celebration.Story, 4B Keys family on missing schoonerRescue crews searching for a classic American schooner carrying seven people including, apparently, a Tavernier family believe the boat sank between New Zealand and Australia, although they havent given up hope of finding survivors. Athird day of aerial searches Friday turned up no sign of the 85-year-old wooden sailboat or its crew.Named Nina the boat left New Zealand on May 29 bound for Australia. The last known contact with the crew was on June 4. Rescuers were alerted the boat was missing on June 14, but werent unduly worried at first because the emergency locator beacon had not been activated.The six Americans on board include captain David Dyche, 58, his wife, Rosemary, 60, and their son David, 17. Also aboard was their friend Evi Nemeth, 73, a man aged 28, a woman aged 18, and a British man aged 35.CBS4 WFOR-Miami reported that the Dyches are from Tavernier.The state Division of Corporations shows a David Dyche was president of a now-dissolved company, Spartan Caribbean, on Ocala Drive in Tavernier. It also a shows David and Rosemary Dyche were officers in the former Spartan Underwater Technologies in Panama City.The leader of Fridays search efforts, Neville Blakemore of New Zealands Rescue Coordination Centre, said its now logical to assume the 70-foot boat sank in a storm but added that its possible some crew members survived either in a life raft that was aboard or by making land.The day the boat went missing, a storm hit the area with winds gusting up to 68 mph and waves of up to 26 feet.Blakemore said the Southern Hemisphere winter months tend to produce the years worst storms, although he added that he wouldnt normally expect a sturdy and well-maintained craft like the Nina to sink in a storm like the one in early June.Fridays search focused on the coastline around northern New Zealand, including the small Three Kings Islands. Rescuers were looking for wreckage or the life raft.Blakemore said plane searches earlier this week covered a wide band of ocean between New Zealand and Australia. He said searchers were considering their options for the weekend.He said the logical conclusion is that the boat sank rapidly, preventing the crew from activating the locator beacon or using other devices aboard, including a satellite phone and a spot beacon. He said that unlike many locator beacons, the one aboard the Nina is not activated by water pressure and wouldnt start automatically if the boat sank. Dyche is a qualified captain, and he and his family are experienced sailors.70-foot vessel caught in storm between New Zealand and AustraliaBy NICK PERRYAssociated PressTRAGEDY ON THE HIGH SEASPhoto courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this undated photo provided by Maritime New Zealand,the Ninais tied at dock at an unidentified location.The last known communication from those aboard was June 4. Groups split on parksuseGroups seeking mountain-biking trails and university research facilities within Key Largos state parks crossed paths and words with ardent park defenders at a Tuesday workshop. State parks are not land banks for other state agencies or even private development, Michael Chenowith, president of the Keys chapter of the Izaak Walton League, said at the session hosted by the state Department of Environmental Protection.More than two dozen people spoke at the open meeting to offer suggestions for updating 10-year management plans at Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.Several residents endorsed a proposal forwarded by the Key Largo Bicycle Association to allow more two-wheeled access deeper into the Dagny Johnson park. An expanded trail system would provide a healthy outdoor experience while letting bicyclists escape the dangers of riding along U.S. 1, they said.We want to clean up existing trails.... This is not an extreme sport, said MatthewBike trail, FIU facility are debatedKEY LARGOBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Photo from FACEBOOK/SQUARE GROUPERThis is the aftermath of a Thursday crash into the Square Grouper restaurant on Cudjoe Key in which a 12-year-old boy died.Story, 2AFATALITY FKCC knew transfer bannedStaff at Florida Keys Community College made the concerted decision to move $789,000 in restricted money to a school foundation to support its new dorm even though state regulations dont allow it. And that in large part is the reason the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the schools accreditation organization, put the college on warning notice, the first step toward possible probation and, beyond that, a possible tougher penalty. In March, state auditors released a report citing the school for using the restricted money to pay expenses incurred by the Florida Keys College Campus Foundation direct-support organization, which runs the colleges 100bed dorm.To cover $789,000 in college money sent to the foundation, the college improperly used state Public Education Capital Outlay funds to bal-Action leads to warning for collegeBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGECourt ruling ripped heartout of the lawTuesdays gutting of a key portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 isnt necessarily undoable, experts say.But they also say the U.S. Supreme Courts 5-4 decision that Section 4 of the historic law is unconstitutional is one of the worst setbacks ever in U.S. election-rights history.I think this court will go down in history as the one that ripped the heart out of the Voting Rights Act, said Julie Ebenstein, an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union in Miami who helped represent thenMonroe County Elections Supervisor Harry Sawyer in 2012 in Sawyers fight with Gov. Rick Scott over early voting days. People are pretty mad, said Myrna Perez, deputy director of the Democracy Project at the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law. Its celebrated, its a reflection of the promise that when Americans step into the ballot box, theyre free from discrimination. Sections 4 strikedown affects Keys elections because Monroe County is covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, and the elimination of Section 4 results in the emasculation of Section 5. Under Section 5, designated states and local jurisdictions have to secure Justice Department approval before they could change any voting practice or procedure. Called preclearance, that covers everything from buying new voting machines and closing polling places to requiring photo IDs and shifting district boundaries. Section 5 applies to jurisdictions where past voting practices were determined to be discriminatory. In the Keys, with a large Hispanic population, it was applied because in the 1970s, ballots were not printed in Spanish, and the percentage of Hispanics in Monroe merited the ballots be printed in Spanish as well as English. For example, the city of Key West needed to get federal approval earlier this year to change how the terms of its City Commission are staggered. It also was needed when voters were asked if they wanted a School Boardhired superintendent to replace the elected superintendent model. Section 4 was the formula under which Section 5 jurisdictions were designated. So with a formula noExperts say Voting Rights Act isnt all deadBy LARRY KAHNlkahn@keynoter.comKEYS ELECTIONSSee Parks,2ASee FKCC,2ASee Missing,2ASee Voting,2A
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,June 29,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.9278 SUN.9080 MON.9280 TUES.9280 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.Due to a reporting error, Wednesdays edition incorrectly listed Monroe County Commissioner Heather Carruthersrole with the Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe advocacy group.She is president.Also due to a reporting error,a story on the Supreme Court striking down part of the Voting Rights Act incorrectly stated which section was struck down.It was Section 4.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHERGETTING IT STRAIGHTThe Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSSo far,no ads within state parksAyear ago, Florida lawmakers agreed to allow advertising on state greenways and trails. But some proponents of state parks proclaimed Gov. Rick Scott was selling off public land to the highest bidder and that the legislation would diminish hiking in serene, uncluttered natural habitats.Since the law went into effect on July 1, 2012, no signs have gone up. In fact, no application from a business or nonprofit has been made to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.Part of the reason for the delay is that the sponsorship rules have yet to be set and it is unknown if they will be. The legislation dictated that 85 percent of the profits from state park ads go to upkeep greenways and trails and 15 percent would fund the Department of Transportations Bicycle Safety Program. Gillespie said the state agency hasnt budgeted money from the ad program in the next fiscal year. News Service of Florida Thibos, comparing it to paddleboarding or hiking.Its a great place to ride bikes instead of down U.S. 1, said bike-shop owner Steve Troeger. I dont think bicycling on extra trails will make that much impact.Monroe County Commissioner Sylvia Murphy was among several people who recalled working with the parks namesake to prevent North Key Largos hardwood hammocks from becoming a sprawl of condominiums.Dagny packed a wallop, Murphy said. Do you think she would put up with a bunch of bikes in there? Shell come back to haunt them.... Thats the last place we have of what Key Largo used to look like. Others stressed a primary goal of the park was to protect 50 species of imperiled plants and animals. Developing a mountainbike trail would reverse those efforts and be an intrusion to this preserve, said Burke Cannon, president of the Island of Key Largo Federation of Homeowner Associations. Im shocked at the opposition to the trail, said Jerry Gaddis. Its so harmless.Brooke Gaebe of Miami said she wants to preserve the silence of being with nature and animals on North Key Largo. Being in a place where not a lot of people go is something great.Robert Skinner, president of Miamis Izaak Walton League chapter, said nature parks in Miami-Dade County have been overtaken by recreational pursuits. It starts out as a cabin or path and it expands, he said. Put it someplace thats not so sensitive, certainly not in a botanical hammock.Florida International University Professor James Fourqurean sketched out a plan in which Florida Keys Community College and FIU could work together in a Pennekamp facility to provide needed research and offer educational opportunities. The proposal was hailed by FKCC staff, including Marine Science and Technology Dean Patrick Rice.Retired Key Largo School Principal Vanessa Strickland liked the prospect of a seamless transition for Keys students, moving from high school to FKCC and FIU.Chenowith, an FIU alumnus, said the university is welcome in Key Largo but should acquire their own vacant waterfront parcel and leave our parks alone.... I do not want to sacrifice even a small part of Floridas flagship state park to enable it.Others said FIU needs more than a concept and should look at other locations.DEPPark Planning Manager Sine Murray said comments from residents will be reviewed in the management updates, a process just now beginning.... We do not yet have a plan.Floridas park system aims to strike a balance between preservation of natural resources and providing public access for recreation.... Thats something were always faced with, how the two pieces work together.Additional local workshops will be planned as the process continues, Murray said.Plans split speakersFrom Parks,1A Blakemore said the family had been sailing around the world for several years and was often joined on different legs by friends and sailors they met along the way. Susan Payne, harbor master of the St. Andrews Marina near Panama City, Fla., said the couple left Panama City in the Nina a couple of years ago and sailed to Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, where they prepared for the trip. New Zealand meteorologist Bob McDavitt was the last person known to have been in contact with the schooner, when the boat was about 370 nautical miles west of New Zealand. He said Nemeth called him by satellite phone on June 3 and said, The weathers turned nasty, how do we get away from it? He advised them to head south and brace for the storm. The next day he got a text message, the last known communication: ANY UPDATE 4 NINA? ... EVI McDavitt said he advised the crew to stay put and ride out the storm another day. He continued sending messages the next few days, but didnt hear back. Friends of the crew got in touch with McDavitt soon after that, and then alerted authorities.Family feared lostFrom Missing,1Aance out the cost.We had no choice, college spokeswoman Amber Ernst-Leonard said. The decision was made consciously.Asked specifically who authorized the accounting maneuver and when, ErnstLeonard said: There were many individuals who were involved. The college acted in the best interest of its students to support the launch of the new residence hall program and in good faith that the [foundation] would pay back the funds. The college certainly would not have made any decisions that were thought to have negative impact on an audit or our accreditation status.She said the Campus Foundation still owes the money to the college. In a disclosure statement dated June 27, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools said the warning period would last for 12 months, which allows sufficient time for another state audit to independently verify the colleges financial status.Prior to the accrediting agencys next scheduled review in June 2014, the Atlanta-based entity will conduct an on-site compliance evaluation. If things arent fixed, probation could come, although warning status could last for two years before probation is imposed. Following that can come the revocation of accreditation. College employees and members of the Student Government Association were notified the Stock Island school has been placed on warning status.College trustee Ed Scales and college spokeswoman ErnstLeonard say it was necessary to fully apprise students, both current and prospective, of what the sanction means. Ernst-Leonard said students attending a Monday informational session were told this is very serious but its not going to affect the students. The college is still fully accredited and their credit hours will transfer. The credit transfer to universities and access to federal financial aid are possible only with the successful once-a-decade accreditation process. Scales said explaining the situation will be a challenge.Money movement was a choiceFrom FKCC,1A longer in place, Section 5 cant be enforced. Thats effective immediately, Perez and Ebenstein said.The Supreme Court didnt say anything about the preclearance process itself, Ebenstein said. In essence, they immobilized Section 5. The difference in doing it through Section 4 instead of 5 is that it opens Congress to pass a new formula for coverage.Its one of these decisions that is so technical that ordinary people dont understand. If most people are confused, the average voter is confused, Perez said. The one difference is Section 5 can live another day. Congress can go back and decide a new scheme of Section 5.That can be done through the 15th Amendment to the Constitution, which says Congress may take appropriate measures to enforce equal voting rights.The Voting Rights Act, revised several times, pegs preclearance coverage in part to voting turnout or registration in the 1964, 1968 and 1972 elections. That doesnt make sense to me, using all of that old data, said Monroe County Elections Supervisor Joyce Griffin.In addition to Monroe, Section 5 covers four other Florida counties, as well as some local jurisdictions in California, North Carolina, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York and South Dakota. Nine states are covered in their entirety: Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Alaska, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi and Virginia.Tuesdays decision grew out of the case of Shelby County, Ala., vs. Attorney General Eric Holder after the Justice Department nullified a 2008 Calera (Ala.) City Council election because two years earlier, the county had changed district boundaries but didnt submit them for federal approval.This report was supplemented with material from reporter Michael Doyle in the McClatchy Newspapers Washington, D.C., bureau.Section 5 is immobilizedFrom Voting,1A FKKC only Florida school on warningOf the 80 Florida colleges and universities accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Florida Keys Community College is the only one currently on warning status based on concerns regarding internal financial controls.Accreditation essentially provides objective verification of an institutions legitimacy. It allows students to access federal financial aid and transfer credits to other schools.SACS Commission on Colleges President Belle Wheelan said FKCC would have up to two years to correct the problem, noted by state auditors in a March report. The next step in the process is probation if problems arent corrected.There are three Florida schools currently on probation: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee, Florida Christian College in Kissimmee and St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach.In the same June 20 meeting of the Association of Colleges and Schools during which FKCC was placed on warning, Edison State College in Naples was removed from a year-long probation.In that case, college officials admitted to graduating students who had not met myriad course requirements. Edison State President Jeff Allbritten referred to the probation period as the long nightmare, according to published news reports. Reached Thursday in her Decatur, Ga., office, Pamela Cravey, Association of Colleges and Schools communications coordinator and external affairs could recall only one school that had progressed from warning to probation, ultimately having accreditation revoked. Thats the sad case of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, which lost accreditation in December 2002. It has since accrued $35 million in debt while enrollment dropped from around 3,000 to just 35 students. They have really struggled, Cravey said, but it wasnt a straight line. The Association of Colleges and Schools provides accreditation in 10-year increments FKCC received its latest in 2012 to some 803 colleges and universities in 11 Southeastern states. Cravey explained generally that warnings, often predicated by state audits as it was with FKCC, sometimes remain after the problem is fixed, waiting on a subsequent audit for confirmation. Warning, while its serious, means something is fixable, she said.Its serious but fixable, official saysBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGECrash kills 12-year-oldA12-year-old boy who died in a Thursday auto crash on Cudjoe Key was one of the youngest people in recent Keys history to die in such a way.The crash happened when Albert Brown, 68, of Miami Gardens lost control of the 2001 Nissan SUVhe was driving and crashed into the Square Grouper restaurant at mile marker 22.6 oceanside.Killed was Dwayne Hamilton, 12, of Randallstown, Md. Hamilton was in the front passenger seat and was wearing a seat belt, according to the Florida Highway Patrol, and was killed upon impact with the building.The sport utility vehicle, troopers said, was traveling north on U.S. 1 about 4 p.m. when Brown drove onto the roads east shoulder without slowing, struck a caution sign, lost control, swerved back onto the road in an apparent effort at correcting his steering, then drove back onto the shoulder and into the parking lot of the Square Grouper.The SUVhit the buildings southwest corner. Passengers other than Hamilton were Melanie Brown, 34, of Randallstown; Alana Brown, 2, of Randallstown (she was in a child seat); and Andy Brown, 42, of Randallstown. Andy Brown was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami by a helicopter ambulance that landed on Shark Key. He has critical injuries, troopers said. Melanie Brown and Alana Brown were treated at Lower Keys Medical Center. The driver, Albert, wasnt injured. This was the 13th traffic fatality of the year south of Florida City.SUV strikes Cudjoe Key restaurantLOWER KEYS Photo by TODD GERMANThe Square Grouper is lined off with tape as state troopers and other emergency personnel work the crash site.
