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Broadcasting Meetings Become Broken Promises For Tamarac Officials

Broadcasting Meetings Become Broken Promises For Tamarac Officials

Tamarac Commissioner Harry Dressler and Mayor Beth Talabisco sold the issue of broadcasting city commission meetings not once, but twice during their campaigns for their city commissioner and mayoral race. While it was an attention-getting platform that may have helped attain more votes, neither Dressler or Talabisco did much to make these promises become a […]

The City of Tamarac Must Commit to Transparency by Broadcasting Commission Meetings to the Public

The City of Tamarac Must Commit to Transparency by Broadcasting Commission Meetings to the Public

It’s 2012 and the City of Tamarac still isn’t broadcasting their workshops or city commission meetings to the public.

When Beth Talabisco first ran for Mayor in 2006, this was her platform. She even had campaign mail outs saying she was going to get commission meetings broadcast. Maybe it was looked into at one time and it was too cost prohibitive. However, I can assure them it is not.

Smokers: Take Your Butts Out of Our City

Smokers: Take Your Butts Out of Our City

Ever wonder where all those cigarette butts go when you see people smoking in their cars? Well, that’s an easy one for anyone who has driven in South Florida. You know they eventually end up on our streets. Take the poll here…Do you think that tossing a butt is littering?

Big Mouths Need Not Apply

Big Mouths Need Not Apply

The City of Tamarac is presently seeking City of Tamarac residents to voluntarily serve on their advisory boards and committees. Apply only if you don’t publicly disagree with how your officials run your city.

Failure to do so will result in termination of your volunteer position.

A Conservative Spotted in Coral Springs

A Conservative Spotted in Coral Springs

One of our eagle-eyed readers spotted this rare sighting at the Sportsplex in Coral Springs.

In a part of South Florida that’s predominately liberal, someone found a conservative and shared it with Tamarac Talk today.

If I Were the Queen of Tamarac

If I Were the Queen of Tamarac

Term limit all homeowner association president and officers. These HOA’s officers have been running their neighborhoods for decades. We need fresh new blood in these communities and the constant complaint I hear is that no one wants to take their place. The problem is, I don’t think they really want to let go of their positions. I say, after five years of serving on an HOA, you’re history.

Panhandlers are a Danger to our Residents and Themselves

Panhandlers are a Danger to our Residents and Themselves

Last week while driving through the intersection of Commercial Boulevard and University Drive, I saw a group of teenage boys walking in and out of traffic holding football helmets while asking for money. Were they part of a school football team? There was nothing printed anywhere that had their team name.

Tamarac Parks Still Closed on Mondays

Tamarac Parks Still Closed on Mondays

Parents, since Broward County schools are closed this week, don’t plan on visiting a Tamarac park this Monday. In fact, go visit any neighboring city park except Tamarac where you will find all facilities open to the public. Back in 2010, the City of Tamarac was faced with a $4.7 million budget gap so they […]

The Stupidity of Local Law Enforcement

The Stupidity of Local Law Enforcement

By Guest Columnist Keith Pounds I have to include a short note on the recent episode of the Florida State Trooper chasing a local police officer from Miami-Dade County. I’ve taken the time to watch the entire video, so before you comment make sure you watch it too. While even the media pundits are still […]