Commissioner Sally A. Heyman
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District 4 is located in the northeastern corner of Miami-Dade County. The boundaries start at the county line and extend south along the oceanfront to Miami Beach. The 13 cities that comprise this district include Golden Beach, Aventura, North Miami Beach, North Miami, Sunny Isles Beach, Surfside, Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, Biscayne Park, Indian Creek, Miami Beach, Miami Shores and North Bay Village.
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Pet surrender is a real problem in Miami-Dade County. The County’s Pet Adoption and Protection Center recently reported that it took in more than 3,000 pets last year specifically due to owners “surrendering” them to the shelter.
Commissioner Sally A. Heyman in conjunction with the Internal Services Department will be hosting a workshop at the Northeast Dade/Aventura Library on June 12 for small businesses on how to prepare for a disaster; what is needed financially, type of insurance, resources available during and after a disaster, and what emergency contracts are available with local governments: the requirements of the contracts, and other business criteria (i.e., insurance, equipment, or capital, etc.,) needed to prepare themselves for a disaster and post disaster work.
For more information, call the Small Business Development - Internal Services Department at 305-375-3111.
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs grant application deadlines for the 2019-2020 fall cycle
The guidelines and deadline schedules for cultural and tourism grants available to Miami-Dade County non-profit cultural organizations are now available. Organizations interested in applying for a cultural grant should review all the posted guidelines along with eligibility requirements, program criteria, maximum funding requests and sign-up to attend a grant workshop.
- Learn more about quarterly and project-based grant application guidelines and deadlines for the 2019-2020 fall cycle
The Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is embarking on a beautification project at the Pelican Harbor Marina Boat Ramp Parking Lot located on the south side of 1275 NE 79th St, Miami, FL 33138. The department anticipates a construction start date of September 2018 and the project is estimated to be completed by the Fall of 2019. The project will be executed in three (3) phases so that the boat ramp remains open at all times with approximately 40 parking spaces available to patrons. This project includes renovating the existing parking lot and creating a new layout to improve traffic flow. There will be a new right-turn lane eastbound into the main entrance, a new 8-foot-wide pedestrian walkway, new lighting and landscaping, new drainage swales and catch basins. The existing asphalt will be removed and will be re-graded, resurfaced and restriped. For more information on this construction project, go to the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department website.
The heavy rains that recently impacted Miami-Dade County demonstrate of keeping storm drains clear from debris. Miami-Dade County's Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW), with the assistance of other County Departments and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman, District 4, have launched a public education campaign to remind landscapers and residents that they shouldn't blow grass clippings onto the streets and into the storm drainage system.
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