|Coca-Cola Presents Fire on the Fourth Festival|
Food Trucks, Free Entertainment & Fireworks | North Shore Bandshell
73 St & Collins Av | Free Shuttles
Sponsored by Miami Beach Medical Group and Classical South Florida, this year's Fourth of July celebration makes North Beach its home for an all-day festival with food trucks, music and more.
|Operation Medicine Cabinet|
Safely Dispose of Expired or Unwanted Prescription Drugs
12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 22: Fire Station No 3, 5303 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach Fire Department, in conjunction with the Miami Beach Coalition, is collecting unwanted drugs for proper disposal. Needles or liquid medications will not be accepted. Must be at least 21 years old. Drop-off is anonymous.
|Hurricane Season - Have a Plan & Be Storm Ready!|
June 1 - November 30
By knowing what actions you should take, you greatly reduce the effects of a hurricane disaster. Reminder: Miami Beach is an evacuation zone.
Miami Beach Plan & Prepare Emergency Management >
National Hurricane Center >
Miami-Dade County Hurricane Center >
|Meet Police Chief Daniel Oates |
Tuesday, June 248:30 a.m. - 10 .m.
Smith & Wollensky
1 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
The crime prevention unit invites your to meet the new chief.
RSVP to Officer Deborah Martineau (South District)
305.673.7776, ext 3727
|Fire Chief Promotes First Female Division Chief|
Lieutenant Digna Abello Promoted to Support Services Fire Division Chief
Other new Miami Beach Fire appointments included:
* Assistant Fire Chief Dwayne Drury
* Shift Fire Division Chief (A-shift) Timothy Howarth
* Shift Fire Division Chief (B-shift) Matthew Fisikelli
* Fire Division Chief of Fire Prevention Juan Meizoso
* Fire Division Chief of Operations Juan Mestas
* Ocean Rescue Division Chief Vincent Canosa
|Police Appoints First African-American Deputy Chief |
20-Year Veteran Lauretta Hill Joins Miami Beach from Arlington, Texas
As deputy chief, Chief Hill will be second in command and the highest ranking African-American in Miami Beach Police Department's history.
"Her experience, integrity, professionalism and impressive body of work make her an exceptional choice. Lauretta comes to us from a well-respected and progressive police department. We are extremely fortunate that she has agreed to join us," said Miami Beach Police Chief Daniel Oates.
Read more >
|Tree Trimming Along Meridian Avenue|
Begins Monday, June 23, 8AM - 5PM
Maintenance pruning begins to the trees along Meridian Avenue between 2 and 16 streets. The work is expected to take three weeks. Only one to two blocks will be affected by detours and parking closures on any specific day. Work begins at Second Street and moves northward. Notices will be posted on the day before parking closures.
For more information, contact Mark Williams at 305.673.7000, ext 6391.
|Recycling Sign-up Day | Enforcement Begins July 1|
Recycle, It's Easy & It's the LawStart Recycling Programs Now,
Enforcement Begins July 1, 2014
All residential buildings (apartments & condos) and businesses must have recycling programs. It is required by City Code. Contact your waste hauler or other recycling company to initiate a recycling program for your building or business.
|It's WasteFULL Weekends|
Keep It Clean the First Weekend of Every Month |
July 5 & 6 | 8AM - 8PM
During WasteFull Weekends, take your bulk trash to the two dumpster locations:
75 St + Dickens Avenue (North Beach)
541 Jefferson Avenue (South Beach)
Remember to recycle, it's the law!
Miami Beach Food Truck & Music FestFourth Wednesday of the Month*
5PM - 10PM, North Shore Bandshell, 73 St & Collins Av
Wednesday, June 25
Food Trucks: 5PM - 10PM
Free Live music (Suenalo): 6PM - 9PM
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Alton Road Project Shifts to West Side
Free Park & Ride Alton/West Loop Trolley
Trolley Ridership Almost Hits to 30,000 in May
Bookmark the FDOT Alton Rd project page:http://www.fdotmiamidade.com/
More information on Alton & Collins projects:
Traffic Alert: Road Construction Projects
Call 511 for Live Traffic Reports
For real-time traffic reports, call 511 or go to www.fl511.com or follow @fl511_southeast on Twitter
Check out the city's online GIS Traffic report. Call 511 for up-to-the-minute traffic reports throughout South Florida. Also listen to MB Radio 1670AM for weekly updates in Miami Beach.
Also, subscribe to weekly Traffic Advisories via email. Click update profile on the bottom of this email and then add yourself to the list.
