Hollywood - Do you want to be in the know about what’s happening in the city you call home? There are a number of ways to get connected with the City of Hollywood and get important news, updates, information, special event details, meeting notifications, volunteer opportunities and more. The City’s website, www.hollywoodfl.org is your first stop to find the most up-to-date information City-wide. The “City News” section is where you will find the latest news that is important to you. The Office of Communications, Marketing and Economic Development populates this section of the website with the most current, important information. Departments across the City add their content to the “Events & Meetings Calendar” so you can see what is happening at a glance. For information on longer term projects and issues check out the City Spotlight section, where a variety of topics are presented for the viewer to browse through at their leisure.
To have information served to your smartphone, email or telephone, sign up for the City’s Notify Me and CodeRED notification tools. Signing up is quick, easy and free and once you are connected, you will receive the information you want and need.
During Hurricane Irma, the City use CodeRED to send important notifications, such as weather alerts, boil water advisories, garbage and debris collection information and other important updates by telephone, email and text message. When residents lost power and their internet connection was down, CodeRED subscribers were still able to receive vital information from the City. The CodeRED service also allows you to customize your account to receive weather alerts and additional emergency information. Sign up today at www.hollywoodfl.org and search “CodeRED”
Sign up for the City’s email and text notification service called “Notify Me.” By choosing the “News and Announcements” category in Notify Me, you will receive weekly email or text messages regarding City meetings, events, important dates of note and more. You can also sign up to get City Commission and CRA Meetings agendas, Green Tips and Sustainability Information, Agendas for Planning Development and Historic Preservation Board Meetings. Customize the information you want to receive by visiting www.hollywoodfl.org and clicking on “Sign Up for Notifications” button found on the home page. On the next screen, simply type your e-mail address in the space provided and click on the “Sign in” button. You can then select the type of notifications you would like to receive to customize your account.
The City also keeps residents informed and engaged through its daily presence on social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. During the latest Hurricane and the aftermath, Communications staff reached thousands of friends and followers via social media, to share important recovery information and answer nearly 10,000 inquiries.
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