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Screenings & check-in required for access to city facilities until further notice.

New Requirement: Screenings Required for Access to City Facilities

(Updated: May 10, 2021) – All City of Sunny Isles Beach visitors and employees will be required to undergo a screening prior to entering any City facility. Most Government Center services have moved to appointment only. For Government Center services offered by appointment only, please visit sibfl.net/appointments Visitor Screenings and Check-in *Visitors should arrive at least 15 minutes before your …

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Miami-Dade County curfew has been lifted effective Monday, April 12 at 12:01 AM.

Miami-Dade County Curfew Lifted

Countywide Curfew Lifted Miami-Dade County has issued Amendment 5 to Emergency Order 27-20, lifting the countywide curfew effective Monday, April 12 at 12:01 AM. In addition, Miami-Dade County has issued Amendment 1 to Emergency Order 33-20, removing the requirement that restaurants and food service establishments with seating for more than eight people close during the hours of the curfew. This requirement …

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Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Initiatives in Sunny Isles Beach

Pedestrians crossing Collins Avenue using a crosswalk.

By Christopher J. Russo, City Manager (Thursday, April 1, 2021) – Given the nature of our roads, population, and location, traffic volume and congestion are inevitable. We can all agree that additional measures on the road better protect our community. I want to share what action the City is taking to make the streets of Sunny Isles Beach safer for …

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High Visibility Enforcement to Improve Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety

Police officer clocking speeders on Collins Avenue

Location: 17000 Block to 18900 Collins Ave. When: February 26, 2021 – May 14, 2021 Re: High Visibility Enforcement to Improve Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Miami-Dade County ranks in the top 25 counties in the state for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists. In an effort to protect the safety of these most vulnerable …

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Safer Communities Gun Buy Back Event

Safer Communities Guy Buy Back Event Sunday, February 28

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally A. Heyman, District 4, in partnership with Miami-Dade Police Department, City of North Miami Police Department, and the police departments of Sunny Isles Beach, Bal Harbour, Biscayne Park, Bay Harbor Islands, and Surfside along with the Miami Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., will sponsor a Safer Communities Gun Buy Back Event. The event will take …

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FDOT Bridge Rehabilitation Project on SR 856/William Lehman Causeway

Florida Department of Transportation Logo

Ongoing Construction Activities   Construction Activity Performing paint application along the causeway. Performing bridge repairs under the east side of the bridge. Lane Closures/Detours May 17 – May 21, 2021 Paint application and paint repairs ·     One outside eastbound or one outside westbound lane may be closed between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has begun …

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Holiday Shopping Safety

Holiday Shopping Safety

Stay Safe While Shopping this Holiday Season While the holiday season may look a bit different this year because of COVID-19, many families will still be shopping for gifts for loved ones. Keep in mind the below safety tips to ensure your holiday season stays a happy one. Shop Online Instead Crowded malls and shopping centers pose an increased risk …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)

(Last Updated: May 17, 2021)  The City of Sunny Isles Beach remains under a Declared State of Local Emergency. Read Emergency Orders The City of Sunny Isles Beach continues to monitor the coronavirus through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management. Our best shot at a …

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Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony

Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony

Today we honor the brave men and women who have served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. To all veterans and active military men and women, we thank you for your sacrifice and service. You can also find the Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony on our social media pages, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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A Great City Thanks to its Outstanding Community

Police Officers at Halloween Event wearing facial coverings.

By Dwight Snyder, Police Chief (October 30, 2020) – I never miss the opportunity to express my pride in our community, as we always seem to rise above whatever adversity comes our way, from hurricanes and tidal issues to what we are experiencing now in this unprecedented year of 2020. Being part of this community is not just reserved for …

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