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City Business: Week of January 29, 2024


  • For the most up-to-date information on City meetings, including full agendas, cancellations, changes of venue, or changes to times/dates, visit the City’s “Meetings” page here.


Free Tax Return Preparation Returns!

This is a great resource for qualifying taxpayers.

  • When: January 25 – April 15 as follows (note closed February 28 and March 27):
    • Tuesdays and Wednesdays, noon – 6:00 pm
    • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Where: Tamarac Community Center, 8601 West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac, FL 33351
  • More information:
    • To book an appointment, please call (954) 597-3642.
    • Must bring all required documents (see photo above)
    • To file online, visit


Workshop: Understanding Density

  • When: January 31, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Where: Colony West Golf Club, 6850 NW 88th Ave, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More information: When published, more information will be available here.


Tamarac, Broward County Offer a Variety of Social Service Programs

Did you know? From a citizenship program to volunteer opportunities to much, much more, check out the City of Tamarac’s Social Services web page to connect to many services.



Tamarac University: Application Deadline is Friday, January 26

Interested in learning more about public service and local government? Check out Tamarac University!

In this class, you’ll visit City facilities and learn about our government by meeting with elected officials, department directors, and other City staff about the role of local government and public service.

Tamarac U also serves as a training ground for volunteers and provides networking opportunities for civic-minded residents.

The 2024 program begins in March; applications for the Class of 2024 are open through January 26.

  • When: Classes being March 5; click here for the class schedule.
  • Where: The first class will be at Tamarac City Hall; other sessions will be held at various locations throughout the City.
  • Cost: Free
  • More details/to apply: Click here.


District 1 Commissioner Marlon Bolton Launches Monthly Job Fair

In a bid to bolster the local economy and address the pressing issue of unemployment, Tamarac District 1 City Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton has announced the launch of a monthly Job Fair.   The event will feature diverse employers, including the City of Tamarac, Sam’s Club, and Visual Scape Landscaping, offering face-to-face interactions for job seekers.

Bolton emphasized the significance of job fairs in establishing personal connections, fostering lasting impressions, and eliminating online application barriers. The initiative aims to provide advantages for both job seekers and employers, extending beyond traditional recruiting methods. Residents are urged to attend prepared with resumes and a professional demeanor. The initiative signifies a proactive approach to enhance employment prospects and economic vitality in Tamarac.

Job seekers are advised to come prepared with updated resumes, professional dress, and a plan to  showcase their skills and enthusiasm to employers.

Tamarac looks forward to a future filled with enhanced employment prospects and economic vitality.

  • When: January 27, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Where: Caporella Park, 5200 Prospect Rd, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More information: For more information, contact Commissioner Bolton’s office at (954) 597-3460 or via email at


Enrollment for Tamarac’s Owner-Occupied Minor Home Repair Program is Still Open!

  • More details:
    • Homeowners must meet and verify income requirements to qualify.
    • The property must be homesteaded and must be the applicant’s primary residence.
    • Applicants are required to sign 15-Year Recapture loan documents.
    • Visit for additional details and the program application.


Tamarac is Hiring!

As of this writing, the City of Tamarac has many positions posted, from an Administrative Coordinator – City Commission Office to a Facility Management Supervisor and many more. Applicants can check out available positions here.

If you’re interested in a particular position and don’t see any current openings, you can sign up for job alerts here.

The city offers a variety of benefits, including financial benefits such as pension plans, credit union memberships; health benefits including group policies and sick leave; and personal benefits such as an Education Assistance Program and personal/vacation leave.

To explore the city’s employee benefits, click here.


Free CodeRED Alerts From the City of Tamarac

Did you know? Tamarac offers free CodeRED alerts to notify citizens of emergency alerts like critical weather notices and boil water alerts. Visit to register for these FREE notifications, which are even more important during hurricane season, in addition to the temperature extremes we’ve seen this summer.

You can learn more about CodeRED, as well as find other valuable storm prep tips, in our July 2022 post.


Join the Tamarac Citizen Observer Patrol Park Unit!

Broward Sheriff’s Office Citizen Observer Patrol (COPS) are community volunteers who help deputies keep our parks and neighborhoods safe. These COPS patrol with a hands-off approach and report suspicious activity.

More information: For more information on volunteering for the Tamarac District, please contact Deputy Jennifer Marion at (954)247-6016 or


Sign Up for Tamarac’s Residential Assistance Program

The Residential Assistance Program assists with mortgage, rent, utility payments, and past due HOA fees.

  • When: Applications for the 2023 Residential Assistance Program are available by visiting
  • More details: The program will remain open until funds are exhausted. All criteria are available here.
  • More information: For more information, please email Carolyn Francis-Royer, MPA, Housing and Community Development Manager, at or call 954-597-3549.


Tamarac Renews its Partnership with Broward College

This partnership promotes skills training and credentialing opportunities for qualifying residents in local growth industries and occupations.

If you are a Tamarac resident who is unemployed/underemployed/furloughed, you are eligible for free Rapid Credentials programs at Broward College.

To learn more, visit or


Anticipated Procurement Opportunities Available for Various Vendors

Did you know? There are many opportunities to bid on projects led by the City of Tamarac and other City partners on a variety of projects.

Click here for a list of currently anticipated opportunities.

More details:

  • Bidders can register to receive bid notifications and to download solicitations.
  • For further information or clarification regarding these solicitations, please contact Tamarac’s Purchasing and Contracts Division at (954) 597-3570.


Broward County Mobility Advancement Program Includes Several Tamarac Projects

As of this writing, there are five projects in Tamarac that are part of the Broward County Mobility Advancement initiative. One such project is the ​70th Avenue Traffic Calming Project.

Note: You can find all of the Broward County Municipal Capital Projects here. The site contains a wealth of information regarding the status, cost, etc. of each project.


Important Notes:

  • The public may watch meetings online through the city’s website (, or via Facebook Live.
  • Unless otherwise indicated, in-person meetings are held in the Commission Chamber at 7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac, Florida 33321.
  • Upcoming public meetings are listed on the city website at, along with their respective agendas, links to watch the meetings online, and links to sign up for public participation if applicable. 
  • In addition, here’s important information about City Commission meetings:
    • The City Commission holds a workshop meeting on the Monday prior to each regular commission meeting at 9:30 am in City Hall, Conference Room 105, where agenda items are discussed at length. Regular commission meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 pm or 9:30 am, respectively, in the City Hall Commission Chambers. Special topic workshops are scheduled as needed. 
    • Any member of the public, wishing to comment publicly on the record, on any matter, may sign up with the City Clerk before or during the meeting. If any member of the public requires additional information about this City Commission meeting or has any questions about how to sign up or submit a comment at the meeting, please contact:

      Kimberly Dillon, City Clerk
      City of Tamarac
      7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac, FL 33321

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