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PaybyPhone Parking Option Now Available in Sunny Isles Beach

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 — Now in Sunny Isles Beach, municipal lots will offer park and pay using the PayByPhone App on your mobile device. Patrons may continue to pay at the central meter using cash or credit/debit cards. Residents and visitors parking in Sunny Isles Beach can now use the same PayByPhone system used all over the country. Once …

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Celebrating 20 Years of Sunny Isles Beach – Message From the Mayor

Monday, May 29, 2017 — By Mayor George “Bud” Scholl Happy Anniversary! June 16th marks the 20th anniversary of our City! When we think of Sunny Isles Beach, what comes to mind is the miles of beautiful beaches, the architecture, the parks and the incomparable weather. Communities evolve because of the vision, dedication and persistence from people that build them. …

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Applying CityAge to Sunny Isles Beach

Sunday, May 14, 2017 —  By Chris Russo, City Manager During my career, I have attended hundreds of conferences, seminars, workshops and the like. Most recently, my friend and colleague, Ft. Lauderdale City Manager Lee Feldman, invited me to attend a conference named CityAge. It was one of the most interesting and meaningful sessions I’ve ever attended. It presented from …

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Impact of Police Visibility in Sunny Isles Beach

The City Police Patrol poses on their bicycles.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — By Mayor George “Bud” Scholl Several years ago my wife and I got to know our Police Chief Fred Maas. This was my first exposure to anyone directly involved in law enforcement as a career. Other than the stereotypical portrayals from TV and movies, I had very little knowledge of what was actually involved in …

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Update on Utility Undergrounding Project

Utility Line Undergrounding Capital Project.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — By Chris Russo, City Manager Though not a very glamorous topic, the Collins Avenue Utility Undergrounding Project is of vital importance to our beautiful, and fast growing City. The goal is to install above-ground utilities into underground conduits. The reason for this is to harden our infrastructure against hurricanes and other disasters, while beautifying and …

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Summer Recess is Almost Upon Us: The Future of School Building

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — By Commissioner Larisa Svechin Spring is finally here, which means there are 6 weeks left of school. Children are excited about summer and advancing to the next grade. Two hundred and forty-one 8th graders will be going on to high school. Parents and residents have asked about future school building plans. Recently, the Miami Herald …

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Preventative Mosquito Control Treatments Commence in Sunny Isles Beach.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — The City of Sunny Isles Beach will be initiating preventative mosquito control treatments in our City parks and beaches this Thursday night, April 27. Residents may hear a loud humming noise as the blower passes by. They should remain indoors until the fog settles. Miami Dade County will be initiating bi-weekly Mosquito Control measures in …

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May is Beach Safety Month

Tuesday, April 25, 2017– May is Beach Safety Month! Everyone loves to enjoy the ocean and our beaches, but it is important to remember safety tips to make your experience safe and memorable for all the right reasons! Please follow these safety tips whenever visiting our (or any) beach; Always swim near a lifeguard stand. Never swim alone. Watch for …

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Condominium Act Reform: The Rising Chorus

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — By Vice Mayor Dana Goldman I am pleased to report the positive response to my “Condominium Conundrum” article from the April SIB Islander. More and more, residents are requesting copies of State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle’s Miami-Dade County Grand Jury Report and Senator Garcia’s bill, SB 1682, both addressing vitally important condominium reform issues and …

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