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Residents Need to Get their Ducks in a Row

Residents Need to Get their Ducks in a Row

By: Sharon Aron Baron Back in 2012, City Commissioners Diane Glasser and Pam Bushnell were both reelected unopposed, which means their constituents were pretty much happy with the way they were doing things over in City hall. Or were they weren’t paying attention. In 2016, the District 1 and 3 seat will be up for […]

Candidate’s Mailer Misleads Voters

Candidate’s Mailer Misleads Voters

  By: Sharon Aron Baron Mayor Harry Dressler is asking for residents to re-elect him for mayor on his recent campaign mailers, potentially misleading them into believing that he was elected into office. As you may remember, Dressler was appointed after Beth Talabisco was re-suspended by the Governor. Just last week I reported that he stole our images to promote himself […]

Seeing Red: Update on the Red Light Cameras in our City

Seeing Red: Update on the Red Light Cameras in our City

In August 2013, the City of Tamarac installed over 15 red light cameras. After one year of operation, I wanted to find out how they were doing.

When the city of Tamarac signed the contract with American Traffic Solution in November of 2012, the mayor and commissioners stressed that they would be installed for safety reasons, and Commissioner Michelle Gomez assured me that they would be “cost neutral.”

With Influx of Charter Schools, Tamarac Needs Education Board

With Influx of Charter Schools, Tamarac Needs Education Board

With the influx of charter corporations wanting to move their schools into our city, Tamarac Talk asked the city commission at the May 28 meeting to establish an Education Advisory Board. Here’s why we need one…..

Right now, charter schools are treated like any other business setting up shop, and allowed in business districts like strip centers or even close to other public schools.

Tamarac Needs a Mayor and Commissioners in 2014

Tamarac Needs a Mayor and Commissioners in 2014

In 2012, two commissioners in the City of Tamarac were reelected uncontested because no one ran against them. November elections are six months away and the city of Tamarac will have three seats on the ballot, including two on the commission and one for Mayor. If you are a civic-minded resident that has an interest in our local government, consider throwing your hat into the ring, but do it soon because the qualifying period is in June.