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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .1B Business . . . . . .9A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .8A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .6AINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,AUGUST 11,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.64 25 CENTS In L'AttitudesThe Marathon Community Theater dives into The Dixie Swim Club'. Story, 4B me w lostects include conch architecture, freeroosters, cats and of friends and people et. rganizers say that ons work was donated he Custom House after death in 2005. His ntessential Key West yle makes his art appealing both tourists and locals. The WPAArtist exhibit s drawn from the Custom House art collection. It represents work done by artists who came to the Keys in the 1930s during the Great Depression. After the 1925 hurricane wipedout the Overseas WestbecameStrong women roles,stories imbue The Dixie Swim ClubWooten, sets the stage: As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee. The challenges are many and include men, rriage,parenting, kofit stark contrast to the frustrations of her personal life. Lexie, pampered and outspoken, is determined to hold on to her looks and youth as long as possible. She enjoys being married over and over and over again. hself-deprecating tte engagement Aug. 23-25 will be a reading of the play, which takes place in the theater gallery. The audience is welcome to sit comfortably their seats, niggling on tasty treats and sipping beer, wine or soft drink during the show, said Bonnie Greenberg, gen manager. thisproductionMarathon cast reprise run Aug.23-25titu d e sS taffT H E A T E R C o n trib u te d P h o t oOn stage during Januarys successful run of The Dixie Swim Clubare cast members Jennifer Mixon-Eick,Laura Hutt,Jennifer Powell,Trish Hintze and Christine Harrison. apestries have Ready to rumbleKeys football teams take to the field during their first official practices of the year. Stories and photos, 1B and 2B Group:Require land acquisitionFlorida's conservation buys of sensitive lands, which have nearly ground to a halt, must resume, says a statewide coalition of environmental groups. Atroubled economy and the current political thrust of the Florida Legislature have forced large cutbacks in the amount of money dedicated to protecting the state's remaining wild lands, backers of the Florida Water and Land Legacy Campaign said Tuesday. "It is more important than ever to have an active land-acquisition program," said Charles Lee of Florida Audubon, one of the groups joining the Legacy effort. South Florida and the Everglades, where urban areas abut unique wild environments, is a case in point, he said. "In that kind of interface, the bottom line is that land not purchased for management eventually will be paved over," Lee said. "If the state doesn't buy it, it's going to be a Walmart parking lot." The Florida Water and Land Legacy Campaign is collecting signatures for an amendment to the state Constitution that would dedicate about $10 billion over the next 20 years to land preservation. The amendment would require that a third of all document tax revenue be earmarked for Everglades restoration, the Florida Forever program and other environmental projects for the next 20 years. If approved in a planned 2014 statewide referendum, the proposal would go into effect July 1, 2015. The Florida Keys have been a primary focus of Florida Forever and other state conservation purchases for more than 20 years. Where Florida once regularly spent about $300 million annually to acquire sensitive lands, the current budget allocates around $8.5 million toward conser-Environmental organizations look for 2014 constitutional changeENVIRONMENTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgSee Glades,2A SEX ON THE REEF Questions arise overdepartureFishermen's Community Hospital Board Chairman Michael Cunningham says former board member Ginger Snead used hospital information to further her own business interests. Snead, a Marathon City Council member and owner of the physical therapy clinic Advantage Rehab & Fitness, resigned from the board Tuesday. "She gave us her letter [of resignation] and the reason being was based on information I feel she's had access to as a board member; she developed a business plan that is leading her to directly compete with the hospital in Big Pine as far as providing physical therapy,"Board members say Snead used inside infoFISHERMEN'S HOSPITAL SNEADSlow start for crawfish harvestAlackluster start to commercial lobster harvests this week could soon turn around, Florida Keys trappers said this week. With a full moon shining brightly when traps were returned to the water beginning Aug. 1, sluggish opening days since Monday's season start were not a surprise, said longtime Marathon fisherman Gary Graves, owner of Key Fisheries Market. "Lobster don't walk on a full moon," Graves said. "It's the same every year. There's noting I can tell you based onLobstermen keep eyes on Maine industryLOBSTER SEASONSee Hospital,2ABy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSee Lobster,3ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com Vitas getting comfortable After three weeks on the job, Key West City Manager Bob Vitas this week sat through his first meeting of the City Commission as a participant on the dais. Vitas took copious notes as commissioners discussed myriad issues and says he's using what he learns to help develop priorities. "I do take a lot of notes," he said. "The conversation tends to lend itself to an open dialogue. If you read between the lines, you really pick up onCity manager sets priorities in new roleKEY WESTSee Vitas,7ABy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comA state researcher comes across pillar coral during the annual coral spawn on Aug.4 off Key Largo.This year was different though: They found both male and female pillar coral spawning together something never seen, and which confirms female pillar coral are on our reef tract, something not proven previously. Story, 7A
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,August 11,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.9382 SUN.9379 MON.9582 TUES.9182 Forecast: Mostly cloud with 50% chance of thunderstorms for Saturday and Sunday. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches twice weekly for the presence of enteric bacteria.The following beaches have health advisories against swimming: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,Key Largo.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. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$59.53 in Florida and $56.16 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. 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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 WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSPark visitation nearly 25 millionNearly 25 million people visited Florida state parks and trails in the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to attendance figures released by the Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Park Service. State parks received about 700,000 more visitors in the last year than in the previous year, totaling more than 21.1 million visitors. Additionally, more than 3.8 million people visited state trails, which are now part of the Florida Park Service. News Service of Florida WKYZ Florida KeysPirateRadioKeyWest.com 96.7 FM 101.7 FM Keys News on the half-hour Daily (M-F) News Director Don Riggs M or nings 7:30 8:30 9:30 A f t er no ons 4:30 5:30 Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.We are a full service optometry practice that 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 Two elected with no opponentsAll five seats on the Islamorada Village Council are up for election in November, but two of the races have already been decided because of lack of competition. Deb Gillis, a former councilwoman who owns three hotels in the village, was the only candidate to qualify for Seat 1 by deadline Tuesday. Seat 1 is now represented by Councilman Don Achenberg, who decided not to seek another term. Gillis served on the council for only eight months. She was appointed to replace Cathi Hill in summer 2009 when Hill, then the mayor, resigned months before her term was up. But Gillis lost a close election in March 2010 to Bob Johnson. (Village elections have since been changed to November) Another former council member Mike Forster, owner of Mangrove Mike's Cafe, also is the winner by default for Seat 5, currently held by Mayor Michael Reckwerdt. Forster, 52, who is also part owner of the Rain Barrel Sculpture Gallery, served on the council from 2002 to 2006. Reckwerdt was term-limited out. Council members cannot serve more than four two-year terms consecutively. Incumbents Ted Blackburn, Ken Philipson and David Purdo have one competitor each for their respective Seats 4, 3 and 2. Purdo, 70, is vying for a second term against newcomer Travis Yednak. The 31-year-old is part owner of The Real Estate Book of the Florida Keys and Key West, a magazine that advertises real estate listings in the county. Yednak said this week that he doesn't have any particular problems with the way the village is being represented, but said he was encouraged to run by friends and his sense of "civic duty." "I'm smart, objective and a good listener," Yednak said. "I was encouraged by a lot of friends and decided to just go for it." Philipson, 73, is being challenged by hotelier and airline pilot Paul Bates, who has run several unsuccessful campaigns for Village Council. Bates, 52, owns the Coconut Cove Resort and Marina. His platform consists principally of hiring inside legal counsel and severing ties with Miami law firm Weiss, Serota, Helfman, Pastoriza, Cole and Boniske. Blackburn, 64, faces Todd Chandler. Blackburn is running for his first full term as a councilman. He was appointed by his fellow councilmen in December 2010 after Bob Johnson stepped down for health reasons. Chandler, general manager of the Harbor Lights Motel in Islamorada, did not return a phone call for this report.Forster,Gillis will take seats after electionISLAMORADAWoman in fatality jailedATavernier woman whom state troopers say ran over and killed a man on Monday was jailed Tuesday on a felony charge of driving with a suspended license while causing a death. Debor-ah Wilson, 54, who lists her occupation as a laborer, is being held in the Monroe County Detention Center in lieu of $150,000 bond. The Florida Highway Patrol says that about 12:30 p.m. Monday, she ran over George Hanses, 85 and also from Tavernier, in the Tavernier Towne shopping center at mile marker 91 as he crossed a walkway. She was driving a 2003 Ford. Han-ses, the 16th traffic fatality south of Florida City in 2012, was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, where he was later pronounced dead. County jail records show Wilson was arrested on July 4, 2005, for drunk driving and driving with a suspended license, and convicted that November. She also was arrested for probation violation on April 6, 2007.Her license to drive is suspendedKeynoter StaffUPPER KEYSDAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.com WILSON vation less than $1 per year for each Florida resident. "State funding to protect our most precious natural resources has slowed to a trickle," said Manley Fuller, president of the Florida Wildlife Federa-tion, a campaign member. Finishing the three Keys projects listed as Florida Forever priorities the Florida Keys Ecosystem, the Coupon Bight/Key Deer and the North Key Largo Hammocks would cost an estimated $57.2 million to purchase the desired 11,076 acres, according to a Florida Department of Environmental Protection report. Before any vote, the Florida Water and Land Legacy Campaign must gather at least 676,811 signatures to put the issue on the ballot. Other groups in the Florida Water and Land Legacy Campaign include the Trust for Public Land, the Sierra Club, the Nature Conservancy, 1000 Friends of Florida and Defenders of Wildlife. This report was supplemented with material from the News Service of Florida.Group starts petition driveFrom Glades,1A Cunningham said. Snead told the Keynoter she signed a lease Friday for a U.S. 1 location and does plan to expand her business, with a partner, to Big Pine. But she called Cunningham's accusation "a blatant lie." "What information would I have used that I didn't have as a physical therapist in this town?" she asked. "I've done absolutely nothing on that board except help the hospital run efficiently. I did everything and more to help the hospital." Fishermen's has a busy physical therapy operation of its own on Big Pine Key, but Snead told the board it's not meeting the community's need. She said there is an "18-patient waiting list" and pointed out that she helped find and design the hospital's Big Pine location, opened around a year ago. "If they can't serve the needs, someone has to do it. Because it's me, its a conflict of interest," she said. "All being on that board did was make me wait." Cunningham also said Snead was privy to information that Fishermen's would not renew contracts with cardiologist Dr. Luis Augsten and primary care physician Dr. Emma Stoll. "I was told they'd be working at least out of her office in Marathon. We're supposed to put the community first and I find it problematic she's taken privileged information to devise a business plan to compete with the hospital," Cunningham said. Snead refuted that, saying it's not been decided whether either doctor would lease space from her, nor what location. "There's absolutely no relationship with them coming to me other than that we're friends and we have been long before I was on the board," she said. Board member Jeff Coldren, a roofer, said he's OK with Snead stepping down and with her business plans. "She's in the [physical therapy] business and the board was aware of the business she was in. I don't have a problem with the way she did it. In an ideal arrangement, we wouldn't have members that might compete with us, but that's how it's been," he said. Attorney and board member David Kirwan said he's sorry to "see [Snead] leave this way. "I'm not angry with her; I'm disappointed in the way this has all played out," he said. "She has access to all the hospital financials as a board member. Now she's going to be competing against the hospital." Financial advisor and board member Peter Chapman was out of town for Tuesday's meeting but agreed with Kirwan. "I was upset to learn that information from the board meetings could potentially be used against the hospital," he said. Board member Daniel Samess, the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce executive director, declined to comment. Board member Richard Malafy, an attorney, didn't attend the meeting where Snead resigned. "All I can say is Ginger is a friend of mine and I wish her the best in her new venture," he said. Cunningham said the board is close to naming Snead's replacement. He said he wanted written approval from each of the members before the person is announced. "We want someone who can represent the community. I want to make sure this person has no conflicts of interest or any agendas," Cunningham said.Board members contend Snead now in competitionFrom Hospital,1A KEYSNET.COM
Saturday,August 11,2012 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Political advertisement, paid for and approved by Catherine Vogel, Democrat for State Attorney, Monroe CountyProfessional, Not Political!ExperienceCatherine has spent 27 years as a prosecutor, trying over 100 felony cases. She has dedicated her professional life to standing up for victims and punishing criminals.LeadershipCatherine teaches young prosecutors trial skills at the University of Florida. She is a true professional, with time tested wisdom to make the vitally important day to day decisions quickly and eectively... Without concern for politics.EthicsCatherine will try cases in the court room, not the press. She is a woman of impeccable character who has served on the Board and as Chair of the Florida Bars Disciplinary Review Committee.Catherine Vogel is the best, most qualied candidate for Monroe County State Attorney. She awlessly maintains her credentials and will never jeopardize cases with loose public talk.www.vogel2012.com Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Dental Association(305) 872-4272MM 29.75 Big Pine Keywww.keysdentist.com Dentistry for the whole family COSMETICANDRESTORATIVEDENTISTRYOFTHEKEYSChristopher D. Golden D.M.D. Bar: Immigrant eligibleThe Florida Board of Bar Examiners has found no "good moral character and fitness issues" that would disqualify an undocumented immigrant from being admitted to practice law in Florida, but awaits an opinion from the Florida Supreme Court before making a decision. In a filing Tuesday, the Board of Bar Examiners notified the Supreme Court that it determined last month that there are no such character issues that would automatically disqualify Jose Godinez-Samperio from practicing law, though it cautioned that it's possible, though unlikely, something could still come to light. Godinez-Samperio, 25, graduated from the Florida State University College of Law. But the board also notified lawyers representing Godinez-Samperio that a final decision will wait until the state Supreme Court weighs in. The letter was made public when it was sent Tuesday to the Supreme Court to be added to the record in the case. Initially, the Bar had denied Godinez-Samperio's application to the bar, even though he graduated from a Florida law school and passed the bar exam. In another filing Tuesday, the Board of Bar Examiners also acknowledged that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's recently announced change in policy regarding children brought to the country illegally likely has some bearing on the issue. The Obama Admin-istration announced in June that immigrants under 30 who arrived in the country as children, who otherwise have no criminal history and who have served in the military or graduated from high school, would be allowed to remain in the country and work. That would appear to apply to Godinez-Samperio, who was brought to the U.S. from Mexico on a visitors' visa when he was 9. His parents overstayed their visas and the family never returned.But statusas undocumented is in the wayNews Service of FloridaTHE LAWFoursaved in oceanHigh winds coupled with crowded August seas required three on-the-water rescues by Florida Keys state marine officers this week. None of the potentially dangerous incidents resulted in death or serious injury, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. On Wednesday in the Lower Keys, a 16-foot boat with two men aboard capsized near American Shoal. The sun was going down when Officer Jimmy Johnson received word of a 911 call made by cell phone. He reached the scene around 7:30 p.m. to find Jacksonville residents Jeremy Doan and Edward O'Keefe, both 39, sitting atop the overturned hull of their Baycraft boat. As the two tried to end their fishing trip, the boat's anchor line got caught in the propeller, turning the boat's stern into the rough seas. "Waves [came] over the transom and flooded the boat, causing it to capsize," the FWC reported. The boaters told Johnson that "it took only about 30 seconds to capsize." They were able to retrieve a dry box with a cell phone to call for help. Johnson took the men to the Venture Out Campground on Cudjoe Key. Asalvor recovered the boat. In a 10 a.m. Monday incident near Marathon, a diver disappeared in bad weather near East Washerwoman Shoal. "Weather conditions were heavy rain, 3to 5-foot swells and winds gusting to 15 knots," FWC