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Posted on: June 22, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Happy Birthday to the City of Lauderdale Lakes

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(LAUDERDALE LAKES, Florida) — The City of Lauderdale Lakes is 54 years old today!

On this day, back in 1961, an area of approximately four square miles in Broward County, with its center at the crossroads of State Road 7/ U.S. 441 and Oakland Park Boulevard was incorporated.

The City of Lauderdale Lakes began its journey with approximately 300 residents and has grown to a population of over 32,000, the original staff of two has grown to approximately 67 full-time and 25 part-time employees, augmented by a team of Broward Sheriff’s Office personnel for law enforcement and fire rescue services. Vice Mayor Beverly Williams said, “We are extremely proud of our accomplishments in the City and continue to strive to keep the residents and merchants in our fair City pleased and proud to be a part of Lauderdale Lakes.”

The City celebrated its birthday by hosting a luncheon for the residents and employees of the City today. The luncheon ended with a delicious cake decorated with the City’s new logo and tag “Life In Full Color”.

For more information or to request a tour of the City, please contact the Public Information Office of the City of Lauderdale Lakes at 954.535.2838.

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