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Hello friends,
I hope you have had a wonderful week!

I want to encourage you to come out to our Regular Commission meeting on Tuesday, September 6th. We will be discussing some very significant issues and as always, your voice and your presences are important! The details for that meeting are below with some other announcements.
I also want to remind everyone that all City facilities will be closed on Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Remember, if there is anything you would like to ask or comment about please email me at bganz@deerfield-beach.com.

Have a safe & happy Labor Day weekend,

Bill Ganz

What's Happening in Deerfield Beach?

Deerfield Beach Bison Football Inaugural Games

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the McDougal Family Foundation, is excited to announce the inaugural home game of the Deerfield Beach Bison Tackle Football & Cheerleading program on Saturday, September 3rd at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2nd St. Games will begin at 9:00am as the Bison square off against the West Boca Jaguars.

Come be a part of this new era of football in Deerfield Beach, as the Bison make their march to the top of the standings in Pop Warner Football. There will be food, fun and great games to celebrate.

For additional information on the Deerfield Beach Bison, please contact the Athletics Office at 954.480.4427

Regular Commission Meeting - September 6, 2016

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Regular City Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 6:45 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers of the City Hall Complex, 150 Northeast Second Avenue, Deerfield Beach, Florida.

For additional information on the agenda items for the Commission meeting, please contact the City Manager's office at 954.480.4201.

CRA Meeting Cancelation - September 13, 2016

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Community Redevelopment Agency meeting scheduled for, September 13, 2016 at 6:30 PM has been canceled. The next scheduled meeting will be held Monday, October 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the City Hall Complex at the City Commission Chambers of the City Hall Complex, located at 150 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL. 33441.

For additional information on the agenda items for the CRA meeting, please call 954-480-4262.

Deerfield Beach Jr. Anglers Day

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the first annual Jr. Anglers Day at the International Fishing Pier, 200 NE 21st Ave., on Saturday, September 17th from 8:00am - 12:00pm.

Jr. Anglers Day is a youth fishing event that will include fishing clinics/exhibitors, goodie bags, arts and crafts, face painting & balloon art, free for children ages 5-13. Bring the family out to enjoy a day of fun on the International Fishing Pier while engaging in interactive fishing activities, entertainment and much more!

Registration is free! Register now at www.dfb.city/registration or by visiting any community center to gurantee a day of fun and a goodie bag. Note, there is a limited supply of goodie bags.

Parking on barrier island is on a first come, first serve basis and is metered parking. Complimentary shuttle service will be available at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2nd Street) to the International Fishing Pier. This shuttle service will run continuously from 7:30am - 12:30pm.

For more information, call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city/jranglersday.

Deerfield Beach Unplugged

The City of Deerfield Beach is excited to announce that it continues to take great strides when it comes to enhancing its use of technology by offering a City App to its residents and visitors.

"InsideDFB" is now available for free on the Apple and Google app stores. Residents can access everything from city news and events, calendars even the new underwater camera from a mobile device.

With this new technology comes a couple of cutting edge features as well. The first feature is the Alert center, which is where anyone can sign up to receive alerts about canceled events or a delay in garbage and recycling pick-up. The next feature is called "Fix It" and it offers residents an opportunity to report anything in Deerfield Beach that needs to be repaired or cleaned up. With "Fix It" residents can snap a photo of a pothole, vandalism or whatever needs to be reported and send that from a mobile device, with the location and brief description of the problem, directly to the City Manager's office. These enhanced features are also available on the newly upgraded City Website.

The City recently modernized its website in order to improve functionality and efficiency for anyone who logs on to search for information. This, just months after completing its social media platform. You can find the City of Deerfield Beach on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

We also want to remind residents and visitors that they can now log onto www.deerfieldbeachshop.com to purchase city branded souvenirs like hats, t-shirts and more without ever setting foot into the new Pier shop. Deerfield Beach is the only south Florida municipality to have an e-commerce website that promotes the city brand. We encourage residents and visitors to download "InsideDFB" on their mobile devices, visit us online at www.DFB.City or check us out on social media. Don't forget to use the hashtags: #DFB or #LoveDFB. Join us in moving the City forward by staying up-to-date with the latest news, events and information. Who says government is boring?

Deerfield Beach is officially Unplugged!


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