January 1, 2018

A new term begins

Friends, Now that the election is over, and things have settled down just a bit, I want to express my gratitude for the confidence placed in me by the voters of Orlando District 3.  Thank you. Each day, I have the privilege to represent you…those engaged in our city…to make it terrific. As part of the elected team made up …

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November 8, 2017

Thank you for your support!

Before the day gets started, I just wanted to express my personal gratitude to each and everyone of you for your support during this campaign. Over the past nine months, we have tried to keep our focus on our community, what we have built and where we are going. We talked about both the tangibles and the intangibles…of community building …

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April 12, 2017

Stuart Votes Against Pay Raise

On Wednesday, Stuart said he has opposed raising the salary for commissioners because he doesn’t think the elected position should be compensated like a full-time job. “I just have felt like the best role I play is to be that part-time commissioner, so I’m in the field, I’m in the community, having to make a living,” he said. Read More …

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March 27, 2017

Stuart on What Your Taxes Pay For

If you are a property owner in the city of Orlando, you know that every summer you receive a TRIM (truth in millage) notice, which outlines what your anticipated rates will be for each jurisdiction that levies taxes on your property. In the City Beautiful, that means you pay taxes to Orlando, Orange County and the St. John’s River Water …

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September 29, 2016

Orlando Police Department talks about crime in College Park

Mark Twain said, “Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.” Fact: residential burglaries and car break-ins are down in College Park from last year. Reality: one review of the social media site Nextdoor and one can see a crime has been committed virtually every day during the month of September in College Park. Orlando Police Captain Sue Brown, who …

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July 5, 2016

After Pulse, Stuart Promotes Acts of Kindness

Last month our City experienced the most horrific tragedy in our history.  But in a few short hours, days, weeks, we have continued to prove that we will rise from the ashes, and that this single event will not define us.  The outpouring to my office of individuals, groups, families, churches, faith-based organizations, and businesses wanting to help was awe inspiring, …

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November 9, 2015

Preventing homelessness pays dividends to community

More than 20 years ago, a group of social-service agencies was formed at the Christian Service Center to provide more resources that would prevent homelessness. This group, the Emergency Services Network, is made up of partners like the Salvation Army, Kissimmee Ministerial Association, Catholic Charities, the Heart of Florida United Way and others. The Christian Service Center, working together with these great …

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May 15, 2015

Love Pantry a Success story

There’s a genuine success story that College Park residents might not be fully aware of, City Commissioner Robert Stuart noted, and that’s the Love Pantry. Student, who is also the director of the Christian Service Center and a member of the Rotary Club of College Park, noted that the original goal – to help feed school kids – has been a real …

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October 1, 2013

Meet Robert Stuart, the person

Robert Stuart is a fixture in College Park, whether he’s welcoming guests to the latest community event or educating business owners on the best ways to deal with code enforcement. No matter the organization, chances are Robert is a part of it in some way. He does this not just because it’s his job, but because this is his neighborhood …

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