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Let's Keep Hollywood Beautiful

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Mission Statement:
To unite the community to promote the enhancement of private properties through education, outreach,  and programs that focus on code compliance and city beautification in an effort to increase property values and retain/attract businesses.

What is the Let's Keep Hollywood Beautiful Program?
Led by City of Hollywood Assistant City Manager for Public Safety, Mel Stanley, and in partnership with Code Compliance, The Department of Public Works, the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and community leaders the "Let's Keep Hollywood Beautiful" movement started in 2015 as a way to educate and inform property owners to make Hollywood a better place to live, work and play.

How Can I Get Involved?
As part of the Let's Keep Hollywood Beautiful Program, Code Compliance Officers will be available to attend neighborhood and community meetings to present information and provide marketing materials on the program. Also, look for the "Let's Keep Hollywood Beautiful" pop-up booth at future City-sponsored events throughout the year. To request a Code Compliance Officer, please call Code Compliance at 954.921.3061


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Litter Prevention Programs
The Department of Public Works manages several programs designed to help Keep Hollywood Beautiful.  Volunteer participation is essential to the success of these efforts. Your participation is welcomed. Volunteers are needed each month for Beach Sweeps,  and neighborhood and civic associations can participate in the Cash for Trash and Adopt-A-Street programs.  These programs are intended to keep Hollywood's beach, neighborhoods and streets clean and litter free.  

Adopt-a-Street
The Adopt A Street program is an extension of the Broward County Adopt-a-Street program.  Civic groups, businesses and individuals are encouraged to adopt roadways in their neighborhoods and perform four cleanups per year. The group's name will be posted on signs placed at the beginning and end of their adopted roadway location.  For more information please call 954.967.4526.  To participate, please complete the application form and return to lunderwood@hollywoodfl.org.
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Beach Sweeps
Beach Sweeps are conducted on the second Saturday of every month from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Volunteers meet at Charnow Park, located at Garfield Street and A1A, to collect litter and cigarette butts from Hollywood Beach.  Please complete the registration form and bring it with you on clean-up day.

           
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Guidelines for Beach Sweep participants

Minimum age to volunteer is eight, and an adult must accompany minors.

Volunteers must wear proper cleanup attire.  T-shirt and shorts are acceptable. All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes -- No flip-flops. Volunteers wearing flip-flops will not be allowed to participate. It is recommended that volunteers wear a hat and sunscreen and bring their own water. It is also a good idea to bring a snack. 

Safety and Equipment:
City staff will provide clean-up and safety instructions, trash bags and gloves the day of the event. 

Parking:
Volunteers meet at Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut Street on Hollywood Beach. Carpooling is highly recommended as parking is limited in the Garfield Parking Garage. Parking passes will be issued at the Registration table and must be place on your car dashboard.  Free parking is not guarantee for all volunteers.

Marine Debris:
Marine debris is often the result of deliberate or accidental actions by people on land and at sea. For example, uncovered trash bins, debris left in streets and on beaches, and items thrown overboard can all become marine debris. Items can travel for miles before landing on the shorelines or settling in the ocean. Marine debris can be carried by rivers, streams, and other waterways into the ocean and onto our shoreline.

Cash for Trash
The Cash For Trash program encourages neighborhood and civic associations to organize litter collection events to earn $6 per bag of trash collected.  The Department of Community Development works with associations to organize and schedule clean-up events on the 2nd Saturday of each month.  The Cash For Trash Booklet has additional program information as well as the application form.  For more information on the program please call 954.921.3271.
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Paint Giveaway Program

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100% of the latex paint collected through the Broward County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program is recycled into new, high-quality exterior paint which is then provided to residents, non-profit organizations and participating cities at no cost.

The Operation Paintbrush Program in Hollywood provides up to 20 gallons of the high-quality exterior latex paint for free to single-family homeowners in Hollywood.  Paint is available in Hollywood the second Saturday during the months of January, April, July and October. Paint can be picked-up at the Department of Public Works, 1600 S. Park Road in Hollywood from 8:00 a.m. until noon.  Distribution is on a first come, first served basis while the City's supply lasts. To participate, you must provide your current driver’s license with Hollywood address and a current utility bill as proof of Hollywood residency. The paint colors offered are off white, beige, terracotta, gray, and turquoise. Please contact the Department of Public Works at 954.967.4526 for additional information on the program.