Government

June 19, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Almost a year ago, Coral Springs decided to send residents’ recyclables to the Wheelabrator ‘Waste to Energy’ plant instead of a recycling center. It meant that residents no longer needed to separate regular trash from recycling items because it all ended up in the same ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – New construction in Coral Springs: new restaurants, townhouses, and downtown developments are coming. Black-member church buys a stand-alone property, a first in Coral Springs, pastor says. Here’s a roundup of road construction projects in Coral Springs, now and what’s to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Bridge repairs on West Atlantic Boulevard in Coral Springs. Road widening on Coral Ridge Drive and Wiles Road. Upgrades to medians on University Drive. These are among the ongoing road construction projects across Coral Springs. And dozens more could be coming through ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A part of Riverside Drive in Coral Springs will be under construction starting next week, requiring a lane closure in both directions as crews improve the roadway over the next year or so. The Broward County project will upgrade the road between West Atlantic Boulevard and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Water chlorination in Coral Springs will undergo a change of methods from July 15-29, resulting in a chlorine taste or odor in your tap water that should not be harmful to your health, Coral Springs announced Tuesday. The city’s Utilities and Engineering Division, Royal ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is considering waiving the competitive bidding process to hire a company to broadcast swim competitions at the Aquatics Complex – a venture that is expected to generate $7,000 a year in revenue for the city. The company, Musco Sports Lighting of Oskaloosa, Iowa, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – There’s a lot of construction in Coral Springs – in just about every corner of the city. Below are projects in the process of being developed or proposed for city officials to evaluate. The information comes from city data based on June 11 and doesn’t include details on ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – On Flag Day, June 14, it’s appropriate to dispose of old or tattered American Flags, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. But there’s an etiquette in how to properly get rid of a flag. Don’t just threw it in the trash bin like any other old item — that's considered ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you take your dog to run around at Dr. Paul's Dog Park in Coral Springs, make other plans for part of this week. The city announced on social media that the park at 2915 Sportsplex Drive will be closed June 14 and 15 for scheduled maintenance. What kind of maintenance ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If Coral Springs has its way, road improvement projects will be coming to Coral Hills Drive and NW 40 Street/Cardinal Road. Last week, city commissioners approved submitting the projects for consideration through Broward County’s one-penny sales tax program that is intended ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For months, the Museum of Coral Springs History, sitting on the edge of Mullins Park across from a modern pool and performance arts center, has been closed for renovations to upgrade the 43-year-old learning center.   The museum at 10250 NW 29 Street will reopen on July 10 to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – University Drive through Coral Springs should be looking a bit more snazzy these days – at least from a landscaping perspective. Crews are finishing up a $300,000 renovation of median strips along University Drive from Southgate Boulevard to NW 28th Street. Medians – ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Another part of Wiles Road in Coral Springs is now under construction – and police are warning drivers not to speed there. On Thursday, Coral Springs police urged drivers not to go over 35 mph in the construction zone stretching from University Drive to Riverside Drive or ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is planning a community clean-up along Coral Springs Drive between Atlantic Boulevard and Riverside Drive on June 26. The event from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. is organized by city’s Parks and Recreation and Public Works Departments. According to a news release, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – About three years ago, a new $38 million Coral Springs City Hall opened with more space for offices, meetings, and many other amenities. On Wednesday, the city decided to spend $221,987 to hire a contractor to do security renovations to the first floor of the building at 9500 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Fourth of July celebration is coming back in Coral Springs. Canceled last year due to Covid-19, City officials announced Tuesday that the annual Independence Day event will take place 5-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 4, at Mullins Park. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with new ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Over the years, Coral Springs has given out more than $377,000 in public funds to neighborhood associations to improve the appearances of communities. The latest neighborhood: The Island at Wyndham Lakes. The city is considering giving the neighborhood association $5,000 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you have a business in Coral Springs, be prepared to pay more for an annual city business tax.   No matter if it’s a home office or a gas station, the owners of city-based businesses will see a five percent increase in their business tax under a proposal the City ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL- The State of Florida is encouraging everyone to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season by offering a sales tax holiday this week. There are two categories of sales tax holiday: consumer and business. Consumer items that can be purchased through tax-free sales include a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is looking for school-age children to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at City Commission meetings. Elementary, middle, and high school students -- from public and private schools who either live or attend Coral Springs’ schools -- are eligible to participate on a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs has delayed a decision on whether to regulate vacation rentals in neighborhoods after real estate agents criticized the regulation’s potential fees. City commissioners were to vote on the measure last week but held off to study the regulations closer and get a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Loxahatchee Road, a gateway to Coral Springs, will be rebuilt and beautified from Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to SR 7/US 441. A total of 26 homes were sold in Coral Springs between May 14-21 -- including an $880,900 home in Eagle Trace. The ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is spending $326,419 to buy four mobile generators to power lift stations during a power outage. Lift stations are responsible for moving wastewater from low areas to higher elevations in cities across Florida where the land is mostly. Coral Springs has 53 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As the nation grapples with mass shootings, Coral Springs is joining other cities, schools, and other organizations to offer training to help in a bleeding emergency before emergency crews arrive. On Thursday, the city will take part in the National STOP THE BLEED® Day by ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Those driving on Loxahatchee Road in Parkland on the way to or from Coral Springs know this: it’s a tight roadway that makes even seasoned drivers uncomfortable. A fix is on the way. The Florida Department of Transportation will reconstruct Loxahatchee Road from Arthur R.

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL –  Coral Springs officials are looking to regulate vacation rentals where visitors stay for days or weeks. A sixth-grade teacher at Renaissance Charter School at Coral Springs has returned to the classroom after getting hit by a car in her neighborhood. Seventeen schools ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Have a few guns to sell in Coral Springs? Proposed federal legislation would make it easier to organize local gun buyback initiatives. A bill introduced Wednesday in the U.S House of Representatives -- co-sponsored by Rep. Ted Deutch (FL-22) who represents Coral Springs -- ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Motorists were rushing out to buy gas across Coral Springs and South Florida on Wednesday in anticipation of a gas shortage caused by a cyberattack on a major pipeline. But experts say there is no shortage in the area because the Colonial Pipeline doesn’t bring gas to South ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – That house down your street in Coral Springs – is it now a “vacation rental” with lots of people coming and going, cars parked all over the street, and trash cans sitting out for days? Coral Springs officials are looking to regulate vacation rentals where visitors stay for ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Starting Monday, construction will begin on a traffic light upgrade at a major intersection in Coral Springs. The light at Wiles Road and Coral Springs Drive will be converted from an existing span wire to a mast arm, according to the City of Coral Springs. What impact the ...

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