As Capt. Lee Geanuleas, U.S.N. (Ret.) writes on St. Augustine Residents County, is it the policy of bumptious, bungling City of St. Augustine Planning and Building Director DAVID BIRCHIM to accept every assertion by every developer, even when mathematically false and verifiably so?
BIRCHIM graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1997 with a degree in Urban Planning, going to work for the City of St. Augustine, where he learned to be a louche lackey lickspittle for the rich and powerful under "managers" without a moral compass, including disgraced City Manager WILLIAM BARRY HARRISS (who dumped a landfill in a lake and got caught) and mendacious MARK ALAN KNIGHT, fired City Planning and Building Director whose firing involves an illegal gag order and hush money, insisted upon by City Manager JOHN PATRICK REGAN, P.E. BIRCHIM once told me, "you keep chipping away" at secrecy and unaccountability (in the context of trying to get BIRCHIM to post on the City's website all of its backup materials for PZB and HARB hearings).
JOHN REGAN and DAVID BIRCHIM are execrable managers, and this post proves it again, irrefragably: