John Menna

Are you guys aware of the financial problems Russia is going through now as a result of the 40%drop in oil prices ???
They are looking very hard at their expenditures as the $ that used to flow in are now coming in drop by drop and Putin is not seen in the same light that he was last yea…

When WWI II started we did not let the government spend money , we sold "war bonds"to pay for the expense . We even went as far as having elementary school children buy stamps to paste in a small book , to raise money.
We rationed everything under the sun to leave $ in our pock…

I cannot believe you are accepting Norms column..
He states "No one can make a factual case for revenues"
He suggests "After appropriate data has been collected "
This smacks of "If you want to see what is in the bill vote for it and we will show you&q…

Partner , it was below them to seek out the retailers ideas as they are all knowing without any intelligent business output.
Not one of them did more than say it will bring in $900,000 then $1,500,000 then $2,000,000 in REVENUE. Who cares we need profit not revenue.
All the numbers …

I'll drink to that.( Hot coffee)

Until 5 minutes ago when I read the post below I did not know you were greatly responsible for the paid parking.
You made a promise to me that you would not let your committee act until you checked with the retailers on the seawall.
You stated that promise to me on 2 different occas…

We need a little history and arithmetic here.

I met with your "committee" almost 20 years ago and asked that someone with retail and/or tourist experience contact any of the retailers on the seawall for input and both YOU and Jerry Scales agreed.
You both agreed that what…

I have already picked out a tree, and I am going to Home Depot to buy some rope to be used when the city council finally wakes up, after the tourist season, that there will not be enough dollars collected to pay for sufficient port a cans . Can't you guys and gals read or cipher ?

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Great idea , not original as I have seen it in discussions and letters to the editor several times.. but it is about time someone stepped up.
Who will want to walk 1/4 mile to use the facilities?
Next the politicians will discover that people who pay to park for enhancements will hav…