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Posted on: June 20, 2023

City Wins Florida League of Mayors Award

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Oakland Park continues to receive recognition for its innovative ideas! The Florida League of Mayors announced recently that Oakland Park had won the Mayors Municipal Innovation Award for its senior food delivery program. Oakland Park earned the award in the Quality of Life category, which recognizes municipal programs that use creative solutions to enhance the community experience and make the city a more desirable place to live, work or play.

Executive Director of the Florida League of Mayors, C. Scott Dudley, applauded Oakland Park for implementing a program that “reflected a solid commitment to the citizens you serve.” 

Recognition for the Mayors Municipal Innovation Award will take place during the Florida League of Mayors Meeting on August 9th in Orlando.

Since late 2022, the City has partnered with HandsOn Broward and Farm Share to provide monthly meal deliveries to approximately 100 elderly, homebound senior residents of Oakland Park. To read more about the program, click here.

Homebound seniors interested in participating in the food delivery program are encouraged to sign up for the Broward County Vulnerable Population Registry. Click here to register online or call the Broward County Call Center at 311 or 954-831-4000.

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