Where Did The Summer Go?


Summer is almost over. School will be starting soon. Where did the summer go? I hope you and your family are having a great end to summer and that you are eager and your children are ready to begin another successful school year. The Commission and Staff of the City of West Park look forward […]

From the Desk of Commissioner Mack

My name is Allison Kristy McKinney. I am the elder child of Allen Jr. and Christine McKinney, the granddaughter of Allan McKinney Sr. and the Late Izola McKinney. The grandniece of Olga McKinney Robison and the niece of Shelia McKinney Rainford. From the day of my christening and even before I have been a faithful […]

All in this Together

All in this TogetherGovernment and its leadership are constantly confronted with challenges and opportunities. I am confident that West Park will jointly meet these challenges that face us and will take full advantage of the opportunities before us. I believe that West Park may have weathered the worst of a battering economic storm and a […]

All for the Greater Good


FROM THE DESK OF MAYOR JONES Well, here we are. Children are back in school, vacations are over, and we are settling in to reality. During the summer months we had another successful year with our park programs, we gave out scholarships, helped many children with our back to school give-away, the installation of bus […]

Working for the Common Good


I hope all have had a wonderful summer up to this point. Keep in mind that school will soon be back in session and we should all use caution in the school zones. As we come to the end of our vacations and prepare to get back to the daily task of sustaining our lifestyle […]

Business Tax Receipts Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Local Business Tax? The Business Tax is a tax for the privilege of engaging in or managing any business, profession or occupation within the city limits. In order to operate a business based in the City of West Park, you will need to pay the Business Tax. Whether your business is operated […]

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has more power, better technology


The 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is just a great automobile! It’s incredibly luxurious and comfortable for a lower-priced car, it handles like a dream and it delivers excellent fuel economy (34/40 mpg). It also boasts more power than the previous model, which makes the ride even better. The new Sonata Hybrid comes with an advanced […]

Signs & Pavement Markings


Nighttime driving is statistically more risky than daytime driving- the nighttime crash rate is about 3 times higher than the daytime crash rate. While many factors are at play during nighttime conditions, drivers generally acknowledge that their nighttime visibility of the roadway and roadside is significantly reduced compared to their daytime visibility. Traffic signs and […]

From the Desk of Commissioner Mack

Volunteers Needed for the Broward Sheriff’s Office Citizen Observer Patrol (BSO – COP) As a resident, together with BSO we can be a great team. Our BSO believes that with residents helping the officers spot suspicious activities, they can stop crimes before they are committed. BSO is asking residents to volunteer for the COP Program. BSO’s COP Program is a volunteer group sponsored by the Sheriff’s Office […]

Mes de la Herencia Hispana


Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Serving and Leading Our Nation with Pride and Honor By Vice Mayor Felicia M. Brunson Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South […]

Twin Lakes Water Control Advisory Board

The Twin Lakes Water Control District Advisory Board shall have all the powers and duties granted to it under this Ordinance and may undertake such activities as are consistent with the comprehensive water management plan adopted by the county. The powers and duties of the district advisory board are to: (1) Review and propose contracts; review and make recommendations concerning proposals for buying, acquiring, […]

Grandparents are Special!


Did you know…… 7 million The number of grandparents whose grandchildren under age 18 were living with them in 2011. 2.7 million The number of grandparents responsible for the basic needs of one or more grandchildren under age 18 living with them in 2011. Of these caregivers, 1.7 million were grandmothers and 1.0 million were […]

Groundbreaking Ceremonies for SW 56th Avenue Improvement and McTyre Park Parking Lot Improvement


The City Commission, staff, consultants, contractors, residents, State Representative, and Congresswoman Federica Wilson’s staff participated in these groundbreaking ceremonies on Friday, August 23, 2013. The first ceremony was held at the intersection of SW 56th Avenue and SW 22nd Street for the proposed improvements to SW 56th Avenue. The improvements will include, the resurfacing of the roadway; construction of bike […]

From the Desk of Commissioner Dorsett


As a member of the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Small Cities Council Steering Committee, I atten ded this year’s summe r meeting. Lots of informative topics discussed during the meeting are: The Overwhelming Importance of Water; Role of Local Agriculture & Relationship to Small Cities; Fiber Ring Presentation; Landfill & Gas Facility; and Sharing […]

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