By the community, for the community, the $439 million General Obligation Bond Program is revitalizing public spaces, public structures and public security for the future of Miami Beach. Upgrading city functions and enhancing city aesthetics at an unprecedented scale, the G.O. Bond Program is working to implement 57 separate improvement projects that will positively impact quality of life, economic health and overall resilience in all North Beach, Middle Beach and South Beach areas.

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Bayshore Park Sets its Course

July 13, 2020

Miami Beach’s empty former golf course (located at 2795 Prairie Avenue) is on its way to being transformed in to a beautiful 19-acre public park. Inclusive of a lake with scenic walking paths, an outdoor amphitheater, exercise equipment, a children’s playground, a dog park, a butterfly garden, shady pavillions, and six tennis courts, the $15.7 million G.O. Bond project will greatly…

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Cool Construction: Roof Replacements!

June 18, 2020

The G.O. Bond Program has completed full roof replacements at five beloved city-owned facilities:  Colony Theatre, The Fillmore, Miami City Ballet, North Shore Youth Center, and Scott Rakow Youth Center. With new energy-efficient cool roofs, these facilities can finally bid au revoir to…

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Facility of the Future: Health, Wellness and Opportunity

June 2, 2020

Last month, the City of Miami Beach unveiled the final Design Criteria Package (DCP) for the 72 Street Community Complex – the G.O. Bond project with the largest budget and the highest potential local impact. The 3,000+ page document includes detailed…

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While You Were At Home

May 19, 2020

With the 2020 pandemic, we know that open public spaces, beautiful outdoor landscapes and prepared communities are more important than ever. The General Obligation (G.O.) Bond Program is for and by Miami Beach residents and its sole purpose is to improve quality-of-life in every neighborhood, citywide. That is why we never stopped working! As you begin…

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Still GO-ing: A Brief Update

April 13, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, so do our plans to bounce back with higher quality-of-life standards than ever before. See a brief update on what is happening with Miami Beach’s General Obligation (G.O.) Bond Program below. The Work – At this time, the G.O. Bond Program continues to move forward with no major disruption to its implementation schedule. Staff continues to work on all active projects…

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Let’s Get Lush!

February 21, 2020

Globally recognized for its bold climate adaptation efforts, the City of Miami Beach continues to take progressive action on sea level rise and hurricane preparedness. As a coastal community that sits just 1,782 miles north of the equator, extreme heat is also a challenge that city officials have come to address as a life quality opportunity. Thanks to the city’s General Obligation (G.O.) Bond Program, Miami Beach residents will see $5 million worth of new Florida-native trees in the ground by 2030. Funding up to 5,000 trees…

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Navigating the Project Dashboard: A Video Tutorial

February 12, 2020

Have you explored the G.O. Bond Project Dashboard recently? Watch the new video tutorial to learn how to easily navigate it! The city’s G.O. Bond Program team is committed to educating residents on the progress of the quality-of-life improvements that are being implemented across the city with municipal bond funds. Serving as a unique and innovative government resource…

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Miami Beach Invests in FUN!

January 15, 2020

Good news, beach kids! The City of Miami Beach is investing in your FUN! As part of the G.O. Bond Program, a total of 10 playgrounds in 10 different parks will be redone across the city! Here are the details: Fisher Park, Flamingo Park, La Gorce Park, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Park, Maurice Gibb Park North Shore Park & Youth Center, Palm Island Park, Par 3 / Bayshore Park, South Pointe Park, Tatum Park…

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Swinging into 2020

January 2, 2020

2019 was a BIG year for Miami Beach residents! 2019 was a BIG year for Miami Beach residents as the G.O. Bond Program got high off the ground. Flying by major milestones, the city completed renovations of Polo Park, Crespi Park and Stillwater Park, and the aged roofs at the Colony Theatre and the North Shore Youth Center were fully replaced. SoundScape Park received a major technology upgrade and the long-anticipated Middle Beach Beachwalk got started on construction. Hundreds of new trees were planted…

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Tis’ the Season!

December 4, 2019

Thanks to Miami Beach residents, the city is being showered with gifts this holiday season! With the G.O. Bond Program well underway, quality-of-life enhancements can be seen popping up all over town! Last month, roadways were re-paved and re-surfaced on Lenox Avenue between 6 and 11 streets, and on 10 Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Alton Road. The North Shore Park & Youth Center was spruced up with a fresh interior paint job and new LED lighting fixtures. The Scott Rakow Youth Center was also refreshed with a new layer of interior and exterior paint…

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Street Tree Master Plan – Reforestation Update

July 24, 2020

This year’s G.O. Bond funded South Beach Reforestation Project will plant 65 trees within the Palm View, Flamingo, and South of Fifth Neighborhoods. Trees will be planted along selected city rights-of-way and open spaces. The G.O. Bond Reforestation Project has planted over 650 trees…

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Project Implementation Update #10

July 21, 2020

The purpose of this Letter to Commission is to advise on the status of the implementation of the 38 GO Bond projects approved by the City Commission on the first tranche of funding in the…

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Invitation: 41 Street Corridor Public Presentation

June 17, 2020

The City of Miami Beach has engaged with AECOM to design a Master Plan for the 41 Street Corridor. Please join a virtual Mayor’s Blue Ribbon 41 Street Committee meeting to view the presentation and provide public feedback on…

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