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Notice from NMB Water: Annual Chlorine Disinfection of the Water System

Notice from NMB Water

(Sunday, November 3, 2019) – In conjunction with the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department, NMB Water will be performing system maintenance involving chlorine disinfection of the water distribution system from November 4 – 17, 2019. During this time, the Norwood Water Treatment Plant will switch from chloramine to free chlorine disinfection, followed by system flushing through fire hydrants. System disinfection and flushing will maintain water …

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Sunny Isles Beach Elevates City Services by Embracing Technological Initiatives

Aerial view of Sunny Isles Beach

By Christopher J. Russo, City Manager (Friday, November 1, 2019) – For the last several years, the City of Sunny Isles Beach has been breaking barriers and driving technological advancements to the forefront of our agenda. In late 2015, Mayor George “Bud” Scholl launched the Mayor’s Technology Initiative, challenging city staff to develop ideas to keep our city on the …

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Update from the Mayor on the Town Center District

Cross street area of 163 Street & Collins Avenue

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Wednesday, October 30, 2019) – This year has been quite eventful here in Sunny Isles Beach. The city has been working to fix regulations affecting the development of land while battling waves of disinformation from multiple directions. For those who do not know or might need clarification, at the beginning of the year, an inconsistency …

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Helpful Resources from the State of Florida

Seniors sitting in a row of lawn chairs on the beach facing the ocean.

By Alex Lama, Commissioner (Wednesday, October 30, 2019) – Searching for help can sometimes be a daunting task. In this age of the internet when information is available at your fingertips, the extensive volume of results can still make it time-consuming to determine which is a good resource to contact when in need of assistance. Here are some resources available …

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An Ounce of Prevention Can Safeguard Your Home & Family

Handcuffs on laptop

By Dwight Snyder, Police Chief (Wednesday, October 30, 2019) – The mission of the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department is always to reduce crime and maintain the safety of our residents and guests. So with this in mind, let me provide a crime prevention tip dating back to one of our founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin, who once said “An ounce …

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Behind the Scenes with Special Events

Hispanic Heritage Celebration - flamenco dancer

(Wednesday, October 30, 2019) – Many of you have been to one of our spectacular special events throughout the year. From last month’s Halloween celebration, Booogie by the Beach, to twice-monthly Bingo sessions, to live performances at Gateway Park, the special events division is behind each and every event you see on our calendar. This past year they hosted 108 …

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Beach Renourishment Underway from November 18 – Mid-January

Beach Renourishment MOT Map

(Monday, October 21, 2019) – The Estates at Acqualina project will be completing a beach sand re-nourishment from approximately Terracina Avenue (northern City limit) to 185 Street. During this time, the beach will remain open but access may be partially modified. A temporary construction fence will be set up on the beach in the affected areas for the safety of …

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Music in the Isles

Music in the Isles featuring Jon Secada

Music in the Isles Saturday, November 16, 2019 7 pm Gateway Park 151 Sunny Isles Blvd. Previously known as Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest, Music in the Isles will feature multi-Grammy-award winning artist, Jon Secada. With a career spanning over two decades, three Grammy Awards, 20 million albums sold, and starring roles on Broadway, the acclaimed, romantic sounds of Jon …

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You Represent the Resilience of Our Community

Crossing guard and student with Mom.

By Larisa Svechin, Vice Mayor (Wednesday, October 2, 2019) – Our community is rich. It has rich and diverse cultures, languages, and customs; we have the ocean and the beach; we are artists, poets, professionals, business owners, and parents; and we have more parks and places of worship than any city our size. With all we have, sometimes we still …

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Working Towards a Better Environment

Buildings by Senator Gwen Margolis Park

By Dana Goldman, Commissioner (Wednesday, October 2, 2019) – I recently heard about the great actions some of our condominiums and businesses are taking to improve our community and environment. With all of the ecological challenges we are facing today, this is excellent news to hear and to share. A multifamily building in SIB that is adjacent to several hundred …

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