Regular City Commission
and CRA Meetings
Wednesday, February 1st
The City of Hollywood will be conducting a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Meeting and Regular City Commission Meeting tomorrow, February 1st at City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Blvd Room 219. The CRA Meeting will be held at 9 a.m., with Citizens' Comments at the start of the meeting. The City Commission Meeting will be held at 1 p.m.
The City offers in-person comments for Agenda Items, other than Presentations and Proclamations, with no registration required. The public is encouraged to participate in-person at City Hall, facial coverings are recommended for visitors and staff while inside the building.
View Meeting Agenda:
• The Meeting Agendas are posted on the City’s website here
Watch the Meeting:
Those requiring additional assistance may call the Office of the City Clerk at 954.921.3211 during normal business hours. For City Commission Meeting questions, please contact Patricia A. Cerny at 954.921.3211 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For CRA Meeting questions, please call 954.924.2980 during normal business hours.
Reminder: Hollywood City Hall is plastic and foam free. Single-use plastics, including water bottles, are not permitted in the building.
Charter Review Committee Members Wanted
The City is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Charter Review Committee to review and make recommendations regarding the current City Charter. This volunteer advisory committee will meet on a monthly basis (with more meetings possible) and will be required to provide a report on its recommendations to the City Commission. All interested applicants must reside in the City of Hollywood and be registered to vote.
The deadline to submit an application is this Thursday, February 2nd. For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office, 954.921.3211.
Orangebrook Evaluation Committee Meeting
Monday, February 6th at 9 a.m
Applicants for the Orangebrook Golf and Country Club Redevelopment Project presented their proposals to the City Commission on January 18th. During the discussion, proposal modifications were presented by several applicants. As such, the Orangebrook Evaluation Committee will be meeting on Monday, February 6th at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Boulevard, Room 219 to review the new information that was provided. Both in-person and virtual options are being offered.
Meeting details: www.hollywoodfl.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=9134.
New Privacy Wall Construction Project Underway on 46th Ave
As part of the City of Hollywood’s voter-approved General Obligation Bond, contractor MBR Construction, Inc. is installing 900 linear feet of precast concrete privacy wall along N 46th Ave. from N Hills Drive to Stirling Road. The wall will be constructed at the rear of the property in the public right-of-way. Crews will remove existing fencing and place a temporary fence until the new precast wall is completed. This is anticipated to take approximately two months. Temporary fencing will then be removed and the property will be restored to its original condition. Property owners are asked to assist crews by removing any personal belongings from the construction area.
- Michael Boss: 954.444.7141 MBR Construction President
- Aran Castillo: 954.562.3399 Project Superintendent
- Rudy Damas: 954.921.3410 Ext. 6032 City of Hollywood Project Manager
Sheridan Street Bridge Over the Intracoastal Waterway -
Nightly Full Closure
The Sheridan Street Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway will be closed nightly to vehicles and pedestrians beginning today, January 31st through Thursday, February 2nd between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. The closure is necessary for crews to perform functional checks of the span. Eastbound and westbound traffic will be detoured to Hollywood Boulevard or Dania Beach Boulevard.
Tyler Furrey, P.E. FDOT Project Manager - 954.958.7681
Al Banz, P.C. Senior Project Engineer - 305.773.5183
Rebecca Guerrero, Community Outreach Specialist - 954.940.7605
SB I-95 Full Closure in Hollywood
I-95 southbound between Griffin Road and Stirling Road will be closed to all traffic tonight, Jan. 31 and Wednesday night, Feb. 1 for overhead sign structure installation operations. The first lane will close at 10 p.m., the second lane will close at 11 p.m., and all lanes will be closed by midnight, reopening by 5 a.m.
Motorists will be detoured via Griffin Road, US-1, and Stirling Road to the I-95 southbound entrance ramp. Thursday night, Feb. 2 will be used as a contingency, if needed. Florida Highway Patrol will be onsite to assist motorists. Plan your route accordingly to avoid delays.
