Coral Springs Commission approves major expenditures

By David Volz

The Coral Springs Commission approved some major developments during a recent meeting.

The Commission agreed to amend the Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plans to reallocate $341,003 to Home Repair to assist eligible residents experiencing conditions in and around their homes that pose a threat to their health, safety and welfare.

The Commission agreed to an ordinance amend the Land Development Code of the City entitled “Local Business Tax Receipt and Business Regulations” relating to an increase of five percent to the current rate structure.

It agreed to enter into the 2020 Urban Area Security Initiative Memorandum of Agreement with the City of Miami, a $14 million grant of which $329,293 has been allocated to Coral Springs for the purchase of equipment for the Real Time Crime Center and CCTV improvement to the City Hall polling location.

It agreed to award a contract to Ferreira Construction Southern Division for the Corporate Park Stormwater Improvement Project. The contract is for $3,380,400.

The Commission approved a revenue sharing agreement for the MuscoVision Streaming Services to Musco Sports Lighting. The revenue for the first year is estimated at $7,000. 

It awarded a contract for fence installation and repairs to Tropic Fence. The contract is for $225,000 and is through June 5, 2022.

It agreed to a resolution to support bicycle and pedestrian improvements to University Drive between Southgate Boulevard and north of Ramblewood by the Florida Department of Transportation.

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