Fido & Felix Say Follow the Rules in Caring for AnimalsKeep Public Areas Clean & Follow the Code
Spay & Neuter / Need Volunteers
The Meow Mobile comes to Miami Beach to spay and neuter community cats. For an appointment,305.233.9958 firstname.lastname@example.org
Feed Them, Don't Litter
Be aware of littering laws. If you are feeding stray animals, food cannot be placed directly on the ground including plants or leaves and sand dunes. Also when using plates, cans or other containers, these objects must be removed immediately. Do not trespass in sand dunes.
Report Contact Code Compliance at 305.673.7555 if you see any dogs off leash; any dogs owners failing to clean after the animal; littering; or any trespassing in sand dunes.
Felix Goes Pa' la Playa!
No Bones About It, Bark Beach is Open
Bark Park webpage for information on days/times of operation & beach passes.
Drainage Work Begins in Sunset Harbour NeighborhoodDemolition begins Monday on existing drainage structures and installation along 20 Street between West Avenue and Bay Road. This work may take approximately two months. For more information, contact Jeannette Lazo email@example.com.
Venetian Causeway Bridges
FDOT will hold a meeting for the study of the Venetian Causeway bridge rehabilitation on Wednesday, June 25 at 6 p.m. at the Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22 Street. For more information, contact Eman Gomaa at305.470.5219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Special Needs Resource Fair|
Saturday, June 28, 10AM - 2PM, North Shore Park Youth Center, 501 72 Street
Representatives from community assistance organizations will promote free resources, referrals and information to families of children with special needs.
More information >
|Miami Beach Book Drive & Book Club|
Donate Books & Sign-up for Free Books
LEARN TO READ
Donate children's books (used or new and in any language) at book drop boxes located at all Miami Beach parks and community centers, City Hall, and Miami Beach Police Station.
Books will support the Children's Trust Read to Learn Books program where books are provided for free to children in the community at participating bookshelves.
For more information, http://www.
GENERATION GENIUS READS BOOK CLUB
Children in pre-K, kindergarten and first grade are eligible to register for free books that are mailed quarterly. Book Club family meet-ups feature storytelling and art-making activities that reinforce literacy skills. For more information, www.thecenteratmdc.org/genius
|Use Caution, Obey the Laws, Share the Road|
Police Enforcement of Bicycle & Pedestrian Laws Underway Citywide
Motorists: When passing a cyclist, keep a three-foot distance between your vehicle and the bicycle. Look out for approaching cyclists before opening your car door when parked.
Cyclists: You must follow traffic rules of the road including traffic signals. Ride in the same direction as vehicles and yield when making turns. Yield to pedestrians when riding on a sidewalk. Register your bicycle.
Pedestrians: Obey all traffic laws. If no sidewalks are present, walk against the direction of traffic to see oncoming vehicles. Always use the crosswalk. Push the button to get the walk signal. Be visible. Wear bright, reflective colors on your clothes, shoes, belts and wristbands.
Read more rules.
Stop Government CorruptionReport Suspected Wrongdoing to FBI
Your cooperation is needed to root out corruption. If you suspect any wrongdoing of a government employee, please report it anonymously to the FBI hotline at 305.944.9101.
|Mobile Payments for Parking |
Miami Beach Residents Receive Parking Discounts | Register at Customer Service Center
No more feeding meters. Pay for metered parking from your mobile phone using the Parkmobile app only. Beware: Using the wrong parking payment app may result in a ticket.
Registered Miami Beach residents receive 43% discounts on metered parking and transaction fees are waived on Parkmobile app transactions. Residential zoned parking decal holders have automatically been pre-registered. All others can register at the parking department.
More info on parking mobile apps
How to register for discounts
MORE Free Miami Beach Apps for Your SmartphoneFind & Pay for Parking, Travel, Track the Trolley, Report Problems, Request Services and More
New Miami Beach eGov app is now available (iPhone & Android). Report issues, contact info, track the trolley, maps, tweet feed and more.
Check out our new online app webpage where you can learn more about new Miami Beach apps: Parkmobile, ParkMe Miami Beach, Miami Beach Information, Miami Beach Report It, BeachView, Miami Beach ParksnReview, and Miami Beach FloodApp
Miami Beach ParkMe | TSO Mobile (Trolley)
On May 12, mobile payments for parking begin with ParkMobile. Also available on ParkMe Miami Beach app. Miami Beach must register at parking department for parking discounts.