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Florida Atty General conceals Conspiracy
Eviction of a Certified Aqua Farm caretaker
By the Florida Division of Aquaculture Policy Act, a certified aqua farm MUST perform Best Management Practices, this includes monitoring 24/7. One option allowed to monitor is having a caretaker. DeSoto County violated the Florida Aquaculture Policy Act the moment they evicted a caretaker from a certified Aqua Farm. The following year DeSoto County rescinded this restriction and currently the farm is allowed a 24/7 caretaker and the use of the mobile home, violations found guilty of the previous year? NONE of these facts are ever mentioned by the Florida Department of Agriculture ONLY the verdict by a non jurisdictional tribunal acting without authority! A verdict is not evidence! If only the Florida Division of Aqua Culture had not been negligent and had assigned an Ombudsman to this issue, once the complaint was filed, DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie would be a thriving prosperous off grid aqua farm, along with off grid vertical hydroponic grow rooms.
Still Seeking Justice in Florida.
Application for renewal of certification
Obviously the inability to develop my business plan, due to the cease farm development order by DeSoto County, prevented my company from continuing the re certification process. Again, neither the Florida Division of Aquaculture nor the Florida Department of Agriculture (that controls the Division of Aquaculture) could grasp the severity of what DeSoto County had done to my farm development, OR did they? Somehow my State Representative Katie Edwards and Congresswoman Frankel could not grasp any of this either both allowed the ruin of my company by guilt without evidence!
Congresswoman Frankel could not demand evidence?
Verdict is not evidence
Once the staff from Congresswoman Frankel's office contacted me I thought finally the truth would come out, WRONG! Somehow a congresswoman cannot demand evidence on my behalf, is what staff responded to me? Florida tax payers have spent thousands of dollars in both District and Federal Courts preventing the evidence that a Veteran Disabled Owned Small Business violated any laws of Florida STINKS!
A verdict is not Evidence!
The above emails indicate the beginning of a cover-up to conceal the illegal ruin by Republican District DeSoto County by false claims of zoning violations. Using only the verdict by a County against a certified Aqua Farm as evidence? Wouldn't the Florida Department of Agriculture and Division of Aqua Culture want copies of evidence used to ruin a Florida certified Aqua Farm? To further conceal DeSoto County violations of the Bill of Rights and Florida Farm laws the Florida Department of Agriculture says that a concrete hurricane proof storage shed is not a useful farm structure!
Florida Department of AGriculture Guilty without Evidence
BEWARE of Behren Law Weston, Florida a civil rights law firm that finds guilt without evidence not to be a civil rights claim after $6,000!
How many lies must be told to conceal the first lie?
Governor Scott, Commissioner Putnam, Director of Aquaculture Knickerbocker, Inspector General Sears, Counsels for the Florida Department of Agriculture Hall and Costigan declare DRD Enterprises Inc. of Davie of violating Florida zoning laws by mfg. for resale on a certified aqua farm yet cannot provide evidence of guilt!
Conspiracy Act of 1964, when two or more officials conceal a false guilt and not reveal the truth constitutes a CONSPIRACY!
SafeDome off grid power plant
As a firefighter for Miami Dade County during Hurricane Andrew I saw the need for better built homes and more personal shelters. From that experience I designed the SafeDome. The SafeDome is a transportable 8 ton monolithic concrete dome and by its shape and design capable of withstanding 200 or more mph continuous winds.
These energy pods would be used in a variety of ways. Raising fingerlings, and vertical hydroponic gardens. It turns out that wind leaving a dome is almost twice the velocity as it was when struck, increasing the proficiency of a turbine mounted wind generator. Mounting a solar panel on a track allows that panel to follow the sun. Using both wind and solar with battery back up this farm would operate off the grid.
DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie is also a vendor to the United States Department of Defense that recognizes the SafeDome as a bunker and storm shelter. Miami Dade County Aviation Department required a secure structure for their personnel stationed in the Everglades and chose the SafeDome. The SafeDome meets FEMA 320 specs as a safe room.
Commissioner Putnam, Department of Agriculture Counsel Hall and Costigan, Director of Aquaculture Knickerbocker, Inspector General Sears, Governor of the State of Florida Scott say the SafeDome is NOT a useful farm structure??
DeSoto County says farm is not a farm?
DeSoto County issues a cease farm development order and evicts my caretaker, whom just so happened to be African American, off the property. ( you will find a stars and bars flag on almost every house within this Republican District) FACT the moment DeSoto County posted and stopped further farm development they violated the Florida Right to Farm Act. The instant the caretaker was evicted from a sanctioned greenbelt aquafarm DeSoto County violated the Aquaculture Policy Act which states that an Aquafarm must follow Best Management Practices meaning will be monitored 24/7.
It should be noted that post Kangaroo Special Master unauthorized hearing this caretaker restriction was rescinded.
