City Services

The IT Department: Providing Information & Technology Services in Sunny Isles Beach

Lifeguard tower with new solar panels for free wi-fi on the beach.

By: Christopher J. Russo, Former City Manager (Friday, January 26, 2018) – One of the least acknowledged, but quite important, departments in the City of Sunny Isles Beach is the Information Technology Department. Leading the IT Department is Chief Information Officer, Derrick Arias, who boasts more than 25 years of experience in this industry, starting with IBM and later founding his …

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Get Connected: WiFi now Available at Samson Oceanfront Park

People sitting on benches in Samson Oceanfront Park during the evening and at superimposed SIB WiFi graphic in the corner.

(Thursday, December 28, 2017) – WiFi is now available for residents to utilize at Samson Oceanfront Park. This new installation marks the sixth park equipped with free WiFi. The following parks are ready for you to connect: Golden Shores Park, Heritage Park, Pelican Community Park, Samson Oceanfront Park, Senator Gwen Margolis Park, and Town Center Park. WiFi will soon be …

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PaybyPhone Parking Option Now Available in Sunny Isles Beach

Graphic displaying PaybyPhone parking information..

(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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Mayor’s Technology Challenge: SIB Shuttle App for Smart Phones

The logo for the SIBshuttle app.

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Saturday, October 1, 2016) – Previously, I wrote to you about the advancements made as a result of a program named the Mayor’s Technology Challenge. Designed to make our City more user friendly through the application of technology, I am pleased to report that our IT Department continues to fulfill the goals established by the …

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New Green Initiative: Electric Car Charging Station in Sunny Isles Beach

New electric car charging station at the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center Parking Lot

(Thursday, September 8, 2016) – In the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center parking lot at 18070 Collins Avenue, owners of electric cars may now charge a vehicle using the SemaConnect system. This new green initiative, the electric car charging station, is part of Mayor George “Bud” Scholl’s Technology Challenge! As part of Mayor George “Bud” Scholl’s Technology Challenge, the City …

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