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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 impetuous 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 »

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 »

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 »

City of Fort Lauderdale searches for instructors for Cultural Arts Programs

The City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation Department, along with the Friends of South Side, is searching for top instructors to provide outstanding programs to our community! South Side is a historic, 11,000-square-foot, two-story Masonry Mediterranean Revival building with Pueblo inspired decorative elements. The completely renovated building will house a variety of cultural arts programs and events and be ... Read More »

City Wastewater Pump Station B-10 Rehabilitation Project Update

Ralph Zeltman

The City of Fort Lauderdale received six (6) bids that were opened on June 1, 2017, for the Wastewater Pump Station (WWPS) B-10 Rehabilitation Project. The low bid exceeded the City’s budgeted amount for this project and will require Public Works to submit a two-part agenda item at the August 22, 2017, Commission Meeting seeking approval to 1.) increase the ... Read More »

Important Step for New Fort Lauderdale Federal Courthouse

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Lois Frankel (FL-22), Alcee Hastings (FL-20), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), and Ted Deutch (FL-21) announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has issued a favorable report on the feasibility of building a new federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale. The report concludes that construction of a new publicly funded courthouse is the best and most ... Read More »