And the Hits Just Keep on Coming
So it appears that after myriad denials by Moss, Reinke, Joel, Tucker, Minozzi, Trotter and their comrades in the syndicate, the city was using outside attorneys to address EPA "issues" and queries by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
The syndicate was so effective in keeping this cover-up … covered up, that the city clerk and the city attorney legitimately had no knowledge of these activities in a January 2010 public records request.
Oh, and exactly what were the other two-and-a half councilors doing when all of this was going on?
While the FDEP was (and is) complicit in the city's violations of the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act, the EPA wasn't (and isn't) – so one wonders how long did the city expect to keep these matters under wraps as soon as the feds got involved.
CLICK HERE FOR THE LEGAL BILLS (some charges are for non-violations)
Last question: and exactly why should the citizens of Marco Island have to pay for these charges?