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About Katie Barr

Katie's family moved to Boca Raton in 1970 where she later attended Palm Beach Community College and FAU. Katie is the Founder of HaitianArt.com, a Boca Raton company which began in 1989 as a small art studio. Works by Haiti’s artists soon became part of a revolving exhibit at City Hall as well as the Boca Raton Library and Community Center. The gallery later moved to Delray Beach and broadened its base to include works by Eastern Cuban artists and Florida Highwaymen. Today her focus is on art consulting and internet art sales. She is on the board of the A.C.T.I.O.N. Foundation, a non-profit organization whose goal is to foster harmony between the Caribbean community and the United States, and currently serves as the Vice President of the Riviera Civic Association.
14 Mar 2018

Victory for the Residents!

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|11 Comments

Publisher’s Comment: Residents won last night….Monica Mayotte’s victory and Kim Do’s credible challenge has now firmly established that the residents of Boca Raton have been heard. The mantra to not let big money ‘buy’ an election has played itself out three times in the last three years. The Boca Raton question preserving the Intracoastal Waterfront [...]

12 Feb 2018

What’s Boca Saying? with Kim Do

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Videos|0 Comments

Kim Do is a living testament of the American dream. Her campaign theme is "Work hard - Achieve. Kim Do will Do Great for Boca!". Kim stopped by the BocaWatch studio to discuss how her background motivated her to run for city council against incumbent Deputy Mayor Jeremy Rodgers.

12 Feb 2018

What’s Boca Saying? with Monica Mayotte

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Videos|3 Comments

Resident friendly and BocaWatch endorsed candidate for City Council seat D, Monica Mayotte speaks with Katie on the state of affairs in Boca Raton and how she will approach representing voters on the city council. She is running against Armand Grossman and Dr Paul Preste.

4 Jan 2018

School Overcrowding – A Growing Issue

By | January 4th, 2018|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|6 Comments

School overcrowding is not just an issue for Palm Beach County or Boca Raton. Cities all over the country are struggling  to maintain a quality educational environment for their children. Increasing class sizes and overcrowded schools can be traced directly to poorly managed growth.  If school expansion and construction of new schools does not keep [...]

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