officers Ryan Smith and Domingo Montalvo described. AU.S. Coast Guard boat was dispatched from its Marathon base, and a U.S. Navy helicopter flying overhead joined the search. Within minutes, the helicopter crew spotted what appeared to be the diver on the surface, not far from the FWC boat. The unharmed diver, identified only as Bruce Tusitin, was recovered and returned his boat. While on patrol Sunday in the Dry Tortugas, the FWC offshore patrol boat Peter Gladding was called to help search for a diver, Cory Rogers, 22, who had missing for more than an hour. The FWC crew calculated the likely current pattern and found Rogers about an hour later. Rogers was in the water for nearly three hours, and drifted about five miles from his boat. He gave up one of his speared fish to "the sharks that were nearby," he told the crew.Three occur the past weekON THE WATERPrescribed burn scrappedWinds too strong with rains too light forced officials to cancel Thursday's planned foliage burn on Big Pine Key. "The forecast said it would be windy Tuesday and Wednesday but it was supposed to die down Thursday," said Dana Cohen, fire-management specialist for the National Key Deer Refuge. "It became obvious that combined with less moisture than expected, we would not be able to meet" required conditions, she said. Factoring into the decision to postpone is a concern about whether firefighting resources would be available, owing to a busy fire season in western states. "The fire activity is ahead of normal out west," Cohen said. "More than likely, it will continue to increase." The prescribed burn on a 10-acre tract off the east side of Key Deer Boulevard was expected to be the only planned fire this summer. It could happen yet "but the chances are decreasing," Cohen said. The refuge would have to receive word of favorable conditions and the availability of firefighting units at least two days in advance so Big Pine Key residents could be alerted. "Prescribed fire is the burning of vegetation based on a prescription that takes into consideration fuel brush type, fuel moisture, relative humidity, air temperature, wind speed, wind direction and other atmospheric conditions," says a U.S Fish and Wildlife Statement. Aplanned fire on 20 acres of Key deer refuge land in September 2011 grew out of control and burned about 100 acres in what became known as the Blue Hole Fire. New protocols were adopted in the wake of that blaze, which forced a precautionary evacuation of the Pine Heights subdivision. The Blue Hole Fire was confined to refuge land and did not damage private property. An earlier Keynoter story incorrectly said the Blue Hole Fire was planned for a 10-acre site; it actually was planned for 20 acres.The weather, firefighters are reasons BIG PINE KEY the first week. It may take 10 or 12 days to start catching lobster. Then we could catch them every day, seven days a week." Keys Fisheries logged a modest 112 pounds of lobster on Monday, "just enough for our local restaurants," Graves said Friday. "People think there ought to be a million pounds of lobster on opening day but it doesn't work that way," Graves said. "It has not been a great start, for sure," said Marathon fisherman Bruce Irwin. Lower Keys fishermen Jason Yarbrough agreed, "We had a full moon and superclear water, which is not a recipe for success." "Once the waters dirty up, the lobsters shed and start to get hungry," Yarbrough said, "hopefully it will start to pick up." In the 2011-12 season, Florida's commercial fleet collected about 5.5 million pounds of lobster statewide, with an average dockside price of $6.61 per pound. In recent seasons, higher prices driven by demand from Asia for lobster particularly live lobster have bolstered the industry. Wholesale prices this season are starting about $1 per pound under below last year, according to scattered reports. In Maine, a banner summer harvest of soft-shell lobster caused wholesale prices to be slashed by half, to about $2 per pound. Faced with the lowest price seen in decades and supplies piling up, many boats have stopped fishing, according to Maine news reports. The situation caused an international incident when Canadian lobster fishers blocked U.S. trucks trying to deliver their catch to Canadian lobster-processing plants in New Brunswick. Live Maine lobsters seen in selection tanks are hard shells, taken in the fall. What the Maine price decline will mean to the Florida market cannot yet be determined, Graves said. "It's a worldwide market so it definitely will have an effect," he said. "But we have a long way to go before we figure out what it will be." Spiny lobster is the most important seafood catch for the Keys commercial fleet.Too early to tellFrom Lobster,1ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday,August 11,2012 RadiologistSuzanneShepherd,MD, completedherfellowshiptrainingin musculoskeletalradiologyatthe UniversityofCaliforniaSanDiego MedicalCenter. (305)743-5533shermenshospital.orgMM48.7,MarathonExpanded,ExpertMRI ServiceStartsHereState-of-the-artMRIatFishermensCommunityHospitalisnowavailableMonday throughFriday.Expandedoperationmeansappointmentsareoftenavailable within24hoursofarequest.MRIproducesextremelyaccurateimagingforamorepreciseanddenitivediagnosis, andisparticularlyusefulforjointandbackpain,liverandpancreaticdiseases,andto helpruleoutstroke,saidFishermensradiologistSuzanneShepherd,MD.Dr.ShepherdistheonlyradiologistinMonroeCountyfellowship-trainedin musculoskeletalradiology.Thissubspecialtyprovidesexpertiseinadvanced interpretationofMRIsandCTscansofbone,jointandsofttissue. AccomplishedorthopaedicsurgeonTedCollins,MD,saysherreadingofMRIsis betterthananyradiologistIhaveeverworkedwith. Convenient,expertdiagnosticimagingstartsatFishermensCommunityHospital.THEPHYSICIANSOFFISHERMENSAnesaAhamad,MD RadiationOncology LuisAugsten,MD Cardiology/InternalMedicine/CardiovascularDisease JereyBennett,MD Gynecology GeorgeBotelho,MD Orthopedics ThomasBouwkamp,MD Anesthesia ScottBurns,MD Neurology TedCollins,MD Orthopaedics AngeloConsiglio,MD Otolaryngology LawrenceGoldschlager,MD EmergencyMedicine ZhimingLi,MD Pathology JosephMorelli,DO FamilyPractice RezaKeshavarzi,MD GeneralSurgery JohnOConnor,MD FamilyPractice HarlanPettit,MD,ChiefofMedicalSta Anesthesia NealRakov,MD Gastroenterology RonaldSamess,MD FamilyPractice SuzanneShepherd,MD Radiologist StevenSmith,MD GeneralSurgery EmmaStoll,MD InternalMedicine JohnTorregrosa,DPM Podiatry JohnVerghese,MD PlasticSurgery AndrewWolszczak,MD Urology To learn more, please visit HollyRaschein.com The fiscal conservative who will represent us in Tallahassee by...Paid by Holly Raschein, Republican, for State Representative To learn more, please visit HollyRaschein.com Paid by Holly Raschein, Republican, for State Representative Vote Aug 14th Endorsed by: Holly lives in Key Largo with her husband Ryan, a small business owner, and their son, Drake. A graduate of Florida State University, Holly has been serving Monroe County in Tallahassee for nearly ten years. With unmatched experience and knowledge, Holly Raschein is the best choice to represent you in Tallahassee. Holly lives in Key Largo with her husband Ryan, a small business owner, and their son, Drake. A graduate of Florida State University, Holly has been serving Monroe County in Tallahassee for nearly ten years. With unmatched experience and knowledge, Holly Raschein is the best choice to represent you in Tallahassee. City delays Peary Court decisionAn advertising error delayed Key West City Commission approval of a change in residential density allowances for the Peary Court neighborhood in Old Town. Development firm White Street Partners is in the process of buying the 24acre, 157-unit military housing neighborhood from the U.S. Navy's housing partner firm, Southeast Housing LLC. To meet a city requirement that 30 percent of the units be affordable, White Street Partners needs to construct 48 new units. That's a density of nine units per acre, as opposed to the eight as publicly advertised. That led the commission Tuesday night to withdrew the issue for consideration so it can be taken up again after correct advertisements are circulated. White Street Partners planner Donna Bosold pointed out in making her client's case that the surrounding neighborhoods support density of up to 16 units per acre, nearly half of what's required in Peary Court. Naja Girard, who lives nearby in the Palm Avenue neighborhood, asked commissioners not to include that comparison in their decision-making. "I would urge you not to look at the density, 16 units per acre, of the neighboring areas that were built up long ago when we didn't have traffic issues like we do today or hurricane safety issues like we do today." "Please don't increase density in Key West. I don't think we need to be doing that at all anymore." Development in the Keys, a state-designated Area of Critical State Concern, is guided by hurricane evacuation clearance time. Building permits, originating with the state Department of Economic Opportunity, are granted only when vehicles associated with the housing are weighed against getting everyone out of the Keys in 24 hours. Don Craig, the city's planning director, said DEO staff would give the city 48 affordable units to accommodate the development at Peary Court. Potentially complicating the sale of the property is a lien placed against all 890 privately owned military housing units in Key West, including Peary Court, by the Monroe County Property Appraiser's Office. Property Appraiser Karl Borglum has reversed a 2007 tax exemption given the properties when Southeast Housing took ownership of the houses, but not property, from the Navy. Now, faced with an $11.4 million bill for four years of back taxes, penalties and interest, Southeast is contesting the liens through a lawsuit in Monroe County Circuit Court. Before the sale to White Street Partners can be finalized, the lien would have to be worked out via court order, payment or discounting the sale price, rumored in the $30 million range.Incorrect unit density advertisedKEY WESTBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com GET RESULTSWith KeynoterClassifieds 743-5551
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Developer Pritam Singh, who built out Truman Annex and the Parrot Key Hotel and Resort among other Florida Keys properties, wants to transform the former Jabour's Trailer Court into a densely landscaped Harborside Hotel. Singh acquired the property after a bank foreclosed on the failed Watermark condominium project. The development plan calls for off-site parking for hotel guests in a nearby city-owned lot. Singh says he will plan for and secure employee parking, but at this point hasn't analyzed his needs or found space. Guest parking in the city lot will cost Singh $104,000 per year. The employee parking issue was enough to lose Commissioner Jimmy Weekley's vote. Commissioner Mark Rossi threatened to follow suit but voted in favor. "Where are the employees parking?" Rossi asked Singh. "You told us you were going to do employee parking. Where are they parking? Off site in the neighborhoods?" "I don't have a space for them at this particular point," Singh responded. "I have to solve the parking off-site problem. We have to make arrangements." Several people who live in the neighborhood objected to the size of the planned hotel. Richard Curry, who has lived at Caroline and Elizabeth streets for more than six decades, asked, "When is enough enough?" "Traffic is out of control," Curry said. "All of a sudden when employees that live in Stock Island and everywhere else pile in there and take up the spaces so a lot of local parking is gone. The project is too large for the area. Would you like 96 units across from your house? I don't think so."Street artistsAlso Tuesday, commissioners postponed adoption of two proposed ordinances meant to regulate street artists and performers working on Duval Street. One law would prohibit artists from selling their wares within 75 feet of a store that sells similar items. The other new law would prohibit artists and performers from working on Duval from the intersection of South Street to the South Street Pier. Mayor Craig Cates and Commissioner Clayton Lopez, the respective sponsors, say they will meet with those affected and try to find a less restrictive compromise. Comm-issioner Billy Wardlow was absent.Employee parking an issueKEY WEST26 named in reportFormer Monroe County Technical Services Director Lisa Druckemiller says she's being judged prematurely for her alleged theft and reselling of 52 county-owned Apple iPads and iPhones to co-workers and others. Druckemiller, 51, entered a written plea of not guilty on Wednesday, not appearing in Monroe County Circuit Court. She's accused of two felony counts of dealing in stolen property and a scheme to defraud between $20,000 and $50,000. Referring to herself, Druckemiller told the Keynoter Friday that a 31year county employee wouldn't be compromised "in one day." She's long intimated that several co-workers were involved in the scheme. "I encourage you to wait for the report," she said, referring to a grand jury report finalized Monday. Assistant State Attorney Mark Wilson told the Keynoter that 26 "potentially censurable" individuals named in the report are entitled to a 15-day review period before it's made public. The report was finalized Aug. 3 and the final person named in it received it Aug. 7. There is a "statutory 15day limit to file a motion to either repress or expunge portions they believe are improper or unlawful. It doesn't get filed with the [Monroe County Clerk's Office] until that 15-day window comes and goes," he said. "If you're named and there's even an inference that your conduct was censurable, you get a copy." That almost certainly includes County Administrator Roman Gastesi, who's insinuated he testified before the grand jury that investigated the theft. Gastesi has admitted to paying Druckemiller cash for an iPad and two iPhones, while senior systems analyst Hank Kokenzie paid cash for three iPads and two iPhones. Wilson said it would take only one of the 26 noticed people to file a motion for the report's release to be delayed. He said such motions are "not typical, but it does happen." "The problem is that, unfortunately for people who get named, the grounds for repressing aren't, I feel I'm being unfairly criticized.'The only grounds you can raise is that the criticism falls outside the grand jury's inquiry," he said. Meanwhile, Wilson said he's discussed a potential plea with Druckemiller attorneys Ron Strauss and Robert Cintron. Cintron declined to comment on the talks. "I met with [them] on Aug. 2 and we talked for about an hour and we'll talk some more. I think we're reasonably close," Wilson said, noting time spent in jail or prison is the main sticking point. "I'm sure it won't come as any surprise they're trying to minimize the amount of time she serves. They, of course, would prefer jail. Our position is it merits prison time and so here we are," he said. Cintron did not return a Friday call for comment. Jail time is anything under one year to be served at the Monroe County Detention Center on Stock Island. Prison terms are served at larger state institutions. Druckemiller came under investigation in March when a county Fire Rescue administrative assistant noticed an $800 iPad charge on the department's monthly AT&T bill. Fire Chief Jim Callahan says it was for an iPad assigned to Capt. Steve Zavalney who never received the device. Druckemiller is tentatively scheduled to stand trial before Circuit Court Judge Wayne Miller at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at the Freeman Justice Center in Key West. "We expect it to be resolved long before that," Wilson said.Druckemiller: Don't yet pass judgmentIPAD/IPHONE INVESTIGATIONCounty: Navy EIS flawedMonroe County will ask the U.S. Navy to toss out its draft environmental impact statement for increased operations at Naval Air Station Key West and start over. When it meets Wednesday at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo, the commission is expected to OK a 12-page letter to be sent to Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast in Jacksonville that outlines 41 specific concerns. They're mostly related to increased aircraft noise. The voluminous draft EIS details existing conditions at the Lower Keys military base and considers three alternatives that would increase flight training and, subsequently, how the associated jet noise would impact area residents and the environment. "Monroe County cannot support any of the action alternatives at this time. Therefore, we respectfully request that the Navy withdraw" the draft EIS, the letter says. Commissioner Kim Wigington calls the letter "protective" and explained that by asking for a withdrawal, the county is asking the Navy to start over on the draftstage EIS, including a reevaluation of current conditions. Of the four options three alternatives and taking no action the most extreme would increase flight operations from the current 47,500 to a maximum of 57,000, in addition to swapping the F-18 Super Hornet for the newer, and in some instances louder, F-35 Lightning II. Part of the county objection to the action alternatives is the assessment of ongoing operations at NAS Key West. "We are concerned that the baseline condition ... does not accurately reflect current conditions. Without an accurate baseline condition, the analysis of the proposed alternative is flawed." Monroe County already has an ordinance that defines the area impacted by Navy jet noise and how the military and county can collaborate on zoning and development issues. That area, running from Stock Island west along the Keys to Bay Point, encompasses some 2,532 developed properties, according to county Growth Management staff. NAS Key West spokeswoman Trice Denny says public comments are incorporated into the EIS, answered by subject-area experts, reviewed by federal decision-makers and included in the final document.Commission will request a do-overMILITARYCouncil to codify hotel-room lawAnew law allowing the city of Marathon to hand out up to 200 hotel-room allocations is up for second hearing Tuesday before the City Council. The council gave initial approval at its July 24 meeting, with minor changes to the advisory Planning Commission's version of the law. It adopts changes to the city's land development regulations lifting a longstanding moratorium on new transient rental units. The city was awarded 100 new units by the state Cabinet in January, as well as the right to borrow forward another 100. The council overrode Planning Commissioner Morgan Hill's suggestion to have the law include RVs in the allocation of the units. Planning Director George Garrett said the state is clear it prefers hotel units to RVs. RVs would be ineligible for the first 100 units, but the council agreed to consider RVunits if the city borrows forward from its own pool in the future. The law would finalize numerous other criteria to apply for the units. They include a maximum allocation to any property of 25 units, or 25 percent of the total number of existing units; one active application per individual, entity or corporation; a $5,000 application fee; and demonstration of financial capability to complete the project. Tuesday's meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center. Other agenda items include: Adiscussion led by Vice Mayor Dick Ramsay regarding the Maytag Clean Laundry and its sewer-related expenses with the city. The city passed a law in 2009 allowing owner Donna Farmer to lease sewer credits and avoid paying around $260,000 over 20 years for 31.7 equivalent dwelling units. EDUs relate to the amount of water flow at a property. According to city records, the laundry's annual sewer credit assessment is $14,472. "If you add up how much she makes and how much she pays on flows ... she's losing money staying open," Ramsay said. He said he'll suggest amending the ordinance to read that Laundromats be charged for one EDU ($5,730 in the city of Marathon) regardless of water use and pay standard usage fees on top of that. Apair of resolutions approving amendments to the Faro Blanco resort allowing Key West-based developer Spottswood Cos. to increase the proposed Hyatt from 100 to 125 rooms. The City Council gave initial approval to the new plans on July 24.100 can be distributedMARATHONBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Saturday,August 11,2012 THE EFFECTIVE LEADER SOUTH FLORIDA NEEDS RON SAUNDERS Ron Saunders isnt just fighting for our families in Tallahassee, hes getting things done. Throughout his 12 years of legislative experience, Ron has been endorsed by local teachers, firefighters and law enforcement. Thats why he earned the Champion of Floridas Middle Class Award for: > Leading the charge against Tallahassees harmful agenda, which puts special interests ahead of middle-class families > Working to make Pre-K more accessible and our schools stronger > Creating new, local jobs and strengthening the tourism industry > Fighting to restrain out-of-control property taxes, increase affordable windstorm insurance, and expand proper prenatal and postnatal care RON SAUNDERS: REPRESENTING YOUR INTERESTS IN TALLAHASSEEPaid electioneering communication paid for byCitizens for A Better Florida, Inc., 7025 Augusta National Drive, Orlando, FL 328 22 Across 1Greengrocer's stock 8"Piano Man"singer 12Head honcho 16Down-in-the-mouth org.? 19Classic mouthwash 20Sell short 22L.A.Times section? 