FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 5, 2022
POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE ONE UPDATE #4:
DAVIE PARKS AND FACILITIES; SOLID WASTE COLLECTION UPDATE; DISASTER PREPAREDNESS SALES TAX HOLIDAY
DAVIE, Fla. – The Potential Tropical Cyclone One is no longer a threat to South Florida and Davie. Please take note of the Town of Davie parks and facility hours of operation below.
Parks, Playgrounds and Facility Updates
- Town parks have resumed normal operations except for Shenandoah Park.
- Park playgrounds are open except for the facilities located at Pine Island Park (Bamford Sports Complex), Robbins Preserve, Reflections Park and the swings located at Liberty Park. These amenities will reopen once the water has receded.
- The Betty Booth Roberts Park pool has resumed normal operations and will be open until 5 p.m. today.
- Pine Island Fitness and Aquatic Center has reopened.
- Pine Island Multipurpose Center will reopen on Monday, June 6, 2022.
- For more information about parks, playgrounds, facilities and shelter and pavilion rentals, please contact the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department at 954-797- 1147
Town Event Updates
The Take-A-Kid Fishin’ Rodeo event was rescheduled to Saturday, June 25, 2022. All other event details remain the same.
Solid Waste Services
Residents scheduled for trash pickup tomorrow, Monday June 6, 2022, will have services as planned. Residents with scheduled bulk pickup for the first Monday of every month, Zone 1, will have bulk trash collected as planned.
Horse Release Program
Davie’s Horse Release program is accepting applications. This program is only open to Davie residents or horses boarded in Davie. For more information, visit the website. Please note the Horse Release Program will not be open for this event.
The Atlantic Hurricane Season occurs each year from June 1 – November 30. Residents are encouraged to take this time to prepare, review their emergency supply kit, and:
- Create a family disaster plan.
- Have at least one gallon of water per person, per day for three to five days, preferably two weeks. Extra water is needed for food preparation and personal hygiene.
- Enough food for three to five days, including non-perishable packaged or canned food, canned or shelf milk, cereal, etc., ice and snack foods.
- Three-to five-day supply of special items for babies such as formula, food, wipes, diapers; special foods for the elderly; toiletries and extra toilet paper.
- Flashlight with extra batteries
- First-aid kit and wet wipes
- Battery-powered radio with extra batteries
- A two-week supply of any medication needed.
- Pet food, cat litter and other pet care items
- Any special personal protective equipment or items you may need.
- Secure loose items, patio furniture, and trash and recycling receptacles.
- For more information, residents are encouraged to visit www.davie-fl.gov/DaviePrepares
Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
The Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is underway now through Friday, June 10, 2022. The purchase of disaster preparedness supplies including select household pet items are available for purchase tax-free. For more information, please visit www.davie-fl.gov/davieprepares.
To stay up to date on the latest updates regarding this weather phenomenon and its impact on Davie, please register for news and announcements and ensure your information is updated in the Town’s emergency alerting system, Everbridge.
Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator
Ariana Briceno, Public Relations Assistant
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