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April 25, 2019, 5:51 PM

Medical marijuana dispensaries are retail establishments authorized to sell cannabis in an approved form for medicinal use. They are currently prohibited in the City of Tamarac. While no proposals to repeal this ban have been drafted or presented to the City Commission, we'd like to learn how you feel about such facilities. Let us know by completing a quick survey on our Open City Hall site by May 12th. 

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July 10, 2018, 2:37 PM

As Tamarac Fire Rescue continues to strive for excellence, we'd like to hear from those we serve about their fire rescue service priorities and expectations.  Share your thoughts on our Open City Hall forum by July 30th.

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May 14, 2018, 3:18 PM

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about how we can grow Tamarac's economy - making sure that the City remains a great place to live, work, and build a business. We'd like to update you on a couple of exciting projects that are in the works and further improvements our consultant recommended based on the community's input.  Learn about the next steps on Tamarac's Open City Hall site.

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March 8, 2018, 6:21 PM

Once again, Tamarac’s Mayor, City Commissioners and executive staff are bringing City Hall to your neighborhood.  As we prepare updates on what's happening in your district, we'd like to hear from you about what you'd like to discuss. Visit Tamarac's Open City Hall to find out more and let us know what you'd like to learn about by March 27th.

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February 2, 2018, 4:26 PM

The City received a grant that we're using to create an Economic Development Strategic Plan.  We want to build on what’s great about Tamarac and make it even better!  We’re looking to retain and attract industries that generate the employment, entrepreneurship, shopping, dining, and entertainment options that you’re looking for. Join the conversation on Open City Hall to share your thoughts about Tamarac’s competitive strengths, places you like to visit (within and outside the City), and opportunities to diversify and grow our economy.  You can also find out how to participate in person. Please post your response by noon, February 15th.

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May 15, 2017, 10:48 AM

We posted a brief update on Open City Hall about this year's neighborhood meetings that includes a presentation with the topics discussed at all the meetings. Click here to view it.

Also, as you visit our Open City Hall, don't forget to share your input on proposed Land Development Code Revisions - your feedback will help us ensure that the Code meets our community's expectations.

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March 30, 2017, 4:18 PM

We’re rewriting our Land Development Code and, in addition to setting standards, we want it to be clear and user friendly.  We just posted the third module of the draft Code that outlines our development and design standards and would like your input.

Please review it on our Open City Hall forum and share your input by May 31, 2017. The City's consultants and staff will review your comments when finalizing the draft which will be brought before the City Commission for a vote once all modules are completed.

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February 17, 2017, 4:55 PM

Every year, the Mayor and City Commission host Neighborhood Meetings where they, along with the City’s senior staff, share updates on current projects and plans. The 2017 meetings are coming soon.  For a detailed schedule, visit Tamarac's Open City Hall.  While you're there, let us know what information you'd like us to provide in your district. Please post your comments by March 16th.

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December 22, 2016, 2:09 PM

  • As we do every spring, the City’s elected officials and senior staff will visit each City Commission district to talk about what’s happening in your neighborhood and the City. Tell us what you’d like to hear more about at your neighborhood meeting. Please post your response on Tamarac's Open City Hall forum by February 16, 2017.

  • The Public Art Committee has selected the name for the sculpture project on Nob Hill Road. Find out who won the naming contest.

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November 14, 2016, 9:49 AM

We appreciate your participation in the Open City Hall online forum and would like to share two updates:

  • Learn about the next step in the Land Development Code rewrite here.
  • Find out what the Penny Surtax referendum results mean to Tamarac here.

Visit Open City Hall to view all topics and their outcomes.

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October 10, 2016, 9:11 AM

As you may already know, Broward County voters will decide whether to pass a half-penny infrastructure surtax and a half-penny transportation surtax in the General Election.  If both proposals are approved, a one penny sales surtax will go into effect countywide on January 1, 2017, generating funds for municipal infrastructure projects and the County’s transportation projects for the next 30 years.  

Find the list of Tamarac’s infrastructure projects that the proposed penny surtax could help fund at  Weigh in on Tamarac’s Open City Hall on what projects you’d like to see the City use the surtax to fund, if it passes.

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September 27, 2016, 2:13 PM

In the General Election, Broward county voters will decide on a half-cent infrastructure surtax and a half-cent transportation surtax.  If both proposals are approved, the one penny sales surtax will go into effect countywide on January 1, 2017, generating proceeds for municipal infrastructure projects and the County’s transportation projects for the next 30 years.  Review the proposed list of Tamarac’s infrastructure projects that the proposed penny surtax could help fund at  Then, visit Tamarac’s Open City Hall to tell us what other projects you’d like to see in the City if funding becomes available.

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September 8, 2016, 2:54 PM

You may remember reviewing the first module of our draft Land Development Code.  We've made further progress with our updates and would like to get your input on the proposed module 2.  It focuses primarily on zoning districts, land use and associated standards.  Please share your input by October 15th, 2016.

