easyPay Project is a Complex "Symphony"

Teams of Broward County employees have been hard at work since June 2012 on a project called easyPay that will revolutionize the way employees are paid. Significant time and money, not to mention paper, will be saved as a result of expected reductions in the time required to process payroll, the elimination of archaic manual data entry and improvements in the reporting of labor costs, activity and productivity.

More than 40 employees representing 11 agencies are part of the effort. “We use a team to constantly review, evaluate and provide feedback to the vendor,” said Enterprise Technology Services Project Manager Alison Redmond, who likens her role in the easyPay project to that of an orchestra conductor. “We are really a small group of people doing the work for a very large and complex system that requires constant attention to detail to ensure the program will work the way it’s envisioned. It’s like leading an orchestra, directing all the players, keeping them in time, and we all have to crescendo together,” Redmond said. More...

“Find Your Love” at Animal Care and Adoption

Lisa Mendheim and Karen Koening
Lisa Mendheim and Karen Koenig of Animal Care and Adoption with one of the many pets available for adoption.
It’s February and love is in the air, especially if you are looking for that special love that can only come from a dog or cat. Throughout the month, Broward County Animal Care and Adoption will host several events revolving around the theme, “Find Your Love.”

A special promotion will be held February 14-17 at both Broward County Adoption Centers in Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. All pet adoptions will be available for just $14. Hours are 1-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. “It’s appropriate we kick this off on Valentine’s Day,” said Lisa Mendheim, public education coordinator. “We will have family fun activities highlighting our lovable and adoptable pets.” More...

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