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Press Release



updated: May 14, 2020 11:00 EDT


Tamarac Vice Mayor Marlon D. Bolton was honored as one of South Florida’s 50 Most Influential and Powerful Black Professionals for 2020 in Legacy South Florida’s Power Issue. This annual list of leaders is also published in the Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald.

“I am absolutely floored and grateful. To be named among the great men and women honored on this list is a dream come true,” Bolton said. 

Vice Mayor Bolton was elected as Tamarac District 1 Commissioner in 2016 and appointed Vice Mayor in 2019. He is also the Lead Pastor of the Praise Experience Church of North Lauderdale and a County Court Mediator, certified by the Florida Supreme Court. He serves on a number of boards, including the Broward County Community Action Agency, the National Black Caucus of Local and Elected Officials and the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport’s Aviation Advisory Board.

Vice Mayor Bolton has a bachelor’s degree in public safety management and is pursuing a master’s degree in criminal justice at Florida International University.

Legacy South Florida is published by MIA MEDIA GROUP, LLC, one of the nation’s largest Black publishers, with more than one million readers bimonthly. The company also publishes Legacy Miami and MIA Magazine.

 

ABOUT THE CITY OF TAMARAC

Tamarac covers a 12-square mile area in western Broward County and is home to more than 65,000 residents and approximately 2,000 businesses. Ideally situated, Tamarac provides easy access to highways, railways, airports and waterways, and a wealth of cultural and sports activities. Tamarac’s median age continues to grow younger and the population more diverse, as people recognize the City as a great place to spend their lives. For more information, visit www.Tamarac.org.

Source: City Of Tamarac