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Letitia Newbold Appointed Commissioner

Commissioner Matthew Sparks Resigns Commissioner Matthew Sparks Earlier this year on January 9, 2023, Commissioner Matthew Sparks tendered his letter of resignation from the City Commission. The resignation became effective January 18, 2023, at 23:59 and created a vacancy on the City Commission. On January 18, 2023, the City decided by a 3-2 vote, to […]
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Tom Blanski’s Manor Mirror: Providing Antique Mirrors & Custom Glass Since 1989

While decorating trends come and go, antique mirrors never truly go out of style. Broward County residents are fortunate to have the best antique mirror and custom glass company in South Florida located right here in Oakland Park. Manor Mirror, owned and operated by Tom Blanski, is a Veteran-owned antique mirror and custom glass company […]
City of Oakland Park Elections Politics

City Commission Selects Five Finalists For Commission Seat Appointment

City Commissioners selected the five finalists from a field of thirteen at a Special Commission Meeting held Wednesday, February 22nd. All thirteen applicants were provided the opportunity to introduce themselves and speak for four minutes. Commissioners were provided the opportunity to ask a question of each applicant after their introduction.  The Commissioners question
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Chuck Prescott: Making Shortcuts

Once upon a time a young man named Chuck Prescott, a native of South Portland Maine packed his bag and hitched his way to New York at nineteen years old with fifty dollars in his pocket in search of the ‘American Dream’. Growing up in a small town represented some challenges for Chuck given his […]
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Oakland Park Reaps the Benefits of Sought Out Tax Credits

The City of Oakland Park has been very successful in securing Voluntary Cleanup Tax Credits (VCTC) from the State of Florida to improve City owned properties. In 1998 the State created the VCTC to encourage cities to conduct voluntary cleanup of certain dry-cleaning solvent contaminations and sites designated as brownfield areas. Brownfield Remediation Some years […]

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