Check out the latest briefs from around Wilton Manors!
Permit fee reductions extended
Near the end of 2017, Wilton Manors commissioners approved a 25 percent reduction in permit fees related to fencing, windows and doors, existing shed replacement, and re-roofs. Recently, the reduction was extended to March 30. The reduction was approved to help property owners impacted by Hurricane Irma. Those who apply should mention that the permit is related to the hurricane. Call 954-390-2180 for more information.
Splash pad opened in Mickel Park
On Jan. 19, city officials and residents celebrated the unveiling of the city’s latest park improvement – the splash pad at Mickel Park. According to the city, the splash pad is one of several Mickel Park improvements paid for by a $356,752 grant officials secured from Broward County’s 2000 Park and Open Space Trust Fund. Other add-ons to the park include new energy-efficient LED lighting, and an electric vehicle charging station. Officials estimate the new lighting will save $18,000 a year.
Books for sale
The Friends of the Wilton Manors Library will have its Book Tent on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hagen Park Community Center, 2020 Wilton Drive. Books, videos, and audio materials are available in exchange for a small donation. Money raised by The Friends is used to fund programs and buy equipment for the city’s library.
The Central Area Neighborhood Association will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. Other scheduled meetings are May 2, July 25 and Oct. 24. Visit CanaWM.org for more information.
2nd Annual Art With A Heart