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Week of May 9, 2024
Happening in Cooper City
The News & Notes You Need to Know About
Cooper City Commission Regular Meeting

The City Commission will gather for a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 14.
See the agenda for the upcoming meeting.

Notice of City Manager Agreement Negotiations
Monday, May 13 | 10 AM

On Monday, May 6, a City Commission Special Meeting was held to discuss the City's next steps following the City Manager's resignation effective July 1, 2024. During the Special Meeting, the City Commission delegated authority to Mayor Greg Ross to negotiate a potential agreement with Alex Rey, a candidate for city manager during the City's most recent national search. See Mr. Rey's report.

Live audio of the negotiation, which will take place at City Hall, will be available to the public via Zoom. Click on this link on Monday, May 13, at 10 a.m. to listen to the live negotiation. Please note, any draft agreement would need to come before the City Commission at a noticed meeting.
Reminder: Upcoming Budget Meetings
Hurricane Preparedness Week
Each year, Hurricane Preparedness Week calls on all of us to start preparing for storm season. It is critical to make a checklist and buy supplies before a tropical system threatens South Florida.

Take action TODAY to be better prepared in case the worst happens. Make sure you have multiple ways of receiving forecasts and alerts, and know what to do before, during, and after a storm.

Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
June 1 through June 14

Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2024 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. The sales tax holiday begins Saturday, June 1, and extends through Friday, June 14. 

Receive City Phone Calls and Text Messages During Emergencies

Register for our mass notification service that allows us to alert you in cases of emergency.

The information you provide is used for important notifications and will not be used for any other purpose.
Happy Mother's Day!

It was a mystery at Mother's Day Tea! We took a trip back to the Roaring 20s to celebrate Cooper City moms on Saturday, May 3, at Cooper City High School. The event featured plenty of picture perfect moments, food, and a fun whodunit mystery game that was followed by prizes.

Announcements from Cooper City Optimist
Kick It with a Soccer Superstar this Summer!

Cooper City Optimist has teamed up with Golazo Training to offer a unique opportunity for Cooper City’s youth to learn from the best while having a blast on the soccer field this summer.

This action-packed and immersive camp will run from June 24 to August 9 and provides the flexibility of choosing the weeks you want. All those who register, for any week of training, will get access to the closing ceremony on August 10.
And, here’s the kicker – on August 10 legendary Brazilian Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Champion Rivaldo will be on the field with participants!

Questions? Please call the camp organizer, Golazo Training, at 305-561-9070 or email If you're ready to register, click here to visit Golazo's registration page.
Cooper City Optimist
Tackle Football Program

The Cooper City Colts have kicked off May and June Practice. It's not too late to register for the upcoming season. Registration is open for multiple age groups.

Students Looking to Volunteer this Summer?
Our Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for the Student Assistant Volunteer Program (S.A.V.).

Volunteers will assist our Summer Camp counselors with daily camp activities, providing for a great learning experience and fun too!

Need to Request a New Garbage or Recycling Cart?

As a reminder, requests for new garbage or recycling carts can be submitted directly to Coastal Waste & Recycling. Watch a brief video to see how to submit a request or report a concern. If you prefer to call 954-840-8998 or send an email to

Bulk Waste Pick-up Schedule
May 20 - 25

Household Hazardous Waste
Next Dropoff Date: Saturday, May 18
Florida Licensing On Wheels - Suspended

We regret to inform you that the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has suspended the Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) program until further notice. The decision was made due to certain challenges the agency is facing with staffing and the need to allocate resources to other critical areas throughout the state.

The agency is actively working to address the staffing challenges and enhance its overall service delivery.

All those who had scheduled appointments for FLOW's visit to the Cooper City Community Center on May 21 are being contacted in order to be notified that their appointment has been cancelled.
Join the
Cooper City Team

A wide range of career opportunities are available, right here in "Someplace Special."

Whether you are pursuing a full-time position with competitive pay and outstanding benefits or a student looking for a seasonal part-time position, Cooper City has it all! Click on the link below to see a list of current openings.
Upcoming Events
Bike Rodeo, Safety and Health Fair
Saturday, May 18 | 9 AM - 12 PM
Suellen H. Fardelmann Sports Complex

Bring family and friends and join Cooper City Parks and Recreation as we host our first annual Bike Rodeo, Safety and Health Fair.

