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Not Your Average Booogie

Not Your Average Booogie

This year, our Halloween celebrations are going to be socially distanced and safe for everyone. Halloween Events We’re hosting three socially distanced events to help you stay in the Halloween spirit. Movie Night: Spooky Buddies Saturday, October 10 7 – 9 pm Location: Pelican Community Park Baseball Field, 18115 North Bay Road Join us for a spooky family movie night …

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Budget Message for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year

Budget Message Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Office of the City Manager

By Christopher J. Russo, City Manager In accordance with article IV Section 4.5 of the charter of the City of Sunny Isles Beach, under unprecedented circumstances, of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with the help of our hard-working staff, I am proud to submit the Proposed Budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021. It is nearly impossible to overstate the magnitude of …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)

The City of Sunny Isles Beach has issued a Declaration of Local Emergency. Read Emergency Orders The City of Sunny Isles Beach is closely monitoring the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management. As the State of Florida …

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King Tides

Tide coming in on the beach early in the morning.

King Tides are the highest predicted high tides of the year. King Tides are technically called “perigean spring tides,” but they occur in both the spring and fall seasons. In fact, the highest tides in southeast Florida occur in the fall, in part because the water is warmer and the seasonal winds drive water levels higher at that time of …

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Miami-Dade County curfew in effect each night from 11 pm – 6 am until further notice.

Miami-Dade County Curfew

Countywide Curfew in Effect Miami-Dade County has issued Amendment 2 to Emergency Order 27-20 changing the countywide curfew time. This curfew is in effect for all of Miami-Dade County, including incorporated and unincorporated areas, effective from 11 pm each night through 6 am the next morning until further notice. During the period of such curfew, no person shall make use of any street or …

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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 Miami-Dade County’s handbook, 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 …

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It Started from Day One

Police Officers on the First Day of School

By Dwight Snyder, Police Chief & Fred Maas, Retired Police Chief (August 31, 2020) – In times of turmoil it can be comforting to hear from another longstanding member of our Sunny Isles Beach family. This month, I am handing my space over to former SIBPD Chief Fred Maas, the original force behind building our department from the ground up, …

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Helping Families in Times of Need

KidSide Taking the kid's side in high-conflict Family Court

By Jeniffer Viscarra, Commissioner (August 31, 2020) – Many families in high conflict court proceedings simply cannot afford the therapeutic services necessary for critical intervention. For this reason, Miami-Dade County created Family Court Services (FCS), which provides supervised visitation and family, individual, and reunification therapy. As an attorney and Guardian Ad Litem, I have seen how invaluable FCS is for …

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Message from the City Manager: Gateway Center

Interior at Gateway Center

By Christopher Russo, City Manager (August 31, 2020) – Every day we work to fulfill our mission to keep Sunny Isles Beach a world class city that offers the highest quality of life for our residents. The completion of the Gateway Center is just the latest extension of our promise. When the privatization of the space for a market and …

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Message from the Mayor: 2020 General Election

A promotional picture to vote in the presidential elections.

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (August 31, 2020) – The 2020 general election is two months away on November 3 and this election is as important as ever. As we navigate through the uncertainty of this time, voting can seem daunting. It is important to make a plan for voting before it is too late to take advantage of the …

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