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  • APR 22 - "Shade Palmetto Bay" Annual Free Tree Giveaway

    As part of our Earth Day series of events, residents can stop by Ludovici Park from 8-11 am and pick up any one of the FREE trees available. One tree per residence, please! Residents must provide their own transportation for the trees/saplings and photo ID to show proof of Palmetto Bay residency is required. Click here to pre-register online. More info. here. POSTED 4/21/17

  • MAY 13 - Bridget Allison Pier Playground Dedication

    Please join us on Saturday, May 13th at Coral Reef Park for the Bridget Allison Pier Playground Dedication in memory of Bridget, daughter of our former (and first) Village Clerk, who passed away in 2011.  Bridget was born on May 13, 2004 and attended Coral Reef Elementary School, which adjoins the park’s playground area.  The playground dedication will be held on her birthday to honor her memory. Guest speakers, including members of her family, will open the dedication ceremony at 9 am.  There will also be activities for kids like face painting, a balloon artist, and performances by the chorus group from Coral Reef Elementary School and the orchestra from Southwood Middle School.

  • APR 25 - FIU Master of Public Administration Information Session

    Please join FIU for a Master of Public Administration (MPA) information session on Tuesday, April 25 at the Village Hall starting at 6 pm. The MPA program is top-ranked, nationally recognized, and accredited by NASPAA—The Global Standard in Public Affairs Education and is designed for junior and executive leaders in the public and non-profit sectors. For more information, please contact Ms. Jasmine Negron. Posted 4/20/17

  • APR 21 Park Workshop- You're invited!

    You're invited to our Parks Master Plan Workshops!  We know how important the future of our parks is for our residents and want to make sure your feedback and input is heard.  Please join us at the upcoming workshops in April & May.  Jackie and Greg have all the info. in this videoPosted 4/14/17

  • APR 22 - Earth Day Series of Events

    Villagers of all ages are invited to take part in a wide range of fun-filled green activities -- all free to the public – to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22. Enjoy a free tree giveaway, escorted bike ride, a discovery/nature walk, animal encounter, family yoga demo, live band performances, animal adoptions, and a showing of Ice Age: Collision Course. On Sunday, April 23 we are closing the celebration with a coastal clean-up aboard kayaks. To register for these events or for more information, please click here. Updated 4/5/17

  • SFWMD Governing Board Issues Water Shortage Warning

    Due to falling water levels and extremely dry conditions that are expected to linger, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board issued a water shortage warning to all 8.1 million residents in the agency's 16 counties. Please click here for year-round landscape irrigation conservation measures. Posted 4/13/17

Happening in Palmetto Bay

  • VILLAGE MEETINGS & EVENTS

    APR 21 - PB Comedy Festival: Get your laugh on with Dana Eagle, Thalatta Estate, 6 pm
    APR 21 - Parks Master Plan Meeting: Provide input for Parks Master Plan, Palmetto Bay Park, 7 pm
    APR 22 - Youth Community Involvement Board: Participate at committee meeting, Village Hall, 1:30 pm
    APR 22 - Earth Day: Join us for our series of events as we celebrate Earth Day, Coral Reef Park, Various
    APR 23 - Farmer's Market happening every Sunday @ Coral Reef Park, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    APR 25 - FIU MPA Info. Session: Join FIU for a free info session on MPA program, Village Hall, 6 pm
    APR 25 - Parks & Rec. and Comm. Outreach Committee: Committee meeting, Village Hall, 6:30 pm
    APR 27 - Parks Master Plan Meeting: Provide input for Parks Master Plan, Coral Reef Park, 7 pm
    APR 30 - Farmer's Market happening every Sunday @ Coral Reef Park, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    MAY 01 - Proclamations, presentations, and awards: immediately preceding Council Meeting, 6:30 pm
    MAY 01 - Regular Council Meeting: Attend monthly Council Meeting, Village Hall, 7 pm
    MAY 02 - Heritage Task Force: Provide input at meeting, Feller Comm Room @ Ludovici Park, 6 pm
    MAY 02 - Education Advisory Board: Participate in committee meeting, Village Hall, 6:30 pm
    MAY 04 - Parks Master Plan Public Meeting: Help us shape our future parks, Village Hall, 7 pm
    MAY 07 - Farmer's Market happening every Sunday @ Coral Reef Park, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    MAY 10 - Partnership Adv. Committee: Attend committee meeting, Village Hall, 6:30 pm
    MAY 13 - Bridget Allison Pier Playground Dedication: Join us as we honor Bridget, CRP, 9-10am
    MAY 14 - Farmer's Market happening every Sunday @ Coral Reef Park, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    MAY 15  - Zoning Hearing: Attend monthly Zoning Hearing, Village Hall, 7 pm
    MAY 17 - Committee of the Whole Workshop: Participate in discussion at COW, Village Hall, 7 pm
    MAY 18 - Services & Administrative Adv. Committee: Committee meeting, Village Hall, 6:30 pm
    MAY 21 - Farmer's Market happening every Sunday @ Coral Reef Park, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    MAY 23 - Veterans Park Advisory Committee: provide input at committee meeting, Village Hall, 6:30 pm
    MAY 28 - Farmer's Market happening every Sunday @ Coral Reef Park, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

