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  • JULY 4 - Independence Day Celebration

    Join us this Independence Day as Palmetto Bay residents, friends and neighbors come together to celebrate America's 240th Birthday on a grand scale from 5 pm - 10 pm, at our emerging Downtown Palmetto Bay. The Village will ring in Independence Day with patriotic spirit and pride in a day filled with wholesome, all-American fun for the entire family! Read more JUNE 16, 2016

  • July 4 - Modified Park Hours on Independence Day

    Residents, please be advised that the following Village Parks will have modified hours of operation on Independence Day: Coral Reef Park/Tennis Center will close at 5pm, Thalatta Estate will be closed all day, Palmetto Bay Park will be partially open (due to the required fireworks safety buffer zone, only the east parking lot and basketball courts will be open to the public), and Perrine Wayside (Dog) Park and Ludovici Park will remain open. All parks will resume their regular hours of operation on Tuesday, July 5th. Thank you!

  • July 4 - Village Hall Closed for Independence Day

  • Spend Your Summer in Palmetto Bay

    Online registration for Camp Palmetto Bay & Tennis Summer Camp is still open. Check out the camp flyer, parent survival guide, and calendar of events for camp dates, locations, fees and camp program information. JUN 27, 2016

  • JUNE 23 - Village Council Takes Big Leap Toward Downtown Palmetto Bay

    Breaking News: The Palmetto Bay Village Council heard and approved the site plans for the first two downtown projects at the Zoning Hearing on Monday, June 21, catapulting the dream of Downtown Palmetto Bay into fruition. Read more. JUNE 23, 2016

Happening in Palmetto Bay


    JULY 04 - Independence Day: Village Hall will be closed in observance of Independence Day
    JULY 04 - Independence Day: Third Annual Independence Day Celebration, Village Hall, 5 pm
    JULY 05 - Special Council Meeting: Share input at Special Council Meeting, Village Hall, 7 pm
    JULY 06 - Partnership Advisory Committee: Attend committee workshop, Village Hall, 6:30 pm
    JULY 07 - Sunshine Meeting: Discussion on Parks Master Plan & Village website, Village Hall, 1 pm
    JULY 11 - Regular Council Meeting: Attend monthly council meeting, Village Hall, 7 pm
    JULY 12 - Education Advisory Committee: Share input at committee meeting, Village Hall, 6:30 pm
    JULY 25 - Veteran's Park Committee: Attend committee meeting, 16401 SW 90 Ave., 7pm



    Independence Day is almost here and the Village of Palmetto Bay wants to ensure a joyous and safe holiday celebration! Our Policing Unit will be out in full-force ensuring the safety of all of our Independence Day Celebration patrons. As a precaution, ALL bags and coolers will be checked upon entering the 3 designated entry points:

    • US1 & Franjo Road
    • US1 & E. Hibiscus Street
    • Franjo Road & SW 180th St

    Read more.

    Miami Dade County Hurricane Guide ... Miami Dade County is offering great resources and informational links to help residents remain prepared during Hurricane Season.

    Residents: Beware of IRS Scam ... Should you receive a United States Treasury scam telephone call or if you believe that you have been a victim of an IRS Impersonation Scam, please click here to report it.

    Mayor Flinn wants you to know: “Yes, we have alligators in our SFWMD canals” ... Mayor Flinn responds to some concerns by providing information concerning alligators that periodically are found in our community canals.  You can read his blog post from June 16, 2016, which has informational links and a Guide on living with Alligators. JUNE 17, 2016

    Community Conversations: Aging in Miami-Dade County ...  The Town of Cutler Bay has partnered with the Alliance for Aging and other agencies to host the Community Conversations: Aging in Miami-Dade County event on Monday June 27, 2016 from 9AM-11AM at Town Hall in Suite #510. Please visit for more information. JUNE 16, 2016

    Village Responds to Telephone Town Hall Voice Mails...the Village recently held its first ever Telephone Town Hall this past Sunday.  A larger than usual number of residents participated and asked questions during the 45-minute session.  Those who did not have an opportunity to ask their questions during the session, had the option of leaving voice mail messages for the Village.  See the questions posed via voice mail and the Village's answers hereJUNE 10, 2016

    Get To Know MPO's SMART Plan for Rapid Transit ... The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) approved the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan to advance 6 rapid transit corridors and transit supportive projects countywide.  The next step is to identify costs and funding sources for the development & environmental phase.  Watch this short video and get to know SMART!

    Palmetto Bay Recognized as a 2016 Playful City USA ... The Village of Palmetto Bay is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the seventh time. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. Read more.

    Office of Emergency Management Survey ... The Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management is conducting a study to better understand the emergency evacuation and disaster preparedness needs of its residents. Please take a moment to complete the survey by clicking here. All completed surveys are eligible for a prize drawing. JUNE 09, 2016

    Mosquito Spraying Update...Mayor Flinn recently reached out to Miami-Dade County for an update on the mosquito spraying schedule for Palmetto Bay.  According to the County's Solid Waste Management Department, they will begin the area-wide spraying as soon as surveillance data indicates that the established mosquito population baseline has been exceeded.  The Department added that they are responding to complaints concerning mosquitoes that breed in containers.  We will continue to keep you posted on any new updates.  More information is available on the county website.   JUNE 08, 2016

    Mayor Flinn, Councilwoman Cunningham and Councilman Schaffer give their closing comments and thank everyone who turned out for the Tri-City Hurricane Workshop as we gear up for the start of another hurricane season in South Florida.  Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay and Pinecrest, assisted also by our County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava featured news and information to help you prepare for any potential storm.  See event photos and videosJUNE 04, 2016

    SFWMD Wants You to Have the Facts ... The South Florida Water Management District wants you to know what being done to help South Florida address the potential future impacts of saltwater intrusion on drinking water supplies and to reiterate that SFWMD has been aggressively working with utilities and local governments to ensure adequate future water supply for decades. Read more.  JUNE 02, 2016

    Palmetto Bay Awarded "Champion of PTA" ... The Village of Palmetto Bay was awarded the “Champion of PTA” by the Dade County Council of PTA/PTSAs at their annual gala. Nominated by Palmetto Senior High, this award recognizes a community partner instrumental in the success of PTSA efforts to support a school. The Village is honored for the countywide recognition and will continue to support local schools. Read more. MAY 31, 2016

    Zika Flash Report #4 ... The Miami-Dade County Emergency Operations Center has issued Flash Report #4 regarding the Zika Virus. Click here to read the full report.  MAY 06, 2016

    Commissioner Suarez joins cities and the state in support of Light Rail... In a letter to County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, County Commissioner Xavier Suarez expresses his support for the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that is currently being negotiated between the Coalition of Cities and Miami-Dade County to bring a Light Rail Transit system to South Dade! APR 07, 2016


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