NEWS ANNOUNCEMENTS

AECOM Releases Survey Results for the 41 Street Corridor Streetscape Project!
After a public meeting that was held on 10/1 and a one-week-long open feedback session that followed, AECOM has presented final survey results for streetscape preferences...
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Program Team to Present to MB Chamber of Commerce Construction Council
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Construction & Development Council will hear a presentation, followed by discussion, with the Program Team...
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Project Implementation Update #11
The purpose of this Letter to the Commission is to advise on the status of the implementation of the 38 General Obligation Bond (G.O. Bond) Projects approved by the...
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Middle Beach Beachwalk: Construction Update!
The preexisting wooden boardwalk has been completely demolished and work is taking place along the entire project limit. Please note that due to the nature of the project, some areas may not see work taking place for a few...
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41 Street Corridor – Schematic Design Options
See two schematic design options presented by AECOM to revitalize the 41 Street Corridor with the G.O. Bond-funded $15M budget...
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Bayshore Park / Par 3 Project Update
The City of Miami Beach has submitted the required environmental reports and received preliminary approval for the design of the lake by Miami-Dade County Environmental...
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41 Street Corridor Revitalization Project – Public Meeting Invitation!
A virtual public meeting will be held by AECOM and the City of Miami Beach, to present potential schematic design options to the community for their feedback...
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Project Update! Middle Beach Beachwalk
The City of Miami Beach continues work on the Beachwalk project between 23 and 45 streets, including 11 street ends. The preexisting wooden boardwalk has been completely..
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Construction Notice! Cameras on the Beachwalk
With G.O. Bond funding, the Miami Beach Police Department (MBPD) is expanding the city's CCTV security camera system to cover the Beachwalk between 14 Place and 23 Street. The contractor will be directionally boring...
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Construction Notice! Meridian Avenue Street Pavement
We are repaving sections of roadway that were identified as cracked or deteriorated. Meridian Avenue will be paved and striped between 17 Street and Dade...
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Inspector General Releases 2nd Quarterly Report on G.O. Bond Program
This report is written in compliance with Miami Beach Ordinance 2019-4239 which requires the Office of the Inspector General, on a quarterly basis, to prepare and...
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Press Release: Miami Beach Continues to Grow Its Urban Tree Canopy
The City of Miami Beach continues its General Obligation Bond-funded reforestation efforts with its strong partnership with Neat Streets Miami...
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Street Tree Master Plan – Reforestation Update
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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Program Implementation Update #10
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
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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Project Implementation Update #9
The one-year anniversary of the launch of the first tranche of funding ("Tranche 1") of the G.O. Bond Program occurred last month. Despite the impacts of COVID-19, the administration continues to meet...
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Middle Beach Beachwalk Construction Notice!
The City of Miami Beach continues work on the Beachwalk project between 24 and 45 streets, including 11 street ends. The preexisting wooden boardwalk has been completely demolished and work is...
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Design Criteria for the 72 Street Community Complex Project
Today, the city held a virtual presentation to unveil details of the Design Criteria Package (DCP) for the major project in North Beach. See the presentation...
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Inspector General Releases First Quarterly Report of G.O. Bond Program
The Office of the Inspector General has conducted its first audit of the G.O. Bond Program, releasing its first official report. This report is expected quarterly...
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Nautilus Drive Street/Sidewalk Construction Notice!
Beginning on May 4 for approximately three weeks, the City of Miami Beach will begin repaving Nautilus Drive from W 42 to W 46 streets. The contractor will provide access to residents at all times...
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North Bay Road Street/Sidewalk Construction Notice!
Beginning on April 13, the City of Miami Beach will begin resurfacing and repaving North Bay Road between Alton Road and 41 Street.
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13 Street Street/Sidewalk Construction Notice!
Beginning on April 13 for one week, the City of Miami Beach will begin removing the existing surface and repaving 13 Street between Alton Road and Michigan Avenue...
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Project Implementation Update #8
A total of 33 out of 57 G.O. Bond projects are in some form of "Active" status and 3 projects are completed. Approximately $15.4 million dollars have been spent and another $26.3 million are encumbered for a total of $41.7 million...
