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Message from the Mayor: Update on COVID-19

Message from the Mayor: Coronavirus Update

By Mayor George “Bud” Scholl (Friday, June 26, 2020) – Coronavirus cases are rising at an alarming rate in Florida. It’s been nearly four months since our lives were first disrupted by COVID-19, and the virus is stronger than ever in our community. We all must do our part to keep our city and community safe. Most businesses have reopened …

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Updated SIBshuttle Schedule beginning Wednesday, June 10.

SIBshuttle alert

SIBshuttle Update Beginning Wednesday, June 10, the SIBshuttle Orange Line #1 will resume its regular schedule (no appointment needed). Beginning Monday, June 15, the SIBshuttle Orange Line #2 will resume its regular schedule in addition to the Orange Line #1 (no appointment needed). Beginning Monday, June 15, the SIBshuttle will be available for transportation to Mount Sinai Miami Beach. Service is available by appointment only. Appointments must be made by noon the prior weekday. …

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Remembering Senator Gwen Margolis

Senator Gwen Margolis with former Sunny Isles Beach City Commissioners

(Tuesday, June 9, 2020) – Today we mourn the loss of a true legend in our community, Gwen Margolis, the first woman in the country to become a Senate president and a staunch advocate for women’s rights. Senator Margolis held an impressive 42-year career in public office where she was the first woman to chair the Finance and Tax Committees …

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Reopening Sunny Isles Beach

Reopening Sunny Isles Beach

Guidelines for Reopening The City of Sunny Isles Beach working in partnership with Miami-Dade County, will follow and adhere to the guidelines set out in The New Normal – A Guide for Residents & Commercial Establishments.  The New Normal Guide was developed by Miami-Dade County in collaboration with medical and industry experts. It outlines guidelines and protocols to follow as we …

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Our Youth Need Our Help – It’s a Matter of Life

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-275-TALK

By Alex Lama, Commissioner (June 2, 2020) – As we face the health and economic challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, it is important to point out that a mental health crisis is devastating young Americans, with an increasing number suffering from depression and death by suicide. Suicides among Americans 10 to 24 years of age have spiked by 56% from …

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Reimagining Collins Avenue

Aerial view of Collins Avenue by Acqualina Resort in Sunny Isles Beach.

By Dana Goldman, Commissioner (June 2, 2020) – COVID-19 has disrupted virtually every aspect of our lives, including our city streets. The stay-at-home order and travel restrictions have dramatically curtailed motorist activity and increased recreational walking, jogging and bicycling activities. Much has also been made about telecommuting and work-at-home programs that will keep more city dwellers in place. We are …

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Message from the City Manager – June SIBislander

Beach Reopening

By Christopher J. Russo, City Manager (June 2, 2020) – The reopening of the beach has been postponed by Miami-Dade County and will remain closed until County Mayor Carlos Gimenez lifts the nightly curfew. That being said, the City is still preparing for the beach to safely reopen to the public. We are in especially troubling times, so following the …

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