Monday, September 23, 2019

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Delray’s building regs, the endangered Democrat and more.

Delray’s new building rules Delray Beach Planning and Zoning Director Dana Little told me Friday that he will be “happily surprised” if the city commission...
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Taking a gamble on FAU

The line on FAU sports John Kelly has bet Florida Atlantic University’s future on sports. FAU’s president will bet with money from the Schmidt Family Foundation...
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What’s on tap for FAU and other burning issues of the week

FAU’s major donation The last time Florida Atlantic University announced a major donation, things ended badly. Accepting $6 million nearly two years ago to name the...
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Mizner Trail gets nasty and other items of note

Mizner Trail gets rockier… The fate of the old Mizner Trail Golf Course has entered another nasty and—for non-lawyers—confusing legal spitting phase. To recap: In June,...
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Pension reform updates and a key Delray player on her way out

Diane Colonna Delray pension reform update Like Boca Raton, Delray Beach has gone big on police and fire pension reform. Boca Raton proposed a series of major changes...
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Playing politics with development and more.

Playing politics with the Ag Reserve No one mentioned Palm Beach County’s Agricultural Reserve Area on Tuesday when the county commission chose new leaders, but...
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New land use regs, more on Mizner Trail and All Aboard updates

Growing pains Tonight, Delray Beach nears a decision on one of those Really Big Deals for cities. The city commission holds the first of two scheduled...
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Last call, trash talk & things are looking up

Last call With regard to the idea of extending drinking hours in Boca Raton, it was at least one too many—and maybe more than one...
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Delray’s new city manager and more

Cooper wins it There were two big stories last week in Delray Beach from the search for a city manager. One was the city commission’s...
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Who’s in line for Delray city manager?

Delray: The Top Five Finalists On Friday, Delray Beach city commissioners are scheduled to choose the next city manager. They will interview the five finalists...
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