Posted on: November 15, 2017

PORTIONS OF CITY OF MIRAMAR LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE ARE AMENDED!

At the City of Miramar Commission meeting on November 1, 2017, the adoption of amendments to various portions of the Land Development Code (“LDC”) focused on zoning and use regulations, created a new chapter in the Code entitled Chapter 4, "Zoning&qu...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

CITY OF MIRAMAR MAYOR SET TO HOST ANNUAL STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS FOR ITS 2017-18 FISCAL YEAR!

The Honorable Wayne M. Messam, will present the annual State of The City Address,Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Miramar Cultural Center | ArtsPark (2400 Civic Center Place; Miramar, Florida 33025) on behalf of the City ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

COMMISSION APPROVES REFUNDING OF ITS 2007 UTILITY SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT REVENUE BOND AND SAVES $5M

The passing of a key Commission Resolution at the City of Miramar’s October 4, 2017 Commission meeting has authorized the issuance of the Refunding of Utility System Revenue Bonds, Series 2017, to refund the 2007 Utility System Revenue Improveme...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

THE CITY OF MIRAMAR CELEBRATES FLORIDA CITY GOVERNMENT WEEK: OCTOBER 23-29, 2017

The City of Miramar will be joining cities across the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 23-29, 2017. Because city government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon its re...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

CITY COMMISSION PASSES A RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TO CONTINUE DACA

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) policy provides that undocumented immigrants who entered the United States before turning 16 years old may be entitled to employment authorization and protection from deportation. &am...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

EAST MIRAMAR GETS AN OFFICIAL MONIKER CHANGE TO HISTORIC MIRAMAR BY WAY OF COMMISSION RESOLUTION

The City of Miramar was incorporated on May 26, 1955.  In the ensuing decades, this linear City has grown rapidly, and expanded its territory well beyond its original boundaries to the west.  In this time, the area that represen...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

BEAUTIFICATION PLANS FOR HISTORIC MIRAMAR SCHEDULED TO ENHANCE TRAFFICWAY AND PARKWAY ILLUMINATION

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, Miramar City Commission approved the funding of several enhancements for Historic Miramar as part of planned efforts under the City’s Historic Downtown Revitalization Project outlined for Fiscal Years 2015-2019 ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

COMMISSION GREENLIGHTS HURRICANE-RELATED BUILDING PERMIT FEE WAIVERS FOR WALK-IN CLIENTS FOR 60 DAYS

At the City of Miramar’s Commission meeting on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the Commission committed to activating a permit fee waiver period for 60 days to assist property owners with addressing damage resulting from Hurricane Irma. B...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

ANNUAL BUDGET AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN IS ADOPTED WITH NO CHANGE IN MILLAGE RATE!

The City of Miramar held a Special Budget Hearing at 5:01 p.m., September 27, 2018 to adopt the City’s 2017-18 Budget at its 2nd reading.  The passing of the 2017-18 budget has solidified no change in the millage rate keeping it at 6.7654, the sa...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

THE CITY OF MIRAMAR PARTNERS WITH TOM JOYNER, BLACK ENTERPRISE AND THE GFLCVB

The City of Miramar’s investment in its cultural and sporting entertainment assets has led to a partnership with the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) and provided platforms to the national brands of Black Enterprise...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION ENHANCES PEDESTRIAN & BICYCLIST MOBILITY IN THE HISTORIC SECTION OF MIRAMAR

In a constant pursuit to maintain its mantra of being the City of Beauty and Progress, the City of Miramar Commission approved a resolution on August 3, 2017 to improve the appearance of and enhance pedestrian and bicyclists’ mobility in the His...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

PHASE II CONTRACTOR APPROVAL BY COMMISSION AUTHORIZES MORE CANAL IMPROVEMENTS IN HISTORIC MIRAMAR

Miramar’s 632 canals and embankments East of University is City-owned and maintained.  In support of the preservation of this infrastructure asset, Miramar City Commission approved a commitment to fund a planned 2nd phase of work in His...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

THE MIRAMAR CITY COMMISSION INITIATES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SISTER CITIES PROGRAM FOR THE COMMUNITY

A Resolution of the City Commission on August 3, 2017 authorized the establishment of a Sister Cities program for the Miramar Community. Sister Cities programs act to facilitate and maintain world peace with cities, their elected officials, and citizens t...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

CITY OF MIRAMAR JOINS IN CELEBRATING THE NATIONAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF INDIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

The City of Miramar Commission confirmed the addition of Indian American Heritage Month to its schedule of community acknowledgements of nationally recognized periods via resolution at its board meeting on August 3, 2017.  This confirmation came ...

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