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City Business: Week of October 25, 2021

District 3 Residents: Apply for a Chance to Serve on the City’s Planning Board

As a member of the City’s Planning Board, you have the opportunity to make recommendations regarding land use items.

  • When: The deadline to apply is Sunday, November 7, 2021.
  • Where: Visit tamarac.org/147 to apply.
  • Note: Committee members serve without compensation.

City Commission Workshop

  • When: October 25, 10:00 am
  • Where: Commission Chamber, 7515 N.W. 88th Avenue, Tamarac, FL 33321 or watch online here

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Board

  • When: October 25, 4:30 pm
  • Where: 6001 Nob Hill Road, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More information: Learn more about this board here.

City Commission Meeting

  • When: October 27, 7:00 pm
  • Where: Commission Chamber, 7515 N.W. 88th Avenue, Tamarac, FL 33321 or watch online here

Charter Board

  • When: October 28, 4:30 pm
  • Where: Commission Chamber, 7515 N.W. 88th Avenue, Tamarac, FL 33321 or watch online here

Remember, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On October 9 and 23, Broward Health is offering FREE mammograms and mocktails to qualified participants at the Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

You must be pre-qualified and registered in advance for this mammogram screening. To be screened and registered for this event please call 954.762.3649.

Visit Broward Health to learn more about additional available resources.

Reminders:

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. 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.

Tamarac is Hiring!

As of this writing, the City of Tamarac has over a dozen positions posted, from a Building Maintenance Technician to a Service Worker 1 (Streets and Stormwater) position 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.

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. 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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