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Posted on: November 30, 2021

TAMARAC KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING EVENT

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The City of Tamarac invites the community to celebrate the holidays at its 44th Annual Light The Night Tree Lighting Celebration, Thursday, Dec. 2. This free event begins at 6:30 p.m. at Caporella Park, 5200 Prospect Road. 

 

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

40TH IN-PERSON RUNNING OF TAMARAC TURKEY TROT 5K KICKS OFF THANKSGIVING DAY

2021 Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K

TAMARAC, Fla. (November 19, 2021) – The City of Tamarac will welcome a host of runners and walkers at the 40th Annual Tamarac Turkey Trot 5k, Thursday, Nov. 25, Thanksgiving Day.

 

Tamarac’s most celebrated Thanksgiving tradition kicks off...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

CITY OF TAMARAC TO UNVEIL VETERANS HONOR WALL AT VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION

City of Tamarac Veterans Day Flyer. November 11, 10:30 AM, Veterans' Memorial Park.

TAMARAC, Fla. (November 9, 2021) – The City of Tamarac will honor those who served in the United States Armed Forces during a special Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11, in which the newest names of local veterans will be revealed on the ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

TAMARAC RETAINS FLOOD INSURANCE DISCOUNTS FOR RESIDENTS

TAMARAC, Fla. (November 5, 2021) – More than 5,000 Tamarac property owners required to carry flood insurance can continue to receive a 20% discount, thanks to the Class 6 rating the City has held by the National Flood Insurance Program&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2021

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE 40TH ANNUAL TAMARAC TURKEY TROT 5K

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TAMARAC, Fla. (November 4, 2021) – The City of Tamarac has opened registration for its most celebrated Thanksgiving tradition, the Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K, which dates back to 1980.

This year marks the Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K. In 2020, the race took place vi...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

TAMARAC REMEMBERS SEPTEMBER 11 WITH A DRIVE-THRU TRIBUTE TO LOCAL FIRST RESPONDERS

Honk For A Hero 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001 Drive Thru Tribute

Tamarac, Fla. (September 8, 2021) – The City of Tamarac will observe the 20th Anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, with a community tribute to first responders serving the City, while also remembering victims, survivors and hero...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

TAMARAC’S MAYOR CALLS SPECIAL CITY COMMISSION MEETING ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 31

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Tamarac, Fla. (August 30, 2021) – Mayor Michelle J. Gomez of Tamarac, under Section 4.06 of the City Charter, has called a Special City Commission Meeting to discuss the status of the Tamarac City Manager position. The agenda will also include ra...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Statement Regarding the Arrest of Tamarac City Manager Michael C. Cernech

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The City of Tamarac is aware of the arrest of City Manager Michael C. Cernech. Currently, we’ve been provided with no details beyond what is publicly available. Questions or inquiries related to the case should be directed to the Attorney General’s Office...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

POSTPONED: TAMARAC TO HOST RIBBON CUTTING TO REVEAL 12 NEW PUBLIC ART SCULPTURES ON INSPIRATION WAY

Photo collage of 5 art sculptures on Inspiration Way Art Collage. Photos by Sherry Nabbie-Singh.

POSTPONEMENT NOTICE: The Inspiration Way Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, scheduled for TODAY at 6 p.m. has been POSTPONED due to inclement weather. Continue following us for updates on the new date and time.

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

TAMARAC COMMISSION ADOPTS RESOLUTION TO EXTEND HEALTH BENEFITS TO DOMESTIC PARTNERS OF EMPLOYEES

Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton, City of Tamarac, District 1

Tamarac, Fla. (July 1, 2021) – Wednesday, June 9, the Tamarac City Commission voted to provide health and benefits coverage to registered domestic partners of City employees, an effort sponsored by District 1 Commissioner Marlo...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

TAMARAC TO KICK-OFF 2021 INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND WITH ANNUAL ALL-AMERICAN CELEBRATION, JULY 3, 2021

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TAMARAC TO KICK-OFF 2021 INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND WITH ANNUAL ALL-AMERICAN CELEBRATION, FRIDAY, JULY 2

 

Tamarac, FL (June 28, 2021) – After a year off due to the pandemic, the City of Tamarac will mark its early start to the 2021 Independ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

TAMARAC CELEBRATES JUNETEENTH WITH A STORY TIME EXTRAVAGANZA

Celebrate Freedom Day with the City of Tamarac Juneteenth Story Time Extravaganza. 6/19, 10 a.m.

Tamarac Celebrates Juneteenth With a Story Time Extravaganza    

Tamarac, Fl. (June 16, 2021) – Join the City of Tamarac for its first official Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 19. At the Juneteenth Story Time E...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

THE CITY OF TAMARAC WELCOMES JOHN R. HERIN JR. AS ITS NEW CITY ATTORNEY

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 THE CITY OF TAMARAC WELCOMES JOHN R. HERIN JR. AS ITS NEW CITY ATTORNEY

 Tamarac, Fla. (June 9, 2021) – During the City of Tamarac’s May 12 Commission meeting, John R. Herin Jr., Esq., a par...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Tamarac Celebrates Caribbean Heritage Month

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Tamarac Celebrates Caribbean Heritage Month

Tamarac, Fla. (June 3, 2021) – June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month. In honor of the significant contributions to U.S. culture and history made by persons of Caribbean ancestry, the City of Tamarac ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2021

TAMARAC COMMISSIONER DEBRA PLACKO ANNOUNCES DIANE GLASSER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

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TAMARAC COMMISSIONER DEBRA PLACKO ANNOUNCES DIANE GLASSER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS 

