Village News

Thriving Downtowns ... Miami Today reports on how South Florida municipalities -- including Palmetto Bay -- are striving to create thriving downtown districts. APR 15, 2014

Crime Report ... The weekly Crime & Incident Report has just been posted by the Village Policing Unit for your review. APR 15, 2014

Council e-Mail ... Contact the entire Village Council as a group with one quick click. Send a group e-mail to the Mayor, Vice Mayor, and District 1-2-3 Councilmembers via APR 11, 2014

Downtown Survey ... Residents shared their views on our downtown redevelopment inititative in a survey ended March 14. See results. Also check out this videoAPR 07, 2014

Garage Sales ... For those who register their Village garage sales, we provide free postings every Friday. Also check out Judy's latest garage-sale shopping tip. APR 11, 2014

Downtown Event Video ... "A Downtown Experience" features coverage of the festive evening, March 14, hosted by the Redevelopment Task Force. Also see photos. APR 08, 2014

Lt. Carreno Honored ... Policing Unit's Lt. Jorge Carreno is recognized for 30 years of service with Miami-Dade County Police. APR 7, 2014

Roadway Projects ... Village and County Public Works Dept's conduct separate -- but equally impressive -- roadway enhancement operations around town. APR 02, 2014

New FPL Poles ... A total of 44 power-line poles will soon be replaced here. Residents will get FPL reminder letters 2-weeks prior to work starting. APR 01, 2014

Thalatta Hours ... Palmetto Bay's own bay-side park is open for your enjoyment Tuesday-Thursday and all day Sunday (except for private events) for a total of 26 hours a week. Visit Thalatta Estate soon! MAR 20, 2014.

Parks Calendar ... The Parks & Recreation dept. has updated its calendar of events and its list of park-activity/programming contacts. APR 03, 2014

Check Register ... Finance Department just posted the Village check register for the month of February for your review. APR.03, 2014

IBus Service Update ... Route-A was back in service April 15. Village IBus Route-B also is fully operationalafter a brief service interruption. APR 15, 2014

Village News Archive

George Johnson Way ... Council approved co-designation of SW 144 Terr. between SW 68 Ct. and SW 68 Ave. as "George Johnson Way." Unveiling is set for April 17 at 9:30 a.m. See recent News. APR 03, 2014

Downtown Road Shows ... Schedule a group meeting to learn about downtown Palmetto Bay. Also see the DRTF Blog for details on this grass roots effort at sparking growth in the Franjo Triangle/Island District. OCT 29, 2013

Youth Arts Fest ... Join the Mayor and Council as they officially welcome the 5th Annual Celebrate Youth Arts Festival at Thalatta Estate, April 13. Read moreAPR 13, 2014

Pick the Flick ... One of the many exciting programs during Earth Week each year is Movie Night. One last chance to help us "Pick the Flick." APR 03, 2014

Bike to Work ... Councilmember Lindsay joined County Mayor Gimenez at the South Miami Metrorail Station for “Bike to Work Day," April 2. Residents also joined in the fun. Read more. APR 03, 2014

Run Fur Fun ... Join the Mayor/Council at “Run FUR Fun 5K,” Saturday at the Palmetto Bay Village Center. Registration for this charity run/walk event is at 7 a.m., Funds to benefit Paws 4 You. APR 5, 2014

Village Attorney Appointed ... During a Special Council Meeting, Council unanimously approves appointment of new Village Attorney Dexter W. Lehtinen. MAR 19, 2014

A Downtown Experience ... 850 residents gathered March 14 at "A Downtown Experience" for a festive and informative evening hosted by the Redevelopment Task Force. See photos. MARCH 15, 2014

Seafood Festival ... 10th Annual Deering Seafood Festival was a huge success 10,000 people gathered for amazing seafood. Read more in Miami-Hal's blog -- and view video on Facebook. MAR 30, 2014

Superstars in Headlines ... Southwood Superstars Dance Team are featured in the current edition of Palmetto Bay News. MAR 20, 2014

Tree Trimming ... FPL is trimming trees in multiple areas of Palmetto Bay through March. Please visit our Public Works page for maintenance line clearing info and maps. MAR 01, 2014

PBBA Luncheon ... Palmetto Bay Business Association (PBBA) hosts its monthly Networking Luncheon, Thursday, April 3. Guest speaker to discuss topic of Human Trafficking at 11:30 a.m. MAR 31, 2014

Dog Park Closes ... Perrine Wayside Dog Park closes Tuesday morning (every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of month) so staff may conduct pest control -- and make the park generally more enjoyable. MAR 15, 2014

"Like" us Now ... If you like Palmetto Bay, "Like" our official Facebook -- and get all the fast breaking news re Village news, events, programs, and policy. MAR 04, 2014

Park Program Contacts ... If you need to reach out to any of the program providers serving our Parks system, start here with this comprehensive Parks Programming Contact list. SEP 13, 2013

