How important is an endorsement?

Well, it can be very informative if you want to take the time to think about it, which I did. Commissioner Keith James has the endorsement of former mayor Lois Frankel and Mayor Jeri Muoio along with City Commissioners Shoaf and Lambert, and also includes Joe Paduzzi who ran unopposed and will be sworn in as the new commissioner from James old district. Mr. Paduzzi lives in Ibis and also an attorney.

Lets look at these five.

Lois Frankel: Totally ignored residents when it came to moving city hall and the library. A lawsuit followed and the courts ordered the city to allow residents to vote the issue.  Of course that never happened, city hall was built and that was the beginning of the end for Clematis St. Crime on Clematis is at an all time high with stabbings and attacks where the city allows bars/clubs to remain open until 3:00 AM.

Frankel was reelected and served another 4 years and had the audacity to have her minions running the streets asking residents to sign a petition allowing her to serve another 4 years. When the PB Post questioned her she stated “She had no idea people were doing this.” Read the story below and understand how difficult it is for some people to relinquish power.


Mayor Lois Frankel who lobbied for Red light cameras was one of the first to get caught running a red light in a school zone. If memory serves me right she stated she would send the fine to her favorite charity. If she did, no problem, write it off as a charitable contribution on her taxes. Read the story below and ask yourself if this is ethical. I must wonder why Frankel involved herself in local politics with all that’s going on in Washington. Put the effort in Washington where the major problems are.


When the petition drive failed guess who she endorsed? WPB City Commissioner Geri Muoio who would continue with Frankel’s agenda, and continue she did. Now Muoio is endorsing James. Well someone has to complete Flagler Shores and the OBD (Okeechobee Business District) and who else but James to push every Related project that comes down the pike. Lets not forget Ryan also voted twice in favor of the OBD and is also asking for your vote to be the next mayor.

I attended a forum on 2/21/19 at the Hilton where James stated he had a very good working relationship with both Commissioners Lambert and Shoaf.  Add Commissioner Paduzzi and there are your 3 votes to pass anything that Related or any other developer wants.

Both James and Ryan voted both times for the OBD, Flagler Shores and Related’s “One Flagler” a 25 story building where residents voted twice not to exceed 5 stories.

You can’t turn on the TV without seeing a James commercial. He has spent $76,115 in TV ads through 2-19-2019. Where is the money coming from?  He owes the IRS over $100,000,.00. He wants you to judge him by his experience. I am paying attention to his experience, which scares me to death. Read the story below.


Where does Priscilla Taylor stand?  Read the story below.


Now ask yourself who you want to lead your city, and believe me it’s your city, something public officials seen to forget. Will Ms. Taylor do a better job than James or Ryan? I honestly don’t know, but what I do know is where both James and Ryan have taken us so far.

Keep this in mind—they tell you exactly what you want to hear. Please don’t listen to what they say, but watch what they do, and both their record’s speaks for them. Do you think anything will change when they have the title of “Strong Mayor” form of government.

Now this is something I have been told and can’t verify it, but have a tendency to believe it due to the fact James keeps stating he wants to bring the CRA back “in house”

If James wins the election he will reward Muoio with the job of running the CRA.

Please, take an interest in your city, we can’t take it back without your help. What I’m asking is please vote.


Who is Clint Fowlkes?

Clint Fowlkes, with the assistance of WPB voters on March 12, 2019 will be the newly elected City Commissioner for District 3 and with his victory it will also be a victory for residents.
Please take the time to read General Information below. Know who you are voting for and why, and I draw your attention to the last line in Clint’s general information piece.
General Information (1)
While residents complain about city government, talk over the back fence about how we are ignored by a mayor and sitting commissioners who have more concern about keeping developers with their fat checkbooks happy while ignoring residents concerns. Clint had actually tried doing something about it and when he voted against the OBD, he unfortunately paid the price by not being invited to remain on the board by Mayor Muoio.
Another example:
Mayor Muoio appointed a gentleman named Roger Janssen to the DDA  (Downtown Development Authority) and then removed him from the board after he voted against the Okeechobee Business District (OBD) and appointed new members who’s vote Related the mayor could count on. With him gone, and new appointments, of course it passed the 2nd. time around. Does that sound familiar? Remember Commissioner’s Moffett, Materio and Neering who voted against the OBD and were soon replaced by Lambert and Shoaf who gave Related the mayor what she wanted.
Please read Mr. Janssen piece below.
WPB DMP Amendment 2016
Below you can read the story written by the PB Post “Downtown board shoots down WPB waterfront office skyscraper plan.”
Not much to report on another candidate Christy Fox running for District 3 City Commissioner except she has worked for Related in the past, and may very well still be involved with them. If Fox is elected Related will have 3 commissioners voting for any project coming down the pike. Just a reminder Ms. Fox and James are represented by Rick Asnani of Cornerstone Solutions who is being sued over issues in the City Commission election last year. Cornerstone and Related are thisclose.
Commissioners James and Ryan are making the rounds telling residents why they should elect them Mayor of WPB while never mentioning their vote on the OBD or their explanation of why they both ignored residents along with the county and Palm Beach’s concern over traffic issues, why they approved major changes to the Downtown Master Plan, to benefit one developer, removing street parking, and their attempt to remove travel lanes on Flagler. Why did they do this? Because they are arrogant and they can.
Did you know Commissioner Ryan “loaned” her campaign $100,000.00 dollars. Didn’t realize she had that kind of money to spend on an election.
Do you wonder how Commissioner James has the money to pay for TV ads, and I noticed his ad’s on the computer when you check certain websites when he recently had his City check garnished? His last ad states he knows how to solve the “Homeless” problem. He’s been in office 8 years, why didn’t he solve the problem before now by working with Muoio.
Please vote. This city needs a new mayor and commissioners who will listen to the public, and in my opinion the new mayor is not sitting on the dais disguised as city commissioners, who will tell you exactly what you want to hear because they need you and your vote.
That leaves Pricilla Taylor, and I can’t honestly tell you what kind of a mayor she will be, but I can tell you what kind of a mayor Ryan and James will be. I know because I saw how they ignored residents, favored developers while giving them everything they wanted. Do you think their behavior will change if either of them are elected mayor?