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Great Things are Happening in the City of Margate!
Join us for Memorial Day Ceremony
A ceremony to honor the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. military will take place on Monday, May 31 at 9 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 7044 NW 1st Street. The event is free and open to the public.

Schedule of City Services on Memorial Day
In observance of Memorial Day, all City of Margate administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021, including City Hall and the NW Focal Point Senior Center.

Open to the Public:
  • Calypso Cove will be open on Memorial Day exclusively for Margate residents from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Parks will be open during regular hours.
  • There will be no interruption of service to collect garbage, recycling, or bulk/yard waste. 
City News
Presenting the Home of the Month
Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Matt Gates for having a beautiful home, selected as the June 2021 Home of the Month. The Gates are proud of their home’s upkeep and aesthetics, which has a gorgeous view of Our Margate. They will be acknowledged with a plaque and a $50 gift certificate at an upcoming City Commission meeting.
Road Improvements Coming to Royal Palm Blvd. & Rock Island Road
The Mobility Advancement Program (MAP Broward) is working on proposed improvements to the Royal Palm Boulevard and Rock Island Road intersection, located in Margate, to relieve traffic congestion. A virtual public information meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 17, from 6-7:30 p.m. by county representatives to present the project. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting to review the proposed traffic improvements.
Parks and Recreation
Summer Camp Registration is Open
School is out for the summer in just two weeks: Do you have any activities planned for your kids? Registration is now open for the City of Margate Parks and Recreation Summer Camps available for Margate residents on a first-come, first-served basis. Summer camps begin on June 14 until August 6, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. 
Be Part of the Fourth of July Parade
You’ve been waiting long enough, and now it’s your chance to be part of our Fourth of July Parade! Enter to win the Best Overall Float for one of the following categories: private business, non-profit, and Margate family. The entry deadline is June 30. It’s free to participate.
Calling All Gardeners!
If you have a green thumb and have a few hours to spare during the week, we invite you to come garden with us at the Community Garden located at 6111 NW. 10th Street. The City is also looking for a Lead Volunteer to direct this group of friends who want to help us beautify Our Margate. 
Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?
Hurricane season begins in a few more days. Are you ready for Ana, Bill, Claudette, Danny, or Elsa? These are the first names selected for this year’s Atlantic storms. Hopefully, these names will be forgettable during this hurricane season. Take advantage of the disaster-preparedness tax holiday to purchase your hurricane supplies starting today, May 28 through June 6. The City of Margate encourages everyone to be storm-ready from June through the end of November. 
I Did It! Did You?
The City of Margate is proud to participate in the #IDidIt campaign to spread awareness about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine as the first step to getting our lives back. Watch this video from neighbors who’ve already taken the vaccine. 
Margate City Commission
Arlene R. Schwartz, Mayor
Antonio V. Arserio, Vice Mayor
Anthony N. Caggiano
Commissioner
Tommy Ruzzano
Commissioner
Joanne Simone
Commissioner
Margate City Administration
  • Cale Curtis, City Manager
  • Larry Vignola, Assistant City Manager
  • Janette M. Smith, City Attorney
  • Joseph J. Kavanagh, City Clerk