Village Green Website ... Visiting Palmetto Bay's Environmental News Feed on our Village Green page for green news and views. NOV 18, 2013

Resident e-Newsletter ... Get the latest edition of e-Currents, featuring final details on free food and sponsors of "A Downtown Experience," this Friday at Village Hall. MAR 13, 2014

Bike Ride Day … The 5th Annual Community Bike Ride, sponsored by School Board Vice Chair Larry Feldman and the Village of Pinecrest is March 15. Free helmets and giveaways. MAR 15, 2014

2014 Picnic Huge Success ... So glad you joined us Saturday at the 12th Annual Celebration Picnic. The event was a huge success, thanks to you -- and our sponsors. Please see the first set of photos. MAR 01, 2014

Police Blood Drive ... Policing Unit hosts a blood drive, March 14, 1 - 3 p.m. in the Village Hall parking lot. Get a free T-shirt, plus a wellness check. Read more. MAR 14, 2014

DRTF Outreach ... Downtown Redevelopment Task Force hosted an outreach meeting at Howard Drive Elementary, March 14. Excerpts of this video were presented. MAR 14, 2014

EDC Golf Tournament ... Palmetto Bay is again sponsoring the EDC's Annual Golf Tournament, March 10 at Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club. Get individual and foursome golfer registration info. MAR 10, 2014

Business Luncheon ... Palmetto Bay Business Association hosts its monthly Networking Luncheon, March 6 at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy guest speaker Ron Magill, Communications Director/Zoo Goodwill Ambassador. MAR 06, 2014

EDC Hosts Luncheon ... In conjunction with Job Corps' 50 Year Anniversary, the Economic Development Council hosts its Community Outreach Luncheon March 13 in Homestead. Read more. MAR 13, 2014

Downtown Restaurants ... Palmetto Bay's Downtown is hungry for new eateries, as the Florida restaurant industry expects a big boost in sales this year. View Downtown Redevelopment news. JAN. 23, 2014

IBus Route-B is Back ... The Village's IBus Route-B is back in operation starting the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 25. Sorry for any inconvenience. FEB 25, 2014

Mangowood Garage Sale ... One of the most popular annual events in the community, the Mangowood Garage Sale, took place Feb. 22. See video coverage. FEB. 22, 2014

Perrine Road Show ... This community outreach video was presented at the Perrine Elementary School PTA meeting by the Downtown Redevelopment Village Task Force. Request your own meeting today. FEB 13, 2014

Downtown Moves Forward ... Council approved four Resolutions at a Special Meeting Jan. 23 allowing the Task Force to proceed with revitalization. Read more. Join an Outreach Meeting. JAN. 23, 20

Commissioner's Movie Night ... County Commissioner Lynda Bell hosts a Family Movie Night showing of Disney's "The Princess & the Frog," Feb. 21 (6-10 p.m.), at South Dade Park. FEB 21, 2014 

Village Attorney Selection ... Council holds a Council Workshop Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. to hear proposals and to interview candidates for Village Attorney/Professional Legal Services. FEB 19, 2014

Route-B is Back ... IBus Route-B is back on the road serving Village commuters after some repairs. Route-A is still down due to staffing issues. Sorry for any inconvenience. Contact us with questions. FEB 12, 2014

Tree Trimming ... FPL is trimming trees in multiple areas of Palmetto Bay through February. Please visit our Public Works page for maintenance line clearing info and maps. FEB 01, 2014

S&P Upgrades Village ... Standard & Poor's raises Palmetto Bay's bond rating to "AA" and reports on our "strong management conditions... consistently balanced operations." JAN 14, 2014

Lost & Found ... A new independently managed website for lost & found pets has been designed and launched for Village residents to use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Check it out. OCT 30, 2013

Water Pressure ... County crews are performing emergency water-pipe replacements through Sunday morning, which may cause a drop in water pressure. FEB 8, 2013

Palmer Trinity Meetings ... Palmer Trinity hosts a Community Outreach Meeting on the status of campus development, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. Contact the school's Communications Office for details. FEB 4, 2013

Picnic for 4,000 ... Village Events staff is busy planning the 12th Annual Celebration Picnic, March 1. Now is also the time to consider a corporate sponsorship. Read more. JAN 24, 2013

Free Tree Mulch ... County waste collection customers are converting your Christmas trees into free mulch. Read more. JAN. 15, 2014

Education Committee ... Two new members of the Education Advisory Committee will be appointed at the Jan. 6 Council Meeting. JAN 6, 2014

New Planning Administrator ... Get to know our new Planning & Zoning Administrator, Travis Kendall, in the latest edition of Palmetto Bay News. DEC. 16, 2013

Education Committee ... Three members of the Education Advisory Committee were appointed during the December Regular Council Meeting. Two seats remain open. DEC. 9, 2013

Vice Mayor Town Hall ... VM John DuBois hosts a Town Hall discussion Jan. 6 concerning the financial projections of our Downtown Redevelopment initiative, Village Hall at 5 p.m. JAN 6, 2014

