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By Mary Hladky
Suspended Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie’s trial on public corruption charges will start on March 23.
Bruce Zimet, Haynie’s criminal defense attorney, and Assistant State Attorney Brian Fernandes requested the trial date at a Sept. 10 hearing before Circuit Judge Jeffrey Gillen. Both anticipated a five-day trial.
Over the past year, Zimet has repeatedly said Haynie would not…Continue
Delray Beach ended contract negotiations on Sept. 6 with Michael Cernech as the new city manager.
“From the start, it was important that we come to terms that were acceptable to both parties. Unfortunately, in this case we simply could not get there,” Mayor Shelly Petrolia said in a prepared statement. “We were excited at the possibility of having Mr. Cernech lead our team and regret that it is no longer possible.”
Cernech will remain city manager of Tamarac in Broward…Continue
The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County has issued a countywide precautionary swim advisory for all public beaches. At this time, swimming is not recommended.
Tests will be conducted, when possible, to determine the water quality at public beach locations. Until test results are available, beach-goers should assume that ocean water contact may pose an increased risk of disease or illness, particularly for susceptible individuals.
Additionally, residents should…Continue
By Rich Pollack
Highland Beach property owners are likely to see a very slight increase in their municipal taxes as town commissioners move closer to finalizing their fiscal 2020 budget.
During an Aug. 29 meeting, commissioners agreed to tentatively set the final rate for the year beginning Oct. 1 at $3.79 per $1,000 of taxable property value, up 8 cents or about 2.2 percent from this year’s $3.71 per $1,000 and 21…Continue
By Mary Hladky
A cultural group has scaled back its ambitious proposal to build a performing arts complex on city-owned land east of the Spanish River Library and instead wants to locate it on two city-owned parcels next to the Mizner Park amphitheater.
The idea quickly garnered “conceptual support” from City Council members on Aug. 26, although the resolution they unanimously approved makes clear the city is not…Continue