Masks Are Mandatory:  Broward County  Emergency Order 20-21  clarifies that facial coverings are required to be worn in public and private spaces, including at all establishments where social distancing cannot be maintained.
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:   Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
 
Broward County Emergency Order 20-21 : Restaurants Prohibited from Serving Food and Alcohol On-Site 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. Residents are urged to report business violations online at  Mybroward.Broward.org  or by calling 311 .
 
Broward County FAQ Guide: Refer to the  Frequently Asked Questions Guide for answers to many of the most commonly asked questions related to the phased COVID-19 reopening. View all Broward County Emergency Orders .
 
Track the Virus : View the Florida Department of Health tracking map  for current Coronavirus statistics for Florida and Broward County.
OTHER FOOD RESOURCES
Together4Broward.org:  Broward County and Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) have launched  Together4Broward.org to offer access to community resources, including nutritional foods. The website lists locations across Broward offering healthy meals, including food banks, 49 BCPS schools, as well as churches and local government agencies that provide a range of support services. For details, visit  Together4Broward.org .
 
Broward Schools Summer Meals Distribution on Tuesdays:  The  Broward County Public Schools Summer Meals Program  is underway at 49 school sites throughout the District -- including Rickards Middle School. Grab-and-go meal service is open from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, providing children 18 years and younger, and adults who accompany them, meals for the entire week. For more details and list of distribution locations,  visit here .
 
Food Distributions – Thursdays at Mills Pond Park: Due to the ongoing need in our local community for essential groceries, the cities of Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, and Wilton Manors host weekly drive-thru food distributions on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mills Pond Park, located at 2201 NW 9 Avenue. To access the Park, enter from southbound NW 9 Avenue/Powerline Rd. For more details, call 954-630-4335 . For more information about Feeding South Florida, visit here . Anyone interested in volunteering to assist with this effort can call 954-630-4502.  
July 22, 2020 City Commission Meeting
Meeting Can Be Viewed Remotely
With Public Comments via Email
 
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), all City facilities continue to be closed, including City Hall. The  July 22, 2020 City Commission Meeting  will be held per   Governor's Executive Order 20-69 , (extended by EO 20-150),   and can be viewed live via  webstream  on the City's  website Comcast/Xfinity Channel 78, or AT&T Channel 99.
 
View City Commission Meeting Agendas & Backup Documents  online here . Items on the meeting agenda include an updated Coronavirus (COVID-19) presentation, as well as presentations on the Fiscal Year 2021 Recommended Budget Summary and a City Facilities Update. There will also be Resolutions for the Preliminary Adoption of Fire, Solid Waste, and Stormwater Assessment Rates, along with the Adoption of the FY 2021 Preliminary Millage Rate.
 
Public Hearing Participation:   To participate in the public hearings, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 954-630-4300 for webinar log-in information.
Public comments (250 words maximum) can be submitted for the record to:  publiccomments@oaklandparkfl.gov  by 6:30 p.m. July 22, 2020.
Oakland Park City Services Updates
 
“Keep it Moving” -- Select Oakland Park City parks are open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for passive use only . This includes walking/jogging, biking and personal boat/kayak launch. All other activities are prohibited. Please practice social/physical distancing, wear face masks while in public spaces and help us “Keep it Moving” on our paths. For a list of parks that are open and additional information,  please visit our Parks & Leisure Services page .
 
The Bark Park, playgrounds, pavilions, restrooms, exercise equipment, basketball, volleyball, bocce facilities remain closed.
 
Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library Update -- Curbside pick-up at the Library is a vailable. To request materials, you must have an Oakland Park Library card . Call the Library during staff hours (Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at 954-630-4370 to request materials or send an email to: danielleg@oaklandparkfl.gov . The turnaround time will be 24 hours or the next business day.
  • Once materials are pulled and checked out, staff will call patrons to let them know materials are ready for pick-up.
  • Patrons can knock on the front door or call the Library when they arrive. Please stand 6 feet away from the door and staff will open the door and place materials outside.
  • If an item is not owned by the Library, it will be treated as a patron request and procured through the Library’s usual process.
 
Sanitation Services -- Bulk, Garbage, and Recycling Collection Services continue to operate on their regular schedules.
 
Water & Wastewater Services -- Residents and businesses are reminded that disinfecting wipes, although many claim to be “flushable” are generally not, and should not be flushed down the toilet as doing so may result in plumbing problems at home or further down the line. The same applies to tissues, paper towels, and napkins. Please dispose of these items in your garbage.
 
Never Flush   Used Gloves & Face Coverings - Dispose in Trash Cart .
 
More City Facilities Updates:
·     City Hall and all City buildings remain closed to the public until further notice.
·     Due to the closure of City Hall, the City Commission meetings can be accessed remotely. Please view the meeting on  City webstream on website , Comcast channel 78 or ATT Channel 99. Public comments (250 words maximum) can be emailed publiccomments@oaklandparkfl.gov  by 6:30 p.m. the day of the meeting. 
  • All City community centers are closed until further notice.
  • All City events and facility rentals are suspended until further notice.
 
Other City services remain operational. However. staff is on a modified schedule for safety reasons. Activities such as building inspections and code response may be limited. City staff continues working in most offices (other staff remotely) and available by telephone and email.  View contact information here .
 
Permitting Services are available 24/7 online: http://www.oaklandparkfl.gov/312/Permit-Access  including:
  • Schedule an Inspection
  • View Inspection Details
  • View or Print Comments
  • Make payments through EnerGov (permits submitted after Nov. 2019)
 
Building & Permitting customers are encouraged to call the City’s Building Division at  954-630-4350  or email:  building@oaklandparkfl.gov .
 
During these precautionary measures, residents and businesses are advised and encouraged to utilize the  City’s online services  and conduct their business remotely whenever possible. Oakland Park’s online services include:
 
Additional Assistance and Information
 
Oakland Park Call Center : 954-630-4335 -  Open weekdays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.. Para instrucciones en Espanol por favor llama  954-630-4301 . Check the  City’s website  for the most current information.
 
Think you have been exposed to COVID-19?
Call the Broward County Call Center: 954-357-9500 - Open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Assists the Florida Department of Health in Broward County in answering public questions about COVID-19, including conducting over-the-phone pre-screenings to determine eligibility for testing.
 
Florida Department of Health’s Coronavirus Call Center: 1-866-779-6121 Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or email: COVID-19@flhealth.gov
BSO/Oakland Park District NON-Emergency Number
954-764-4357 ( HELP )
Your call could stop a crime or even save someone’s life.
( Call 9-1-1 for emergencies
Mosquito season is expected to be very busy again this year. With the arrival of summer rains, please be sure to remove all standing water and containers that can hold water whenever possible. Eliminating mosquito breeding habitats can go a long way to reduce the mosquito population. For mosquito spraying, click here or call Broward County Mosquito Control at  954-765-4062 . Remember, the mosquito that carries the Zika virus bites all day long, not just dawn to dusk.   
View two-page reminder of important guidelines for sanitation, trash disposal, recycling, water conservation and monthly bulk trash collection.
 
Refer to the easy-to-use interactive Bulk Trash Collection Map which includes garbage and recycling information and guidelines, as well as hazardous waste reminders.
 
REMINDER: Bulk Trash Collection Begins Monday, July 20 in Zone 3:
All bulk trash items are to be placed by the curb for collection no earlier than the Saturday prior to your scheduled collection week. Review Bulk Trash Guidelines here .
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