Boat Parade Saturday ... The 4th Annual Holiday Boat Parade & Canned Food Drive happens Dec. 21, thanks to the Palmetto Bay Canal Association. DEC 21, 2013

Help with Food Drive ... Please bring your non-perishable food donations to Village Hall by Friday, Dec. 20. to assist the Palmetto Bay Canal Association in their food drive to benefit Chapman Partnership. DEC 17, 2013

Holiday Schedule ... Please refer to the Village's Holiday Schedule before heading out to visit our parks or Village Hall over the next few weeks. DEC. 17, 2013

Tree Trimming ... FPL is trimming trees around power lines on Village's south side. Get info and a boundary map of affected properties where crews are working through December. DEC. 9, 2013

Fire Station Town Hall ... Mayor Stanczyk hosts a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Town Hall Meeting Dec. 11 at Village Hall to discuss a proposed Fire Station at the USDA property. Read more and post this flyer. DEC 11, 2013

Holiday e-Currents ... The December edition of e-Currents, our resident newsletter, just hit the news stand. are you a subscriber? DEC 3, 2013

Tennis Center Upgrades ... Coral Reef Tennis Center renovations are in the spotlight. Take a look at photos shot recently posted on the Village Facebook. NOV. 13, 2013

Blood Drive ... Get a free movie voucher and wellness check by donating at the Village Policing Unit's Dec. 12 Blood Drive DEC 12, 2013

Menorah Lighting ... Mayor and Council participated in the Palmetto Bay Community Chanukah Celebration at Coral Reef Park Sunday, Dec. 1. Read more. DEC 1, 2013

Fiore Town Hall ... Councilman Fiore hosted a Town Hall meeting Monday night at Coral Reef Park. Please read more. NOV 25, 2013

DARE Fest Success ... Thanks to the estimated 1,000 supporters of Saturday's DARE Arts & Crafts Festival/Car Show. Proceeds will be used by Outreach Officers to purchase instructional material. NOV 19, 2013

Special edition e-Currents ... An edition e-Currents was just published regarding a public information request for the Village e-newsletter list that was fulfilled earlier this week. NOV 8, 2013

SOV Event Photos ... Photos taken at last month's State of the Village (SOV) Address have been posted to the Village Facebook. NOV. 6, 2013

Flood Protection ... Palmetto Bay is located is susceptible to flooding. FEMA has specifically designated the majority of our Village a "Special Flood Hazard Area." Read more. JUL 16, 2013

Mayor's Address ... Catch coverage of the State-of-the-Village on WBAY three times daily or watch it anytime on-demand. Also see Facebook photos, Miami Herald coverage, and a new video that debuted Oct. 23. OCT 23, 2013

Halloween Event ... "Monsters in the Park," drew a gargantuan crowd on Halloween. The Movie Night event also included a costume contest and trick-or-treating. See photos. NOV. 1, 2013

Players Recognized ... Palmetto Bay News recognizes the Coral Reef Sharks, a top-performing team of tennis players, for their undefeated record. OCT. 31, 2013

DuBois & Good Gov't ... Vice Mayor John DuBois participates in “Leaders of Excellence” offered through former County Commissioner Katy Sorenson's Good Government Initiative. See news coverage, too.. OCT 16, 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness ... The Florida Dept. of Health in Miami-Dade County recognizes October as Breast Cancer Awareness by hosting two upcoming events. Read more. OCT 16, 2013

Halloween e-Currents ... The latest edition of the resident newsletter, e-Currents, was just released with news about the Village's Halloween bash, the new Lost & Found website and much more. OCT 30, 2013

DARE Fair ... Get vendor info for the 4th Annual D.A.R.E Fair, Nov. 16. This police outreach event raises much-needed funding for additional teaching material and supplies for their anti-drug program. SEP 16, 2013

Tennis Upgrades ... Coral Reef Tennis Center closed temporarily thru Oct. 15 to install a new sport-lighting system and other major upgrades including court resurfacing. Read more. AUG 19, 2013

Commissioner's Newsletter ... In a "Budget in Review" newsletter released today, Commissioner Bell provides an overview of where and how your County tax dollars are being spent . OCT. 9, 2013

Citizens' Office Hours ... Citizens Property Insurance Corp. conducted "Office Hours" at Village Hall today to address homeowner insurance questions. Read more. Oct. 16, 2013

SOV e-Currents ... A special edition e-Currents was published today with the latest information re Wednesday's (Oct. 23) State-of-the-Village Address (SOV). If you missed it, subscribe today. OCT 23, 2013

October e-Currents ... Get the latest on Village news and happenings, in the October 10 edition of e-Currents, your resident e-newsletter. OCT. 11, 2013

Lost & Found ... Visit South-Dade's most effective municipal Lost & Found page for news regarding an American Bulldog found this weekend -- and our highly interactive Facebook, too. JUL 29, 2013

