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City Seeks Planning Consultant
Wilton Manors officials are looking for a general planning consultant. The scope of the work the firm or person hired will undertake includes data collection and analysis, comprehensive planning, land development code amendments, code of ordinances code amendments, master planning, landscape architecture, surveying and mapping, urban design, transportation planning, public meeting facilitation, review of development applications, and other urban planning issues related to each specific project. The deadline for bid submissions is today. City staff estimate their choice for bidder will be presented to the city commission for its approval on Sept. 12 or later.
Back To School Supplies Needed
Kids In Distress, an organization in Wilton Manors which helps abused and neglected children, is holding its Back-To-School Drive. The organization is requesting donations to purchase school supplies and clothing for the upcoming school year. A backpack filled with supplies is $45, a gift card for a hair salon or barber shop is $20, new sneakers are $50, and a new outfit or school uniform is $40.
Food Truck at Metropolitan
The Tacosaurus food truck will be at The Metropolitan, 1220 NE 24 St., Wilton Manors, on Thursday, Aug. 17 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information about The Metropolitan’s public events, visit Facebook.com/WiltonMetro.
K9 Bowling Fundraiser
A bowling fundraiser for S.H.A.R.E., Shepherd Help and Rescue Effort, will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Manor Lanes, 1517 NE 26 St., in Wilton Manors. The cost is $22 per player. Food, drink, and raffle tickets will be available for purchase. S.H.A.R.E. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which rescues, rehabilitates and finds homes for German Shepherds in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. To buy tickets, visit shepherdhelp.org.
New Senior Citizen Resource Guide
The city’s Senior Citizen Resource Guide is now available. Created by the Community Affairs Advisory Board, the free brochure includes information about resources that are available to seniors at the state, county, and local level. Included are exercise classes, transportation services, meal delivery, and non-profit assistance services. Hard copies of the guide are available at city hall or at wiltonmanors.com/documentcenter/view/3109.