Tamarac, Fla. (May 26, 2021) – Debra Placko, the City of Tamarac’s District 4 Commissioner, is honoring the late Diane Glasser, a former T...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Tamarac’s Colony West Golf Club Unveils New Clubhouse and Trendy Restaurant

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MEDIA CONTACTSDan WootersBuffalo Agency201.919.7425dwooters@buffalo.agencyTamarac’s Colony West Golf Club Unveils New Clubhouse and Trendy Restaurant 

The View at Colony West Celebrates the Clubhouse as Tamarac’s Community Gathering Place

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Tamarac Commissioner Mike Gelin to Host a Party on Wheels During Inaugural Bike With Mike

Flyer image with details on Bike With Mike Weekend Community Ride May 22 at 10:30 a.m.

TAMARAC COMMISSIONER MIKE GELIN TO HOST A PARTY ON WHEELS DURING INAUGURAL BIKE WITH MIKE WEEKEND COMMUNITY RIDE

Tamarac, Fla. (May 21, 2021) – As part of the inaugural Bike With Mike Weekend, City of Tamarac Commissioner Mike Gelin, in partnership with th...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Commissioner Mike Gelin Welcomes Cyclists to Tamarac for Inaugural Bike With Mike Weekend

Commissioner Mike Gelin, City of Tamarac, District 2

COMMISSIONER MIKE GELIN WELCOMES CYCLISTS TO TAMARAC FOR INAUGURAL BIKE WITH MIKE WEEKEND 

 Tamarac, Fla. (May 4, 2021) – Tamarac City Commissioner Mike Gelin invites pro, semi-pro and leisure cyclists from the ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

C4C Celebrates Reaching 100 Cities & Counties Committed to Increasing Citizenship Access

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C4C CELEBRATES REACHING 100 CITIES & COUNTIES COMMITTED TO INCREASING CITIZENSHIP ACCESS

Tamarac, Fla. (March 22, 2021) – The Cities for Citizenship (C4C) nonpartisan national initiative celebrates the milestone of 100 city a...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Tamarac Commissioner Marlon Bolton to Host Medical Marijuana Industry Summit

Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton, City of Tamarac, District 1

TAMARAC COMMISSIONER MARLON BOLTON TO HOST MEDICAL MARIJUANA INDUSTRY SUMMIT 

Tamarac, Fla. (March 25, 2021) – Marlon Bolton, the City of Tamarac’s District 1 Commissioner, invites the community to a Medical Marijuana Summit offe...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Tamarac Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton, Invites Residents to Virtual First-Time Homebuyer Purchase...

Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton, City of Tamarac, District 1

TAMARAC COMMISSIONER MARLON D. BOLTON, INVITES RESIDENTS TO VIRTUAL FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER PURCHASE ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP

Tamarac, Fla. (March 22, 2021) – Wednesday, March 31, at 4 p.m. Tamarac’s District 1 Commissioner Marlon Bolton, will partner wit...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

The City of Tamarac Names Hans Ottinot as its New Permanent City Attorney

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THE CITY OF TAMARAC NAMES HANS OTTINOT AS ITS NEW PERMANENT CITY ATTORNEY

Tamarac, Fla. (March 16, 2021) – Effective March 10, 2021, Hans Ottinot, Esq., Managing Partner of Ottinot Law P.A., was named the City of Tamarac’s Permanent City Attorney,...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

City Commissioner Debra Placko Launches New Scholarship Program for Tamarac Students

Commissioner Debra Placko, City of Tamarac, District 4

CITY COMMISSIONER DEBRA PLACKO LAUNCHES  NEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR TAMARAC STUDENTS

Tamarac, Fla. (March 15, 2021) – Debra Placko, the City of Tamarac’s District 4 Commissioner, created a new scholarship program named in honor of the la...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton Spearheads Launch of City's First Women's Commission

Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton, City of Tamarac, District 1

COMMISSIONER MARLON D. BOLTON OF TAMARAC SPEARHEADS LAUNCH OF CITY’S FIRST WOMEN’S COMMISSION, NAMED IN HONOR OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG

Tamarac, Fla. (March 11, 2021) – As Women’s History Month celebrations take place across the nation in tribute to ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Join the City of Tamarac for an Evening of Commemoration, Entertainment and Art

JOIN THE CITY OF TAMARAC FOR AN EVENING OF COMMEMORATION, ENTERTAINMENT AND ART AT OUR BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

The City of Tamarac announces updates to its Black History Month Celebration, including a new virtual keynote speaker, Katrina Jones, Div...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Learn How Quilts Were Used to Communicate During the Underground Railroad Era

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Learn How Quilts Were Used to Communicate During the Underground Railroad Era

Tamarac, Fla. (February 25, 2021) – The City of Tamarac is teaming up with renowned South Florida artist George Gadson to offer a virtual class exploring how quilts were...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Tamarac Celebrates Black History Month

Tamarac Celebrates Black History Month

Tamarac, Fla. (February 4, 2021) – In celebration of Black History Month, the City of Tamarac’s Parks and Recreation Department is offering a variety of opportunities to learn about Black history and culture ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Tamarac Residents Encouraged to Participate in East Side Parks Feasibility Study

Tamarac Residents Encouraged to Participate in East Side Parks Feasibility Study 

Tamarac, Fla. (January 6, 2021): The City of Tamarac’s East Side Parks Feasibility Study will help the City determine how to improve its p...

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