Nick’s Notes

This is my spot for what everyone else calls a blog. I’ll write my thoughts and ideas on Plantation issues as I see fit.  Have a topic idea? Email me at nicksortal@bellsouth.net.

How I will govern as mayor

My outlook, my demeanor is vital to PlantationI have spent a lot of time thinking about what I will do when in office. I have been keeping a file of ideas, tweaks and policies that are consistent with my values and what I think is best for the city.To get a good read,...

Nick Sortal endorsed by Hispanic Vote in Plantation mayoral race

Hispanic Vote endorses Nick Sortal for Plantation MayorThe Hispanic Vote Broward, a non-partisan political organization, has announced that it is endorsing Nick Sortal in the race for Plantation Mayor.Sortal has been elected to the Plantation City Council...

Your kid is on the field. Don’t be ‘that’ sports parent

Sports parenting tips: Cheer, encourage and leave the officials aloneThe fall youth sports season is upon us, and maybe it’s time to reminds us parents about best practices. Look, we spend all that time driving kids to and from practice, cobbling together...

How I would tighten up on party houses

We have a growing problem in Plantation: Party homes.The city administration has tried to get the situation under control, but I’ve been listening to residents and the message is clear: We must do more.Plantation should be known as a city that puts our...

Lynn Stoner’s reign as mayor has been problematic

Below I spell out the reasons why Lynn Stoner must be replaced as mayor.The documents below can be obtained by any member of the public. But voters may not be fully educated because, well, no media regularly covers our city. Note that to better read the...

Replacing Carrabba’s at Marketplace is…

'Classic American Fare' is on the menu Walt’s American Grille & Bar, which has a popular dining spot in Boca Raton, will be filling the space vacated by Carrabba’s at Marketplace at University after the July 6, 2019, explosion ruined an entire strip of...

Woman’s Club bus bench program continues

City, service club share moneyThe Plantation City Council approved the continued use of a program garnering revenue from bus benches around town, conducted by the Plantation Woman’s Club.  Plantation Woman’s Club meeting minutes of Aug. 28, 1959, show the...

Announcement ‘very soon’ on Plantation Marketplace restaurant

Carrabba's replacement is lined upA “really exciting” restaurant is coming to Market on University, replacing the Carrabba’s that was ruined in the July 6, 2019, explosion.Developer Tyler Fontaine, speaking to the Plantation City Council at Wednesday’s...

Here are just the documents

For those who want to just see the documents, I created this post. Click on each photo to enlarge it and make it more readable.Mayor Stoner raised her car allowance and didn't reveal itHere is a document that shows Lynn Stoner was warned to consult council...

For city business, contact Nick at NSortal@Plantation.org or 954-498-5337. His personal email is NickSortal@BellSouth.net.