19 fun Plantation events for your calendar

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 groups...
How we’re spending your money this year

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 officials. We...
Lazy Dog, Whiskey Cake plans approved

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 join...
Schools, budget and traffic: City updates

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 and our...
Overflowing trash will soon cost businesses

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 created by...