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Changes Bring Opportunities for Growth

Sun and Palm trees

By Larisa Svechin, Mayor (Friday, October 1, 2021) – There have been some changes in Sunny Isles Beach, which I believe bring opportunities for growth. As we know, former Mayor Scholl resigned and I assumed the role of Mayor until the special election that will be held on November 2. Our beloved former Chief of Police Dwight Snyder retired and …

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Environmentalism “East of Collins” – Dune Restoration is Underway

Sand dune on the beach.

By Dana Goldman, Commissioner (Friday, October 1, 2021) – There’s a new environmental movement afoot “East of Collins.” I am proud to have served as the catalyst for a new sustainability measure in our city through the introduction of “Adopt-a-Dune” to our beachfront condominiums. The initial evaluation of the dunes and potential dune restoration initiatives along the city’s coastal construction …

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Message from the City Clerk on Special Elections

A promotional picture to vote in the presidential elections.

By Mauricio Betancur, City Clerk (Friday, October 1, 2021) – On September 1, former Mayor George “Bud” Scholl’s resignation took effect, resulting in a vacancy on the City Commission. Our city’s charter states that a special election must be held to fill the seat between 45 and 90 days following the vacancy. To that end, a special election is scheduled …

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Booogie by the Beach

Booogie by the Beach

NEW LOCATION – HERITAGE PARK, 19200 COLLINS AVENUE Booogie by the Beach is back! Join us for a scary good time on Saturday, October 30 from 7 – 10 pm at Heritage Park, 19200 Collins Avenue. Take a walk through the Haunted Trail for lots of frights and fun. Enjoy carnival-style games, rides, a photo booth, and other attractions for …

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Budget Message for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year

Budget Message Fiscal Year 2021-2022 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, and under an unprecedented second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with the continued efforts of our hard-working staff, I am proud to submit the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022. Who would have thought that …

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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, September 23, 2021 As of September 17, beach sand placement has been completed along the entire stretch of our beach. Over the course of the project, 269,000 cubic yards of sand from the Garcia Mine in Hendry County, Florida were added to our beach. Current Closures The Ellen Wynne Beach Access and parking lot, located at …

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FDOT Sunny Isles Boulevard/SR 826/163 Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Florida Department of Transportation Logo

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has begun a bridge rehabilitation and roadway project as of the week of August 10, 2021 along Sunny Isles Boulevard/SR 826/163 Street over the Intracoastal Waterway (bridge numbers 870592 and 870593) and from NE 35 Avenue to SR A1A/Collins Avenue in the cities of North Miami Beach and Sunny Isles Beach. Ongoing Construction Activities …

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Miami-Dade County mosquito control treatments will take place on Friday, October 22 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, October 22, 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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