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catching up….

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Bill adds beliefs to evolution…

The “Evolution Academic Freedom Act” was approved 7- 3 by the Senate Judiciary Committee and goes to the full chamber…alternative “theories” are still on the way to the schoolhouse…must have big time backers…lobbying to keep this going like the energizer bunny…..

Former sheriff sued over stalled sale of security business…

Former Broward sheriff was slapped with a federal lawsuit alleging he refused to comply with a deal to sell his Ft. Laud. business…Nope not Jenne….Navarro…the complaints says he took a down payment for the sale…then did not know if he could actually follow through with the deal…then he supposedly asked for more cash to complete the sale…now the buyer wants a judge to declare the securities business theirs…another fine mess for a Broward Sheriff…

Guns to work bill ok’d

who will be packing?….Crist is due to sign the measure into law…how long until the local news is showing car break-ins for concealed guns…that’s where they’ll be…

Mediator found for dispute between Davie and Weston…

our loss is their gain?

Looks like our second ….missing in action Town Attorney RFP respondent…got another gig…

Mitch Kraft former Atty. for Tamarac was the no show at the workshop in LBTS for the LBTS Atty. job…the Vice Mayor…said …he’s history… as a no show…

he will be mediating a dispute over traffic issues with Davie Commons a proposed development ….

Electing county mayor rejected….

charter board fails to get the required votes….good for Broward….as in previous posts…it was a dream of Jenne…fear those who would want it would fill his shoes…if you know what I mean…Broward does not need to keep adding on to government jobs,benefits and pensions…

On the Nov 4 ballot…

creating advisory boards on mass transit and affordable housing…

requiring county commissioners to leave the dais when recusing themselves from voting…

requiring public referendum when county wishes to sell or change use of a park…

create a commission to write code of ethics for county commissioners…

turning control of redrawing the district lines for the county commission seats to an independent consultant…

prohibiting county commissioners from interfering in day- to- day county administration…

making mission statements that county commission look at issues regionally and maintain a sustainable environment…

Campaign finance reports to be filed electronically….

quarterly campaign finance reports are due today….they can file online…

reports will be easier to read and access…for the general public…go online Broward Supervisor of Elections site…. www.browardsoe.org

Water limits may be permanent….

In June the days may be even numbers….Tues./ Sun…odd numbers….Wed./ Sat…..exempt new plantings for 60 days…may end up being year round….now to curtail the development and extra burden…watch for this to rear it’s divisive head….

Pompano facing shortfall…..

as stated previously in the Pompano Sentry….www.flsentry.com

Pompano is estimated to have a $9.5 million dollar shortfall….are you listening LBTS… in their town 08 looks pretty good…as it will for us…but make sure to plan ahead to 2009…and be wise with our budget….

Front section…

Cranes buckles under load…

the parade of cranes …falling down…what’s the deal?…almost like a connect the dots….. lack of tightening…lack of inspections…faulty parts…not reading the manual?…(joking)…I see state regulators getting involved…now that the evolution/ strong Mayor situations are taken care of…

Hurricane predictions turning out risky at best…ya think…might be the fact that if the predictions were low….the funding might be too?…Sure to see revisions of revisions…. brought to you by Home Depot…

Letters to the Editor…

Readers’ venom…

those Topix sites…..have done it again…according to the letter…readers of the Debbie Wasserman- Schultz article hit rock bottom…apparently unfiltered again…launching into anti- semitic comment after comment…and no report of abuse? Not too surprised…

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Broward and state….

County to pay more to refinance port bonds…

credit crunch is forcing Broward to refinance $43.1 million in seaport bonds…additional cost of $4.5 million….the direct impact on taxpayers is assured ….. will further strain expected cuts later this year…

Miami considers no begging zone…

move to clean up…no panhandling…to revitalize the most traveled thoroughfares…if it passes …a dilemma..those areas left out of zone…wanting in…

Senate passes $66 B budget….

decreases for schools/heathcare for needy/courts….knew it was coming..

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