The city of Marathon is officially on the lookout for stagnant swimming pools.The City Council on Tuesday finalized a law it passed unanimously on June 9 allowing Code Compliance officers to respond to resident complaints of unattended swimming pools. Amain concern is they would become mosquito breeding grounds.The vote this time was 41, with Councilman Dick Ramsay dissenting. Ramsay had voiced concerns, and did so again Tuesday, with the law not being specific enough about what constitutes a stagnant pool. Ramsays main point is that the law amends Marathons code to allow city staff to enter a property that doesnt address a stagnant-water violation within 10 days of being notified. I still have a problem. I think we havent defined the parameters of what were asking City Hall to do, he said. Because of that, I [could] believe government is not necessarily here to help me and Im going to vote against it unless I see some parameters.The rest of the council was comfortable with the wording.According to the law, a violator has 10 days from receipt of the citation to file an appeal with the city. That would stave off city officials going on the property until the appeal is ruled on. If they dont, the city would pay to treat or empty the pool and provide an invoice for the cost within 30 days of doing so. In other business Tuesday:The council decided that if the city welcomes people to Marathon, it should say goodbye when they leave. Council members agreed to add wording to the back of the citys new Sombrero Light replica welcome signs installed in May. The front says welcome on it. Sea you soonis an early contender for the back, but the council directed staff to bring back more possibilities.The council decided it would likely install a black chain-link fence on right of way along 15th Street bordering the Trailerama mobilehome park. City Manager Roger Hernstadt told the council he could bring a contract to the July 9 regular meeting.Itll be an item between $10,000 and $25,000 depending on the type of fence you pick, he said. Black chain-link is the least expensive option. Sheriff Rick Ramsay suggested installing the fence at a February council meeting. He said it would improve the appearance of the street and keep people from congregating on the right of way between Trailerama and the road.Board pulls Sprague itemsWith construction of the new Horace OBryant combination elementary and middle school in Key West complete, the Monroe County School Board has now turned its attention to building a parking lot on the site. The School District is soliciting bids from contractors interested in undertaking the project, expected to cost around $300,000. During Tuesdays School Board meeting in Key West, Superintendent Mark Porter withdrew two agenda items affecting construction supervisor Bill Sprague, who oversaw the HOB rebuild and is poised to manage the parking-lot work. The scrubbed items were a five-month extension of Spragues contract to Nov. 30 worth up to $29,100; and another that would have awarded Sprague 2 percent, about $28,000, of about $2 million identified as savings on the school itself, which, when all is said and done is expected to cost from $38 million to $40 million. I dont think were going to go for $29,000, board member John Dick of the cap set for supervising the parking construction, adding that he believes $5,000 is much more realistic. Sprague and Porter are going to sit down and see if they can come back with a better price, he said, pointing out that $29,000 on a $300,000 project comes out to nearly 10 percent, a ratio Dick called crazy. As to paying Sprague 2 percent of the buildings savings, Dick pointed out that contractually, any savings from the project are to be split with 60 percent going to the district as project owner and 40 percent to Coastal Construction, the contractor. In real numbers, the total savings are $2,004,296, with $1.2 million going to the district. Theres a savings and he gets 2 percent, Dick said, but its split. We want him on our share of the savings, not the whole figure.Dick also pointed out that Sprague was brought in on the project more than a year after it had started, replacing management firm ZumBrunnen.Some of those savings could have accrued before he arrived, Dick said.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS Saturday,June 29,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 WereOnTopOfIt! CALLTODAY954-788-1140877-354-3626 ccc#1329330 www.coolroof.biz AskaboutFPLRebatesSM SAVE30%TO40%ONA/CBILLS SAVE25%TO75%ONTHEPRICEOF ANEWROOF FREEESTIMATES 10-15YearWarranties WHYRE-ROOF WHYRE-ROOF WHENYOU WHENYOU CANCOATIT?? CANCOATIT?? COMMERCIAL&RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL&RESIDENTIAL 29967 Overseas Hwy. 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C ome visit our online photo g a lleries a nd submit your own a t www.KeysNet.com/Photos 118-mph cha s e e n d s i n RVpa r kAMarathon man who took a deputy on a chase Wednesday that reached 118 mph and ended with a crash in a mobile-home park remained jailed Friday on $45,000 bond while facing several charges. Naeem Jackson, 34, ended up in the water adjacent to the Key RVMobile Home Condominium at mile marker 51.5 oceanside. Deputy Becky Herrin from the Monroe County Sheriffs Office said Deputy Tom Hill was patrolling at 7 p.m. when he spotted a red 2006 Chrysler sedan southbound at mile marker 55. She said he had information a vehicle fitting this description might be transporting narcotics into the Keys. Hill clocked the Chrysler doing 61 mph in a 55 mph zone. The car also reportedly had a cover that partially obscured the license tag. Hill pulled the driver, Jackson, over in the parking lot of NAPAAuto Parts at U.S. 1 and 122nd Street. Two more deputies arrived as backup and as Hill was checking Jacksons drivers license and writing tickets, Jackson suddenly took off, Herrin said. Hill pursued him south, even as Jackson ran red lights at 109th and 107th streets. His car hit the median at 73rd Street as he swerved to avoid traffic. He then turned into Key RVwith Hill following.In the RVpark, he reached speeds up to 40 mph even though the limit there is 5 mph and some roads are torn up due to sewer construction. Jackson crashed into a parking post and jumped out of the car and into the water. Hill caught up and ordered him out, and Jackson surrendered.Hes charge with felony counts of cocaine possession, tampering with evidence and aggravated fleeing; and misdemeanor counts of leaving the scene of a crash involving property damage, reckless driving and obstructing without violence. Herrin said shes not sure if Hill received permission to give chase. Following the 2010 death of Deputy Missy Powers in a Key Largo crash in which she was driving 100 mph, then-Col. Rick Ramsay issued an order that deputies cant chase unless given permission by a sergeant or other supervisor, among other restrictions. They also must go through annual driver retraining.Powers was the third Keys deputy to die in a crash in four years and the fifth since 1989.You start out chasing them, then you get permission from your supervisor, Herrin said. If the supervisor said dont chase, you back off. [Wednesdays incident] happened pretty quickly. I dont know if he had time to ask for permission, it was so short. The supervisors always review these to see if the rules were followed, so Im sure that will be done in this case, she said.Suspect fled traffic stopCRIME FRONTKeynoter StaffNative trees taken down in plazaLandscapers cut down 15 native trees, including a stately West Indian mahogany, Thursday to make way for a new Dunkin Donuts drive-through lane. The removal from the Tavernier Towne shopping plaza was legal and permitted under Monroe County development rules, although the cutting raised the ire of residents who called county offices to protest.Its a shame, said County Commissioner Sylvia Murphy. Those trees were there long before Tavernier Towne.When large trees of indeterminate age (Florida Keys hardwoods typically do not have age rings) are cut down, people are understandably concerned, said Michael Roberts, senior administrator of Monroe County Environmental Resources. But this was well within the constraints of county land-development regulations, he said. Plaza owners must replace the trees mahogany, pitchwood apple, orange geiger and wild coffee with 15 new trees of equal or higher protected status.Florida lists West Indian mahogany as a threatened tree, which basically means that if removed for development, a new mahogany tree must be planted as mitigation.The new trees must be commercially available, Roberts said, so they will be considerably smaller than the larger trees they replace. For mahogany, that would be a tree 2 to 4 inches in diameter, about 15 feet high.Asite plan filed for the permit specifies where the trees will be replanted within the plaza property, Roberts said. The landowners also will pay $6,000 toward the countys land-restoration program as part of mitigation.Maybe it is time for something like a tree commission, Murphy said. I wish we could get a handle on some of these things before it happens.Replacements likely will be much smallerTAVERNIER Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWThis is the West Indian mahogany as its being cut down Thursday.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgCity Council passes pool lawBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON
Opinion & EditorialSaturday,June 29,2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Richard Tamborrino . . .Advertising/New Bus.Dev.Dir. Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2013 Keynoter Publishing Co. The ribbon is cut to open the Overseas Highway that replaced the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway.Among the people attending are Miss Key West,Bernice Brantling;Sara Costors;and Mayor Willard Albury. The road gave motorists much more freedom to travel,so its appropriate this was on July 4,1938.To find out whats happening in the Keys for the Fourth of July this year,see LAttitudes, 4BCELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALCourts ruling defeat for votersLETTERS TO THE EDITORSewer plan is flawedOn June 9, I attended a Monroe County Commission meeting to listen to a discussion about a letter from Walt Drabinski. The gist of the letter was the logic used to determine if the decision to use more than 2,000 grinder pumps in the Cudjoe Regional sewer system is economically justified. Walt did a detailed engineering study that determined using more gravity hookups and fewer grinder pumps would be more cost-effective over the life of the system. He also discovered at least seven flaws in the analysis that was used by the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority to determine the mix. Randy Bell, the seller of the grinders, was called by the FKAAto speak about his pumps and he said they were good pumps surprise, surprise. While he talked about the reliability of the pumps and the average times between maintenance, he provided no details to support real numbers. The pumps are of a rather new design and have very little historical data to support any real numbers. Bell also said a $70 part that could be replaced in the field would be the most common repair. He didnt mention the cost to install the part nor the symptoms of failures, perhaps like finding sewage all over your floor. Commissioner Heather Carruthers asked some very detailed questions and made a motion for an independent study but no one seconded it.During the discussion, county Project Manager Kevin Wilson said spending up to $14 million up front is not the same as spending it over time (brilliant). I believe there is a difference in total program cost estimates made by the FKAA and the study performed by Walt. Mr. Wilson did not address the differences.When it came to the cost to each homeowner receiving a grinder pump for electrical hookup to 220-volt power, Walt estimated the total cost in the area of $2,000. Commissioner George Neugent said he paid much less; I believe he said it was $500 to get 2220-volt power for his hot tub. Commissioner Sylvia Murphy then said she didnt understand what was being discussed. I guess it was getting late and she made a motion to keep the status quo. The motion was approved by the commission.I think this whole thing is a disgrace and the people who will be served by the Cudjoe Regional sewer system deserve better from their County Commission.John Ulrich Cudjoe GardensPreclearance curbed onerous ID laws and other voting barriersThe U.S. Supreme Court dealt voting rights a severe setback this week by effectively killing a section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that allowed the U.S. Department of Justice to review and approve changes to voting laws in nine states and other jurisdictions including Monroe and four other counties in Florida before they could take effect (story, 1A).Already, some of these states are dusting off previously banned efforts to limit voter participation, now that they are free to act with virtual impunity. Texas, for example, announced triumphantly just two hours after Tuesdays decision that it would put into effect a voter I.D. measure the Justice Department had previously blocked.Expect to see much more of the same in the coming months. Of this there should be no doubt: The impact of the ruling will be to weaken the rights of voters at a time when politically driven efforts to suppress voter registration and turnout have increased in GOP-leaning states all across the country.Voter ID laws, restrictions on early voting (which led to embarrassingly long lines in Florida last year), extreme gerrymandering of congressional districts all these tactics and more have become more evident in recent elections. The courts ruling means theres no cop on the beat to prevent these malicious actions, encouraging those intent on curtailing voting rights to do as they please.Voting discrimination still exists, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in the majority opinion. No one doubts that. But then he said the formula by which the federal government decides which jurisdictions are covered by the law is outdated because it is based on 40-year-old facts having no logical relationship to the present day. The chief justices analysis may be right, but his solution to reject the formula and thus render the preclearance provision toothless throws out the baby with the bath water. Congress, he suggested, should update the formula, deciding which jurisdictions should be covered and under what criteria. Really? Anyone who believes todays partisan lawmakers are capable of doing so needs to get out a little more often. Regardless of how old the data is, Congress extended the Voting Rights Act in 2006. The House passed the extension, 390-33. The Senate vote was 98-0. Undoubtedly, the nation has made enormous strides in race relations since passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. But much of that progress is the result of the law and vigilant enforcement by the Justice Department. Without it, Justice Department efforts to preserve voting fairness will be weakened. Miami Herald As a student at Florida International University in the late 1980s, in search of my identity, I attended a seminar that examined important Cuban historical sites in Florida.That afternoon, I had planned to raise my hand and address the audience about important nuggets of Cuban history I had unearthed in Tampas Ybor City. I