In secret, behind locked gates, our Nation's Oldest City dumped a landfill in a lake (Old City Reservoir), while emitting sewage in our rivers and salt marsh. Organized citizens exposed and defeated pollution, racism and cronyism. We elected a new Mayor. We're transforming our City -- advanced citizenship. Ask questions. Make disclosures. Demand answers. Be involved. Expect democracy. Report and expose corruption. Smile! Help enact a St. Augustine National Park and Seashore. We shall overcome!
Friday, September 13, 2019
St. Augustine Beach Budget-busters on Parade
Thanks to Commissioner Maggie Kostka of St. Augustine Beach City Commission for pointing out the spending proclivities of BRUCE MAX ROYLE and his maladministration. Fiscal Year 2020 proposed salaries and benefits are higher than proposed tax revenues:
Proposed salaries and benefits: $4,574,770.81
Proposed tax revenue: $4,380,174.oo
Total proposed revenue: $7,408,485.00
And Commission is also being asked to fund a $20,000 salary comparison, presumably to reward maladroit MAX ROYLE more.
Commissioner Maggie Kostka exposes City of St. Augustine Beach unsustainable spending practices.