     

     

    VILLAGE NEWS

    Public Traffic Meetings ... The public outreach phase of the plan has now come to a close. We would like to thank all of our residents who participated in our three district-specific public traffic meetings. In these meetings, residents had the opportunity to hear presentations from our traffic engineer, Marlin Engineering, informing them of the streets within their district that meet the requirements for traffic calming projects. Residents also discussed additional areas of concern, which are already being analyzed by the traffic engineer.  Click on the following links to learn more about the presentations for District 3, District 2, & District 1. Updated 4/21/17

    Police Activity...A situation developed earlier today in the area near SW 87th Avenue and 141th Street.  The Palmetto Bay Policing Unit was present in full force after being notified of a potential suicide attempt.  The subject is safe and has been transported to the hospital.  POSTED 4/17/17

    Weekly Traffic Calming Update ... Everyone is encouraged to attend the Town Hall Meeting hosted by County Commission Chairman Bovo on April 20th to discuss mass transit in South Dade! Check out our Weekly Traffic Calming publication for the week ending April 14th for more information.. Updated 4/1717

    Bridget Allison Pier Playground...The long awaited bronze plaque in memory of Bridget Allison Pier is coming soon to Coral Reef Park! A Council-adopted resolution named the playground after Village resident Bridget Allison Pier. The Bridget Allison Pier Playground will feature new equipment sure to please kids of all ages. A memorial bench currently sits overlooking the small children play area and the new bronze plaque bearing the new playground name will soon be installed in a newly-identified location. Village officials and representatives from Dynamo Playgrounds met today to finalize all plans. More information to come!  Posted 4/5/17

    Palmetto Bay Turns 15...This year, the Village of Palmetto Bay celebrates 15 years of incorporation. Take a look at our 15 Year Anniversary Commemorative Edition with Community Newspaper and get a glimpse into how our Village has evolved over the past 15 years and learn about Palmetto Bay's rich history. Happy Birthday Palmetto Bay! 

    Temporary Speed Humps on SW 78 Avenue between SW 144 Street and 139 Terrace have been completed. We will continue to post information about upcoming removals and installation related to the Temporary Speed Hump program here and on social media.  Updated 4/5/17

    Final Repairs to Rubberized Walking Trail Being Performed This Week ... Final repairs will be made to the rubberized walking trails located on the east side of Coral Reef Park this week. Partial closures of the track are anticipated in the areas where construction will be taking place. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience while work is being performed to restore the walking path to its original condition.  Please feel free to contact the Public Services Department at 305-969-5011 should you have any further questions. Posted 4/4/17

    March Recap ... Get in the know!  Check out the latest edition of "Inside Palmetto Bay" as Greg and Jackie bring you a recap of all that happened in the Village during the month of March, from our Annual Picnic Celebration to the most current legislation adopted by your Village Council. Posted 4/3/17