should have known that like many bestlaid plans of mice and men, these preorchestrated schemes dont pan out.It turns out, my intended exposition was thankfully preempted by Rafael Penalver, an energetic, well-prepared orator who discussed the preservation efforts he was spearheading at the San Carlos Institute a historic building in Key West, an institute that Cuban poet and freedom fighter Jose Marti once referred to as La Casa Cuba. Minutes into the then-young Miami attorneys presentation, I understood that rather than sharing my random and scattered thoughts on the historical legacy of Marti and his imprint on Ybor City, my time that afternoon would be best spent listening to Penalvers lecture. As fate would have it, Penalver and I would cross paths over a decade later when I was producing the PBS documentary Jose Marti: Legacy of Freedom. When I sought Penalvers insight on Marti for my film, I discovered that he was still very actively involved with the San Carlos Institute. Ralph offered to drive me there and show me around the place. I accepted his gracious offer and in the ensuing five hours of our journey to Key West, Ralph, with the care and concern of an older, wiser brother, proceeded to share with me stories that linked me to my past. I learned about the San Carloscolorful history, acquired an interesting perspective on Martis pursuit of Cuban independence and gained a profound respect for the preservation of history. Sadly for Cubans, much of it has been either distorted or lost.We arrived at 516 Duval St. as the sun was setting behind the majestic edifice that is the San Carlos. Suddenly, Key West took on a far deeper meaning than bar hopping, fishing and Fantasy Fest.The San Carlos was founded in 1871 at another location in Key West before it burned down. The 1890 building that still stands was founded by humble Cuban cigar workers who wanted to preserve their history, educate their children and aspired to one day liberate Cuba from Spanish rule. It still stands as a repository of Cuban exile hope.I recently ran into Penalver at a local radio station, where he was explaining to someone that his crusade to save the San Carlos began the day he first visited the building, which was also the day his father was diagnosed with terminal cancer.Every Sunday my father would hold a Cuba culturesession at our home. One Sunday, he would invite a Cuban historian, the next Sunday a Cuban musician, and so on. The whole idea was to instill a sense of knowledge and pride in our Cuban roots and keep alive the dream of a free Cuba, he said. I decided to take on the task of bringing the San Carlos back to life for my homeland and in my fathers memory.Today, the San Carlos Institute proudly represents Cuban exiles noblest ideals and aspirations. It also stands as a tribute to the heroic sacrifice of Rafael Penalver, who for more than 25 years has spent countless time, money and worry preserving it. Penalvers unflagging devotion to the San Carlos is as historic as anything inside the building. Joe Cardona is a columnist for the Miami Herald.GUEST COLUMNSan Carlos Institute is living history CARDONAVet wants memorialKey Wester Billy Williams, a veteran of the Vietnam War, wants to build a memorial in Bayview Park dedicated to the 157 and counting locals who served in Southeast Asia and returned home. Bayview Park already has a Vietnam memorial for Key Westers who didnt make it home. Williams will present his tentative proposal to the Key West City Commission on Tuesday which, if approved, will essentially set aside space in the Truman Avenue park pending design and fundraising efforts. Williams said he got the idea after visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and a much smaller tribute in the town of Glennville, Ga. I saw that and said, you know what, we need to do something for ours here in Key West, he said Friday. Williams served with the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division and was in theater in 1968 and 1969. Every day, I get another name of someone from Key West that went to Vietnam and came back home, he said. And were going to leave room for more names, including those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, so they dont have to wait 40 years like we do. The item is co-sponsored by Mayor Craig Cates and commissioners Clayton Lopez and Billy Wardlow The commission meeting is set to begin at 6 p.m. in Old City Hall on Greene Street.Pain clinicsAlso on the commissions agenda is a law proposed by city Planning Director Don Craig that, if passed, would put strict regulations on operators looking to open pain management clinics in Key West.The law would create a new zoning designation for such clinics and require the Planning Board and City Commission to approve a conditional-use permit for any proposed clinics. Conditional-use determination considers 10 criteria, including economic effects, consistency with the citys comprehensive plan and public interest. For more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com .It would honor those who returnedBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTCitys sewers go nationalThe city of Marathons central sewer system has been recognized as one of the American Public Works Associations best projects for 2013.The all-but-complete project was selected the winner in the trade groups Environmental category for projects costing $75 million or more. There are five total categories and three other cost ranges ($5 million or less, between $5 million and $25 million, and between $25 million and $75 million). The winners include Marathon as the managing agency, Weiler Engineering Corp. as the engineering consultant and participating contractors including Lanzo Construction Co., Fountain Engineering and Redland Construction. The total estimated cost of Marathons wastewater and stormwater systems is $129.4 million, according to city Finance Director Peter Rosasco. Thats $101.5 million for sewers and $27.9 million for stormwater.Its an extremely prestigious award and were extremely proud of being recognized for all the hard work people put in over the years to make the project a successful one, City Manager Roger Hernstadt said.Its unclear how many projects the city competed against, as APWAspokeswoman Laura Bynum refused to disclose the number.This is just an APWA policy that extends to all queries regarding the number of entries in the APWA Awards programs, she said.Aproject of the year committee reviews nominations and selects the winners from each category. Nominations were submitted by March 4 and are made by the managing public agency or local APWAchapters.Criteria for the award include good construction management techniques and timely completion, safety, minimizing public inconvenience and demonstrated environmental awareness, among others.City Utilities Manager Zully Hemeyer said construction is complete at all but three locations the Key RV Mobile Home Condominium, Casa Cayo condos in Old Town and Sea Watch condos on 117th Street.Hemeyer added that as of Friday, 77 percent of the citys residents were hooked up to the wastewater system.Trade group factors in many criterionBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON The courts ruling means theres no cop on the beat to prevent these malicious actions,encouraging those intent on curtailingvoting rights to do as they please.
Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.The company that went bankrupt after an acrimonious fight with its unionized workers last year is back up and running under new owners and a leaner structure. It says it plans to have Twinkies and other snack cakes back on shelves starting July 15.Based on the outpouring of nostalgia sparked by its demise, Hostess is expecting a blockbuster return next month for Twinkies and other sugary treats, such as CupCakes and Donettes. The company says the cakes will taste the same but that the boxes will now bear the tag line The Sweetest Comeback in the History of Ever.Alot of impostor products have come to the market while Hostess has been off the shelves, says Daren Metropoulos, a principal of the investment firm Metropoulos & Co., which teamed up with Apollo Global Management to buy a variety of Hostess snacks. Hostess Brands Inc. was struggling for years before it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in early 2012. Workers blamed the troubles on years of mismanagement, as well as a failure of executives to invest in brands to keep up with changing tastes. The company said it was weighed down by higher pension and medical costs than its competitors, whose employees werent unionized. To steer it through its bankruptcy reorganization, Hostess hired restructuring expert Greg Rayburn as its chief executive officer. But Rayburn ultimately failed to reach a contract agreement with its second largest union. In November, he blamed striking workers for crippling the companys ability to maintain normal production and announced that Hostess would liquidate. The shuttering triggered a rush on Hostess snack cakes, with stores selling out of the most popular brands within hours. About 15,000 unionized workers lost their jobs in the aftermath.In unwinding its business, Hostess sold off its brands in chunks to different buyers. Its major bread brands including Wonder were sold to Flowers Foods, which makes Tastykakes. McKee Foods, which makes Little Debbie snack cakes, snapped up Drakes Cake, which includes Devil Dogs and Yodels.Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo bought Hostess for $410 million. Apollo Global Management, founded by Leon Black, is known for buying troubled brands, then selling them for a profit; its investments include fast-food chains Carls Jr. and Hardees. Metropoulos & Co., which has revamped then sold off brands including Chef Boyardee and Bumble Bee, also owns Pabst Brewing Co. Saturday,June 29,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 104 percentBased on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) For the periodJune 16 June 22, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, Address ListedSoldListed Listing AgentSelling Agent Big Pine Key 31478 Avenue E (*)$68,800$50,000784A Key RE/B. Martin, R. WnukowskiA Key Real Estate/Barbara Alpizar 31547 Avenue D$175,000$140,000115Rose Dell & Assoc./Rose DellA Key Real Estate/Barbara Alpizar Bay Shore Drive (*)$59,000$55,00098CB Schmitt/Wanda, Bob BrockColdwell Banker Schmitt/Thomas WilliCudjoe Key 1195 Hakluyt Ln.$524,900$380,000331Century 21 Schwartz/Susan RichInt Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/Gregory Maclaren 22854 Bluegill Ln.$499,900$465,000139Int Rlty. Fl. Keys/Gregory MaclarenInternet Rlty of the Fl. Keys/MaclarenDuck Key 23 Bahama Dr. (*)$55,000$50,00060Am. Caribbean R.E./Kristen BrennerAmerican Caribbean R.E./Kristen BrennerKey Colony Beach 240 9th St.$579,500$545,000486Key Colony Bch. Rlty./Lynn GoodwinColdwell Banker Schmitt /Amy PutoKey Largo 97652 Overseas Hwy. PH-1$425,000$405,0001220RE/MAX Keys Prop./Jim SignorMarr Properties/Stephanie Clark 91991 Overseas Hwy.$2,600,000$2,200,000956Marr Properties/Barbara KruszelnickiIsland Breeze Rlty./Lisa Karp 200 Beach Rd.$750,000$650,000443C 21 Schwartz/A. Pridgen, R. SeldenMoorings Rlty./S. Wampler, S. Ewald 94220 Overseas Hwy.$399,986$385,500385RE/MAX Keys Prop./Diana FiddesCentury 21 Schwartz/Linda Perloff 94220 Overseas Hwy.$369,000$365,000212American Caribbean R.E./Karan MoellerOutside of MLS 1532 Shaw Dr.$1,450,000$1,250,000179Rlty World Freewheeler/Lisa FrinsAm. Caribbean R.E./Kathryn Rummery 18 Snapper Ave.$347,500$325,00057Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingCentury 21 Schwartz/Kathy Denworth 26 Poinciana Dr.$164,900$170,00050Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingColdwell Banker Schmitt/Jeffrey FickettKey West 5051 Overseas Hwy.$11,000$8,700512Sea Winds Rlty./Donald HeislerSea Winds Rlty./Donald Heisler 5051 Overseas Hwy.$5,900$3,500293Sea Winds Rlty./Donald HeislerSea Winds Rlty./Donald Heisler 5051 Overseas Hwy.$10,000$9,250286Sea Winds Rlty./Donald HeislerSea Winds Rlty./Donald Heisler 3930 Roosevelt Blvd.$239,000$225,000173CB Schmitt/Rick LivelyRealty Exec. Fl. Keys/Darlene Thomas 2900 Riviera Dr.$499,000$463,00059Truman & Co./Suzanne MooreKW Royal Palms Rlty./Scott Forman 730 Love Ln.$1,075,000$975,00076Truman & Co./Lynn KaufeltPreferred Properties/Corinne Held 54 Merganser Ln.$238,000$250,00045Prudential Knight & Gardner/Karen LaneSBX Commercial R.E./Norman Wood Jr.Long Key 65821 Overseas Hwy.$97,000$90,000190CB Schmitt/Marcie WammackCB Schmitt/Marcia WammackLower Matecumbe Key 262 Sunset Dr.$1,999,000$1,600,0001244Ocean Sotheby's Int'l Rlty./Leslie LeopoldOcean Sotheby's Internt'l Rlty./Leopold 75816 Overseas Hwy.$899,000$810,00090C B Schmitt/C. Porter, J. KellerCB Schmitt/J. Keller, C. PorterMarathon 255 Avenue G$599,000$575,000214Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Marcy ReedColdwell Banker Schmitt/Marcy Reed 497 Sombrero Bch Rd.$699,000$652,000165Island Breeze Rlty./David GregoAmerican Caribbean R.E./Sandra Tuttle 11137 4th Ave, ocean$145,000$129,000493CB Schmitt/Wanda, Bob BrockCB Schmitt/Wanda, Bob Brock 600 Calle De Luna$795,000$750,000623Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel WilliamsMarathon Key R.E./Connie Tucker 1505 Sombrero Blvd.$225,000$205,000293RE/MAX Mthn Vac. R.E./Kim Rabito-ShowAmer. Caribbean R.E./Kristen Brenner 468 81st St.$289,000$278,000106Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Brian SchmittColdwell Banker Schmitt/Christina Parker 6099 Overseas Hwy.$85,000$40,00073A KeyRE / Martin, WnukowskiA Key RE/B. Martin, R. Wnukowski 558 Sombrero Beach Rd.$549,900$530,00029Default Rlty. Services/Bennett & KashetaColdwell Banker Schmitt/Pam Nada-CaleyPlantation Key 145 Plantation Blvd.$280,000$280,000172Century 21 Schwartz/Kathy DenworthCentury 21 Schwartz/Kathy Denworth 88540 Overseas Hwy.$299,900$299,90046Century 21 Schwartz/Kathy DenworthThe Blue Group/L. Berni, L. WolskiRamrod Key 270 Shannahan Rd. (*)$70,000$49,750711CBSchmitt/Beata, Jim SharpeA Key RE/B. Martin, R. Wnukowski 27421 Indies Dr.$459,000$410,00067Dolberry Rlty./Cindi DolberryDolberry Rlty./Cindi DolberryStock Island 5950 Peninsular Ave. (1)$5,900,000$4,750,000404Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Brian SchmittColdwell Banker Schmitt/Brian Schmitt 5640 Laurel Ave. (1)$299,500$225,000235Preferred Prop./L. McChesney, K. IrickPreferred Properties/L. Mcchesney, K. IrickSugarloaf Key 16606 Holly Ln.