Information For Our Members


Coronavirus Materials & Contacts

Click the links below to download Coronavirus materials to share with your residents.

Stop the Spread of Germs Flyer

COVID-19 symptoms flyer

Covid General Flyer


The Florida Department of Health has established a dedicated COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121 that is available 24 hours a day seven days a week.

Questions about COVID-19 may also be submitted by using the Florida Department of Health’s dedicated email address at [email protected].

Website for Florida Department of Health in Broward County: http://broward.floridahealth.gov/

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention:  https://www.cdc.gov/


City of Fort Lauderdale Dedicated Webpage:

https://www.fortlauderdale.gov/Home/Components/News/News/4074/16


Request A Speaker from Broward Health:

https://www.browardhealth.org/pages/speakers-bureau


Federal Courthouse Site Selection Public Feedback Window Open Until 3/18/2020

On 2/18/2020 the GSA held a Public Information Meeting on 3 proposed Federal Courthouse sites in the City of Fort Lauderdale.  Materials from the GSA are posted herein for your convenience.  The public feedback window is open until 3/18/2020.

Public feedback can be emailed to: Ashish Desai, Environmental Manager, GSA [email protected].

A bit of background, in 2019 Congress appropriated funding for the construction of a new 255,000-gross-square-foot federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Meeting the 10-year spaces needs of the judiciary, the new courthouse will include 12 courtrooms and 17 judges’ chambers. Once built , the facility will provide workspace for several tenant agencies, including the U.S. Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the U.S. Marshals Service, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Probation Office.


MEETING MATERIALS HERE: Final Scoping Meeting Agenda (3) Ft Lauderadale Scoping Meeting slides Feb 14 2020 Final Handout_Combined (6)

SEE ALSO: https://www.gsa.gov/about-us/regions/welcome-to-the-southeast-sunbelt-region-4/buildings-and-facilities/florida/new-fort-lauderdale-us-courthouse


2/11/2020 Special Election of 2nd VP & Treasurer

CFLCA Special Election 2/11/2020

Please note the President will accept nominations from the floor.


OFFICER POSITION: Treasurer

PROPOSED CANDIDATE: Melinda Bowker (DFLCA alternate rep.)

TERM: Balance of existing term April 2019 ending March 2021

DESCRIPTION: 

The Treasurer shall maintain financial records, collect dues and assessments, and pay all monies owed by The Council.  The treasurer is responsible for establishing, maintaining, monitoring, and reporting to the Council on the electronic payment processing system. The treasurer shall transmit application/renewal forms which accompany dues to the Membership Committee chair.

Candidate shall attend and provide report at 1 board meeting per month and 1 general membership meeting per month.  Candidate must be proficient in online banking and use of PayPal.  Candidate must be a representative/alternate from a member association in good standing.


OFFICER POSITION:  Second Vice President

PROPOSED CANDIDATE: Luis R. Castillo Olivera (SMRCA rep.)

TERM: Balance of existing term April 2019 ending March 2021

DESCRIPTION: 

 The Second Vice President shall act as President in all duties if the President and the First Vice President are absent or are unable to act. Responsibilities include coordination of refreshments at general meetings and events.

Candidate must be well organized and physically able to participate in setup and breakdown of general meetings and food service.  Candidate must be a representative/alternate from a member association in good standing.


Stormwater Rate Study Fee Work Session Presentation

On 1/14/2020 Kyle Stevens of Stantec gave a presentation to the General Membership on the topic of the Stormwater Rate Study fee work session.

The general membership after discussion voted to support the proposed “hybrid method.”  The following associations opposed the motion: Victoria Park Civic Assoc., CBA, Downtown Fort Lauderdale Civic Association.

The presentation is available here-> council_presentation_stormwater_12.2.2019


CENSUS 2020 Materials to Share

On 1/14/2020 the CFLCA General Membership meeting included a presentation on Census 2020 by Jaqueline H. Arroyo, Partnership Specialist – Broward County, U.S. Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Census Center

Ms. Arroyo closed by reminding members the importance of Census 2020 participation.  An example of language to use on Social Media is noted at the end of this post.

You can find materials to share with your membership by going to 2020census.gov/partners, left side is a menu, go to outreach materials.  Here are two that you may find work well for your association newsletter:

census101

Fact_Sheet_About_How_Census_Invites_Everyone

SAMPLE LANGUAGE FOR SOCIAL MEDIA:

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes a mammoth task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community’s public resources (e.g., roads, hospitals, schools), how we plan for the future, and our voice in government. Learn more about the importance of the #2020Census and how to participate: 2020census.gov.


Water and Wastewater Helpful Links & Consent Decree Presentation

Broward County Water and Wastewater Services:

  • https://www.broward.org/WaterServices/Pages/Default.aspx

The City of Fort Lauderdale Public Works Water and Wastewater Operations Section consists of the Distribution and Collection Division responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, and improvement of the water distribution, wastewater collection, and pumping system. The Treatment Division provides our neighbors with safe and efficient water treatment, water production, and wastewater treatment and disposal. Additionally, the Division’s Environmental Laboratory, accredited through the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Certification, provides sampling and testing services to the City and its large users 365 days a year. 

  • https://www.fortlauderdale.gov/departments/public-works/utilities-division

Consent Order Update Presentation Dated 1/6/2020 Click Here for PDF

 


Ft. Lauderdale Student Opportunity to Connect w/ Local Government.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 4 P.M. – 8 P.M.
Fort Lauderdale City Hall | 100 Andrews Avenue
Engaging Youth Leaders

Neighbor Leadership Academy Class 6 and the City of Fort Lauderdale will host GovChat on January 29 to create a space for teens to connect with local government and represent their own interests.

If you know a Fort Lauderdale resident aged 15 to 18 years old, who attends a local high school please let them know about “GovChat”! Click here to see the flyer: NLA GovChat FTL Student Opportunity

Sign up for GovChat today and get ready to:
• Engage with local government and learn how policy is made.
• Participate in discussions with the City’s elected officials and leaders.
• Share your voice about issues that are important to you.
• Receive a Certificate of Completion and community service hours.
• Be officially recognized by the Fort Lauderdale City Commission.

Registration is required at www.fortlauderdale.gov/govchat by Friday, January 10, 2020.
Food and giveaways will be provided.


Vacation Rentals

The City regularly updates the Vacation Rental reports for all districts.  The City website lists registered properties by district and enforcement cases by district.  Please send all complaints regarding any suspected illegal operation of vacation rentals to [email protected]. Please include the property address and supporting photos or documentation to validate your complaint.

See:  https://www.fortlauderdale.gov/departments/sustainable-development/community-enhancement-and-compliance/vacation-rental-program/enforcement.