Sunny Isles Beach city commissioners last week gave their final approval to a $76 million city budget for the upcoming fiscal year that shifts away from capital projects and toward providing “world class services and maintenance” to its residents.
My family and I have lived and worked in Northeast Miami-Dade County for 36 years. We include the so called named areas of The Château, Coventry, Highland Lakes, Oak Forest, Oak Hammock, Ojus, Presidential Estates, Skylake, Sunswept, etc. We are 18,000 strong. Many things have changed over these years — guard gates, increased home invasions, common areas in need of repair, overcrowded roads, expanding development.
The city of Sunny Isles Beach has reached a tentative agreement to end years of litigation with a synagogue claiming its religious freedom was violated when the city declared the building a historic landmark.
Along with Dadeland Mall, which launched the Microsoft’s YouthSpark Summer Camp last year, the new Microsoft store at Aventura Mall also will offer free week-long programs for children interested in technology and multimedia.