Broward County has received eleven Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The annual awards are given in 21 different categories and recognize innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents in such areas as children and youth services, criminal justice, county administration, environmental protection, information technology, health, civic engagement and more.
Friday, 15 July 2016 14:26

Blue Green Algal Bloom Statement

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 2:18 PM by Jessica Savage.  The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is closely monitoring the recent developments regarding the blue green algal blooms in Florida. Broward County’s coastal waters and beaches remain pristine and distant from the influences of the recent algal blooms affecting Martin and St. Lucie Counties. Broward County is located 60 miles to the south of the affected areas, with little potential for any observed impacts to our community. The northward flow of the dominant ocean current, the Gulf Stream, provides this protection.
What: BROWARD COUNTY, FL - While your child(ren) may be happily immersed in summer-camp activities, it's not too early to start thinking about ways to constructively engage them after summer break is over. Registration is now under way for the After-School Program at Broward County Parks, whose six neighbourhood parks will offer the free program on weekdays beginning on Monday, August 22, 2016, and ending on Friday, June 9, 2017. Space is limited, and early registration is recommended.
Continued achievements in the County’s Consolidated E-911 System are being realized. Broward County’s Central Dispatch Center achieved the call answering performance standard for May 2016. The County’s North and South Dispatch Centers missed the performance standards by one day. Continued steps are being made in the system to improve all performance standards. More... 
Today, the Board of County Commissioners approved an item sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava conveying county-owned land north of Black Point Marina to the National Park Service. The nearly 45 acres of land will be used to restore natural water flows to Biscayne Bay as part of the Everglades Restoration Plan.
Red Fish Grill was listed in Forbes magazine’s “100 Best ‘Al Fresco’ Restaurants in America” for 2016 MIAMI (July 01, 2016) — Matheson Hammock Park’s fine dining restaurant Red Fish Grill will be featured on the Cooking Channel’s Beach Bites with Katie Lee, July 7, at 10 p.m. EDT. The episode was filmed with the park’s beautiful Atoll pool as a backdrop and features the preparation of Red Fish Grill’s signature dish Corona® Lime Ceviche. Check your local cable company for channel listings.
Margate, FL July 1st, 2016 - Local businesses, a unique art and crafts bazaar, FREE craft beer, DIY kid’s activities, over 15 food trucks and fantastic indie rock and roll will fill the atmosphere at the corner of Margate Boulevard and 441 beginning in August 2016 for the second Annual Margate Under the Moon event series.
MIAMI (June 22, 2016) — The Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) is mailing out postcards with its “Drain and Cover” campaign message to nearly one million households throughout the county. Residents can expect to receive the postcard later this week.
The Miami-Dade County Communications Department has won a 2016 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for its campaign promoting the Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department’s summer camps. The Communications Department created a video, along with online, radio, and print marketing materials, that highlights how the County’s camps teach children everything from water safety to outdoor activities, arts and crafts, and sports.
MIAMI-DADE – My heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of all those impacted in today’s mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. I am extremely saddened by this tragedy and join the many voices around the nation who have condemned this senseless act of violence against Orlando’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community, our state and our nation.
Page 9 of 100