Office of the City Manager
OverviewThe City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer for the City, responsible for establishing organizational goals and providing overall administrative and direction for all City departments. The Office of the City Manager coordinates, implements and evaluates all policies, procedures, protocol and programs, in accordance with City codes adopted by the Commission.
ServicesThe City Manager's office also responds to general questions, requests concerns registered by residents. All information from residents is recorded and distributed to the appropriate department for response and resolution.
Our City HistoryHallandale Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The city is named after Luther Halland, the son of a Swedish worker for Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railroad. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,113.
The area was settled in the late 1800s as a farming community in Dade County. When Broward County was created, Hallandale became part of the new county. Hallandale was the home to the first public school in region. Hallandale was incorporated as a town on May 14, 1927. By that time, there were 1,500 residents, street lights, and electricity in the community. In 1947, Hallandale was reincorporated as a city, and was allowed to annex land to the east. In August of 1999, the city officially changed its name to Hallandale Beach.
The city is known as the home of Gulfstream Park (horse racing and casino) and Mardi Gras Casino, a greyhound racing track which hosts the World Classic. It also has a sizable financial district, with offices for a number of banks and brokerage houses. Due to the large number of tourists who eventually retire in the city, Hallandale Beach has one of the fastest-growing populations in Broward County and in Metro Miami.