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May 2017    

From the Desk of
County Commissioner Michael Udine

Community Outreach

Honor Flight

On April 25th, I attended an Honor Flight presentation at the King’s Point Men’s Club. Honor Flight is an organization that provides our veterans the opportunity to visit the monuments built in their honor in Washington D.C. On this day, the opportunities were discussed with residents of King’s Point and Commission District 3.

During the month of May I will also be visiting the William “Bill” Kling VA Clinic in Sunrise to see how our veteran community is served by the agency, and to see where we can assist further with the services of our District 3 heroes.

District Issues

Opiate Map

On April 21st, I visited Broward’s Office of Medical Examiner and Trauma Services after receiving information regarding the opiate crisis in Broward County and District 3. During my visit to the office, I was presented with the information on how District 3 has been affected. This crisis is one that affects both young and old in our community.  

As your Commissioner, I believe we should create programs to support all ages to fight the start of addiction, and to provide the appropriate support to those in need. Currently, the Broward Addiction and Recovery Center (BARC) offers a range of services for those affected by substance abuse such as detoxification, overdose prevention, and education. If you need further information on the services of BARC for you or someone you know, please contact 954-357-4880. 

Legislative Corner

This month, I was proud to represent District 3 in Tallahassee at the Florida Association of Counties Legislative Day, and trainings. During this time, I met with our local legislators and other leaders from across the state to talk about the priorities of Broward County and District 3.  

In addition, I was asked to present to the Charter Review Commission in Broward regarding many items, and potential changes to the Charter that they are considering. The Charter Review was helpful to the Commission because it allowed our District’s voice be heard.

Come Meet Me and My Team

Our office is always available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. If you are a resident of King’s Point, Sarah Kowal from my office is available at tables every Tuesday. Check our website for an update of soon to come mobile hours.

Upcoming Events Spotlight

  • May 11th:
    Florida Export Opportunities to China
    Tamarac Community Library
  • May 11th, 18th & 25th and June 1st:
    Employability! Learn how to look for a job, write a winning resume, interviewing skills, dress for success, winning phone manners and actual job leads customized for you.
    North Lauderdale Saraniero Branch Library, Conference Room
  • May 13th:
    Keep Coral Springs Beautiful Clean Up at Mullins Park
    10000 Ben Geiger Drive
    9AM to 11:30AM
  • May 19th:
    Concert on the Green at Colony West Golf Club
    6800 NW 88th Avenue
    7 to 9PM
  • June 7th:
    Business Resiliency Workshop
    Broward County Emergency Operations Center
    201 NW 84th Avenue, Room 332B
    Plantation, 33324
    1 – 4 PM
  • June 15th: 
    Explore Earth - Our Changing Planet: What is Virtual Reality? Learn about Virtual Reality through a hands-on experience using Creation Station equipment Tamarac Branch Library
    2:30 PM
    All ages
  • June 21st:
    Family Coloring Meetup – Bring your entire family and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of coloring and creativity.
    Northwest Regional Library, Multi-Purpose Room

King’s Point HadassahKing’s Point Hadassah Israeli
Independence Day Luncheon
Monarch HillMonarch Hill
Earth Day Celebration​
Teen Political ForumTeen Political
Tradewinds Park Micro-Apiary​Opening of Tradewinds Park

Phone: 954-357-7003 • Fax: 954-357-7044 •
115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room 411, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301
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