Complaint to the Division of Aquaculture and Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs was sent.
Guilt without Evidence in DeSoto County Florida
DeSoto County Kangaroo Court
October 2009 a Kangaroo Special Masters Hearing was held. People if you ever witnessed a TV show where no matter what evidence is presented the verdict was already set.
In the brief created with the help of Mr. Costigan I provided as evidence of a developing farm and the rights of a farm in Florida; the taxation and certification as a sanctioned greenbelt aquafarm should have been sufficient. Additional docs evidencing the site visit by the Division of Aquaculture for 2010 renewal, purchase contract for cows.
DeSoto County, having no authority over farms or farm structures, declares due to overgrown grass, and no farm activity that the sanctioned 11 acre greenbelt farm is no longer a farm and that the only reason the construction of the concrete sheds was for resale, this before any had been completed, and declaring that a concrete shed is not a farm structure!
Florida Department of Agriculture Second Complaint
Complaints to the Florida Department of Agriculture and officials were numerous prior to the DeSoto County Special Masters Hearing and afterwards. After the ruling where DeSoto County actually broke the laws of Florida, Counsel Costigan then said this company would require to hire a law firm to uphold the laws of Florida and that the two laws my company based its investment on were unenforceable laws? Later Department of Agriculture would say that the Department could not interfere while litigation was ongoing.
With the August dismissal so ended any further litigation, a second complaint was filed with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs plus the Division of Aquaculuture. Along with the complaint to the Division of Aquaculture was also a request for an Ombudsman, provided under the Aquaculture Policy Act, to review the acts committed by DeSoto County, specifically the eviction of caretaker required under the Aquaculture Policy Act. Both complaints were assigned to Inspector General Sears by Governor Scott to investigate. At last perhaps the truth will be revealed and hope yet for a business recovery.
Response from Inspector General Sears is that my complaints and issue had been addressed and mentions emails? From this blip I then asked for those referred to emails. Over 40 emails addressing my complaints and the response to those by Counsel for the Department of Agriculture Costigan.
Guilty in Florida Without Evidence is OK
At a cost of $6 I discovered that the Florida Department of Agriculture declared my company the violator of Florida laws not DeSoto County!
Within these emails Counsel for the Department of Agriculture Costigan states that it was obvious to him that DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie bought a certified greenbelt aquafarm only to begin violating the zoning laws of Florida by manufacturing for resale on agricultural zoned farm land. No wonder all complaints filed with representatives and law firms were confused.
Reading this statement a request then was sent to Inspector General Sears demanding the evidence used to declare this farm violated any laws of Florida. NONE could be provided. Inspector General Sears says that an official of Florida can declare a corporation guilty and need not provide any supporting evidence!
Impartial Review Denied by Florida Department of Agriculture
All attempts to have an impartial review by some entity in Florida failed. Complaint to all my State and Congressional Representatives. Complaint to the Florida Bar, finding of Costigan guilt without supporting evidence, Bar says not unethical?
Request for an Administrative Hearing (to the Florida Department of Agriculture) so as to ask why the safedome is not a useful farm structure and how a county of Florida can take away a farm certification given by the Division of Aquaculture? Request denied appeal denied.
Request to the Division of Aquaculture forwarded to the Florida Department of Agriculture for an Ombudsman allowed under the Florida Aquaculture Policy Act, Denied.
My Representative Duh?
Congresswoman Frankel, Florida Senators, Representative Katie Edwards, Representative Albritton were the government officials contacted.
None of these officials understood or chose not to believe that Florida Department of Agriculture would allow a greenbelt farm to be ruined. Staff of Congresswoman Frankel could not request evidence from the Florida Department of Agriculture? According to her staff and inquiry is not the same as an investigation? One you can demand evidence the other you cannot? LUDICROUS! Aren't documents supporting violations public?
When I asked Congresswoman Frankel's staff about what evidence the Florida Department of Agriculture presented to them the response was astonishing, they could not ask for evidence! An inquiry is not an investigation? So my complaint to Congresswoman Frankel that my corporation was found guilty without evidence could not be verified because the proof of guilt could not be requested???? Say What! I will assume that Florida Department of Agriculture counsel Hall and Costigan informed Staff that DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie was found guilty of manufacturing for resale on a greenbelt aqua farm, violating zoning laws of Florida.
Is a verdict same as evidence? According to statements by Counsel for the Florida Department of Agriculture Costigan; it was obvious to him that DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie was manufacturing for resale on its 45 day old newly purchased aqua farm, yet has no supporting evidence!
An email from the Director of Aquaculture Knickerbocker confirming that this Greenbelt Aqua Farm was in fact proceeding with re certification. Also provided in the Aquaculture Policy Act, an Ombudsman should have been assigned immediately upon the cease farm development citation by DeSoto County. Further documentation of dereliction of duties.
