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New Sunny Isles Beach Resident ID Card Requirements

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 —  For the past few years a growing number of residents have become less tolerant of those that are awarded the same benefits as them without actually living here. Many ideas have been suggested and vetted. Best practices were researched. No plan is perfect and all of them will upset those that are trying to scam …

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Update on Major Projects Currently Underway in Sunny Isles Beach

Rendering for the Gateway Pedestrian Bridge at 163rd Street.

By Mayor George “Bud” Scholl Friday, June 23, 2017 — In addition to the number of new buildings still under construction by developers, our City has also had several large, complex projects happening over the past several months. Probably the most visible to our residents and guests has been the undergrounding of our utility lines and new lighting posts along …

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The Importance of the Code Compliance Department in our City

A posed photo of members of the Sunny Isles Beach Code Compliance Department.

By Chris Russo, City Manager Friday, June 23, 2017 — I want to use this opportunity to recognize a seldom acknowledged City department, its manager and department members, who are, in my opinion, part of the many unsung heroes of our City government. I am talking about our Code Compliance Department. Most citizens don’t realize how important code compliance is. In …

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SIB Veterans Wall Nominations

Friday, June 23, 2017 — The City of Sunny Isles Beach recognizes residents who have served in the U.S. Military Services by adding their names to our Military Memorial Wall at Heritage Park each year on Veterans Day, November 11. To apply, complete the application form, provide proof of residency and a copy of the Honorable Discharge Certificate or the …

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Annual Photo Contest

Each year the City of Sunny Isles Beach holds a Photo Contest, asking residents to send us their best SIB photographs. Send those great shots of the City’s stunning architecture, beautiful parks, the Atlantic Ocean, and our residents and visitors having fun in the sun! The photo must be of a scene taken in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (between 156 …

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We Welcome Our New Sister City: Punta del Este, Uruguay

Friday, June 23, 2017 — It’s official! The City of Sunny Isles Beach and Punta del Este, Uruguay signed a Sister City Agreement in June. This tourist town in South America represents our Latin American community. All Sister Cities are represented in the Visitor’s Center located on the first floor of the Government Center. Stop by Monday – Friday between …

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Donations Directly Contribute to Students Success

By Commissioner Jeanette Gatto Friday, June 23, 2017 — For those of you who have children attending the Norman S. Edelcup / SIB K-8 School you may be aware of the newly built computer lab at the school What you may not know is that the lab, along with other “big ticket” learning tools, was provided through generous donations to …

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Search & Request Public Records Online

New online service for searching and requesting public records through the City of Sunny Isles Beach's website

The City of Sunny Isles Beach has added a new service that allows you to search and request public records online through the City Clerk’s office. Visit to search public records and official documents, or enter a request to obtain public records from the clerk’s office. The City Clerk’s office processes all requests to view and/or obtain copies of …

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Samson Oceanfront Park is Now Open

New structure at Samson Oceanfront Park

Saturday, June 3, 2017 — After a few delays and just over a year from breaking ground, Samson Oceanfront Park is reopen following its much needed renovation. Once the site of two rundown motels, the Beach Cove Resort and the Princess Beach Motel, this park was first dedicated in July 2000 as the City’s first park. After continuous use from …

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