23Slapstick comic's apology ...or is it? 25DJIA stock 26British peer 27Actor Morales 28Smashing target 29Suckling babe 31Western evergreen 33CD-__ 35__ Plaines,Illinois 37Muskogee's st. 38N.Y.C.medical facility grantor 39New Year's Eve techie's apology ... or is it? 44"Mad Money"network 46Certain 47Gave the nod 48Tempo 51Conducted 53Fruit zest 55Sneaky 56Kind 59Proud liberal's apology ...or is it? 63Soccer ball juggler 64Dragonfly snare 65Albatross's milieu 66Prefix with gram 67Composer Rachmaninoff 69First name in Prohibition history 71Sciences'partner 73Ball girls 75Agreements 76Bubbly drinks 78Tavern in the same city as Krusty Burger 80Capital of India 82Slowing,in scores 83111 digits 84Army cook's apology ...or is it? 88Cartoon canine 89Half a cocktail 90City near Provo 91Ditty syllable 92"Remote Control" host Ken 93Muscular jerks 96Shorten,as nails 98Auto designer Ferrari 100Zen Buddhist's apology ...or is it? 104Newton with laws 108Writer Ephron 109Orbiter until 2001 11067.5 deg. 111Inedible buffet jelly 112Shell shooter 115Frat frock 118Set down 120Gear components 121Lyric poem 122Nostalgic seismologist's apology ...or is it?126Boom lead-in 127Saying "You can say that again!"again, say 128Victim of river diversion in Asia 129Lunar New Year 130Mounted on 131Prevent littering? 132Tailgaters'carriers Down 1Nut grippers 2San __,city near San Francisco 3Go too far 4Like young Shirley Temple 5Surfer's destination 6Apple product 7Those,to Juan 8Subordinates 9Lennon's lady 10Poet __ St.Vincent Millay 11Riga native 12Doc wannabes 13British rule in India 14British prep school 15Indian cattle 16Aleutian Islands crustacean 17"Go on" 18Star-shaped 21__ Island 24Annie,vis--vis Daddy Warbucks 30"__Cop" 32Country retreat 34Cry over 36Hidden supply 39Summer cooler 40Overly fussy types 41Booth Tarkington kid 42Sword handles 43Dreyer's partner in ice cream 45Faction 48Desire intensely 49Barbershop quartet sweetie 50Vigilante's collar 52Greg's sitcom wife 54Bistro patrons 57Current with the wind 58Tush 60Something to take or play 61From A to Z 62Lose it all 63Malay Peninsula's Isthmus of __ 68Fencing weapon 70U.S.pint's 16 72Go through 74Church points 77Sound of breakers 79Refine,as ore 81"Thirteen"star __ Rachel Wood 85Stereotypical sidelines greeting 86Author Zola 87Hunter's bull attractor 89Yoga class need 94Coll.prep exam 95Gets dressed for the launch 97Fine,for instance 99Complexion spoiler 100Like the hub,relatively 101Stereotypical surfer's wagon 102Mature 103Hawk 105Excite 106One playing the bass? 107Sportscaster Bob 111Start to foam? 113Gillette Mach3 forerunner 114Art of publ.speaking 116Gallivants 117"Hurry!" 119Apple on a desk 123Agreement to enter an institution? 124Literary collection 125Schwarz of toys L.A.Times crossword puzzle "BEG YOUR PARDON?" Solution in the Aug.15 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the Aug.8 puzzle. Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or email@example.com YOU HAVE IT.
Saturday,August 11,2012 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com what the priorities are." While acknowledging many areas that needed attention, "We have to get the budget complete. That's probably the most critical piece right now." Vitas inherited the budget for fiscal year 2012-13 from predecessor Jim Scholl, who retired after five years. Vitas, 55, described Scholl's administration as "organizing and housekeeping." "That's not going to stop with me." The Chicago-area native singled out areas where action has been "stalled" such as development at the Truman Waterfront and an overall need to catch up on "deferred maintenance" and modernize public infrastructure. "The longer we wait, the more expensive it becomes. Delays cost taxpayers money." Describing his management style, Vitas likened himself to a "rubber band." "From a management philosophy, I need to work with the mayor and the commissioners on a regular basis. On the opposite extreme, you have the administration. We have the right people in the right place. There's enough direction get to things done. I kind of sit in the middle." Vitas, married with three children in their 20s, has worked in municipal government, both as an administrator and in a consulting capacity, since 1980. He says his favorite band, particularly from his middle and high school years, is Chicago; he attended high school with one of the musicians from the band and attended many of their concerts. Friday, Vitas also recounted recently attending a Carole King and James Taylor show and reminisced that King looked now "just like she did, in that peasant shirt," as she did when he attended one of the songstresses concerts decades ago. Vitas earns $180,000 per year and agreed in June to a three-year contract. He has a bachelor's degree in public law and international relations from Northern Illinois University and a master's in public affairs from the same university. Most recently, he was village manager of Lake Zurich, Ill. He also is a former manager of Lewiston, Maine, and Menasha, Wis. He has worked as a project consultant in Serbia, the Republic of Zambia and in Bosnia-Herzegovina. He beat out an initial pool of 79 applicants for the city manager. From Vitas,1A Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYNew Key West City Manager Bob Vitas gets down to work in his office.Female pillarcoral confirmedOn an Aug. 4 night dive near Key Largo, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission researchers saw something previously unseen in the state: Male and female pillar coral spawning together. The divers, in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary waters, witnessed male pillar coral colonies release sperm, followed a few minutes later by female colonies releasing eggs. It marked the first officially documented occurrence of such behavior in Florida. Previously, it had been unclear whether a female pillar coral population existed in the state, as no one had documented the release of pillar coral eggs. Researchers were on hand to try to observe the activity during the twoto five-day period after the August full moon, a time when corals are known to spawn. "We are excited to confirm the presence of male and female pillar coral colonies in Florida," said Kate Lunz, an FWC research scientist who participated in the dive. "This indicates a population with the potential to reproduce." Unlike many other stony coral species, which produce both sperm and eggs, pillar coral form separate male and female colonies for reproduction. The colonies are made up of multiple pillars, or columns, clustered together and rising from the ocean floor. Pillar coral is a state-listed threatened species and is rare in the Florida reef tract. Its range in the state is believed to stretch from Palm Beach County to the Dry Tortugas. It was a popular target of the curio trade before its collection was banned. The coral continues to face threats from disease, sedimentation and other factors.Researchers document spawningENVIRONMENT Mosquitoes take 5 days to grow from egg to adult. Please dump water around your home every 5 days to break their life cycle and rid your home of mosquitoes. Tip of the Week For more tips and current information go to:www.keysmosquito.org or call 305-292-7190 Marathon Church Of God800 74th Street,OceanSunday Worship & Children's Church 10:45AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PMWednesday Night Bible Study 6:30PMA Pentecostal Ministry with a Prophetic Voice" For God so loved the world..." and so do we! Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon MM 51.5 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com Manager settling in
Opinion & EditorialSaturday,August 11,2012 Florida Keys Keynoter 8A 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Melanie Elder . . . . . . . . . . .Marketing Director Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2012 Keynoter Publishing Co. Photo courtesy FLORIDA STATE ARCHIVESFour men ride in what was then Big Pine Key's only automobile in April 1921.The only two men who were identified were Paul Matthaus (left rear) and Howard Kelly (front passenger).John Kunkel shot this photo.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALFlorida needs voter mulliganLETTERS TO THE EDITORCriticism unwarrantedI was very disappointed in the article about the old Seven Mile Bridge designs. These Florida International University students worked very hard on their ideas. Some of them were fantastic. They were not supposed to worry about money, just great ideas. But all that was written in the Keynoter were negative quotes from the county commissioners and staff. Hopefully, we can draw on some of these designs and incorporate them into a plan for the old Seven Mile Bridge that we can all be proud of. This is a great piece of our history and needs to be preserved. I am sure everyone long ago thought Henry Flagler was unrealistic, but if not for him, we might all not even be here. I would bet if you gave any one of these designs to Disneyland, they could build it. So why can't we? I would like to thank all of the students who worked on this project. Karen Dennis MarathonTake fire adviceThe National Key Deer Refuge plans to burn a 10-acre strip along Key Deer Boulevard. This parcel was just burned three years ago in 2009. There is no ecological reason for this burn to take place. In November 2011, refuge manager Anne Morkill said the refuge's fire management plan calls for a burn cycle of eight to 12 years. This was after the refuge's out-of-control prescribed burn on Sept. 15, 2011, and new burn guidelines were adopted. This parcel is part of a Pleistocene ridge that runs along Key Deer Boulevard from just south of the Blue Hole and into the Eden Pines subdivision. It is a unique geological feature and the longest and highest ridge in the Lower Keys. It contains a unique sinkhole community found nowhere else. When the bike path was constructed here, I was able to convince Monroe County Public Works to curve it around the sinkholes instead of degrading them. They contain a large percentage of the only remaining swamp bay trees, persea borbonea, left in the Keys. These rare trees along with other species are the remnants of a flora from when the sea level was much lower than present. They survived the 2009 burn scorched and top burned. In late September 2011, we were promised a public panel discussion regarding prescribed burning in the Keys to take place in January 2012. The management of the refuge has avoided this commitment. Although we met with their burn boss in 2009 and offered suggestions, no similar opportunities have taken place since. The Keys have lost half of their pine rocklands in the past 30 years. It is not right to experiment anymore onwhat we have left. Prescribed burns should be conducted only under the most stringent conditions. We urge the managers of the National Key Deer Refuge to adopt the burn parameters of the Pine Rocklands Citizens Task Force and respect the safety of our residents and protect the remaining habitats and wildlife within the refuge. Robert Ehrig Big Pine KeyEfforts to purge voter rolls, restrict registration off base; state should act to avoid trialIn golf, a mulligan is a do-over a chance to forget a bad hit off the tee and get a second chance. It might be that Florida should try for a mulligan in its battle with the federal government over the state's voter-roll purge. Despite a slew of lawsuits filed in state and federal courts, Florida is hanging tough and says its efforts to disqualify thousands of registered voters are designed to ferret out fraud. The federal government sued in June, arguing that Florida was violating federal election laws in how the purge was conducted and by ordering the purge too close to an election. Here in the Florida Keys, our own Republican supervisor of elections, Harry Sawyer, joined other local elections officials Democrats and Republicans and basically said "enough." The state purge list included names of non-citizens who had Florida driver licenses a list Sawyer described as "old and not accurate." Florida countersued the federal government, demanding access to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's immigration database to crosscheck with state voter rolls, looking to track down non-citizens. The feds gave Florida access to the immigration database July 13. In the meantime, U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle issued an order that struck down parts of Florida's 2011 election law "reforms." He said the state can't require voter registration groups to submit signed forms within 48 hours of them being signed or face fines, a restriction widely seen as discouraging the type of voter registration drives that took place in the lead-up to the 2008 presidential election. Hinkle said voter-registration activity is protected speech under the First Amendment. Florida is racking up big legal expenses continuing to fight challenges to its restrictive voting laws as well as the flawed motor-voter purge launched earlier this year. Instead of continuing to bull blindly down that path, it's time for Gov. Rick Scott and state election officials to take a mulligan. Hinkle signed an order on Wednesday that signals a trial date may be set in January. It's already too late to impact the November presidential race that's water over the dam. But it's not too late to repair Florida's damaged reputation for fair and impartial elections.Don't forget to vote TuesdayFollowing is a recap of our editorial endorsements for Tuesday's primary election: For Democrats, state Senate District 39: Ron Saunders. For Republicans, state House District 120: Holly Raschein. For Democrats, state attorney: Dennis Ward. For Republicans, sheriff: Rick Ramsay. For Democrats, sheriff: Matt Koval For Republicans, clerk of courts: Amy Heavilin. For School Board District 2 (nonpartisan, all registered can vote): Andy Griffiths. For School Board District 3 (nonpartisan, all registered can vote): Ed Davidson. For Republicans, Mosquito Control Board District 1: Jill Cranney-Gage. For Democrats, Mosquito Control Board District 3: Timothy Root. To see our complete endorsement write-ups, go to www.KeysNet.com/edito rials.OUR PRIMARY ENDORSEMENTS Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNFriends of Old Seven Mile volunteer Brad White mans a booth at the old Seven Mile Bridge selling souvenir hats,visors and stickers,with proceeds going to the organization.Tourists from France are asking him about the span. www.keysnet.com Code fines approaching $700,000The owner of a Key Largo lot with two dilapidated mobile homes has accrued almost $700,000 in county liens because the property is so cluttered and the trailers are deteriorating and unlivable. The lot stands out in the Cross Key Waterways subdivision, a waterfront community behind the Pink Plaza shopping center on the bayside of U.S. 1 around mile marker 103.5. Most of the neighboring houses and mobile homes are well maintained, but the 4,000-square-foot canal-front lot owned by Jean Pierre Francois Sandal looks like a junkyard. At least two broken-down, older-model cars, several boats, bicycles, PVC pipes, fishing gear and other items litter the lot. The canal behind it has at least two abandoned vessels. Inside the mobile homes, the conditions are just as bad, or worse, according to Monroe County documents. An agenda summary for the County Commission, states "mobile home in state of deterioration; mobile home floors sagging and shed walls leaning; and unsafe electric, plumbing and floors." The County Commission is scheduled to discuss the lot at its Aug. 15 meeting at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo. The five-member board is expected to approve initial litigation against Sandal, "including but not limited to foreclosing the code compliance liens on his properties." Sandal could not be reached for comment. He was not at his Calder Road lot, and a phone call made to a number found for him after an Internet search went unanswered. The phone number was connected to a boat repair business Sandal apparently ran out of his property, called Final Touch Yacht Refinishing. The business is listed in several online directories, but does not appear to have ever been registered with the state. Sandal apparently hasn't responded to county officials' numerous attempts to reach him since 2009, either. "The owner has not attended any of the Code Compliance hearings nor made any effort to clean up either property," county legal staff wrote in a memo to the County Commission. The Monroe County Code Compliance Department received its first complaint from neighbors about Sandal's property in March 2009. A special magistrate deemed the property uninhabitable later that year and imposed a fine of $150 per day that commenced running on Nov. 26, 2009. The magistrate hiked up the fines to $400 a day effective July 13, 2011. By the time of next week's County Commission meeting, the liens will have accrued to $686,888, according to county records. The county property appraiser has also revoked the homestead exemption Sandal claimed on one of the trailers when it was discovered he lives in Miami-Dade County. Florida's homestead exemption reduces the amount of a home's taxable assessed value by $50,000 if the home is the owner's primary residence. This means the owner of a $350,000 home pays property taxes on $300,000. Homestead fraud is a first-degree misdemeanor. Wes Brown, from Morehead City, N.C., was staying in a vacation rental home with his family across the street from Sandal's property earlier this week. The well-kept, two-story concrete home right on the bay could not be more of a contrast to the derelict mess just feet away an observation not lost on Brown. "It's great to come to the Keys and rent a house," Brown said. "This place is really nice, but it's a shame you look across the street and have to see that."Commission considers its optionsKEY LARGODAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.com Photo by DAVID GOODHUEThis shows some of the trash on the property.