$1,599,000$1,375,000546Int Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/Gregory MaclarenEngel & Voelkers Fl. Keys/VazquezSummerland Key 0 2nd St. (*)$199,000$135,000186Int Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/ MaclarenInternet Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/MaclarenUpper Matecumbe Key 83292 OS Hwy. (1)$385,000$342,0001136Island Equity R.E./Holly HightRlty World Freewheeler/Claire JohnsonWindley Key 101 Anglers Way$495,000$475,000108Coldwell Banker Schmitt/J. Keller, C. PorterOutside of MLS(*) Vacant lot(1) Commercial dont tell... anyoneby j.w. james IIIcoming to amazon.com BusinessCitizens rates risingInsurance rates at Citizens Property Insurance Corp. the state-run insurer of last resort that insures virtually all Keys properties are headed higher again. Citizensboard, meeting in Miami Wednesday, voted to boost overall rates by about 7.5 percent for 2014. And that will be for policyholders that dont get dumped entirely by Citizens, which is pursuing aggressive plans to jettison hundreds of thousands of property owners to private companies. The goal of the politically buffeted company: Reduce its risk and return to its role of insuring Floridians with no alternatives. The board continues to make the tough but necessary decisions while recognizing the impact on Citizens policyholders, Citizens president and CEO Barry Gilway said in a prepared statement.Single-family homeowners will see an average rate increase of 6.2 percent while condo unit owners will face an average 8 percent increase in 2014. Commercial rates are to rise 9.1 percent on average.The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation must approve the proposed rates before they take effect. That seems very likely because Citizensboard based the hikes on OIRs own calculations of how much the company needs to cover risks next year.Individual premiums vary dramatically depending on a host of factors such as the location, age, type of construction and storm protection, and coverage options. The rate hike comes as Floridas property-insurance landscape is in flux while Citizens moves to foster the growth of small Floridadomiciled firms in a bid to shift risk to the private sector.Among the most controversial moves: Heritage Property and Casualty Insurance Co., a St. Petersburg-based company that was created last year and made major political contributions to Gov. Rick Scott, will get up to $52 million from Citizens to assume up to 60,000 Citizenspolicies.Many Citizenspolicyholders have been receiving notices their policies are being assumed by companies such as Heritage. To stay with Citizens, policyholders must affirmatively choose Citizens. If they do nothing, they will end up with a private company.Consumers are confused. They see letters they are going to be transferred from Citizens to another company, said David Kramarz, an account executive with Anderson & Jacoby Insurance Consultants in Miami. They wonder why they have to opt in [to keep Citizens] instead of opt out. And theyre unsure of these new carriers as are we as far as their financial strength. It puts us in a difficult position. We dont know if theyre in it for the long haul or theyre going to pack up and leave.Homeowners will be able to discuss insurance concerns with Robin Smith Westcott, the states Insurance consumer advocate, who will be at the South Dade Government Center Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Westcott was in the Keys with Citizens officials last week to try to address Keysspecific concerns, mostly high windstorm rates. The officials toured buildings and participated in a symposium.Westcott recently questioned the wording in Citizens assessment notices, which warns policyholders: I understand that I can avoid the Citizens policyholder surcharge, which could be as high as 45 percent of my premium, by obtaining coverage from a private market insurer.... That amounts to scare tactics, critics say, because the likelihood that Citizens would have to make a 45 percent assessment is very remote.But as it turns out, that language is required by law. Citizens sits on a record $6.3 billion surplus with the financial wherewithal to pay out $14.04 billion in claims in the event of a catastrophe without any assessment on policyholders. Citizensexisting policyholders will be required to take the private alternative if its available at the same price as Citizenscoverage. For new policy applicants, the price must be within 15 percent of Citizensrates in order for them to be deflected to the private market.Citizens is also dumping more expensive homes. Under recent legislation, Citizens will be barred from insuring homes worth more than $1 million beginning next year. That cap that will be lowered by $100,000 annually to reduce the maximum value to $700,000 by 2017.Board OKs the increase on WednesdayBy MARTHA BRANNIGANmbrannigan@MiamiHerald.comINSURANCETwinkies returning to shelvesCompany aims for July 15 for the rolloutBy CANDICE CHOIAssociated PressFOOD
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Saturday,June 29,2013 OutdoorResorts #96 Long Key I LISTED & SOLD Lot 96 in Outdoor Resorts! For all your real estate needs, call me today! Marcie Wammack REALTOR(305) 304-5300 or (305) 743-6959 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 Open 7 Days AWeek Village adve r ti s e s fo r atto rn eyThe village of Islamorada has posted its want ad for the municipalitys first staff attorney. Aworking knowledge of the laws applicable to a local government located in an Area of Critical State Concern is desirable, says the 600-word job notice. A high level of energy, enthusiasm, integrity, ethics and commitment to public service is a must. No part-timers need apply. The village attorney shall not engage in the private practice of law, says the notice on Islamoradas website. The salary will be competitive and negotiable.In a special meeting Thursday, Village Council members outlined the process for selecting a lawyer to represent Islamorada in most matters including development and construction law, public records, employment and wastewater issues.After the Aug. 15 application deadline, Islamoradas personnel staff will review resumes to ensure minimal requirements.Councilmen decided Thursday to appoint a local review committee to help narrow the field of qualified candidates. That panel is expected to be named in late July.Council members debated Thursday whether to allow local attorneys to serve on the review board. After discussing concerns over potential conflicts versus the value of legal expertise, the council concluded lawyers will be considered for the advisory board.In a 4-1 vote June 4, the Village Council decided to hire a full-time staff attorney who is always available to answer questions. Since incorporation in 1997, Islamorada has relied on the Weiss Serota firm to provide legal advice and litigation services. Weiss Serotas Nina Boniske has been Islamoradas primary village lawyer for more than a decade, with other attorneys serving as needed. Councilwoman Deb Gillis cast the lone no vote, saying having a staff attorney in addition to a reduced contract with Weiss Serota will increase overall legal costs.Sewer pumpsTwo wastewater professionals at Thursdays council meeting urged the board to standardize grinder-pump mechanisms needed for relatively remote homes connecting to Islamoradas sewer system.That could lead to problems, they said. Islamorada now requires owners of some properties to buy and install the pumps, with wide discretion on picking a pump. If you leave it up to the homeowners to buy whatever they want, youre going to have a fiasco, said Randy Bell of Water Resource Technologies in Marathon. Wes Self of wastewater contractor Layne agreed, You can go to Home Depot and buy a grinder pump for about $800, but I would not recommend it. Pumps being used by Monroe County for its system cost up to $3,000 but are more reliable and easier to repair, he said. Council members said they need more information on the issue.Description says energy, ethics neededISLAMORADAFeds charge two with fish violationsThe U.S. Attorneys Office in Miami and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shed light Friday afternoon on a mysterious February 2011 raid of a Grassy Key business on U.S. 1 adjacent to the Dolphin Research Center. The agencies announced that one of the listed owners of the bayfront mile marker 59 property, Eric Pedersen, 51, and Serdar Ercan, 42, have been charged with conspiracy to take, harvest, capture, transport and sell various species of marine wildlife harvested from the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary for commercial sale and distribution. Key Marine Inc., a Florida corporation listed on the state Division of Corporations website, was also charged, according to the U.S. Attorneys Office. Prosecutors said that from October 2010 until February 2011, Pederson and Ercan collected numerous species, including live rock and attached invertebrates, bonnethead sharks, lemon sharks and nurse sharks with market values in excess of $350. The National Marine Sanctuary Act prohibits removing, injuring or possession coral or live rock in such areas, while Florida Administrative Code prohibits harvest of live rock. Prosecutors say Key Marine, Pedersen and Ercan were not authorized by any competent authority to harvest or attempt to harvest any live rock from the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.Key Marine remains an active corporation, according to the Division of Corporations website. It lists Andrea Ercan as president, Pedersen as vice president and Serdar Ercan as secretary-treasurer.State and federal officials offered no information about the nature of the 2011 raid when it took place. Local officials confirmed only that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers had been on the scene with other authorities. The lot is easily accessible from U.S. 1 and contained what appeared to be a shed, two small apartments and a large system of filtered tanks covered with makeshift wooden walls and black sheeting material. The tanks were fully visible since there were no doors set up and the facility was not blocked off to access from the driveway. The tanks were full of fish and plants. According to the Monroe County Property Appraisers Office, the lot was owned by two couples: Raymond and Donna Dean, and Erica and Laurie Pedersen. The Deans owned the front half, which borders U.S. 1 and appeared to be used primarily for parking by DRC staff. The Pedersens owned the back half where the fish tanks were. Key Marine faces a fine of up to $500,000 or twice the gross pecuniary gain or loss arising from the relevant conduct if convicted. Pedersen and Ercan each face a maximum sentence of up to five years in prison.Theyre accused of illegal takes from sanctuaryBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comGRASSY KEYCASITAS GONE Photo courtesy FWCFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers Jason Rafter,Racquel Daniels,Doug Krieger and Scott LaRosa show a collection of casitas items illegally placed on the sea floor to attract lobster removed from Upper Keys waters earlier this week.It includes lengths of plastic piping,car parts,trash cans and pallets.The cleanup detail annually takes place before Julys lobster mini-season. By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org
Marathon resident Keygan Jeffries ran a race June 22 that no one would have expected in the hours after a Nov. 7, 2011, soccer game between rivals Key West and Marathon high schools.The 13-year-old took first place in the 800-meter race at the Florida Hersheys Track & Field meet in Miramar. He ran 2 minutes, 22 seconds. The win puts Jeffries, whos heading into ninth grade this fall, up for a spot in the North American Final meet in Hershey, Pa., on Aug. 3. Hell find out soon how his time stacks up against runners in nine other states in Floridas region. Jeffries also took third place in the softball toss competition at the state meet, throwing the ball 185 feet on the fly. No one would have thought those accomplishments possible after the then-12-year-old suffered a broken tibia and fibula in his lower leg after a collision with his own goalie during the Key West game. It was the first game of that season and his first varsity appearance with the Dolphins.Jeffriesmother, Leslie Lindsey, is a teacher and girls varsity basketball coach at Marathon High. She said her son wouldnt have been running last Saturday if not for Lower Keys orthopedic surgeon Robert Loeffler.Jeffries was carted off the field to Lower Keys Medical Center where Loeffler, who was set to leave on vacation the next morning, came to see him after receiving a call from Marathon High trainer Luis Leal.It was crazy how it all went down. The injury happened at [4 or 5 p.m.] in the evening, Lindsey said. Loeffler was supposed to leave on vacation but stayed behind to take care of Keygan. It was a godsend that it played out the way it did.The recovery took seven long months, but Lindsey said the bone regrew stronger than it was before and the only reminder of the injury is four pin scars on Jeffriesright leg. For more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,JUNE 29,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B A slice of patriotism So you dont have to mess with the oven,we have the perfect icebox pie for your July 4 party.Recipe, 2B Conch Style Peace of Tibet owner brings her worldwide travels to her Islamorada jewelry shop. Column, 3B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Panther kitten makes her debutBiologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have discovered that a female Florida panther rescued as an orphaned kitten and raised in captivity has given birth just a few months after her release back into the wild. Biologists found the kitten, about a month old, last Saturday in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, just north of the Tamiami Trail on County Road 29. Thats right around where they released the young adult panther on Jan. 31. We were very excited to find this panthers kitten, said Dave Onorato, FWC panther biologist. The fact that this panther has given birth is positive news for the recovery of this endangered species and a testament to the hard work of all involved in its rescue and rehabilitation. Just an estimated 100 to 160 adult and sub-adult panthers remain in South Florida, the FWC says. Theyre on the national Endangered Species List. Biologists estimate the female panther became pregnant about three weeks after her release, when she was only 21 months old. That age is somewhat younger than the typical age of first conception for female panthers the FWC has documented. While biologists are encouraged the female became a contributor to the population so quickly, it was not completely unexpected, given that her home range is within prime panther habitat.After discovering the kitten over last weekend, biologists evaluated its health and tagged it for identification purposes to document whether it eventually becomes part of the adult population.Kitten survival rates are pretty low, but this kitten looked healthy and feisty, said Onorato. The kitten has a chance of one day contributing to the population as well. The FWC rescued the now-young-adult panther and its brother as 5-month-old kittens in September 2011 after their mother was found dead. They were raised at the White Oak Conservation Center in Yulee until ready for release. The FWC released the male in April at the Rotenberger Wildlife Management Area in South Florida.Florida residents can support panther conservation efforts through the purchase of a Protect the Panther license plate. Fees from sales are the primary funding source for the FWCs research and management of Florida panthers.The success story of this once orphaned panther giving birth in the wild following its rescue and rehabilitation would not be possible without license plate funds, said Carol Knox, FWCs Imperiled Species Section leader.To report dead or injured panthers, call the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline at (888) 404-(3922), #FWC or *FWC on a cell phone, or text Tip@MyFWC.com.Her mother was raised in captivitySOUTH FLORIDA WILDLIFEPhotos courtesy FWCMama panther makes a break for it upon her release in January.She and her brother were rescued and raised in September 2011 when their mother was found dead.Her brother was released in April. The month-old kitten is in good health and the outlook good for her to grow to adulthoood,the FWC says.This is her last weekend,when she was discovered. Soccer player makes comebackJeffries wins 800-meter at Hersheys eventBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Marathon resident Keygan Jeffries shows his first-place ribbon from the Florida regional Hersheys Track & Field Games meet in Miramar.Jeffries rests comfortably after suffering a broken tibia and fibula during a Nov. 7,2011,soccer game.Photos courtesy LESLIE LINDSEY UpperKeys rallyLITTLE LEAGUEThe Upper Keys rallied for eight runs in the fourth inning Wednesday to score their first victory, 12-4 over Kendall Blue, in the Age 910 District 8 Little League Tournament at the Key Largo Community Park.The win puts the Upper Keys all-starsrecord at 1-2 headed into their final game of South Pool round-robin play, 11 a.m. today against unbeaten leader Kendall Red. Starting pitcher David Jensen went four innings for the Upper Keyswin over Kendall Blue. Cody Kennedy closed it out in relief.Catcher Zakerie Filpes swatted two RBI doubles among the six extra-base hits by the Keys lineup. Zachery Webb cracked an RBI triple in the fifth inning after Jensen doubled. In the early innings, Hunter Dixon tripled and Liam Davis doubled. Singles by Isiah Cosme, Dillon Walters, Webb and Jensen combined with a Filpes double for the eight runs in the fourth. The top two clubs in the five-team tournament play a 7 p.m. Wednesday semifinal game at Key Largo. Winners of the North and South pools are scheduled to play for the district pennant at 11 a.m. July 6 in Key Largo.Age 11-12 The South Pool district tournament for the Majors circuit begins at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Key Largo Community Park with an opener between Doral and Kendall.The Upper Keys 11-12 all-stars play their first game at 7 p.m. Tuesday against Doral in Key Largo.Age 13-14Ateam of Junior players leaves the Upper Keys for Miami to play in todays Age 13-14 District 8 Tournament.Juniors teams from North Miami Beach, Liberty City and the Upper Keys each play two games in the opening day. The rest of the Juniors district schedule is determined by first-round results.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com
