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Join the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department on the Information Superhighway

By Captain Dwight Snyder Information and the timely delivery of pertinent news to our residents and guests will always be a cornerstone of our community policing philosophy. In keeping with that belief, the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department is pleased to announce our new crime prevention feature found on our Twitter and Facebook pages. Following your police department using these …

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Annual Photo Contest

Image announcing the Annual Photo Contest Submission deadline is September 1.

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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Back to School Safety Tips

Group photo of the SIB Police chief with SIB residents relaying Back to School tips.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 — As the beginning of another school year approaches we recognize that the most important thing is the safety of our children. Please review this Back to School Safety Tips video to ensure you and your child are ready for the start of a new year!  

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US Army Corps of Engineers Awards Contract for Sunny Isles Beach Shoreline Renourishment Project

Aerial photo of the Sunny Isles Beach shoreline.

Monday, August 14, 2017 — Article by: Erica Skolte 561-340-1527 Erica.A.Skolte@usace.army.mil The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract on August 9 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for $8,605,564.33, for the Sunny Isles Beach shoreline renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. Eastman Aggregate will renourish critically …

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Beach Sand Renourishment Project, Sunny Isles Beach

Aerial image of the beach announcing the Public Meeting regarding the Beach Sand Renourishment Project in Sunny Isles Beach.

A beach sand renourishment project is currently underway in Sunny Isles Beach that will add additional sand to eroding areas of our beach. This federal project, led by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with Miami-Dade County, the City of Sunny Isles Beach and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, will place approximately 140,000 cubic yards of …

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Collins Avenue Undergrounding Remedial Asphalt Repairs

This shows the 7.5 mile stretch of road that will be improved after the City-Wide Resurfacing Capital Project.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 — By City Manager Chris Russo As of August 1, 2017, 1,854 Linear Feet (LF) of repairs have been accomplished from 180th Street southbound to 172nd Street. 600 LF of the main trench southbound from 172nd Street to Haulover Park was completed August 2, 2017. The northbound 1000 LF of main trench from Haulover Park to …

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Sunny Isles Beach Lowers Millage Rate for 7th Year in a Row

Aerial photo of a Sunny Isles Beach residential area.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 — By Mayor George “Bud” Scholl No one likes paying taxes and property taxes are no exception! However, I have good news regarding the portion of our property taxes that are collected for operating our City. We take our responsibility for keeping the City’s property taxes as low as possible very seriously. In fact, for the …

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Update From the City Manager on the Status of City Projects

Aerial photo of Sunny Isles Beach depicting city projects.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 — By Chris Russo, City Manager It’s summer time and the living is getting easier. The summer started with a great 20th Anniversary Party which included a visit from our newest Sister City, Punta del Este, Uruguay. The festivities featured a new “nightclub” type party at Heritage Park, our traditional barbecue in Town Center Park – …

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Empowering Condominium Owners

Photo of a crowd at the Town Hall Meeting with Rene Garcia.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 — By Commissioner Jeanette Gatto Don’t let anyone tell you that the residents of the City of Sunny Isles Beach are not civic minded. On June 29th the City scheduled a Town Hall meeting featuring State Senator Rene Garcia. Senator Garcia is responsible for co-writing FL State Bill 1682, the new condominium law. This bill directly …

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