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Hello Key Biscayne!

Just some talk of budgets, taxes, and the Rickenbacker Causeway this week. Oh, and a bit of thoughtless spectacle as some key rats were arrested for disturbing a meeting.

Sunrise Key Biscayne Sept 2021Sunrise doesn't last all morning.

Let’s get on with it.

Some news

No olive branch A meeting last night to discuss the redevelopment of the Rickenbacker Causeway with our Dade County commissioner turned into an all out protest: everyone who showed up was there to say it was a bad idea, that the plans should be scrapped, and as some icing on the cake two residents were arrested for disturbing the meeting or not wearing masks or something stupid. πŸ•Š

(KB Independent)

Big money The Village approved the budget for next year at a meeting on Tuesday. In a contentious 4-3 decision they approved a $35.5m budget that aims to tackle some big projects going forward, hires eight new staff, but also raises the tax rate by about $25 for the average household. πŸ’Έ

(KB Independent)

From the peanut gallery

On the jerks around town:

Is β€œJerk” code word for entitled assholes? Help me understand…

Oh, and what can we do to make them leave? Asking for a friend!


That number is much higher.

Have you ever been somewhere and the person serving you thanks you for not being a jerk? Happens all the time here on the Key.
I am going to forward this article to my kids since at least once a day we mention those β€œjerks”. Thanks for the laugh.


On the Fernwood back-in parking:

Could it be that those not backing into parking spaces on Fernwood are traveling south? Try it sometime.


Last week's sales

Location SQFT Rooms Prev Price
GB Res 510 2950 3/4 '04 $1.01m $2.25m
Mar Azul 8BS 2523 3/3 $1.235m $2.1m
425 Grapetree 209 1404 2/2.5 '15 $800k $875k
105 Reef Ln 5000 7/5.5 '15 $5m $5.6m
265 Glenridge 1721 4/2 '20 $1.3m $2.145m
Ocean Village 3013 1650 2/2 '87 $171k $650k
101 Sunrise A203 2693 3/3.5 '16 $1.75m $1.8m
OC CT III 1005 2100 2/2.5 '12 $1.575m $2.21m

Gooood night

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