Thursday, January 12, 2006

Notes of the Commission Meeting of 1/9/06

On January 9, the City Commission met and worked through over 25 items. The highlights of the meeting were:

1) To eliminate the Special Residential Facility Overlay Zoning District for Cannon Point;
2) To provide for an additional $25,000 homestead exemption from city real estate taxes for Seniors over 65, making less than about $23,000, effective 2007;
3) Adopting the Sid Feffer "City of Lauderhill" song as the official song of the city;
4) Approving the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Lauderhill and the AFSCME Union;
5) Approving the funding for replacing the roof at Veterans Community Center. The damage to the roof was caused by Hurricane Wilma;
6) Re-Approving the Special exception Use of the Synagogue of Inverrary Chabad to allow a 127 sleeping room ACLF at the corner of 44th Street and Inverrary Blvd.;
7) Approving the Lease at the Corporate Park of Inverrary for up to 3 years for the purposes of establishing a long term temporary City Hall;
8) Approving a Special Exception Use for a Drive Through Land for a new restaurant, at the site of where Moe's previously was located on Commercial Blvd. (Super Target Center); and
9) A discussion requesting written information of exactly where the walls would be constructed on the West Side of the city and in the Homes of Inverrary Area.

Several of these items will be featured in a separate article subsequently.

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