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Miami-Dade County Condominium Special Assessment Program

View of Sunny Isles Beach Condominiums and skyline on a clear day with blue skies.

Miami-Dade County is offering some condo owners loans up to $50,000 to cover costs associated with special assessments. Miami-Dade County is now providing funding assistance to help condominium owners pay for special assessments that can arise from building recertifications. Qualifying owners making less than 140% of the area median income (AMI) can get up to $50,000 in assistance to pay …

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A Message from the Mayor: NSE/SIB K-8 School

NSE SIB K-8 School

By Larisa Svechin, Mayor (Friday, March 3, 2023) – Each day more and more families are choosing South Florida as a new permanent home. Sunny Isles Beach is the most desirable location for settling down, for numerous reasons. Our school is a top reason many young families move here. It is also the most overcrowded K-8 in Miami-Dade County. Like many, …

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Keeping Local Dining Smoke Free

Female feet with picture no smoking painted on the grey sidewalk

By Jerry Joseph, Vice Mayor (Friday, March 3, 2023) – One of my goals as a Sunny Isles Beach Commissioner is to advance smoke free dining throughout our city, though we are on our own regarding state assistance. As the current State Statute regarding indoor smoking stands, restaurants with outdoor seating under cover, fall under the 50% or less open …

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Resources from Miami-Dade County

Aerial view of Sunny Isles Beach

By Alex Lama, Commissioner (Friday, March 3, 2023) – Hello, dear friends and neighbors – it’s been a while. I hope that you are doing well. 2022 sure tested our spirits and further trained us to be resilient. I am positive that 2023 will be a better year for us in Sunny Isles Beach and our surrounding communities. Based on …

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Commissioner Fabiola Stuyvesant Travels to DC to Advocate for Issues Impacting Sunny Isles Beach, Other Municipalities

Commissioner Fabiola Stuyvesant in Washington DC with Florida Representatives.

(Friday, March 3, 2023) – Fabiola Stuyvesant, Commissioner for the City of Sunny Isles Beach, traveled to Washington, D.C., last month to meet with members of Florida’s congressional delegation and advocate for key federal issues that affect municipalities, including Sunny Isles Beach. “I want to express my deepest gratitude to all the lawmakers, and their staff, that took the time …

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Celebrating Women’s History Month in Sunny Isles Beach

Women's History Month March 2023

Women’s History Month gives us an opportunity to shed light on the contributions of the many women who have been influential in our city’s history. This March we recognize four women who have left an extraordinary legacy in Sunny Isles Beach — Dr. Connie Morrow, Lila Kauffman, Roslyn Brezin, and Senator Gwen Margolis. Dr. Connie Morrow was one of the …

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Sunny Isles Beach PD Participates in High Visibility Enforcement Program to Improve Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Every Bicyclist and Pedestrian is important to someone. Motorists slow down and share the road.

(February 24, 2023) – Miami-Dade County ranks in the top 25 counties in Florida for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists. To help reverse this trend, the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department is participating in the Florida Department of Transportation High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) Program aimed at educating motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians on Florida’s …

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AARP Tax Aide

AARP Tax Aide Free Preparation & Filing

AARP Tax Aide will offer free tax preparation service to seniors 50+ with low to moderate incomes on Thursday, March 2 and Thursday, March 9, 2023, at the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center, 1st Floor Meeting Room. Appointments are available between 10 AM – 2 PM. Anyone with an income greater than $72,000 is not eligible for this service. Appointments …

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Miami-Dade County 2024 Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program

Mickey Steinberg Miami-Dade County District 4

Small businesses may be eligible to receive up to $2,500 Small business owners in Miami-Dade’s District 4 are invited to apply for Commissioner Micky Steinberg’s Annual Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program. Applicants may be eligible to receive up to $2,500, depending on the number of applicants, which can be used for purchasing equipment, supplies, inventory, commercial liability insurance, …

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State of the City 2023

2023 State of the City Mayor Larisa Svechin

By Larisa Svechin, Mayor It is my distinct privilege to be giving the 2023 State of the City Address for the first time as your Mayor. I first moved to Sunny Isles Beach in 1987 and am committed to furthering my previous work on the City Commission, now as your duly elected mayor.    Going into our 25th year, 2022 was …

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