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Meeting Agenda for 11/18/2015

Meeting Agenda for 11/18/2015

Shady Banks Civic Association Meeting Hortt Community Center Agenda: Nov. 18, 2015…..7pm Police Report: Minutes: Approval Oct.21, 2015 General Neighborhood Meeting minutes. Treasury: Approval of Nov. 18, 2015 Treasury report Committee Reports: Hay Ride …Gene Groves Flea Market…Gene Groves, # homes vs. at Hortt GYR… Hadny Fayyaz, new trees for Hort City & Council of […]

Tennis Court Complete


The Tennis court has been completed and is now open for recreation. After many years of working with the City to secure a grant, we finally were given it and ground was broken on the tennis court project. Now playing tennis is just a short walk away! Many residents in the neighborhood have expressed interested […]

Davie Wall Repair Update


On July 2, 2015, FDOT Project Management Engineer, /Robert Lopez sent an update for the long awaited Davie wall repair project. The project was originally let 5/20/2015. After careful review of the bids and associated questions/concerns that were raised, a decision was made to re-let the bid. The new projected schedule will be: Design plans and Bid […]

Tree Giveaway


There is a City Tree Giveaway on Saturday, Sept. 12th at Osswald Park! Expect fruit trees, flowering trees and native shade trees! Up to two free trees per household!

Vote for City to Win 100,000 books wi...

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“There is access to only 1 age-appropriate book for every 300 children in underserved communities.” We need your help! Please vote for Fort Lauderdale to win 100,000 books for our community. We are in the running along with other cities New York, NY, Detroit, MI, Houston, TX, Los Angeles, CA to receive 100,000 books for our area. If […]

Movies in the Park

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Check out the calendar to join us for our next family friendly Movies in the Park event!

Hurricane Information


Florida has been hit by numerous hurricanes in recent years. As you probably remember, Shady Banks suffered moderate damage from Wilma in 2005, and was without electric power for over two weeks. We are not experts in hurricane advice, but have put together the following list of hurricane-related Websites for your convenience. These sites contain […]

History: Hortt Park


The property that is now Hortt Park used to be divided into two parcels, one parcel was the old (and smaller) Hortt Park, and the other was the Hortt School campus. For many years the Hortt School (originally a public elementary school) was used as an administrative facility for the Broward County School Department. In […]

History: Bill Keith Preserve

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The Bill Keith Preserve is the newest addition to our neighborhood. In 2005 Broward County purchased the 4-acre tract of undeveloped riverfront land with park bond funds. The county then leased the land to the City of Fort Lauderdale for development as a nature preserve. This new park has been named the Bill Keith Preserve […]

Green Your Routine

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Discover, explore, and create a sustainable Fort Lauderdale! Become a part of Green Your Routine and learn how you can make your home and environment more green. Start with these 3 easy steps: Find Out How Green Your Home Is Right Now Take the Energy Star Pledge Keep In Touch with GYR Click for more info. Get […]