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24 Mar 2017

Celebrating Students: March 29th Opening Night Film & Party – All are Invited!

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

Hello Friends of G-Star, The Palm Beach International Film Festival and Keiser University! We would like to personally invite you to the Bowery Palm Beach in CityPlace for The Great PBIFF Opening Night Party!  Free Appetizers!  Free Drinks!  Live Music!  Celebrate Students in Film Awards!  Walk the Red Carpet, get interviewed and have some classic Hollywood [...]

20 Mar 2017

Follow the Money – Part 3

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|5 Comments

Background Information:  Follow the Money Part 1 Follow the Money Part 2 When is a developer not a developer? When language manipulation changes the question presented on behalf of the Mayor to the Palm Beach County Ethics Commission (COE) for an advisory opinion on a Conflict of Interest matter concerning the Mayor first revealed in [...]

9 Mar 2017

Follow the Money – Part 2

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|3 Comments

BocaWatch is continuing to follow and report on the developing story of Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie’s apparent conflict of interest with a local investor based in Boca Raton. Two new issues have surfaced that we are researching for more details. What was the source of the apparently false information provided to the Palm Beach [...]

2 Mar 2017

Follow the Money

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|25 Comments

Posted on February 24, 2017 on the internet Facebook Group Only Boca Politics was a series of comments establishing a business relationship between Mayor Susan Haynie and her husband, Neil Haynie, with Investments Limited and its principals, Marta and Jim Batmasian. This article provides more details on the situation. Background Investments Limited is a large [...]

20 Feb 2017

Boca Raton Election Candidate Voting Records

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|8 Comments

Prior to the municipal election on March 14 we thought it would be useful to provide the City Council meeting voting records of the two incumbent candidates – Mayor Susan Haynie and Councilman Scott Singer. This information can be used for fact checking campaign promises as well as an indicator of future voting tendencies. The [...]

20 Feb 2017

The Reality and The Theory of Dredging

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|4 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following explains the standards that the City of Boca Raton follows for beach renourishment and dredging and a response from a resident explaining the reality of the situation based on empirical evidence. Ryan Dick gave us permission to reprint his email. Sent: Thursday, February 9, 2017 4:26 PM To: Bistyga, Jennifer Cc: [...]

13 Feb 2017

Could an Improvement to Growth Policy be Coming to Florida?

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

How did we get here? Why is Boca on this path of over-development? This development culture goes way beyond the City of Boca Raton, with the Governor Rick Scott leading the way to a disastrous future for Floridians. Fortunately, there may be some good news ahead. But First…Some History In 2011, the Florida legislature made [...]

13 Feb 2017

BocaWatch Endorsements for City Council March 14, 2017

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

It’s Time for Real Change! Mayoral Race Vote for Al Zucaro City Council Seat A No endorsement – Let the voters decide City Council Seat B Vote for Andrea Levine O’Rourke With three City Council seats up for grabs, this year’s municipal election offers voters the opportunity for significant and meaningful change in the governance [...]

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