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Call Laura today!743-5551 Daffy Doug's is no moreDaffy Doug's Discount Dollar owner Doug Austin says he'd "rather be poor and happy than rich and miserable." That's the outlook he says he took when his popular dollar store around mile marker 48.5 of U.S. 1 in Marathon closed for good Sunday. The store was open for just under three years. Austin said his landlord moved to evict him when he fell 60 days behind on the $11,000 monthly rent. He estimates 5,000 shoppers crowded the store on its final weekend, waiting upward of an hour to check out items 50 percent off. By closing Sunday, Austin said the store was giving away perishables like milk and cheese. Austin said he believes the impact on lower-income residents that frequented his store will be "enormous." He says residents turned to Daffy Doug's for discount prices on home essentials like paper towels and toilet paper. "We heard it every day from the poorer people," he said, referring to their appreciation of lower prices. Austin said a combination of factors led to the closing, most notably those same lower-income consumers hunkering down in a down economy. He said customers are buying "necessities," as opposed to "trinkets and fun things" with a much higher markup. "We were always busy," he said, "but we have to do $3 million [in business per year] to break even. We only have 18 parking spaces," he said. Parking was a huge issue, Austin said. He went as far as to rent six spots from the adjacent business Sea Air Land Technologies for $1,000 monthly. But it was never enough, just like expanding the business to include a deli and baitand-tackle shop wasn't enough to keep the store open. Austin says he was forced to try to create more profit. "I never wanted to expand at all," he said, noting Daffy Doug's "has never been in the black." Austin says he's lost everything trying to sustain the store, including savings and numerous properties such as his house near Sombrero Beach. His Big Pine Key dollar store shut down around a year ago. Austin estimates he's invested $1 million into the Marathon location. Austin, 51, says he's run various businesses over the past 30-plus years, including a charter fishing company and two restaurants. He had a business renting out parasails and personal watercraft in the 1970s. But whatever it was, he says he had always been successful. Daffy Doug's was going to be his last business before retirement either way, but Austin said he never expected it to end this way. "I lost not only big, I lost huge," he said. Out-of-town movers have spent the past week packing what's left of the store up into boxes. Austin had two rooms in the back jam packed full of pallets wrapped in plastic. The plan is to have them picked up in semi-trailer trucks and stored in a North Florida building Austin owns. He said he hopes to auction the whole lot off to someone. The building is owned by R.D.J. Corp. in Jacksonville. It's broken up into two parcels valued at $1.16 million, according to the Monroe County Property Appraiser's Office.Citing losses, owner shutters dollar storeMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThe inside of Daffy Doug's is now just a shell since the shelves were taken down and most of the remaining inventory removed.Cruise industry hurtingSix months after the Costa Concordia struck a giant rock and capsized, the cruise industry is treading water, faced with depressed fares in key markets, continuing negative headlines and would-be cruisers still spooked by the deadly disaster. Relatives of the 32 people who died in the wreck gathered Friday on the island of Giglio to remember their lost loved ones. The 952-foot ship remains on its side in the water off the coast of Italy, awaiting the cranes that will pull it upright. If all goes according to plan, the Concordia will be towed away by the end of January more than a year after the wreck. As work to remove the wreck moves to a new phase, cruise operators many based in South Florida are still looking for a financial recovery. By the end of this year, they hope, their businesses will be on a straighter course. In the meantime, lawsuits related to the Jan. 13 catastrophe are piling up. The captain blamed for the accident still being investigated but no longer on house arrest is making new headlines in television interviews. And the larger question of safety on cruise ships is earning greater scrutiny as longtime critics gain a wider audience. "My gut is that we won't see the new normal until we get past the year's anniversary," said Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor-in-chief of the website CruiseCritic.com.Fallout from capsizing still a roadblockTOURISM By RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com BusinessBy HANNAH SAMPSONhsampson@MiamiHerald.com
KeysNet.com Keynoter 10A Saturday,August 11,2012
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,AUGUST 11,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B In L'Attitudes The Works Progress Administration brought lots of jobs -and art -to the Keys.Story, 4B In love with chips Americans love their potato chips,but not every chip is created equal.Story, 3B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & EntertainmentStrategy's key at consignment storesFlorida is home to some of the best consignment stores in the country. Not only are they great for selling your gently used items, they're also great for finding unique vintage and brand-name items for a fraction of the cost. Think of them as a hand-selected version of a thrift store or garage sale without all the junk. Only the best of the best gets sold at consignment boutiques. That said, people often say that shopping at consignment stores can be intimidating. They don't like digging and they're overwhelmed before they even get started. Well, here are some recommendations to help. Start your visit by asking the owner or sales associate if they have anything new in. This usually will prompt them to show you a few of their favorite things around the store, which usually translates to be a really great find. Next, start shopping in the jewelry or accessories area, as they're typically displayed in an easy-tobrowse way that will let you look without all the digging. Look for great bangles and long pendants to pair with dresses and sandals for a beachy chic look. Also look for vintage clutches for evenings out and unique sunglasses. After all, a Florida Keys girl can never have too many sunglasses. Dresses are another easy area to browse because they're usually hung by size and style and can be easily sifted through without much work. Fashion repeats itself, so many of the styles that would be considered vintage are back in again. Always try it on many vintage pieces aren't marked or accurately sized. At the very least, your dressing-room experience could turn into a fun flashback to a 1980s prom. Look for designer names since consignment stores usually carry a great selection of high-end labels most of us would never normally be able to afford. Make sure to always double check your items before you buy, as many may be vintage and you want to be sure you're OK with its condition. Nothing is worse than getting home only to realize it's missing a button and you don't have time to make repairs. That said, most consignment stores will only accept items in the best condition. Here are a few amazing pieces found the at MS.cellaneous consignment boutique in Islamorada, just to give you some ideas. Vintage gold-mesh necklace with large medallion ($30). Pair this necklace with a long maxi dress and gold bangles and earrings. Chain body jewelry ($60). This piece would look amazing over a black dress. Black vintage 80s dress size 8 ($20). The style is so in again. Wear it with cute heels to a more formal function since it's long, hitting just beneath the knees. Consider cutting out the shoulder pads, although leaving them in could be kind of fabulous, as well. Escada knit suit ($46). Vintage suits look great when separated for a more modern look. Worn more like a sweater, this knit jacket would be a preppy addition to a chic structured shift dress for cooler evenings. Pastel green vintage handbag and matching gloves ($28). This bag is so effortlessly ladylike,Ask first, then go to accessoriesCONCH STYLE See Conch Style,3BLeah Maki ConchStyle 35 turn out for Hurricanes footballCoral Shores High School started fall preseason football in a hurry this week. "Two minutes to go!" second-year head coach Ed Holly shouted following his carefully timed practice schedule during a passing drill at Thursday's first session of full-pad contact.Monday's opening session drew 35 players for the Hurricane workout, with several veterans expected to join as they return from family trips. Ranks could swell as more first-year freshmen turn out when school begins Aug. 20."We're just excited to get started," Holly said.Asummer weightlifting and conditioning program headed by trainer and assistant coach Adam Bort regularly attracted about "a great turnout" of 18 to 20 players, Holly said.The Hurricanes stage the fall Green and Gold Game, an intrasquad scrimmage at 7 p.m. Friday at Coral Shores. That sets the stage for a preseason Kickoff Classic game at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24, played in Tavernier against visiting Keys Gate Charter. The regular season opens at home Aug. 31 against Solid Rock Christian School. Coral Shores then plunges into its first South Florida Football Conference schedule with seven games against league foes before conference playoffs in late October. The Hurricanes and rival Marathon High School both compete in the conference's South Division, along with Miami-Dade schools Archbishop Curley, Florida Christian, LaSalle, Miami Country Day and Ransom Everglades. The 14-team conference came together when a coalition of South Florida school athletic officials agreed to step out of state district play to arrange schedules matching programs of similar size and ability.More expected once school year beginsCORAL SHORES FOOTBALLBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shores receiver Jim Rhyne (2) tries to elude two Hurricane teammates in a Thursday passing drill during preseason practice.The Canes stage an intrasquad next Friday.Conchs hit the field"Now it's time to have a little fun," Johnny Hughes, Key West High's new football coach, said at 4 Thursday afternoon, just before the team's first practice in full armor. (The previous three days had seen the players work out in shorts.)Hughes was in his office, a room where the air-conditioning was on the blink. On a board was a diagramed play called "600 flood comeback (wildcat)," part of the Conchs' new flexbone (triple-option) offense that will be displayed during a preseason game against Cardinal Gibbons at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 (a Thursday) at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. "We've been working all summer," Hughes said, alluding to long hours of weightlifting and conditioning drills that involved heavy tires and massive shrimp ropes.There was also a three-day camp in July that was part of something called the Flexbone Association, a national group of coaches (from Navy, Georgia Tech and smaller schools) devoted to the tripleoption. "We share information about the offense and how to do what against certain defenses," Hughes said.The camp was conducted by a high-school coach from Wisconsin who had ridden the flexbone to 10 state titles. "He said, When you do it right, it's a tough offense to stop you just have to know where to go,'" Hughes said.The visiting coach had high praise, Hughes said, for quarterback Donald Roberts and the speedy running back Deonte Stemage.The Conchs were introduced to the flexbone in May, but it failed to produce a point in a spring-game loss. Hughes believes that his players can master it, especially if playaction and sprint-out passes are occasionally mixed in."Our first-team guys can be very competitive," he said. "But we need to acquire quality depth." An hour later, the alreadysweaty Conchs, in white uniforms and shiny red helmets, were out on the field running sprints. "You're gonna represent this whole damn island," assistant coach J.P. Garcia shouted. "Let's go, baby. Conch pride. Give it up." The players'shoulder pads clicked as they ran. Drills were next and the sounds got louder as the Conchs punished blocking dummies and then one another. Two weeks didn't seem far away.Preseason will start with GibbonsBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST FOOTBALL Photo by BERT BUDDEKey West High's Anthony Henriquez plows into a blocking dummy held by assistant coach J.P.Garcia during the Conchs'practice Thursday.Preston is new Conch ADFor years, Neda Preston has been the woman in the red Conchs shirt selling tickets for Key West High School sports events at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium and the Bobby Menendez Gym.The school's business manager no longer, Preston is the new athletic director, succeeding Ralph Henriquez, who was not retained after two years at the position. She is the fourth AD since 2005 the other two were Peter Fraga and Judd Wise.Thirtyfour and with and an easy smile, Preston talked about her new job she will oversee 15 teams in her office Wednesday morning."I talked to the swim team," she said. "I talked about being role models, keeping up their respect, their responsibilities and their grades. My goal is to keep kids focused on grades." Preston knows she is in for long days. Mornings she will teach algebra, afternoons she will devote to her AD duties and evenings she will be at events. "It will be a lot of hard work but it will be fun," she said. "I'm single and don't have any kids." Conch girls soccer coach Scott Paul who depends on an athletic director to make sure "the buses are taken care of and games are double-confirmed" as well as opening the stadium gates and concessions stands said he's pleased with Preston's appointment. "I think she will be very good," he said. "She's extremely organized. Paperwork is a very important part of that job, and I think she will be excellent at that." Anative Key Wester, Preston was a cheerleader and softball catcher at Key West High, graduating in 1996. She went on to get a degree from the University of South Florida. She taught at Cypress Bay High in Weston in Broward County before returning to Key West. "As business manager, I was always very involved in athletics," said Preston, who will get a stipend of $9,000. "I've always loved athletics and I like working with kids and seeing them progress to bigger and better things."Key West grad excited about her new roleBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WESTSee Preston,2B PRESTON
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,August 11,2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO ADOPT SOLID WASTE COLLECTION,DISPOSAL, AND RECYCLING RATES FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTYIf you have any questions or require additional information,you may contact the Solid Waste Management office at 305 292-4432.PURSUANT TO SECTION 286.0105,FLORIDA STATUTES,NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT IF A PERSON DECIDED TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING OR MEETING,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 TES TIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.DATED AT KEY WEST,FLORIDA,THIS AUGUST 11,2012.MONROE COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT 1100 SIMONTON STREET,ROOM 2-231 KEY WEST,FL 33040ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding,please contac t 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. Franchise Area 1 Waste Management Inc,of Floridaa) CAN PICKUP RATE SCHEDULE No.ofRateNumber of Pickups Per Week cans*Element23456 2COLLECTION15.6923.5431.3939.2547.10 DISPOSAL24.3036.3848.5260.6872.82 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL39.9959.9279.9199.93119.92 3COLLECTION23.5435.2847.1058.8970.79 DISPOSAL36.3854.5772.8291.00109.20 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL59.9289.85119.92149.89179.99 4COLLECTION31.3948.4762.8178.5294.19 DISPOSAL48.5272.8297.05121.35145.59 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL79.91121.29159.86199.87239.78 5COLLECTION39.2558.8978.5298.19117.84 DISPOSAL60.6891.00121.35151.63181.95 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL99.93149.89199.87249.82299.79 6COLLECTION47.1070.5994.19117.84141.31 DISPOSAL72.82109.20145.59181.96218.40 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL119.92179.79239.78299.80359.71 *Based on 32 gallon cans Franchise Area 3 Keys Sanitary Service Franchise Area 4 Ocean Reef Club,Inc. Franchise Area 2 MARATHON GARBAGE SERVICE,INC. To Whom It May concern, The Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County,Florida,will hold a Public Hearing to adopt the FY2012/2013 solid waste coll ection,disposal and recycling rates for commercial property.Said hearing will be held on Wednesday,September 5,2012 at 5:05 P.M. at the Murray Nelson Government Center,102050 Overseas Hwy.,Key Largo,Fl.33037 or as soon thereafter as it may be heard.The following schedules reflect the proposed monthly rates for the various franchise areas:Published Keynoter 8/11/12a) CAN PICKUP RATE SCHEDULE No.ofRateNumber of Pickups Per Week cans*Element23456 2COLLECTION18.6628.0037.2046.5555.91 DISPOSAL24.3036.3848.5260.6872.82 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL42.9664.3885.72107.23128.73 3COLLECTION28.0042.0255.9169.8883.88 