Meeting this Tuesday at 7pm, Discussion of the “Cement Factory” Land Sale

Greetings Highlands neighbors, no April fools joke, our monthly PBHCIA meeting will take place Tuesday at 7 pm. The BSO deputies who keep our neighborhood safe will be in attendance, and questions as well as compliments are encouraged.  
We will have a representative of the new owners of 1380 NE 48th Street, affectionately known as the cement factory. This group seeks to redevelop the property, and will present their plans to us on Tuesday. 
And updates on the movement in Tallahassee to regulate sober houses as available. 
So it will be an exciting and busy meeting, please join us 7 pm at the Highlands Park, or email for more info. Bring a neighbor, it’s better when we work together.
Pompano Beach Highlands Civic Improvement Assn. 
“since 1955, over 60 years strong”

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Sober Home Public Meeting at City Hall this Thursday at 6PM

Highlands neighbors – just a reminder, the City of Pompano Beach will hold a public meeting to discuss the sober house problem as well as short term vacation rentals, this Thursday at City Hall. The city is working with state legislators to pass needed laws to regulate these nuisances.  
We need residents of the Highlands to come out in force and show the city that people up here are serious about ridding our neighborhood of sober houses. It is a fact that previous meetings sponsored by the city have been dominated by people who live in waterfront areas of the city, complaining about vacation rentals. While the two issues are related, different legislation is required to address each. That’s why we encourage as many Highlands residents as possible to attend, and speak up to counterbalance the overwhelming focus on vacation rentals.
The meeting begins at 6 pm, and more information can be had by calling Karen Friedman at (954) 545-7792.

Meeting Tomorrow (March 6) at 7pm

Greetings Highlands neighbors, just a reminder our monthly PBHCIA neighborhood meeting takes place this Tuesday at 7. After last month’ s fantastic pot luck live entertainment extravaganza, it is back to business.  
Bring your code compliance concerns to be heard in person by Dario, our code inspector. BSO deputies will provide the latest public safety news. Also, representatives of your neighborhood association attended a municipal meeting where sober house issues were discussed, and new measures may be implemented to control this menace. So join us, Highlands Park, 1650 NE 50 Ct, and help make the Highlands a better place to live.
Pompano Beach Highlands Civic Improvement Assn.  

Saturday – Unity in the Community, Feb 7 – PBHCIA Pot Luck Supper

Greetings Highlands neighbors, just a reminder of our upcoming February 7 meeting, our annual neighborhood open house and pot-luck supper. This event originated in the bad old days as a sort of “good riddance” to the old year, but now is the most popular event on our calendar. A mix of eclectic foods, live music and good conversation is always a welcome diversion form the daily routine.  
We welcome side dishes to share, but usually there is plenty of food, so come and enjoy!. Please see our website for more details, or email with questions. Hope to see you all there.
This Saturday, 1/28/17, is the annual Unity in the Community celebration, organized by our friends in Cresthaven and the city to recognize cultural diversity, bring people out and just have fun. The event is at Community Park from 11 to 4, and more information is available from their website, http://www.uicpompano.org
Thank you for your continued support

Pompano Beach Highlands Civic Improvement Assn. 

First Meeting of 2017 is this Tuesday at 7pm

Greetings Highlands neighbors, our neighborhood meeting this Tuesday will be a general discussion with our BSO representatives on the public safety issues in the neighborhood. We will also plan for our annual neighborhood get together and pot luck on February 7. This event featuring live music and a variety of foods is always popular.
Here’s to a happy and healthy 2017!
Pompano Beach Highlands Civic Improvement Assn.

December Meeting is this Tuesday Night – December 6

Greetings Highlands neighbors, our monthly membership meeting will be this Tuesday December 6 at the Highlands Park, 1650 NE 50 Ct. We will have a representative of the city’s Parks and Recreation department in attendance to explain the changes in process for North Pompano Park (formerly North Broward Park). Consideration is being given to converting baseball fields to soccer fields, and other changes. If you reside in the area nearby the park, you may want to attend.
Also our annual election of officers and board for the coming year is planned. Anyone interested in serving on the board should contact us in advance of the meeting.
As customary, our BSO representatives and Code Compliance inspector will be in attendance to update us on trends and answer questions.
Refreshments will be available, and all are welcome, with meeting starting at 7pm.
Thanks for helping to make the Highlands a better place to live.
POMPANO BEACH HIGHLANDS CIVIC IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION