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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Posted on: August 17, 2017

CITY OF MIRAMAR POLICE DEPARTMENT IS KNIGHTED WITH ITS 8TH CALEA ® ACRREDITATION

August 3, 2017signifies the 8th time that the City of Miramar Police Department has received CALEA® Accreditation from the international Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. CALEA® Accreditation is considered the Internatio...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

MIRAMAR POLICE CHIEF RECEIVES ATTORNEY GENERAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

Miramar Police Chief Dexter Williams is the proud recipient of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives’ (NOBLE) Attorney General Eric Holder Leadership Award. The award, for extraordinary law enforcement leadership performed in the l...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

MIRAMAR SHOWCASES ITS ASSETS AS A VIRTUAL EXHIBITOR OF THE TOM JOYNER MORNING SHOW FAMILY REUNION

The City of Miramar will participate in the 2017 ALLSTATE© Tom Joyner Family Reunion (TJFR) held annually in Kissimmee, Florida as a Virtual Exhibitor.  The annual event is a Labor Day staple which boasts national and international crowds. &n...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

MIRAMAR YOU CARD BUSINESSES MADE A BANG CELEBRATING THE 4TH OF JULY WITH THE CITY

The City’s Annual 4th of July celebration was made more memorable in 2017 when it was combined with the opening of the Miramar Amphitheater at Regional Park.  Its’ large crowd brought about a unique opportunity for the City of Miramar’s affinity ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

MIRAMAR COMMISSION PASSES IT’S FIRST READING OF ITS 2017-18 BUDGET & FIRE ASSESSMENT FEE

The City of Miramar Commission board met on Wednesday, July 6, 2017 and agreed to pass the 1st reading to establish a proposed millage rate and fire fee assessment for Fiscal Year 2018. An important component to the passing of these fee adjustments are th...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

WASTEPRO AND MIRAMAR ACTIVATE ITS DIRECT BILLING CONTRACT OPTION

The City of Miramar provides solid waste and recycling as an essential City service.  On July 6, 2017 the City of Miramar Commission Board approved an amendment to its existing contract for these services at its board meeting.  This chan...

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