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Editor's Note: King tides remind us we need to plan and adapt

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 4:10pm 0 Comments

    There is water in the streets. It’s there when it rains hard, when tropical weather blows through, when the highest tides of the year align with phases of the moon and when Lake Okeechobee water is diverted into canals and drained into the ocean.

    Sometimes, all of these things happen at the same time and public safety is at risk.

    Yet, as I attend the public meetings of our coastal municipalities, inevitably some member of the public — or an elected representative of the…

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Coastal Stars: Women and children have special spot in couple’s hearts

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 4:04pm 0 Comments

Anne and Peter Vegso own Health Communications Inc., a book publisher in Deerfield Beach. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack



If Anne and Peter Vegso’s last name sounds vaguely familiar, it may…

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Briny Breezes: Council endorses plan for handling code disputes

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 3:59pm 1 Comment

By Dan Moffett



    Briny Breezes moved closer to finding a way to resolve nagging disputes over code violations when the Town Council voted Oct. 26 to use either a special magistrate or a citizens enforcement board to hear residents’ cases.

    The decision, which came on a 3-2 vote, authorizes Town Attorney John Skrandel to write a proposed ordinance that allows the council to choose either method to enforce building rules. Voting for the measure were council…

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Delray Beach: Commissioners opt for Florida experience with new city manager

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 3:49pm 0 Comments

By Jane Smith



    Delray Beach’s City Commission picked the candidate with Florida experience as the next city manager.

    Mark Lauzier will start Nov. 6 with an annual salary of $235,000 under a contract approved Oct. 17 by the City Commission.

    “It’s a rich contract,” Commissioner Shelly Petrolia said. “Our expectations are high.”…

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