BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Residents and interested parties are invited to attend a public meeting to kick-off an update to the Port Everglades 20-Year Master/Vision Plan.

DATE: Monday, June 24, 2013

TIME: 5 to 7 p.m.

LOCATION: Broward County Main Library Auditorium

100 South Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Metered parking garages are available nearby.

R.S.V.P., by phone at 954-764-8500 or email

Broward County’s Port Everglades Department is planning for future growth with an update of its 20-year Master/Vision Plan to help plot a course for expanding and enhancing existing facilities in a manner that is economical and efficient, as well as environmentally responsible.

This public meeting is being held to provide information on the current status of Port projects and to obtain feedback from the public on topics that should be addressed during the update process.

The current Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan was approved by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners in March 2011. Elements of the Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan currently being implemented are visible throughout the Port. This update to the Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan will address changes that have taken place regionally, nationally and internationally since the Plan was approved in 2011.

The entire Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan documents, 5- 10- and 20-Year Plans, are available at

DATE: June 13, 2013
MEDIA CONTACTS: Ellen Kennedy and Maisy Alpert
PHONE: 954-468-3508 or 954-468-3505