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The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013. The meeting will begin with three special presentations: first, recognition of Assistant City Clerk Mauricio Betancur upon obtaining the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. Next, there will be a presentation by Mayor Norman […]

Spotlight On – Roberto Garcia Marquez

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Not everyone can claim winning third place in an international art contest at the young age of eleven years old. However Roberto Garcia Marquez has done just that. Roberto has always had a natural artistic talent and much of his work has been showcased throughout the State of Florida. When Roberto was 21 years of […]

SPOTLIGHT ON….Stuart Paskow

SPOTLIGHT ON....Stuart Paskow

If there is one thing Sunny Isles Beach resident Stuart Paskow knows well, it’s how to be charitable. Stuart is the Chief Executive Officer of Mitch Stuart, Inc., and is responsible for raising nearly a billion dollars of revenue for charities and nonprofit organizations through the company he started with his partner Michelle Cohen. Stuart […]

The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2013. We open the meeting with two very special presentations. First, Employee Recognition Certificates of Appreciation will be presented to the following City employees: Marline PierreSaint, Cheryl Williams and Corey Swan. Next, a Proclamation will be presented to Carrie Scriffignano who […]

Flag day celebration

Flag day celebration

Winston Towers 700 celebrated Flag Day on June 20th with an event honoring a war veteran who is a resident of the building. Adolfo Gallon, Property Manager, presented the flag to Mr. Frances Labate, a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. Residents, along with members of the City Commission, were invited to […]

The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013. The meeting opens with five special presentations: Certificates of Appreciation awards will be presented to three outstanding City employees: Inna Kartunova, Yelena Vinokur and K-9 Officer “Diesel” and his partner Corporal Rob Ostrov. A Proclamation presented to Sally J. Alayon, […]

The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The meeting opens with three special presentations: 1) An award presentation to Shayaan Subzwari, a student at the Norman S. Edelcup SIB K8 School, who won the 73rd Miami Herald Spelling Bee Contest.2) Certificates of Appreciation will be awarded to […]

The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2013. The meeting opens with several special presentations: 1. A Proclamation designating 2013 as “The 500th Anniversary of the European Discovery of Florida”. 2. A Proclamation designating March 2013 as “Bike305 Month”. 3. A presentation of Certificates of Appreciation to both […]

Miami Dade Fire Rescue Proudly Serving Our Community

Every year the Miami Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) delivers their annual report to the City Commission detailing services to our area. The report for 2012 recently arrived from the County’s new Fire Chief, Dave Downey. The Miami Dade Fire Rescue is considered one of the most elite fire rescue departments in the country and is […]

The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2013. The meeting opens with a very special presentation to three employees who are the recipients of the Employee Recognition Award. They are: Desiree Liguori, Officer Patty Gonzalez and Evelyn Trammell. THERE WILL BE A FIRST READING OF THREE ORDINANCES: • […]

The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2012. The meeting opens with a presentation of the winners of the 2013 City Calendar photo contest. Next, the City Commission will present a Proclamation proclaiming Thursday, December 20, 2012 as “Kiwanis Club of North Miami Beach and Sunny Isles Beach […]

Lehman Causeway soon to welcome bike riders

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Next month construction will begin for the installation of eastbound and westbound bike lanes on the Lehman Causeway. This is the first interstate program of its kind in the area. A few years ago Vice Mayor Lewis J. Thaler advocated for bike lanes and a pedestrian walkway on the Lehman Causeway but at the time […]

The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2012. The meeting opens with a special presentation by representatives of H e n g c h u n / K e n t i n g , Taiwan as a possible sister city to Sunny Isles Beach. THERE ARE TWO […]

The City Commission Agenda

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2012. The meeting opens with 5 Special Presentations: A presentation to the Sunny Isles Beach Dragon Boat Race Team. Certificates of Appreciation to be presented to three employees: Officer Norberto “Nory” Alvarez, Clayton L. Parker, and David Blanco. A presentation to […]

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