Abbreviations and Acronyms


ACCESS Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency

ACFR Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act

AMR Automated Meter Reading

AOA Administrative Office Assistant

ARC Annual Required Contribution

ARPA American Rescue Plan Act

ASP After School Program

BCPA Broward County Property Appraiser

BLVD Boulevard

BTR Business Tax Receipt

BWP Broward Water Partnership

CAP Citizen Access Portal

CARES ACT Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

CAT Community Action Team

CBP Community Benefit Program

CCC Cultural Community Center

C&D Construction and Demolition

CDBG Community Development Block Grant

CERT Community Emergency Response Team

CEU Continuing Education Unit

CIP Capital Improvement Program

CIU Community Involvement Unit

CM City Manager

CMSP Community Mentorship Scholarship Program

CNG Compressed Natural Gas

COBRA Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

COLA Cost of Living Adjustment

COPS Community Oriented Policing Services

COVID Coronavirus

CPG Community Partnership Grants

CPO Community Policing Officers

CPR Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

CPTED Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

CRA Community Redevelopment Agency

CRS Community Rating System

CSA Community Service Aide

CY Cubic Yard

DA Developer Agreement

DCF Department of Children and Families

DEP Department of Environmental Protection

DIV Division

DPW Department of Public Works

DRC Development Review Committee

DROP Deferred Retirement Option Plan

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

EMS Emergency Medical Services

EMT Emergency Medical Technician

EOP Emergency Operation Plan

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

ERP Enterprise Resource Planning

ERU Equivalent Residential Unit

FDEP Florida Department of Environmental Protection

FDLE Florida Department of Law Enforcement

FDOT Florida Department of Transportation

FEC Florida East Coast Railway

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

FF Firefighter

FIU Florida International University

FL Florida

FPL Florida Power and Light

FSI Fire Safety Inspector

FT Full Time

FTE Full-Time Equivalent

FY Fiscal Year

GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GASB34 Governmental Accounting Standards Board Pronouncement 34

GFOA Government Finance Officers Association

GIS Geographic Information System

GISND Golden Isles Safe Neighborhood District

GO General Obligation

GPDC Gallons Per Day Capita

HAZMAT Hazardous Materials

HB Hallandale Beach

HBB Hallandale Beach Boulevard

HBCRA Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency

HBFRD Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue Department

HBPD Hallandale Beach Police Department

HBTV Hallandale Beach WebTV

HIPPA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HMGP Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

HMO Health Maintenance Organization

HOST Hallandale Beach Out of School Time

HR Human Resources

HRA Health Retirement Account

HRS Health and Rehabilitative Services

HS Human Services

I-95 Interstate 95

I/I Infiltration and Inflow

ISD Investigative Services Division

ISO Insurance Services Office

IT Innovation Technology

IVR Interactive Voice Response

LAN Local Area Network

LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LF Linear Feet

LT Lieutenant

LTP Long Term Prevention

MGD Million Gallons per Day

MS Microsoft

NE North East

NEED Neighborhood Employability Enhancement Directive

NET Neighborhood Enhancement Team

NFIP National Flood Insurance Program

NFPA National Fire Protection Association

NIMS National Incident Management System

NIP Neighborhood Improvement Program

NOPC Notice of Proposed Change

NOV Notice of Violation

NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NW North West

OB Oreste Blake

OPEB Other Post-Employment Benefits

PAL Police Athletic League

PAR Personnel Action Request

PBA Police Benevolent Association

PDD Planned Development District

PILOT Payment in Lieu of Taxes

PIO Public Information Officer

PM Paramedic

PO Purchase Order

POS Point of Service

PRD Planned Redevelopment District

PSI Pounds Per Square Inch

PSW Public Service Worker

PT Part Time

RAC Regional Activity Center

RBR Roll-Back Rate

RFI Request for Information

RFP Request for Proposal

RHS Retirement Health Savings

ROW Right of Way

R&R Renewal and Replacement

RRR Resurfacing, Restoration and Rehabilitation

SAN Storage Area Network

SAO State Attorney’s Office

SAP Sustainability Action Plan

SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

SCBA Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

SF Square Feet

SFWMD South Florida Water Management District

SLA Service Level Agreement

SND Safe Neighborhood District

SOE Supervisor of Elections

SR State Road

SRF State Revolving Fund

SRO School Resource Officer

SSES Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Survey

SW South West

SY Square Yard

TIF Tax Increment Financing

TISND Three Islands Safe Neighborhood District

TPA Third Party Administrator

TRIM Truth In Millage

USGBC US Green Building Council

VIN Vice Intelligence and Narcotics Unit

VIP Vehicle Impoundment Program

VIPS Volunteers in Police Service

VOIP Voice Over Internet Protocol

WAN Wide Area Network

WTP Water Treatment Plant

YTD Year to Date