UPDATE 10/7/2016 2:00 PM
Hallandale Beach scaled back the Emergency Operations Center this morning after the Broward County Emergency Operations Center deemed there was no longer a threat from the Hurricane Matthew. We thank you for heeding our warnings about the storm. Remember, Hallandale Beach is here for you.
UPDATE 10/6/2016 9:00 PM
Broward County has lifted its ban on all cars on the road.
The City of Hallandale Beach Emergency Operations Center has scaled back to a partial activation as the threat of Hurricane Matthew subsided. We will be reassessing in the morning after the storm has fully passed to return back to normal operations. Please note below of that latest status of city services and facilities:
- Hallandale Beach City Hall and City Community centers will remain closed on Friday.
- The City will resume normal operations and services on Monday, October 10.
- The City Minibus is expected to resume service sometime Friday, October 7. We will post via social media and website once service resumes.
- On Friday, an assessment will be made of the City Parks. Park facilities will open as safety checks and clean efforts are completed. Follow our Parks’ Facebook or twitter (@hbparksrec) for the latest Parks status. Parks Programs, Rentals & pools are cancelled through the weekend and will resume on Monday.
- The Northwest Quadrant residents who normally have trash pickup on Thursdays will have trash pickup service on Friday. Northeast Quadrant residents will have their trash pickup on Saturday.
For any further updates, please follow our Facebook page www.facebook.com/cityofhallandalebeach or our twitter account @MYHBeach.
Broward County has closed all roadways at 3 p.m. Please stay off of all roads and shelter in place if you have not already reached a shelter.
UPDATE 10/6/2016 9:30 AM
Your Hallandale Beach Emergency Operations Center has been activated. We are no longer providing sandbags. Also, trash collection has been suspended until further notice. The minibus service will not operate until further notice. If you have any questions about City services, please call 954-457-3060. If you have questions about shelters, including Special Needs and Pet-Friendly shelters, medical issues, transportation or other non-City services, please call Broward 3-1-1. We will be posting regular updates on Facebook and Twitter. Follow the City’s services atwww.facebook.com/CityofHallandaleBeach, follow us on Twitter @MYHBeach. Also listen to the Hallandale Beach Emergency Radio Network at AM 1620.
UPDATE 10/5/2016 6:40 PM
The Hallandale Beach City Commission has declared a State of Local Emergency suspending all non-essential services Thursday and Friday in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew impacting the area. This means all City offices, including City parks, will be closed.
The City will begin staffing the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Thursday morning. Essential staff, including Hallandale Beach Police, Fire Rescue, Emergency Management, City Management and Public Works will be at the Emergency Operations Center throughout the State of Local Emergency. The City will maintain a hotline beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, at (954)57-3060 for all information related tot he City services affected by Hurricane Matthew. Questions about transportation, medical issues, evacuation routes, shelters, including special needs and pet-friendly shelters, should be directed to Broward County at 3-1-1.
All trash collection service in the City has been suspended until further notice. The Hallandale Beach mini bus service will suspend operations at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 5th, until further notice.
Hallandale Beach is monitoring Hurricane Matthew and will post updates here. Information can also be found by following our Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue Facebook page. You can also find information by calling 3-1-1, watching HBTV and monitoring the City's Emergency Radio Broadcasts on AM 1620. Sign up for Code Red to get emergency notifications right to your phone! Check out the quick links further down the page for quick access to information from Broward County Emergency Management, the National Hurricane Center and other important Hurricane Safety Information sources. Click here for the latest updates from Broward County. Please stay safe in the storm!
The City has the following updates:
- Sandbags are being distributed at the Public Works Compound, 630 NW 2nd Street, until 5p.m. The limit is 6 sandbags per resident or business (with proof of residency or business tax license)
- Hallandale Beach Parks will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 5th, and will remain closed until all safety inspections and post-storm clean up efforts are completed.
- All boats must be removed from the City Marina by today, Wednesday October 5th.
- All beaches will be closed on Thursday and possibly on Friday. Ocean Rescue will be patrolling the beach to ensure residents know that it is closed.
- Normal trash collection for Thursday has been suspended. Thursday's trash will be collected on Friday, and Friday's trash will be collected on Thursday, weather permitting. Do not place any bulk waste curbside until further notice. These objects can become projectiles in a storm and need to be secured.
- An evacuation has not yet been ordered, but if one is ordered, visit www.cohb.org/evacuation for Broward County evacuation routes
|Helpful Phone Numbers||Phone Number||Alternate Number|
|Broward County Hurricane Hotline:||(954) 831-4000||311|
|City of Hallandale Beach Hotline||(954) 457-1400||N/A|
|FEMA Hotline||(800) 342-3557||(800) 413-9900|
|Broward County Hurricane Hotline||311|
|City of Hallandale Beach Radio Station||1620 AM|
|Government Access Channel||Channel 78|
|Nearest Storm Shelter (Broward County Administered):||Website
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