City of Fort Lauderdale Office of Neighbor Support
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Venice of America

Neighbor Support

Welcome to the new Office of Neighbor Support!

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Neighbor Survey Results Released!

Under the leadership of the City Manager, the Neighbor Support Office provides additional outreach and enhanced services to our neighbors, while fostering transparency in government. The office serves as a central resource to effectively address issues of interest and concern.

The Neighbor Support Office is directed by Hal G. Barnes, P.E., Assistant to the City Manager. He is responsible for coordinating City services, responding to neighbor-initiated requests, and reaching out to civic, neighborhood and homeowners associations.

We welcome your input and feedback about the Neighbor Support Office as we continue to build community.

The Office of Neighbor Support provides assistance:

  • Addressing concerns
  • Answering questions
  • Keeping you informed about City programs, activities and services
  • Facilitating staff contact
  • Coordinating meetings with City staff
  • Attending neighborhood meetings
  • Providing follow up


Hal G. Barnes, P.E., Assistant to the City Manager


Phone: (954) 828-5065; (954) 828-5063; (954) 828-5013

City Manager's Office
City Hall – 5th Floor
100 N. Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301                    

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Get To Know Your Neighbors

The City of Fort Lauderdale wants to help build community, and one ways we can do that is by helping our neighbors get to know one another. We are proud to present the Block Party Planning Kit PDF File, which can be used by residents of Fort Lauderdale to organize a community gathering in their neighborhood. For more information on planning a Block Party, please contact the Office of Neighbor Support at (954) 828-5213.

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Neighbor to Neighbor!

"My neighbor asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn't take it out of my garden." - Eric Morecambe