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City Manager's Office
The City Manager is Hollywood’s chief administrative official and provides the primary source of leadership to the city's more than 1,400 full and part time employees. The City Manager works closely with department and office directors to direct the operation of all municipal and city department functions, and ensures the city is operating in an efficient and fiscally sound manner.  The City Manager is appointed by the City Commission. 

The City Manager also is responsible for presenting the City Commission with an annual budget, and assists the commission with establishing long-term goals, developing policy proposals and program alternatives.

The City’s economic initiatives are led by the City Manager's Office. Hollywood’s economic development mission is two-fold - attracting new business and retaining and expanding existing businesses within the city. The City's economic development team provides support to help grow the business community. A variety of programs and resources are available to meet the needs of the business community.

Dr. Wazir Ishmael
City Manager 

 Wazir Ishmael

Gus Zambrano  
Assistant City Manager for Sustainable Development
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George Keller
Assistant City Manager for Finance and Administration
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Mel Standley
Assistant City Manager for Public Safety
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Lorie Mertens-Black
Chief Civic Affairs Officer
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Shiv Newaldass
Chief Development Officer
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Raelin Storey
Director of Public Affairs

 Raelin Storey

Office of the City Manager

2600 Hollywood Boulevard
Room 419
Hollywood, Florida 33022

Mailing Address:
City of Hollywood
P.O. Box 229045
Hollywood, FL 33022-9045

Ph: 954.921.3201
Fx: 954.921.3314

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

*New expanded
service hours begin
October 3, 2016
Monday - Thursday
(closed Friday)
7:00 am - 6:00 pm