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Understanding why you may be in a Flood Zone

Many homeowner’s question the need for Flood Insurance on their property.  Properties with a federally backed loan (almost all loans) are required to have a Flood Zone Determination (FZD) performed on them.  A lender is only responsible for determining if the property falls within a Flood Zone.  If it is within a flood zone, flood insurance is required in order for the lender to make the loan.  FZD’s are a quick and efficient, yet often inaccurate, way for lenders to keep the financing…

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Posted by John Axt on January 9, 2014 at 3:59pm

Holiday Safety Tips from the Melbourne Beach Police Department

Thank you to the Melbourne Beach Police Department for their holiday safety tips.

  1. The Holidays are approaching fast; all of us at the Melbourne Beach Police Department want you and your family to have a wonderful and safe Holiday. However, criminals do not take breaks from committing crimes.…
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Posted by Terry Williams on December 4, 2013 at 3:00pm

Save The Date- January 25th- You're Invited!!

Posted by Deborah Gilbert Plaag on November 24, 2013 at 2:39pm

Election Results (2013)

Below are election results as published by the Brevard County Supervisor of Elections:  

Final Results: 11/7/13 5:08:26 PM

Mayor, Town of Melbourne Beach (vote for one)

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Posted by Terry Williams on November 5, 2013 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

Jim Simmons is Our Best Choice for Mayor

by Terry Williams, Editor - The Melbourne Beach Wave

Jim Simmons is our best choice for Mayor of Melbourne Beach. [I reviewed his video to also learn more about him.]

Why? Both candidates – Jim Simmons and Donnie L. Price (Sr.), are good neighbors and friends to many of our residents. But, when I look at this race, I have four fundamental concerns.…

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Posted by Terry Williams on November 3, 2013 at 10:00am

Mayoral Candidate Donnie L. Price Files 3rd Election Complaint Against The Wave

On October 15, 2013, Mayoral Candidate Donnie L. Price filed a third complaint against The Wave to "Melbourne Beach Wave, LLC" swearing that "The Melbourne Beach Wave is a publication/PAC being distributed via U.S. Mail throughout the town of Melbourne Beach." He continues, the publication "clearly is being distributed by an illegal "political action committee" in violation of Florida election law."

Posted by Terry Williams on October 29, 2013 at 2:50pm — 5 Comments

Mayoral Candidate Donnie L. Price Files 2nd Election Commission Complaint

Price swears to Election Commission: Margot Dorfman’s article about the Melbourne Beach Volunteer Fire Department is an illegal political advertisement

On October 15, 2013 Mayoral Candidate Donnie L. Price signed a sworn statement and filed a complaint with the Florida Election Commission claiming the entire Melbourne Beach Wave should include a legal endorsement because Ms. Dorfman “published in” The Wave.

Mr. Price…

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Posted by Terry Williams on October 29, 2013 at 11:00am

'Peace and Love' Mayoral Candidate Donnie L. Price Files Election Complaint against Editor of the Melbourne Beach Wave

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

'Peace and Love' Mayoral Candidate Donnie L. Price Files Election Complaint against Editor of the Melbourne Beach Wave

Local newspaper endorsement of Jim Simmons for Melbourne Beach Mayor stirs the ire of unhappy opponent

Melbourne Beach, Florida – October 23, 2013 - On October 15, 2013, one day prior to standing before Melbourne Beach residents at a…

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Posted by Terry Williams on October 24, 2013 at 9:30am

 
 
 

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Thank you for taking part in the "Positively Melbourne Beach" 2014 Photo Contest!  Our first contest was a great success -- so many beautiful shots.…Continue

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Holiday Safety Tip: The Holidays are approaching fast; all of us at the Melbourne Beach Police Department want you and your family to have a wonderful and safe Holiday. However, criminals do not take…Continue

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