Sunny News

Reflecting on 2023

Sunny Isles Beach residents at Winter Fest.

By Larisa Svechin, Mayor (Monday, December 4, 2023) – May the spirit of this wonderful season be with you and your loved ones. As I reflect on the last 12 months as your Mayor, I look back with gratefulness. I am humbled by your overwhelming support and active participation during City Commission meetings and town halls. I remember the excitement …

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What Happened to the Sunny Isles Beach Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)?

By Fabiola Stuyvesant, Commissioner (Monday, December 4, 2023) – The PTSA is a membership-driven association. Local units are part of the National PTA which represents parents’ and students’ interests, rights, and “values”. The bigger the membership the greater the impact they can have on INFLUENCING LEGISLATION at all levels (county, state, and federal). Another interesting fact is that ALL executive …

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Sunny Isles Beach Unveils Innovative Tech for Swift Emergency Response

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By Jerry Joseph, Commissioner (Monday, December 4, 2023) – During my tenure as Vice Mayor, I challenged Chief Edward Santiago to upgrade our capability to locate residents who may need police services when calling the non-emergency Police Communications Center. His team researched options and found the perfect solution. At the September City Commission meeting, the Police Department asked to use …

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2024 Photo Contest Winners

Annual Sunny Isles Beach Photo Contest The City of Sunny Isles Beach held its annual photography contest, asking residents and visitors to submit their beautiful photos of Sunny Isles Beach. We received many creative and stunning photographs of our picturesque city. Winning photos were selected by our calendar design committee and the winning photographers were recognized at the November 16 …

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Utilizing Available Resources

Skyline view of Sunny Isles Beach

(Friday, November 3, 2023) – In March of this year, I wrote about resources offered by Miami-Dade County for condominium owners in need of assistance with their special assessment for the 40-year recertification, as well as resources to help home buyers. I’d like to remind our residents that these resources are still available. Additionally, I know a resident who applied …

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Changes to Our Meeting Procedures

Skyline view of Sunny Isles Beach

By Jeniffer Viscarra, Commissioner (Friday, November 3, 2023) – You may have noticed that our commission meetings are structured differently now. Commission meetings take place on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m., with the exception of December when there is no meeting. In the past, all items were addressed at Thursday night meetings. Now, we hear all …

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Message from the City Manager – November 2023

Thanksgiving Background

(Friday, November 3, 2023) – November is a time of thanksgiving. There is the traditional thanksgiving holiday and then there is the act of giving thanks. I would like to focus on the act of giving thanks and take this opportunity to ensure that all of those that have spent this past year contributing to our success know that they …

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A Message from the Mayor: Standing with Israel

By Larisa Svechin, Mayor (Friday, November 3, 2023) – Saturday, October 7, 2023, will forever be known as a day of unspeakable abomination, unimageable evil, and an excruciating reminder that hatred and antisemitism persist as the single most dangerous blight on the Jewish people. Absolute evil and darkness brought unthinkable horror to the people of Israel, the collective Jewish community, …

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NMB Water Annual Chlorine Disinfection

Notice from NMB Water

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 7 – 19, 2023. During this time, the Norwood Water Treatment Plant will switch from chloramine to free chlorine disinfection and then flush the system fire hydrants. System disinfection and flushing will maintain water …

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Toy Drive

The City of Sunny Isles Beach and the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department are hosting a toy drive. We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages, which will be distributed to non-profit organizations including St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church and The Lazarus Project Homeless Trust. Donations will be accepted during business hours beginning Wednesday, November 1 …

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