Government

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. For more information, click here.

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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.  ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.  ...

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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 ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky was recognized as Leader of the Year and Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Chief Frank Babinec was named Community Leader of the Year, by the Broward County Council of Professional Firefighters on Saturday night at Nova Southeastern ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Crews will be paving Nob Hill Road between Hillsboro Blvd. and Loxahatechee Rd. starting Wednesday, July 18, and running through Friday, July 20. Crews will be onsite from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Expect delays. Please follow the posted detour signs. No paving work is ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - District 3 Commissioner Michael Udine will be holding office hours this Wednesday in Tamarac and Coral Springs.  Please call 954-357-7003 to schedule an appointment. Office hours will be held: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:  Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac 2:30 ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - Broward County announced that it has won 34 National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Awards of Excellence in 2018 – more than any county in the nation. The annual competition recognizes quality of public information and education outreach campaigns by County ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Former Mayor of Parkland and current Broward Commissioner Michael Udine was one of 38 county commissioners to receive a Certified County Commissioner designation from the Florida Counties Foundation (FCF) during an awards ceremony held at the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Mayor Christine Hunschofsky has been re-elected Mayor of Parkland for the next four years.  No opposition qualified to run against her.  Hunschofsky said, "With qualifying week over, I am grateful and humbled to have been re-elected unopposed Mayor of the City of Parkland and I ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - Broward County encourages residents to get out of their cars and get on board Broward County Transit (BCT) this Thursday, June 21 for National Dump the Pump Day. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), National Dump the Pump Day promotes the use of ...

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BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County Transit (BCT) is adding 30 new 40-foot Gillig buses equipped with Wi-Fi service, mobile-friendly ticketing fare boxes and two interior passenger information display screens to its fleet, the County announced on Friday. The new high-tech buses are expected to roll ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division will be performing maintenance repairs on the existing sidewalk and curb ramps on Coral Springs Drive from Wiles Road to just south of Sawgrass Expressway beginning June 18, 2018 and ending on or before August 14, 2018, barring any ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - Broward residents will be asked to vote on November 6 on a proposed one-cent increase in the county’s sales tax to fund transportation projects over the next thirty years, according to a press release.  The surtax would increase the sales tax from six percent to seven percent ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - South Florida college students who want to go behind the scenes to experience how government really works can now apply to Broward Academy VII. The theme of this free 10-week program (September 13-November 15, Thursday evenings) is Passport to Broward.  Participants will be taken ...

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PARKLAND, FL - On Monday, May 7, Mayor Christine Hunschofsky will have open office hours from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Parkland City Hall, 6600 N. University Drive in Parkland.  No appointment is necessary. Mayor Hunschofsky said, "I always look forward to meeting with Parkland residents to talk and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Florida Department of Transportation will be holding a public information workshop on Tuesday, April 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to discuss the University Drive Widening Project.  The workshop will take place at the Northwest Regional Library, 3151 N. University Drive, in ...

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BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County has launched a new more user-friendly homepage.  According to the County, "Today, more than 50 percent of users come to Broward.org through their smart phone or tablet. The new site was built with that in mind creating enhancements that include: Quick Links ...

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PARKLAND, FL - On Monday, April 9, Mayor Christine Hunschofsky will have open office hours from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Parkland City Hall, 6600 N. University Drive in Parkland.  No appointment is necessary. Mayor Hunschofsky said, "I always look forward to meeting with Parkland residents to talk ...

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PARKLAND, FL - A Teen Political Forum will be held on Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m.  The event will take place at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive in Coral Springs.  Students from all area high schools are invited to attend. Students attending the forum will be ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Governor Rick Scott announced his public support on Friday for the establishment of a high school student mentoring program in Florida, in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy.  The High School Student Mentoring program would pair a freshman with a senior "who can help ...

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BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County’s Tax Collector’s Office will offer Express Drop-Off Service for tax payments on Friday, March 30th and Monday, April 2nd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the rear entrance of the County’s Main Government Center, 115 S. Andrews Ave., in Fort Lauderdale, according to a ...

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PARKLAND, FL - On Monday, Governor Scott signed an executive order (18-81) requiring the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to improve collaboration with law enforcement offices in all counties in Florida to better coordinate behavioral health services for those in need.  Governor ...

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PARKLAND, FL - On Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott requested armed law enforcement personnel be posted to secure "every point of entry" at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in a letter to Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel and Superintendent Robert Runcie.  "Following the loss of seventeen ...

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