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Back to School Sales Tax Holiday August 3-5, 2018

Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 3rd-5th

The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, August 3rd and runs through Sunday, August 5, 2018. 

During the sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; and clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item.

For more information and a list of qualifying items, please review the Department of Revenue's website at floridarevenue.com/backtoschool.

Election Day Workers Needed

Election Day Workers Needed

The Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office is recruiting Election Day Workers for the upcoming election on August 28th. Broward County Election Day Workers are highly trained individuals who are active voters, serving their community and local government proudly. 

Election Day Workers are an important component of the elections process and are the front-line representation of the Supervisor of Elections office. To become a Broward County Election Day Worker, you must be a registered voter in Broward County, complete the Election Day Support Workers Application at browardsoe.org, and attend a minimum of four hours of training. Election Day workers earn between $170 and $220 depending on the position you are assigned. 

To apply to become an Election Day Worker, go to browardsoe.org.

Water Chlorination Process Going on Now

Important Notice to Water Customers

To maintain high water quality in the City's water distribution system, the City of Margate Water Treatment Plant will change its treatment process temporarily to increase the level of chlorine disinfection now through August 30th. This proactive measure prevents bacterial growth in the water mains and keeps the water safe for potable users. Consumers may experience an unusual chlorine taste or odor in the tap water during this period, but these temporary conditions should not cause adverse health effects. If you need more information about this temporary change in the treatment process, please contact the City of Margate Department of Environmental and Engineering Services (DEES) at (954) 972-0828.

National Night Out on August 7th

National Night Out on August 7th

The Margate Police Department, in partnership with the Parks and Recreation Department, is hosting its 18th Annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 7th beginning at 6 p.m. at the Margate Sports Complex, located at 1695 Banks Road between Copans Road and Coconut Creek Parkway. This award-winning event draws thousands of people who come out to learn more about the various services provided by the Margate Police Department and other law enforcement agencies.

Free hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, refreshments and carnival rides will be available for the kids. There will be plenty of photo opportunities for adults and children alike. For more information, please call Neighborhood Policing at (954) 972-1232.


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