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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARCH 19, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE #9:
PARK UPDATES; EXECUTIVE ORDER; UTILITIES INFORMATION; EDUCATION/SCHOOL MODIFICATIONS
DAVIE, Fla., - Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an unprecedented virus that is causing Town officials to continuously reassess plans and make modifications to protect the health and welfare of the residents, businesses, and visitors.
Town Parks and Open Spaces
Parks, open space and trails are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pine Island Park including Bamford Sports Complex is closed until further notice. Due to residents congregating at our recreational facilities, effective at 11:59 pm, March 19, 2020, the Town will be closing all playgrounds, basketball, tennis, volleyball and racquetball courts. This includes Peaceful Ridge Dog Park.
Emergency Order 20-01
Emergency Order 20-01 is effective as of March 18, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. which requires the closure of all entertainment facilities including dance halls, concert halls, movie theaters, banquet facilities, auditoriums, bowling alleys, video arcades, gymnasiums, fitness studios, and other similar type entertainment facilities, and businesses. This order shall not apply to gymnasiums or fitness centers which are:
Residents who receive their utility bill from the Town of Davie are encouraged to pay online at www.davie-fl.gov/UtilitiesPaymentCenter. If you need to drop off payments in-person, please utilize the drop box located on the west side of Davie Town Hall, 6591 Orange Drive.
Florida Power & Light (FPL)
For customers experiencing hardship as a result of COVID-19, FPL has made resources available to assist its customers. A good place to learn more about all the resources available is FPL.com/Help. For now, FPL is suspending disconnections at least through the end of March.
Florida Department of Education
Shopping Hours for Seniors and Normal Operating Hours – Effective March 19, 2020:
For all prior information posted, please visit our website at www.davie-fl.gov/coronavirus.
Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Assistant