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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Urban Farming Institute and Founder Jon Albee on Mission to Inspire Growth in Our Backyard

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Adjacent to Jaco Pastorius Park on Dixie Highway is one of Oakland Park’s hidden gems, the Urban Farming Institute (UFI). UFI is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, urban farm, resource center, and community garden. UFI is open to everyone intereste...

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City News Flash
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Attainable Housing Workshop

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Join Us via Zoom or in person at City Hall for a City Commission Workshop to discuss attainable housing in Oakland Park.

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Posted on: March 6, 2023

New Monthly Food Distribution Program Offers a Helping Hand to Homebound Seniors

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Some of Oakland Park’s most vulnerable residents are getting vital assistance thanks to a nutritious monthly food delivery program coordinated by the City through Hands On Broward and Farm Share. The City Commission recently approved the program...

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City News Flash
Posted on: March 2, 2023

Community Vision for Downtown is Taking Shape

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Progress continues on the transformative Sky Building project that is jumpstarting the revitalization of Downtown Oakland Park. The City has completed the sale of the vacant lots on Park Lane and Dixie Highway, which will allow construction on the Sky Bui...

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City News Flash
Posted on: March 1, 2023

Report a Concern with Tell OP

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Access customer service from anywhere, anytime with Tell OP. See a street light out? Clogged storm drain? Let us know so we can address it. Use Tell OP to pay a utility bill, find events and more!

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Posted on: February 21, 2023

City Helps Residents Collect Thousands in Tax Refunds

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Oakland Park Helps Residents Collect More Than $140,000 in Tax Refunds  

Now that tax season is here, the City of Oakland Park is partnering with Hispanic Unity of Florida on a free Internal Revenue Service (IRS) program called VITA (Volunteer Inc...

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City News Flash
Posted on: February 12, 2023

Fire Station 87 to Get Major Overhaul

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Oakland Park is working hard to enhance the community and build for its second century. The City continues to invest in significant renovations and new construction to improve its facilities and become a more resilient and sustainable community. On the he...

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City News Flash
Posted on: February 6, 2023

Oakland Park to Repave Nearly Half of City-Owned Roadways

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Nine miles of roadways in Oakland Park will be improved this year thanks to $2.8 million in surtax funding. Voters of Broward County approved the “Penny for Transportation” one-cent surtax in 2018 to fund a 30-year Mobility Advancement Program (MAP Browar...

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City News Flash
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Fresh Start for Land Earns Over $600k in Tax Credits

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Oakland Park aggressively pursues funding opportunities to supplement its annual operating budget. Since 2021 Oakland Park has earned over $630,000 in tax credits for improving city-owned land.

As Oakland Park planned for its future, it designated two city...

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City News Flash
Posted on: January 31, 2023

See what's coming up in Oakland Park

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The City hosts dozens of free, fun, family-friendly events throughout the year and you're invited! Find out how much fun it is to live LOAKL in Oakland Park!

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

FPL Project on Park Lane East

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Work is scheduled to begin on Friday, January 27th, 2023, and last approximately 2 ½ months. 

Intermittent lane and road closures will be in effect during the project.  Flagmen will be on-site to facilitate traffic.

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

City of Oakland Park Breaks Ground on Fire Station 9

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The City of Oakland Park held a groundbreaking ceremony on January 20, 2023, for a new Fire Rescue Station 9. This brand-new facility will replace the existing fire station 9, completed in 1967 on Park Lane/NE 38th Street and 3rd Avenue. The new station w...

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City News Flash
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Oakland Park Honors Outstanding Volunteers of 2022

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The City of Oakland Park is fortunate to have a dedicated Volunteer Corps that repeatedly shows up to support our community and provide vital services to residents. In 2022, the Oakland Park Volunteer Corps donated over 3,000 hours of their time, represen...

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City News Flash
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Commission Approves Purchase of New Sanitation Vehicles

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Oakland Park is upgrading its solid waste fleet with eight new vehicles. The City Commission approved the purchase during the Commission Meeting on Nov. 30, 2022. 

 Several vehicles in the City’s sanitation fleet have reached or exceeded ...

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