Hollywood Vice Mayor Patricia Asseff named president of Broward League of Cities

The Broward League of Cities, a non-profit organization representing Broward County’s 31 municipal governments and more than 120 associate members will welcome City of Hollywood Vice Mayor Patricia Asseff as its new president at its annual installation dinner. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 at the Westin Diplomat Golf & Tennis […]

Median sale price for Broward County single-family homes on the rise

A significant rise in median sale price for both single-family homes, up 10.7% from $242,500 to $268,500, and townhouses/condominiums, up 25.7% from $95,500 to 120,000, show a continued rise from last March, according to statistics released today by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors® (GFLR), the largest professional Broward County-based association of licensed real estate brokers and […]

Discounted plants and recycled paint available at May 17 event

The Hollywood Great Neighborhoods Challenge II began on April 1 and neighborhoods have begun submitting their before photos to begin the process. To assist local participating neighborhoods, the City of Hollywood is recruiting landscape architects, master gardeners and other design professionals to volunteer their time at the Design Event Plant Sale and Recycled Paint Giveaway. The Design […]

Beam Furr begins campaign for Broward County Commission seat

Beam Furr is running for the District Six Seat on the Broward County Commission. A librarian at Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines and a former Hollywood Commissioner who served 12 years, Furr is hoping to make some improvements to early childhood education and establish stronger relations between the county library system and public schools. […]

Cities, County Fight Over $100-Million

For nearly thirty years, Broward’s garbage disposal was a marriage of convenience between cities and the County government. Residents in 26 of the 31 municipalities have paid hundreds of millions of dollars to build and operate facilities for the disposal of solid waste, which the County gave away to the private contract operator. Thankfully, there […]

City of Hollywood agrees to contract with Police officers

The City of Hollywood offered its police officers pay increases over the next two years. Officers will receive a 13.7 percent increase, sergeants will see an 11.7 percent increase, and lieutenants will receive an 11.8 percent increase. The overall average increase for each officer is 13.35 percent. Individual circumstances may vary. The contract between the […]