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16 Oct 2017

Free Market Access in Medical Care May be Dead with Boca Raton’s Elected Officials!

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

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: Boca Raton’s City Council is, once again, about to demonstrate its propensity to impose, through government power, an arbitrary public policy without adequate information or debate. At the City Council meeting on October 10, Ph.D. Candidate Eric Sevell took the public microphone to present a learned presentation and power point in opposition of [...]

16 Oct 2017

Boca Beaches New Dune Line

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

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT; Residents have been up in arms about over-development in Boca Raton.  One of the most outrageous issue over the last year is the possible beach development at 2500 and 2600 N. Ocean (A1A)…..Hurricane IRMA has unequivocally demonstrated the folly of allowing development on Boca Raton’s beach.  Jessica Gray’s article below clearly shows how [...]

12 Oct 2017

Trolling for Votes…City Council Passes Unenforceable Ordinance!

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: FrontPageHotTopics, Hot Topics, Issues|4 Comments

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: At the request of Mayor Haynie, a ordinance banning the practice of ‘conversion therapy’ by licensed mental health professionals was introduced and passed by the City Council on Tuesday, October 10. Ordinance 5407 championed by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council (PBCHRC) is based upon a ‘model ordinance’ aimed at protecting minors [...]

12 Oct 2017

Municipal Election, March 18…Just Got Very Interesting

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: FrontPageHotTopics, Hot Topics, Issues|4 Comments

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' [...]

9 Oct 2017

Florida Teacher to set up Satanic Display that Reads ‘May the Children Hail Statan’

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|8 Comments

The following article was written by Joshua Gill and originally appeared on A Florida teacher plans to erect a Satanic display at a park during the Christmas season to entice children to “hail Satan,” outraging local parents. Preston Smith, who teaches language arts at a Boca Raton middle school, said he plans to display [...]

9 Oct 2017

‘Thank You’ Boca Raton City Council!

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

PUBLISHER'S COMMENT: Boca Raton’s budgetary support for ‘sustainability’ is commended.  Recent reports suggest that the millennial generation favors sustainable and vibrant living environments.  The Sun Sentinel, on October 5th reported that the American public favors local and state governments’ do more to address these principles and do ‘more’ to fight ‘global warming’ while encouraging the [...]

9 Oct 2017

Re-Election Kick-off: 5:30 PM Thursday OCT 12th at The Little Chalet!

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: Boca Raton is exactly 5 months from the next municipal election. Two City Council seats are up this cycle. These seats are currently held by Deputy Mayor Rodgers and City Councilman Weinroth. Both Mr. Rodgers and Mr. Weinroth have officially declared their candidacy for reelection. To date, no other candidates have announced. BocaWatch [...]

5 Oct 2017

BOCA RATON’S 2020 VISION: Moving from Coast to Campus

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|8 Comments

Our City Council has voiced support for Boca Raton’s 2020 Vision initiative, and has chosen to fund “Phase 1- The Downtown Waterfront”.  This year will finally see the Wildflower blossom, made one with Silver Palm Park.  The waterfront aspect of the Vision is a work in progress.  But, Boca’s 2020 Vision is “From Coast to [...]

2 Oct 2017

The Clarion Call

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|4 Comments

With the City’s 2017-18 budget now final there is perhaps no more important item to review for insights into the narrative of what will be of import over the next 12 months.  All eyes should be on the implications of the upcoming final budget vote.  BocaWatch has been working on budget items for some time [...]

2 Oct 2017

Boca Budget’s Missing Important Priority

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

  PUBLISHER'S COMMENT:    UPDATE....UPDATE.... Victories for the residents has come in a many small ways.  Having a responsive City Council and City Administration has been the resident's guiding principle and heralded often in the articles of BocaWatch.   At last night's final budget hearing before approval of the 2017-18 budget, the City Council took action in two [...]

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