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  • Chan Lowe: Security for the Broward County Commission

    Chan Lowe: Security for the Broward County Commission
    I was speaking to a group the other night and the subject of letters to the editor came up. Correcting page proofs (and, in particular, the letters section) for spelling, grammar and typos is the least rewarding part of any editorial board member’...
  • Get free tickets to tour replica Spanish galleon ship in May

    Get free tickets to tour replica Spanish galleon ship in May
    South Floridians will have a chance to tour a replica Spanish galleon ship during its visit to Fort Lauderdale as part of the state’s ‘Viva Florida 500’ celebration. El Galeon -- a 170-foot, 495 ton authentic wooden replica of a...
  • Live blogging: Broward ethics code rewrite

    Live blogging: Broward ethics code rewrite
    Here's discussion about the proposed rewrite of the two -year-old Broward County Code of Ethics, starting from the top:  4:05 p.m.: Commissioners agreed after talking for an hour, that they won't move forward with Broward Mayor John Rodstrom's proposed...
  • Can Rodstrom get votes to weaken Broward ethics code?

    As the Broward County Commission gets set to meet today, the big question: Will John Rodstrom find enough votes to get his controversial ethics-code gutting proposal passed? "I'm looking forward to voting Hell No," Commissioner Chip LaMarca wrote me by...
  • North Perry Airport control tower to remain open - for now

    North Perry Airport control tower to remain open - for now
    The North Perry Airport control tower will remain open after all, at least until Sept. 30. Calling it an emergency action, the Broward County Commission on Tuesday voted to spend $43,000 per month to ensure air traffic controllers continue guiding...
  • Palm Beach County awaits Florida Supreme Court term limit ruling

     
    The future of Palm Beach County term limits hinges on legal challenges that went before the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday. The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday disputing the constitutionality of voter-approved term limits on the Broward County...
  • Rep. Franklin Sands rules out Broward County Commission run

     
    State Rep. Franklin Sands said he has ruled out a run for the Broward County Commission seat of Ilene Lieberman. Lieberman is term-limited (unless, of course, the state Supreme Court decides she isn't.) Meanwhile, my former colleague reports that the seat...
  • ICYMI, Sen. Ring, others, trying to secure Broward County Commission term limits

     
    In case you missed it, our sister paper the Orlando Sentinel had a story this week reporting that state Sen. Jeremy Ring, D-Margate, and others in the state Legislature are trying to cement in stone the County Commission term limits approved in Broward...
  • Health reorg plan wins easy vote; DOH, counties say slow down

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A massive, 152-page bill that would totally reorganize the Department of Health and place more responsibility with local health departments passed a House committee, despite protestations from the counties and the DOH that the...
  • Another Rodstrom runs for Broward County Commission

     
    A familiar name popped up on the candidate's list for Broward County Commission. Charlotte Elizabeth Rodstrom. She's running for her husband Mayor John Rodstrom's seat, since he's term limited. Rodstrom-the-wife is a Fort Lauderdale city commissioner. We'...
  • The new Broward County Commission district maps

     
    If you are curious what all the ruckus is about regarding Broward County's new district maps, you can take a look at them yourself. The county has them in pdf form, but even better is the Google Earth version. Download Google Earth onto your computer, and...