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 doesn't last all morning.
Let’s get on with it.
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. 🕊
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. 💸
From the peanut gallery
On the jerks around town:
Is “Jerk” 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 “jerks”. 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
|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|
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