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City Business: Week of May 27, 2024

­­­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: All City of Tamarac offices are closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. City parks will be open.

 

Important BSO Reminder

An important reminder from the Broward Sheriff’s office:

BSO WILL NEVER CALL YOU TO:

  • Ask for money in lieu of an arrest
  • Demand money for bond payment
  • Request any form of payment

IF YOU RECEIVE THIS TYPE OF CALL:

  • NEVER provide any personal information or money
  • Immediately hang up and contact law enforcement

 

Special Magistrate Hearing

  • When: June 5, 2:00 pm
  • Where: Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More information: The full agenda is available here; the agenda packet is available here.

 

Free Disaster Preparedness Training

This course will cover how to prepare for, survive and recover from disasters. Participants will learn when to evacuate or shelter in-place and how to care for themselves, their families and their communities. Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, the course emphasizes planning, preparedness and responsible actions for survival and recovery.

  • When: June 7, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm and June 8, 9:00am – 5:00 pm; participants must be able to attend both classes
  • Where: Station 15, 6000 Hiatus Rd., Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Cost: Free
  • More information: Registration is required for this FREE course by clicking here.

 

City Commission Workshop

  • When: June 10, 10:00 am
  • More information: When published, more information will be available here.

 

City Commission Meeting

  • When: June 10, 7:00 pm
  • More information: When published, more information will be available here.

 

Reminders

Tamarac TV!

According to the City, “Tamarac TV is the official news channel for the City of Tamarac, Florida, featuring City Commission meetings, news and announcements, upcoming event information as well as emergency alert information.”

To learn more about how and where to watch Tamara TV,  visit https://www.tamarac.org/1339/Tamarac-TV.

 

What a Great Way to Participate in Making Tamarac Even Better!

Make Tamarac shine even brighter with See, Click, Fix! Residents and businesses alike can use this online tool to give compliments, share feedback, and even submit service requests to the City!

Check it out today by opening an account at tamarac.org/help.

 

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 tamarac.org/425 for additional details and the program application.

 

Tamarac is Hiring!

As of this writing, the City of Tamarac has many positions posted, from an Engineer to a Water Plant Operator and many more.

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.

 

Storm Season is Approaching – Sign Up For 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 www.Tamarac.me/CodeRED 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 Jennifer_Marion@sheriff.org.

 

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 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.

 

Broward County Mobility Advancement Program Includes Many Tamarac Projects

As of this writing, there are 51 projects in various phases (from planning to complete) affecting Tamarac that are part of the Broward County Mobility Advancement initiative. One such completed project is the ​70th Avenue Traffic Calming Project.

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

You can also see a county-wide map here. This map also allows you to view projects by city.

 

Important Notes About City Meetings:

  • 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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