Lost Animals Meeting ... Councilmember Schaffer hosted a Town Hall, Sept. 25 to gather input on the Village's Lost & Found communications (also visit Animal Services). SEP 26, 2013

Dog Park Maintenance ... Perrine Wayside Dog Park closes for a brief time tomorrow (every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month) until noon to do pest control and make the park generally more enjoyable. OCT. 8 2013

Thalatta Re-Opens ... Well more than 750 residents and event planners (see Facebook) were wowed by the splendor of this park and event facility, following months of renovations to the Main House. Read more. SEP 15, 2013

Budget Hearing-1 ... Video Watch coverage of this week's Budget Hearing and the Regular Council Meeting on WBAY-TV and on-demand from our Village website. SEP 10, 2013

PBBA Meeting ... Palmetto Bay Business Association meets Oct. 3 at Christ Fellowship. Read more. OCT 3, 2013

Final Budget Hearing ... Council approved the 2013/14 Operating & Capital Budget on Sept. 18. Tune in for On-Demand coverage -- and view the (proposed) online Budget while you're watching. SEP 18, 2012

Found Dog ... Found Adorable Male Puppy/Dog -- Might be an Akita or Akita mix. Please view our Animal Services page for details. SEP 18, 2013

New e-Currents ... See the latest resident newsletter, e-Currents, featuring details about the upcoming Thalatta Grand Re-Opening & Wedding Expo. AUG 27, 21013

Dengue Fever … The Florida Dept. of Health in Miami-Dade County issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory today. The first local Dengue Fever case of 2013 was confirmed in an 18-year-old male. AUG 23, 2013

Business Group Meetings ... Visit the Community/Business Meetings page for recent updates to local organization meetings dates/times, including an updated EDC listing. AUG 21, 2013

Downtown Redevelopment ... A public/private task force is meeting to focus on a revitalization of a livable, walkable downtown with expanded services -- and tax base -- for this Village. Read more. JUL 17 2013

Parks Calendar ... Whether you’re flavor is Yoga, Tai‐Chi, or Zumba -- you’ll find it all in a Village park near you! Review of our Aug/Sep calendar of activities. AUG 1, 2013

Coastal Cleanup ... Miami-Dade Coastal Cleanup hosts a volunteer clean up event at the Deering Estate Sept. 21. Read more on the Village Green website. SEP 21, 2013

Free Trees ... Visit the Village Green for news on Miami-Dade's free tree giveaway, Sept. 14. Homeowners get two free trees, which reduce a/c costs, provide shade, and enhance curb appeal. AUG 15, 2013

Truitt Promoted ... Village Policing Unit Commander Gregory Truitt has been promoted in the Miami-Dade Police Department to Major. Bay. Read more and see recent news coverage. AUG 8, 2013

Mayor's Town Hall ... Mayor Stanczyk hosted a Town Hall Meeting Aug. 27 concerning updates to current residential/commercial insurance legislation. Read more and "Join" the event on Facebook. AUG 27, 2013

Congressional Outreach ... Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Office conducts outreach today at Village Hall. Constituents with personal matters of a Federal nature may meet, one-on-one. AUG 28, 2013

Plant Demolished ... FPL announces the schedule for demolition of the two power-generating units and smokestacks of the Cutler Power Plant for Aug. 10. Read more. AUG 2, 2013

Policy Makers Video ... Get an inside look at the Village's policy makers -- their background, vision, and thoughts on our emerging downtown. Watch the five-part series daily on WBAY and on-demand. JUL 23, 2013

Dog Park Maintenance ... Perrine Wayside Dog Park will close Tuesday, Aug. 27, for maintenance -- but only until about noon. Read more on the Dog Park web-page and on our Dog Park Facebook. AUG 27, 2013

Lost Puppy ... A super sweet, paper trained puppy was found wandering this morning at SW 171 St. and 92 Court. Get more information now on our Animal Services page. AUG 20, 2013

Auto Break-Ins ... Village Police Outreach Team just received 150 signs to post around the community to help thwart auto break-ins See more and get great tips on how to reduce crime. AUG 20, 2013

Carnival is a Success ... Our Back-to-School Carnival, sponsored by Gus Machado Ford, was a resounding success with free helmets, free backpacks and school supplies. See Facebook gallery. AUG 4, 2013

County Town Hall ... County Mayor Gimenez hosted Budget Town Hall meeting at the Palmetto Bay Council Chambers Aug. 8. Watch the event via on-demand video, and on WBAY daily at 1 pm. AUG 9, 2013

Deering PLAY Day ... Thanks, Deering Estate team, for this opportunity to enjoy the Deering Estate at Cutler all day long -- for free -- during the upcoming fee-free PLAY Day, Aug. 17. JUL 31, 2013

Dr. Feldman Meeting ... County School Board Member Dr. Larry Feldman hosts a "Back-2-School" forum, Aug. 12, at Village Hall to address questions, Magnet programs, and general District 9 information. AUG 12, 2013