FDOT Project Information
US1/Federal Highway FDOT Mobility Improvement Project
Construction is underway. Improvements planned include:
- Milling and resurfacing along the project limits
- Modifying pavement markings along SR-5/US-1/Federal Highway to accommodate 4-foot bicycle lanes in each direction
- Installing 138 new light poles and upgrading existing lighting to LED along the corridor
- Replacing concrete sidewalk with pavers from Monroe Street to Van Buren Street, and from Polk Street to Fillmore Street
- Removing existing pavers at signalized intersections between Van Buren Street and SR-824/Pembroke Road
- Installing decorative stamped asphalt crosswalks at all signalized intersections
Construction Costs: $7,152,129
- Lane closures are permitted Sunday through Thursday, between 10:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. and two-hour single lane closures are permitted between 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for concrete pours.
- Full side street closures are permitted on weekends for the construction of the decorative crosswalks.
- Business, pedestrian, and residential access will be maintained at all times.
- Additional information about lane closures, detours, and pedestrian impacts will be provided in the weekly traffic report distributed by FDOT and can be viewed here
Anticipated Completion: Early 2024
For project questions or concerns please contact:
Hugues Charles P.E., FDOT Project Manager at email@example.com or 954.226.0255
Alexander Vasquez, Project Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 305.725.9767
Rebecca Guerrero, Community Outreach Specialist at email@example.com or 954.940.7605
Jose Cortes, City of Hollywood: at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954.240.7996
North 26th Avenue (Taft to Sheridan) Resurfacing Project
The North 26th Avenue Resurfacing Project is underway along North 26th Avenue between Taft Street and Sheridan Street. Sidewalk repair and swale restoration, followed by the roadway milling and resurfacing work are currently taking place.
This construction project includes swale restoration, milling and resurfacing of the existing road, new pavement markings, and sidewalk replacement within the project boundaries.
Access to private property will be maintained, however driveway access will be limited following a concrete pour to allow for the concrete to cure. To accommodate the inconvenience, temporary parking in the swale area adjacent to private property will be permitted while driveway access is temporarily closed. Closures are not expected to last longer than 48 hours.
For project questions or concerns please contact:
Raof Shams, CEI Project Manager at 954.610.4482 or email@example.com
Navid Afshar, CEI Senior Inspector at 561.289.7191 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Justin Morgan, Contractor Project Manager at 954.931.5594 or email@example.com
Liberty Street Surtax Rehabilitation and Maintenance Construction Project Underway
Construction is underway along Liberty Street between North Park Road and North 31st Road, as well as on a section of North 31st Road just south of Liberty Street. This construction project includes storm drain upgrades, swale restoration, milling and resurfacing of the existing road, new pavement markings, and sidewalk replacement within the project boundaries. The work is scheduled to take place through February 2023.
Access to private property will be maintained, however driveway access will be limited following a concrete pour to allow for the concrete to cure. In order to accommodate the inconvenience, temporary parking in the swale area adjacent to private property will be allowed while driveway access is temporarily closed. Closures are not expected to last longer than 48 hours.
For project questions or concerns please contact:
Luciano Perera, CEI Project Manager - 954.952.0329 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rafael Urdaneta, CEI Project Administrator/Senior Inspector - 954.479.8748 or email@example.com
Mike Vlam, Contractor Project Manager - 954.444.1059 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Beach Restoration Underway in Hollywood
A federally funded beach restoration project is underway on Broward County beaches and Hollywood Beach is next in line to receive its share of 887,000 cubic yards of upland sand along the shoreline. Hollywood is included in Segment III of the Broward County Shore Protection Project to restore areas impacted by erosion and create a natural barrier against storm surge. which is currently ahead of schedule. Work is nearly complete at Von Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park. After this, work will progress to the northern part of Hollywood Beach at New Hampshire Street.
Segment III includes the following shore length boundaries:
- Dr. Von Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park: from the Port Everglades south jetty to FDEP reference (R) monument R-92
- Dania Beach/Hollywood Beach: from Dania Beach Pier to Hollywood Beach, Lee Street (R-108)
- Hollywood Beach/Hallandale Beach: from Hollywood Beach, Iris Terrace (R-119) to the south county line (R-128)
Construction is during daylight hours, basically 7 am - 6 pm. The current schedule calls for work to be conducted Monday through Friday; however, weekend work may occur if required to stay on schedule. Beach construction access and/or staging will be, at the discretionary needs of the construction vendor, from the following beach access points:
- Approximately location of R-99, Dania Beach Public Parking Lot
- Cambridge Street, Dania Beach
- Balboa Street, Hollywood Beach
- Meade Street, Hollywood Beach
- Bougainvilla Terrace, Hollywood Beach
- Magnolia Terrace (Keating Park), Hollywood Beach
- South City Beach Park, Hallandale Beach
For additional information, please visit www.broward.org/Beaches/Pages/Segment3.aspx.
