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Emergency Order 08-20

EMERGENCY ORDER 08 AND SUPPLEMENT TO

DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, on March 12, 2020 the City Manager declared a Local Emergency as a result of COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager has extended the declared state of Local Emergency every seven (7) days since that date; and

WHEREAS, on March 22, 2020, the City Manager issued Emergency Order 01-20, establishing a curfew and closing all gymnasiums, fitness centers, and swimming pools located in condominiums, rental apartments, condominium hotels, hotels, and motels; and

WHEREAS, on March 26, 2020, the City Manager issued Emergency Order 02-20 and Supplement to Declared State of Emergency, ordering individuals to remain at home other than to engage in essential activities, and adopting Miami-Dade County Mayor Gimenez’s Emergency Order 10-20 regarding hotels, motels, short-term vacation rentals and other commercial lodging establishments; and

WHEREAS, on April 8, 2020, the City Manager issued Emergency Order 03-20 and Supplement to Declared State of Emergency, limiting construction activities in multi-family buildings; and

WHEREAS, on May 1, 2020, the City Manager issued Emergency Order 06-20 and Supplement to Declared State of Emergency, reopening certain parks and recreational facilities subject to restrictions; and

Whereas, Emergency Order 06-20, Paragraph (3)(A) lists Samson Oceanfront Park, located at 17425 Collins Avenue, as a park that would be opened on a limited basis, subject to the limitations set forth therein; and

WHEREAS, Emergency Order 06-20, Paragraph (3)(B) ordered the continued closure of Newport Fishing Pier, located at 16501 Collins Avenue; and

WHEREAS, Emergency Order 06-20, Paragraph (3)(I) ordered the continued closure of all beaches in Sunny Isles Beach pursuant to Miami-Dade County Emergency Order 06-20; and

WHEREAS, on May 14, 2020 the Governor, via Executive Order 20-122 has allowed Miami-Dade County to proceed to Phase 1 of the Safe, Smart, Step by Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery, subject to the limitations imposed in Executive Order 20-112 paragraphs two through six; and

WHEREAS, On May 15, 2020, Miami Dade County Mayor Gimenez issued Emergency Order 23-20 which permits retail and commercial establishments to open for business, provided that such establishments follow the requirements set forth in the “Moving to a New Normal Handbook” and supplemental guidelines for outdoor restaurants, both attached and incorporated into said order; and

WHEREAS, the City of Sunny Isles Beach desires to relax its restrictions, consistent with the direction taken by Miami Dade County, by rescinding the City’s Emergency Orders 01-20, 02-20, and 03-20, and allowing those activities to be regulated and governed by any existing and future Emergency Orders issued by Miami Dade County Mayor Gimenez; and

WHEREAS, the City of Sunny Isles Beach further desires to amend Emergency Order 06-20, Paragraph (3)(A) to remove Samson Oceanfront Park from the list of parks subject to limited reopening, thereby allowing further public access, but only as expressly stated below; and

WHEREAS, the City of Sunny Isles Beach further desires to amend Emergency Order 06-20, Paragraph (3)(B) to remove Newport Fishing Pier from the list of parks ordered to remain closed, thereby permitting that it reopen, but only as expressly stated  below; and

WHEREAS, the City of Sunny Isles Beach further desires to amend Emergency Order 06-20, Paragraph (3)(I) to remove the language governing beach closures, thus allowing those activities to be regulated and governed by any existing and future Emergency Orders issued by Miami Dade County Mayor Gimenez.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DECLARED AND ORDERED AS FOLLOWS:

  1. Emergency Orders 01-20, 02-20, and 03-20 are hereby rescinded.
  2. Emergency Order 06-20 is hereby amended as follows:
    a. Samson Oceanfront Park shall be removed from the list of parks subject to a limited reopening in Paragraph (3)(A), and said park shall only be governed by the restrictions provided herein:
    i. Hours of Operation: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm, which hours may be amended by the City Manager at his discretion.
    ii. All persons must comply with the protocols set forth in the “Moving to a New Normal Handbook” governing Parks and Open Spaces, as may be amended.

    b. Newport Fishing Pier shall be removed from the list of parks ordered to remain closed in Paragraph (3)(B), thereby permitting that it reopen, and said park shall only be governed by the restrictions provided herein:
    i. Hours of Operation: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm, which hours may be amended by the City Manager at his discretion.
    ii. All persons must comply with the protocols set forth in the “Moving to a New Normal Handbook” governing Parks and Open Spaces, as may be amended.
    iii. Due to the limited number spaces on Newport Fishing Pier, City of Sunny Isles Beach residents will be given preference.

    c. Paragraph (3)(I), mandating beach closures, shall be stricken from the order, thus allowing those activities to be regulated and governed by any existing and future Emergency Orders issued by Miami Dade County Mayor Gimenez.

  1. All prior Emergency Orders shall remain in effect except to the extent modified by this Emergency Order 08.
  2. The provisions of this Emergency Order shall become effective at 7:00 am, Monday, June 1, 2020, and shall expire upon the expiration of the existing State of Local Emergency, as same may be extended by subsequent order or declaration, unless terminated earlier by the City Manager.

Signed Emergency Order 08-20