Eugene Flinn

An unfair tale of two cities: An open letter to Mayor Stanczyk: Let’s compare Palmetto Bay to Key Biscayne which now has planned for more $13 million in unallocated reserves, not the City of Miami when budgeting.

Budget over spending

Palmetto Bay is not the City of Miami. It should be compared to the Village of Key Biscayne where the Key Biscayne Council just passed their budget with a $1.3 million surplus which will be added to the $12 million that the Village had in the bank.  This in the …

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Consitution Amendment / local Palmetto Bay Charter Change ballot issue reviews. #1. State Amendment #5. ‘Reforms’ would threaten rights, politicize justice

Election ballot box

This looks like a year to steer clear of many proposed State Constitutional Amendments statewide as well as local Palmetto Bay Charter Changes locally.  Many read innocently, but unfortunately a benign title belies a more sinister or hidden proposed result. I will be running a series on various state ballot …

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Pets’ Trust Update


A message from Michael Rosenberg, President, Pets’ Trust: To the wonderful supporters of The Pets’ Trust….. Two weeks from tonight (starting the evening of October 5th), while all of you are comfy in your beds…..I will be spending my first night in the cages of animal services. I will be …

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Village History Update – 10 year anniversary


I will be posting some historical information that I have regarding Palmetto Bay’s past history in honor of Palmetto Bay’s 10 year anniversary. This is a first instalment. It covers a brief time line from petitions for incorporation to the start of the Palmetto Bay Municipal Advisory Committee (PBMAC). Click …

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