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Your Toilet is Not a Trash Can

They belong in the trash, not your toilet. Toilet with items surrounding it that should not be flushed, such as wipes and diapers.

Think Before You Flush The water you flush and the water that goes down your drains travels through miles of wastewater pipes to reach Miami-Dade County treatment plants. The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) has 6,452 miles of sewer collection pipes throughout the County. There are three wastewater treatment plants in the County that treat approximately 300 million gallons …

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Thor Guard Lightning Prediction System

Large lightning strike hits the ocean at night close to Sunny Isles Beach.

(Tuesday, May 21, 2019) – Florida leads the country in both number of fatal hits and density of lightning strikes each year, and residents should be aware that all of our City parks are equipped with a Thor Guard Lightning Prediction system that provides advance notice of lightning conditions. This system is active 365 days a year in our City. …

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SIB-TV Moving to New Channel on Atlantic Broadband

SIB-TV logo

(Tuesday, May 21, 2019) – The City’s public access cable channel, SIBTV, has been assigned a new number by Atlantic Broadband. Beginning May 1, use your television remote to enter the numbers 662 and watch SIBTV, featuring program, meeting and event information, plus public service videos. This move will be finalized on July 16, 2019, at which time the station …

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Bridging the Sunny Isles Beach Community through Capital Improvement Projects

Aerial view of coastline and city of Sunny Isles Beach

By Christopher J. Russo, City Manager (Tuesday, May 14, 2019) – Summer is a time for vitality and energy. This season, our sense of invigoration for capital improvement projects is growing to new heights as we complete some long-term projects and lay the groundwork for even more. The Central Island Drainage Project is currently in its final stages. Twenty-six wells …

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From the Mayor: Being Prepared this Hurricane Season

Lightning flashes in the sky during a storm over Sunny Isles Beach

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Tuesday, May 14, 2019) – June 1 marks the first day of the 2019 hurricane season. No one ever wishes for a natural disaster to impact their home, but we must be prepared. And the City of Sunny Isles Beach is. Though living on a coastal barrier island provides us year-round recreation, this also makes …

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Miami-Dade County mosquito treatments will take place during early morning hours on Friday, June 7 between 1 am – 5 am in Sunny Isles Beach.

Drain and cover graphic to help prevent mosquitos and the Zika virus.

(Monday, May 20, 2019) – Miami-Dade County will commence bi-weekly mosquito treatments beginning Friday, June 7, 2019. Treatments will take place during the early morning hours, between 1 am – 5 am. This treatment is strictly proactive in order to reduce the spread of mosquito breeding and larvae. For more information on mosquito mitigation efforts in Sunny Isles Beach, visit …

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Strengthening Ties with Our Sister City Hengchun Taiwan

Sunny Isles Beach officials re-sign Sister City Agreement with Hengchun Taiwan

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Saturday, April 27, 2019) – Over my many years in public office, I had the privilege of being hosted at all of our Sister Cities with the exception of Hengchun. Well, that changed last month when our commission accepted an invitation to Taiwan for a Sister City visit and agreement signing. Attending from our city …

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Update on Capital Projects

Rendering of 174th Street Overpass bridge, bird's eye view.

By Christopher J. Russo, City Manager (Saturday, April 27, 2019) – Our sense of invigoration for capital improvement projects is growing to new heights as we complete some long-term projects and lay the groundwork for even more. The Central Island Drainage Project is currently in its final stages. Twenty-six wells were cleaned and tested, and we are already seeing improved …

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City Advisory Committee – Wheels Up

Sunny Isles Beach skyline

By Commissioner Dana Goldman (Saturday, April 27, 2019) – My past years of service on the City of Sunny Isles Beach City Advisory Committee (CAC) have greatly informed me on City issues. The committee reports to the commission addressing specific issues, lends professional expertise and facilitates community discussion. The CAC is a force for civic engagement. It’s a forum for …

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