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Facial Coverings Required at all Indoor City Facilities for Employees & Visitors Effective July 30

As a result of the surge in new cases locally, the City of Sunny Isles Beach will be requiring facial coverings for all employees and visitors at all indoor city facilities effective Friday, July 30 regardless of vaccination status. Everyone’s cooperation and consideration will help keep our community safe as we experience an increase in cases in our region. For more information, …

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Important Update on Special Building Inspections

Building inspector typing on an ipad.

In response to the partial building collapse in Surfside, the Sunny Isles Beach Building Department has initiated a proactive inspection process for commercial and multi-family buildings built prior to 1982. Sunny Isles Beach has 59 properties that meet this criteria. Out of these structures, 39 have received their required recertification for continued occupancy and 20 are in different stages of …

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Mobile COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Offered 7 Days a Week from 8 am – 5 pm at the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center

Miami-Dade County COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination

Mobile COVID-19 testing and vaccination is now available at the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center, 1st Floor Parking Garage, 18070 Collins Avenue, seven days a week from 8 am – 5 pm. Testing: Both PCR nasal swab tests and antigen rapid tests are offered for ages 5+. Pre-registration for testing is available online at mdc.nomihealth.com/signup. Walk-ups are also welcome. For additional COVID-19 …

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Support Those Impacted by the Building Collapse in Surfside

Support Surfside

Our thoughts are collectively with our friends and neighbors in Surfside who were impacted by a devastating building collapse at Champlain Towers on Thursday, June 24. Financial Support The Coral Gables Community Foundation, The Key Biscayne Community Foundation, The Miami Foundation, and Miami HEAT have launched a fund to financially support those impacted. If you would like to contribute, visit supportsurfside.org. …

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2021 Beach Sand Renourishment Project

Aerial image of the beach announcing the Public Meeting regarding the Beach Sand Renourishment Project in Sunny Isles Beach.

Project Update – Thursday, July 29, 2021 As of July 28, work has been completed from the north end of the City through the southside of Samson Oceanfront Park (17425 Collins Avenue). Work will be progressing south over the next week and contractors will be working on the beach from 174 Street to 167 Street. Sand placement is expected to …

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Miami-Dade County mosquito control treatments will take place on Friday, July 30 from 1 am – 5 am.

Mosquito Control Treatments. Remember to drain and cover.

Miami-Dade County will continue bi-weekly larvicide treatments for mosquitoes on Friday, July 30, 2021 between the hours of 1 am – 5 am. Miami-Dade County will deploy two state-of-the-art trucks that provide greater uniform ground coverage to effectively target breeding areas and reduce the mosquito population. These treatments will continue bi-weekly on Friday mornings. Remember to stay back 100 feet! …

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Update on Capital Projects

Gateway Center

By Christopher J. Russo, City Manager (Thursday, June 3, 2021) – Our most important capital projects have, for the most part, remained on track even though we scaled down some and delayed others due to the coronavirus pandemic. As we head into the summer season, I want to share some updates on our most prominent projects with you. Golden Shores …

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Message from the Mayor: Update on COVID-19 Mandates and Guidelines

Our Best Shot Starts with Your Shot

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Thursday, June 3, 2021) – Summer is here and, fortunately, we are seeing a return to our more normal daily lives. The vaccine rollout has provided hope after a long year of isolation and limitations, and with this comes the easing of many restrictions. The most notable change as a result of the vaccine and …

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Sustainability Practices and Procedures: Past, Present and Future

Intracoastal Waterway near Sunny Isles Beach

By Dana Goldman, Commissioner (Thursday, June 3, 2021) – Over the past few years, Sunny Isles Beach has been making great strides with our sustainability practices and procedures. Since the ECOMMITTED program began, we have implemented prohibitions on single-use plastics and polystyrene, expanded our recycling measures citywide, and increased our event initiatives. Most recently, the City hosted a Collection Day …

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Crime Prevention is Everybody’s Business

Hand holding a key fob locking a car

By Dwight Snyder, Police Chief (Thursday, June 3, 2021) – June is the start of the summer season, the kids are out of school, and it’s a time for that well deserved vacation or just enjoying time at the beach. But as our summertime temperature rises, so does our crime rate, especially involving property crimes. Usually these are crimes of …

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