Citizens' Government Academy

A multi-week educational program designed to keep residents engaged.

Do you want to know how we keep our City functioning daily? 

If yes, then the Citizens’ Government Academy will be great for you to get a behind-the-scenes look at Hallandale Beach government, meet staff and tour City facilities.

Citizens’ Government Academy is a free, multi-week program to familiarize residents and business owners with the City of Hallandale Beach government. The Program will offer participants with informational seminars that will offer a hands-on activity, speakers, participant discussion, and networking opportunities for participants

You will be able to: 

Meet the City Manager’s and City Attorney’s office staff
Understand how taxpayers’ dollars are spent and the budget cycle
Tour the Police Station and see Public Safety Equipment up close
Learn about development taking place around your community
See how Hallandale Beach Code Compliance is keeping #HBClean
Get a first-hand look at CRA revitalization and development
See how you may engage via engagement tools and MyHB app


  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be a Hallandale Beach resident or business owner
  • Be interested in enhancing neighborhood advocacy
  • Complete and submit the program application
  • Attend 6 of 7 sessions to graduate

  • January 28, 2020 City Commission, City Manager’s Office, City Attorney & City Clerk
  • February 11, 2020 Finance, Budget, and Procurement
  • February 25, 2020 Police & Fire Rescue Services
  • March 24, 2020 Development Services (Building, Code, P & Z)
  • March 31, 2020 CRA and Human Services
  • April 14, 2020 Parks and Recreation & IT
  • April 28, 2020  Public Works and Human Resources/Risk Management
Sessions will be held from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Commission Chambers, City Hall, 400 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
  • *Sessions will be cancelled due to lack of registrations received.*
  • ** Participants who attend 6 of 7 sessions will receive a graduation certificate and will be recognized by the City Commission during a meeting.**

Citizens' Government Academy Registration Form


 For more information contact the City Clerk’s Office at 954-457-1340 or email