RIOC Appears To Abandon All Safety Enforcement

RIOC PSD Caves Again, Illegal Parking and Partying, Sunday, West Promenade

You could probably laugh at RIOC's clownish incompetence, if it weren't for the hazards created by it.
You could probably laugh at RIOC's clownish incompetence, if it weren't for the hazards created by it.
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RIOC caved again, giving the Sanctuary carte blanche for a West Promenade party, free illegal parking for guests and more. A new era of indifference to community concerns paved the way, and RIOC’s board played along.

 

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