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Fire Department Fee Increase
Effective October 1, the Plantation Fire Department will increase its Fire Inspection fees by 10% across the board. The changes correspond to the attached ordinance.
Please be aware, all inspections done prior to October 1 will be billed under the old fees. Any inspections after October 1 will be billed under the new fee schedule.
Free Flu Shots for Seniors!
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 8:30 am – 12:00 Noon
Central Park Gym, 9151 NW 2nd Street, Plantation
For Plantation Seniors, 55 years and older, and those chronically ill. Proof of residency and age required. Sponsored by the City of Plantation in conjunction with Walgreens. For more information, please call 954-452-2510.
Plantation Police Department Citizen Police Academy
Ever want to know more about the Plantation Police Department? We have a special program here called the Citizens Police Academy. This very special opportunity for our citizens will start on September 25, 2018 and runs every Tuesday from 6pm until 8:15pm, to November 13.
Tour our gun range and learn gun safety, acquire knowledge about crime prevention, see a K-9 demonstration at our private dog park, process a crime scene, participate in a DUI demonstration, check out the SWAT equipment, and much more. Graduation night is conducted by Chief Howard Harrison, with a special gift to take with you. The class is held at the Plantation Police Department, 451 NW 70th Terrace. For more information, call Lynn Braden at 954-916-5601. It is FREE, and refreshments are served every night.
The City of Plantation is proud to launch Everbridge®, a citizen notification system that will share information with residents such as road closures, “be on the lookout for…” messages, emergency/severe weather info and more. Alerts will be sent via Facebook, Twitter, text, email, mobile phones, and/or landlines – however you choose to receive them. Click here for more information and to sign up.
Fall 2018 Recreation Quarterly is now available!
Registration is August 13 – 26, 2018. Classes begin August 27.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) Part 150 Airport Noise Compatibility Planning Study
The City of Plantation is participating in Broward County Aviation Department’s (BCAD’s) Part 150 Study Process for the airport by being members on the Study’s Technical Committee (TC) and Study Coordination Committee (SCC). City of Plantation Administration will be assisting in distributing information related to the study to City residents throughout the Part 150 Study process.
The Part 150 Study is a formal evaluation process that will include a review of the airport’s operations (aircraft type, frequency, time of day, arrival/departure routes), as prescribed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Recommendations from this study will be submitted to the FAA for consideration and approval. All local residents are encouraged to participate in this study through the various public meetings/workshops that will be conducted. We invite you to provide any information or issues you may have with airport noise by contacting the City of Plantation at 954-797-2723.
- Details related to the study can also be found at BCAD’s project website: www.fllpart150.com
- FLL Part 150 Spring 2018 Newsletter
Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida
Mosquitoes are annoying and can carry serious diseases such as encephalitis (West Nile, St. Louis and Eastern Equine), yellow fever, dengue and malaria. Be a good neighbor and help control mosquitoes. If there are any places around your home where water collects, you may be raising mosquitoes!
Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida (flyer)
There are different types of mosquitoes in Broward County. Two types of them (Aedes Aegypti and Aedes albopictus) carry the Zika virus, which is an “urban” mosquito. They like to breed in smaller bodies of water such as tires, planters, pet bowls, children’s toys, buckets and bottle caps.
Residents and business owners are the first line of defense when it comes to reducing mosquito breeding sites. Everyone should take the time to survey their property and empty and remove all containers that hold standing water. The females like to lay their eggs in artificial containers like those mentioned. It’s very rare that an abandoned pool will become a mosquito breeding site, and rarer still that it would breed the type of mosquito that carries the Zika virus.
Residents don’t need to be concerned about lakes, canals, roadside ditches or retention ponds either. The Aedes Aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquito does not breed in those bodies of water.
For more information, see flyer: Breaking the Zika Virus Cycle.
Mosquito spraying for any reason (both nuisance and health-related reasons) is also a County service. You may get more information and an online mosquito spray request form.
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