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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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A virtual RVCA general meeting is scheduled for Monday, Jan 25 at 7:30PM.  Please note the agenda pdfhere.

See below for the DRC agenda for Jan. 26.  There is a property on Ponce de Leon requesting an easement vacation.  This is where the old sewer main used to run.

pdfDRC Agenda

“The Fourth District Court of Appeal issued the attached Order denying Aids Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) Petition for Writ of Certiorari on second tier review. The Court opined that AHF failed to show that the circuit court applied the wrong law or departed from the essential requirements of law in denying the first-tier certiorari petition, and that AHF’s petition essentially only challenged the City’s factual determination, which the appellate court is not permitted to consider or evaluate on second-tier review. This is effectively the end of AHF’s ability to challenge the City and the Board of Adjustment’s decisions. Furthermore, the U.S. District Court had previously ruled that if the state court denied AHF’s petition for writ of certiorari, AHF’s ADA and FHA claims could NOT proceed. The City will advise the U.S. District Court of the state court’s ruling and advise of any subsequent action or dismissal in response.”

Read the full order pdfhere

FDOT has scheduled 2 public hearings to provide an opportunity for public feedback on the plans for Cordova Rd between 15th ST and 17th St.

Virtual Public Hearing: Monday, January 11, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., presentation at 6:00 p.m.

To join the meeting, please use this link (preregistration required): https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4874647826627992333

Participants can also use their phone by dialing in to +1 (213) 929-4221
Access code: 388-236-718

In-person Public Hearing: Tuesday, January 12, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m.

Hearing will take place at the Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale 17th Street Convention Center located at: 1851 SE 10th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.

The in-person Public Hearing session will be in compliance with all current COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing will be followed.

The full announcement from FDOT is pdfhere

The full presentation is pdfhere

Click on the cover page to see the full presentation.

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