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  • Lauderdale Lakes - how not to run a city -- report by inspector general

     
    The economic decline of 2008 was tough for all cities, but for one small burg in Broward, it marked the first chapter in what might now be compiled as a book: How to run a city into the ground. Broward’s inspector general wrote a first draft,...
  • Thursday memorial service for seven fallen LEOs

     
    ?? A memorial service is planned??Thursday to remember seven law enforcement officers who died on the job.?? The service will be hosted at 10:30 a.m. by the Broward Sheriff's Office,??2601 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale.???? During the ceremony, an...
  • State, fed investigate South Fla lawmaker

     
    State and federal authorities are investigating allegations that state Rep. Hazelle Rogers failed to disclose payments she received for lobbying for a construction company before voting to award it a contract to build a library and cultural center....
  • Bad year for the Taylors - Lauderdale Lakes manager fired, husband ripped by inspector general

     
    The man at the receiving end of today's scathing inspector general report has had quite a bad year. His wife was fired as city manager of Lauderdale Lakes earlier this year. Norman Taylor runs Broward's Office of Economic and Small Business Development....
  • Lauderdale Lakes making "serious'' financial progress

     
    At one point, Lauderdale Lakes' continued existence as a city appeared to be in jeopardy. Tuesday, the signs it was returning to solidity were hopeful. The city was once again before the County Commission, as it seeks to repay a bill for Broward Sheriff's...
  • Inspector general report says Lauderdale Lakes manager violated procurement policies

     
    A Broward inspector general report says Lauderdale Lakes City Manager Jonathan Allen violated city policies last year when he hired a temporary public works director without getting commission approval first. The preliminary report says after Allen...
  • Lauderdale Lakes eliminating deputy vice mayor post

     
    His fellow Lauderdale Lakes commissioners aren’t saying Deputy Vice Mayor Eric Haynes is useless, just his title. Commissioners tentatively voted Tuesday to eliminate the deputy mayor post because they said it’s not needed anymore –...
  • Broward Inspector General confirms gross mismanagement in Lauderdale Lakes

     
    A prelimary report by the Broward County Office of Inspector General substantiates charges of gross mismanagement by city officials in Lauderdale Lakes. It said the city commission was also to blame “because its members failed to review and...
  • Private school with checkered past plans site in Orlando

     
    In Broward County, a private, Christian school was recently the focus of a Miami New Times article about abuses of tuition vouchers for students with disabilities. The school, run by Julius Brown of Lauderdale Lakes, took in over $2 million dollars in the...
  • Scott’s budget wages war on trust funds

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's austere budget pitch to lawmakers has one component that's always alluring for politicians: it eliminates some 125 “trust funds” which are established in law to direct specific fees and taxes toward...
  • Democrats call Scott a job-killer over high-speed punt

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Democratic lawmakers are blasting Gov. Rick Scott for his decision to punt $2.4 billion in federal high-speed rail money. Republican legislative leaders in Tallahassee convinced rank-and-file lawmakers to go along with the $1.2...