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Mayor Bullies, Fails to Derail Town Hall Meeting

January 20, 2012 by  
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Despite pressure from the Mayor of Palmetto Bay to derail a public town hall meeting, the event will take place as scheduled, on Thursday, February 2, at 7pm at Christ Fellowship Church.   At Wednesday’s Council workshop (referred to as a COW meeting, or Committee of the Whole),  District 1 Councilman Patrick Fiore made known [...]

Guest Blogger – How the Village Council is Wasting Your Money

May 24, 2011 by  
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Palmetto Bay residents should also be aware that not all of Palmer’s claims are covered by the village’s insurance policy, which will make the outcome for residents even more expensive, if not bankrupt the village.

Resident Steamed Over Village Water Monument

May 17, 2011 by  
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As the state and Miami-Dade county calling upon residents to further tighten their usage of water, one Palmetto Bay resident questions an upcoming public art project that features a fountain-inspired water component.

FDOT Proposes Dangerous Bike Lane in Village

May 13, 2011 by  
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As absurd as it sounds, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) wants to encourage you to ride your bicycle in rush hour traffic along US 1 in Palmetto Bay.

Double Fault: Council Shuns Residents, Votes Against Tennis Contract

April 5, 2011 by  
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“The people of Palmetto Bay crammed Village Hall at tonight’s meeting to urge the Village Council to renew the Jane Forman tennis academy contract. But the Council voted 4-1 to kill the program…”

Barkin’ Up the Wrong Tree

March 30, 2011 by  
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Emotions sidestep facts in bid to thwart tree removal.

WHO is Chris Scarano (and Why is He Smiling)?

October 29, 2010 by  
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With the stroke of a pen and a few hundred postage stamps, this little-known resident has done what every political candidate dreams to do – capture the attention, and hearts, of undecided voters.

Time to Bid “Adieu” to No-Bid Contracts

December 7, 2009 by  
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Time to Bid “Adieu” to No-Bid Contracts…competitive procurement is better for taxpayers.

Humility or Humble Pie?

November 4, 2009 by  
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After confronted by the public, Palmetto Bay Mayor Removes his name from resolution to rename Palmetto Bay Park in his honor.

The Edifice Complex – Stop Naming Buildings after Living Politicians

October 27, 2009 by  
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The Palmetto Bay Council is considering 2 resolutions to rename public property in honor of two current Council members. Naming public assets after living politicians still in public service is self-serving, wrong, and an abuse of taxpayer money.