DISPOSAL36.3854.5672.8291.00109.20 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL64.3896.58128.73160.88193.08 4COLLECTION37.2055.9174.5693.17111.81 DISPOSAL48.5272.8297.05120.39145.59 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL85.72128.73171.61213.56257.40 5COLLECTION46.5569.8893.17116.58139.81 DISPOSAL60.6891.00121.35151.63181.96 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL107.23160.88214.52268.21321.77 6COLLECTION55.9183.88111.81139.81167.80 DISPOSAL72.82109.20145.59181.96218.41 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL128.73193.08257.40321.77386.21 *Based on 32 gallon cans a) CAN PICKUP RATE SCHEDULE No.ofRateNumber of Pickups Per Week cans*Element23456 2COLLECTION17.8127.2936.5045.6454.62 DISPOSAL24.3036.3848.5260.6872.82 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL42.1163.6785.02106.32127.44 3COLLECTION27.2941.0354.6268.4082.16 DISPOSAL36.3854.5672.8291.00109.20 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL63.6795.59127.44159.40191.36 4COLLECTION36.4954.6272.9591.27109.45 DISPOSAL48.5272.8297.05121.35145.59 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL85.01127.44170.00212.62255.04 5COLLECTION45.6468.4091.27113.98136.84 DISPOSAL60.6891.00121.35151.63181.95 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL106.32159.40212.62265.61318.79 6COLLECTION54.6282.16109.45136.84164.08 DISPOSAL72.82109.20145.59181.95218.41 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL127.44191.36255.04318.79382.49 *Based on 32 gallon cans b) CONTAINERIZED PICKUP RATE SCHEDULE Cont.RateNumber of Pickups Per Week sizeElement1234567 1COLLECTION45.9477.78108.51137.78167.85197.93229.13 DISPOSAL38.3976.79115.17153.55191.96230.36268.75 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL84.33154.57223.68291.33359.81428.29497.88 2COLLECTION77.24137.78197.93258.04315.68373.49431.25 DISPOSAL76.79153.27230.36307.13383.92460.70537.49 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL154.03291.05428.29565.17699.60834.19968.74 3COLLECTION108.51197.93286.91365.81460.10546.64633.18 DISPOSAL115.17230.46345.53460.71575.58691.06806.24 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL223.68428.39632.44826.521035.681237.701439.42 4COLLECTION137.78258.04373.50488.94604.32719.92835.20 DISPOSAL153.27307.13460.71614.28767.85921.411074.98 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL291.05565.17834.211103.221372.171641.331910.18 6COLLECTION197.93373.49546.64719.92892.981066.171239.32 DISPOSAL230.36460.71691.06921.411151.771382.131612.48 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL428.29834.201237.701641.332044.752448.302851.80 8COLLECTION258.04489.39719.92950.801181.571412.531643.48 DISPOSAL307.13614.28921.411228.561535.691842.842149.97 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL565.171103.671641.332179.362717.263255.373793.45**Rates for recycling services are not reflected in these tables.Those charges are based on a collection fee of $6.52 per cubic yard and a processing fee of $1.06 per cubic yard; there is no disposal fee for recycling services.Monthly charges will depend on the specific level of service.a) CAN PICKUP RATE SCHEDULE No.ofRateNumber of Pickups Per Week cans*Element23456 2COLLECTION19.7429.4639.2649.1358.94 DISPOSAL24.3036.3848.5260.6872.82 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL44.0465.8487.78109.81131.76 3COLLECTION29.4644.0958.9473.6488.46 DISPOSAL36.3854.5772.8291.00109.20 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL65.8498.66131.76164.64197.66 4COLLECTION39.2658.9378.6298.26117.76 DISPOSAL48.5272.8297.05121.35145.59 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL87.78131.75175.67219.61263.35 5COLLECTION49.1373.6498.26122.75147.24 DISPOSAL60.6891.00121.35151.63181.96 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL109.81164.64219.61274.38329.20 6COLLECTION58.9388.46117.76147.24176.76 DISPOSAL72.82109.20145.59181.96218.41 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL131.75197.66263.35329.20395.17 *Based on 32 gallon cans b) CONTAINERIZED PICKUP RATE SCHEDULE Cont.RateNumber of Pickups Per Week sizeElement1234567 1COLLECTION48.8082.02115.75147.32179.55212.03248.52 DISPOSAL38.3976.79115.17153.57191.96230.36268.75 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL87.19158.81230.92300.89371.51442.39517.27 2COLLECTION82.23147.32212.03276.51338.76400.91463.07 DISPOSAL76.79153.57230.36307.13383.92460.71537.49 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL159.02300.89442.39583.64722.68861.621000.56 3COLLECTION115.75212.03307.76400.91494.11587.43680.55 DISPOSAL115.17230.36345.53460.71575.89691.06806.24 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL230.92442.39653.29861.621070.001278.491486.79 4COLLECTION147.32276.51400.91525.28649.64773.86898.30 DISPOSAL153.57307.13460.71614.28767.85921.411074.98 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL300.89583.64861.621139.561417.491695.271973.28 6COLLECTION212.03400.91587.43773.86960.381146.891333.33 DISPOSAL230.36460.71691.06921.411151.771382.131612.48 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL442.39861.621278.491695.272112.152529.022945.81 8COLLECTION276.51525.28773.861022.611271.281488.661732.14 DISPOSAL307.13616.34921.411228.561535.691842.842149.97 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL583.641141.621695.272251.172806.973331.503882.11**Rates for recycling services are not reflected in these tables.Those charges are based on a collection fee of $7.06per cubic yard and a processing fee of $1.06 per cubic yard; there is no disposal fee for recycling services.Monthly charges will depend on the specific level of service. b) CONTAINERIZED PICKUP RATE SCHEDULE Cont.RateNumber of Pickups Per Week sizeElement1234567 1COLLECTION41.7568.8396.11121.38147.35173.50200.66 DISPOSAL38.3976.79115.17153.57191.96230.36268.75 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL80.14145.62211.28274.95339.31403.86469.41 2COLLECTION68.83121.38171.34225.53266.04324.81374.58 DISPOSAL76.79153.57230.36307.13383.92460.70537.49 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL145.62274.95401.70532.66649.96785.51912.07 3COLLECTION96.11178.53257.69334.23411.03474.08564.51 DISPOSAL115.17230.36345.53460.70575.89691.06806.24 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL211.28408.89603.22794.93986.921165.141370.75 4COLLECTION121.38225.53324.81424.38523.76623.15722.49 DISPOSAL153.57307.13460.71614.28767.85921.411074.98 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL274.95532.66785.521038.661291.611544.561797.47 6COLLECTION173.50324.81474.08623.15772.27921.361048.43 DISPOSAL230.36460.71691.06921.411151.771382.131612.48 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL403.86785.521165.141544.561924.042303.492660.91 8COLLECTION225.53424.38623.15821.871020.741219.541418.39 DISPOSAL307.13614.28921.411228.561535.691842.842149.97 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL532.661038.661544.562050.432556.433062.383568.36**Rates for recycling services are not reflected in these tables.Those charges are based on a collection fee of $5.62 per cubic yard and a processing fee of $1.06 per cubic yard; there is no disposal fee for recycling services.Monthly charges will depend on the specific level of service. b) CONTAINERIZED PICKUP RATE SCHEDULE Cont.RateNumber of Pickups Per Week sizeElement1234567 1COLLECTION46.5878.47110.39140.42171.11201.85234.80 DISPOSAL38.3976.79115.17153.57191.96230.36268.75 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL84.97155.26225.56293.99363.07432.21503.55 2COLLECTION78.47140.42201.85263.15320.10381.19440.26 DISPOSAL76.79153.57230.36307.13383.92460.71537.49 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL155.26293.99432.21570.28704.02841.90977.75 3COLLECTION110.39201.85292.96381.18469.73558.18646.75 DISPOSAL115.17230.36345.53460.71575.89691.06806.24 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL225.56432.21638.49841.891045.621249.241452.99 4COLLECTION140.42263.15381.19499.25617.28735.26835.70 DISPOSAL153.57307.13460.71614.28767.85921.411074.98 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL293.99570.28841.901113.531385.131656.671910.68 6COLLECTION201.88381.18558.18735.26912.301089.341266.33 DISPOSAL230.36460.71691.06921.411151.771382.131612.48 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL432.24841.891249.241656.672064.072471.472878.81 8COLLECTION263.15499.25735.26971.211182.501443.281679.36 DISPOSAL307.13614.28921.411228.561535.691842.842149.97 RECYCLING**0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00 TOTAL570.281113.531656.672199.772718.193286.123829.33**Rates for recycling services are not reflected in these tables.Those charges are based on a collection fee of $6.67 per cubic yard and a processing fee of $1.06 per cubic yard; there is no disposal fee for recycling services.Monthly charges will depend on the specific level of service. NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD CONCERNING HURRICANE EV ACUA TION CLEARANCE TIME MEMORANDUM OF UNDERST ANDING BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN TO WHOM ITMAYCONCERN that at the regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe Countyon September 19, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. at the Marathon Government Center locatedat 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida, the Board will consider the following item: HURRICANE EVACUATION CLEARANCE TIME MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BYAND BETWEEN THE STATE OF FLORIDADEPARTMENTOF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY; STATE OF FLORIDADIVISION OF EMERGENCYMANAGEMENT; MONROE COUNTY; CITYOF KEYWEST; ISLAMORADA, VILLAGE OF ISLANDS; CITYOF LAYTON; CITYOF KEYCOLONYBEACH; AND THE CITYOF MARATHON Interested parties are invited to attend and provide comments at the appropriate time when the agenda item is brought before the Board regarding the above referenced item. Persons interested in this issue are invited to provide written comments to Monroe County to Ada Mayt Santamaria at 2798 Overseas Highway, Suite 410, Marathon FL, 33050 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments should be submitted to the above addresses and must be received no laterthan September14, 2012, in orderto provide the comments to the Board forconsideration.Copies of the Memorandum of Understanding are available at the Monroe County Planning Department offices in Marathon and Key Largo, during normal business hours, and online at www.monroecounty-fl.gov.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. ADAASSISTANCE: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations or an interpreter 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 5 working days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published Keynoter 8-11-12 Notice of Manual Audit The Monroe County Supervisor of Elections, Harry L. Sawyer, Jr., will be conducting a Manual Audit for the upcoming Primary. The drawing of the race and precinct will be held Friday, August 17, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. at the Supervisor of Elections Office, 530 Whitehead St, Suite 101, Key West, Fl. The Manual Audit of the chosen race and precinct will be held Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. at the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St, Key West, Fl.A viso de auditoria manual Harry L. Sawyer, Jr., Supervisor de Elecciones del Condado de Monroe, celebrar una auditora manual para la prxima Primaria de preferencia presidencial. La seleccin de la contienda y del recinto electoral tendr lugar a las 12:00 de la tarde del viernes 17 de agosto del 2012 en la Oficina de Supervisor de Elecciones, 530 Whitehead St, Suite 101, Key West, Fl. La auditora manual del la contienda y recinto electoral escogidos se celebrar el mircoles 22 de agosto del 2012 a las 9:30 de la maana en el Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St, Key West, Fl.Published Keynoter 08/11/12 DOLPHINS SUIT UP Marathon High School junior running back Ciro Cammarata hits a hole during football practice Thursday afternoon.It was the first day practicing in pads for the Dolphins, who are preparing for an Aug.24 preseason matchup against Boca Raton's Pope John Paul High School.The home game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYWith more than 300 Key West students expected to participate in athletics in the upcomin g school year, Preston said, "I know many of them but not all of them by name. And a lot of them know me."Conch pride matters to Preston, who wants more to g etherness in the athletic department and to see "all the coaches workin g to g ether."That can be a tall order. "If she can pull that to g ether, where we're all coaches and buddies, like Judd Wise always wanted it, it will be g reat," Paul said.Priority: CohesivenessFrom Preston,1B
*Saturday,August 11,2012 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com you could wear this with jeans and look amazing. And the gloves have never been worn, still displaying their original tags. MS.cellaneous is at mile marker 82 oceanside and is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (305) 517-9990. If all this is still a bit overwhelming, go with a friend who's good at shopping. She can help you sift through the store to find those amazing pieces you won't be able to live without. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger and avid shopper in Florida Keys boutiques. More of her fashion advice can be found on her style blog, LeahsFabulousFinds.com.Go vintageFrom Conch Style,1B LIVING BRIEFSAnimal farm open SundayThe Monroe County Sheriff's Animal Farm will be open Sunday between 1 and 3 p.m.Bring the family to see the horses, cow, pigs, goats, bunnies, alligators, tropical birds, kinkajou, sloths, lemur, emu and more. The farm is College Road on Stock Island, at the Sheriff's Office headquarters. Admission is free.Poker run helps wounded soldiersThe Deptherapy Foundation, a British organization that works with wounded soldiers to rehabilitate them through scuba diving, has planned a Wound Warriors poker run for April 19 in the Upper Keys. The Professional Association of Dive Instructors is the sponsor. The run kicks off at Alabama's Jack on Card Sound Road and continues to the Buzzard's Roost, Postcard Inn at Holiday Isle, Snapper's Turtle Club and finally to Gilbert's, where there will be prizes, awards and music. Price is $20 for three poker hands and $5 for each additional hand. Proceeds go to the foundation. For more information, contact Jeannine Cook at 451-0601, Ext. 1204 or via e-mail at jeannine .email@example.com.Discounted AARP course offeredActive and retired educators and any school employee can take the Marathon AARP's driver refresher course for just $5 this month. The six-hour course, set for Aug. 18, was designed by AARPto help drivers 50 and older improve their driving skills and prevent crashes. It covers agerelated physical changes and tips to help compensate for these changes, rules of the road, and local driving problems. For more information, call Dee at 289-9658. Preregistration is required. The cost for AARPmembers who in education is $12. Cost for others is $14 for non-members. For information about AARPdriver courses in the Keys, contact Roberta at 292-7820 in Key West and Mary Lou in Tavernier at 852-1620.Orchid auction helps Love FundThe Key West Police Department has an orchid auction set for Aug. 18 at the Square One Restaurant to benefit its Love Fund. The Love Fund helps department members when no other financial resources are available in times of extreme hardship. The hardship can be in many forms a death, sickness, crippling illness, dramatic loss of money or a home, etc. When a department member has no other means of paying for these types of situations, he or she can apply through the Love Fund for monetary help. Each situation is looked at on a case-by-case basis and the amounts can vary though there is a cap of $2,000. Doors to the orchid sale open at 3:30 p.m. There will be hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks, a cash bar and Jimmy Olson on the piano. Suggested donation is $10 at the door, $15 for a paddle to bid. To find out more, call Sgt. Areaka Jewell at 809-1091.Movie show helps Cancer SocietyThe American Cancer Society's Florida Keys Unit has partnered with the Marathon Cinema for an afternoon of music and film to raise money in support of Cancer Society programs and services. Keyboardist Linda Lee Byars and violinist Kay Janetka will perform ahead of a screening of "Stepmom" (1998), a story attesting to the strength of family in times of crisis.All proceeds will remain in the Florida Keys. The event is scheduled 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at the cinema, mile marker 49.5. For more information, Call 292-2333.SALE HELPS STUDENTS Early shoppers hit the stands at a recent yard sale at Mariners Hospital in Tavernier.The $2,400 in proceeds will be used to buy school supplies for Upper Keys children who can't afford to purchase them for the coming school year.Learn to create yourown filmThe Florida Keys & Key West Film Commission hosts its second annual practical filmmaking seminar at the Tropic Cinema in Key West today and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. Free to the public, the classes will cover the most basic fundamentals of doit-yourself filmmaking scriptwriting, cinematography and editing all with the use of a smart phone, tablet or laptop. Key West native Jackson Kaufelt, a producer and editor of films and reality TVshows, will talk to participants about his experiences in Hollywood and around the world making films, often in challenging and low-tech conditions. Those attending should bring a smart phone, tablet or laptop computer to make their own short films. Assignments will include writing, shooting and editing a short, which will then be viewed and discussed during the Sunday workshop. The nonprofit Tropic Cinema is at 416 Eaton St., Key West. Participation is free but space is limited. To sign up, send an e-mail to Rita Troxel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 293-1800.Workshop is today and SundayMOVIESU.S.: Patchwork of potato chipsYou say potato, I say potah-toe ... chip. And that's just the start of it. Though thin and flat may be the national standard and bestselling variety of this ubiquitous snack, regional and sometimes hyper-local preferences for different calibers of crunch, thickness, seasonings and endless other elements have created a surprisingly diverse culinary patchwork of chip styles around the country. That's right the chips you nosh in the Northeast could be wildly different than those savored in the South. Midwesterners, for example, prefer a thicker, more substantial chip. Big, hearty chips also sell well in New England and the Rockies, though in the latter area those progressive mountain folk want theirs with artisanal seasonings. Southerners love barbecue flavor, chip industry executives say, but it needs to be sprinkled on thin, meltin-your-mouth chips. Southwestern states predictably go for bold and spicy. Local flavors such as New Orleans Cajun and Mid-Atlantic crab seasoning find their way onto chips in those places. And people all across the country, it seems, love a curly, shattering kettle chip. "People like the potato chip they grew up with," says Jim McCarthy, chief executive officer at the Rosslyn, Va.