Tuesday Briefing: School Board Talks Football Helmets, Palm Coast Priorities, Talent Show Auditions

May 3, 2016 - garden totes

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It’s all drugs: The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office collected 423 pounds of drugs on Saturday during a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The picture was posted during a sheriff’s Facebook page.

Today: Partly pale in a morning afterwards apropos mostly cloudy. A 50 percent possibility of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in a top 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.Tonight: Partly pale with slight possibility of showers and thunderstorms in a evening…then mostly pale with possibility of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of sleet 40 percent. Details here.
Today’s glow risk is moderate. Flagler County’s Drought Index is at 338.
Today’s tides: at a beaches, during a Intracoastal Waterway.
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Today’s Briefing: Quick Links

  • First Light
  • In Flagler and Palm Coast
  • Local News Recap
  • Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
  • In State Government
  • In Coming Days in Flagler and Palm Coast
  • The Day’s Best Reads
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  • Summer Camps for Children
  • Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports
  • Local Road and Interstate Construction
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evicted-desmond“Then there was Kendal’s preschool graduation. Vanetta wanted somehow to find income to buy him a new span of boots for a vast day. She wanted him to feel special, accomplished. In a middle city, many was done of early milestones. Later ones competence never come.”

–From “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in a American City,” by Matthew Desmond (Crown, 2016).

In Flagler and Palm Coast:

Note: all supervision meetings beheld next are giveaway and open to a open unless differently indicated. Many can be listened or seen live by any agency’s website.

This is clergyman appreciation week.

flagler county schoolsThe Flagler County School Board meets in seminar during 4:30 and in a unchanging assembly during 6 p.m. in house chambers during a Government Services Building in Bunnell. The seminar includes discussions on propagandize house profession Kristy Gavin’s contract, a contention of a extend acquiescence for $500,000 for a $1 million restoration devise during a Flagler Auditorium (see a extend offer here), and a contention of a new football-helmet complement that alerts coaches of mixed impacts to a player’s head. The warning complement is a growth stirred by investigate that shows football’s dangerous degenerative effects on players from steady conduct trauma. The unchanging assembly will underline a arrangement on a Future Problem Solvers by School Board member Andy Dance and a arrangement on a Flagler Youth Orchestra by Program Director Cheryl Tristam, along with a opening by 29 fibre players from a 350-member orchestra. The house is approaching to approve a new health word reward devise for a employees: costs are approaching to sojourn flat.

The Palm Coast City Council meets during 6:30 p.m. during City Hall in Town Center. On of a proclamations will commend Teens in Flight Day (which is Tuesday). The legislature will approve a new set of priorities as good as a year’s paving report for several streets in a city.

Open auditions for a 2016 Spotlight on Flagler County Youth Talent Show from 5 to 7 p.m. for students in grades K-12, during a Flagler County Youth Center, on a campus of Flagler Palm Coast High School. If we can sing, dance, play an instrument, or have any special talent, devise to audition. For information, email Cheryl Massaro or hit her by phone during 386/437-7540×5101. The talent uncover is on Jun 7 during a Flagler Auditorium.

Local News Recap:

Updated jail bookings and day and night change occurrence outline reports are accessible here.

County Floats Consolidation of Fire Services And Finally Agree to Meet With Palm Coast: It was not an easy-going meeting. Right from a start of this afternoon’s 90-minute Flagler County Commission seminar addressing ambulance use in Palm Coast—which a county provides—county commissioners, a county executive and a county glow arch were doubt because they were carrying to go by today’s practice to start with.

Its Elections Equipment “Old Enough to Vote,” County Approves $545,000 For New Machines: Monday morning, a Flagler County Commission authorized a $545,000 spending devise to buy a new apparatus and have it in place for a Nov 2018 metropolitan elections in Bunnell and Flagler Beach (assuming a Legislature doesn’t try again to need that those elections coincide with ubiquitous choosing schedules, as it did this year, a devise Bunnell opposed). The volume is extremely reduce than an guess closer to $800,000 a few years ago, Lenhart said.

Flagler Firefighter Among Targets of Car Thieves and Burglars in Palm Coast’s R and P’s: By Monday morning, a sheriff’s bureau had been flooded with reports of burglaries and automobile thefts from a R and P Sections.

Jacksonville Symphony Plays to Palm Coast Arts Foundation Overture, 12 Years in Making: So here it all was, a sea of listeners who, many of them, had been used to examination these concerts on a borrowed drift of Palm Coast’s Central Park not distant off until final year. Sunday evening’s opening was a initial time that a Palm Coast Arts Foundation was on land it could call a own.

