As a result of the attempted illegal un-naming of Albert-Oakland Park, I have become familiar with all the City Council members. The national labels of political party or ideology just don’t apply at the local level. More important are hard work, dedication, availability and personal character.
LETTER: Barbara Hoppe always available to listen
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