West Park News

Twin Lakes Water Control Advisory Board

The Twin Lakes Water Control District Advisory Board shall have all the powers and duties granted to it under this Ordinance and may undertake such activities as are consistent with the comprehensive water management plan adopted by the county. The powers and duties of the district advisory board are to: (1) Review and propose contracts; review and make …

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Grandparents are Special!


Did you know…… 7 million The number of grandparents whose grandchildren under age 18 were living with them in 2011. 2.7 million The number of grandparents responsible for the basic needs of one or more grandchildren under age 18 living with them in 2011. Of these caregivers, 1.7 million were …

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Groundbreaking Ceremonies for SW 56th Avenue Improvement and McTyre Park Parking Lot Improvement


The City Commission, staff, consultants, contractors, residents, State Representative, and Congresswoman Federica Wilson’s staff participated in these groundbreaking ceremonies on Friday, August 23, 2013. The first ceremony was held at the intersection of SW 56th Avenue and SW 22nd Street for the proposed improvements to SW 56th Avenue. The improvements will include, the resurfacing of …

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From the Desk of Commissioner Dorsett


As a member of the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Small Cities Council Steering Committee, I atten ded this year’s summe r meeting. Lots of informative topics discussed during the meeting are: The Overwhelming Importance of Water; Role of Local Agriculture & Relationship to Small Cities; Fiber Ring Presentation; Landfill …

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Unleash the Power of Age!

Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to honor the value that elders continue to contribute to our communities. This year’s Older …

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