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Frankel Announces Grant to Improve Policing in Fort Lauderdale

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Office of Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22)   October 13, 2016 Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) announced a new $1 million federal grant to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department (FLPD). The grant will allow FLPD to hire an additional eight police officers who will serve in the Community Resource Unit (CRU), which seeks to improve public trust and police response capacity. “Keeping ... Read More »

CITY’S WASTEWATER PUMP STATION B-10 REHABILITATION PROJECT

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By Ralph Zeltman     The City’s scope of work for the proposed project to rehabilitate the existing Wastewater Pump Station (WWPS) B-10 located on Imperial Point Drive, just east of NE 21 st Lane, will focus on all of the internal components of the existing pump station, including the mechanical, electrical, and ventilation equipment at an estimated cost between $900K ... Read More »

Free Workshop: Diabetes Sef-Management

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Broward Health Imperial Point & the YMCA presents Diabetes Sef-Management Workshop An interactive workshop for those interested in learning about managing and preventing diabetes. Once a  week workshop for 6 weeks starting October 5. Dates: October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2, 9 Time: 6pm-8:30pm Address: Broward Health Medical Center 6401 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 Event Location: Auditorium ... Read More »

Community Police Forum

Assistant Chief Michael Gregory of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department waits for a public forum on law enforcement and race to begin. The forum was held at Deicke Auditorium in Plantation. Photo by Andres David Lopez

This event has been cancelled. The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is offering a to residents of the City of Fort Lauderdale as well as civic and government organization members. Date: September 17, 2016 and September 24, 2016 Time: 9am – 5pm Location: Imperial Point Broward Health Hospital #neighbor #awareness #resource #partnership Read More »

Help Fort Lauderdale Win 100,000 Books from JetBlue

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In 2011, JetBlue launched Soar with Reading, a program designed to encourage kids’ imaginations to take flight through reading and get books into the hands of kids that need them most. Since its inception, JetBlue and their partners have donated over $1,250,000 worth of books to kids in need. This year, JetBlue is excited to again partner with Random House ... Read More »

Weight Loss Surgery Educational Seminar at Broward Health Imperial Point

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Free Lectures Michael Choi, MD – Bariatric Surgeon & Narciso Gomez, MD – General Surgeon Free educational seminar on weight loss surgery offered to the community. Here potential patients can learn more about the potential surgeries offered and whether they are qualified candidates. If you are between the ages of 25-65 and would like to lose weight, join the Broward Health ... Read More »

City Approved Contracts To Repair Damaged Sidewalks

Ralph Zeltman

By Ralph Zeltman The City of Fort Lauderdale recently approved two contracts totaling 3.2 million dollars to repair approximately 14 % of damaged sidewalks City-wide identified in the Sidewalk Inspection Report conducted in 2014. The first priority will be sidewalks adjacent to City properties and the highest risk categories for trip and fall incidents due to trees planted within the ... Read More »

Proposed FY 2017 Budget Fuels Citywide Vision

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City Commission Proposes No Increase in Millage Rate Guided by the principles and values embodied in our community-wide Vision, we are transforming Fort Lauderdale into “The City You Never Want to Leave” by making key investments to ensure a safe, healthy, active, inclusive, and sustainable community today and for future generations. The engine that is moving our collective Vision forward ... Read More »

City Water Maintenance Treatment Program Currently in Effect

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  By Ralph Zeltman The City of Fort Lauderdale Public Works Department is currently performing their water maintenance treatment program at their water treatment plant to eliminate the nitrification build-up in their water distribution system. The City has temporarily changed from their normal water disinfection method using chloramines (chlorine and ammonia) to a free chlorine maintenance treatment that began on ... Read More »

Letter Written to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department in Support of the COPS Office FY2016 COPS Hiring Program

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U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services 145 N Street NE Washington, DC 20530 June 17, 2016 SUBJECT: COPS Office FY2016 COPS Hiring Program Application                     Fort Lauderdale Police Department To Whom It May Concern, The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is submitting an application under the COPS Office FY2016 Hiring Grant Program. They seek to hire 8 additional ... Read More »