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BSO Survey

BSO Survey

The Broward Sheriff’s Office in this district takes pride in their service to the citizens of Tamarac.  To better serve you, we encourage all residents, business owners & community leaders to complete the online BSO Citizens Opinion Survey.  This survey is posted on our website at www.sheriff.org. Thank you & stay safe! Residents:  This is […]

City of Tamarac: Give our Money Back

City of Tamarac: Give our Money Back

Budget cuts as a result of lost revenue have made the City of Tamarac close our parks every Monday, with no plans to revert to the former schedule. It’s no wonder why I found today’s story in the Sun-Sentinel about cities hoarding extra rainy day cash so upsetting.

According to the Sun-Sentinel, Tamarac has $24.5 million dollars in unreserved funds. This amount is in excess of 75% of it’s total annual expenditures of $32.6 million for 2010. It goes on to say that the recommended minimum of the Government Finance Officers Association is about 17% of it’s annual expenditures. To clarify, this means that Tamarac is holding on to over $19 million in excess reserve funds.

Flashback: Up With People

Flashback: Up With People

You have to watch this Video of UP With People HERE If you are over the age of 40, then you must remember the cheesy group called Up With People. Back in the 1960’s, this cheerful group of young people were created in response to the counter-culture of the times.  These clean-cut, happy youngsters  traveled […]

BSO Alert for all Tamarac Residents

BSO Alert for all Tamarac Residents

A recent trend for house burglaries involves knocking on the front door and after no one answers, going to the back and smashing the slider glass. If you notice any suspicious persons or activity, report it to the BSO Tamarac district at 954.720.2225 or dial 911 immediately.

Tamarac Skate Park and Sports Complex

Tamarac Skate Park and Sports Complex

The Tamarac Skate Park is located at 9901 N.W. 77 Street within the Tamarac Sports Complex at the site of the old hockey rink and is open Tuesday-Sunday. Users under age 18 must have the waiver and consent signed by a parent/legal guardian. Parents/legal guardians will be required to present picture I.D. Upon completion of […]

What Does it Take to be a Navy Seal?

What Does it Take to be a Navy Seal?

Since the May 1st killing of Osama Bin Laden, there has been a great deal of curiosity about the Navy’s Sea, Air and Land Forces – commonly known as SEALs, who kept their clandestine mission a secret from the world.

Are You Covered? Legal Advice on Car Insurance

Are You Covered?  Legal Advice on Car Insurance

By Adam Baron, Esq. Driving in South Florida, as we all know, is like negotiating an obstacle course, except on a daily basis and the occasional accident is an inevitability. The question is, are you adequately covered by your auto insurance if you get in an accident? Let’s take a look at major coverages and […]

Register Online with Parks & Recreation

Register Online with Parks & Recreation

Do you like the classes that are offered by the City of Tamarac?  Our family does. The Parks and Recreation Department really has a good selection, and the prices are fantastic.  One of the biggest deterrents I find in signing up, is registering. I have to go during business hours to the Aquatic Center, the […]

Become a COP Volunteer in Tamarac

Become a COP Volunteer in Tamarac

    Every Community should be taking advantage of this Program Do you have a Citizen Observer Program in your community?  The Citizen Observer Patrol (or COP) is the Broward Sheriff’s Office community policing program. Residents can help patrol their own communities all on BSO’s dime.   They will provide your community with a car, gas […]