John B. Kooser Memorial Park Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 6th at the park, located at 1401 Polk Street. The City's contractor will remove the existing playground equipment and install new playground equipment and safety surface. Construction is scheduled to be completed in 6-8 weeks, weather permitting. During this construction period, the park will be closed. This improvement is part of the voter-approved General Obligation Bond.
Stan Goldman Park Dog Park (South) Restrooms plumbing renovations are in progress. Restrooms are closed. Guests may utilize Skatepark restrooms.
Asphalt work is taking place at Zinkil Park. The park and playground are closed during this project.
The Holland Park restroom renovation is underway. The renovation is expected to run through mid-January. While the restroom is under construction, portable restrooms will be provided.
John Williams Park and Parking Lot – is closed through February 3rd for repaving.
Grant Applications Available
The City of Hollywood is accepting applications from Non-Profit Organizations for the Fiscal Year 2024 for both the General Fund Social Service Agency Grant Program and the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program to provide public services. The City will be collecting and reviewing the agency applications and making funding recommendations to the City Commission. Programs must demonstrate a significant benefit to Hollywood residents. The City is interested in supporting creative and innovative projects and programs that best serve the community. The application submission deadline is February 6th at 3 p.m.
For more information, please visit the Grant Opportunities page.
Avant Garde Safe Route to School Sidewalk Improvement Program
As part of the Safe Route to School Grant Program, the Federal Highway Administration through the Florida Department of Transportation will be funding approximately $765,407 of sidewalk improvements in Hollywood’s North Central neighborhood. The scope of the project includes adding 13,225 linear feet of new 5-foot-wide concrete sidewalks to fill in missing links along 26 different blocks that serve Oakridge Elementary School, Beachside Montessori Village, the Avant Garde Academy and Dowdy Field.
For additional information and locations, visit the website.
New Dashboard Provides Deeper Dive into Improvement Projects
There are millions of dollars in planned improvements taking place throughout the City of Hollywood, from upgrades to City infrastructure, to new and improved parks and facilities. Additionally, investment in Hollywood from private interests remains strong with new commercial, multi-family and industrial projects planned and under construction. The Public & Private Investment Dashboard is an interactive GIS-based map that allows users access to information about these projects. Over 200 public and private projects are currently listed on the dashboard. Users can sort by the type of project, the status of the project, the funding source and where in the City the project is located. Users can also take a deeper dive into each project to learn more about:
- category and description
- responsible department
- timeline and status
The information on the dashboard will be updated regularly. Take a deeper dive, visit the dashboard here.
Report a Water Break,
Sewer Emergency or Stormwater Issue
Report a water main break, water outage, sewer emergency, or storm water issue by calling 954.921.3046. This is the same number to call to report issues after hours, on weekends and holidays.
To report street-level flooding that makes roads impassable, please call 954.764.4357.
For police and fire non-emergencies only, please call 954.764.HELP
For the City's General Information line, please call 954.967.4357
Only call 9-1-1- in an emergency
City Commission Directory
Use Hollywood Connect to report non-emergencies directly to City Hall.
Provide Your Input
Broward County Transit is looking for input on future transit options. Help define the future of Broward Public Transportation by providing your feedback at premo.broward.org.
REMINDER: Hollywood is
Plastic and Foam Free
Single-Use Plastics and Foam are prohibited on Hollywood Beach, at City-owned parks and facilities, and by City vendors
The City of Hollywood is committed to reducing our environmental impact and becoming more sustainable. One step the City has taken in achieving this goal is banning the use of nonbiodegradable containers, like plastics and expanded polystyrene foam (EPS), for serving food products.
If you're planning on going to the beach or park or attending an event or meeting at City Hall, a community center, park, ArtsPark at Young Circle, or other City facility, please don't bring plastic bottles, bags and other single-use plastics and foam containers.
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