PARKLAND, FL- Update from the City of Parkland.

City Facilities
City Hall remains open and fully functioning
The P-REC at Pine Trails Park is closed
The Parkland Tennis Center at Quigley Park is closed
Parkland Library is closed (to check out books: www.cityofparkland.org/library)

City Commission Meetings
The City Commission meeting scheduled for March 18, 2020 will be held in the Commission Chamber in City Hall. We encourage residents to view it on livestream at www.cityofparkland.org/ccm. If you wish to make a public comment, you may e-mail it in advance to PublicComment@cityofparkland.org. City staff will ensure Chamber doors are open, attendees sit at appropriate distances, and attendees can make public comments at the appropriate time. Staff will be limited.

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City Parks
Beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. all playgrounds will be closed to the public. City parks will remain open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for as long as possible. Some bathrooms will remain open while others will be closed and concessions will be closed. The Splash Pad at Liberty Park is closed. Parks are open for individual use not for gatherings. Per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Florida Department of Health guidelines, gatherings of 10 or more are not permitted. Field permits and pavilion rentals are suspended. These guidelines pertain to City parks, homeowner’s associations may be following different guidelines.

Event Cancellations
Parkland Farmers’ Market (3/22)
Movies in the Park (3/27)
Egg Hunt (4/4)
Parkland Farmers’ Market (4/5)

Program Suspensions
Aftercare program at the P-REC
Spring Break Camp (3/23-3/27)
Kids’ Day Off (3/20)
All sports programs and leagues

City Services
Building permit services at City Hall continuing as normal
Business Tax Receipt services at City Hall continuing as normal
Special event permit services are suspended
Special Magistrate Hearing of March 25, 2020 rescheduled to April 29, 2020
Broward Sheriff’s Office-Parkland District has suspended eviction actions
Broward Sheriff’s Office-Parkland District is requesting residents to call 954-753-5050 for non-emergency incidents
To request a police report contact Broward Sheriff’s Office-Parkland District at 954-764-4357

Additional Resources
Effective March 18, 2020 Waste Management will temporarily close residential call centers. Electronic customer communications are available through e-mail or live chat at wm.com

Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan https://floridadisasterloan.org/

Eagles’ Haven wellness center has temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus and will re-open as soon as possible. Help is always available at www.211-Broward.org.