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HomeCity MeetingsCity Business: Week of July 31, 2023

City Business: Week of July 31, 2023

­­­Notes:

  • 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.

 

Important Note: The City Commission is on its annual Hiatus from July 17 through August 11, 2023.

 

New: Check your permit status online!

The City of Tamarac’s Building Department has implemented an online service for community members and contractors to view their scheduled building inspection times in advance!

You can access this new online portal at https://www.tamarac.org/134/Permits-Inspections. Once there, click on “Permit Inspection Times” on the left side of the page. This will bring up a list of all scheduled inspections, including the date, time, permit number and type, property address, and initials of the inspector.

 

The Annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Has Begun

  • When: July 24 – August 6
  • More details: Note that according to the State of Florida, qualifying items purchased online are exempt when the order is accepted by the company during the sales tax holidays for immediate shipment, even if delivery is made after the tax holidays.
  • More information: For more information, visit https://floridarevenue.com/backtoschool.

 

Parks and Recreation Board

  • When: August 1, 4:00 pm
  • Where: Parks and Recreation Administration Building (Conf. Rm.#2), 6001 Nob Hill Road, Tamarac, FL 33321.
  • More information: The full agenda is available here.

 

Special Magistrate Hearing

  • When: August 2, 2:00 pm
  • Where: Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More information:
    • The full agenda is available here.
    • The full agenda packet, including all cases to be heard as of this writing, is available here.

 

Reminders

Registration is Now Open for the City of Tamarac’s Annual Garage Sale

Buyers and sellers wanted!

  • When: October 7, 7:30 am – 12:00 pm (vendor setup is from 5:30 am to 7:00 am)
  • Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 North University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More details: See photo.
  • Cost: $20 per space for early registration, which began July 1 and runs through September 27; late registration, from September 28 through October 5, is $35.00 per space.

 

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 – Round 6 were made available on April 3, 2023, by visiting Tamarac.org/Housing.
  • 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 francis-royer@tamarac.org or call 954-597-3549.

 

City Pet Food Pantry Is Open

The City of Tamarac’s Pet Food Pantry is now open! If you or someone you know is struggling to feed their cat or dog, help is available. Donations are also welcome.

  • When: The 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month while supplies last; the first appointment is at 1:00 pm and the last appointment is at 6:00 pm.
  • Where: Donations of non-expired dog and cat food are currently being accepted weekdays from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm at the Tamarac Recreation Center, 7501 North University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321.
  • More details: Visits are by appointment only. Interested residents must be screened for eligibility prior to scheduling an appointment to complete registration.
  • More information: For more information and to complete the registration form, click here or call 954-597-3642 to begin the screening process via phone.

 

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 https://www.broward.edu/browardup/ or https://www.broward.edu/rapid-credentials/.

 

Enrollment for Tamarac’s Owner-Occupied Minor Home Repair Program is Now 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 tamarac.org/425 for additional details and the program application.

 

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.

 

Tamarac is Hiring!

As of this writing, the City of Tamarac has two dozen positions posted, from an Electrician (Facilities Maintenance) to a Recreation Programmer I 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.

 

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 (https://www.tamarac.org/1113/Meetings), 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 https://www.tamarac.org/1113/Meetings, 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
      954-597-3505
      CityClerk@Tamarac.org

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