Admission is free to attend.

Father's Day Fishing Derby
Saturday, June 8 | 8 AM - 11 AM
Pool and Tennis Center

Join us in celebrating Father's Day with a reel good time at Cooper City's upcoming fishing event, where dads and their families can cast away stress and reel in memories.

Registration is now open. Register online or at the Community Center or Pool & Tennis Center.
Don't Forget! You Can Register Online for Certain Cooper City Events & Programs

We have rolled out a more convenient way to register for certain year-round events and programs. Our new online registration portal is now available to Cooper City residents and non-residents.
Youth Programs
May is National Water Safety Month!

Cooper City's Parks and Recreation Department facilitates multiple aquatics programs to help swimmers of all ages in the water.

Active Adult Programs
Get Moving with Us this May!

Get moving one stride at a time by joining the Walking Club every Monday, weather permitting, at Flamingo West Park at 6 PM. Socialize, make new friends, and exercise every week!
May 21 - 10:00 AM
Community Center

Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) offers in-person, non-biased confidential one on one assistance.

All counseling is first-come, first-serve basis by trained volunteers.
Bring with you a list of all your medications, including the dosages, prescription bottles, insurance card and red, white and blue Medicare card.

Appointments also available by calling SHINE Helpline 954-745-9779
Cooper City active adults are invited to join a wide variety of activities, classes and programs. Some programs have changed. Click here for a list of programs available. More information, call 954-434-4300, extension 255. Visit the Community Center or Pool and Tennis Center to pick up a calendar of activities, events and more.
Step into a Fitness Routine

The Cooper City Fitness Center is located at the Pool and Tennis Center. Explore your health insurance for membership benefits. An individual annual gym membership starts at only $85.60 for seniors (age 62+). An individual annual membership for Cooper City residents, age 14-61, is $139.10.

Non-residents can also enjoy the facilities. Get more information by visiting our Facilities page or call 954-436-7300.
Next Regular City Commission Meeting
Tuesday: May 14, 2024 at 6:30 PM

In-person: City Hall, 9090 SW 50th Place
TV: Comcast/Xfinity: Channel 78
Upcoming Meetings

Business Advisory Board Meeting
Wednesday: May 15, 2024 at 6:30 p.m.
City Hall, 9090 SW 50 Place

Planning & Zoning Board Meeting (Tentative)
Monday: May 20, 2024 at 7 p.m.
City Hall, 9090 SW 50 Place

Education Advisory Board
Wednesday: May 22, 2024 at 6 p.m.
City Hall, 9090 SW 50 Place

For more information please call 954-434-4300
Apply to Serve on a Board or Committee
Are you a resident of Cooper City and interested in becoming more involved? Consider applying for one of many advisory boards. 
At Your Service
Grant Opportunity for Cooper City HOAs and Nonprofits
The S.T.A.R.S. program (Safer Through Active Real-Time Strategies) directly connects your security cameras to the Cooper City Real Time Crime Center.

Through the City of Cooper City, there is now a grant program to help Homeowners Associations and nonprofit entities partner with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Cooper City District and protect your community!

This innovative Public-Private Partnership allows the BSO Cooper City District Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) access to live video to help stop crime and catch criminals.
Fingerprinting Services

Our BSO Cooper City District is now offering free fingerprinting services to Cooper City residents and business owners, with proof of residency or business required. Those wishing to have fingerprinting done at the BSO Cooper City Station must bring their own fingerprint card.

Fingerprinting is available by appointment only on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to noon and Thursdays from noon to 3 p.m.

Skip making a phone call and use your mobile phone’s text messaging service to find information on the go. You will begin by texting "hi" to

Passport Appointments
Passport appointments every 15 minutes at City Hall.

Safety Zone
What If 911 Does Not Answer?

In the event a Cooper City resident calls 911 and there is no answer, Cooper City residents can call the BSO Cooper City station directly by dialing 954-435-2000. Cooper City's BSO station is the only BSO district to staff a lobby 24/7, 365 days a year.
How to Contact
BSO Cooper City

Contacting BSO to report a crime, abuse, tips or other non-emergency incidents has never been so easy. Here are the many ways you can call, email or text us so they can help you. There is even a SaferWatch app.

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