The City Commission

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The meeting opens with five special presentations: a report by Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Chief Dave Downey, a proclamation proclaiming April, 2014 as “Water Conservation Month” in the City of Sunny Isles Beach, a proclamation proclaiming May, 2014 as “Civility […]

Dan Palmer Remembered at SIB Commission Meeting

Commissioner George “Bud” Scholl, Aventura Marketing Council President Elaine Adler, Mayor Norman S. Edelcup, Denise Rubin,
Judy Weinberg, Justin Brooks, Commissioner Jeanette Gatto, NSE SIB K-8 Student Council President Timothy Bryd,
Commissioner Jennifer Levin, Vice Mayor Isaac Aelion.

The City of Sunny Isles Beach recently named a bench at Heritage Park in memory of Dan Palmer, longtime Editor of the Sunny Isles Beach Sun Community Newspaper. His grandson, Justin Brooks, was present to accept a memento on the family’s behalf, a framed photograph of the bench. Additionally, a donation to the Aventura Marketing Council […]

City Historian, Richard C. Shulman, Turns 80

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At the end of the March 20th Sunny Isles Beach City Commission Meeting, cake was cut and birthday wishes were flying freely for long-time City Historian Richard C. Schulman. His 80th birthday was actually the next day, but his daughter and friends at the Government Center certainly couldn’t let that milestone sneak quietly by when […]

Easter, April 20, 2014

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Easter is the annual festival commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the principal feast of the Christian year. It is celebrated on a Sunday on varying dates between March 22 and April 25 and is therefore called a movable feast. The dates of several other ecclesiastical festivals, extending over a period between Septuagesima Sunday […]

GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

GFOA Award - Left to right: Mayor Norman S. Edelcup, Commissioners Jennifer Levin and George “Bud” Scholl, NSE SIB K-8 Student Council President Timothy Bryd, Purchasing Agent Andrew Rozwadowski, Executive Assistant to City Manager Cheryl Williams, Finance Director Audra Curts-Whann, Assistant Finance Director Tiffany Neely-Jean, Senior Accountant Joe Glendale, Accounting Technician Elena Pavlova, Accounting Technician Janet Diaz-Rego, Cultural & Community Services Director Susan Simpson, Vice Mayor Isaac Aelion, Commissioner Jeanette Gatto.

At a recent Sunny Isles Beach City Commission Meeting, the members of the Finance Department were recognized for their contribution to the City’s achieving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the seventh consecutive year that the City has received this highest […]

Backfires are not always preventable

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A backfire is a mistimed explosion in the cylinder or in the exhaust of an internal combustion engine like a car or truck or any another engine. A backfire is also synonymous with something that failed in an adverse way. You were trying to help and make things better and you were trying to create […]

Residents, Register early for SIB Summer Camp 2014

Summer Camp information for the City of Sunny Isles Beach is now available with plenty of options to fill those summer days, including general day camps, specialty camps, and sports camps. Registration for residents is open now. Registration opens to non-residents on Saturday, April 26. So don’t delay! Register soon as space fills quickly. Register […]

GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

GFOA Award - Left to right: Mayor Norman S. Edelcup, Commissioners Jennifer Levin and George “Bud” Scholl, NSE SIB K-8 Student Council President Timothy Bryd, Purchasing Agent Andrew Rozwadowski, Executive Assistant to City Manager Cheryl Williams, Finance Director Audra Curts-Whann, Assistant Finance Director Tiffany Neely-Jean, Senior Accountant Joe Glendale, Accounting Technician Elena Pavlova, Accounting Technician Janet Diaz-Rego, Cultural & Community Services Director Susan Simpson, Vice Mayor Isaac Aelion, Commissioner Jeanette Gatto.

At a recent Sunny Isles Beach City Commission Meeting, the members of the Finance Department were recognized for their contribution to the City’s achieving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the seventh consecutive year that the City has received this highest […]

Upcoming Events: April 2014

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UPCOMING EVENTS APRIL/MAY 2014 The Department of Cultural & Community Services hosts events throughout the year. Here you will find a listing of the upcoming city events, and any important information you should know in order to attend. For more information on any of these events call 305.792.1706. FOUR SEASONS CULTURAL SERIES KEMAL GEKIC WEDNESDAY, […]

Extended construction hours, a necessary accommodation

Building Official Clayton Parker and City Manager
Christopher J. Russo check out windows at a construction site in the City. (Photo by Leah Einwalter)

Living in Sunny Isles Beach is typically associated with being in paradise. Residents and visitors alike comment on the beautiful water, our parks, the weather, and notably, the unique and beautiful architecture of this modern state-of-the-art city, which has risen over the past sixteen years to truly be “Florida’s Riviera.” Living through the construction to […]

SENIORS: A Love Story

Pictured are (l-r) Betty Kluger with LolaWelgram and Phyllis Talit at a SIB Social Seniors meeting in the
SIB Commission Chambers.

One of the joys of volunteering my time to the SIB Social Seniors Events non-profit organization was becoming acquainted with many of the men and women who made Sunny Isles Beach their home as retirees. Today’s senior residents, in essence, created the foundation for what was to become the municipality of Sunny Isles Beach. As […]

Write your own story with 2014 Range Rover Autobiography

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After a week behind the wheel, I was curious as to why they named the top-of-the line 2014 Range Rover model the Autobiography. Simple, I was told; the Autobiography has so many available options that a buyer can tailor the vehicle to his or her individual taste, needs and desires. In essence, when you buy […]

Organization News

2014 UAIC AVENTURAWALK MS On Sunday, March 23, 2014 the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host the UAIC Aventura Walk MS at Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Boulevard. Check-in begins at 7:00 am and the walk begins at 8:30 am. Currently the 7th largest walk event in the nation, Walk MS takes place each year in […]

City of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida: Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / INVOCATION 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 3A. Special City Commission Meeting/Executive Session – February 20, 2014. 3B. Regular City Commission Meeting – February 20, 2014. 3C. Special City Commission Meeting – February 27, 2014. 4. ORDER OF BUSINESS (Additions/Deletions/Amendments) 4A. Request to […]


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Upcoming Events

  1. Mommy Fitness and Conditioning

    April 13 @ 10:00 am - May 30 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Mommy Fitness and Conditioning

    April 14 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Great Egg Safari

    April 19 @ 11:00 am - April 20 @ 4:00 pm
  4. Celebrate Easter onboard the Bimini SuperFast with Resorts World Bimini!

    April 20 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  5. Celebrate Easter Brunch at The Armillary Grill

    April 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm