Stories written by Alan J. Cohen

Letter from the Chair


As I sit at my desk and write my first message, I am truly humbled by the warm welcome I received at the installation last week and so thankful for the incredible opportunity to serve as Chairman of the Board of the best Chamber in the World. It gives me such great pleasure to serve […]

What to do about those pesky mosquitos

#25 Alan J. Cohen

We live in an environment that lends itself to mosquito infestation. Mosquito control is crucial, as they can transmit diseases such as West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever, Encephalitis, Malaria and dog heartworm. The Mosquito Control Division was created over 75 years ago to serve the residents of Miami-Dade County. As a part of the county, […]

Let There Be Light!

Alan J. Cohen, City Manager

Proper lighting throughout our community is very important. Paramount in the minds of most people is that proper lighting creates a safer feeling environment. One of the perennial challenges faced by the City of Sunny Isles Beach is ensuring that the street lights along Collins Avenue are properly functioning. What makes this such a challenge […]