    Village Sidewalk Improvements Underway ... The Public Services Department has begun its annual Village-wide sidewalk improvement project. Click here to view the list of the repairs that are currently being performed throughout the Village. The list specifies all of the areas that will be worked on for FY16-17, with the highlighted lines indicating areas that have already been completed. Please continue to contact Public Services at 305-969-5011 to report any sidewalk concerns in your area. Posted 3/20/17

    Hot off the press! The Spring-Summer Edition of our Play-by-Play Recreation Guide is now available featuring the artwork of Fabien Lilavois (8th grade) from Southwood Middle School who won our Earth Day Art Contest! Updated 3/29/17

    Mayor Attends Florida League of Cities (FLC) 2017 Legislative Action Days ... Village of Palmetto Bay Mayor Eugene Flinn attended the Florida League of Cities (FLC) 2017 Legislative Action Days. Attendees were provided with detailed information on the League’s legislative priorities and positions. Click here to review the position page provided by the FLC, as well as information on the legislative prioritiesUpdated 3/24/17

    Downtown Urban Village Code...Wondering what the DUV is?  Learn about the Downtown Urban Village code in this short but informational videoPosted 3/16/17

    Traffic & Mobility Town Hall...thank you to everyone who came out for the Traffic and Mobility Town Hall last night. Special thanks to MPO Executive Director Aileen Boucle, MDC Deputy Director Frank Guyamier and Commissioner Levine Cava.  Transit and the SMART plan were discussed at this Town Hall and a presentation concerning the DUV was made by Interim Planning Director, Travis Kendall.  See the Manager's and the Mayor's presentations to the County Commissioners and the presentation by former FDOT Secretary Cleary explaining the financial considerations for the project. POSTED 3/17/17

    Downtown Redevelopment Presentation...if you missed the presentation by renowned land planner and architect, Victor Dover, FAICP, LEED-AP, CNU-ACCREDITED, catch it again on WBAY or watch it now on your computer or mobile device. Updated 3/16/17

    Participate in Education Survey ... The Village of Palmetto Bay's Education Advisory Committee has partnered with Miami Palmetto Adult Education & Community School to offer classes and activities that are fun and engaging. Please take a brief survey to tell us what kind of activities and classes you are interested in taking.

    Rabies Alert ... The Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Miami-Dade has confirmed a second raccoon, killed by a car in the Kendall area, has tested positive for rabies and has prompted a 60 day alert. In response, DOH-Miami-Dade is extending the rabies alert boundaries in Miami-Dade County as follows: SW 72nd Street (Sunset Drive) to the North, SW 128th Street to the South, SW 87th Avenue to the East, Florida Turnpike to the West. Rabies vaccinations play a crucial role as the first defense for your pet against this deadly disease. Ensure your dogs and cats are protected by keeping rabies vaccinations up-to-date. Click here for more information.

    County Pilot Program on Old Cutler Road...In an effort to lessen the traffic impact on Farmer Road, the Village has re-installed temporary speed humps between SW 136 Street and Old Cutler Road that will remain in place for the duration of the 90-day county pilot project. The Miami-Dade County's Department of Transportation and Public Works initiated the pilot project  on Jan. 31 to assess whether traffic conditions are improved by restricting northbound left turns at the intersection of Old Cutler Road and SW 136 Street.  Updated 2/1/17

    2017 Legislative Priorities for the Village ... The 2017 State Legislative Session is currently underway.  See the legislative priorities for the Village of Palmetto Bay this year.

    You Can Do It With "Get Fit Palmetto Bay 2017"... a yearlong fitness and wellness program for the entire community.  Take advantage of wellness workshops, fitness classes and more throughout 2017 to reach your personal fitness goals. Posted 1/17/17

    Mosquito Protection Awareness...We encourage all residents to visit our Mosquito Protection Awareness page for updates, links and information about the Zika virus and protecting yourself and your home from mosquitoes.

     

     

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