NEAT STREETS MIAMI GRANT:
The Neat Streets Grant provides funds for municipalities and organizations in Miami-Dade County to plant trees. This year, the City of Sunny Isles Beach was awarded a $14,000 grant.
TREE PLANTING LOCATION:
Over the summer, 49 trees were planted along 172 street, 182 Drive, 181 Street and North Bay Road. By the end of 2018, a total of 181 new trees have been planted.
To provide a safer and enhanced pedestrian route as an option to Collins Avenue, improve the sidewalk experience, increase shade, lower sun exposure, and improve transportation.
The second phase of the City’s Tree Planting project began at the end of May 2018 and was completed in October 2018.
ABOUT NEAT STREETS MIAMI:
Neat Streets Miami is a multi-jurisdictional county board dedicated to the maintenance and beautification of transportation gateways, corridors and connections. Launched by Neat Streets Miami, the Million Trees Miami Campaign is a community-wide effort to plant 1 million trees by 2020 in order to achieve a 30% tree canopy cover for Miami-Dade County.