Mayor Goldman

A Message from the Mayor – August 2022

View of the City

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (August 3, 2022) – Every year the City adopts a Comprehensive Budget & Five Year Capital Improvement Program for the upcoming fiscal year. Our fiscal year begins October 1, but the preparation and work begins much earlier.   We commence budget season in April and every department and division is involved in the process. The budget is …

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A Message from the Mayor – July 2022

Aerial view of condominiums and the Intracoastal in Sunny Isles Beach.

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (July 14, 2022) – As we mark one year since the condominium tragedy in Surfside, I want to share two new laws that were passed during a special Florida legislative session in May that will enhance building and condominium safety as well as property insurance. Senate Bill 4-D focuses on building and condominium safety as …

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A Message from the Mayor – June 2022

25th Anniversary

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (Wednesday, June 1, 2022) – This June we celebrate Sunny Isles Beach’s 25th anniversary. On June 16, 1997, the city was officially incorporated, establishing our nearly two square miles of land as a municipality. Things moved quickly after incorporation – a Charter Commission was appointed, City Charter adopted and city administration hired. The first City …

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Statement from Mayor Goldman on the Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas

A Statement from Mayor Dana Robin Goldman

(Thursday, May 26, 2022) – I was devastated to learn about Tuesday’s horrific tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. On behalf of the Sunny Isles Beach City Commission, our hearts are with the families of the victims and we pray that the community can heal during this difficult time. We grieve alongside you for the 21 lives that …

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A Message from the Mayor – May 2022

Sunny Isles Beach skyline

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (Friday, May 6, 2022) – Sunny Isles Beach is undergoing yet another renaissance. After 25 years, and more recently following the pandemic, we are experiencing a greater presence of “nesters” and full-time residents. This translates into additional activity in our residential buildings, shopping centers, sidewalks, roadways, and of course our precious beach. It’s natural for …

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A Message from the Mayor – April 2022

City Commission stands next to supply donations for Ukraine

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (Friday, April 8, 2022) – It has been just over a month since Russian attacked Ukraine. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the consequences of the attack and what that will mean for our country and our world. I’ve also thought a lot about our city. How we could have let this divide …

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A Message from the Mayor – March 2022

Joint Workshop between the MAPSAC and City Commission

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (Friday, March 4, 2022) – Civic engagement is necessary for any municipality to succeed. Input from the community helps bring about meaningful change. That is why I am delighted our city is establishing several advisory committees to work in conjunction with the City Commission and bring forth ideas and suggestions for innovations in pedestrian safety, …

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Message from the Mayor: Update on Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

A Message from the Mayor Dana Robin Goldman

As you know, pedestrian traffic safety is a top priority of mine. As I complete my first two months as mayor, I want to share some exciting new developments in keeping pedestrians safe. This includes greatly enhanced police traffic enforcement, a new resident-driven pedestrian safety advisory committee, and lower speed limits and “scramble” crosswalks on Collins Avenue and Sunny Isles …

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State of the City 2022

2022 State of the City Mayor Dana Robin Goldman

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor I am honored to present the 2022 State of the City to our Sunny Isles Beach community. When I was elected Mayor last year, I promised to work collaboratively with residents and staff to bring about the change in Sunny Isles Beach that you wish to see. It is my privilege and pleasure to be …

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A Message from the Mayor – January 2022

Sun rising over the ocean and birds perched on lifeguard tower next to 4 palm trees.

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (Friday, January 7, 2022) – I want to start out by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. I hope you were able to enjoy the holidays and celebrate with family and friends. January is the perfect time to reflect on the previous year and move forward with new opportunities and experiences. As we embark on …

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