TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) invites customers of Utilities Inc. of Florida (Utilities, Inc.) to participate in customer service hearings in Punta Gorda and Lake Placid on the utility’s petition for a water and wastewater rate increase. The hearings will allow customers to provide public comment on Utilities Inc.’s rate request. Customer input will be taken into consideration when the Commission considers this request.
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, January 16th, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Many online services such as ePay are still available at Additional exceptions include: 
Emirates Airlines has begun nonstop service from Broward’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Dubai, marking a new chapter in international air travel between Broward County and the Middle East. County and tourism officials and a host of dignitaries welcomed the Emirates Boeing 777 on Thursday, December 15th. It was also the first time a 777 airplane has landed at FLL. The airport’s central location, its “easy in, easy out” reputation, and a current partnership between Emirates and JetBlue Airways, made FLL attractive to Emirates. FLL is the second airport in Florida to have nonstop service to the Middle East. The Dubai to Fort Lauderdale flight takes 15 hours. Visit
BROWARD COUNTY, FL -Broward County Water and Wastewater Services has been named first place winner of the 2016 Division 6 Outstanding Distribution System award by the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association (FSAWWA). The award was presented at a recent conference in Orlando.
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County Library customers can now use Fast Lane, a quick, easy way to check out items from Broward County Library. Instead of waiting in line to pick up holds and get materials checked out, books, DVDs and CDs can be picked up at new customer-holds shelves and then taken to any of the new Fast Lane checkout stations.
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