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Hurricane Irma Updates on City Operations Post Date:September 06, 2017 1:04 PM UPDATE ON CITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE OPERATIONS Posted Tuesday, September 6th at 1:30 p.m. MANDATORY EVACUATION Broward County has ordered a mandatory evacuation for neighbors east of Federal Highway beginning at noon tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.  As a result, City Hall will be closed and normal City operations will be suspended starting Thursday. Neighbors in mobile home communities are encouraged to evacuate. Hurricane Irma Advisories For the latest Hurricane Irma advisories and storm tracks, visit the National Hurricane Center website at http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ Hurricane Preparations For Hurricane Preparedness tips, please visit https://goo.gl/FU2T6D. City Hall -City Hall will be closed for normal operations starting Thursday, Sept. 7. City Commission Meetings -The City Commission Conference Meeting will take place as scheduled on Wednesday, September 6 at 1:30 pm in the City Hall 8th floor Conference Room. -The City Commission Regular Meeting will take place as scheduled on Wednesday, September 6 at 6:00...

If you’re looking for a business or home loan, you can learn about opportunities during a two-day financial summit in Fort Lauderdale. The Fort Lauderdale Community Redevelopment Agency is hosting the event from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday and Saturday. Business owners, homeowners and prospective homebuyers across South Florida are welcome to attend, though the focus will be on the CRA’s Fort Lauderdale Village District, which includes the Historic Sistrunk, Progresso Village and Flagler Village neighborhoods. Friday is designed for small businesses, retailers and commercial entities. A panel of experts will discuss sources of capital, and business owners can meet individually with commercial lenders. After the Friday program ends, the CRA will take the lenders on a trolley tour of Historic Sistrunk, said Jonathan Brown, manager of the CRA. In recent years, Brown said, concerns have been raised that lenders aren’t willing to offer...