FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – While South Beach has seen chaos, the spring break scene in Fort Lauderdale has been very different.
Despite a large number of spring breakers descending on many of the city’s popular beaches, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said, for the most part, things have been pretty smooth.READ MORE: Retired Police Major Explains How Miami-Dade Officers Are Trained Not To Mix Up Handgun & Taser
“We don’t anticipate any curfews. There have been occasional arrests for people that have gotten out of hand. But the reality is people are very respectful and they’re very responsible and we’re happy for them,” he said “We expect to continue this trend through the middle and end of April and traditional spring break.”READ MORE: With J&J's Single-Shot Paused, Medical Expert Says People Shouldn’t ‘Try To Skimp At This Stage’ When It Comes To 2nd Dose Of Pfizer Or Moderna
The mayor said as summer approaches he expects more of the same.MORE NEWS: 'Bed Tax' Change Backed In Florida House
He hopes visitors and residents will continue to follow CDC guidelines as the vaccine rollout continues.