Agendas – General Meeting

Save the Date! October CFLCA Via Zoom 10/13/2020

Plan on joining your friends and neighbors at the CFLCA General Meeting on 10/13/2020 via Zoom.  Confirmed guests/topics are:

  • Steven Glassman, Vice Mayor & District 2 Commissioner
  • Chris Lagerbloom, City Manager on Social Justice & Racial Justice
  • League of Women Voters will provide a non-partisan informational presentation on Amendments you will see on your November ballot.

When you submit your questions in advance we can get them to our guest for inclusion in their presentation.  Please use the “Contact Us” feature on this website.

Register in advance for this webinar:

Thank you!

September 8, 2020 Virtual GM Agenda

Download A Copy CFLCA GM Agenda 09_08_2020

CFLCA September 2020 General Meeting
Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 6:30 PM


o Mayor Dean Trantalis
o Health-related COVID Update: Dr. JJ Rajter
o Education Briefing: Chief Education Officer Zoie Sauners
o Updates from the City: City Manager Chris Lagerbloom
REVIEW AND ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES CFLCA August 11th, 2020 General Meeting*
TREASURER’S REPORT 9.8.20 CFLCA Treasury Rept for Membership w Updated Member Payment Spreadsheet
*Indicates voting items or may be a voting item
Next BOD Meeting September 29th, 2020
Next General Membership Meeting October 13th, 2020

Purpose: Focus on the issues relating to preservation of the present and future welfare of the City of Fort
Lauderdale and its neighborhoods and citizens, be proactive and reactive to those issues, communicate any
recommendations to the proper authorities, strive to improve communication and create a stronger
partnership between City Government and the neighborhoods.
For More Information:

GM Agenda Aug. 11, 2020

CFLCA General Membership Meeting 8/11/2020 via Zoom


Welcome and Call to Order, Roll Call via Zoom Chat

General Membership Reminders:  1. Census 2020, 2. Elections, 3. Racial Equity

 Introduction of Guests: 

  • General Update: Congressman Ted Deutch
  • COVID, Homelessness, FLPD Initiatives: Ben Sorenson, City Commissioner
  • Health-related COVID Update: JJ Rajter
  • City Budget/Updates from the City: Chris Lagerbloom, City Manager

 Introduction of Jessica Wilkus, City of Fort Lauderdale’s newest Senior Management Fellow in Neighbor Support

 Treasurer’s Report

 Review and Acceptance of Prior Meeting Minutes  – June 9th 2020 General Meeting * (if quorum requirements are met)


Next Board Meeting is 8/24

Next General Meeting is 9/08

CFLCA GM Agenda August 11, 2020


8.11.20 CFLCA-Treasury Update for Membership

CFLCA August 11th, 2020 General Membership Meeting’s Featured

Speakers and Topics:

U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch

General Update

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

City Budget/Updates

7.31.2020 Commissioner Sorensen Shares an Update on City/FAA Matters

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].

CFLCA General Meeting 8/11/2020 6:30 PM via ZOOM

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 CFLCA GM 5/12/2020 via Zoom.


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

CFLCA 4.2.2020 General Meeting Agenda, Materials, and Links


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) 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
topics including:
§ 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.

2-1-1 Services Links

Hands On Broward Virtual Toolbox Link:

Florida Department of Health:

4.2.20 GSA Federal Courthouse Email and Stakeholder Letter