In his first newsletter as Mayor, Lamar Fisher shares with us many important items affecting county residents. We congratulate Lamar on his selection as Mayor and look forward to working with him in 2023. Mayor Fisher stated, “I’m honored to take on this role and I look forward to continuing working with my colleagues and County Administration to move the County forward. The mayor’s functions include serving as presiding officer, and as the County’s official representative. Although, I’m taking on this role, I will continue to represent residents of District 4.”
The outgoing Mayor (Mayor Michael Udine) made the annual State of the County presentation. Our County is currently at a very strong point with all our economic engines regaining momentum as we come out of the pandemic. Tourism is at an all-time high, our unemployment rate is below the national average, and businesses continue to move to Broward County for all the greatness we have to offer.
Other issues covered include Manatee Season started November 15 and runs through March 31. U.S. Flag Disposal Program – Broward County participates in the national campaign to support flag etiquette with the U.S. flag disposal program. Climate Summit Broward County is excited to host the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Summit, a major regional event. County. Coastal Dune Grant Program is now accepting applications for new dune restoration and enhancement projects, visit CoastalDunes.Broward.org. Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2023.