By Rich Pollack

Three candidates, including the incumbent, will run for a single open Highland Beach commission seat in the March election.
However, with the death of Mayor Carl Feldman, two seats may be open.
Commissioner Elyse Riesa, who was elected two years ago to fill the unexpired term of Feldman after he resigned to run for mayor, will be challenged by newcomers Evalyn David and Rose Zammataro.
Town commissioners, at their Jan. 8 regular meeting, will discuss filling the mayor’s seat.
Commissioners may appoint someone to fill the position for the one year remaining in Feldman’s term but could decide to add the position to the March 12 municipal election ballot.
That option, however, would present challenges since the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections’ deadline to make changes to the ballot is Jan. 15.
David, 69, a retired attorney specializing in trust and estate work, lives in the Braemar Isle section of the Boca Highland Beach Club and Marina Complex. She has owned property in Highland Beach since 2008 and moved here full time in 2010.
Riesa, 66, is a retired executive who served as a managing director and global vice president for a Fortune 500 company. She lives in the Boca Cove community and is a 12-year, full-time resident of Highland Beach.
Zammataro, 72, who works part time as a travel consultant with Unique Travel in Delray Beach, lives in The Villa Aurora small condominium. She has lived in Highland Beach since 1982.
The top vote-getter in the March 12 election will serve a three-year term.

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