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September 2, 2016, 4:33 PM

Many of you shared your input on amenities you’d like to see in the new Waters Edge Park. The City has evaluated the feasibility of suggested features and developed a proposal for conceptual park elements and design.  The City staff will present this proposal at the public meeting where attendees will have an additional opportunity to provide feedback.

When: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Mainlands Section 10 Clubhouse, 6724 NW 61 Street, Tamarac, FL

For more information, please call the Tamarac Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 597-3620.

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August 29, 2016, 3:37 PM

There's still time to enter your name suggestion for an opportunity to win a Tamarac gift card.

The City's Public Art Committee has extended the deadline to September 19th, to submit your idea for what to name the upcoming public art project.  Click on the link below to learn more and submit.

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July 22, 2016, 10:22 AM

  • Thank you for reviewing our plans for the grant funded housing programs:
    • To learn about the outcome of Tamarac’s Local Housing Assistance Plan go here.
    • To view the outcome statement about the Annual Plan for the Community Development Block Grant go here.

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May 17, 2016, 4:52 PM

We’d like to hear from residents about the draft of our Housing Assistance Plan.  It describes how the City plans to administer its housing assistance program over the next three fiscal years.  The goal is to provide very low, low and moderate income families with safe, decent and affordable housing in Tamarac.

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December 30, 2015, 12:21 PM

Visit Open City Hall to share your comments on the proposed changes to Tamarac’s Land Development Code. 

As you may recall, we’ve initiated a major Land Development Regulation re-write to create a user-friendly Code that serves the needs of our residential and business communities.  To achieve this goal, we want to engage the public at every step of the process.  A portion of the new Code-to-be is now available for your review.  The City’s consultants and staff will review your comments when finalizing the draft that will be brought before the City Commission for a vote.

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December 8, 2015, 11:46 AM

Save the date for your annual neighborhood meeting and let us know what you’d like to learn about when we visit your district. Read more …

View how we incorporated your feedback in our plans for the new Waters Edge Park here.

See an update on new signs with electronic message boards here.

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September 1, 2015, 1:52 PM

Share what types of information you'd like displayed on the new signs with electronic message boards that we will begin installing in spring 2016.  Your input will help us ensure that we communicate information important to our community.

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July 27, 2015, 1:58 PM

  • The City will begin designing and building the new Waters Edge Park in 2017.  Let us know what amenities you'd like to see in this park here.
  • Tamarac's land development regulations are being revised to promote high quality development that meets the needs of our residential and business communities.  View the current status here, and be on the lookout for the opportuntity to share your feedback when the new draft is ready.

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March 31, 2015, 2:50 PM

As we continue to focus on raising the bar for the quality of life in Tamarac, we’d like to keep you posted on the impact your feedback had:

  • We are keeping our eyes and ears open to your input at every step of the process aimed at revising our land development code. The latest information and opportunity to share your thoughts is now available here.

  • We have incorporated your input on the 5 year priorities for Tamarac into this year’s Strategic Plan update (view here).

  • The final update for the Parks, Recreation, and Social Services Master Plan topic is available here.

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February 24, 2015, 5:17 PM

A number of you provided input that helped bring forward a new vision for Tamarac's parks and recreation system.  Interested in learning what this vision is?  The City Commission will be discussing the proposed Parks and Recreation Master plan at a special workshop on March 2nd at 2:00 p.m.  You may watch it streamed live on our website or come visit us at City Hall (Room 105).

If you would like to review the brief introduction, online participant comments, and preliminary findings...

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January 22, 2015, 2:46 PM

The City of Tamarac is in the process of updating our Land Development Regulations and preparing amendments to the City’s Comprehensive Plan to help promote high quality development.  Our consultants have reviewed the public input, including your comments on Open City Hall as well as from the community workshop.  Review their preliminary recommendations and share your comments...

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December 16, 2014, 2:49 PM

We appreciate your comments; they are being reviewed by our consultants.  Missed the chance to answer our questionnaire? Would you like to stay engaged? Take advantage of additional opportunities to participate …

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November 24, 2014, 3:50 PM

What do you believe is important for high-quality development in Tamarac?

We appreciate your active participation and hope that you continue sharing your input on how we can keepTamarac "The City For Your Life!".

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October 23, 2014, 2:55 PM

There's a lot happening at Open City Hall...

  • We, well actually, YOU selected the name for our new Mobile App.  See it here.
  • Thank you for sharing your thoughts on this year’s strategic planning.  See our Outcome Statement here.
  • We've added a new topic for discussion: Tell us about your priorities for our community for the next 5 years and improvements you’d like us to consider as we plan for the future.  Click here to participate.

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August 27, 2014, 1:49 PM

Thank you for your feedback.  You raised multiple great points; all of which were reviewed by our Master Plan consultants along with other input...

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