City Commission – What They Been Doin ?

     The Fort Lauderdale City Commissioners are in their last year of a three year term. 
    
     Soon you will be seeing them on the campaign trail, looking for another three years of employment. 

     So I decided to check back on their work product over the last year to see just  – what they been doin? 

       
  

   
….. Here is a list of the items that they have talked about in their planning meetings, at least two times or more, and the outcomes ( if there were any!) 

    these items came up twice over the last year                     the outcomes

   ………..  surplus city owned property                        new policy/ sold some of them
   ………..  palazzo lawsuit                                            settled with developer for about $450,000
   ………..  red light cameras                                        program in flux due to statewide problems
  
    these items came up three times                                      

   ………..  Lockhart stadium                                      negotiating for a water park there
   ………..  Vision for the City                                     hired consultant for first phase at $50,000
   ………..  Neighborhood Stability                             formed city policy/doled out federal monies

    four times

   ……….  Las Olas/ Downtown                                   changing policies/ appropriated money
   ……….  PUD (Planned Urban Development)           placed the zoning in moratorium

    five times

  ……….  City’s 100th birthday                                   planned events/ appropriated money
   ………  City Manager                                              looked for one/ hired one
   ………  Southside School                                       investigated management possibilities
    
     six times

    …….   homeless                                                    no progress
    …….   North West                                                 planned and progressed/ spent money

     eight times 

     ………  City Pools at the beach                            talked alot – tentative plans

     eleven times 

     ………  the beach                                               planned/ progressed – spent lots of money!