Sunny News

Budget Message for the 2016 – 2017 Fiscal Year

Aerial Photo of Sunny Isles Beach with Budget Message Text overlayed on top.

By Christopher J. Russo, Former City Manager (August 23, 2016) – In Accordance with Article IV Section 4.5 of the Charter of the City of Sunny Isles Beach, I hereby submit the Proposed Budget for fiscal year 2016-2017. The 2016-17 Fiscal Year Budget represents the 20th Anniversary of our City and the Budget process. An interesting fact is the first …

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Sunny Isles Beach Sister Cities Program

Photo: Coastline and High-rise Building in Netanya, Israel

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Wednesday, August 24, 2016) – Sixty years ago, an organization was created by President Eisenhower during a White House summit on citizen diplomacy. By establishing Sister Cities International (SCI), he envisioned a network that would be a champion for peace and prosperity by fostering bonds between people from different communities around the world. By forming …

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Message from Mayor George “Bud” Scholl on Zika Virus Initiatives

Photo of officials spraying for mosquitoes on the beach.

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Tuesday, August 2, 2016) – Given the recent identification of the first Zika virus cases that were locally acquired, I wanted to update you on our ongoing efforts to address this issue within our City.  First and foremost, no locally acquired cases of Zika have been identified in or near Sunny Isles Beach.  We are …

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The School Annex Conundrum

Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8 School

By Commissioner Isaac Aelion (August 4, 2016) – Back in 2003, when the City of Sunny Isles Beach was just 6 years old, the pressure from young families with kids moving into the City was so great that a need to build a school arose, and in 2008 the first children walked into a brand new K-8 public school. The first year …

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Taormina Sister City Program

Aerial photo of Sister City, Taormina, Italy.

By Jeanette Gatto, Vice Mayor (August 4, 2016) – The Sunny Isles Beach’s Sister City partnerships give us the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of cultural exchanges in the areas of business, education, lifestyle, and the arts. These exchanges can be very rewarding on many levels for our City as well as the Sister City involved. To that …

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News From Sunny Isles Beach K-8 School

Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8 School

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (August 4, 2016) – Our K-8 community school is one of the finest in the Miami-Dade County Public School (MDCPS) system having received an “A” rating from the State of Florida every year since its inception. After nine years of dedicated service to Sunny Isles Beach K-8 and 36 years within the MDCPS system our school’s …

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Sunny Isles Beach Sister Cities

Photo: Coastline and High-rise Building in Netanya, Israel

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Friday, July 29, 2016) – Sixty years ago, an organization was created by President Eisenhower during a White House summit on citizen diplomacy. By establishing Sister Cities International (SCI), he envisioned a network that would be a champion for peace and prosperity by fostering bonds between people from different communities around the world. By forming …

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A City That Keeps On Giving

A Photo of the Beach Coastline in Sunny Isles Beach and the skyline that lines the coast.

By Isaac Aelion, Commissioner (June 29, 2016) – Everyone is familiar with the expression “a gift that keeps on giving“. Well, I like to think that we are a City that keeps on giving to our residents. The City of Sunny Isles Beach which measures only 1.25 square miles in size and has today a population of 21,962 residents, will soon …

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To Do List

A photo of the Sunny Isles Beach shuttle bus.

By Christopher J. Russo, Former City Manager (June 29, 2016) – A few things for our ‘to do’ list! The desirability of our City continues to grow while all the improvements and related construction continues. I would like to use this opportunity to let our residents know about things you can do to make your stay or daily life more …

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