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Gary Youngman commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Boca Raton: Judges quash council decision against beachfront duplex
"The residents that occupy this development should be labeled as a sea "monsters"."
Oct 8, 2020
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Boynton Beach: Boating pass to jump to $200 instead of $350

By Jane SmithBoynton Beach boaters were able to persuade the City Commission to raise the $50 annual parking pass at Harvey Oyer Jr. Park to just $200 instead of a proposed $350.The decision was made at the city’s Sept. 22 final budget hearing. The new rate takes effect on Oct. 1.“The $350 rate is causing quite an uproar,” said Boynton Beach resident Sven Mautner. “They are basing it on $1 a day.”But he said the annual parking pass cost just $50 in the financial year that ends Sept. 30.“I have…See More
Sep 28, 2020
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Delray Beach: Sea grape arches to be cut to 4 feet high
"Who is Rob Barron?  He acts like Delray royalty.  Is he really a Barron or an Earl?   It took nature decades to grow these charming sea grapes tunnels.  It will take this self righteous band of know-it-all’s a few minutes…"
Sep 23, 2020
Hobart Gapp commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Boca Raton: Haynie’s trial pushed off until January
"I swear, this woman and her Rasputin-like flock of lawyers are slicker than owl droppings.  January?   I guess the strategy is to postpone this trial so many times that the senior citizens on the jury won’t remember how guilty she…"
Sep 23, 2020
Michael Laszlo commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Boca Raton: Judges quash council decision against beachfront duplex
"To call denial of development 'a taking' is a gross distortion of the facts. The owner bought this beachfront property in full knowledge that construction on this property was forbidden by city law. No restrictions were placed on this lot…"
Sep 19, 2020
jack mcwalter commented on The Coastal Star's blog post Boca Raton: Judges quash council decision against beachfront duplex
"This is a bad ruling. The residents of Boca as a group are very opposed to any developments on our beaches and were just expressing their opinions to Mayotte and O"Rourke prior to the vote. For both not to offer their opinions as to how they…"
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Boca Raton: Judges quash council decision against beachfront duplex

By Steve PlunkettBoca Raton’s City Council must reconsider its 5-0 decision not to grant permission to build a duplex on the beach, Palm Beach County circuit judges say.Council members Andrea O’Rourke and Monica Mayotte prejudged the application by 2600 N Ocean LLC proposing a four-story, 14,270-square-foot residence east of A1A between Spanish River Park and Ocean Strand, the judges decided.At a Feb. 26, 2019, City Council meeting, attorney Robert Sweetapple, representing the landowner, showed…See More
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Boca Raton: Boca Inlet bridge to limit openings for boaters

Materials and tarps cover both of the unmoveable portions of the bridge over the Boca Raton Inlet in late August. The bridge is getting a cleaning and new paint. Tim Stepien/The Coastal StarTall ships, beware!The bridge over the Boca Raton Inlet, which is being repainted, will have restricted daytime access for boaters starting Sept. 8 through Sept. 28, the Florida…See More
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Boca Raton: Boca Resort to give championship golf course to city

Posted on October 7, 2020 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

By Mary Hladky

The new owners of the Boca Raton Resort & Club plan to donate the 130-acre Boca Country Club to the city, which would take over the operation of the 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts, clubhouse and pool, the city announced on Oct. 7.

The plans call for MSD Partners, formed by billionaire Michael S. Dell’s private investment firm, and Northview Hotel Group to convey the property to the city…

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Boca Raton: Inlet bridge ready to reopen

Posted on October 7, 2020 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Materials and tarps cover both of the unmoveable portions of the bridge over the Boca Raton Inlet in late August. The bridge is getting a cleaning and new paint. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Steve Plunkett



The bridge over the Boca Raton Inlet, which has been closed for…

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Boynton Beach: Boating pass to jump to $200 instead of $350

Posted on September 28, 2020 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

By Jane Smith

Boynton Beach boaters were able to persuade the City Commission to raise the $50 annual parking pass at Harvey Oyer Jr. Park to just $200 instead of a proposed $350.

The decision was made at the city’s Sept. 22 final budget hearing. The new rate takes effect on Oct. 1.

“The $350 rate is causing quite an uproar,” said Boynton Beach resident Sven Mautner. “They are basing it on $1 a day.”

But he said the annual parking pass cost just…

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Boca Raton: Judges quash council decision against beachfront duplex

Posted on September 17, 2020 at 8:30pm 3 Comments

By Steve Plunkett

Boca Raton’s City Council must reconsider its 5-0 decision not to grant permission to build a duplex on the beach, Palm Beach County circuit judges say.

Council members Andrea O’Rourke and Monica Mayotte prejudged the application by 2600 N Ocean LLC proposing a four-story, 14,270-square-foot residence east of A1A between Spanish River Park and Ocean Strand, the judges decided.

At a Feb. 26, 2019, City Council meeting, attorney Robert…

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