Checking in via Facebook last week on former Port Orchard Mayor Lary Coppola, we noted that while recharging his batteries in the Florida Keys, Coppola had a couple of job interviews. Like others, we wondered if that could mean he and his family could be moving across the country.
No, said Coppola, in a FB post Saturday, “They are companies headquartered in Florida that do business in the PNW. So no, I’m not moving. I’m also looking at a number of opportunities at home, as numerous people have reached out to me.”
“Meanwhile, I’m just enjoying the sun, relaxing, going fishing (a passion of mine), finding some personal peace, and resetting my mental odometer back to zero. Lary WILL be back – stronger than ever ready to face down new challenges. But for now… The Keys are a place where I find personal solace – which I need = and deserve – right now.”
Coppola has been snapping sunset pictures, taking leisurely
walks on the beach, channeling Jimmy Buffet and reading Malcolm
Tipping Point” about “how little things can make a big
Meanwhile, new Mayor Tim Matthes will be presiding over his first council meeting Tuesday. Nothing much jumps out at me from the agenda, except maybe this item:
Adoption of Resolution No. 001-12, Confirming Mayoral Appointment to the Planning Commission (Kirkpatrick)
Probably a rubber stamp matter, but one never knows. I’ll be there and will let you know if there’s anything noteworthy.