MDX Workshops ... Miami-Dade Expressway Authority hosted Tier 2 Alternatives Public Workshops on the US 1 Express Lanes Project Development Study. AUG 13, 2013

Backpack Giveaway ... The Office of Commissioner Lynda Bell today hosts its 3rd Annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway, Aug. 10. Please this flyer and this press release. AUG 10, 2013

US-1 Improvements ... One lane may be closed on US 1 (from SW 168 to 136 Streets) while the contractor performs signalization work. Read moreJUL 26, 2013

Come Get Emmy ... A Yorkie Terrier was recently found straying about in the Village and is looking for her family. Read more on our Animal Services page and visit our Facebook. JUL 30, 2013

Tax Holiday … Go Back to School for Less! The State of Florida has brought back the Sales Tax Holiday, August 2-4, on certain school supplies, clothing, footwear, and PCs. AUG 2, 2013

WBAY Streams Live ... WBAY is now streaming live online. Enjoy our unique brand of quality gov't-access programming and public-meetings coverage from your TV or your PC. See Palmetto Bay News for more. JULY 24, 2013

Summer Concert Video ... Enjoy this Community Showcase video by Palmetto Bay resident Hal "MiamiHal" Feldman, on last Sunday's Summer Concert at Ludovici Park, hosted by the Village of Palmetto Bay.  JUL 19, 2013

"Burn Notice" Shoot ... If you hear shots being fired today, July 22, or on July 23, be advised the TV series Burn Notice is on location at Palmetto Bay Village Center with faux weapons/possible gun fire. JUL 19, 2013

Tai Chi in the Park ... Stop by the new court at the Ken Robinson Meditation Garden this weekend for a taste of tai chi. Read more about this non-Village sanctioned activity -- and visit Facebook. JUL 2, 2013

Summer Camp Registration ... Summer Camp and Village Police are teaming up to offer RAD/KIDS at no extra charge with weekly Summer Camp (register now) and Tennis Camp (register now). JUN 27, 2013

Football Season ... The 2013 Broncos Football & Cheerleading season is fast approaching. A second registration event takes place July 20 at Coral Reef Park. Share this flyer and contact Ms. Jones for information. JUL 17, 2013

Sgt. Franco Honored ... Sgt. Emilio Franco, Jr., with the Village Policing Unit, was recognized by Commander Truitt this week for his service to Palmetto Bay and for his recent promotion. JUL 11, 2013

Need Additional Security ... for your home or business? Residents may apply online now for Off-Duty Police Services. JUL , 2013

Chantal Update ... "Chantal" has degenerated into a wave, however we may still have a very wet weekend here in South Florida. Here's the last report issued by the Hurricane Center. 5 p, JUL 10, 2013

Mangowood July 4th ... The well-established neighborhood of Mangowood historically celebrates July 4th with an Air Force fly-over. Find out why this year was a bit different. JUL 04, 2013

Special Election Results ... The Village conducted a mail-in ballot Special Election June 25, regarding expansion of Alexander Montessori. Read more. JUN 26, 2013

Sunstate & Bullseye ... Sunstate Bank came in today at the $500-donor level for the Summer Concert, matching Bullseye Spray Coating. Thanks for helping to make this event huge success. JUN 27, 2013

Park Safe Systems ... Another community sponsor, Park Safe Systems, has joined Sunstate Bank and Bullseye at the $500 level. Thanks to all sponsors for helping to ensure our residents enjoy this amazing event. JUL 05, 2013

July e-Currents ... Read all about July 4 celebrations, the Summer Concert at Ludovici Park, the debut of the "Policy Makers" video series, and much more in the latest edition of e-Currents. JUL 3, 2013

Bell Supports Concert Event ... Miami-Dade County Commissioner Lynda Bell's Office is supporting the Palmetto Bay Summer Concert at the $1,000 level of support. Thank you, Commissioner Bell, for your continued support of our Village. JUL 2, 2013

Lost Dog ... Found puppy on SW 152 St. and SW 67 Ave. Male, appears to be only a couple months old. No collar or tags. Contact Heather at Read more. JUN 27, 2013

Hydrate Your Pooch ... Visit the Palmetto Bay Dog Park Facebook for summer heat tips for your pets, or the Animal Services page. JUN 27, 2013 

PBBA Hosts BBQ ... Palmetto Bay Business Association hosts a Summer Southern BBQ, Thursday evening. Get details. JUN 27, 2013

Found Poodle ... Please visit our Animal Service page for information regarding poodle recently found straying about in the Village's southwest corner. JUN 25, 2013

On-Demand Meeting ... The June 19 broadcast of the Special Council Meeting/Committee of the Whole is now available on-demand. Or watch the meetings on WBAY-Palmetto Bay Gov't Access TV. JUN 20, 2013