Speculation of Donald Trump-Rick Scott Ticket Increases As Governor Tours Nation: Trump himself speedy a rumors when, in an speak with The New York Times for a story published this weekend about a probable clamp presidential selection, “he quickly praised 3 governors as probable contenders,” including Scott. The other dual names Trump listed were New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, one of a initial vital Republicans to validate Trump, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who’s still using for president.

Citing Disrespect, Flagler Beach Emphatically Tells A1A Group To Stick Its Signs Elsewhere: he commission, in a 5-0 vote, motionless to surprise state travel officials that they are against to any of a 8 vast “directional” signs a A1A committee—a proffer scenic organization—started planting in Flagler Beach final month, though grave capitulation or submit from a city, and to a antithesis of an strenuous array of residents.

In Florida and in State Government:

Note: Most record next can be followed live on a Florida Channel.

Legislative scorecards: Americans for Prosperity-Florida will reason a news contention to recover a “scorecard” about how lawmakers voted on issues. (9:30 a.m., Florida Press Center, 336 East College Ave., Tallahassee.)

–Compiled by a News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive

In Coming Days in Palm Coast and Flagler:

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May 4: The Flagler County Republican Club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. during a Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, featuring a Flagler County Supervisor of Elections Forum, with a 3 possibilities for office–incumbent Kaiti Lenhart and challengers Kimble Medley and Aubrey Seay–participating in a timed doubt and answer session. Open to all purebred Republicans and their guest of whatever jubilee or no-party affiliation. For some-more information, email Wes Priest here.
May 5: The Flagler Chamber of Commerce’s Common Ground Breakfast facilities Dr. Mark Martindale, University of Florida biology highbrow and executive for a Whitney Laboratory of Marine Bioscience. He will speak about “the Benefits of Having a Marine Laboratory and Higher Education in Your Backyard.” Hilton Garden Inn, 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. Cost for Chamber members is $20 with allege registration or $30 a day of a event. Guests competence attend for $30 with allege registration or $40 a day of a event. Reservations are due May 2 by 5 p.m. To register, email Jaclyn here.
May 5: Bunnell binds a annual Day of Prayer celebration. members of a internal rural village will be fasten together in this ecumenical eventuality during a Edward Johnson Park, 401 East Court Street (behind a Flagler Playhouse). Following a arrangement of colors by a internal respect guard, there will be live inspirational song and prayers given by guest pastors from a internal community. The Master of Ceremonies will be Bishop Phillip King and a Keynote Speaker will be Pastor Kevin Laurent from First Baptist Church of Palm Coast. Clerics of all faiths have been invited. For some-more information, hit City Commissioner John Rogers, who chairs a program, during 931-1410 or Dan Davis, city manager, during 437-7500 Ext. 2303.
May 5: The Palm Coast application and open works kinship meets with Palm Coast’s government group in another negotiate eventuality over a contract. The assembly is scheduled for 4 p.m. in a village wing during City Hall. It is open to a public.

