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September 27, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Starting next Monday, some Coral Springs residents will experience a change in pickup days for bulk and yard waste items, the city’s waste hauler recently announced. Waste Pro, which has been inconsistent in picking up trash across the city in recent months, said in a Sept.

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you want a say on how Coral Springs spends $820,078 in federal funds in the next fiscal year to improve life for people living in the city’s poorest neighborhoods, here’s your opportunity. City officials are looking for public comment on their spending plan from the U.S.

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs commissioners are considering changing a city code to allow owners of boats, trailers, motor homes, and other recreational vehicles to park their vehicles on their driveways over the weekends, possibly even holiday weekends. The code now prohibits boats and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs officially approved Wednesday a tax rate and fees hikes for the next fiscal year. The new $147 million budget will increase the millage rate from 5.8732 per $1,000 of assessed value in the current year to 6.0232 per $1,000 of assessed value in the 2021-2022 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs code prohibits boats, trailers, motor homes, and other recreational vehicles from being parked overnight on driveways, backyards, and other public areas surrounding homes. It’s been this way for years – and city code officials this week will recommend the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is launching a new program to teach residents about wildlife, plants, and conservation efforts while visiting parks and preserves throughout the city. The Back to Nature program will start Oct. 9 and run every second Saturday of the month through March, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As Coral Springs considers raising a tax and fees in the coming fiscal year, the city’s police and fire chiefs explained this week the need to add more staff to their departments. During the pandemic, both departments have been down in staffing levels due to illnesses, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – What should Coral Springs do with $20 million in federal economic stimulus funds? Residents and business owners will soon be able to tell city officials how they want the city’s portion of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act funding to be spent. This week, Catherine ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Close to a dozen people spoke out Monday against Coral Springs’ proposed tax and fees hikes for the coming fiscal year. At the first of two public hearings on the $147 million 2021-2022 fiscal year budget, residents and business owners urged city officials to hold off on the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In the coming fiscal year, Coral Springs property owners may be asked to pay more in city taxes and fees - just not as much as originally proposed earlier this summer. Under a new plan announced Friday, the city is proposing to drop the millage increase in the $147 million ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs officials said Wednesday that they are hoping to return residential curbside recycling in the city by the end of the year. City Manager Frank Babinec didn’t offer many details when he announced that the city is working on a new recycling contract. “Our goal ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is dropping plans to spend $250,000 in next year's budget on installing digital signs at four city parks and facilities.   The project would have been included in $4.3 million in new “strategic” spending as part of the overall $144 million 2022 fiscal year ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs officials said this week they are looking for ways to lower the proposed millage rate increase for property owners in the upcoming fiscal year. At the moment, the city is proposing the second-highest increase to the millage rate among Broward cities – a nearly ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Top managers from Coral Springs’ trash hauler are promising to improve trash services after months of missing entire communities on pickup days. The team from Waste Pro told city commissioners this week that the company is aggressively looking to hire drivers lost during the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – During the pandemic, Coral Springs relaxed its rules about allowing dogs and other pets in city parks. That is, you were allowed to bring your pet as long as the animal was on a non-retractable 10-foot leash, you picked up after your dog, and kept your pet away from courts, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is proposing to create a new position that will provide more support to city employees responding to the needs of a growing population, especially now in the pandemic. Budgeted at $184,810, the new citywide health and safety officer would be for a full-time ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Crews are still missing trash pickups in Coral Springs neighborhoods on assigned days, but it’s not as many as were missed a month ago when the city’s trash hauler was hit hard by pandemic-related staffing shortages, the city’s public works director said Friday. In recent ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A ceremony honoring the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks will take place in Coral Springs in front of the 9/11 monument at the Northwest Regional Library, the city announced Wednesday. The event at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11 will include a pathway of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is considering spending $977,000 to buy 29 new cars for the police and fire departments as part of an annual car replacement program. If approved, the city would buy the police department an unmarked vehicle and 27 marked vehicles, and for the fire department ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs opened Thursday a new site to drop off recycling items, the latest location to open after the city ended home recycling due to rising costs. The new location, open 24/7, is at Whispering Woods Park at 7701 Wiles Road, said John Norris, the city’s public works ...

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