Thalatta Renovations ... While the main house at Thalatta Estate Park is closed for renovations through 9/13, we encourage you to take a virtual look at this amazing event facility. Also see recent news coverage. MAY 26, 2013

Parks Visioning ... Parks & Rec hosted two workshops this week to help shape the future of our parks. Residents shared ideas to identify community priorities. See photos and coverage in Palmetto Bay News. JUN 6, 2013

Parks Calendar ... Whether you’re flavor is Yoga, Tai‐Chi, or Zumba -- you’ll find it all in a Village park near you! Review of our June/July calendar of activities. JUN 1, 2013

Job Fair ... County Commissioner Lynda Bell announces that Miami-Dade County hosts its first ever job fair at the Homestead Campus of Miami-Dade College, June 5. See Flyer for details. MAY 25, 2013

Crime Watch in Action ... Get an inside look at a local Citizens' Crime Watch Group at work, and info on how to join a neighborhood group or start your own. MAY 9,  2013

Green Video ... Palmetto Bay's "green" efforts are in the limelight with this latest addition to our video library, featuring the Village's celebration of Earth Week. Also view it from our Facebook video gallery. MAY 7, 2013

Mayor's Challenge ... The Wyland Foundation congratulates the Mayor -- and all residents -- for taking the Village to 3rd place in a national campaign to reduce water consumption. Read more. MAY 7, 2013

BIKE305 Initiative ... The Village is partnering with Miami-Dade County's BIKE305 Initiative -- a fun, healthy way to explore experience and connect with our surrounding communities. Read more. APRIL 10, 2013

WASD Pump Station ... County crews launch a pump station improvement project for Basin C. Initial phase may cause commuter delays along Eureka Dr/SW 184 Street. APR 28, 2013

Tree Request Form ... Public Works has introduced a new on-line "Street-Tree Request Form," in the Forms & Documents section of the Public Works page, if you want a tree planted in the right-of-way adjacent to your property. APRIL 1, 2013

Budget Season ... The Village conducts its first Budget Workshop in anticipation of FY2013-14. Couldn't join us? View the brief meeting via live-streaming video or tune in WBAY for daily re-runs. MAY 15, 2013

Thalatta Festival ... The Mayor/Council officially opened the 4th Annual “Celebrate Youth Arts Festival” this weekend. See Facebook for photos of this private event hosted by the Village's professional events staff. APRIL 14, 2013

Dog Park Hours ... Starting April 15, hours of operation at Perrine Wayside Dog Park will be 8 am to sunset. Read more. APR  9, 2013

Lady Bug Releases ... 75,000 ladybugs were released across the Village in celebration of Earth Week. Read more. And special thanks to all the Palmetto Bay schools who participated in this year's activities. APR 29, 2013

Poster Contest ...  Thank you, everyone, for your amazing entries in the Earth Week Student Poster Contest. APR 24, 2013

Earth Week e-Currents ... See the latest edition of our award winning resident newsletter for details on remaining events this Earth Week. APR 24, 2013

COW on Cable ... View re-broadcasts of public meetings, including the April 17 COW Workshop, daily (except Sundays), on the Village's government access TV station, WBAY. APR 24, 2013

Palmetto Bay Park Video ... View the newest parks Series video, "Discover Palmetto Bay Park" on the Video Features webpage, the Village Facebook, YouTube, and WBAY. See production stills, too. APR 12, 2013

Camacho Street Signs ... A new street sign in honor of the late Kaely Camacho is unveiled near Southwood Middle School. See Facebook photos. APR 12, 2013

On-Demand COW ... On-demand coverage of the April 17 Committee of the Whole meeting is now available. APR 18, 2013

Auditor Lauds Finances ... Our Financial Statements are free of any material misstatement, and exhibit "the highest standards of professionalism. Read more. APRIL 1, 2013

Permitting Video ... Please view this new video, Palmetto Bay "Community Standards," offering residents and a comprehensive overview of the Village's Building, Permitting, & Code Compliance process. MAR 20, 2013

Drainage Work ... A major capital improvement program -- the Phase V Drainage Project -- is now underway to address roadway flooding issues in localized Village areas. See details. MAR 26, 2013

Look for "Sparky" ... Visit the Dog Park Facebook or the Animal Services page of this website for details on this missing dog. APR 7, 2013

Mayor's Read Along ... Mayor  Stanczyk participates in "Community Leaders Read at Your Library" program today. Read more. APR 5, 2013

Seafood Fest Video ... See if you can spot yourself among the gigantic crowd in this video of the Deering Seafood Festival. APR 5, 2013

Baynanza Registration ... Volunteer to clean one of our most precious natural resources, Biscayne Bay, and its surroundings. Sign up NOW for Baynanza 2013 to help clean up at Deering Estate or Palmetto Bay Village Center on April 20. MAR 29, 2013

Tree Request Form ... Public Works has introduced a new on-line "Street-Tree Request Form," in the Forms & Documents section of the Public Works page, if you want a tree planted in the right-of-way adjacent to your property. APRIL 1, 2013

