The City of Plantation was incorporated on April 30, 1953 we have a population of nearly 85,000 with 55 diverse cultures. Major employers include nationally recognized companies such as American Express, FP & L, Motorola, University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center as well as many others. There are Public and Private Golf Courses, several public parks, Plantation Library, an all Volunteer Fire Department, ten public schools. Plantation boasts one of the lowest millage rates in Broward County and a strong Mayor form of government that is committed to quality redevelopment and neighborhood stabilization through world class recreation facilities. Plantation retains its original home town charm and offers all the amenities of a large city, but with the safety and security of a smaller community.