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This is -- Florida smallest city is about to get wiped off the map.
Thailand the app is home to just 58 people in the -- -- on.
But for many in the state this liberal paradise was never anything more than a ruse by developers and -- classic get rich scheme.
Phil Keating who better -- story for -- -- and -- and he was the sixth person in town for this story -- Good morning crowded.
The winds here -- idyllic down there you don't even worry and stress about the daily gasoline prices knowing there as the car you can't -- drive to get there.
South of Miami in Biscayne Bay sits Florida's smaller city call it I Libya.
Or call it paradise and it is paradise -- Johnson is one of five people that call at home.
And of course I have my neighbor he's there all pelicans are named -- in the water a lot of times it's like an aquarium here to your -- -- argue backyards all Atlantic Ocean.
But here's a little bit of isolation.
But I don't feel claustrophobic at all.
Back of the sixties a shirtless president Lyndon Johnson vacationed here that's here with the flipped up hat.
But I -- is and always has been more of a ruse that a real city.
This one is the only intended road there's no courthouse.
No city hall and -- there's not even a matter.
It was all just a classic get -- scheme deprive Florida taxpayers for bridges -- development.
But then LBJ signed I -- India into Biscayne national park.
But it's incorporated status remain creating an annual bureaucratic headache for nearly fifty years.
They have never filed -- state papers.
They do not cash checks that are made to them and they do not file the reports and pay their fees -- So I let Andy is going away forever.
So early next month I land -- -- the city gets a race for good from the Florida -- and remains as Biscayne national park.
And any taxpayer -- can rent a boat.
Can go down there and enjoy what president Johnson enjoyed signs this year -- -- -- -- might have been a good idea but -- -- is on vacation.
I -- thank you very much the streets Iowa this amount that the ultimate pay eight.
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