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March 16, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After complaints from residents about noise, trash, and late-night parties at vacation rentals, Coral Springs commissioners took the first step Wednesday to tighten the city’s regulations on these businesses. Commissioners approved, on first reading, changes to the existing ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – While Coral Springs administrators were preparing to raise taxes in the current fiscal year, they more than doubled spending to hire outside consultants for a slew of projects in the past three years. With a workforce of more than 800 employees, the city government spent ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Residents in the Maplewood neighborhoods of Coral Springs are expected to get resurfaced roads in the coming months. City commissioners this week are planning to vote on hiring a contract to resurface the roads in the Maplewood subdivision for $828,000, according to a city ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Even though part of the $20 million in federal pandemic relief funds set aside for Coral Springs has been spent, city administrators are now close to deciding what to do with the rest of the money – and for now, that doesn’t include funds for affordable housing as some city ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs city commissioners approved the following spending items during their March 2 meeting. These items are based on information in the meeting’s agenda document. - $238,500: Hiring Musco Sports Lighting, LLC, of Oskaloosa, Iowa to install new lighting at two ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - U.S. Representative Ted Deutch (FL-22), who represents Coral Springs, said Monday he won’t be seeking re-election after seven terms in Congress. "After serving the public for more than 15 years, I have decided I will not seek re-election this November,” Deutch said in a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – To save on energy costs, Coral Springs is looking to install new lighting at soccer fields in a city park for $238,500. By replacing existing lights with new LED lighting at two soccer fields at Mullins Park, the city would save about 50 percent on energy costs, according to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – There are potentially more than 25 vacation rental homes in neighborhoods across Coral Springs, city administrators said. Three of them have registered with the city, as required by ordinance. Another four homes are under staff review to get registered. And the rest of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs City Manager Frank Babinec urged residents to be “patient” as construction crews rebuild roads across the city, adding that another major project will be coming soon. There are currently four street improvement projects under way on Coral Ridge Drive, Wiles ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Want a free ride to downtown Coral Springs? You may soon be able to get a free car lift from your home or office in the city to your favorite restaurant, shop, or other destination in the downtown corridor. Coral Springs administrators are planning to test this spring a free ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For the next year, Coral Springs owners of boats, trailers, motor homes, and other recreational vehicles will be allowed to park their vehicles on residential driveways over the weekends. Coral Springs commissioners approved a pilot program Wednesday that will sunset, for ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Have questions or concerns for Coral Springs administrators of police, fire, code enforcement, building, and other departments? With Covid-19 infection rates declining, the city’s Slice of the Springs events are returning to in-person meetings starting next month during which ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs’ costs for paying the pensions of police officers has steadily been rising from $9.1 million in 2018 to $12.4 million in 2020 – up 35 percent, according to budget documents. This year’s costs are budgeted at $9.9 million, but the actual costs won’t be known for ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After a series of recent gas leaks in Coral Springs forced a major road to close and disrupted businesses for hours, city administrators are looking for ways to hold contractors accountable for the problems they cause. They are considering a city ordinance that could ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs city commissioners approved the following spending items during their Feb. 2 meeting. These items are based on information in the meeting’s agenda document. -- Up to $140,000: Approved to purchase 911 dispatch console furniture from Russ Bassett Corporation ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – So far, Coral Springs has spent $900,000 out of the $20 million set aside for the city through federal pandemic relief. The rest of what the city does with its allotment of American Rescue Plan Act funds is still to be determined, city administrators said last ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs city commissioners approved the following spending items during their Jan. 26 meeting. These items are based on information in the meeting’s agenda document. - $100,000: Purchasing pavement rejuvenation products from DMI Paving & Sealcoating of Miami ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you recycle correctly, Coral Springs may give you a $25 gift card and feature you on social media. In a new effort to reduce recycling contamination, the city launched an initiative Tuesday aimed at residents who use blue roll-outs for curbside recycling. According to a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – On Monday, Coral Springs will be asking residents for input on how the city should spend half of the $20 million in federal relief from the pandemic. City administrators will be doing a presentation on the American Rescue Plan Act, explaining how the funding works and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In a new attempt to reduce recycling contamination, Coral Springs is planning to start a rewards initiative for residents who recycle properly. In May 2020, when the city ended residential curbside recycling due to rising contamination (when non-recyclable items are put into ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In September, Coral Springs commissioners approved a new budget for the coming year that included $4.7 million to replace city vehicles. This year, the city is planning to buy more than 90 new cars, SUVs, and many other types of vehicles for a workforce of 1,154 people as ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs city commissioners approved the following spending items during their Jan. 5 meeting. These items are based on information in the meeting’s agenda document. - $225,000: Purchasing lime sludge removal services from Prolime Corporation of Washington, Mich. from ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In one of most-traveled areas of downtown Coral Springs, a new road construction project will start Monday that is expected to bring with it lane closures through the fall of 2022. The Florida Department of Transportation is kicking off the $3.5 million project to widen and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – It’s a thick muddy substance, known as “lime sludge,” that is produced at the water treatment plant in Coral Springs. And it’s produced a lot – more than 9,600 gallons a day – at the plant as part of the regular water treatment process, according to a city memo. So what do ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Starting this month, a new road construction project will get underway in downtown Coral Springs. The Florida Department of Transportation announced in a promotional video this week that it’s planning a $3.5 million improvement project on University Drive from Sample Road to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Does Coral Springs need 49 city parks that cost at least $8.4 million to maintain this year? That’s a question a 32-year city resident has been asking for more than a year, especially at a time when the city was looking to raise taxes and fees to cover growing ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs’ waste hauler asked residents for “patience” this week as the company deals with the latest Covid-19 outbreak from the omicron variant. Waste Pro put out a message on Tuesday requesting residents keep their bins out for the following day if trash collectors miss ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs administrators are trying to secure money for a construction project that would aim to slow down traffic and improve the sidewalk and path along NW 40 Street from University Drive to Riverside Drive. It’s the same stretch of roadway where last summer a truck hit ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs has hired its first sustainability manager responsible for overseeing green initiatives and addressing concerns over climate change in government operations. Monica Ospina previously worked for Broward County’s air program as the environmental planning and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs city commissioners approved the following spending items during their Dec. 15 meeting. These items are based on information in the meeting’s agenda document. - Purchase eight John Deere utility vehicles from Everglades Equipment Group of Wellington, Fla. in ...

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