General Membership Meeting, Thursday October 23

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The Association Fall General Membership Meeting is this Thursday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m. at Coral Ridge Yacht Club.  The highlights of the agenda include:

  • Crime Update: FLPD Officer Tom Gestal
  • Candidate forum for November 4 Election
  • Galleria Mall Project: Brief Update of the Project
  • 2015 Board Election Results
  • Discussion regarding the Fort Lauderdale Trailer Ordinance
  • Discussion regarding the CRA Holiday Happy Hour – December 11, 2014
  • Update regarding the annual Holiday Party – December 20, 2014
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Committee Reports

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club, 2800 Yacht Club Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.

Galleria Mall Project Presentation: Coral Ridge Association October General Membership Meeting

There has been a lot of community discussion regarding the proposed project at the Galleria Mall since the project was described at the Galleria meeting on September 8.  Many questions were asked.  Representative of the Galleria have agreed to come to our October 23 General Membership meeting to address some of the unanswered questions, provide a forum for additional questions, and to discuss the concerns of Coral Ridge.  I will provide additional updates as the meeting date nears.  Thank you.

Board Meeting Thursday, September 11

calendar_September_11The Association Board Meeting this month is Thursday, September 11, at 7:00 p.m. at Coral Ridge Yacht Club.  The highlights of the agenda include:

  • Crime Update: FLPD Officer Tom Gestal
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • List of Candidates for the 2015 Board

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The Galleria Development Presentation, Monday, September 8

Galleria_LLC_EviteOn Monday, September 8, 2014, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, representatives from The Galleria and its design team will present a proposed community development at The Galleria.  The proposal is expected to include seven new buildings, including condominiums, a hotel, upscale senior living, new shopping, street level retail, and an updating and rehabilitation of the surrounding area and all side streets to include bike lanes and walking areas. The total expected units (condominium, hotel, and senior living combined) are currently projected to be between 1500 and 1600 units.  The presentation will include the current vision of the project and answer questions.  More importantly, this meeting is an opportunity for residents of the surrounding neighborhoods (Coral Ridge included) to see first hand what is being proposed, and to offer input and suggestions.   Apparently, changes to the project have already occurred in response to community suggestions.  The meeting will be held at The Galleria, 2414 East Sunrise Boulevard, at the west end of the property near Banana Republic.  This is an excellent opportunity to hear first hand wast is being proposed, express support or concerns, and make suggestions that could be incorporated into the project.  For more information, call 954-564-1036.

City of Fort Lauderdale Microsurfacing Project Update

On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, an update regarding the Annual Street Microsurfacing Project is on the agenda of the City Commission Conference Meeting. The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. in the City Commission Conference Room.   A copy of the memorandum regarding the project update is here.  If you have any unanswered questions regarding the project, or would like your comments to be heard by the City Commission, please be sure to attend the meeting.

Board Meeting Thursday, August 14

calendar_August_14The Association Board Meeting this month is Thursday, August 14, at 7:00 p.m. at Coral Ridge Yacht Club!  Our friends at the Yacht Club have graciously invited us to have our Board Meetings at their wonderful facility.  We thank them for their hospitality.  The highlights of the agenda include:

  • Discussion regarding the recent car burglaries in Coral Ridge.  Both Commissioner Roberts and representatives of the Fort Lauderdale Police will be in attendance to answer any questions;
  • Discussion and approval of the slate of candidates for the 2015 board;
  • Discussion of the annual Holiday Party; and
  • Committee Reports.

If you are interested in being nominated for the Association Board of Governors for 2015, please contact Jon Gundlach or Ron Laffey via a private message though NextDoor, or via this website.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting at our new meeting location, the Coral Ridge Yacht Club, 2800 Yacht Club Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.  Please remember that our hosts have invited meeting attendees to enjoy dining and drinks available for purchase with a credit card.

Board Meeting, Thursday May 8

calendar_May_08The Association Board Meeting this month is Thursday, May 8, at 7:00 p.m. at Coral Ridge Yacht Club!  Our friends at the Yacht Club have graciously invited us to have our Board Meetings at their wonderful facility.  We thank them for their hospitality.  The highlights of the agenda include:

  • Discussion of the potential changes to the City of Fort Lauderdale Code regarding trailers;
  • Discussion regarding filling a vacant board seat;
  • An update on crime statistics by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department; and
  • Committee Reports.

With such a light agenda, we expect this meeting to be shorter than usual.  We look forward to seeing you at the meeting at our new meeting location, the Coral Ridge Yacht Club, 2800 Yacht Club Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.  Please remember that our hosts have invited meeting attendees to enjoy dining and drinks available for purchase with a credit card.

General Membership Meeting, Thursday, April 24 – Coral Ridge Yacht Club

calendar_April_24The Association General Membership Meeting this month is Thursday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m. at Coral Ridge Yacht Club.  Our friends at the Yacht Club have graciously invited us to have our Board Meetings at their wonderful facility.  We thank them for their hospitality.  The tentative agenda for the meeting is here.  The highlights of the agenda include:

  • City Commissioner Bruce Roberts;
  • Assistant City Manager Susanne Torriente;
  • Anthony Fajardo and Sharon Ragoonan from the City of Fort Lauderdale Sustainability Development – re the Trailer Situation
  • An update on crime statistics by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department;
  • A presentation NextDoor;
  • A presentation on CERT; and
  • Committee Reports.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting at our new meeting location, the Coral Ridge Yacht Club, 2800 Yacht Club Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.

Temporary Detour on Bayview Drive

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The City of Fort Lauderdale is responding to a minor utility line break on Bayview Drive at NE 17th Street.  Motorists traveling on Bayview Drive are being detoured between NE 15th Street and NE 18th Street.

Northbound traffic on Bayview Drive is being detoured west on NE 15th Street, then north on NE 26th Avenue and east on NE 18th Street to Bayview Drive. Continue reading

Coral Ridge Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 19 at Noon

large_Easter_Egg_Hunt_Logo1Come join us at noon on Saturday, April 19, at Jack & Harriet Kaye Park (across the street from George English Park) for the Annual Coral Ridge Easter Egg Hunt.  Inge Grossmann and her daughter Monica stuffed 1500 plastic eggs for the hunt!  The park will be sectioned off for three separate age groups: 4 years old and younger;  5 – 7 years old; and 8 years old and up.  This is a great event for the children of Coral Ridge and a great opportunity to meet your neighbors.  Remember to bring your child’s basket and arrive early.  The hunt starts at noon sharp and the eggs get scooped up quickly!  We look forward to seeing you Saturday.