Dean Trantalis’ Campaign Advisers Lead Parade Of Water Company Execs & Bankers Through Fort Lauderdale City Hall

Top campaign advisers for Mayor Dean Trantalis (D-Hapless) guided an entourage of water company and investment bankers through Fort Lauderdale City Hall this week. As REDBROWARD exposed last week, two key Trantalis advisers, Eric Johnson and James Blake MacDiarmid, are registered lobbyists for Suez/Fort Lauderdale Water. This New Jersey-based company is the latest contestant in …

Campaign Advisers For Mayor Dean Trantalis Now Lobbyists For Second Company Seeking To Build Fort Lauderdale Water Plant

Blake Macdiarmid, Steven Glassman and Dean Trantalis Earlier this month, REDBROWARD exposed the roles Mayor Dean Trantalis’s campaign advisers were playing in the plans to privately build a new water treatment plant in Fort Lauderdale. During a January press conference discussing the City’s failing sewer system, Trantalis discussed plans to replace the aging Fiveash plant. …