-based Snack Food Association, a trade group that represents the many denizens of convenience store shelves. "There's a very strong brand recognition and brand loyalty to the chip you grew up with." Potato chips are America's No. 1 snack, according to the group's 2012 state-of-the-industry report, and we spent $9 billion on them in 2010, 50 percent more than what we spent on the No. 2 snack, tortilla chips. More than half of those sales go to Plano, Texasbased Frito-Lay North America, whose original thin, crispy chip is the topseller. But hometown styles still claim their territory. In the Pacific Northwest, Seattle's thick-cut Tim's Cascade Style offers big bite and bigger flavors, such as jalapeno made from real peppers and a salt and vinegar chip that "makes you pucker" says Dave West, sales director for the company. Over in the Rockies, kettle-cooked Boulder Canyon chips pair their crunchy bite with artisanal seasonings such as red wine vinegar, spinach and artichoke, and balsamic and rosemary. Down the map in the Southwest, Arizona-based Poore Brothers offers two varieties of kettle-cooked chips with mouth-numbing heat from jalapenos and habaneros. "People in this region really tend to like this pepper, these stronger, spicier flavors," says Steven Sklar, senior vice president of marketing at Phoenix, Ariz.based Inventure Foods Inc., which owns the Boulder Canyon and Poore Brothers brands. "You've got a hard bite with a strong flavor. The combination makes a big difference." While Southerners like spice, industry executives say, the region's traditional chip is thin and flaky. "The southern consumer prefers a lighter, thinner potato chip," says Julie McLaughlin, director of marketing at Birmingham, Ala.-based Golden Flake Snack Foods, which makes Golden Flake Thin & Crispy Potato Chips. The company sells across 10 states in the Southeast, McLaughlin says, and its best-selling chip is Sweet Heat Barbecue, one of five barbecue varieties it makes. Golden Flake also offers a thick-cut, wavy chip, McLaughlin says, "for the transplants." Advances in potato chip making technology and distribution have flattened what may once have been a much wider variety of regional chip preferences, some analysts and executives say. Potato chip making began in the mid-19th Century with mom-and-pop operations in practically any small town with access to potatoes, oil and a kettle to fry them in. Today, the industry uses "chipping potatoes" grown specifically for the purpose, and has developed technology to produce a more uniform chip. Advances in packaging and the emergence of big box chains mean chips now can travel much farther, spreading once local tastes throughout the country. "Through the mass marketers, through Costco and BJs, Walmart, a lot of product that was regional has now become national," says the Snack Food Association's McCarthy. "You can find Utz potato chips in California and before you couldn't."Geography can dictate the flavorsBy MICHELE KAYALAssociated PressSNACKING Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESS
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,August 11,2012 305-664-8400 ISLAND GRILLatMANDALAY 305-852-0595 JOIN IN ON THE FUN!Last Sundayof the Monthat2:30 PMTHEORIGINALCRABRACINGonly at Island Grill at MandalayIncluding the Blackened Prime Rib, Chicken Caesar Wrap,BBQ Pork Sandwich and the Belly Buster Hot DogIncluding Roast Beef, Rack Ribs and sidesShrimp Skewers Over Green Salad, Fried Shrimp Platter & FriesPLUS Every Friday Tender Juicy Prime Rib, $12.95!AT BOTH LOCATIONS!LOCATIONS!2 LOCALS SUMMER Martin Skip Moe, Jr., an adjunct scientist with Mote Marine Laboratory, will discuss the marine zoning and management regulations of our Sanctuary and give an update on the progress of his work with the culture of the long spined sea urchin, Diadema antillarum, the keystone herbivore of the coral reef of the Western Atlantic.The Museum is open daily from 10am-5pm. Extended hours on the night of the program until 7pm. Enjoy the Museums exhibits before the event! FREE PUBLIC EVENT YOUR SANCTUARYWHATS UPWITHTHE MARINE ZONING REVIEW? AND AN UPDATE ONTHE LONG SPINED SEA URCHIN! Brought to you by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council WPAArtists captured a time and place now lostThe Key West Art & Historical Society presents Celebrating the Colors of Key West, the art of Jack Baron, and Coping with Depression the WPA Artists in Key West. The exhibit opens Thursday, Aug. 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. and is free to the public. Barons needlepoint tapestries have been on exhibit only once before in his 20year career capturing the people and things he saw around him in Key West. Subjects include conch house architecture, freerange roosters, cats and faces of friends and people he met. Organizers say that Barons work was donated to the Custom House after his death in 2005. His quintessential Key West style makes his art appealing to both tourists and locals. The WPAArtist exhibit is drawn from the Custom House art collection. It represents work done by artists who came to the Keys in the 1930s during the Great Depression. After the 1925 hurricane wiped out the Overseas Railroad, Key West became the poorest city in the nation. As part of the federalCustom House, Art Center open Aug.16LAttitudes StaffKEY WESTStrong women roles,stories imbue The Dixie Swim ClubNorth Carolinas Outer Banks are the setting for the Marathon Community Theatres The Dixie Swim Club, which returns Aug. 23-25 for a second engagement after a successful run in January. The play explores the lives and friendships of five Southern women, all members of a college swim team who meet every August to recharge. And with the Summer Olympics in London, what better time to reprise this topical story and its characters, who tred across a watery landscape of memories and misunderstandings spanning more than three decades? Asynopsis of the story, written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, sets the stage: As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee. The challenges are many and include men, sex, marriage, parenting, divorce, aging. Think of it as the wheel of life remembered (and sometimes forgotten) with stories that intertwine and unravel. Wooten was a writer/producer for many seasons with The Golden Girls. So expect some of the same funny banter found in that award-winning television comedy. The story showcases strong roles for strong women: Sheree, the spunky team captain, desperately tries to maintain her organized and perfect life, and continues to be the groups leader. Dinah, the wisecracking overachiever, is a career dynamo. But her victories in the courtroom are in stark contrast to the frustrations of her personal life. Lexie, pampered and outspoken, is determined to hold on to her looks and youth as long as possible. She enjoys being married over and over and over again. The self-deprecating and acerbic Vernadette, acutely aware of the dark cloud that hovers over her life, has decided to just give in and embrace the chaos. And sweet, eager-toplease Jeri Neal experiences a late entry into motherhood that takes them all by surprise. When fate throws a wrench into one of their lives in the second act, the authors note, these friends proving the enduring power of teamwork rally round their own with the strength and love that takes this comedy in a poignant and surprising direction. This special return engagement Aug. 23-25 will be a reading of the play, which takes place in the theater gallery. The audience is welcome to sit comfortably in their seats, niggling on tasty treats and sipping beer, wine or soft drinks during the show, said Bonnie Greenberg, general manager. For this production, the gallery will be set up caf style, she added, and there will be a small platform stage along the wall. The cast from the fullscale January production returns for this summer revival, Greenberg said. The Marathon cast for Dixie Swim Club is Christine Harrison (Bernadette, the hard-luck school teacher with a problematic home life); Trish Hentze (Lexie, a youthobsessed man-magnet); Jennifer Powell (Sheree, hyper-organized health nut); Jenn Mixon-EickMarathon cast reprise run Aug.23-25LAttitudes StaffTHEATER Contributed PhotoOn stage during Januarys successful run of The Dixie Swim Clubare cast members Jennifer Mixon-Eick,Laura Hutt,Jennifer Powell,Trish Hintze and Christine Harrison.See MCT,5B Key West artist Jack Barons needlepoint tapestries have been exhibited only once before. WPA Artist in Key West exhibit opens Aug.16 at the Custom House gallery.Low country musician visits Southernmost CitySouth Carolina singersongwriter Nick Norman will play the SmokinTuna Saloon Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights for three weeks, starting Aug. 9, 10, 11. All shows start at 10 p.m. His three-night gigs run through Saturday, Aug. 25. Norman tours many of the club scenes in his native South Carolina as well as venues in North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. He grew up in Columbia, SC. And says Southern Baptist church meant four days a week. . loved hearing the choir belting out, over the soothing sounds of an organ. Norman started playing guitar in high school, he says, because I sucked at sports and ladies dug hearing me fumble over theNick Norman booked for 3-week runMUSICSee WPA,5B Nick NormanSee Briefs,5B
Saturday,August 11,2012 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com Regal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. The Bourne Legacy (PG-13):1:00,4:00,7:00,10:00 p.m. The Campaign (R):1:40,4:40,7:45,9:55 p.m. Hope Springs (PG-13):1:30,4:35,7:30,9:55 p.m. Diary of a Wimpy Kid:Dog Days (PG):1:35,4:20,7:35, 9:50 p.m. Total Recall (PG-13):1:20,4:10,7:15,10:00 p.m. The Dark Knight Rises (??):1:10,4:35,8:00 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 Beasts of the Southern Wild(PG-13):2:15,4:20,6:15,8:20 pm Savages (R):1:30,4:00,6:30,9:00 p.m. Bill W. (NR):2:00,6:45 p.m. Dark Horse (NR):4:30,8:45 p.m. Brave in 3D (PG):1:45,6:20 p.m. Ted (R):4:10,8:30 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Ice Age:Continental Drift (PG):Weekdays:7:00 and 9:15 p.m.;Saturday and Sunday:2:00,7:00 and 9:15 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13):1:10,4:05,7:00,9:55 p.m. The Campaign (R):2:00,4:20,7:30,9:40 p.m. Hope Springs (PG-13):1:45,4:35,7:10,9:30 p.m. Diary of a Wimpy Kid:Dog Days (PG):1:40,4:15,7:00, 9:20 p.m. Total Recall (PG-13):1:50,4:30,7:15,9:55 p.m. TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome Keys Hottest Happy Hour4-8 pm No Cover 1/2 price Appetizers 2-4-1 Dances 2-4-1 Drinks Tuesday Locals Night TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome 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 10am Formal yet warm setting... Attentive Service LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Casual,Gourmet Dining Sunset DinnersNo w only $13.95INCLUDINGCup of Soup,Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread with Entree7 nights a week(except holidays)Must be seated by 5:30 pm Call For Reservations 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL! SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 08/10 TUES. 08/14 The Bourne Legacy (PG13) 1:10; 4:05; 7:00; 9:55 The Campaign (R) 2:00; 4:20; 7:30; 9:40 Hope Springs (PG13) 1:45; 4:35; 7:10; 9:30 Total Recall (PG13) 1:50; 4:30; 7:15; 9:55Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 1:40; 4:15; 7:00; 9:20 Sorry, no passes. Howard Livingston plays at SummerJamPicture an oceanside view, laid-back live music, plenty of beer and a Cuban-style pig roast. Its the 3rd Annual Summer Jam, sponsored by Wesley House Family Services and it all takes place from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Key West Harbor Yacht Club on Stock Island. Organizers are promoting this years Jam as a family affair, with access to pool and ocean views along with the pig roast to keep even the hungriest occupied. Howard Livingston and the MM24 Band will take the stage at 7 p.m. With Livingston singing and playing guitar, the groups style is what the locals call Trop Rock, a tropical melding of rock, reggae and other Caribbean strains Livingston and his group have won several Trop Rock Music Awards, including 2008 and 2009 Entertainer of the Year and Band of the Year. His recording of Im Living on an Island was the Trop Rock CD of the Year in 2008 and the song Im Living on an Island was Song of the Year, as well. And in 2007, his hit song Blame It on the Margaritas was named Song of the Year. Admission costs $49 for adults; $24 for kids and includes the Cuban pig roast with buffet for side dishes. Doors open at 3 p.m. when The Doerfels take the stage to play what has been described as progressive acoustic music, blending elements of bluegrass, rock, gospel, country, even jazz. The family began performing in upstate New York where four brothers and their sister were playing instruments almost from the time they could walk. Theyve sense moved to the Florida Keys and tour the country, performing at bluegrass and country concerts and also doing community work. For tickets, visit: www.keystix.com. For more information, call Wesley House at 305-8095000. The Key West Harbor Yacht Club is located at 6000 Peninsular Ave., Stock Island.Wesley House fundraiser is family affairMUSIC(Jeri, a ditzy, naive and always positive former nun); and Laura Hutt (Dinah, a hot-shot lawyer always armed with a dry martini). Alicia Merel directs. Tickets for the summer readings cost $12. Performances start at 8 p.m. all three nights. The Marathon Community Theater is at 5101 Overseas Highway (mile marker 49 oceanside. For more information, call 743-0408 or visit www.marathontheater.org Readings Aug.23, 24, 25From MCT,4B governments response to the Depression, the Work Progress Administration hired artists and writers to work on various projects. In Key West, the idea was to build up a tourism base encouraging northerners to visit the only frost-free city in America. Included in the exhibit, which opens Thursday: drawings, sketches, intaglio prints, paintings and promotional brochures produced by the WPAartists. Some of the examples are by those drawn to the WPAs free art classes. The classroom, 301 Front St., is still there and is now the home of the Key West Art Center. In association with the societys SizzlinSummer Opening, the Key West Art Center presents Martha Watson Sauer: WPA Teaching Artist, as a dual opening. Guests will be able to stroll from the Custom House to the Art Center, a block away, and enjoy all the exhibits on opening night. For more information, go to www.kwahs.org.WPAartistswork on displayFrom WPA,4B picking pattern of Time by Hootie and the Blowfish. For the past 10 years, Norman and three band mates have been playing gigs throughout the South. And theyve cut one CD, do radio and live shows. SmokinTuna Saloon is located at 4 Charles St., Key West, off the 200 block of Duval Street. For more information, www.smokintunasaloon.co m. Or call, 305-517-6350.Green Parrot hosts PetsThe Heavy Pets, a Fort Lauderdale-based band, performs this weekend at the Green Parrot with shows Aug. 10, 11 and 12. Saturday, Aug. 11, they take the stage at 10:30 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Friday night, they perform shows at 5:30 and 10:30 p.m. The band played at the first Virginia Key Grassroots Festival in February along with 40 other bands. Theyve completed tours this year in Colorado, playing gigs in Boulder, Breckenridge, Fort Collins, and Denver. The Heavy Pets also played Perpetual Grooves Memorial Day weekend Arts & Music Festival in LaFayette, Ga, along with shows in Charleston, S.C., Atlanta and Savannah. The Honest Tune blog writes of their fluid beats and vamp riffs, on a recent Southern tour. One of their songs, No More Time, the blogger writes: demonstrated that this outfit is not one sided . as it proved that they could drop a heavy reggae filled sound coupled with soulful lyrics just as well as they could bring the funk. The Green Parrot Bar is located at 601 Whitehead St., Key West. For more information, call 294-6133 or visit: www.greenparrot.com.Kids film at TropicThe Kids Saturday Movie Club at Tropic Cinema in Key West features The Black Stallion, a 1979 release. Kids 12 and under pay $1 and up to two adults accompanying a child pay $1 for admission. Adults unaccompanied by kids pay $6. The film starts at 10:30 a.m. Tropics August Creature Feature, which screens at noon Saturday, Aug. 11, is the 1960 drivein movie classic: Attack of the Giant Leeches. Tickets cost $3. For film buffs who keep score, this film was directed by Bernard L. Kowalski (Night of the Blood Beast) for executive producer Roger Corman. Heres the promotional pitch: This hysterical drive-in favorite pits a community of swampdwelling yokels against the silliest-looking monsters since the shag-rug aliens of The Creeping Terror. Oooh, hard to resist. For more information, visit: www.TropicCinema.com, or call 877-761-FILM.Green Parrot hosts The PetsFrom Briefs ,4B Contributed PhotosHoward Livingston and the MM24 Band perform Aug.18 at Summer Jam. KEYSNET.COM The Doerfels family takes the stage at 3 p.m.for Wesley Houses Summer Jam. THE HEAVY PETS Keys Movie TimesHentz,Hutt reprise roles.