By: Sharon Aron Baron An accountant who not only wants to make it her mission to hold the right people accountable and ensure the $800 million bond promises are kept, especially to long-neglected schools, she also wants to make sure that lower performing schools in District 5 get the same amount of funding as higher performing schools. […]
By: Gerald Heller In the July issue of the Tamarac Tam-A-Gram, an article says “What does it take to make a thriving community? At the very least, quality housing options and a good supply of jobs. Tamarac has both.” Unfortunately, these two things are not available for most Tamarac residents. For instance, the financial crisis in […]
A Kings Point resident approached me at a neighborhood meeting in April and said, “I heard that the city is looking into another high school again.”
The City of Tamarac will be voting whether or not to renew their contract with American Traffic Solutions in April. Read columnist Buddy Nevins investigation on them in today’s column. By: Buddy Nevins That’s a big scam,” Senator Marco Rubio on red light cameras, New York Times, June 5, 2015″ Cities and Counties have always insisted […]
During this same time last year, the City of Tamarac wanted to build a charter school inside of the Sports Complex against the wishes of many residents. So what’s happened since then?
What does the City Commission in Tamarac get that us normal folk just don’t have?
Typically, we remember the people in our lives that were there when times were bad, when the cards were stacked against us, who were by our side supporting us. Those types make the best friends – as well as good representatives for us in government.
When I first discovered GoFundme online, I knew it wouldn’t be long before my friends would be asking me to donate money for questionable things.
Each year 15,000 to 20,000 dogs and cats enter Broward County’s shelter as lost, abandoned, neglected, or mistreated through no fault of their own. Their chances of leaving the shelter alive vary by whether they are dog or cat; pretty or ugly; young or old; injured or ill.
I was born and raised here in Broward County. Growing up, I used to take the city bus from the front of St. Clements School in Wilton Manors to downtown Fort Lauderdale. At that time, I was in the 8th grade. In the Marine Corps I used to hitchhike…..
In the July/August issue of the City Magazine “Tam-A-Gram, it offers an unusual and interesting suggestion: residents are told to stop wondering about initiatives our city leaders are considering. Their advice is for residents to stop asking “what are they thinking” and accept the fact that everything they plan is in the best interest of Tamarac’s future.
At last Wednesday’s City Commission meeting, it was decided that the red light camera program will be halted until further notice.
Woodmont resident Dick Brown, Vice President of the Pines III Homeowners Association shares his thoughts on the current conditions of the golf course, the streets, and the charter school proposal.
By: Sharon Aron Baron For months, residents of Tamarac have been asking their elected officials to comment, at least say something about the charter school that is being proposed on seven acres at the Sports Complex on Nob Hill Road. But for months the mayor and commissioners have been relatively mute. Were they directed by someone not to […]
According to City Manager Michael Cernech, the stipulation for getting the proposal for the charter school in front of the City Commission was to have Academica’s assurances that Tamarac students would receive first priority.
Neighborhood meetings are a chance for City officials to talk about new development, crime and events. However, most residents would agree that the meat of the meetings are the Q&A section, where citizens can ask elected officials and staff member questions.
Many Kings Point residents have asked the City why they are choosing to take land from the beautiful Sports Complex, lease it out to a school, when there are so many City lands available. The City manager has told residents there are no other lands available for a charter school and therefore the sacrificial lamb must be the park.
Recently President Obama has suggested that the US should reexamine its foreign policy toward Israel. This statement was in response to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu statements during his campaign for re-election.
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Economic Development Manager Ana Zeinieh has left to take a position with the City of Coral Springs. If that sounds familiar, former Director of Community Development Jennifer Bramley left last year to work for them as well as their Deputy City Manager.