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16 Nov 2017

Public Outreach: December 5th ….Tri-Rail is Coming!

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: FrontPageHotTopics, Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

The meeting notice has been posted to the City website, shared on social media and placed on the City calendar. Staff liaisons will also share with boards and committees. The City’s Communction Director will  send a weekly calendar email to those who have subscribed. The post will  be sent again as the date gets closer.  

16 Nov 2017

Mayor Offers PR ‘Spin’; Public Record Establishes Facts!

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: FrontPageFeatured, FrontPageHotTopics, Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

Publisher’s Comment: Dear Mayor…please do not take us, the residents, for fools. Nancy Hendrey took the public microphone and raised a concern on your lack of disclosure about an ownership interest in Community Reliance, LLC.  Public records unequivocally establishes your ownership interest in that company from its inception in 2007 until last year. What is [...]

15 Nov 2017

FACT-CHECK: Boca Mayor on Disclosing Conflict of Interest

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: FrontPageHotTopics, Hot Topics, Issues|3 Comments

Publisher’s Comment: Monday afternoon at the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting, Boca Raton’s elected officials fumbled thorough 3 plus hours of dialogue regarding  the ethical challenges concerning our embattled Mayor/CRA Member, Susan Haynie.  You may also be reading the Palm Beach Post’s 3 front page investigative reports outlining the ethical allegations against the Mayor and [...]

13 Nov 2017

Development to the Left of us, Development to the Right of us, Development in Front of us!

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

The Palm Beach Post, on Sunday November 12th, reported that the Boca Raton Innovation Campus may seek City approval to expand its technology hub to include 720 apartments, 20 townhouses, a 120 room hotel and 81,000 square feet of retail space. Alexandra Clough, in her weekly column, Business Watch, provides a comprehensive history of the [...]

13 Nov 2017

How Refreshing….a ‘Resident friendly’ Ordinance Drafted with the Residents’ Interests in Mind

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|3 Comments

After years of seeing numerous City of Boca Raton development ordinances created, or strongly influenced by the very land use attorneys that represent the developer and land owner, something changed for the better…. The Development Services staff for the city, at the behest of City Council, crafted a development ordinance for ‘Midtown’. What a difference!  [...]

13 Nov 2017

“…the Truth, the whole Truth, and nothing but the Truth.”

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|6 Comments

Publisher's Comment: 'Good Governance' took a major step forward yesterday afternoon in City Hall Chambers.  The open dialogue on Mayor Haynie's ethics question would never have taken place a year ago and it takes place now due in large part to the investigating reporting of the Palm Beach Post and the efforts of Councilwoman Andrea [...]

9 Nov 2017

Long Live the Beach!

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|2 Comments

Boca Save our Beaches is delighted to announce the launch of an outstanding partnership with Oceanside Beach Services (http://beachservice.com/), Southeast Florida’s luxury chair and umbrella rental service on the beach. Boca Save our Beaches received generous beach cleanup donations of pickup sticks from Unger Enterprises (https://usa.ungerglobal.com/) and collapsible buckets from Ultimate Survival Technologies (http://www.ustbrands.com/). These [...]

9 Nov 2017

A City Within a Park…Not a School Within a Park

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|5 Comments

Are we experiencing the Wildflower fight all over again? Not a rhetorical question by any means.  Beginning last year with the “Boca Question’s” overwhelming win at the polls by a margin of 67% to 33%, the people spoke:   preserve all city owned Intracoastal Parks for recreation; for the enjoyment of the people.  The people stood [...]

6 Nov 2017

Breaking News – More on the Mayor’s Secret Financial Dealings

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|3 Comments

Publisher’s Comment: Post reporter Lulu Ramadan has been investigating the Mayor’s ‘secret financial’ dealings first uncovered 8 months ago during the March ’17 mayoral elections.  The results of this investigative journalism are outlined in an interview aired on WPTV this past Friday. Al Zucaro, Publisher

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