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,August 11,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: A d# 140827 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012 CA 96 M ROBERT L. PHILLIPS and M. ANNE PHILLIPS, Plaintiffs -vsTHOMAS CARDENAS, and unknown spouse of THOMAS CARDENAS, THOMAS CARDENAS II, and unknown spouse of THOMAS CARDENAS II, KEYS R.V./MOBILE HOME CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., JOHN DOE, JANE DOE, as unknown tenants in possession, Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THOMAS CARDENAS, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF THOMAS CARDENAS, THOMAS CARDENAS II, AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF THOMAS CARDENAS II. A DDRESS(ES) UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on to the following property in Monroe County, Florida bearing the legal description of Parcel No.93W, in KEYS RV/MOBILE HOME CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 2039 at Page 5 of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, and any amendments thereto, together with an undivided interest in the Common elements appurtenant thereto, together with an undivided interest in the Common elements appurtenant thereto and Boat Dock Space 93W, as a limited common element, as identified in the Declaration has been filed against your property, in addition to a count seeking damages and/or a deficiency judgment. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Christopher S. Nelson, the plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 2975 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida, 33050, on or before September 10th, 2012 and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED: July 31st, 2012 Danny Kolhage Clerk of Court By: Tammy L. Marciel A s Deputy Clerk Published August 11, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 131375 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 12-CP-42-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF STEVEN E. DONALDSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Steven E. Donaldson, deceased, whose date of death was July 20, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 1295, is pending in the Circuit Court for MONROE County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. 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 August 4, 2012. Personal Representative: Timothy K. Donaldson 1040 Lord Cecil Drive Owings, Maryland 20736 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 Publish August 4, 11, 2012 Florida Ke y s Ke y noter Ad# 140798 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 12-CP-156-K Lower Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT P. BRADY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Robert P. Brady, deceased, whose date of death was May 25, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 7339, 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. All 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 AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All 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. ALL 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 ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 11, 2012. Personal Representative: Martha M. Brady 29415 Saratoga Ave. Big Pine Key, Florida 33043 Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner Attorney 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Published August 11, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 140807 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012-CP-130-K IN RE: ESTATE OF MICHAEL BELL WILSON A/K/A MICHAEL B. WILSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Michael Bell Wilson A /K/A Michael B. Wilson, deceased, whose date of death was June 3, 2012, 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 p ersonal re p resentatives pp 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 August 11, 2012. A ttorney for Personal Representative: Bonnie J. Helms, Esq. A ttorney for Joanne Tarantino Wilson Florida Bar Number: 863645 P. O. Box 5530 Key West, FL 33045 Telephone: (305) 292-1166 Fax: (305) 292-0379 Personal Representative: Joanne Tarantino Wilson 1002 Washington Street Key West, Florida 33040 Published August 11, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 141582 A ugust9, 2012 CRS Activity 510 Floodplain Management Planning ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT The City of Key Colony Beach is a 1/2 square mile oceanfront residential island which takes floodplain management very seriously. Damage reduction activities are a major priority. Our city is part of the Monroe County and Incorporated Municipalities Local Mitigation Strategy Group and has been since its inception in the 1990s and attended by myself during all the years. This evaluation report was prepared by the Citys Building Official/CRS Coordinator who works together with the Mayor/City Administrator on all city projects, daily operation of the city and all legal issues. This document has been submitted, reviewed and approved by the City Commission on A ugust 9, 2012, printed under legal notices in the Florida Keys Keynoter newspaper in the August 11, 2012 issue and posted on City Hall and Post Office bulletin boards. The public/reader may obtain copies of this annual report and original LMS documents at city hall during regular working hours. There are seven damage reduction activities listed in the LMS 2005 Revision for the City of Key Colony Beach under Section 10.4 on page 10-10. This section of the report will briefly address each for the year July 1st 2011 through June 30, 2012. 1.The Comprehensive Plan objectives and policies have been followed and the city has granted NO land use amendments that would increase the land use density and intensity that would have further burdened the countywide hurricane evacuation plan. 2.There were NO City expenditures for infrastructure in the V-zone that would encourage increased private development. 3.The City of Key Colony Beach Disaster Preparedness Committee, composed of residents and City representatives, coordinates with the County on emergency management activities such as planning, response, recovery, and mitigation. It provides its own public information program, disaster command center, and emergency supplies. We had a countywide hurricane drill in June, and monthly Hurricane Preparedness Meetings. 4.Post-disaster redevelopment is addressed in the Coastal Mana g ement Element g of the Comprehensive Plan, recognizing that redevelopment may require greater building setbacks and elevations, and installation of dunes rather than seawalls. There was no post-disaster redevelopment. 5.The Building Code requires buildings to be designed to withstand the forces of 180 mph winds (assumed in any direction and without regard to the effects of shielding of other structures). In addition all new construction, additions and alterations require: a. double hurricane straps over top member of each roof truss end b. new 3/4"CDX Plywood roof sheathing minimum c. 75% of all exterior walls must be reinforced concrete and reinforced masonry This year these rules and others were enforced and verified on 343 building permits including 2 new dwelling units. 6.Post disaster assessments are required by the Building Department to determine whether demolition versus repairs are appropriate given the level of damage; buildings damaged more than 50% must be rebuilt to current codes. There were no disasters. 7.The Land Development Code requires that all existing mangroves be maintained to state requirements; use of seawalls is restricted; new oceanfront development shall include dune planting plans. Mangroves have been trimmed, no new seawalls have been installed and new dunes and plantings have been installed along an oceanfront property. A ll objectives have been improved upon and further mitigation will be accomplished when funding is available for our small city. Grants are constantly sought. Recent Projects 1.The City has constructed a new reinforced concrete causeway bridge to improve its ability to withstand storm surge. 2.The City has its own sewage collection and treatment system, which is operated by the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. The sewage treatment plant is subject to storm surge flooding but has been recently retrofitted and operating at 2012 requirements. A generating system has been added for emergency operation and 30% of our effluent is converted to irrigation through our reverse osmosis and storage system. With the remainder deposited in deep injection wells. All lift stations and lines are continually being retrofitted and monitored for infiltration. 3.The entire City Hall/Post Office complex has been retrofitted and flood proofed to current requirements. 4.Several properties were purchased by the City and converted to open space. 5.The Citys master storm water control project includes swales, retention ponds, and deep injection wells which were designed, installed and monitored by the South Florida Water Management District, FL Department of Environmental Protection, and the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. A s of this date, the citywide project is approximately 70% complete. The City just completed phase VI on Sadowski Causeway through 11th Street. 6.The entire 3/4 mile of our main entry road, Sadowski Causeway, had all of its utilities transferred from overhead to under ground and has been resurfaced. Future projects include the 100% completion of our stormwater project, wastewater improvements, addition reverse osmosis irrigation, building mitigation and the purchase of additional open space when available. Please see attached documents showing City Commission Report Approval, copy of newspaper legal notice, copy of posting and affirmation by myself, the Building Official, that I personally sat with the LMS Group since its inception and personally prepared this document as required. Please do not hesitate to contact this office if any questions should arise. Sincerely, Edward A. Borysiewicz CRS Coordinator/Building Official DBPR: BU-295 Published August 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 139109 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 18, 2012 at 3:00 P.M the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA County ID; Description; Fleet ID; VIN or Serial Number; Minimum bid. 4334; 2002 Ford Focus; 2000/851; 1FAFP36392W265675; $5,700.00. 4443;2002 Ford Focus; 2000/852; 1FAFP363X2W271341; $5,700.00. 4333; 2002 Ford Taurus; 2000/856; 1FAFP58U22A228692; $1,850.00. The above items can be seen by contacting Andrew Bulla, Key West, (305) 809-5637. County ID; Description; Fleet ID; VIN or Serial Number; Minimum bid. 4995; 2002 Ford Ranger; 2000/853; 1FTYR10U02TA66745; $1,050.00. The above items can be seen by contacting Andrew Bulla, Tavernier, (305) 809-5637. County ID; Description; Fleet ID; VIN or Serial Number; Minimum bid. 4444; 2002 Ford Taurus; 2000/855; 1FAFP58U42A228693; $1,850.00. 4717;01 Simplex Load Bank on Trailer; 0903/996; 1S91112161S369181, $500.00. 1472;00 JD Turf Mower; 0920/517; TC2653D081825 ; $4,500.00. 1632;80 IR Air Compressor; 0940/028; 116259U80910; $450.00. 1638;93 Ford F700; 0940/346; 1FDPK74C2PVA17669; $1,575.00. 2035;98 Ford F700; 0976/059; 1FDXF80C3WVA13158; $21,150.00. 2088;02 Dodge 1500; 2401/209; 1D7HA16K22J224758; $2,000.00. 1705;05 Ford F150; 3000/1705; 1FTRF12235NB00582; $4,100.00. 2835;02 Ford E450 w/ bus body; 1807/2835; 1FDXE45F91HA57249; $5,550.00. The above items can be seen by contacting Leander Rahming, Key West, (305) 295-3673. County ID; Description; Fleet ID; VIN or Serial Number; Minimum bid. 2039;97 Mack Roll Off; 0977/159; 1M2B209C8VM020332; $30,500.00. 2038;98 Ford Roll Off; 0977/173; 1FDZW96T5WVA40139; $26,500.00. 2044;Igloo Oil Container; 0970/178; N/A;$0.00. 2087;Igloo Oil Container; 0970/180; N/A; $0.00. 2033;Igloo Oil Container; 0970/181; N/A;$0.00. The above items can be seen by contacting Bill Grant, Long Key, (305) 797-0880. County ID; Description; Fleet ID; VIN or Serial Number; Minimum bid. 4491;99 Olds Intrigue; 0400/001; 1G3WS52K1XF344864; $900.00. 1506;98 Ford Cargo Van; 0903/852; 1FTRE1422WHA82687; $1,500.00. 1679;92 Load King Trailer; 0940/328; 1B4L37235N1117544; $1,050.00. 3813;03 Chev Malibu; 0970/1218; 1G1ND52J43M650016; $1,450.00. 2806; 99 Chev Malibu; 1005/2807; 1G1ND52T7XY141313; $0.00. 3863;98 Ford Taurus; 1007/012; 1FAFP52U5WA165814; $0.00. 3433;02 Dodge 1500; 1414/025; 1D7HA16K52J204519; $3,000.00. 4270;98 Ford Taurus; 1415/089; 1FAFP52U4WA184497; $750.00. 1919;99 Ford E350 w/ bus body; 1807/1919; 1FDWE30F8XHA91978; $2,500.00. 1929;00 Ford E450 w/ bus body; 1807/1929; 1FDXE45FXYHB73862; $5,400.00. The above items can be seen by contacting Paul Wunderlich, Marathon, (305) 289-6062. County ID; Description; Fleet ID; VIN or Serial Number; Minimum bid. 5446;Minolta Bizhub Copier; 31100918; $200.00. The above items can be seen by contacting Marcia Bassett, Tavernier, (305) 8527532. County ID; Description; Fleet ID; VIN or Serial Number; Minimum bid. 1689;97 Ford Tractor; 0940/450; 069781B; $900.00. 2111;97 Cat Roller;0940/427; 9XK00493; $11,250.00. 2162;97 Leeboy Paver; 0940/457; 1162CH; $19,500.00. 2103;97 Chev 3500; 0940/458; 1GBKC34J3VJ114147;$1,250.00. 2180;04 Sterling w/oil dist.; 0940/585; 2FZACGAK64AM33324; $36,650.00. 5128;06 Mack Tractor; 0940/5128; 1M1AJ01Y06N001148; $25,800.00. 5405;06 Bomag Roller; 0940/5405; 901A22202247; $31,050.00. 5406;06 Bomag Roller; 0940/5406;901C14603434; $33,750.00. 1649;90 Mack Truck; 0973/052; 1M2B197C3LM006989; $17,750.00. 3857;00 Ford Taurus; 1001/564; 1FAFP5220YA257317; $500.00. 1422;02 Dodge 1500; 3000/1009; 1D7HA16K42J224762; $2,100.00. The above items can be seen by contacting Mark Payakovich, Plantation Key, (305) 852-7158. 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 1-213, Key West, Florida. A ll Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published August 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 131545 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, DANNY L. KOLHAGE, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 21st day of August 2012 at 11:00AM on THE FRONT STEPS OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET in the City of KEY WEST Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: EXHIBIT "A" TRACT B, PALM HARBOR, ON UPPER MATECUMBE KEY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 AT PAGE 111 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A LSO DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 64 S, RANGE 37 E, UPPER MATECUMBE KEY, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL BEING A PORTION OF LOT 5 OF A SURVEY FOR LEE PINDER BY GEORGE L. MACDONALD, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1 A T PAGE 41 OF PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTHEASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 5 (US HIGHWAY NO. 1) WITH THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5, THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE A ND ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF TRACT B, PALM HARBOR ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 A T PAGE 111 OF PUBLIC RECORDS, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR 266.95 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE BOUNDARY LINE COMMON TO PALM HARBOR AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 A T PAGE 111 AND MEINZINGER ART COLONY A S RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 AT PAGE 84, ALL A CCORDING TO PUBLIC RECORDS, MONROE COUNTY, CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN
