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Patte Atkins-Grad Will Not Resign: Election Will Be Set

Patte Atkins-Grad Will Not Resign: Election Will Be Set

Patte Atkins-Grad will not resign and a special election will now be held to decide if she will be legally recalled.

Last Thursday, Recall Attorney Joshua Entin spoke to Atkins-Grad’s Attorney Stuart Michelson after they had received the certification of the petitions, and asked Michelson point-blank if Atkins-Grad would be resigning.

The Down and Dirty Mess in Tamarac

The Down and Dirty Mess in Tamarac

District Two in Tamarac has had taxation without some sort of competent and consistent representation for some time and it shows. Details that only residents who are truly invested in the community can see, are problematic and are not getting taken care of. Sidewalks are black with mildew, shopping carts sit on corners for days, corners are magnets for advertising signs and strip malls sit empty. We haven’t had an elected official that has been an advocate for the aesthetics for Tamarac.

Candidate’s Chances Slim After Activist Exposes Lies

Candidate’s Chances Slim After Activist Exposes Lies

A South Florida activist and local blogger has brought down a candidate who was running to be the next city commissioner for Dania Beach. Chaz Stevens wrote that Daniel Sohn, 22, candidate for Dania Beach city commissioner, lied about his nonprofit as well as embellished his resume. As of today, his Facebook page for his candidacy has been removed and endorsements are dropping like flies.

Red Light Cameras: Tamarac’s Terrible Towers

Red Light Cameras:  Tamarac’s Terrible Towers

I received my September issue of Money Magazine the other day and on the front cover was “Best Places to Live 2013.” As I was flipping through all the pages of ideal places to live around the country, I was hoping that Tamarac would one day be listed among them. That was before I took a drive down University and saw the red light ticket camera monstrosities being installed in our city today.

Atkins-Grad Denied Emergency Injunction to Stop Recall Effort

Atkins-Grad Denied Emergency Injunction to Stop Recall Effort

Tamarac City Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad tried to get the appellate court to drastically accelerate the timing in her appeal of Circuit Judge Michael Gate’s order denying her an “Emergency Injunction” to stop the recall against her. Judge Gates had denied her request finding her grounds were insufficient and that her requested relief would not serve the public interest.

National Company Helps Residents Leave a Lasting Legacy

National Company Helps Residents Leave a Lasting Legacy

One national company who has made South Florida its home is educating others on how they can leave their own legacy to benefit future generations.
Science Care, based out of Phoenix, AZ moved their Florida operations to Coral Springs in 2012 to make whole body donation one of the most compassionate funeral alternatives available.

2013 National Night out with Sheriff Scott Israel

2013 National Night out with Sheriff Scott Israel

Join Sheriff Scott Israel when he makes an appearance in Tamarac to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6th at the Tamarac district office. Various BSO demonstrations are planned along with refreshments, free petting-zoo pony rides, a balloon-making clown, face painting, and music By D.J. Phantom Dragon as well as free raffle prizes throughout the night (must be present to win).