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.
Tamarac held their city-wide community garage sale on Saturday and whether you were in the market for used movies for your VCR, or looking for a counterfeit Louis Vuitton purse, the Tamarac garage sale was the place to go for this and so much more.
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.
The organizers of the recall effort have requested that Circuit Judge Peter Weinstein set a date to be held for the removal of Tamarac Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad.
A group of residents have made Broward County history by successfully recalling an elected official by petition.
Tamarac City Clerk Patricia Teufel released certification that the Supervisor of Elections office verified 2,296 signatures to recall Patte Atkins-Grad, which was 421 more than the 1,875 needed during the final round of the petition process.
In less than a year in office, Broward County Commissioner Marty Kiar has found that the best ideas come from his constituents. One idea in particular is to make county parks free for veterans with service related disabilities. He found not only was it a great idea, it was also the right thing to do.
Governor Rick Scott announced on Monday that Venezuelan pharmaceutical company, Unipharma, will relocate from Venezuela and establish its headquarters in here in Tamarac.
An eagle-eyed Broward Sheriff’s Office sergeant spotted an older, white SUV Sunday driven by a woman who recently robbed employees at two businesses at gunpoint.
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.
VIDEO: Broward Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying a female hidden under a hooded sweatshirt who robbed a Tamarac Walgreens early Thursday morning at gunpoint.
The Jewish High Holidays are upon us, and to celebrate Winn-Dixie is hosting a ‘Taste of Rosh Hashanah’ on Sunday August 18 at their Tamarac location.
On Monday, Coral Springs City Manager Erdal Donmez welcomed Jennifer Bramley, as their new Deputy City Manager.
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.
VIDEO: A young woman was accosted on August 4th by an armed robber with a southern accent who threatened her life for the money in the hotel register.
View the Photos: The Tamarac District of the Broward Sheriff’s Office offered an evening of fun at this year’s 30th Annual National Night Out. Unfortunately, the evening was cut short due to the rain.
Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry has announced the appointment of Tamarac resident Roberto “Rob” Hernandez as the new Deputy County Administrator.
The City of Tamarac was supposed to be enjoying a night out against crime, but City Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad must have thought that she was above the law when she threw a water bottle and unleashed a tirade upon one Tamarac family.
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.
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.
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).