Dear Mr. Pressler: Yes, you did submit a $100 fee with an Aquaculture Certificate of Registration Application in October of 2009. When you withdrew the application the Department provided you with a refund form and process to return this application fee. You declined to complete the request for the refund .
Regarding the Ombudsman, Chapter 597.003(1)(h), F.S.:
“Assist persons seeking to engage in aquaculture when applying for the necessary permits and serve as ombudsman to resolve `complaints or otherwise resolve problems arising between aquaculture producers and regulatory agencies.”
The Division will offer guidance to a certified aquaculturist when they have difficulties with other regulatory agencies or complaints with other landowners, but only to the extent that the issue involves aquaculture related activities covered by the Aquaculture Best Management Practices. We do this as part of our everyday responsibilities. There is no formal appointment of an “Ombudsman”.
Based on the Director Knickerbocker's statement DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie was not provided an Ombudsman and denied any impartial review. This is a dereliction of duties by the Florida Department of Agriculture counsels Hall and Costigan.
Representative Katie Edwards
Ms. Katie Edwards Broward County Florida, whom I thought was my elected official when I voted for her, passes me off to DeSoto County Republican elect Albritton? Even after providing the facts she somehow believed that this was a certification issue not a violation of farm rights?
Corporations cannot file Civil Rights Complaints
David Pressler represented DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie at the Special Masters Hearing held in DeSoto County, Florida. Armed with supporting evidence and Florida Law, it did not matter at this Kangaroo Court. Without authority over farms, DeSoto County declares that a greenbelt farm is no longer a sanctioned farm and the concrete sheds are not farm structures.
DeSoto County declares the concrete farm sheds yet completed are being built for resale not as farm structures. County finds DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie guilty of zoning violations. Governor Scott, Commissioner of Agriculture Putnam, Director of Aquaculture Knickerbocker, Inspector General Sears, Hall and Costigan all say that DRD Enterprises Inc of Davie violated the laws of Florida YET cannot provide evidence so as to conceal the civil violations committed by DeSoto County a Republican District of Florida.
In Federal Court a corporation MUST hire a law firm so as to file a two page civil complaint. During the complaint stage no evidence need be provided ONLY the mere accusation of a civil rights violation allows a citizen or corporation to file a complaint with discovery and submission of evidence to follow.
Behren Law Weston Florida BEWARE!!
With the Southern District Florida Broward County upholding State of Florida objection to my pro se a search for a law firm to file the created complaint began.
AVVO legal site was the site that Behren Law responded from saying the Firm had read the pleadings on the electronic posting service PACER and understood the Conspiracy and dereliction of duties committed by Governor Scott, Commissioner of AG Putnam, Director of Aquaculture Knickerbocker, Inspector General Sears, Counsels Hall and Costigan. EACH individually cited and served. Behren Law said it would file this corporation's complaint (again no evidence no pleadings at the file complaint stage) Firm saying only some minor tweaks need to be corrected Charge $3000.
Clerk of Court ERROR
Behren Law and State Attorney Weaver discover a clerical error by Clerk of Court NOT citing each individual but instead labeling the complaint Florida Department of Agriculture et al?
Not to get into legal procedures but this error changed the complaint. Rather correct the error Behren Law decided to change the already completed complaint and in doing so weakened it. Once filed Behren Law requested an additional $3000 and believing that this was for ongoing discovery and litigation this corporation paid it.
Florida tax payers pay to conceal evidence & obstruct justice
Within a week of discovering what BEHREN LAW had done this firm was dismissed and a request for the previous sent $3000 to be debited back. Response from Behren Law NO REFUNDS!
Florida spends tax payers money preventing disclosure of evidence? Why spend thousands of tax payer dollars no disclosing evidence? There is NONE! Now if the Attorney General of Florida knows that there is no evidence of guilt and does not reveal such is she not obstructing justice?
SafeDome NOT useful farm structure! says Counsel Hall
The SafeDome is an 8 ton monolithic concrete dome capable of withstanding 200 or more continuous mph winds. United States Department of Defense certified as a bunker and storm shelter, Miami Dade County, Florida certified, Meets FEMA 320 as a safe room.
Florida Department of Agriculture Counsel Hall says that the SafeDome is NOT a useful farm structure? You see if a monolithic concrete pest resistant, climate controlled, fire proof, hurricane proof, tornado proof storage shed is a useful farm structure then DeSoto County illegally stopped a farm from developing!
Conspiracy and Dereliction of Duties by Florida
Governor Scott, Commissioner Putnam, Director of Aquaculture Knickerbocker, Inspector General Sears, Counsel Hall and Costigan conspired to violate the rights of a Service Disabled Veteran owned small business so as to protect Republican District DeSoto County.
Can you afford your Civil Rights?
When found guilty in a non jurisdictional hearing there is no time limit for appeal, Supreme Court has ruled.