Today is the start date of Dewey Pressley’s trial. Most of the day will be taken up by motions and jury selection. It is on the 6th floor, Judge Robinson’s courtroom. If you are in the Broward Courthouse please stop by and show your support.
On Friday, December 2, the PERC hearing before the state hearing officer will start at 0900. This will be conducted via telephone. This is for the violations perpetrated by the City of Hollywood pursuant to FSS 447 during 2011. It will be in City Hall, second floor.
The second segment of the special magistrate hearing was on November 11 before Martin Stoll. Once we have his recommendations in hand the next step will be a hearing before the city commission. This will be after the first of the year. Mike Braverman felt the evidence presented supported oor complaint against the city. These recommendations are not binding on the city.
The outside labor a firm filed a notice of appearance to represent the city against the BCPBA on the FSS 185 lawsuit. The case # is 11-27723 and before Judge Michelle Tobin Singer.
The elections for November 2012 are starting up and Hollywood is no exception. Rumor control has it Furr is not going to run for city commission this time. Only one person has filed for the seat so far, Ralph Kenol, attorney at law.
On November 21 I met with Justin Serian who is running for Hollywood Commission in Blattner’s district. He is a very attractive candidate.
On November 16 the PBA attended the kick-off reception for SA Mike Satz. The PBA was recognized by Mr Satz as well as host/speaker Ms. Susan Mauer, vice chair of Florida Ethics Commission.
The reps have been communicating with most of the commissioners and mayor on issues relating to moral relating to the pension and pay cuts.
Thanks and recognition to the pension trustees for retaining outside consul to examine the constitutionality of the ballot language on the September 13, 2011 referendum.