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Continuing Projects
Continuing Projects
Mayor Jon Mitchell is looking to what the next fiscal year has in store for improvements in the city through the Capital Improvement Program. The plan was put into effect for Fiscal Year 2014, with the City bonding for $5.8 million which has funded projects that continue to be carried out like the face-lift of City Hall, the rehabilitation of Fort Rodman, and improvements at the Casa De Saudade Li
Do We Need a New Hurricane-Rating System?
Do We Need a New Hurricane-Rating System?
Weather-industry insiders feel that the Saffir-Simpson Scale, which rates hurricane strength on a scale of Category 1 (weakest) through 5 (strongest), is inadequate. Some say changes need to be made, since the current system doesn't include enough information about the storm, that it only denotes wind speed. It reveals little detail about the tidal surge, which is what actually causes the most dea