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.
Publisher’s comment: Having met Kim Do on three occasions and observed her at the federation debate, BocaWatch believes Ms. Do has earned the opportunity to be presented to the BocaWatch reader. Below are her credentials. Also in “What’s Boca Saying” Katie Barr drills down on the issues in a video interview with Ms. Do for [...]
It's happening in our beautiful town along with other towns in our nation. Inappropriate behavior and remarks become part of the accepted norm. The purpose of the debate on Thursday, 2/8 was to meet the candidates and hear what their views are on city issues and their ideas for possible solutions. Inappropriate comments/actions Anxiety and [...]
Boca Raton agenda for the last few months seem to demand that the Council meet weekly and avoid skipping Council workshops and meeting unless to accommodate an urgent demand. This Monday and Tuesday’s meetings are no exception. Residents can expect these meeting to take hours with twists and turns unpredictable in advance of the actual [...]
Last week was the busiest campaign week so far for City Council candidates. Fundraisers, debates, mailers and roadside signage began to appear everywhere. All these items are in the Candidates’ effort to persuade you, the voter, to cast your vote for them in the March 13th City Council election. Last week, BocaWatch published a ‘Meet [...]
Publisher’s comment: A brief overview of last week’s candidates’ debate uncovered little differentiation in policy and position. With some notable exceptions the candidates were predictable and boring. When asked about the City Campus plan most supported the expenditure of public funds to vision and build a campus complex for residents and tourists alike. Spend, spend, [...]
Publisher’s Comment: Facts uncovered in BocaWatch’s effort to message the ‘millennial’ generation: 1) In 2012, 44 million eligible voters were millennials. 29% of all eligible voters; 2) In 2018, there will be more millennials than boomers in the voting age population; 3) By 2030 millennials will outnumber boomers by 22 million. Millennials now make up [...]
Kona Gray PLA, ASLA from EDSA visited the BocaWatch studio to discuss the Boca Waterfront Masterplan status and lift the hood on what it's like doing a project with such a high degree of resident involvement.
Publisher’s Comment: City Council elections for seats C and D are off and running. Candidate profiles are a good way to bring relevant information to the voting public. Presented here is a profile on Seat D Candidate Armand Grossman who has filed to run for City Council and who has begun an aggressive campaign to [...]