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Public Meetings Scheduled by and with the City of Marathon forJuly 2013Please note that more than one Marathon City Council/Board/Committee membermay participate in the meetings listed.City Council City Manager Mike Cinque, MayorRogerHernstadt Richard Keating, Vice MayorCity Attorneys Dick Ramsay, CouncilmemberGray-Robinson Chris Bull, Councilmember GingerSnead, Councilmember CITYOFMARATHONSUBJECT : DA TE: TIME: LOCA TION: *Cancelled* Nearshore Waters Committee7/4/136:00pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Meeting City Hall Closed (July 4 th Holiday)7/4/13 Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration7/4/1310:00amMHS-Sombrero Beach Road & Sombrero Beach Community Image Advisory Board7/8/134:15pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy.City Council Meeting7/9/135:30pmMarathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy.Code Compliance Meeting7/10/136:00pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting7/11/136:00pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. To view the full City of Marathon calendarplease visit ourwebsite: www.ci.marathon.fl.usPursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respec t to any matter considered at any meeting or workshop noted herein, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purposes he or sh e may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a disabled person requiring specia l accommodations or assistance, please notify the City Clerk at (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance. Published Keynoter 6-29-13 I LISTED & SOLD this lovely 3BR/2.5BA home located on beautiful Coco Plum Beach! 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The goal is to raise money to help the school buy a fullyear curriculum.The pork, rice, beans and dessert dinner is planned for 6 p.m. at the Marathon Elks Lodge, 8239 Overseas Highway, across U.S. 1 from Florida Keys Marathon Airport.Musician Papa Pete will perform, and there will be a silent auction and 50-50 raffle.Name Marathons new aquariumDynasty Marine co-owners Forrest Young and Ben Daughtry have broken ground on a public aquarium and related touch tanks at the Vaca Cut Bridge in Marathon, but itll need a name.The two, building it under the name Florida Keys Animal Encounter, say they want the community to decide, and have launched a name-the-aquarium contest. Whoevers name is chosen will get free admission for a year and can bring along three family members, as well.If two or more entrants enter the same name to be chosen, the first one entered will get the honor. Send name ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.Hospital hosts farmers marketThe Mariners Hospital parking lot will be transformed into a farmers market on July 13 from 8 a.m. to noon.Employees at the hospital at mile marker 91 bayside hold the market as a fundraiser for Project Backpack, an annual event to raise money to buy school supplies, which will be donated to children whose families cant afford to purchase them. In addition to fresh fruit and vegetables, shoppers can expect to find orchids, baked goods and an array of handcrafted items such as jewelry.Sanctuary seeking Eco-Discover helpThe Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is seeking volunteers at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center in Key West to interact with and educate visitors about the Keys marine environment.Anyone interested should be able to contribute a minimum of four hours per week, have an outgoing personality and enjoy meeting people from all over the world. Duties include greeting visitors and answering questions about sanctuary and adjacent national parks. For more information and to apply, contact center Manager Craig Wanous at Craig.Wanous@noaa.gov or call 809-4700, Ext. 276. The Eco-Discovery Center is on the Truman Waterfront. Try this patriotic pieJust because summer seems to scream for pie doesnt mean we are eager to crank up the oven.This is especially true for the Fourth of July, when wed rather focus on the grill and preparations for fireworks. All of which is why we are especially thankful for the delicious ease of icebox pies.No baking in fact, barely any cooking at all is needed to create our sweet, rich raspberry coconut icebox pie. It blends fresh raspberries with a whipped cream-cream cheese-coconut milk filling that is cool and satisfying.While we love the combination of raspberries and coconut, feel free to substitute the berry of your choice. Strawberries, blueberries or blackberries all would be good choices. And to help you really get a jump on the festivities, this pie can be prepared up to two days in advance.What you need: For the crust:One cup toasted shredded coconut.Ten chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed.Four tablespoons butter, melted. For the filling:Quarter ounce packet gelatin.Two tablespoons water.Half a cup unsweetened fruit juice (or water).Eight ounces cream cheese, softened.Half a cup cream of coconut.Half a cup raspberry jam.One cup heavy creamTwo cups fresh raspberries.Half a cup toasted shredded coconut. To make the crust, in a medium bowl mix together the coconut, chocolate sandwich cookies and butter. Transfer the mixture to a 9inch pie pan and press it evenly across the bottom and up the sides. Set aside. To make the filling, in a small glass dissolve the gelatin in the two tablespoons of water.In a small saucepan over medium-high, bring the juice to a boil. Stir in the dissolved gelatin, then remove the pan from the heat and set aside.In a medium bowl, use an electric mixer to beat together the cream cheese and cream of coconut. Add the raspberry jam and gelatin and mix until smooth.In another medium bowl, use an electric mixer with clean beaters to whip the cream until it holds medium peaks. Working in two batches, gently fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture. Gently fold in the raspberries, reserving a few for garnish. Spoon the mixture into the prepared pie shell. Top with the toasted coconut and the reserved raspberries. Refrigerate for at least two hours.Nutrition information per serving: 520 calories; 350 calories from fat (67 percent of total calories); 39 g fat (26 g saturated; 15 g trans fats); 90 mg cholesterol; 40 g carbohydrate; 4 g fiber; 29 g sugar; 5 g protein; 190 mg sodium.Little effort and it screams Fourth of JulyBy ALISON LADMANAssociated PressTHE DINING TABLEAssociated Press photo by MATTHEW MEAD
Jewelry is easily one of my favorite fashion accessories.Alarge statement necklace can make an outfit while other designs may signify important milestones and memories, such as jewelry I received from my grandmother and the wedding ring from my husband. Jewelry differs from clothing, shoes and handbags in that it has no real purpose other than to be appealing. It doesnt keep you warm, protect your feet or carry your belongings; its merely is a form of artistic expression. Although the techniques used in making jewelry have evolved in the more than 100,000 years since jewelry was first created, there are some things that have remained the same.The first forms of jewelry comprised beaded necklaces made of shells strung together like charms not unlike many designs today. Throughout human history, jewelry has been used to express wealth and social status, as well as denote marital status, status within religion and social groups, and to celebrate milestones such as graduations, birthdays and anniversaries.Jewelry has also been made to adorn the body from head to toe with items such as hairpins to toe rings. When buying jewelry, make sure it reflects your personal style. Look for unique pieces that offer great color and texture and can be worn with a variety of items in your wardrobe. Buy what you like and mix and match bracelets and necklaces wearing, more than one at a time. The trick is to keep with a color tone to make it all come together.My favorite jewelry is oneof-a-kind pieces like those made by Renzen Dekiy Rich in her Islamorada boutique and studio, Peace of Tibet. Originally from Amdo, Tibet, she has been making jewelry since she was young and had a similar store in Tibet. Luckily for us, she found her way to the Florida Keys.On any given day, you can walk into her store and find her working on a new piece. Her handmade jewelry is made with beads purchased from trips to Tibet, India and Nepal. Most of the beads have been blessed by Tibetan monks for peace and positive energy before they are made into one of her beautiful creations. Dekiy just recently returned from an incredible buying trip through Thailand, Nepal and Tibet. New to her store are several amazing items including lots of new jewelry and handbags she has personally designed, and beautiful cashmere scarves from Nepal.Peace of Tibet is quite place of positive energy specializing in one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry and authentic finds from her travels, including handbags, scarves and accessories ranging from $20 to $300. Peace of Tibet is at 82205 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found on her blog, LeahsFabulousFinds.com. Saturday,June 29,2013 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com 4th of JulyADVERTISING DEADLINES:Florida Keys Keynoter & Key West Keynoter, Sat., July 6 pub: Deadline is Tues., July 2by 5 p.m.Classified Line Ads for July 6 pub: Deadline is Wed., July 3by 10 a.m. Classified Display Ads for July 6 pub:Deadline is Tues., July 2by 5 p.m. LAttitudes, Sat., July 6 pub Deadline is Friday, June 28 by 5 p.m. The Reporter, Fri., July 5 pub: Deadline isThurs., June 27 by 5 p.m.Classified Line Ads for July 5 pub: Deadline is Tues., July 2by 11 a.m. Classified Display Ads for July 5 pub:Deadline is Fri., June 28by 5 p.m. The Keynoter & Reporter offices will be closed on Thurs., July 4. Have a Happy & Safe Holiday! LOOKCOOLFEELGREATNEWFORSUMMEROpen 7 DaysHanky Linen Separates from CMC Bermudas, Crops, Skirts from XCVI Camis & Appliqued TeesJewelry & Home Accessories872-4491Winn Dixie Shopping Center on Big Pine Key. 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You deserve a Realtor who g ives you valuable information weekly,responds to your needs promptly and g ets the job done! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 Beautiful piece s at Peace of TibetOwner travels world to make fine jewelryCONCH STYLEThis is Renzen Dekiy Rich creating jewelry in her shop.These earrings are a good example of Richs work. Leah Maki ConchStyle Show pays homage to HommellThe Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys plans to show an interview with the late Capt. George Hommell at 7 p.m. July 8 in the Key Largo librarys community room, in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4.The program is a 20minute interview with Hommell from May 8, 1990. K Wilkinson did the interview with Chuck Tittle behind the camera. If youre familiar with sportfishing, this is an opportunity to compare history. Hommell came to the Keys from the Catskill Mountains in New York. He moved to the Upper Keys in 1945, was recalled to the military and returned in 1951, becoming a fishing guide. He started the World Wide Sportsman in 1967 and continued to guide four or five years before the business got too big and he had to spend more time with the store. Keeping with the theme of fishing, there will also be a showing of a short, silent DVD of Walter Stark tarpon fishing with a group of men at Little Bahia Honda Key. During the film, you will see the train going south on the Bahia Honda Bridge. The show is free. For more information, call Jerry Wilkinson 852-1620.He created world-known fishing empireUPPER KEYS
