City Collects Money for Garbage

City move results in no savings to Citizens Waste Management increases bill  Coral Springs 08/31/02 “Good News” says Michael Levinson, the City Manager in a recent letter to the citizens of our city, ” We are now in the Garbage Business!”. This is in response to a recent resolution 2001-057 passed by our city commissioners forcing all of us to pay for garbage in our yearly Tax bill  rather than paying the garbage collector, Waste Management, on a quarterly basis. The City has decided to act as the bill collector for the garbage company!  By law, every residential property owner…

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NEW FLORIDA BUILDING CODE: Foxes in the Hen House?

by Howard Melamed August 6 First Draft On January 1 of 2002 the entire state of Florida will be under a new Florida Building Code. In the wake of trying to standardize the construction industry in the state, our politicians have left us with a code that might compromise the quality and safety of construction. Yet, it has been passed by the Florida State Legislature and will be come law whether you like it or not. I can’t tell you that as a builder I have been completely happy with all of the building departments in South Florida. I have…

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