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City Business: Week of May 23, 2022

­­­Note:

  • 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

City Commission Workshop

  • When: May 23, 10:00 am
  • Where: When published, the location will be available here.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Board

  • When: May 23, 4:00 pm
  • Where: 6001 Nob Hill Road Conference Room 2, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More details:
    • Presentation of “One Tamarac” by Melissa Petron
    • Goals and Objectives/Actions Discussion
    • Mission Statement
    • Juneteenth
    • The full agenda is available here (opens a PDF)

Procurement Meeting: 22-12R – Professional Planning Services – Comprehensive Plan Update

  • When: May 24, 9:30 am
  • Where: Tamarac City Hall Conference Room 105, 7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More details:
    • This meeting is scheduled for 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
    • The meeting includes three oral presentations and an evaluation meeting. Note that, per the City, “Temporary adjournment of public meeting to a closed session to receive oral presentation pursuant to Florida Statutes Chapter 286.0113 (2) (b) providing that portion of meetings where oral presentations are delivered shall be closed to the public. All members of the public must leave the room at this point, and only those delivering oral presentations and members of the Evaluation Committee may remain in the room.”

These presentations are currently scheduled as follows:

  • 10 AM – 10:50 AM S&ME, Inc
  • 11 AM – 11:50 AM The Corradino Group
  • 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM Calvin, Giordano & Associates
  • The full agenda is available here (opens a PDF)

City Commission Meeting

  • When: May 23, 9:30 am
  • Where: When published, the location will be available here.

Procurement Meeting: 22-11B Tamarac Dog Park Renovation Project – Bid Due Date and Ceremony

  • When: May 26, 3:00 pm
  • Where: Virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams:
    • To watch the meeting, click here
    • Or call in (audio only):
      • +1 954-289-2459
      • Phone Conference ID: 346 628 233#
    • More details:
      • The full agenda is available here (opens a PDF)

Reminders

Save the Date: Monthly Meeting with District 1 Commissioner Marlon Bolton

Every month, you have an opportunity to provide one-on-one community feedback to District 1 Commissioner Marlon Bolton.

When: The fourth Wednesday of each month from 4:00 pm to sundown

Where: District 1 Mobile Office, Mainlands Park, 4509 Monterey Dr., Tamarac, FL 33319

Apply for the City’s Compost Rebate Program

Composting is a great, green way to recycle items such as fruit or vegetable scraps and yard trimmings, providing important nutrients for garden soil. It also helps retain moisture, which can save water, help prevent erosion, and loosen compacted soil, resulting in better drainage.

If you’re a Tamarac resident, you may qualify for a $50 rebate through this program, whether you’re a single-family homeowner choosing an outdoor unit, or a multifamily resident purchasing a countertop unit.

  • When: The original sales receipt must be dated between March 1, 2022, and September 30, 2022.
  • More details:
    • The rebate must be submitted by a Tamarac resident who currently resides at the home, either a tenant or an owner-occupier.
    • Landlords are not eligible to claim a rebate for their rental properties.
    • The program is for residential customers only, commercial requests are not eligible.
    • Funds are limited, offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Once funds are depleted, rebates are no longer available for the fiscal year and any unfunded applications will be returned to the applicant.
    • For full details and additional guidelines, click here.
  • More information: Call the Public Services Department at 954-597-3700 or visit the City’s Composting Program webpage here.

Construction Continues at Nob Hill Road and Southgate Boulevard

The project will include:

  • Additional storage capacity for the eastbound, westbound, and southbound left turning lanes
  • Drainage improvements
  • Construction of mast arm supported traffic signalization
  • Milling and resurfacing and upgraded pedestrian ramps, signage, and pavement markings

Tamarac is Hiring!

As of this writing, the City of Tamarac has over a dozen positions posted, from an Application Services Manager to a Service Worker 1 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.

Ongoing Pine Island Road Traffic Signal Improvements

This project, which will upgrade the existing traffic signal communications from cellular to high-speed fiber-optics along Pine Island Road from Oakland Park Boulevard to McNab Road, began on August 2, 2021. The upgrades are part of the Mobility Advancement Program (MAP) Broward, formerly known as the “Penny for Transportation” program, and is Broward County’s transportation surtax approved by voters in 2018.

Key Details:

  • The project is expected to be completed in July 2022
  • Broward County is managing the project
  • Contractor: Horsepower Electric, Inc.
  • Contacts for Concerns or Emergencies:
    • Construction Engineering and Inspection: Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc. Felix Garcia, CEI Project Administrator: 954-895-8535 or FGarcia@cgasolutions.com.
    • Broward County Project Management: Chris Masullo, Project Manager, 954-847-2676 or cmasullo@broward.org.

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. If you’re planning to attend a meeting in-person, please be aware that seating is limited in accordance with CDC guidelines, and attendees are required to wear a mask. 
  • 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:Jennifer Johnson, City Clerk
      City of Tamarac
      7525 NW 88th Avenue
      Tamarac, FL 33321
      954-597-3505
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