BrowardBulldog.org: Broward County may finally be closing in on a new home for its Supervisor of Elections following 10 years of trying re-locate to new digs.
Last week, at the urging of public works staff, the County Commission approved a plan to obtain formal bids from two developers – one of them from a family with deep political connections.
The developers expressed interest last March in building a long-sought facility that would consolidate the crowded downtown Fort Lauderdale elections office in County Hall and an elections warehouse now housed about five miles away in the back of the Lauderhill Mall.
The county wants to spend no more than $15 million for both a six- to seven-acre site in a central location and a 74,000-square-foot building.
The goal is to have a developer under contract by September, with a new facility ready within two years.
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