NICK SORTAL, PLANTATION COUNCIL
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Welcome to my site. The buttons at the top give you more detail on my priorities and my background. I’d also like to point out the Nick’s Notes segment. I am using that as a blog-like device. This site had been my campaign page and I am now keeping it and will convert it into a page to serve the residents. (That process might take awhile, and take some tweaks. Be patient.)
 
Thanks to all of those who voted for me. Our city is in a time of transition and I’m very excited to be a part of it.
 

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NICK SORTAL

AT WORK FOR PLANTATION 

Welcome to my site. The buttons at the top give you more detail on my priorities and my background. I’d also like to point out the Nick’s Notes segment. I am using that as a blog-like device. So far, I have filed my thoughts about the recent Market on University explosion, 10 topics in Plantation, social media, sober homes, my experience taking the Plantation Citizens’ Police Academy course, and others.
 
The slogan for my campaign was MOVE FORWARD, and that had multiple meanings. I think we can move forward in many aspects of our city just by raising our expectations and refocusing our resources. I also am helping the council move forward given my ability to see problems as they are developing and cut them off at the pass.
 
 Our city is in a time of transition. Our longtime mayor has retired and three of us are new on the council. I am delighted to be a fresh face with a bright mind and a great heart.

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Latest from Nick

19 fun Plantation events for your calendar

Plenty of activities, many by nonprofitsSo I started mapping out my calendar for the fall, fueled by an excellent buffet of events provided to me by our Parks and Recreation Department. Then I added events that I'd like to attend to support our volunteer...

How we’re spending your money this year

Council votes 5-0 to approve budgetThe city has approved its 2019-2020 budget, and, like your personal budget, we’re spending only when we need it.City council members, including me, have the final say on the budget. It’s our biggest task as elected...

Lazy Dog, Whiskey Cake plans approved

Let's Eat, Plantation: Restaurants comingThe creation of a dining and entertainment centerpiece is coming together: The City Council approved two designs for new restaurants at its Sept. 18 meeting.The additions are called Whiskey Cake and Lazy Dog. They...

Schools, budget and traffic: City updates

Action on many fronts in PlantationWell, folks, it’s September and that means activity is picking up. I have some updates on schools, activity by us city leaders and a couple of other notes. Let’s dive in:EAB doing well The relationship between our schools...

Overflowing trash will soon cost businesses

Surcharge approved for unkempt garbage bin ownersThey’re unsightly and they attract unwanted critters and starting Oct. 1 overfilled trash containers are going to cost business owners a $200 surcharge.The city of Plantation on Aug. 28 approved a program...

A city’s challenges aren’t always unique; comparing notes

League of Cities experts help city leaders address problems There are 412 towns, cities, villages, etc., in Florida, and many of us have the same challenges. So it’s a good idea to compare notes.I did that earlier this month, as I attended the Florida League of Cities...

El Dorado, Plantation Isles drainage work approved

Plantation Isles, El Dorado, Royal Palm among drainage approvals  Funding for five much-needed drainage projects was approved at the city council’s meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 14.  The neighborhoods are Plantation Isles ($1.3 million), El Dorado Estates...

School, charter review and guns

Buses will be rolling Don’t get faked out Monday morning when you see school buses traversing through Plantation: It’s the annual test run of their routes. School starts Wednesday. And a reminder that I am encouraging everyone to become a school volunteer. Go to...

How to improve Plantation schools? Hard work

Working on schools: Starting with these threeI am delighted to announce a new initiative to improve three Plantation schools and the engine that will make it work is … you!I’m asking everyone – regardless of what skills they possess – to go to...

Plantation mall explosion: some thoughts

I’ve held off on commenting on Saturday’s explosion in Plantation because so many outlets have communicated information; you haven’t been starved for stuff to read. Now, as we are a few days later, I’m sharing some thoughts and information.What are your...

Let’s Move Forward Together!