Monday, September 23, 2019

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Failing Grades

Pension Talk The latest report on local pension plans in Florida makes clear what is at stake for Boca Raton and Delray Beach. Since 2011, the...
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“New Benchmark” for Boca, more on FSU’s fumble, plus more.

Hyatt Place is coming to downtown (Pictured: Hyatt Place in Delray Beach) The vote Monday on the most prominent piece of land in Boca Raton was...
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What’s next for Boca union talks, how FSU may be getting thrashed, plus more.

City vs. unions: what happens next With Boca Raton and the police and fire unions at an impasse over pension, wage and work-rule issues—things like...
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City-Union Talks at Impasse

Wildflower update News flash: Talks at standstill Not surprisingly, Boca Raton has been unable to reach agreement with the police and fire unions on new contracts....
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More train talk, some Delray news & other reflections

More train talk There’s always more to write about All Aboard Florida. In Thursday’s posting, I explained that despite strong public opposition in some parts of...
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All Aboard is off and running, what’s too big for Boca and never forget

All Aboard picking up steam Throughout Palm Beach County and points north have come calls for “someone” to “stop” All Aboard Florida. But there doesn’t...
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Big project broached for downtown—and other news of note

Image Credit: dbox BIG downtown news What does Boca Raton need? According to a Broward County-based developer, something as distinctive as the Transamerica Pyramid in San...
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FAU Sexual assault symposium, kids and guns and other news of note

Sexual assault symposium Florida Atlantic University on Wednesday morning hosted an interesting and important but at times frustrating discussion about sexual assault at American colleges. U.S....
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Archstone news, more from Boca Del Mar & police talks imminent in Delray

Archstone update The controversial Archstone Palmetto Park project in Boca Raton may not wind up being called Archstone, but it also probably won’t change under...
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Rising waters, same sex marriage and other hot topics

Rising water When you think of places at risk from rising water, would you think first of Delray Medical Center, which is about 4 miles...
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