George Scholl

The $10 Billion Sandbar

The $10 Billion Sandbar

A few months ago I was asked to give a speech to the Aventura Marketing Counsel about the past and present of Sunny Isles Beach. After a number of people asked me for copies, I realized the ‘$10 Billion Sandbar,’ the history of how our city has grown to nearly ...

Read More »

State of the City, Jan. 15, 2015

Citizens of Sunny Isles Beach, it is with great pleasure that I deliver my first State of the City address as your new Mayor. Since I have only been in office a little over one month, I want to point out that much of the progress that I will be ...

Read More »

Government in the Sunshine

Government in the Sunshine

We are most fortunate to live in a city with some of the highest rates of daily sunshine in the country. So with a title like “Government in the Sunshine”, you might think that this article is going to be about the weather. Well in Florida Government-in-the-Sunshine has a double ...

Read More »

The Charter Revision commission

The Character Revision commission

During last month’s City Commission meeting each of your elected officials nominated one member of the public to create a Charter Revision Commission (CRC). Since CRC’s are convened so infrequently many of us are not aware of why we have them and what this group does for our community. This ...

Read More »

Why Wi-Fi in Sunny Isles Beach?

#33-wi-fi-signs-featured

Before being elected to the City Commission and over the past number of years of serving on the commission, I have always been a strong advocate for as much public Wi-Fi access as possible throughout Sunny Isles Beach. Yes, I admit it I am a technical enthusiast, often times called ...

Read More »