Government

November 15, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - City of Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky and Parkland Commission members welcomed its newest member, District 2 Commissioner Richard Walker, on Wednesday night.  Mayor Hunschofsky and the Commission also congratulated outgoing Commissioner Grace Solomon on her term in office.  

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BROWARD COUNTY - County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, November 12th, in observance of the national holiday. Many online services such as ePay are still available at Broward.org. Additional exceptions include:  - All branches of the Broward County Library, with the exception of ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - The Records, Taxes & Treasury Division mailed property tax bills for 2018. They will be available to view, print, and pay online starting November 1, 2018 at broward.county-taxes.com. For taxpayers whose bills are paid by escrow arrangement, a courtesy tax bill copy will be ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Residents can apply to serve on one of Parkland's advisory boards including the Planning and Zoning Advisory Boards, the Police Pension Board, the Education Advisory Board, and others.  Applications will be accepted until November 7. For more information, click here.   For a ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Coral Springs Mayor Walter "Skip" Campbell died Tuesday night at the age of 69.  Campbell previously served as a state senator from 1996 to 2006.  Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky said, "Skip was a kind and dedicated public servant, lawyer, leader, role model, and gentleman.

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PARKLAND, FLA - Two internship positions with the Mayor's Office in Parkland are currently available for High School juniors and seniors and College students.  The volunteer internships will enable the students to learn about the inner workings of city government and other functions while assisting ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Building Department fees, including fees for permits and inspections, are changing effective October 1, 2018.  The updated fee schedule is available here. For more information about the Building Department, click here

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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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