City of Hallandale Beach Storm Update 4
Public Information Bulletin 4- Hurricane Dorian
September 1, 2019 5:00 p.m.
STAY PREPARED FOR IMPACT OF HURRICANE DORIAN
The City of Hallandale Beach continues to pay close attention to the storm by following the National Hurricane Center for latest storm information and partnering with the County and State Emergency Management Divisions. Hurricane Dorian has had a very unpredictable path so far and we must all continue to be prepared for sudden changes. Have placed us both in and out of the “Cone of Uncertainty” and we continue to ensure we are prepared.
City staff encourages residents and business owners to make necessary preparations for the anticipation of Hurricane Dorian as weather permits.
At this moment, Residents should be making final preparations and preparing to stay off the roads until the storm passes.
Here are a few updates:
CITY EMERGENCY OPERATIONS
CITY SERVICES UPDATES
- Water: As of yesterday, 0430PM, the Boil Water Notice was lifted. The Boil Water Notice remains in effect. Full water pressure is available City Wide. Any issues/concerns with respect to water shall be reported to our Water Treatment Plant by calling 954-457-1600.
- A State of Emergency for the State, County, and City of Hallandale Beach remains in effect. City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has been partially activated. Residents may contact our Hallandale Beach EOC Hotline (954) 266-5320 for specific City Information.
- Shelters: The County manages shelters. There are no shelter locations in the City of Hallandale Beach. Due to the possibility of power outages, which place special needs residents at risk, Broward County has opened three special needs adult shelters and one pediatric special needs shelter at 2PM today. Broward County is still accepting applications for special needs residents. To register, call the Emergency Hotline at 311 or 954-831-4000. Please call Broward County’s 3-1-1 hotline for Shelter and County service information and registration details.
STAY CONNECTED AND INFORMED
- City Hall and Non-essential City services are closed until further notice. City is staffed and ready to respond to emergencies.
- Residents should not put bulk items out at this time. Bulk items left out as the storm approaches, can become harmful projectiles in high winds.
- Mini-Bus Shuttle service will remain in normal operation until further notice. In the event evacuation shelters are opened, we are prepared to alter the Mini Bus route to assist residents evacuate to the closest shelter. Currently there is no open shelters or any orders to evacuate.
- Sanitation services have been suspended until further notice. Secure bins, containers and external items.
- All Hallandale Beach parks are currently closed.
- At 2PM each day, City staff will broadcast a Facebook live to share relevant information and answer any questions from constituents. At 5 PM each day, the City will release an official Bulletin Update. We will also post relevant information on the following page: www.cohb.org/Hurricane
- NotifyMe: We would like to reinforce the importance of signing up for updates through our notifyMe system. To register for email notifications, please visit: http://cohb.org/list.aspx. The NotifyMe System allows the City to deliver critical messages to you, such as evacuation notices, boil water notices and other emergency information.
- Our social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) are the best source for City-specific information. We ask the public to stay tuned to local media for information on shelters and government office closures. The City of Hallandale Beach will use #HBEmergency and #HBDorian to provide relevant city operational information via social media channels.
Please be safe and take all necessary precautions.
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