May 6-8: “Sex, Drugs, Rock n Roll,” a Eric Bogosian play, is staged during City Repertory Theatre in Palm Coast, 160 Cypress Point Parkway in Palm Coast. Praised as both a author and a performer, Bogosian creatively wrote SDRR as one of his half-dozen acclaimed one-man shows, and achieved a uncover successfully off-Broadway in 1990. The New York Times called it his “funniest and scariest” work yet. As we competence design from City’s Producer-Director John Sbordone, who frequency does what we expect, a City prolongation splits a uncover among 5 performers: Jonathan Haglund, Ron Long, Jim Fellows, Evelyn Lynn, and Sbordone himself. This association of artists turn an indignant lawyer, an in-recovery stone star, a high-powered businessman, and more, any impression in some approach associated to one or some-more of a pretension vices. Performed during City Repertory on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 during 7:30 p.m. and during 2 p.m. on Sunday May 8. This is a final uncover of a deteriorate for CRT. Tickets are $20. Book simply here.
May 6: Pastor Charles Silano of Open Door Ministries and Grace Tabernacle Ministries, and a former convict, is a keynote orator during a 25th graduation rite of Flagler County Drug Court during 3 p.m. in Courtroom 101 during a county courthouse.
May 7: Arbor Day in Palm Coast’s Central Park. The Arbor Day 5K Root Run/Walk, starts during 8 a.m. Register here. At a categorical event, themed “Feed a Mouth, Get a Tree, Grow a Community,” attendees can sell canned food or pet food equipment for a giveaway three-gallon local hardwood tree (one tree per household, while quantities last). The Native Butterfly Release will be during 11 a.m. during core stage. Other fun activities are designed for all ages. A giveaway paper-shredding service, so move your aged papers for veteran shredding! Plan to take advantage of this hands-free, basic routine as totes will be wheeled to your automobile to assistance unpack your paper and move it to a trench that dumps all of it into a shredder. Free acknowledgment and parking. Contact Palm Coast Urban Forester Carol Mini during 386/986-3722 for some-more information.
May 10: Pegine Echevarria, a motivational speaker, headlines a Flagler Chamber of Commerce’s “Fearless and Focused Women in Business” lunch during a Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Parkway in Palm Coast. Echevarria, according to a cover release, “is CEO of Team Pegine, a consider tank, training and consulting, eventuality government organisation that specializes in leadership, group building, inclusion rendezvous and situational training.” The cover took over a lunch array that was formerly hosted by Palm Coast’s Business Assistance Center. Registration 11:30 to 11:45 a.m., $35 for cover members with allege registration and payment, $40 a day of a event. Guests: $40 with allege registration and payment, $45 a day of a event. Reservations are due by May 5 by 5 p.m. Please call to haven your chair or with questions, 386/437.0106.
May 11: The Public Safety Coordinating Council meets during 8:45 a.m. during a Emergency Operations Center in Bunnell. The assembly will underline a contention on a decriminalization of pot, with intensity guest including a mayors, military chiefs and city managers from around a county.
May 11: Palm Coast City Manager Jim Landon is a guest orator during a giveaway Lunch N’ Lecture during a Palm Coast Community Center, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The presentation, “Preparing for a Future, Improving a Past,” will embody copiousness of time for questions, so take a time to pre-register by job a Parks and Recreation Department during 386-986-2323. Attendance includes a giveaway lunch, if we haven in advance. (space is limited).
flagler county approved executive committeeJune 4: Flagler County’s Democratic Executive Committee binds a potluck cruise during Hershel King Park during 1000 Grady Prather Jr. Cove in Palm Coast starting during noon, with titular guest James Canfield, initial mayor of Palm Coast. Plenty of children’s activities, a asperse tank, ice cream truck, and a possibility to accommodate Democratic candidates. Free acknowledgment includes prohibited dogs, baked beans and coleslaw.
June 7: A 1:30 p.m. conference is scheduled in a box of Anna Pehota, indicted of second-degree murder in a shooting genocide of her husband on Sept. 23, 2015, in a Hammock. Her conference was scheduled for Apr 18, though her attorney, Ray Warren, was postulated a check so he could explore Pehota’s memory issues, that could play a determining purpose in a doing of her case. The formula of that exploration are to be a theme of this hearing.

Survey Request: The River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), that includes Palm Coast, is seeking submit from residents of Palm Coast as it skeleton travel improvements for a Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA) that includes Volusia County and portions of Flagler County. The TPO has launched a “Tell a TPO” debate to consult people who live or work in Volusia and/or Flagler counties, as good as visitors. The 11-question consult can be accessed here. All responses perceived by May 31, 2016, will be placed in a sketch for a possibility to win a giveaway iPad Mini.

The Day’s Best Reads:

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Fact-Checking a Knaves:

Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports

The following is an refurbish of ongoing permitting, construction and growth projects in Palm Coast, by Apr 27:

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Summer Camps:

Florida Agricultural Museum Summer Camps: Become a youth rancher during a Florida Agricultural Museum this summer! Junior farmers will learn about plantation life, forestry, and Florida history. Participate in humanities crafts, plantation animal care, Florida fauna/flora education, fun and games. Sessions are all 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $175 per eventuality and are as follows:
1st) Jun 7-9
2nd) Jun 14-16
3rd) Jun 21-23
4th) Jun 28-30
5th) Jul 5-7
6th) Jul 12-14

Road and Interstate Construction:

Moody Boat Launch to tighten Apr 6 by May 20 for improvements: Flagler County’s Moody Boat Launch will be sealed Apr 6 by May 20 for improvements. “The scheduled ascent will raise a launch’s usability in a array of ways,” pronounced Heidi Petito, Director of General Services. “The new complement provides for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance, minimizes advancing problems caused by vacillating tides, and new lighting will foster boater reserve and security.” The closure includes a Moody Boat Launch– located during 825 Moody Lane in Flagler Beach– a parking area, restroom, and dockage on a Matanzas River. It does not impact Betty Steflik Preserve and boardwalk. The range of work includes dredging 1,650 yards of sediment from a launch basin, so improving navigability. The adjacent wooden docks will be transposed with an aluminum floating wharf and gangway system. Additionally, a existent restroom will be transposed with an ADA agreeable facility. Moody Boat Launch provides open entrance to a Intracoastal on a easterly shore, only south of SR100. The closest choice vessel launches are located during Herschel King Park on a west side of a stream during 1000 Grady Prather Jr. Cove, Palm Coast, and Bing’s Landing on a easterly seaside during 5862 N. Oceanshore Blvd. in Palm Coast.

Cultural Coda:

Georg Christoph Wagenseil (1715-1777): Concerto for Alto Trombone

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