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The Protect Rio Vista program utilizes your subscription funds to hire off-duty Fort Lauderdale police officers to patrol in the neighborhood.  The officers are in uniform when on duty and have full authority to take official action action should a crime take place while on patrol.  The officers patrol in a marked car leased by the civic association and will be dispatched by FLPD for any 911 call recieved from the neighborhood.  Members also recieve a cell phone number by which they may contact the patrol officers directly while they are on duty.  Members also recieve the opportunity to request a vacation check of their home when they are out of town. 


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The city conducted a public meeting on February 26 (presentation below) to discuss and receive public input on the seawall replacement along Cordova Rd. and the proposed new Dock Use Permit ordinance.  Significant changes were made to the proposed ordinance from the first discussion at the Marine Advisory Board.   The primary one was clarifying that ONLY the upland parcel property owner would be eligible to apply for a permit.  Previously, neighboring parcels would be given that opportunity as well.  The new language only allows for neighboring parcel owners to apply if there is no direct upland parcel (think street ends.).  You can read the full ordinance below with the public discussion link.  The next step will be another hearing with the Marine Advisory Board.  We will post time and date when available.




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The city has also put up a dedicated page for information related to this project. Follow the link below.

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