CITY SHORT CHANGED? Who’s running this show?

When we ran our  story “White Elephant” last week, we didn’t realize to what extent the problems with the City Centre really was. In fact, the entire article was based upon a few phone calls, the city budget report. In a nut shell: It’s worse than we thought. To correct…

CORAL SPRINGS CITY CENTRE: OUR WHITE ELEPHANT

“There is no business like show business!” When the  Coral Springs City Centre  was first built, everyone described it as a landmark for Coral Springs,  as it was one of those things that people thought would put us on the map. A few years later, a major renovation had to…

HAZARDOUS ASBESTOS FOUND: PORTABLE CLASSROOM CLOSED AT TARAVELLA HIGH SCHOOL

Same portable classrooms used throughout county A portable classroom was closed to students last week after it was found to contain the hazardous material asbestos.  It is unclear whether the asbestos is in the walls or the floors, but something prompted school officials to close the classroom. They  sealed the trailer,  closed…

Commissioners delay decision on Gas Station

Direction of Ground water a concern Coral Springs currently has 29 gas stations in its boundaries and it is quite unclear as to why at the city commission meeting of June 6, the city commission has objected to one more. Hess Oil Company representatives asked for approval regarding a combination…

City Commission Meetings: Best Seat in Town!

Coral Springs , May 11, 2000  (updated May 12,2000: Employees don’t get overtime pay at city meetings) (updated May 17,2000 added City Commissioners Email Addresses) (Updated June 7,2000: Changed from topic of meeting to Theme of meeting) I find it strange that for a city the size of Coral Springs, commission…

Broward County Gives Boy Scouts Bum Rap!

It seems as though that the world is going completely insane these days. From removing prayer from schools to removing helmets from motorcyclists, is there anything that can top the waste of time that government is engaged in at the expense of taxpayers money? Well yes there is, this whole…

The Covered Bridge of Coral Springs

  For the ‘ol timers in Florida’s Coral Springs community, memories of long past are only 30 or so years, as the history of Coral Springs is very short. The city was only established a few decades ago and there has not been as significant of a landmark since the…

BROWARD COUNTY SAYS “NO” TO TRAFFIC LIGHT

EDF CHAIRMAN BERNARD MOYLE, DEMANDS TRAFFIC LIGHT:  Senator Walter Campbell asked to intervene Summary: Broward County has refused to place a traffic light on the corner of 39th Street and Coral Ridge Drive. Among some of the reasons is that there are not enough accidents. 5 required, only 2 have taken…