Open Government

The City of Hollywood is dedicated to enhancing public confidence in local government, conducting transparent and ethical day-to-day business, and providing residents and visitors with the opportunity for input and access to information.

The links below provide instant access to important City web pages and documents, including lobbyist information, the annual budget, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), City Commission meeting agendas and minutes, and much more.

Annual Operating Budget


Hollywood's Annual Operating Budget contains information on the City's organizational structure, demographics, revenue sources, property tax rates and assessed values, agency grant allocations and budgeted expenses by each City Department. The annual budget covers the City's fiscal year (Oct. 1-Sept. 30).

The "In Brief" links provide highlights of the corresponding fiscal year's adopted budget including tables showing budgeted revenues and expenditures for each fund. The City's Budget Division ceased creating "In Brief" documentation after 2013.
ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET


Fee Schedule of Service

 

City Commission Agendas and Minutes

Get the agendas for prior and upcoming commission meetings and find out what will be and has been discussed during Hollywood City Commission meetings. Watch live and previously recorded commission meetings.
 

Notification of Emerald Hills Security Enhancement District Ballot

 

The ballots for the Emerald Hills Security Enhancement District were mailed out by the City Clerk’s office on Monday, July 17, 2017 to each affected property owner.  The ballot must be returned to the City Clerk’s office by 1:00 PM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.   Any late ballots will not be counted.  After the deadline, all ballots will be counted.

City of Hollywood City Commission will hold the 2nd reading of the ordinance on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 2600 Hollywood Boulevard, Room 219.

The Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District.

The proposed District would be a dependent special district within the meaning of Chapter 189, Florida Statutes.  The District would have the ability to impose a $250 non-ad valorem assessment per property within the District, per year, for the purpose of providing an off-duty City of Hollywood Police detail Monday-Friday.

Copy of the ordinance which creates the proposed District.

Notification of Workshop on Emerald Hills Security Enhancement District  


The City of Hollywood City Commission held a workshop at City Hall on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, to discuss the ballot language for the creation of an Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District.  The proposed District would be a dependent special district within the meaning of Chapter 189, Florida Statutes. The District would have the ability to impose a $250 non-ad valorem assessment per property within the District, per year for the purpose of providing an off-duty City of Hollywood Police Officer detail Monday-Friday. Second reading of the ordinance will be on July 3rd. Copy of the ordinance which creates the proposed District.


Public Records


The City of Hollywood responds to public record requests in compliance with the Florida State Statute 119.
The most efficient way to request public records from the City of Hollywood is through the link below. This portal helps the City efficiently administer and manage public records requests. It provides the public with convenient 24-hour access to request and to receive public records requests.
SUBMIT A PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST

NOTICE REGARDING CONTACT INFORMATION FOR
CITY OF HOLLYWOOD'S PUBLIC RECORDS CUSTODIAN

The City Clerk is the City of Hollywood’s custodian of public records. Pursuant to Section 119.12, Florida Statutes, the contact information for the City of Hollywood’s custodian of public records is to be prominently posted on the City of Hollywood’s website.

The contact information for the City of Hollywood’s City Clerk is:
Patricia A. Cerny, MMC, City Clerk
Hollywood City Hall
2600 Hollywood Blvd, Room 221
Hollywood, Florida  33020
954-921-3211 (Tel)
954-921-3233 (Fax)
pcerny@hollywoodfl.org

Privacy Statement
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact the City by phone or in writing.

It is the policy of the State of Florida that all state records are open for public inspection. This policy is embodied in the Florida Constitution, together with the right of an individual to be free from unauthorized governmental intrusion into their private life, as provided in Article 1, Section 23. In recognition of these policies, the City has established this Privacy Policy. When you use our site, you are a

 

City Commission Disclosure Documents


This searchable database will include documents that disclose Commissioner activities related to campaign fundraising for other candidates, charitable contribution fundraising and outside/concurrent employment.
Campaign Treasurer's Reports

City Commission Visitors List


Interested persons may access an online database that provides details of visitors received by City Commissioners and their staff. The Commission Visitor list is searchable by visitor name, date, and/or subject matter.

Lobbyists


Registration as a lobbyist in the City of Hollywood is required if any person, firm, or corporation lobbying the City Commission on any petition or issue, pursuant to Section 30.15 of the Code of Ordinances. Learn more by clicking on one of the links below.
   For additional information contact the City Clerk's Office at 954.921.3211

News Releases


An archive of media notifications and advisories from the City of Hollywood Office of Public Affairs & Marketing.
NEWS RELEASES



City Manager Weekly Reports


An overview of the City Manager's week and updates from City Departments and Offices on various programs and initiatives. The weekly report also includes information about construction projects and a schedule of upcoming neighborhood and civic association meetings.
CITY MANAGER WEEKLY REPORT

City Manager Sustainable Prosperity Report


City Manager, Dr. Wazir Ishmael, has outlined for the City Commission his vision to put the City on a path to Sustainable Prosperity.
  

A Guide for New Residents


The City’s homeowner’s guide is a great resource for residents who are new to the City of Hollywood. In it you will find important phone numbers and detailed information on activities and services offered to Hollywood residents.
A GUIDE FOR NEW RESIDENTS

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report


Yearly assessments of the City of Hollywood’s financial state.

Code of Ordinances


An ordinance is a law passed by a municipal government. The Code of Ordinances contains the laws enacted by the City Commission that govern Hollywood.

Pension Funds


A year-by-year breakdown of the pension funds for City of Hollywood general employees, police and firefighters, as well as annual financial statements.
PENSION FUND REPORTS

Records and Archives


Photographic and documentary history of Hollywood, as well as City records. 
RECORDS AND ARCHIVES


Broward Office of Inspector General Report

The Broward Office of Inspector General has completed a report of the City's procurement of temporary employment services during fiscal years 2013 and 2014. The OIG requires a status report from the City regarding the progress of the City's corrective actions in response to this matter.
Status Report

Final Report
The HR Doctor, Inc. Report

Preliminary Report
Preliminary Report Exhibits