Drainage Work ... A major capital improvement program -- the Phase V Drainage Project -- is now underway to address roadway flooding issues in localized Village areas. See details. MAR 26, 2013

Permitting Video ... Please view this new video, Palmetto Bay "Community Standards," offering residents and a comprehensive overview of the Village's Building, Permitting, & Code Compliance process. MAR 20, 2013

Seafood Festival ... Palmetto Bay is one of many sponsors of Deering's 9th Annual Seafood Festival this weekend, March 24. Read more here or visit the Village Facebook. MAR 11, 2013

Mangowood Easter ... E-Hop over to our Video Archive page for coverage of a local Easter egg hunt.  MAR 31, 2013

Historic Preservation Video ... Take a video tour of some of Palmetto Bay's designated historic homes and sites, while learning about the Village's Historic Preservation Program and how to support it. MAR 20, 2013

Maps of Village ... We just added a new set of pdf maps, to our Village Maps page. Coming soon is a selection of interactive maps for your viewing pleasure -- and reference. MAR 1, 2013 

Fla-Friendly Flowers ... The Cooperative Extension hosts a "Florida Friendly" landscaping class, March 23 at the Deering. Read more on the Village Green. MAR 23, 2013

County Mayor's Bike Challenge ... Mayor Stanczyk joins County Mayor Gimenez and a dozen other mayors of County municipalities to join him March 22 during Miami-Dade's Bike to Work Day. MAR 22, 2013. 

Tennis Programs Suspended ... Mini-Tennis and Juniors-Tennis programs will resume April 1, after a temporary suspension during the week of March 25-29. MAR 19, 2013

Celebration Picnic Success ... About 4,500 Villagers gathered for the Village's biggest event of the year. Special thanks to our sponsors. Enjoy these photos, this video, and Miami Herald coverage. MAR 2, 2013

Cub Scouts on WBAY ... During a tour of the Gov't Access TV operation March 5, Cub Scout Troop 711 got a chance to operate the WBAY camera in the Village Chambers. View the "home-movie." FEB 5, 2013

Garbage & Trash ... We just made some fresh & friendly changes to our garbage & trash webpage. Dig in! MAR 13, 2013

Tai Chi Group ... A tai chi group now meets weekend mornings at Coral Reef Park in a non-Village sanctioned activity. Read more. FEB 27, 2013

White Fly Infestation ... In the aftermath of a presentation by a Cooperative Extension agent before the Council, we dusted off information on this matter seriously affecting our Village. Read more. FEB 20, 2013

Park-like Maintenance ... Litter-free environment is the right place to be, let's work together to keep Palmetto Bay clear of debris... All together now... (read more). FEB 20, 2013

Be Aware of Scams ... Police are advising of two new phone service scams and three FPL scams. Do not under any circumstances give out information if you believe someone is committing fraud or a scam. FEB 14, 2013

Dog Park Video ... Learn all there is to know about South-Dade's award-winning Dog Park in this new video about Perrine Wayside Park -- the latest installment in the Village Parks Video Series. FEB 5, 2013

Tree Board Position ... There is an immediate position open on the Tree Advisory Board that requires an immediate replacement. Additionally, three members’ terms expire mid-February 2013. Read more. JAN 30, 2013

Popular Links Page ... We just added a new link on our Popular Links page, directing residents to open enrollment information for Holy Rosary-St. Richard Catholic School. FEB 8, 2013

Rotary Wing-Ding ... Enjoy the 2nd Annual "Wing-Ding Cook Off" hosted by the Perrine-Cutler Ridge / Palmetto Bay Rotary Club, this Sunday. Read on for details. MAR 8, 2013

Mayor's Town Hall ...  We're glad you joined us at Mayor Stanczyk's Town Hall Meeting, Jan. 27, to discuss, “Your Tax Reserves – Vision and Priorities: Parks and Capital Projects.” JAN 27, 2013

Opportunity of the Year ... Now is your chance to sponsor the year's biggest event, the Annual Celebration Picnic, with over 4,000 attendees. Support your community in a big way. FEB 6, 2013

Deering Film Series ... Enjoy a free screening/discussion at Deering on Feb. 27 of “The End of the Line,” which reveals the impact of over fishing on the world’s oceans. Visit the Village Green for more. FEB 14, 2013

Found Dog ... Black and tan female miniature-pincher mix was found Feb. 14 near 168th St and 87th Ct. Please visit our Animal Service page for more. FEB 19, 2013

Retirees in Spotlight ... Palmetto Bay's first- and second-ever retirees in Village history are featured in the current edition of Palmetto Bay News. FEB 8, 2013

Historic Preservation Board ... Serve your community on the Historic Preservation Board, which identifies and administers historical, cultural, archeological, and architectural resources in the Village. Read more. JAN 16, 2012

New Advisory Board Member ... Council named Karen Cunningham to Village's Educational Compact Advisory Committee during the February Council Meeting. FEB 4, 2013