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,June 29,2013 John Adams gets the credit for Fourth of July celebrations. It was the nations second president, writing in 1776 to his wife, who suggested solemnizing Independence Day with pomp and parade, with shews, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other.... And so we do to this day. In the Keys, locals and visitors alike are ready to ooh and aah with aerial displays, parades, picnics, sack races and more, all to mark Independence Day. The Upper Keys R eporter sponsors its 38th annual July 4 parade and a community picnic that follows in the evening in partnership with the Key Largo Chamber of Commerce.Following is list of celebrations planned to mark the nations birthday in this ribbon of islands. In case of inclement weather, some sponsors have scheduled July 5 for fireworks if theres a rain delay on the Fourth.Key LargoThe American Heroes Parade and Picnic kicks off at 10 a.m. at Anthonys Womens Apparel, mile marker 98, and finishes at the Waldorf Plaza, mile marker 100. Then from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center, mile marker 102 bayside, families can enjoy the kid-friendly picnic complete with games, inexpensive food and beverages, even a water slide. For information, call (502) 645-3578.To cap off the holiday, check out the fireworks show on Blackwater Sound, which become even more dazzling when reflected in the calm surface of the sound.The show is to take place on the bayfront at 10 p.m. For the best views, try Sundowners, Senior Frijoles, the Caribbean Club or the Marriott Key Largo Bay Resort, all near mile marker 104 bayside. Because seating is limited, reservations are suggested. For information, call 451-4502. IslamoradaFireworks and family fun are planned for Founders Park at mile marker 87 bayside.The popular Spirit of Islamorada celebration, hosted by the village of Islamorada and the Upper Keys Rotary Club, features entertainment and activities for kids, teens, adults even dogs. The party is to run 6 to 9:30 p.m., followed by the fireworks. Guests staying at participating resorts receive admission-free wristbands. An admission fee will be charged for nonresidents not staying at a participating hotel. For information, call 853-1685. Also in Islamorada, the Hog Heaven bar at mile marker 83.4 oceanside stages a fireworks show at 10 p.m. Go by boat, personal watercraft, kayak or auto to enjoy the show.MarathonMarathon has a parade and fireworks show put on by the Marathon Rotary and Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce in one of the Keyslargest and longest traditions.Crowds gather for a patriotic parade that begins around 10:30 a.m. at Marathon High School on Sombrero Beach Road, mile marker 50 oceanside, and proceeds to Sombrero Beach. There, an all-day celebration featuring food, drink and family-friendly entertainment is to conclude with the fireworks over the beach.The deadline to apply to participate in the parade is July 1. Floats, marchers, bands, antique vehicles are among those welcome. Contact Patrick Stevens at 393-2206 or Leigha Fox at (305) 900-0749.Lower KeysThe Big Pine and Lower Keys Rotary Clubs annual fireworks are to take place at the Big Pine Park, mile marker 30 bayside, at the end of Sands Road.Live music, food and drink are to be accompanied by games and activities for adults and kids alike. The fireworks show is planned to begin at nightfall, or about 9 p.m. Admission is free and gates open at 5 p.m.For information, call 872-0106. Key WestThe 29th annual Hospice of the Florida Keys/Visiting Nurses Association picnic is set to take place at the Casa Marina Resort & Beach Club, 1500 Reynolds St. overlooking the Atlantic. Guests can enjoy live music, a silent auction, childrens activities and free Fireworks light up the KeysBeach parties, parade, picnics round out funLAttitudes StaffFOURTH OF JULYAerial spectaculars dot the night sky at fireworks displays scheduled for Key Largo,Islamorada,Marathon,Big Pine Key and Key West. Kids and grownups get in the patriotic mood last year as Key Largos fire trucks lead the annual July 4 parade sponsored by the Reporternewspaper and the Key Largo Chamber of Commerce. See Fourth,5BLove story plays out in the KeysPrinciples of Navigation, a new book set in the Keys that the publisher calls a glamorous and salty love, has just been released.The action is centered on the fictional Coral Key, somewhere between Marathon and Islamorada, and ranges all over Florida, from Pompano Beach to Sanibel Island.In the 1980s, author Peter Fong worked as a mate on a Marathon charter boat, among other jobs. New Rivers Press at Minnesota State University-Moorhead describes the action: Charter captain Rigger Tavernier never imagined he could lose his bearings in the Florida Keys, until Jenna came along. A football stars bride from a rich family, she seemed to be out of his league. But after that first night with Jenna, Rigger would give everything and more to keep her. First, however, hell have to sift through the wreck of his first marriage and the death of an old friend. For Jenna McDowell, life was supposed to run likePrinciples written by former mateBOOKS FONG Camp Bravo starts July 8The Waterfront Playhouse at Mallory Square in Key West hosts its youth summer program, Camp Bravo, July 8 to 20. Music director Robin Kaplan and choreographer Penny Leto will work with the students, who will produce a play to be performed at the end of the two-week theater project on July 20. We All Come From Somewhere Else: Young Peoples Devised Theatre Project is the name of the program, which is adapted from work done by London theater director Joss Bennathan. Camp Bravo students should be between ages 12 and 17 and eager to develop acting, public speaking, dance and musical skills. In addition, Leto said Camp Bravo is looking for young people who want to find out more about the technical aspects of theater, such as stage management, set and costume design, and lighting design. The cost is $750 but scholarships are available. Contact Leto for more information at coffeemilldance@ aol.com. Or go to www .waterfrontplayhouse.org .Kids create new productionTHEATERPast Camp Bravo students work on their production. See Book,5BSummer Stage comes to Red BarnThe Red Barn Theatre, 319 Duval St., hosts Key West Summer Stage productions starting July 1 with Moment of Grace by Bob Bowersox. One night only. July 3 through July 13, the Red Barn troupe will produce Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? There will be no shows on July 4 or 7. Tickets are $42 for July 3, 16 and 23; and $38 for the rest of the run.For more information, visit www.redbarntheatre .com or call (302) 540-6102. AnniversaryThe Southernmost Hotel is hitting a milestone 65 years welcoming guests and has planned a community anniversary celebration for July 6. Events start at noon at the hotel, 1319 Duval St., Key West. They include a Lil Miss Key Lime Pie Pageant for kids ages 6 to 10, a Key Lime Pie Festival event and a classic car show. Once the pageant is over, the fun will roll into the Bathing Beauties Pool Party until 4 p.m. Enjoy pool activities, games, giveaways, cigarette girls from the 1940s, music, a barbecue,Calendar also includes music, art exhibitCALENDARSee Calendar,5B
Saturday,June 29,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com Richard Matheson, the prolific science-fiction and fantasy writer whose I Am Legend and The Shrinking Man were transformed into films, has died. He was 87. Aspokesman for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films said Matheson died June 23 in Los Angeles. No other details were provided. With a career spanning more than 60 years, Matheson crafted stories that deftly transitioned from the page to both the big and small screens. Several of his works were adapted into films, including 1953s Hell House, 1956s The Shrinking Man, 1958s A Stir of Echoes and 1978s What Dreams May Come. Mathesons 1954 sciencefiction vampire novel I Am Legend inspired three different film adaptations: 1964s The Last Man on Earth starring Vincent Price, 1971s Omega Man starring Charlton Heston, and 2007s I Am Legend starring Will Smith.Matheson was also responsible for writing several episodes of the TVshow The Twilight Zone, as well as episodes of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Rod Serlings Night Gallery, The Martian Chronicles and Amazing Stories.His Twilight Zone installments included Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, which featured William Shatner as an airplane passenger who spots a creature on a planes wing, as well as Steel, which inspired the 2011 film Real Steel starring Hugh Jackman. I loved Richard Mathesons writing, and it was a huge honor getting to adapt his story Button, Buttoninto a film, posted Donnie Darko and The Box director Richard Kelly on Twitter on Monday. Matheson influenced several generations of storytellers. Among them were Stephen King, who dedicated his 2006 novel Cell to Matheson, and Steven Spielberg, whose first feature-length film was the made-for-TVmovie Duel, based on the Matheson short story of the same name. Richard Mathesons ironic and iconic imagination created seminal science-fiction stories and gave me my first break when he wrote the short story and screenplay for Duel, said Spielberg in a statement. His Twilight Zoneswere among my favorites, and he recently worked with us on Real Steel.For me, he is in the same category as [Ray] Bradbury and [Isaac] Asimov. Matheson was scheduled to receive the visionary award at the Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy FilmsSaturn Awards on Wednesday. The organization said the award will be presented posthumously and the 39th annual ceremony would be dedicated to Matheson. We are heartbroken to lose a writer of towering talent, unlimited imagination and unparalleled inspiration, said Robert Holguin, the academys president. Richard was a genius whose visions helped bring legitimacy and critical acclaim to science fiction and fantasy. ...clockwork: Marry the hunk, settle down, and make babies. She never thought shed pursue someone like Rigger. But when your husband is shooting blanks, sometimes you take desperate measures. Jenna grew up around the horse track, so she knows a thing or two about stud service. But when the horseplay is over, who should be the childs father? In the end, both Rigger and Jenna find their bearings, but not until they learn that the principles of navigation are nothing more than the rules of the road, and rules are made to be broken.The publisher says Fongs stories have appeared in American Fiction, Grays Sporting Journal, The New York Times Sophisticated Traveler and other publications. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Montana.Principles of Navigation is available as an eBook through the online retailer Amazon.com.Couple makes own rulesFrom Book,4BRegal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. Not available at press timeTropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 The Bling Ring (R):2:00,4:15,6:15 and 8:15 p.m. The East (PG-13):1:45,4:10,6:30 and 8:45 p.m. Star Trek Into Darkness 3D (PG-13):4:00 and 9:00 p.m. Iron Man 3 3D (PG-13):1:30 and 6:35 p.m. What Maisie Knew (R):4:20 and 8:30 p.m. Kon-Tiki (2012) (PG-13):2:15 and 6:20 p.m. Lemony Snicket's (PG):10:30 a.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Fast and Furious 6 (PG-13):Weekdays:7:00 and 9:30 p.m.;Saturday and Sunday:2:00,7:00 and 9:30 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 The Heat (R):1:40,4:30,7:30 and 10:10 p.m. White House Down (PG-13):1:00,4:00,7:00 and 10:00 p.m. Monsters University (G):1:35 and 6:55 p.m. Monsters University 3D (G):1:55 and 4:25 p.m. World War Z (PG-13):1:45,4:20,7:05 and 9:40 p.m. Man of Steel (PG-13):1:15,4:30 and 8:00 p.m. Keys Movie Times At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.Open 7 days a week Dinner 4:30 10pm Breakfast 7:30 10amCasual,Gourmet Oceanfront Dining L Attitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Filet Mignon butter tender andcooked to perfection Sunset DinnersNo w only $15.95per person7 nights a week(except holidays)Must be seated by 5:15 pm 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL! SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 06/28 WED. 07/01 White House Down(PG13)1:00; 4:00; 7:00; 10:00 The Heat (R)1:40; 4:30; 7:30; 10:10Monsters University (G)2D 1:35; 6:55 3D 4:05; 9:25World War Z (PG13)1:45; 4:20; 7:05; 9:40Man of Steel 2D (PG13)1:15; 4:30; 8:00 Denotes no passes or discounts accepted. watermelon, popcorn and cold drinks. Meal tickets are to be sold for a buffet featuring hamburgers, hot dogs and traditional fixings. Scheduled to start at 5 p.m., the event concludes with a fireworks show sponsored by the Key West Rotary Club. For information, call 294-4310, Ext. 20.To round out the Key West celebration, check out the Key Lime Festival that runs July 4 to 6. Scheduled Independence Day highlights include a Key lime pie-eating contest at noon and a 2 p.m. unveiling of what might be the worlds largest Key lime pie. Visitors can savor the fun and slices of the giant pie on Greene Street just off Duval Street. For information, call 923-7822.All the Keys will light upFrom Fourth,4B lemonade stands and drink specials all day. For more information, call 296-6577.ArtCheck out the Stephen Muldoon exhibit at Wyland Galleries of Key West, 623 Duval St. Muldoon is known for beautiful sunset scenes and shoreline vistas on canvas enhanced by presenting them on copper sheeting. The show goes through June 30. For more information, call 292-4998 or visit www .wylandkeywest.com .FilmOn June 29, the Kids Saturday Movie Club continues at the Tropic Cinema with Lemony Snickets (2004) at 10:30 a.m. The Tropic is at 416 Eaton St. Call 877-761-3456 or visit www.tropiccinema.com The weekly Ibis Bay Dive-In Movie is at 7:30 p.m. July 3 at the Ibis Bay Resort, 3101 N. Roosevelt Blvd. Its Lost Highway, a road movie by David Lynch.Kids movie club ongoing at TropicFrom Calendar,4B Its all smiles at a past Reporter July 4 parade in Key Largo. White Houseno copycatRoland Emmerich knows all about disasters.The 57-year-old filmmaker laid waste to several landmarks in Independence Day, turned New York into an ice cube in The Day After Tomorrow and leveled most of the world in .However, when it comes to his latest film, White House Down, the biggest catastrophe might not be that terrorists have commandeered Americas most famous home. Its perhaps that the action-packed film starring Jamie Foxx as the president of the United States and Channing Tatum as his impromptu bodyguard was released June 28 just three months after Olympus Has Fallen, which featured a strikingly similar undersiege White House plot with Aaron Eckhart and Gerard Butler in the parallel roles. Yet Emmerich doesnt think the coincidence is the end of the world.You do your film, said Emmerich. They do their film. I remember when there were two volcano and two meteor movies. I thought, Isnt Hollywood stupid to do that?All of a sudden, I was in the same situation, and I said, Im not stopping.I like my script. I have the two coolest dudes I always wanted to work with together in one film. Im not stopping.White House Down focuses on Sgt. John Cale, a Capitol police officer played by Tatum who is touring the White House with his daughter right after tanking an interview for a Secret Service job. When rogue former soldiers and government employees begin wreaking havoc on Pennsylvania Avenue, Cale must step up to rescue his daughter and the president. While there are more than a few similarities between the films, there are some differences. The Olympus Has Fallen baddies were led by a former North Korean terrorist who kept Eckharts President Asher in captivity for most of the movie. The White House Down villains are a rag-tag band of mercenaries who spend their time hunting down Foxxs President Sawyer. The biggest contrast is that FilmDistricts Olympus Has Fallen was rated R and Sonys White House Down, which was originally set for a November launch, is rated PG-13. Its a lighter, less violent occupation of the presidential palace. Emmerich said he encouraged just as many jokes from Tatum and Foxx as he did stunts during filming last year in Montreal. You have to release a lot of tension with humor, said Emmerich. I personally dont like movies that are too intense. I just dont like them, so when Im making something as intense as this when a girl is constantly at gunpoint, you have to figure out ways to laugh in between. Otherwise, it becomes too fast and not enjoyable anymore. Emmerich first learned another White House takeover movie was in the works when he traveled to Louisiana to meet with Foxx about the commander-inchief role. At the time, Training Day director Antoine Fuqua wasnt attached to Olympus Has Fallen, so Emmerich didnt take the movie seriously. He still hasnt seen it and doesnt intend to for a while. I will probably watch it at Christmas when all is said and done, the director said with a smirk. When it comes to likeminded movies, theres no conclusive box-office evidence that going second is a death sentence. Sure, Dantes Peak grossed more than Volcano when it erupted two months earlier in 1997, but Armageddon outperformed Deep Impact when it struck seven weeks later in 1998. Last year, Snow White and the Huntsman mined more than double at the box office two months after the debut of fellow live-action Snow White adaptation Mirror Mirror. Olympus Has Fallen, which also starred Angela Bassett and Morgan Freeman, opened higher than expectations last March, earning $30.3 million in its first weekend after distributor FilmDistrict originally pegged it at somewhere in the under-$20 million range. The thriller has gone on to bank $98.4 million in North America. Emmerich isnt concerned by such figures. You make your own thing and hope for the best, he said. Thats it.Similar flick j ust released 3 months agoBy DERRIK J.LANGAssociated PressMOVIESPhoto courtesy SONY PICTURESThis is Maggie Gyllenhaal in a scene from White House Down. I Am Legendauthor dies at 87Matheson penned some of best sci-fi worksBy DERRIK J.LANGAssociated PressOBITUARIES
