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The City of Fort Lauderdale Infrastructure Projects Update

Ralph Zeltman

UPDATE ON THE CITY’S AGING INFRASTRUCTURES By Ralph Zeltman As previously reported in our August/September 2017 Imperial Point Association Newsletter, the City of Fort Lauderdale appointed an Infrastructure Task Force Committee (ITFC) pursuant to Resolution 17-46 adopted on 7 March 2017. I am honored to have been selected by the City Commission to serve as the civil engineer committee member ... Read More »

The City of Fort Lauderdale Infrastructure Projects Update

Ralph Zeltman

Just to provide more clarification on the recent “Go Big, Go Fast” advertisement the City of Fort Lauderdale released regarding their Infrastructure Projects’ update, it omitted what the impetus was for doing these projects. The State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) found the City in violation of releasing untreated wastewater from their wastewater collection and transmission systems into ... Read More »

National Depression Screening Day Event

BROWARD HEALTH IMPERIAL POINT PRESENTS National Depression Screening Day Event October 5th is National Depression Screening Day. Broward Health Imperial Point is honoring it by providing FREE depression screenings. Mental Health Therapists will be available to privately screen and guide you in your next steps. Depression affects people of all ages and social statuses so if you or a loved ... Read More »

Fort Lauderdale make a difference day

Join the City of Fort Lauderdale, local non-profits, your neighbors and friends for a day of volunteering in the city! Saturday | October 28, 2017 Create or pick a project, lend a hand, and see how you can make a difference! Imperial Point Neighborhood will be meeting: 8 AM at the Entrance for Butterfly Gardens 8 AM at Outback Parking Lot ... Read More »

17th Annual Fall Harvest Picnic

It’s hard to tell that Fall is upon us with the Summer heat still here. The good news is cooler temps are approaching and so is the 17h Annual Fall Harvest Picnic and Car Show! We hope that you will join us at Dottie Mancini Park on Saturday, October 121 2017 from 11 AM – 3PM. This is an event ... Read More »

Post Hurricane Irma Updates on City Operations

Post Date: September 20, 2017 6:28 PM NEIGHBOR DEBRIS CLEAN-UP As a reminder, neighbors should separate hurricane debris into five categories and place debris curbside, without blocking roadways or storm drains.  In the event of rain, blocked storm drains could cause flooding in your area.  Click here for detailed information regarding debris separation, removal, and set out guidelines.  Please note that FEMA ... Read More »

City Sanitation and FP&L services After Hurricane Irma

Ralph Zeltman

Some residents have contacted me regarding when the City will resume their sanitation services. As of this date/time, the City will only be resuming the household garbage collection (in the black containers) on those days regularly scheduled for picked-up. The recycle and yard cuttings will be determined in the near future to resume their pick-up. We must realize the City ... Read More »

Protect Your Loved Ones with Safety Net Tracking Systems

SafetyNet Tracking™ Systems technology enables public safety agencies to quickly find and rescue clients with cognitive disorders such as autism and Alzheimer’s. We train the authorities in our areas of coverage on how to find lost people using SafetyNet Tracking™ Systems equipment and on how to effectively communicate with people who have cognitive conditions. Under the SafetyNet Tracking™ Systems program, your loved one ... Read More »

The City Appoints An Infrastructure Task Force Committee

Ralph Zeltman

The City of Fort Lauderdale appointed an advisory committee known as the Infrastructure Task Force Committee (ITFC) pursuant to Resolution 17-46 adopted on 7 March 2017. I am proud to have been selected by the City Commission as one (1) of the nine (9) ITFC Members. Our objectives will be to review and examine the condition and needs of the ... Read More »

Dog Park Guide

CANINE BEACH Days: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only November – March: 3 to 7 PM April – October: 3 to 9 PM Location: Second set of parking spaces north of Sunrise Boulevard on A1A (approximately 1269 North Fort Lauderdale) Annual permits must be purchased in-person at Parks and Recreation Administration located at Holiday Park, 1150 G. Harold Martin Drive, Monday ... Read More »