A standing-room-only crowd heard citizens oppose the granting of several zoning variances to allow a mid-rise hotel & condo project on the historic Placida Fishery property. For now, the historic site will continue to look like old Florida, to the relief of many locals.
Three dozen Charlotte County Democrats joined hundreds of other marchers in today’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade. Members of the County DEC, the County Democratic Club, Democratic Women’s Club, and Young Democrats participated
Celebrations honoring the memory of American icon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began today in Punta Gorda. The Blanchard House Museum hosted their 12th Annual MLK Community Breakfast. This Monday, celebrate the MLK Parade in Punta Gorda. See story for details!
Incorrect tax bills were sent out on Oct. 31 across Charlotte County. Residents who paid property taxes at the beginning of the month were charged an extra .075 percent, according to the county tax collector.
At Monday’s meeting of the Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee, party members unanimously elected Patrick Hurley as the new Chairman.
In the Legislative Committee that took place from 1-1:45 Friday afternoon, Sen. Victor Torres (D) (FL, Dist. 15) took the floor. He discussed the tragedy that took place when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, leaving most of its citizens stranded with shortages of food, water, and power.
Let’s start off with what this committee represented, “We want this committee to speak to a culture, we express that in the name of our committee” stated meeting facilitator Cornell Maxwell.
In the Campaign Committee that took place from 2-2:45 Friday afternoon, Travis Perron discussed what the meeting was about; they split Florida up into eight different regions and had one, or sometimes two, regional campaign chairs assigned to said region to focus on turning those parts of Florida Blue.
Charlotte County Democratic Club Labor Day Picnic
Monday, Sept. 4, 2017
Democratic Club HQ
One of every ten Floridians over 21 are prohibited from voting because they have been convicted of a felony, even after they’ve served their sentences. That’s one-point-seven million people.