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Hurricane Dorian Information & Updates

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Hurricane Dorian Updates

For City-related information on Hurricane Dorian, please continue to monitor this webpage for updates.

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For general Hurricane information, please continue to visit www.broward.com/hurricane.

Hurricane Dorian Update #5
Tuesday, September 4, 2019
8:00 PM

2019 Hurricane Dorian Bahamas Relief Flyer
City of Lauderhill Opens an Official Bahamas Relief Drop Off location for donations.

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 through Saturday, September 7, 2019 the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center’s overflow parking, to the south of the facility, will be the City of Lauderhill’s Official Bahamas Relief Drop-Off location. The address is 3800 NW 11 Place, Lauderhill, 33311 and will be open for collection from 10 am – 7 pm.  We will only be accepting new or unopened products (preferably boxed).

The ONLY items being collected include:
Water
Canned goods
Can openers
Mosquito spray
Sunscreen
Diapers
Baby formula
First aid items
Flashlights
Batteries
New unfueled small generators

No cash or monetary donations will be accepted at this location.

For more information, call 954-730-3000. The City of Lauderhill will continue to give updates at www.lauderhill-fl.gov/hurricanewww.facebook.com/cityoflauderhill/,www.twitter.com/citylauderhill, or tune into 1650 am.

Pictured on flyer above are Mayor Ken Thurston, Vice Mayor M. Margaret Bates, Commissioner Howard Berger, Commissioner Richard Campbell, and Commissioner Denise D. Grant.

Hurricane Dorian Update #4
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
4:00 PM

Lauderhill City Staff prepares to resume regular operations as Hurricane Dorian’s Tropical Storm Watch is lifted.

City Hall and all Administrative Offices, Parks and Facilities will reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, September 4, 2019, and all regular recreational programming will resume.

Lauderhill’s Emergency Operating Center staffing level has been reduced to a Level #3, as Broward County’s Tropical Storm Watch has been lifted.

Waste Management (WM) reports they will resume all regular garbage, recycling, and bulk pick-up starting Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Those who missed a garbage or recycle pick up from Monday or Tuesday will NOT be picked up again until their next regularly scheduled date.

Broward County Schools will reopen Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

The City’s Community Shuttle Buses have begun regular operations with the exception of Route 2. Tomorrow all routes will resume. The County’s Fixed Route and Paratransit bus services are all also operating regularly today. The Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport and the Seaport are now open.

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 through Saturday, September 7, 2019 the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center’s overflow parking, to the south of the facility, will be the City of Lauderhill’s Official Bahamian Relief Drop-Off location. The address is 3800 NW 11 Place, Lauderhill, 33311 and will be open for collection from 10 am – 7 pm.  We will only be accepting new or unopened products (preferably boxed). The ONLY items being collected include water, canned goods, can openers, mosquito spray, sunscreen, diapers, baby formula, first aid items, flashlights, batteries, and new unfueled small generators. No cash or monetary donations will be accepted at this location.

Please continue to log on to www.broward.org/hurricane, or call 311 or 954-831-4000 for Broward County’s updates. The City of Lauderhill will continue to give updates at www.lauderhill-fl.gov/hurricane, www.facebook.com/cityoflauderhill/, www.twitter.com/citylauderhill, or tune into 1650 am.

For future programming or emergency announcements please register for the City of Lauderhill’s Emergency Notification System – CodeRED. CodeRED notifications go directly to your phone via a voice or text message. To register for CodeRED alerts, log on to www.lauderhill-fl.gov/codered.

Hurricane Dorian Update #3
Monday, September 2, 2019
1:00 PM

Lauderhill City Staff is in position for any effects of Hurricane Dorian as the storm moves slowly.

As scheduled for today, Monday, September 2, 2019 City Hall and all Administrative Offices are closed for Labor Day. With some uncertainty about the weather tomorrow, Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the City Administrative Offices and all Parks will remain closed. All recreational events and programming are cancelled until further notice.

Lauderhill’s Emergency Operating Center staffing level remains at a Level #2 as they continue to monitor the storm. Preparations for inclement weather are ongoing, and staff is prepared to take collective actions if necessary.

Waste Management (WM) has suspended bulk pick-up for this week. All trash and garbage pick-ups are suspended until Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

Broward County Special Needs Shelters opened yesterday. Please call 311 for more information concerning these facilities. The School Board has also announced there is no school in Broward County on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

The City’s Community Shuttle Buses as well as the County’s Fixed Route and Paratransit bus services are all cancelled for today. The Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport and the Seaport are also both closed.

Please continue to monitor www.broward.org/hurricane for Broward County’s updates. The 311 County Emergency Hotline will now remain open 24 hours a day until further notice. You can call 311 or 954-831-4000 for the most up-to- date information.

