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About Alfred Zucaro

Alfred Zucaro has resided in Palm Beach County since 1982 and has been a resident of Boca Raton since 2008. A graduate of Fordham University, he holds a Magna Cum Laude degree in Economics. Mr. Zucaro attended Nova University receiving a Juris Doctorate Law Degree in 1986. He is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar, practicing in the area of Immigration Law for the majority of his career. Currently he is manager/member of Palm Beach Investment and Finance LLC, a USCIS approved regional center identifying foreign investment leading to permanent resident status. Mr. Zucaro served as a City Commissioner in West Palm Beach from 1995 to 2002 and as the President of the City Commission in 2000/2001. He has also been a member of and/or served on the Economic Council, the Business Development Board, the Film and Television Commission, the Tourist Development Council, the Workforce Alliance and the Palm Beach International Film Festival. Of particular interest is his founding of the World Trade Center Palm Beach, an organization that focuses on international economic development. Married to Yvonne Boice, they are avid world travelers having visited 6 continents and dozens of countries since their 2008 nuptials.
17 Jul 2017

So the Games Have Begun: Local Election March 2018!!!

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|2 Comments

Municipal Elections 2018 are ‘off’ already and guess who’s ‘running’? Unbeknownst to the public, with little fanfare and a city clerk who has not posted the information on the public record, Councilman Robert Weinroth, on June 1, 2017, filed his intent to seek reelection to City Council Seat D.  For over 6 weeks now, Councilman [...]

17 Jul 2017

Is the ‘Mizner 200’ Project Coming to an End? I Think Not!!!!

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: FrontPageHotTopics, Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

Publisher’s Comment: After nearly 3 years of argument, the Mizner 200 redevelopment project located on Mizner Blvd between Palmetto Park Road and South Federal Hwy. has arrived at the final decision making destination in Boca Raton government; to wit: The Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).   However, it appears that a final decision is far from a [...]

29 Jun 2017

Exclusive Interview: Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s President and CEO, Jerry Fedele

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

Boca Raton Regional Hospital, an iconic institution of great import to our entire community is celebrating its 50th anniversary (1967 – 2017); an anniversary marking major milestones connecting the institution’s past to its present; and an anniversary to embark on the journey of connecting its present to its future. An incredible success story…Congratulations! Contained here [...]

19 Jun 2017

Backroom Dealing at Work Again in Boca Raton!

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|15 Comments

Are we unwittingly headed toward another OVER-development debacle? You bet we are…. In one of the longest City Council Workshop meetings in recent memory, on June 12th, a prolonged conversation took place regarding the timing of future progress for the massive Midtown Boca Development project.  It should be no surprise that the developer team for [...]

12 Jun 2017

For your Viewing Pleasure: The 2017 Beach and Boating Bash Video is Up!

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Videos|0 Comments

Publisher’s Comment: The Boating and Beach Bash…..a one of a kind event, perhaps the largest event of its kind in the entire United States and right here in Boca Raton. Jay and Lowell Van Vechten are completed dedicated to this yearly event. This year’s Bash, by far the most spectacular to date, is captured here [...]

12 Jun 2017

News, Updates, and Corrections

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|2 Comments

Publisher’s Comment: There is a hodge-podge of items to report on this week. Beginning with the Mayor’s predicted announcement that she is considering an election campaign for the County Commission seat being vacated by Commissioner Abrams….Surprise, surprise, surprise….NOT!!!   Followed by the almost immediate reaction by lobbyist Mark Guzzetta and others to correct the County’s [...]

8 Jun 2017

ATTENTION RESIDENTS: Be concerned, Be Very Concerned!

By | June 8th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

Whoever coined the phrase the ‘dog days of summer’ must not have been in Boca Raton over the last few years. Boca Raton is a year round city; a city with civic issues that can no longer be kicked down the road. Having said that, it is necessary to stay alert; the concerned resident needs [...]

5 Jun 2017

A Rare Situation: Developer Giving Back to the Public Realm

By | June 5th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|3 Comments

A public-private partnership (P3) is a contractual arrangement between a public agency (federal, state or local) and a private sector entity.  Through such an agreement, the skills and assets of each sector (public and private) are shared in delivering a service or facility for the use of the general public; Wikipedia defines P3 as a [...]

30 May 2017

Mark Guzzetta, Political Influencer Extraordinaire!

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

‘Looks’ like a duck, ‘walks’ like a duck, ‘smells’ like a duck, maybe it’s a ‘LOBBYIST’ According to the Palm Beach County lobbyist registry, political insider, Mark Guzzetta is registered as a lobbyist for the law firm of Gray Robinson, effective September 9, 2015. Also per the County registry, two Gray-Robinson attorneys, Charlie Siemon and Wendy [...]

25 May 2017

City Consultants Urge CRA to Delay Decision to Locate More Parking

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|5 Comments

Publisher’s comment: At this month’s City Council visioning session, there was a big push by CRA Chair/Councilman Scott Singer to move forward the idea of locating a parking structure west of the railroad tracks, east of the downtown library. Motivating this push is that downtown parking presents a problem needing a solution. His motivation falls [...]

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