Hot Topics

/Hot Topics
2 Nov 2017

Boca Raton’s Definition of Insanity…. OVER-development!

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

At a recent Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting held on October 23rd, a presentation presenting arguments for, or against, turning Dixie Hwy and Federal Hwy into one-way roads throughout the downtown was made.  CRA Chair Scott Singer was the driving force behind the initiative as a possible downtown traffic solution; a solution for a problem [...]

2 Nov 2017

Guest Commentary: Poor Planning Equals Poor Performance!

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

Why is there no city wide, comprehensive plan for how Boca must grow?  Schools and other infrastructure needs are forgotten or dismissed.  Why will we be 138% in classroom capacity by 2021?  Is the Palm Beach School Board at fault?  Past and some current council members have taken their eye off the city as a [...]

2 Nov 2017

All Politics are Local….or Are They?

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

WASHINGTON OVERVIEW October was the month when Congressional Republicans concluded that they might lose their Congressional majorities in 2018 if they do not pass a major tax relief bill.  Fear is a powerful motivator.  In Washington, it can be even more powerful than money. On October 26th the House put aside inter-party disputes over how [...]

30 Oct 2017

Boca Raton Wildflower Park Progress Tracking

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|7 Comments

This article presents some updated information regarding Wildflower Park progress. The tracker graphic included toward the end of this article has been updated accordingly. Past update articles are included for reference in Attachment 1. Following is a brief update discussion on each of the open phases. Passive Park Residents have been asking for Wildflower Park [...]

30 Oct 2017

School Board Chair on Overdevelopment vs. Overcrowding!

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|3 Comments

The following is a email newsletter sent by the The Federation of Boca Raton Homeowner Associations The Federation of Boca Raton Homeowner Associations Tuesday, November 7, 2017 8:30 am Community Center 150 Crawford Blvd. Proposed Camino Square re-development. A Representative of Florida Crystal will make a presentation about the proposed re-development of the Camino Square Retail [...]

30 Oct 2017

Boca Raton’s 2017 -18 Social Season has Begun

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

Boca Raton’s season has officially begun….generally speaking, the season begins with the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce dinner; an event that many feel is a must attend event. Well, this Chamber event actually did take place on Saturday evening, October 28, 2017 amidst one of the worst rain storms of the year…. From now on, [...]

26 Oct 2017

Amateurish, Incompetent…Wasting Time, Losing Money…It’s Time to Go!!!

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|14 Comments

If you have been following the antics of our City Council on the ‘Potential Sale of Municipal Golf Course West’ over the last 12 months, you may have to come to the conclusion that the City Council must be auditioning for the role of “The Gang That Could Not Shoot Straight.” What started out as [...]

26 Oct 2017

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Banned in Boca for Another Year!

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|10 Comments

The Boca Raton City Council decided this week that their hypothetical, fabricated concerns were more important than implementing the will of the 76% of Boca residents who voted in favor of medical marijuana. Before proceeding, a few notable exceptions must be highlighted. First, we should extend a thank you to Councilwoman O'Rourke for taking time [...]

23 Oct 2017

Boca Politics: Who Will be Standing When the Music Stops?

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

What an active political week for Boca Raton…. As reported last week, the Mayor is abandoning ship as predicted and seeking higher office in the County Commission District 4 seat; a partisan seat currently held by Republican Steve Abrams.  To date, no other candidates, ether Republican or Democrat, have emerged…. As predicted, CRA Chairman/Council Member [...]

23 Oct 2017

Rumor Has it…Patch Reef Park to be Sold????

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|9 Comments

For two week now, numerous concerned inquiries have come into BocaWatch about ‘Patch Reef Park’ being sold to Rafael Nadal, the world’s number one clay court tennis star, for a private tennis academy.   BocaWatch has followed up on these inquiries to find out that the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District is not and [...]

Load More Posts