Correction: A story in the September edition incorrectly attributed a statement to Manalapan Town Commissioner Howard Roder. Town Manager Linda Stumpf stated that she did not take both a car allowance and the use of a town-owned car.
By Tim O’Meilia
Manalapan town commissioners approved a new two-year contract for Town Manager Linda Stumpf by a 3-2 vote during their Aug. 27 meeting, which highlighted the…
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By Mary Thurwachter
After a day of interviewing seven candidates on April 13, the Lantana Town Council unanimously chose Deborah Manzo as the town’s new manager.
Although Manzo, who is Greenacres assistant city manager, won’t officially begin until May 7, she was introduced during the April 23 council…
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By Mary Thurwachter
A week before Lake Worth commissioners unanimously chose Lantana Town Manager Mike Bornstein as the new city manager, colleagues in Lantana braced themselves for his probable departure.
Mayor Dave Stewart said he knew the day would come when Bornstein, town manager for 12 years, would move on.
“Don’t get a big head over this, Mike, but over the past four or five years, our town was not of the size to have the tax base to…
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By Angie Francalancia
Ninety days after the Ocean Ridge Town Commission warned its manager he’d have to improve his job performance, most of the commissioners said they were satisfied with Schenck’s improvement.
But Commissioner Zoanne Hennigan said she thought it was time for a change.
“Since the performance review I still see grave issues and a lack of leadership,” she said. “It took 90 days just to complete this action plan, and most of these…
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Commissioners neither accepted nor rejected Town Manager Ken Schenck’s action plan to address shortcomings described in his evaluation in October. Instead, at the November meeting, they directed him to talk with Commissioner Zoanne Hennigan and revise his plan to be more specific and measurable.
Hennigan, who said she was “sorely disappointed” with Schenck’s plan, moved to reject it, but received no supporting second motion from the others. The commissioner also had said that while…
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By Margie Plunkett
A long-awaited drainage and pavement project on Hypoluxo Island is taking shape with a newly awarded contract for design and construction assistance for paving improvements.
Council approved at its Nov. 14 meeting a $26,623 contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates for engineering services on the project, which is to resurface North Atlantic Drive from Ocean Avenue north and Beach Curve Road from Southeast Atlantic Drive to Barefoot Lane.
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By Mary Kate Leming
and Margie Plunkett
Ocean Ridge commissioners gave their town manager a harsh evaluation in October, but Ken Schenck said he was confident he could correct the review categories in question. The annual evaluation, in which Schenck’s performance received a majority of…
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By Steve Plunkett
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By Steve Plunkett
In the end, the firing was much quicker than the hiring.
Manalapan commissioners spent less than 70 minutes collapsing the duties of finance director into Town Manager Tom Heck’s job, dismissing him and offering Finance
Director Linda Stumpf the reorganized…
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