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Boca residents seek County Commission seat

“An experienced politician faces a political newcomer in the District 4 race for Palm Beach County Commission. Robert Weinroth is a former Boca Raton city council member who has served on numerous public advisory boards. His opponent, William “Billy” Vale, says he learned the inner workings of government in a more informal way, as his homeowners’ association became embroiled in a dispute over the future of a closed golf course, Mizner Trail, that snaked through their neighborhood . . .” — Lois K. SolomonContact Reporter, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Oct 2, 2018 –
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Local Candidates for County Commission Square Off at Boynton Area Forum

“A former Boca Raton City Councilman running for a seat on the Palm Beach County Commission remained cool Wednesday when his opponent, a political newcomer, tried to sway a candidate-forum crowd against him and took a dig at his campaign contributions… ” —  Palm Beach Post Wednesday, September 26, 2018   Read More

Professional Firefighters & Paramedics of Palm Beach County Labor Union was among the organizations at the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations (COBWRA)’s Candidates Forum Wed Sept 26.

 

***PRESS RELEASE***

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday April 25, 2018
CONTACT: William “Billy” Vale
561-635-9773 / contact@billyvale.com

County Commissioner Candidate Billy Vale: Susan Haynie’s Arrest for Corrupt Misuse of Public Office Is No Surprise in Developer-Dominated Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL — William “Billy” Vale, Republican primary candidate for Palm Beach County Commissioner for District 4, said it is no surprise that his former opponent Susan Haynie was arrested on charges that she lied about money she took from developers and hid more than $335,000 in income.

“For years, too many public officials have consistently sided with developers’ interests over residents’ demands to protect their property values and quality of life. The power imbalance has resulted in waivers and rezoning for one massive development after another, but taxpayers are left to pay the bill for overcrowded schools, roads, loss of green space and more,” he said.

“I applaud the grassroots efforts that initiated the investigation into these ethics violations. We must stop the corruption,” said Vale.

About Billy Vale
William “Billy” Vale has lived and worked in Palm Beach County for 25 years. He has served his community as a 3-term board member of the Boca Del Mar Improvement Association (BDMIA). Boca Del Mar is the state’s largest and oldest Planned Unit Development with over 12,000 registered voters. As a grassroots advocate, Billy Vale has led the fight against over-development and to secure compensation for owners who paid a premium to be on the course. He holds a BS degree in Management from Florida State and a Master’s degree in International Business from Nova Southeastern.​ ​​​​​​

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Boca Mayor Haynie Bows Out of County Commission Race

“Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie has withdrawn from the Palm Beach County Commission race after her arrest on corruption charges. She spent 2 1/2 hours in the Palm Beach County Jail Tuesday night before she posted $12,000 bail and emerged to a crowd of reporters. Haynie, 62, is charged with four felonies and three misdemeanors – including official misconduct, perjury and corrupt misuse of office . . . ”  Lulu Ramadan, Palm Beach Post April 25, 2018 Read More

Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie hid $335,000, charges allege

Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie lied about money she took from developers and hid more than $335,000 in income, according to criminal charges filed Tuesday. — Skyler Swisher and Tonya Alanez Contact Reporters –April 25, 2018, Sun Sentinel  Read More

William “Billy” Vale Interview – Boca Watch

April 16, 2018

Billy Vale Enters Race for County Commission

“William ‘Billy’ Vale has announced his candidacy for Palm Beach County Commission Seat…” – Katie Barr, Boca Watch, April 10, 2018. Read More