Saturday,August 11,2012 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: FLORIDA; THENCE DEFLECT 104 DEGREES 5 MINUTES 35 SECONDS RIGHT AND RUN SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID COMMON BOUNDARY LINE FOR 391.55 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD (OLD STATE RD. NO. 4A) ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF PALM HARBOR AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 A T PAGE 111 OF PUBLIC RECORDS, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE DEFLECT 90 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 30 SECONDS RIGHT AND RUN SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE FOR 0.18 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CIRCULAR CURVE, CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST, HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 5 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 20 SECONDS AND A RADIUS OF 1825 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE A RC OF SAID CURVE AND A LONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE FOR 181.74 FEET TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, TANGENT TO SAID CURVE, FOR 99.33 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY LINE OF TRACT B OF PALM HARBOR, PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 111, ALSO BEING THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF LOT 5, GEORGE L MACDONALD PLAT, PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 41, ALL ACCORDING TO PUBLIC RECORDS, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE DEFECT 98 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 0 SECONDS RIGHT AND RUN NORTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5 AND SAID TRACT B FOR 341.96 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Pursuant to the FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: PREFERRED INCOME PARTNERS IV, LLC Plaintiff VS. NET FIVE-FDA AT ISLAMORADA, LLC; PAUL ROHAN; NET FIVE HOLDINGS, LLC; KIMLEY-HORN A ND ASSOCIATES, INC.; WINN-DIXIE STORES LEASING, LLC; SISKIND/CARLSON & PARTNERS, INC. Defendant A nd the Docket Number of which is Number 12-CA-000111-P WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 1st day of August 2012 Danny L. Kolhage Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: M. Arguez Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any 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 60 days after the sale. Published August 4, 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 130916 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Ref: 2012-DR-818-K Division: Family FRANCHESCA HICKS, Petitioner and CRAWFORD MURRAY, Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PETITION TO DETERMINE PATERNITY AND FOR RELATED RELIEF TO: CRAWFORD MURRAY 2700 Flagler Avenue Key West, FL 33040 Y OU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on FRANCHESCA HICKS whose address is: c/o Samuel J. Kaufman, Esq, 3130 Northside Drive, Key West, FL 33040 on or before September 4, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040 before service of Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. Y ou must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. ( You ma y file Notice (y of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this matter will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. Dated: 07-31-12 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Riellalynn Sims, Deputy Clerk Published August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 140796 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THAT the Monroe County School District will receive bids for the following: RFP No. 512ELEVATOR COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE Bid documents may be requested from Demandstar by calling 1-800-711-1712 or by going to the website www.demandstar.com or by going to www.keysschools.com/rfp. The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040. All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents, The Monroe County School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so. Monroe County School District Purchasing Department Published August 11, 15, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 139115 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/22/2012 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 final 1FDNF20529EA14652 2009 FORD 2G4WB55K8Y1226973 2000 Buick 1FMCA11U7SZA73247 1995 FORD 1B7HF16Z1YS543743 2000 Dodge WVWCA0159KK019559 1989 Volkswagen 1J4FA24188L651242 2008 Jeep 5J8TB18568A013677 2008 Acura 5N1ED28T7YC509612 2000 NISSAN Published August 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 140776 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/24/2012, 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. 1FTYR14VXYTA49091 2000 FORD 1G4CW51C4J1612307 1988 BUICK 1J4FJ68S5TL248242 1996 JEEP 2G1WF55K8Y9375130 2000 CHEVROLET 3H1AF1606RD501447 1994 HONDA NOVIN0200475819 2005 HOMEMADE UNK 1969 CREST Published August 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 139012 Florida Keys Council of the Arts Notice of Upcoming Meetings A rt in Public Places Committee Monday, August 20, 4:00 p.m. Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West Executive Committee Thursday, August 23, 1:00 p.m. Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West Education Committee & A rtReach Grant Panel Review Thursday, September 6, 11 a.m. Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Ke y West y Board of Directors Thursday September 27, 11:00 a.m. Murray Nelson Government Center MM 102.5, Key Largo, Florida Meetings are open to the public and all are invited to attend. Questions? Call the arts council office at 295-4369. Published August 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 130256 ABANDONED VEHICLE/VESSEL NOTICE NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT, at 549 49th Street, Marathon, FL 33050; the following described vehicle: 1995 Jeep Sport, VIN# 1J4FJ6853SL588780, green; was abandoned/found. The property may be claimed by the owner Amanda Vanarsdall, last address unknown; or by any person having a legally recognized interest in the property, by contacting Donnie Roberts, 549 49th Street, Marathon, FL 33050 (305) 304-4983. Published August 4, 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 140724 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on August 29, 2012 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/vessels are sold as is. 1. 1989 OCEAN DESIGN VIN: ODZ30111K489 Published August 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 137576 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: PARADISE TOWING, INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/25/2012, 8:30 am at 202 20th St Ocean Lot #25, Marathon, FL 330502710, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. PARADISE TOWING, INC. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are final and as is. DNAF4055L506 2006 DNA 1 Published August 11, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 140811 LEGAL NOTICE Dr. Luis Augstens medical records will remain in the custody of Fishermens Community Hospital, Inc., Marathon, Florida. All records generated before 07/31/12 will remain in the custod y of Fishermens y Community Hospital, Inc. Published August 11, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. CLARK DIESEL FORKLIFT 6000 lbs. Good condition. Located in Marathon. $5500 obo. 239-825-8796 KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-5841 TheBigPineKeyEstate 4BD/4BA+2BD/2BAHuge Poolwithroomfortennis courtsoraheli-pad.BIG PARTIESorBIGPRIVACY. OpenWater$1,750,000.Call WillLangley305-394-9020 LARGO SOUND VILLAGE 3BR/2BA. Newly landscapped, fenced yard, pets okay, home owners park. PRICE REDUCED $1700/mo. neg. + util. F/L/S Call 516-655-5321 KEY LARGO MM96. Ocean side. Direct ocean access w/Ocean views! Furnished 3 BR, 2 BA. Short or long term rental. Call 786-258-3127 A1/1 COTTAGEFULLY furn. Incl. util. + Wifi & Sat. TV, W/D & D/W. $975/mo. F/S. Annual lease. MM100 Bayside. Ref. Reqd. 305-924-0137 ISLAMORADA Canal Front 3/2 up; 1/1 down. Furnished. Monthly or long term. $1900 + util F/L/S. 973-248-5215; email@example.com MM 91.5 O/S 2 BR / 1BA Lg. yard, lg. front porch. Tropical landscape. $1200 / mo. + sec. Call 505-690-8653 MARATHON Canal Front. Concrete dock, 2 ba, 1 ba, tiled, fenced. No pets. F/L/S. $1450/mo. 305-323-9663. 1 BR /1 BA MM 88 B/S Newly remodeled w/ pool. Cable & water incl. No pets. Ref. req. $950 / mo. + sec. dep. Call (219) 863-2487 A MOVE IN NOW from $275 week. MARATHON. Weekly or monthly. fully furn. All utilities, cable & free WI FI included. 305-289-0800 2BR / 2 BA & 1 BR / 1 BA MM 88.5, Plantation Villas. No smoking, no pets. 2 BR is $1200/mo. 1 BR $1000. F/L/S. Call Eric 305-393-3706. Agent. Key Largo Landings of Largo 2/2 condo. 2 pools, marina, boat ramp, tennis courts, large carport. $1500/mo incl cable. Avail now. 954-214-1751 97MMBayfront2/2 SEASONALCondo THREE orFOURMONTHS$10,000 RockHarborClub>>Sandy Beach,Spectacular180 degreebayview,freecable,wifi,heatedpool,tennis,gated, parkatdoor,screenedpatios (2)CeramicTile,recentrehab,50"TV,Flexiblemovein date.Nodogs/CatsOK.Call firstname.lastname@example.org CONCH KEY MM 63. 1 BR, 1 BA, ground level, fully furn. Kitchen, LR, boat slip avail. Directly on the Bay, must see! $1200/mo. 305-743-3478 Looking for roommate to share 2 br, 1 ba, incl W/D, A/C. Very nice. All new appl. $550/mo + 1/2 utilities. Deposit $600. 305-879-1926 MARATHON Share 3/2 condo. Pool, beach, tennis. $650/mo. Util incl. No pets. Ocean view. Avail 8/15. 573-247-6449 1/1HomeN.KeyLargo Tile. Quietneighborhood.Water+ yardserv.inc.$850/mo.+ $500sec.Yearly.Call305-394 -email@example.com MARATHON WATERFRONT Oceanside studio near MM 48. A/C, tiled, full kitchen. Dock. Yearly lease. $800/mo. F/L/S. 561-212-6563 2BR / 1 BA MM 105 13 Mocking Bird Rd. Key Largo. $800/mo. + util. F/L/S Call (305) 451-4502 RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 Furnished 2BR/2BA Sailboat canal, Boot Key. Laundry room, carport, 2 sheds avail shortly. $1300/mo + utils. F/L/S. 305-289-0441 2,346 SF BUILT-OUT MEDICAL OFFICE Immeditely adjacent to Mariners Hospital Commodore Realty Inc. Nicole Christodoulou Nicole@CommodoreRealty.com 305-365-2600 X 40 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 MM 30.5, BIG PINE KEY US HWY 1 FRONTAGE. Good for storefront or offices. Excellent location! $920/mo. 239-541-1678 HEART OFMARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 Marathon Gulfside Village 5800 O/S Hwy, Unit #32, 960 sq. ft. $1750/mo. plus elec. Pete Donnelly 732-996-9591 or Sue Lovley 305-304-7565 HOUSEKEEPER Must speak English. Apply in person ONLY : Hawks Nest, 1 Kyle Way South, Marathon. Drug Free Work Place. EOE. WOW LOOK !!! 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,August 11,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: 100 TON CAPTAIN / DIVEMASTER needed for snorkel boat in Marathon. Must be local. Call 305-731-3386 or 305-289-0614. SECURITY GUARD NEEDED Islamorada area. Must have own transportation. Must speak English. 305-743-3143 DOCK HAND PERSON FT/PT, needed in Marathon. Apply in person, Panchos Fuel Dock 1280 Oceanview Ave. MONROE COUNTY B.O.C.C. TEMPORARY MAINTENANCE WORKER, ROADS Key West (TPPW001) H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.; 1-2 Yrs. Exp.; CDL CLASS "B" or above. Position to last up to 6 months. Random D.O.T. Drug Testing. VET PREF AVAIL; E.O.E. Deadline Open Unitil filled; 292-4557; firstname.lastname@example.org Drivers: $1,000.00 Sign-On Bonus! Top Pay, Benefits, Miles, Great Home-Time & More! Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-4854 PART TIME TANK TRUCK DRIVER NEEDED Must possess HAZMAT license. Clean driving record a must. Call 305-852-9274.AUTO MECHANIC needed, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Tools required, drivers license required. No drunks or dopers. Apply at 2525 Overseas Hwy, Marathon.Construction professional wanted looking for an individual with a broad range of knowledge and abilities for work mostly in the Marathon area, clean, sober and non smoker...Send resume to P.O.Box 523237, Marathon Shores, FL 33052 Carpenters, carpenter helpers and laborers needed. Please call 305-872-2100. ULTIMATE DENTAL CARE is hiring a F/T Dental Asst. Experience required. Benefits package. Call Maggie at (305) 453-9105 CNAs; HHAS ]Needed for in-home care. Live-in, hourly. Call Caregivers of the Keys, 305-872-9788 Small resort in Islamorada now accepting applications for all positions. Call for details. 305-664-5130. HOUSEKEEPERS F/T for Grassy Key Resort. Experienced only. Call 305-923-0718. 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. MARKER 88 NOW HIRING F/T "hands on" Restaurant Mgr. Must work nights, weekends & holidays. Please apply in person at 103900 Overseas Hwy. or at Marker 88 Restaurant.SENOR FRIJOLES IS HIRING a F/T Cook. Must be available to work nights, weekends & holidays. Please apply in person at 103900 Overseas Hwy. or at the restaurant. F/T BARTENDER NEEDED at Marker 88. Nights, weekends and holidays a must. Apply in person at 103900 Overseas Hwy or at the restaurant.NOW HIRING SERVER, AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. Looking for a reliable, qualified service technician for appliance company. Good license a must! Call (305) 664-3662. DRIVERS WANTED for new taxi service in Marathon. Must have clean Drivers license, be honest & dependable! Call 573-247-8487l Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 28 MACGREGOR, with trailer. 7 HP motor, on trailer. Ready to go! $4800. 305-872-9877, Big Pine. Boat slip for rent $200/mo. MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 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, 321-302-3630. www.shipsusa.comLobster/Stone Crab Business 43 Torres boat 3500 Lobster traps & certs; 3600 Crab traps & certs. All bus. equip incl. Must buy complete. $1.2 million 305-743-459429 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $23K obo. 305-522-2702, Islamorada MTHN-Marine Storage: boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 40 DORADO 02 Lobster/Crab boat. 3406 Cat, 580 HP, fully loaded w/electronics & hydraulics. Ready to Lobster! 99K obo. 305-393-1415. AA Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, gulf reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869 2006 FORD FUSION SEL Loaded, leather, Great condition! $10,600 or OBO. Please call 305-743-3613 AUTOS WANTED! ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. car-Van-Truck. Running or not. Cash paid. 305-332-0483 2002 DODGE RAM 1500 Quad cab, only 78K mi. Exc cond, leather,. loaded! $11,999 obo. 208-660-0969 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. WOW LOOK !!! WOW LOOK !!! Receptionist Exceptional Living,Exceptional People Plantation Key Nursing Center located in Tavernier,is seeking a receptionist. We offer a benefits program.To apply for the position,please submit your resume to email@example.com Positions available atGuidance/Care Center,Inc.Healthcare coverage,401 with match and retirement plan. Please send resumes with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org .EEOC/DFWP REHABILITATIONCOUNSELOR-Personal Growth CenterMarathonF/T Provide support and education to adults with mental illness.BA in Human Services required.SUBSTANCEABUSECOUNSELORKey West JIP Program based at Monroe County Sheriffs Office.Bachelors degree,Certified Addiction Professional (or within 2 years of hire). Bi-lingual Spanish desirableFAMILYINTERVENTIONSPECIALISTSpecialist providing outreach,assessment and case management services to Lower Keys famlies.Bachelors degree in a human service field and 1 year of substance abuse experience required;Masters or CAP preferred.F/TREGISTEREDNURSE-Crisis Stabilization Unit Marathon.Varied benefits packages. Per diem. Physical TherapistRegistered Nurses Apply online at:http://www .f isher menshospital.or g Fishermans Hospital is located in Marathon,FLE.O.E./Drug Free Workplace/E-verify Floorman Exceptional Living,Exceptional People Plantation Key Nursing Center located in Tavernier,is seeking a Floorman for 8pm 4am shift.We offer a benefits program.To apply for the position,please submit your resume to email@example.com Now accepting applications for:Front Desk Night Manager Night Engineer Dock Hand ReservationsWe offer competitive wages. To apply go to: www .hershacareers.com For any questions please contact Shelby Valles @ 305-433-9937DFWP& EOECome join our great team and take part of our future at the newly renovated: Grassy Key area Deliver newspapers 7 days a week between 4 a.m.and 7 a.m. The pay is approximently $350 a week. Stop in at the Marathon office to fill out an application. 3015 Overseas Hwy.Newspaper carrier wanted SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2012 AT 10:30 AMParmers Resort 565 Barry Ave., Summerland Key, FL 33042 Truly Nolen of America, Inc. is seeking top notch, sales & customer service driven individuals to join our team in our Key Largo oce. Sales/Service Inspectors Call: 305-451-9900 or 305-394-1322 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgGo to coffee room in rear of main building Guaranteed Min. $30K the First Year RSVP TO: $$$ FLOORING INSTALLERS NEEDED $$$ For year round work! Experienced only. Must have van,tools,GL insurance,pass background and speak English.MUST HAVE MONROE COUNTY LICENSE.Call 877-577-1277 or visit http://contractor.us-installations.com Make BIG $$$$Bartender, Dancers Servers & SecurityHousing availableMonday SaturdayCall Mr Ford664-4335 WOODYS MM82 Office/Store Staff or ManagerFull Time position Salary plus Bonus program Dive or sales experience a plus786-522-2693 www.rainbowreef.us Big Pine Key areaDeliver our newspapers 7 days a week between 4 a.m.and 7:30 a.m. Potential profits are $450+ per week For more info call Carter at 743-5551 Ext.21 or stop in at the Marathon office to fill out an application 3015 Overseas Hwy.Newspaper carrier wanted BUSY GIFT SHOP & ART GALLERYin Downtown Islamorada in need of FT help.Will train.Please call Glenn 305-393-6664