Arbor Day Proclamation ... At the February Council Meeting, Mayor Stanczyk proclaims January 18, 2013, as Arbor Day in Palmetto Bay following a tree planting ceremony last month. Read more about Public Works' continued "greening" of the Village, while maintaining our standing as a Tree City USAFEB 4, 2013

Palmetto Bay Map ... The Village Map, produced by Miami Maps, Inc., is now in stock for guests at seven area hotels, steering business our way. We're on the map! JAN. 29, 2013

WASD Suspends Repairs ... County crews halted emergency repairs on a 48-inch water main along SW 87 Ave., after area water pressure decreases caused increases in resident complaints. Visit WASD. FEB 13, 2013

Annual Health Fair ... Thank you for joining us at our 2nd Annual Health & Wellness Fair. See photos and the list of local vendors whom we deeply thank for supporting the event. FEB 11, 2013

February e-Currents ... Palmetto Bay's resident newsletter, e-Currents, was just released featuring Health Fair and Celebration Picnic info, as well as details about the Mayor's upcoming Town Hall meeting. FEB 6, 2013

Senior Newsletter ... Palmetto Bay's senior resident newsletter, "Seniors on the Go" was just released to kick up interest in the upcoming talent show at Sunday's Health & Wellness Fair. FEB 5, 2013

Street Repaving Program ... The 2013 street resurfacing/roadway striping program is now underway at SW 174 St. from Northbound lanes of US-1 (not including US-1) to SW 87 Ave. JAN 29, 2013

3C's Snow Day ... Mayor Stanczyk made an official appearance at 3C's Preschool "Annual Snow Day." Read more and get a link over to view photos. JAN 17, 2013

Meeting On-Demand ... Video coverage of the February Council Meeting is now available on the Village's Video Archive page. FEB 5, 2013

January eCurrents ... See the January eCurrents, Palmetto Bay's award-winning newsletter that delivers news on events, activities, and Village programs. Subscribe today. JAN 11, 2013

Parks Video Series ... We just added an exciting new video to the Village's video library, "Discover Ludovici Park," the second installment in the "Village of Parks" video series. JAN 22, 2012

"Green" Village Video ... The latest feature to grace our Village video vault is now uploaded and playing on YouTube. Check it out and see what makes our Village Hall so great. DEC 12, 2012

Doggie Casting Call ... Thanks for joining us at a dog-gone great event Sunday at Perrine Wayside Dog Park -- and for participating in the video casting call for an upcoming WBAY video. View Facebook photos. JAN 27, 2013

Dog Park Tree Trimming ... Staff closes Perrine Wayside Dog Park temporarily each day, Jan. 22-24, for tree maintenance. Read more. JAN 22, 2012

Tree Mulch Availability ... Get your Christmas tree mulch at the County’s Eureka Drive Trash & Recycling Center, on a first-come/first-served basis. Bring your own bag or container to take mulch away. JAN 15 2013

Lost Dog ... See the Dog Park Facebook for contact info on a stray two-year-old brindle male bullterrier, very friendly. Also see our Animal Services webpage. JAN 17, 2013

Garden Club Outing ... Palmetto Bay's local Garden Club announces an upcoming field trip. Read more. JAN 15, 2013

MLK Business Expo ... Please read more about The MLK Business Expo taking place Friday at the Palmetto Bay Village Center, as well information about this unique event posted on the County website. Jan 18, 2013

MLK Day Parade ... Join us Jan. 19 for the Homestead Avenue Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Parade. Our Village Mayor and Council have been invited to participate in this local celebration of this Federal Holiday. JAN 19, 2013

Pee Wee Football ... Palmetto Bay Pee Wee Football Division-II players recently nabbed the National Championship at the 56th Annual Pop Warner Super Bowl. The players and coaches were congratulated for their major achievement. JAN  7, 2012

Holiday Celebrations ... Palmetto Bay offered myriad festive celebrations this past holiday season. Visit the Facebook gallery for Holiday-by-the-Bay photos and coverage in The Miami Herald. DEC 22, 2012

Thalatta Estate Facebook ... We know how much you "love" Thalatta Estate, but now we want to see how much you "like" it. Please check out their new Facebook page and all that it offers. NOV 14, 2012

Sign of the Times ... Public Works is replacing old green mast-arm signs at major intersections throughout the Village. Read more. NOV 13, 2012

Boat Parade Photos ... We have a new album on Facebook for the 3rd Annual Boat Parade. Thanks for all the support for such a great cause! DEC 17, 2012

Holiday Shopping Tips ... The Palmetto Bay Policing Unit wishes all residents pay heed to the three A’s of crime prevention this holiday season. Read more. DEC 1, 2012

Food Drive ... Hundreds of food items were delivered to Village Hall by the Palmetto Bay Canal Association, a spectacular conclusion to Palmetto Bay's Holiday Food Drive for Feeding South Florida. DEC 17, 2012