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,June 29,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 549916 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on July 17, 2013 at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Harvey Government Center, 1100 Truman Avenue, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE MONROE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AMENDING SECTION 19-33 OF THE MONROE COUNTY CODE; PROVIDING FOR AN EXCEPTION TO RIGHT-OF-WAY USE PERMITS TO ALLOW LIMITED LANDSCAPING BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR INCORPORATION INTO THE MONROE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Dated at Key West, Florida, this 19th day of June, 2013. AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 549929 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on July 17, 2013 at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Harvey Government Center, 1100 Truman Avenue, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 055-2000 IN ITS ENTIRETY; SETTING THE BOND AMOUNT EACH COUNTY OFFICER MUST PURCHASE PURSUANT TO CHAPTERS 137, 28 AND 30, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING FOR INSURANCE COVERAGE IN LIEU OF BOND IF INSURANCE PROVIDES COVERAGE IN EXCESS OF THE BOND AMOUNT REQUIRED; PROVIDING FOR SEMIANNUAL REVIEW OF THE BONDS OF ALL COUNTY OFFICERS IN JANUARY AND JUNE OF EACH YEAR TO ENSURE SUFFICIENCY PURSUANT TO F.S. 137.05; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Dated at Key West, Florida, this 19th day of June, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 549933 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDERADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on July 17, 2013 at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Harvey Government Center, 1100 Truman Avenue, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County ordinance: AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO HOMESTEAD TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR SENIORS; CREATING SECTION 23-42 OF THE MONROE COUNTY CODE; GRANTING AN ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION EQUAL TO THE PROPERTYS ASSESSED VALUE, FOR PERSONS AGE 65 AND OLDER WHO HAVE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE TITLE TO REAL ESTATE WITH A JUST MARKET VALUE LESS THAN $250,000.00 AND A HOUSEHOLD INCOME THAT DOES NOT EXCEED $27,030; REQUIRING DELIVERY OF THE ORDINANCE TO PROPERTY APPRAISER; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR INCORPORATION INTO THE MONROE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Dated at Key West, Florida, this 19th day of June, 2013. AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 549935 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 29, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the followin g : g INSTALLATION OF FIRE HYDRANTS IN MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 549937 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 1, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: COMPENSATION & CLASSIFICATION STUDY SERVICES MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 555735 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/12/2013, 08:00 am at 189 US HIGHWAY 1 KEY WEST, FL 33040-5476, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ANCHOR TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FMEU17L0VLB37280 1997 FORD 1YVGE31D6T5587017 1996 MAZDA NOVIN0200842407 2009 HOMEMADE UNK UNK BOAT UNK UNK BOAT Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 556071 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-000109-K Division: PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM R. STINE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS A GAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of William R. Stine, deceased, File Number 13-CP000109-K by the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Divison, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida, 33040; that the decedents date of death was December 24, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $8,377.24 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name William R. Stine Living Trust Address 10 Cormorant Lane Key West, Florida 33040 A LL INTERESTED PERSONS A RE NOTIFIED THAT: A ll creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. A LL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER A PPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, A NY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is June 29, 2013. Person Giving Notice: William D. Stine 10 Cormorant Lane Key West, Florida 33040 A ttorney for Person Giving Notice: James W. Collins A ttorney Florida Bar Number: 0173444 THE ANDERSEN FIRM, P.C. 7273 Bee Ridge Road Sarasota, FL 34241 Telephone: (866) 230-2206 Fax: (877) 773-1433 E-Mail: JCollins@theandersenf irm.com Secondary E-Mail: TSorah@theandersenfirm.com Published June 29, July 6, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 556824 LOST/ABANDONED PROPERTY NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission took custody of a double person, orange kayak with 1 black paddle. The vessel was found lost/abandoned on 5/25/13, near Whale Harbor Station, Oceanside on state waters in Monroe County. Pursuant to Florida Statute 705, the property will be disposed of unless a claim by the rightful owner or the lien holder is received by July 3rd. Send claims in writing to: FWC, Division of Law Enforcement, 2796 Overseas Highway, Suite 100, Marathon, FL 33050. Attention: Costoya, FWC-13-OFF-5397. Published June 29, July 6, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 557741 Florida Keys Council of the Arts Notice of Upcoming Meetings Advisory Board Planning Committee Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 10:00 a.m. Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West Artists in Schools Grant Panel Monday, July 15, 2013, 11:00 a.m. Marathon Community Theater Lobby 5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon MM 49.5 Ocean Meetings are open to the public and all are invited to attend. Questions? Call the arts council office at 295-4369. Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 558090 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. CAK12000631 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE LUMINENT MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-2 MORTGAGE LOAN PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-2 PLAINTIFF, VS. CYNTHIA L. SUTTON A/K/A CYNTHIA SUTTON, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2013 in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Monroe, Florida, on Jul y 12, 2013, at 11:00 A.M., y at courthouse steps 500 Whitehead St., Key West, FL 33040 for the following described property: Unit 203, Building Two, of SOUTHPARK CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium dated April 5, 1983, recorded in Official Redord Book 882, Page 1127, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, together with all its appurtenances according to the Declaration; SUBJECT, however, to all the provisions of the Declaration of Condominium, conditions, restrictions, limitations and easements of record (without re-imposing the same by this reciation). A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: June 7, 2013 A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk By: Shonta McLeod Deputy Clerk of the Court Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Road Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso at 305-292-3423, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published June 29, July 6, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 558309 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-110-K Lower Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF CHARLES C. HOLLOWAY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Charles C. Holloway deceased, whose date of death was May 14, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is June 29, 2013. Personal Representative: Martha J. Hensle y y 18657 McKeon Court Noblesville, Indiana 46062 A ttorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner A ttorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: email@example.com Published June 29, July 6, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 558804 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/10/2013 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 #107 Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are as-is and final. 5TDKK3DC9DS296678 2013 TOYOTA 3FAFP3139YR111728 2000 FORD 1GDKC34J7WF050027 1998 GMC 1C3CDZAB5DN605179 2013 DODGE 1FAFP4047WF151932 1998 FORD RFVPAP5A4C1009584 2012 MOTI 4M2DV11W1TDJ30565 1996 MERCURY Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 558865 CALL FOR BIDS CITY OF KEY COLONY BEACH REPLACE CHEMICAL BUILDING DOORS AND LOUVERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Utility Board of the City of Key Colony Beach, Florida requests sealed bids for the following: 1. Replace existing double door, single door and louvers of the chemical building with a new non-metallic double door, a new single door and new louvers of same sizes. Door and louver replacement is to include the replacement of the existing frames. Frames are also to be of non-metallic material. 2. Doors and louvers must meet FBC 2010 with NOAs meeting large missile impact requirements. 3. Scope of work includes removal of existing doors, louvers and frames, installation of new doors, louvers and frames, and patching and painting of work areas. 4. Debris must be removed and area cleaned to pre-construction conditions. 5. Bidders must submit licensing and proof of insurance with bids. 6. All work must adhere to City, County, State and Federal regulations. 7. All questions may be directed to Dave Evans at 305 522-6545. Specifications, bid response form and contractual requirements must be obtained from City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, FL 33051, phone 305 289-1212, extension 0. SEALED BIDS may be submitted as follows: 1. MAIL to the City of Key Colony Beach, Utility Board, P. O. Box 510141, Key Colony Beach, FL 33051 2. FAX to 305 289-1767 3. DELIVER to City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, FL 33051 SEALED BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 3:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY JULY 12, 2013 TO BE OPENED IN THE OFFICE OF THE UTILITY CLERK. A re p ort of the bids KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ONLINE (305) 743-5551 Classifieds
Saturday,June 29,2013 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN p will be made by Dave Evans at the Regular Utility Board Meeting beginning at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, City Hall. PLEASE MARK ENVELOPES A S FOLLOWS: CHEMICAL BUILDING DOORS AND LOUVERS OPENING DATE: JULY 12, 2013 Published June 29, July 3, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 559096 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on July 17, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at the Harvey Government Center, 1200 Truman Ave, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to review and receive comments concerning the following: Noise Compatibility Program Key West International Airport Part 150 Noise Study This public hearing is being conducted to afford adequate opportunity for review and comment on the Noise Compatibility Program which is the result of the active and direct participation of the States, public agencies and planning agencies in the areas surrounding the airport, aeronautical users of the airport, the airport operator, and the general public who submitted their views, data, and comments on the formulation and adequacy of the Program. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Dated at Key West, Florida, this 26th day of June, 2013. AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 559236 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Harvey Government Center 1200 Truman Avenue,2nd Floor, Key West, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MONROE COUNTY AMENDING SECTION 6-23 OF THE MONROE COUNTY CODE CLARIFYING THE DEFINITION OF NORMAL MAINTENANCE OR ORDINARY MINOR REPAIR WORK; AMENDING SECTION 6-100(a) OF THE MONROE COUNTY CODE INCREASING THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THE BUILDING PERMIT EXCEPTION FOR MINOR REPAIRS FROM THE CURRENT AMOUNT OF $1,000 TO $2,500; CLARIFYING THE APPLICABILITY AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS SECTION; CLARIFYING NO FEE FOR INVASIVE EXOTIC VEGETATION REMOVAL, CLARIFYING THE EXCEPTION FOR WORK IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS; REMOVING TOOL SHEDS FROM THE LISTED EXCEPTIONS WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF JULY 1, 2013; REMOVING SHUTTERS FROM THE LISTED EXCEPTIONS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 2924441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m., no later than ten (10) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711" Dated at Marathon, Florida, this 26th day of June, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 559370 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Harvey Government Center 1200 Truman Avenue,2nd Floor, Key West, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MONROE COUNTY AMENDING SECTION 6-237(a)(1) CLARIFYING THE METHOD IN WHICH A CONTRACTORS CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY MAY BE OBTAINED; PROVIDING FOR DEADLINES FOR APPLICATIONS AND TESTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 2924441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m., no later than ten (10) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711" Dated at Marathon, Florida, this 26th day of June, 2013. AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 559581 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Harvey Government Center 1200 Truman Avenue,2nd Floor, Key West, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MONROE COUNTY AMENDING SECTIONS 6-240(a); 6-240(b); AND 6-242 CONCERNING CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCY; PROVIDING A GRACE PERIOD FOR THE PAYMENT OF LATE RENEWAL FEES; CLARIFYING THE LATE RENEWAL PENALTY AMOUNT AND PROVIDING FOR RELIEF FROM THIS SECTION BY THE CONTRACTORS EXAMINING BOARD UPON GOOD CAUSE SHOWN BY THE HOLDER OF THE CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY; PROVIDING FOR AN APPLICATION AND FEE FOR RENEWAL OR REINSTATEMENT REQUEST ; AMENDING THE TITLE OF SECTION 6-242; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 2924441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m., no later than ten (10) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711" Dated at Marathon, Florida, this 26th day of June, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published June 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Chihuahua Puppies for sale 8 weeks old. Full blooded, $50 each. In Tavernier. Please call (305) 433-1182 PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. U.S. Old Coins Especially Pennies. Unwanted or broken gold + silver jewelry. Best price guaranteed. Private collector. 