​This website highlights news about County programs and services, and employees and agencies that have been recognized for their contributions to government and the community.

Awards and Recognitions

BCT Welcomes New Managers

Broward County Transit (BCT) is pleased to welcome two new transportation professionals to the County’s Transit operations. Mary McCahon Shaffer, formerly from the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will serve as BCT’s Transit Manager responsible for Customer Relations and Communications. Oscar Figueroa joins BCT from Metro, St. Louis, Missouri and will serve as the new Manager of Safety and Compliance. Both managers are accomplished in their respective areas of expertise. These appointments underscore BCT’s continued prioritization and commitment to passenger safety, security and customer service.

Agencies in the News

Broward Addiction Recovery Center Earns Highest Level of Accreditation

The Broward County Addiction Recovery Center (BARC), administered through the County's Human Services Department, has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by complying with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in behavioral health care. The accreditation award recognizes BARC's dedication to continuous compliance with these standards. To attain the Gold Seal of Approval, BARC underwent a rigorous on-site survey in September 2014. More...

NACo Report Highlights FLL's Expansion and Renovation Success Story

100 Years of Tourism Celebrated

Port Everglades celebrates 2014-2015 cruise season with New Terminal, New Day Cruise and Regal Princess Naming