VILLAGE MEETINGS & EVENTS
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
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 www.cutlerbay-fl.gov 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 here. JUNE 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 videos! JUNE 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