743-5780 MARATHON / GRASSY KEY OPEN HOUSE SUN, 10-2 Fabulous location surrounded by million dollar homes. An oasis of privacy and lush natural beauty. 2 bed/2 ba CBS stilt home on 1 acre. Kayak access. $399K. FSBO. 368 Perry Ave. (305)394-5552 grassykeyhouseforsale.comKEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. Lot rent $500/mo. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-58413 BR / 1 BA MM 86 Across from Founders Pk. Unfurn., quiet neighborhood. $1500 / mo. + util. F/L/S, Ref. req. Call (305) 942-0197. CUDJOE KEY MM 222br/2ba Unfurn, canal front, dock, scrn prch, ample storage. $1600/mo F/L/S. Call Al Leder, Preferred Properties, 305-304-7359 Grassy Key57413 Goodley 3 BR, 2 BA stilt home on large corner lot. Tile, DW, lrg patio, and huge covered carport. $1650 F/L/S. 678-867-7696 MARATHON Charming 3/1 home + 1/1 private guest house. Great neighborhood! Tropical yard. $2200/mo., FLS. Call Andy 561-212-3045 IslamoradaMM90 2BR/1BA, 2ndfloorcleanCBShome. Convenientlocation(stores, hosp,etc).Fencedbackyard& patio.Screenedfrontporch. W/D,shutters.Unfurn.$1300/ mo.+util.&FandL.No smoking.Smallpetok.Avail 1stweekJuly.CallDave(561) 436-4763 LAYTON 2 BED 2 BATH On cannel 50 Dock $1,700 FLS No Pets (305) 394-3485FL CITY / HOMESTEAD 2/2 townhouse. Gated comm. Long term only. F/S $1100 / mo. No sec. 8. Assoc. Approval req. Call Lisa Bradeen @ (305) 852-8477ISLAMORADA Furnished 1/1 condo. Pool, tennis, garage, laundry, boat dock, ramp, storage yard 25 max. $950mo. F/L/S. No pets. 305-338-0486 MARATHON 2/1 Unfurnished condo. $1,200/mo. F/L/S. Call Barbara McKee CBSRE 305-289-6499 GroundLevelHome-Big PineKey Clean2Bedroom,1 Bath,TileFloors,CentralA/C, Washer/Dryer,Shed,Fenced Yard,WoodedLotson2sides, NearBoatRamp,Locatedin EdenPines,BigPineKey. $1,300Call:305-395-1446 MARATHON MOBILE HOME For rent. Must have security and references. Call 305-743-6519 RV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519 RV LOTS FOR RENT Islamorada MM 81.6 bayside. Weekly, monthly, yearly. Call for rates. Dock space avail. (305) 393-3377 GRASSY KEY Small apartment, 1 person. $740/month + utilities. 305-481-4301 MARATHON Unfurn effcy apt. A/C. No smoking, no dogs. Share W/D. Lease. $695 + electric, cable. 305-900-0113 MM 106 O/S 1BR / 1 BA Completely renovated, all tile floors. W/D & lots of off street parking. $700 / mo. + util. F/L/S Call (305) 261-9835. Were seeking a 2/2 unfurn dwelling in nice neighborhood of Marathon or KCB. Quiet, no pets. Long term, 2-5 years. $1200-$1400. 201-437-0736 Available office or desk space. Attractive professional building. Hwy frontage, Marathon. Call: 305-731-1183; 305-731-9751 CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE. Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 NOW HIRING F/T CLERICAL / Admin. Asst. Must know Quick Books, should be computer savy. Call 451-4722 or email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org Officehelpneeded Lookingforaofficeassistant thatisbilingual,highly knowledgeablewithMicrosoft Office2007orhigher. experiencewithQuickBooks Enterprisewillbeaplus.305453-9304 email@example.com CARPENTERS & LABORERS Must have tools & transportation. Long term employment. Top pay for quality minded individuals. Must pass background check. Call (305) 852-2806. EXPDCARPENTERS Must have own transportation, hand tools, tool pouch, past employment ref. No drunks or drugs. 289-7655, Marathon. Monroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. PLANTATION BOAT MART is now hiring an energetic, professional person for our Parts Dept. Apply in person at 90400 Overseas Hwy. CARPENTER & LABORERS Must have tools and car. 305-731-8872 Debbies Cleaning Service NOW hiring F/T or P/T cleaning personnel. Marathon area, but can live outside of Marathon. 305-481-8379 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY THE16THJUDICIALCIRCUITIS ACCEPTINGAPPLICATIONSFORA TEMPORARYOPSCOURTPROGRAM SPECIALISTIPOSITION.Thispositionisa40hourperweektemporary positionscheduledtoendJune30,2014.Theessentialfunction ofthispositionistoassistintheadministrationofallforeclosure casesinthePlantationKeyDivision.Thispositionrequires significantorganization,performingavarietyofcomplex administrativeduties;seecompletejobdescriptionat www.Keyscourts.net. Mustbecomputerproficientandhavethe abilitytocommunicatebothorallyandinwriting.Position requiresahighschooldiplomaorgeneraleducationdegree (GED)andknowledgeofthelegalsystemandcourtprocedures. Thesalaryforthispositionis$15.41perhourwithnobenefits, andwillbebasedinPlantationKey.Thesuccessfulapplicant willberequiredtopassacompletebackgroundcheck. PleasesendaresumeandStateofFloridaapplicationto firstname.lastname@example.org ormailtoPersonnel,16thJudicial Circuit,302FlemingStreet,KeyWest,Florida33040byJuly5th, 2013.Applicationcanbefoundatwww.Keyscourts.net. Wedonotdiscriminateonthebasisofrace,religion,sex,ageordisability. Ifyouneedaccommodationstoparticipateintheapplication/selectionprocess, pleasenotifyusinadvanceat(305)295-3652;tomakecallthrough theFloridaRelayCenter,youcandial7-1-1. Ifyouareupbeat,outgoing, andateamplayer, TheateroftheSeahasan opportunityforyou! ThtfthSilkif TheateroftheSeaisnowhiringin theparrotandphotodepartment. Applicantsmustbeavailabletowork weekendsandholidays.Experience preferredbutnotrequired.Pleasefaxor emailresumesto305-664-8162,email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org. S S k i l l e d C a r p e n t e r s & L a b o r e r s W a n t e d Tools&Transportation amust!P P l a n t a t i o n K e y A r e aC a l l ( 3 0 5 ) 8 5 2 8 0 0 0 EXPDCARPENTERS Must have own transportation, hand tools, tool pouch, past employment ref. No drunks or drugs. 289-7655, Marathon. Monroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. PLANTATION BOAT MART is now hiring an energetic, professional person for our Parts Dept. Apply in person at 90400 Overseas Hwy. CARPENTER & LABORERS Must have tools and car. 305-731-8872 Debbies Cleaning Service NOW hiring F/T or P/T cleaning personnel. Marathon area, but can live outside of Marathon. 305-481-8379
KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,June 29,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CUSTODIAN NEEDED For busy veterinary practice in Marathon. Duties include overall monitoring and cleaning hospital inside and outside during the day as and where it is needed. Prefer experience with maintenance. Some minor animal handling may be required. Must be able to lift 60 lbs. Shift hours are 6am to 3pm. Salary based on experience with nice benefit package. Please apply at Marathon Veterinary Hospital, 11187 Overseas Hwy or call 305-743-7099POOL MAINTENANCEMiddle Keys resident preferred. CALL 305-849-5934HOUSEKEEPER for small resort in Long Key. Must be dependable and have own transportation. Please call 305664-5130 between 9-6. Lobby Concierge MM48 Hammocks. $500-600/wk. @ 30 hrs. Benefits in 90. Get Ap at Front Desk. Career oppty. act today.THE MOORINGS is seeking a friendly, self motivated, team player for Guest Services; duties include beach attendant and assisting guests with luggage, etc. Appearance counts. Please pick up an application @ 123 Beach Rd, Islamorada FL or fax resume to 664.4242 or email to moori email@example.com THE MOORINGS is seeking self motivated, detail oriented and hard working individuals to fill positions in Housekeeping. Please submit an application /resume @ 123 Beach Rd., Islamorada. MM 81.5 ocean side or email: firstname.lastname@example.org THE EARLY LEARNING COALITION seeks to fill a vacancy in its Key Largo office: Eligibility/Child Care Resource and Referral Specialist The Specialist will interview parents to provide referrals for available child care options and/or determine eligibility for SchoolReadiness and Voluntary Prekindergarten programs. AA degree and prior experience in early childhood, eligibility determination or customer service desired. Bi-lingual strongly preferred. Please forward resumes to: email@example.com by July 5th. EXPERIENCED HELP ONLY Breakfast Cook Prep Cook, Line Cook Host/Hostess Waitstaff Bartender Bus Person Front of House Managers Apply in person: Sunset Grille & Raw Bar, 7 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon. NOWHIRING LineCook/ Dishwasher,applyinperson atKINGSeafood.10925 OverseasHwy,Marathon305735-4132 Stonecrabfresh@aol.com NOWHIRING SERVER AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers lic. & tools! Also hiring delivery drivers and installers. Call (305) 664-3662. F/T SECURITY GUARD NEEDED Islamorada area. 305-684-0033 Licensed Boat Captains needed in Big Pine Key. Please contact Seacamp (305) 872-2331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org MARATHON PLUMBER AND PLUMBERS HELPER. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass drug test. (305) 731-7797 PlumbersandPlumbers Helpers Applyinpersonat 107005thAveGulfMonday throughFriday9:00until 12:00.Plumbers,experience necessary.Willingtotrainthe email@example.com Plumber/Sewer Installer With backhoe experience. Marathon area. Clean DL req. Pay for experience. Call 305-743-4245 or email: jm @3rdgenerationplumbing.comSEA TOW ISLAMORADA Looking for FT & PT captains. Must have captains license and tow endorsement. Contact Ernie at 305-664-4493 1979 38 Marine Trader, aft cabin trawler. Great liveaboard. Simple, solid, economical. Ford Lehman 120. Fiberglass decks. Two hard tops. ALL reasonable offers will be considered. Located in Melbourne, FL. Health forces sale. Asking $45,000.00. 850-843-0080100556393-01Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW! Summer Special $450/mo. Sombrero/Dockside Marina, www.sombreromarina.com 305-743-5663, Marathon 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $20,000 obo 305-522-2702, Islamorada 34 CRUSADER, CAT 3208 CRAB/LOBSTER BOAT. Located in Marathon. $35,000. 305-815-1937 39 FITZ FISHING BOAT Powered by 3406 Catepillar, Double booms, ready to go! $70K, obo. 239-825-4778 or 239-825-4782 40 Fitz Lobster, Crab boat 8V92TTI. 2 1/2 -1 transmission Complete electronics. Twin hydraulic haulers. Turn key. $55,000 Carlos, 727-326-2437 43 TORRES COMM. BOAT lobster tags, lobster traps, forklift, compressor and staple guns. Call between 6 8 PM (305) 320-4185. All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com HidesforSale CowHidesfor SaleforStoneCraband LobsterFishing.Bagged Trimmingsalso.Fullloadscan bedelivered.CallHAKHides at352-804-8194forpricing. 352-804-8194 MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 44K mi, hard & soft tops, roll bar, suspension lift kit, prem. stereo & satellite radio, prem. whls. $13,000. 305-923-0718 2007 GMC YUKON DENALI Loaded! $16,2000 Call (305) 619-0572 CLEANING SERVICES $80 Includes all bedrooms Residential & Commercial Affordable rates! 305-896-0175 A/C ARTIC TEMP Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic#CAC 053827, 743-5288 A/CWindswept A/C & Appliances "Shut your windows, shut your doors, you aint gonna be hot no more!" Lic # CAC056989 289-1748 Plumbing Ernest E. Rhodes Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 CABINETS FREDS BEDS KITCHEN KORNER Real Wood Cabinets;Particle Board Prices. Mrthn. 743-7277 Concrete Designs Protect & beautify any concrete surface. Custom artwork by Ed Moran! Deco coatings, stained pavers etc! Lic# SP3136. 305-923-0654 www.keysdecoconcrete.com ELECTRICKelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. REDECORATE IN A DAY Affordable decorating using existing furnishings. Also organizing, assist move-ins. Lybrand Redesign 292-2682 TIKI HUTS NEW & REPAIR 305-664-0099 Lic# CYC 000002ISLAND DOG PETSITTING Service / my home or yours. Reasonable rates. Call Linda at (305) 923-6738. MM 103 MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit.Part-TimeBehavioralHealthTherapistProvidingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealthand substanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.FloridaLicense Required:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred.Fulltime.CaseManagerCoordinatingandprovidingservicestoadultsinKeyWest.Bachelors inHumanServiceFieldand1yearexperiencerequired.Full-Time.RN/LPNPerDiemNurses PartandFullTimefortheCrisisStabilizationUnit/DetoxUnitin Marathon.Specialincentivesoffered.FrontOfficeReceptionistMarathon.FullTime.Minimumoftwoyearsinaprofessional supportstaffpositionandproficiencyinMicrosoftOfficerequired.SubstanceAbuseCounselorForJailIncarcerationProgramatMonroeCountyDetentionCenterinKey West.BachelorsinHumanServicesrequiredCAPandBilingualpreferred.FamilyInterventionSpecialistScreen,assess,referralandlinkageforindividualswithsubstanceabusedisordersand/ormentalhealthissuesintheLower andMiddleKeys.Co-locatedbetweentheGuidance/CareCenter andDCFoffices.Bachelorsdegreeinamentalhealthdiscipline andwithatleasttwoyearsofrelevantexperiencerequired.CAP and/orMasterspreferred.Full-time.BehaviorialHealthTherapistProvidingservicestochildren&familiesatschoolsandclienthomesin theLowerKeyscommunity.Master'srequired;Licensedpreferred.F/T.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences;3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreeningpriortoanyofferofemployment.Sendresumetohr -firstname.lastname@example.org EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply Deliverournewspapers 2-5daysaweekinMarathon.Nocollectingrequired. StopintheMarathonofficeat 3015OverseasHighway tofilloutanapplication. Pocket someextraCASHPocket someextraCASHPayofftheboatorcar ABASSPROSHOPSAFFILIATEComeworkinourModernRestaurantWEAREACCEPTINGAPPLICATIONSFOR: LineCooks BartenderApplicantsmusthaverelevantexperienceApply@RestaurantAdministrativeOffice 81532OverseasHwy.,MM81.5Bayside Islamorada,FL33036NOPHONECALLSPLEASEEqualOpportunityEmployer-DrugFreeWorkplace TOMTHUMBFoodStores,Inc. OffersthefollowingpositionsinMONROECOUNTY*Managers&ManagerTrainees *AssistantManagers *StoreClerksThreeshiftsavailable:6amto2pm 2pmto10pm 10pmto6amToapplypleasecall786-295-5307 andaskforClevelandMathis Wewilltrain. Noexperienceneeded. Competitivewagesandbenefits.DFWP.E.O.E. IHOPofMarathon UnderNewManagementNowhiringforallshifts: CooksServers ManagersBussersHost/HostessApplyinpersonto 6495OverseasHwy,Marathon orcall305-743-5952 Join Team Hammocksand work in a fun and exciting environment. We offer growth opportunities,a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.POSITIONS A V AILABLE : Experienced Line Cook and Grill Cook Seasonal Bartenders Activities Person ( Previous camp counselor,swimming,arts & crafts exp.a plus)Apply in person: 1688 Overseas Hwy.,Marathon MM 48.2 BaysideEqual Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace YOU HAVE IT.Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in our classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or email@example.com RENTING?BUYING? SELLING?Use the KeynoterClassifieds for all your real estate needs. 743-5551