A group challenging a Broward County ballot design they say is confusing has settled a lawsuit with the county’s Supervisor of Elections.
Now, Broward County voters will receive a bright yellow card when they go to cast their votes. The card reminds voters they have a choice on four separate ballot questions on the second page of the ballot, not three.
The Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office announced Thursday night that it is posting notices throughout early voting and Election Day polling locations to remind voters to thoroughly analyze each form.
The ballots will have selections on both the front and back of the forms.
Several state and municipal offices are listed throughout the ballot.
The new theater at Miramar Regional Park is being built on the hopes that it will bring national events and major concerts to the venue. Filling 5,000 seats is a big undertaking.
Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton is smaller -- 3,400 seats. When it opened in 2002, it had trouble booking events. The non-profit that ran the theater then moved its operations to the City of Boca Raton.
The City of Miramar is running the new theater and trying to fill seats by working with the ticket vendor Live Nation.
Stacey McKinley has trained some of boxing’s top fighters, from Ray Mercer to Mike Tyson.
But it is a 17-year-old Broward high school girl — his first time training a female — that has him pumped up and brought him back to the amateur ring. Chasity Martin is ranked the No. 1 youth female boxer in Florida, and No. 3 in the country. She’s vying for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympics boxing team.
Broward County property owners could pay a little more for public schools next year.
The county school board tentatively approved a $3 billion spending plan Tuesday.
The Broward County schools’ budget cuts tax rates slightly, but rising property values will mean larger tax bills for homeowners. The owner of a $225,000 home would pay $14 more per year, district officials said.
The school board is expected to take a final budget vote in September.
In November, Broward County voters will determine whether to allow the district to borrow $800 million.
David Beckham and his partners looking to build a Major League Soccer stadium still want to settle down with Miami-Dade County.
But while the two sides haggle over a site, the Miami Herald reports that Beckham's group may be interested in seeing someone else: Broward County. Broward officials said they expect to talk details with Beckham soon.
Beckham has no shortage of suitors. One Miami-Dade commissioner wants him to consider a Florida International University site. Florida Atlantic University in Palm Beach County has also shown interest in the team.
Both sea-level rise and our pumping of groundwater contribute to saltwater intrusion. Freshwater is less dense than saltwater and will float on top. But with sea-level rise, saltwater pushes in and seeps into the freshwater aquifer. With withdrawals of groundwater, we lower the level of freshwater so there's less of it keep saltwater out.