Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Highland Beach: Town employees to receive 3% bonuses to fight inflation
"Fight inflation?  Now there's some Russian disinformation...  Pay increases CAUSE inflation- we all learned that in seventh grade economics class.  This group is pretty audacious if you ask me.  "
Sep 8
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Along the Coast: Highland Beach agrees to issue Gulf Stream’s building permits
"Slipped this through in the last days of August when nobody was paying any attention.  Where was the Committee to Save Highland Beach?  Asleep at the wheel I think. Marshall really wanted this deal for some reason.  I'm sure someday we'll find out…"
Sep 8
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Along the Coast: Highland Beach slows push to take over building permits for Gulf Stream
"If I may, would it be possible to get an update on this?  Taking on Gulfstream as a client is a convoluted and strange plan, but not a surprise coming from the commissioners....they tend to offer up strange and confusing alternatives that are not…"
Aug 31
Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Highland Beach: Town employees to receive 3% bonuses to fight inflation
"The commissioners should consider using the huge Christmas lighting budget to fund employee bonuses.  Palm trees with lights wrapped around them are nice, but I care more about paying town employees a living wage.  "
Aug 31
Hobart Gapp replied to Mary Kate Leming's discussion Great things about Growing a Vegetable Garden
"Hi Robin-
I don't blame you for trying to bring in new YouTube views.  I feel great when my YouTube videos get hundreds of thousands of views like they usually do.  But I'm not sure this is the right place for you to be hunting for new followers.…"
Aug 31
Hobart Gapp replied to JON A KAYE's discussion Downtown Boca “Rolled Out Welcome Mat” To Visitors Near And Far During 2012 National Travel & Tourism Week
"Hi Robin-
It's not in my nature to critize other Coastal Star readers, but I'm not cool with you using Coastal Star to hype your social pages.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to you with the hope you'll find a less intrusive way to find followers.…"
Aug 31
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Along the Coast: Libraries save residents big bucks at tax time
"What a clever way to dodge the county tax bill.  Smart towns jumped on it...other towns missed the boat.  Is anyone surprised that Manalapan is getting the sweetest tax dodge?  Or that Ocean Ridge had no idea?"
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Along the Coast: The Coastal Star wins 14 awards in Florida Press Association competition
"Congratulations to all the people at The Coastal Star.  These awards are well deserved and long overdue.  "
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp replied to Katherine Gatewood's discussion Part-time Building Inspector / Plans Examiner / Code Enforcement Officer Position Available
"What is the procedure to apply?  I tried to do this kind of work in Gulfstream but they realized it's much cheaper to get Highland Beach to do it for them.  "
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Gulf Stream: Migrant landing — July 7
"Hire them to do building permit inspections in town. "
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Gulf Stream: Look around — they’re underground!
"The super rich folks in Gulfsream can afford to spend billions to bury wires in the ground but they can't afford to hire a building inspector?   Something funny going on here.  I hope Highland Beach knows what they're getting into. "
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Coastal Stars: Couple helps students get college degrees
"See. Not all hedge fund guys are like Bobby Axelrod...  Cliff uses his hedge fund money to help kids.  He deserves gratitude and thanks.  "
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Highland Beach: Manager’s proposal would trim 3 cents off last year’s tax rate
"I guess they think we're stupid.  How else can you explain it.  Take a victory lap for holding the tax rate flat but increase appraisals across the board.  The result is a higher tax bill    Much higher.  Here's a novel idea..CUT SPENDING!  Has…"
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Highland Beach: Town revising its condo recertification ordinance
"I'm wondering why the mayor believes he is qualified to negate the new State regulations.   Is the mayor a structural engineer?  Is he licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida or any other state?  Did the mayor earn a degree in structural or…"
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Along the Coast: Highland Beach slows push to take over building permits for Gulf Stream
"Doing Gulfstream's permit work is a losing proposition.   Even Delray won't do it any more.  We all know that money talks in Delray Beach but they finally realized that Gulfstream got the better of them.  Now the geniuses in Highland Beach want to…"
Aug 22
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Highland Beach: New chief a familiar face in fire rescue
"Chief Glenn Joseph has certainly had a lot of jobs.  I wonder why he has moved around so much?  Will he be giving up his consulting business or still doing that on the side?  Just asking. "
Aug 22
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