For City of Lauderhill updates, you can log on to www.lauderhill-fl.gov/hurricanewww.facebook.com/cityoflauderhill/https://twitter.com/citylauderhill, or tune into 1650 am. 

Please register for the City of Lauderhill’s Emergency Notification System – CodeRED.  The most updated emergency notifications can come directly to your phone via a voice or text message. To register for CodeRED alerts, log on to www.lauderhill-fl.gov/codered.

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City of Lauderhill Emergency Operations Center at Fire Station #57
Staffing at Level 2

Hurricane Dorian Update #2
Sunday, September 1, 2019
2:00 PM

Lauderhill City Staff is still monitoring Hurricane Dorian as it nears South Florida.

Today, Sunday, September 1st, all City buildings, Facilities, and Parks will remain closed until further notice. City-sponsored recreation programs, classes, and events have been cancelled until further notice as well.

After inquiring about Sand Bag Pods, the City of Lauderhill has been notified by Broward County there are no plans to open any at this time.

The City of Lauderhill Public Works Division and South Florida Water Management District have lowered the canals.  Staff will continue to monitor and pump as needed.

Waste Management (WM) has reported Regular Garbage pick-up will not occur Sunday, the 1st of September, Monday, the 2nd of September and Tuesday, the 3rd of September as of right now. WM also indicated their Bulk pick-up for next week is suspended. No garbage or residential bulk should be out at this time.

Broward County Special Needs Shelters were opened at 2 PM. Please call 311 for more information concerning these facilities. The School Board has also announced there is no school in Broward County on Tuesday, the 3rd of September.

The City’s Community Shuttle Buses are still running on their regular schedule at this time.

Please continue to monitor www.broward.org/hurricane for Broward County’s updates. The 311 County Emergency Hotline will now remain open 24 hours a day until further notice. The hotline is a source of information available to assist with emergency preparedness tips and the most up-to-date information. Call 311 or 954-831-4000.

For City of Lauderhill updates, you can log on to www.lauderhill-fl.gov/hurricane, www.facebook.com/cityoflauderhill/, www.twitter.com/citylauderhill, or tune into 1650 am.

Please register for the City of Lauderhill’s Emergency Notification System – CodeRED. The most updated emergency notifications can come directly to your phone via a voice or text message. To register for CodeRED alerts, log on to www.lauderhill-fl.gov/codered.

Hurricane Dorian Update #1
Friday, August 30, 2019
1:45pm

Lauderhill City Staff is monitoring Hurricane Dorian and is preparing for the effects of a weather event.

Today, Friday, August 30th, all City buildings, Facilities, and Parks will remain open during regularly scheduled operating hours. City sponsored recreation programs, classes, and events have been cancelled until further notice.

The City of Lauderhill Public Works Division and South Florida Water Management District have lowered the canals and will resume pumping as needed. Canal culverts and drains have been cleared of litter and debris as well.

A request for an official sand bag pod in Lauderhill has been submitted to Broward County. At this time, residents can purchase sand bags in local hardware stores.

Regular Garbage pick-up will continue all day today and start at 5:00 AM tomorrow, Saturday, August 31st. Any multi-family Bulk pick-up that was not picked up yesterday will be finished today. No residential bulk should be out at this time.

Three Broward County Residential Drop-off Centers are open to Lauderhill residents for the disposal of household hazardous waste and electronics ONLY. The centers are open every day of the week (including weekends and holidays) from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM, until further notice.  Customers will need to provide a valid driver’s license for use. For more information, please call the Broward County Call Center at 311 or visit their website www.Broward.org/Waste. Drop-off Centers include:

  • North Residential Drop-off Center at 2780 N. Powerline Rd, Pompano Beach, FL
  • Central Residential Drop-off Center at 5490 Reese Rd, Davie, FL
  • South Residential Drop-off Center at 5601 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd, West Park, FL.

Please continue to monitor www.broward.org/hurricane for Broward County’s updates. The 311 County Emergency Hotline will be open from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM. The hotline is a source of information and rumor control for residents, available to assist with emergency preparedness tips and the most up-to-date information. Call 311, or 954-831-4000.

For City of Lauderhill updates, you can log on to www.lauderhill-fl.gov/hurricane, www.facebook.com/cityoflauderhill/, https://twitter.com/citylauderhill, or tune into 1650 am.

Please register for the City of Lauderhill’s Emergency Notification System – CodeRED.  The most updated emergency notifications can come directly to your phone via a voice or text message. To register for CodeRED alerts, log on to www.lauderhill-fl.gov/codered.