‘FECKLESS’ City Council Rejected by Ethic Commission….So What’s next?


Publisher’s Comment:

After 3 hours of ‘painful’ debate on November 13, our elected officials ordered the City Manager to request a review from the
Ethics Commission of the Mayor’s August 2013 advisory opinion; that opinion being the basis for Mayor Haynie’s justification for continued voting on Batmasian projects. The Ethics Commission’s Executive Director rejects the request and the Mayor, who has publically stated she welcomes an Ethic’s commission review, now refuses to submit a new request with a current fact pattern for analysis and direction. The City Council can and must act. They have policing powers as I pointed out in this week’s commentary, but that suggestion was rejected hands-down as articulated in Deputy Mayor Rodgers’ comment published in BocaWatch this past week….No surprise

Al Zucaro, Publisher


For a complete review of the correspondence between the City Manager and the Ethics Commission click below:

Ahnell Letter 11-25-2017

Bannon Letter 11-28-2017


On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, the Palm Beach Post published an article on the latest breaking news regarding Boca Raton’s ‘secret
financial ties’ scandal….Click here to view the article “Ethics Director Pokes Hole in Boca Mayor’s Defense of Developer Votes. 


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Alfred Zucaro has resided in Palm Beach County since 1982 and has been a resident of Boca Raton since 2008. A graduate of Fordham University, he holds a Magna Cum Laude degree in Economics. Mr. Zucaro attended Nova University receiving a Juris Doctorate Law Degree in 1986. He is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar, practicing in the area of Immigration Law for the majority of his career. Currently he is manager/member of Palm Beach Investment and Finance LLC, a USCIS approved regional center identifying foreign investment leading to permanent resident status. Mr. Zucaro served as a City Commissioner in West Palm Beach from 1995 to 2002 and as the President of the City Commission in 2000/2001. He has also been a member of and/or served on the Economic Council, the Business Development Board, the Film and Television Commission, the Tourist Development Council, the Workforce Alliance and the Palm Beach International Film Festival. Of particular interest is his founding of the World Trade Center Palm Beach, an organization that focuses on international economic development. Married to Yvonne Boice, they are avid world travelers having visited 6 continents and dozens of countries since their 2008 nuptials.


  1. Is this really the best Boca Raton can do for a City Council. Vote them out…. we have an election in March. We can do better!


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