CFLCA August 11th, 2020 General Membership Meeting’s Featured
Speakers and Topics:
U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch
City Commissioner Ben Sorenson
Reporting on Covid, Homelessness and FLPD Initiatives
JJ Rajter, MD & Pulmonolgist
Health Related Covid – 19 Update
Chris Lagerbloom, City Manager, City of Fort Lauderdale
Today, 7/31/20, Commissioner Sorensen shared an update from the Counsel retained by the City to advocate for us related to ongoing FAA matters related to the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the South-Central Florida Metroplex.
View the email from Ben here: 7.31.2020 FAA EMAIL FROM BEN SORENSEN
View the letter from FAA to City Manger here: 7.31.20 From Sorensen Letter from Michael at the FAA.
Please feel free to direct your questions and comments on these documents or the feedback process to [email protected].
City Manager Chris Lagerbloom will be speaking at our August 11, 2020 Zoom general meeting. City Manager Lagerbloom has agreed to speak on the FY 2021 Proposed Budget.
Click HERE to view the FY 2021 Proposed Budget.
The Office Management and Budget Office has prepared a Balancing Act simulation based upon FY 2021 General Fund revenue forecasts and proposed operating budgets. The simulation includes all decision package requests submitted by operating departments and indicates the decision package requests that are included in the FY 2021 Proposed Budget. Click HERE to use “Balancing Act.”
The aforementioned can also be found on the City’s Annual Budget webpage. Please submit your questions in advance using the “Contact Us” feature on our homepage.
AGENDA HERE: CFLCA GM AGENDA 5_12_2020
Please monitor your email for Zoom meeting login details for the 5/12/2020 CFLCA General Meeting. A special election for 1st VP will be held and confirmed Guests Are:
- State Representative Chip LaMarca – Statewide perspective on our economy, re-open plans and unemployment
- JJ Rajter, MD – Healthcare perspective on our health systems capacity, testing, treatment and potential vaccines
- Tim Petrillo, Co-Founder/CEO, The Restaurant People and Michael Weymouth, President, The Las Olas Company – Preparations underway for re-opening within the local business community
- Chris Lagerbloom, City Manager – Updates of the City Re-Open Plans
Council of Fort Lauderdale Civic Associations
Zoom General Meeting Agenda – COVID-19
April 2nd, 2020
Please log on early at: 6:15 pm, Meeting Start: 6:30 pm
Join by Computer (Recommended) https://zoom.us/j/2495678201 Meeting ID: 249 567 8201
Join by Phone: (253) 215-8782 Meeting ID: 249 567 8201
Note: If you join by phone, you will be muted by default.
Please note that in light of the COVID-19 pandemic CFLCA’s president has arranged for an alternative to our inperson monthly general meeting and in advance of the City Commission meeting on April 7th.
o Welcome (Colleen Lockwood and CFLCA Board) and review of Zoom Instructions for participation (Keith
Farrell, Neighbor Support, City of Fort Lauderdale) CFLCA ZOOM Tutorial April 2020
o Introduction of Speakers and Presentations
• Social Services & Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic
o Francisco Isaza, Chief Operations Officer, 2-1-1- Broward will discuss resident priorities being
heard by 2-1-1 Call Counselors in the wake of COVID-19 and an overview of the Senior
Touchline Service provided by 2-1-1. <[email protected]>
o Kristina DaSilva, Chief Operating Officer, HandsOn Broward will discuss how HandsOn
mobilizes thousands of volunteers for meaningful projects and the new HandsOn at Home
Broward toolbox. HOB-Slide <[email protected]>
• Answering your questions about COVID-19
o Chris Lagerbloom, City Manager, City of Fort Lauderdale will address questions for a variety of
§ Healthcare capacity: Do we have enough? What are we planning for?
§ Healthcare support for residents: Testing, Telehealth/mental health
§ Protecting Public Health: Contact tracing, Passengers on flights from NY, NJ, CT, LA,
Protection of our first responders, Sanitization procedures
§ Financial assistance: Unemployment, Landlords demanding rent, SBA and Florida
Here is a guidance package produced by the Chamber: FTL Chamber – COVID19 Guidance Resources 4220
Here are the links to the telehealth apps shared which have waived co-pays
Disaster Relief Loan, Food insecurity
(if questions are outside of the jurisdiction of the City, Chris will refer us to the right resource. Please submit
any other questions in advance using the “Contact Us” link on this website.)
This executive Order came out of Tallahassee 4/2/20 and speaks to the notion of demand for rent and subsequent eviction consequences: 4.2.20 issued executive_order_20_94
o Review and Acceptance of Minutes – March 2020 General Meeting *
o Upcoming Meetings – Membership will be notified of the next General Meeting date.
- Overview of 2-1-1 on CBS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phagxHNqj-c
- 2-1-1 List of Services: https://bit.ly/3464w6j
- 211 Senior Touchline Application: http://211-broward.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/NewTouchlineFillableFormNov2016.pdf
- Senior touch applications can be emailed here: [email protected]
- To ask to volunteer email the same address.
Hands On Broward Virtual Toolbox Link:
Florida Department of Health: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/96dd742462124fa0b38ddedb9b25e429
The April CFLCA General Meeting was held on April 2, 2020 via Zoom. Materials and links shared during meeting are available on there “Agenda” page on this website. You can watch the meeting video on our YouTube channel.
Suggestions on future meeting topics and questions can be submitted using the “Contact Us” link on this website. Please monitor your emails for the date of our next General Meeting.