No decision made on the Boat Show issue
The Key Biscayne residents claim harm to the environment, but I believe they just don't want all that congestion on the causeway. I am against the Boat Show because of the environmental impact, they want to turn the whole place into surface lots and use it for other events throughout the year when the Boat Show is not there, in the meantime, the Boat Show group has been plowing down everything in site to get ready for the show.
How do the Key Biscayne residents feel about the Tennis Center that's used once a year for the tennis tournament, which I still call the Lipton. I don't know what it's called now.
I was not in favor of the tennis stadium when it was built, as I spent a lot of time in Key Biscayne back then and the traffic was a nightmare, I always felt that they could put the tennis stadium anywhere and people would show up for the matches.
County Commissioner Xavier Suarez took both cities to task; Miami and Key Biscayne; for not finding a solution on their own. But I think the county needs to step in and put the kibosh on the Boat Show. They have done enough damage, it's a fragile island, what else does the County Commission need to know?
I am sure it's all coming down to money, as all these things do. Let's ruin the environment in the name of the almighty dollar. It's green vs green. Environmental green vs the almighty dollar green.
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