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Weigh in on Parkland's Millage Rate, September 21

September 14, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland residents can weigh in on the proposed millage rate on September 21, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Parkland City Hall.  City staff will make a presentation at 6:30 p.m.

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Shred-a-Thon, September 15

PARKLAND, FLA - The Broward County Sheriff's Office will hold a shred-a-thon and Operation Medicine Cabinet on Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkland City Hall.  Residents can bring expired, unused, or unwanted medication for disposal, and can also bring documents for shredding.  There is a limit of five boxes of documents per car.  

The event is free ...

Parkland City Commission Unanimously Grants Zoning Exception for Somerset Charter School, With Conditions

PARKLAND, FLA - The City Commission unanimously granted Somerset Charter School's request for an exception to zoning laws to permit construction of the school at the corner of University and Hillsboro in Parkland, with conditions, at the conclusion of its hearing on Thursday night.

Kendra Fletcher, an organizer of Parkland Against Traffic, said, "I believe it was a fair process and ...

City Commission Hearing on Somerset Charter School Runs Until 3 a.m.; Will Continue Today, September 6 at 5 p.m.

PARKLAND, FLA - Wednesday's City Commission meeting lasted until approximately 3 a.m. on Thursday morning, as Parkland residents, under the leadership of Parkland Against Traffic, jam-packed the meeting to express their opposition to the Somerset Charter School's request to rezone land on the corner of University and Hillsboro for the construction fo a K-8 school. The City Commission ...

Audit Reveals No Material Deficiencies in Local Option Transportation Surtax Plan; Surtax on November Ballot

BROWARD COUNTY - A recent performance audit of Broward County’s proposed Local Option Transportation Surtax Plan revealed no material deficiencies in any of the key aspects tested, the County announced.

Broward County voters will vote on the proposed surtax on November 6, 2018.

The County said that the 30-year surtax is intended to provide a dedicated source of funding for ...

Parkland Against Traffic Rallies to Block Somerset Charter School on University and Preserve Parkland's Way of Life

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland Against Traffic is rallying Parkland residents to attend Wednesday's City Commission meeting and express their opposition to the Somerset Charter School's request to rezone land on the corner of University and Hillsboro for the construction fo a K-8 school. If the Commission approves the school's request, Somerset Charter School will be built and ...

Parkland Against Traffic Organizes to Stop Somerset Charter School Construction on University, September 5

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland Against Traffic is calling on all Parkland residents to attend the City Commission meeting on September 5 and oppose the Somerset Charter School's special exception request to rezone the land to enable the construction of a K-8 school at the corner of University and Hillsboro in Parkland.  If the Commission approves the school's request, Somerset Charter ...

Broward Expedites Plans for New Emergency Public Safety Radio Towers

PARKLAND, FLA - The city of Tamarac recently approved plans for one of seven new communications towers that are being built throughout Broward County. The County is spending $59.5 million to improve the public safety radio communications system. The towers are necessary to provide the best communication services for law enforcement and firefighters responding to 911 calls, according to ...

Operation Medicine Cabinet and Shred-a-Thon, September 15

PARKLAND, FLA - The Broward County Sheriff's Office will hold a shred-a-thon and Operation Medicine Cabinet on Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkland City Hall.  Residents can bring expired, unused, or unwanted medication for disposal, and can also bring documents for shredding.  There is a limit of five boxes of documents per car.  

The event is free ...

Some Street Lighting on Nob Hill Road to be Turned on Next Week

PARKLAND, FLA - The rollout of street lighting on Nob Hill Road will begin next week.  The City of Parkland has been working with Florida Power and Light and Broward County on the rollout and is continuing to evaluate the installation of the lights and make modifications.  The City has said that the modifications being made "ensure the best possible aesthetics while maintaining the ...

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