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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Homeowners Recognized with POP Star Beautification Award

Photo of the front of a house that won a beautification award

Congratulations to Ms. Lisette Simon and Ms. Jody Pearson, whose residence on NE 15th Avenue won a POP (Proud Oakland Park) Star Award!

The City Commission presented Simon and Pearson with the POP Star Award at the Nov. 1st Commission Meeting for significantly beautifying their home. Upgrades include an outdoor façade painted in tones of grey, a modern-style door painted in turquoise that highlights the entrance with coordinating porch furniture, new front yard landscaping, a new walkway and driveway, a garage enclosure, a large sunshade, a new fence separating the front and back yards and a new swimming pool.  

The POP program encourages owners to take pride in their property and supports ongoing efforts to beautify and improve our community. POP Star Award winners alternate between private residences and commercial properties or businesses that have made a special effort to enhance their property through façade improvements, landscaping, remodeling, or reconstruction projects. In June, Sprouts Farmers Market was recognized as a POP Star.

Members of the City’s Beautification Advisory Board review award nominations and select property owners to be recognized at a Commission Meeting. The Beautification Board also supports initiatives to enhance local landscaping and increase Oakland Park's green canopy by volunteering at tree giveaways.

To nominate your home or business for the POP Star Award, please submit the application online or call Beautification Advisory Board Liaison Lyzabeth Fiore at 954-630-4420.

Photo of residents being presented with award certificate at Commission Meeting

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