Wilton Manors will allow the operation of medical marijuana retail center dispensaries.
Resolutions approved by the city commission are usually done so without much debate.
The rules regarding board attendance may get stricter soon. At their June 14 meeting, commissioners debated the possibility of allowing for the removal of a board member if he or she misses three consecutive meetings.
Per the city commission’s request, the city manager and city attorney will research what regulations other cities have instituted regarding generators and multi-unit residential units with multiple stories.
After asking Wilton Manors Elementary School and Somerset Academy Village charter school to supply a wish list of items list for up to $1,500 each, to be funded by the city, the commission voted 3-2 to reduce the amount of money allocated to Somerset. Mayor Gary Resnick and Commissioner Julie Carson dissented.
The Cooper City commission passed a resolution in support of the Florida cities that are fighting to ban conversion therapy.
A Miami civil rights lawyer hopes his client — a butch lesbian evicted from her rental at a North Bay Village condominium — is among the first vindicated through a recent decision by the Florida Commission on Human Relations.
In Oakland Park, four gay candidates are vying for three commission seats.
This past Tuesday, Kareem Awadalla walked into the City Commission Chambers. As a journalist, he was there to look his elected officials in the eye and listen to their views on the many critical issues our commission planned to address that evening.
There are few topics that aren't included in the new anthology book “Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health.” Edited by Adrian Shanker, a Pennsylvania-based queer activist, Shanker was inspired to put the book together because of his own experiences with seeking out health care as a queer man living in a largely straight world.
A changing of the guard took place Tuesday night in Wilton Manors with a little added drama thrown in.
The new Oakland Park Commission was sworn-in Wednesday night.
After seeing the loss of power impact condos and apartment buildings, including his own, Commissioner Tom Green said he will propose a new regulation that will require those residential buildings with elevators to have generators. He said he’s not sure when exactly he will propose the regulation but that it would be some time in the near future.
(SS) Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay has tested positive for COVID-19, she said Tuesday morning.
The Wilton Manors City Commission reinstated paid parking meter enforcement at its meeting on Tuesday evening.
Mike Bracchi, in his first political campaign, leads all Wilton Manors candidates in fundraising.
Voters in Wilton Manors elected two fresh faces to the city commission.
It’s official – George Castrataro is running for office. On Tuesday the local attorney announced his candidacy for Fort Lauderdale City Commission, District 2, in the city’s 2018 municipal election.
Climate change is here and Wilton Manors has to deal with it.
At the Sept. 28 Candidates Forum, some of the usual suspects showed up.
In a four-hour meeting, Wilton Manors Commissioners addressed a multitude of issues and said goodbye to one of their own.
Call it a baby step in planning.
Marijuana, dangerous dogs, massage parlors, vacation rentals, swales, bicycles and many more subjects were discussed at the latest Wilton Manors code workshop.
Pay to park could be coming back to Wilton Manors, but what will it look like?
How many bridges does an island city claim responsibility for?
The lack of diversity on Wilton Manors’ civic boards and community advisory committees is an issue the city is struggling to solve.
A consequence of last week’s ruling on conversion therapy by a federal appeals court hit home in Wilton Manors on Tuesday night.
Oh the irony.
In a move called “a sign of the times” by both city officials and residents, a metal detector will be installed at the entrance of the city commission chambers.
In its quest to diversify and build for the future, Wilton Manors has hired a new economic development manager.