PUBLISHER”S COMMENT:

BREAKING News!!!….A ‘resident friendly’ candidate has filed to run for Boca Raton City Council Seat D. Monica Mayotte, today, filed the necessary paperwork to enter the March ’18 municipal election challenging incumbent Councilman Robert Weinroth. BocaWatch will be covering this race closely to inform the voting public on all aspects of the candidates’ campaign platform and promises. Stay tuned….the next 150 days should prove to be very interesting

Al Zucaro, Publisher

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Press Release – Boca Raton….

Business executive and community leader Monica Mayotte has filed to run for Boca Raton City Council, Seat D.

Seat D is currently held by Robert Weinroth.  The election is March 13, 2018.

Mayotte is a 45-year resident of South Florida and a 21-year resident of the City of Boca Raton.  During that time, Mayotte has served on numerous city and community boards and committees.

Mayotte served on the City of Boca Raton Green Living Task Force, later known as the Green Living Advisory Board from 2009-2016.  Mayotte served as Chair from 2014-2016.

Mayotte currently serves as the Climate Reality Leader for the Florida Region for The Climate Reality Project and frequently speaks on climate change issues.

Mayotte is also a volunteer with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, meeting with congressional and senate leaders to discuss climate change legislation, including reducing our country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Mayotte is also the former PTA President of Addison Mizner Elementary School.

Mayotte is a longtime employee at JM Family Enterprises and currently works as a contract employee, where she documents, calculates and manages the company’s carbon footprint.  Mayotte previously worked for Burger King Corporation in their IT Department at their world headquarters in Miami.

“I am running for the city council to be another voice for the residents, to ensure transparency, accountability and integrity.  I want to stop the overdevelopment and ensure all future development is aligned with Boca Raton’s core values, aesthetics and pays tribute to our historical past.  And, I want to ensure all decisions by the council take our quality of life into consideration: density, traffic, parking, resiliency and open green space, said Mayotte.”

Mayotte has an Associate of Arts degree (A.S.) from Miami Dade College and a Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Management Information Systems from Florida State University.

Monica and her husband, Terry, have two grown children.