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Palm View Street/Sidewalk Construction Notice!
Deteriorated streets and sidewalks will be repaved, resurfaced and gutters will be renovated to improve drainage in the following areas...
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Project Implementation Update #7
A total of 31 out of 57 G.O. Bond projects are in some form of "Active" status and 3 projects are completed. Approximately $13.9 million dollars have been spent and another $21.2 million are encumbered for a total of $35 million....
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Palm & Hibiscus Construction Update
The landscaping tree protection, removal and relocation phase is complete. Installation of the new irrigation system in the median is underway...
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Project Implementation Update #6
The purpose of this Letter to the Commission ("LTC") is to advise you on the status of the implementation of the 38 General Obligation Bond (G.O. Bond) Projects approved by the City Commission for the first tranche of funding (Tranche 1) in the...
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New Year, New View – MB Magazine
Late last year, the City of Miami Beach launched its first open data platform for the benefit of public access and information...
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Flamingo Park Street/Sidewalk Construction Notice!
Deteriorated streets and sidewalks will be repaved, resurfaced and gutters will be renovated to improve drainage in the following areas...
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Normandy Isle Street/Sidewalk Construction Notice!
Deteriorated streets and sidewalks will be repaved and resurfaced, and gutters will be renovated to improve drainage in the following areas...
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Project Implementation Update #5
The purpose of this Letter to Commission (LTC) is to advise on the status of the implementation of the 38 G.O. Bond projects approved by the City Commission for the...
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Nautilus Traffic Calming Construction Notice!
On Tuesday, December 10, the city will begin stamping the asphalt pattern on the newly constructed speed tables throughout the Nautilus neighborhood. Speed tables are midblock traffic calming devices that...
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Middle Beach Beachwalk Ph3 Construction Notice!
The Mid-Beach Beachwalk project, between streets 24 and 45, has commenced construction. Work will begin at the south end working north. Construction will take approximately...
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Miami Beach Celebrates Groundbreaking, Phase 3 of Beachwalk
Join the City of Miami Beach at the 37 Street Boardwalk for a groundbreaking ceremony for phase 3 of the Middle Beach Beachwalk on Wednesday, November 20 at 4 p.m...
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Palm & Hibiscus Landscaping Notice!
The city is beautifying Palm and Hibiscus Islands by improving the landscape within the medians. Work will be scheduled for Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m...
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Project Implementation Update #4
The purpose of this Letter to the Commission ("LTC") is to advise you on the status of the implementation of the 38 G.O. Bond Projects approved by the City Commission for the first tranche of funding in the amount of $152,466,449 including issuance costs...
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Lenox Street Pavement Construction Notice
Deteriorated streets and sidewalks will be repaved and resurfaced, and gutters will be renovated to improve drainage on Lenox Ave. between 6 and 11 Streets...
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City’s First Inspector General to Begin Duties
On November 6, 2018, 81 percent of Miami Beach voters approved an amendment to the City Charter, which created the City of Miami Beach Office of Inspector General; established the functions of the office; provided the Inspector General with the power to subpoena witnesses, administer oaths, and require...
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From the MB Magazine: Voice In Action! A Promising First Year
Only one year in to the G.O. Bond Program and just six months after the first issuance of bond funding, the city has made major headway on project implementation. Today, 14 of the 57 total projects are either under construction or complete - laying the groundwork for...
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Message from the Mayor: Your G.O. Bond
Mayor's Deep Dive: Since passage of the G.O. Bonds just 11 months ago, we already have 28 active projects in progress - from citywide street and sidewalk repaving to park improvements to traffic calming measures...
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Miami Beach Unveils New 4K Technology with New World Symphony in SoundScape Park
Join the City of Miami Beach for the debut of the 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) visual technology at SoundScape Park. Approved by Miami Beach voters...
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Nautilus Traffic Calming Construction Notice 2
On Monday, September 30, the contractor is scheduled to begin working two speed tables along Nautilus Drive between 46 Street and...
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LTC: G.O. Bond Project Dashboard Launch
After months of designing and troubleshooting the G.O. Bond Program team is ready to formally launch its new "Project Dashboard" tab on the website www.GOMBINFO.com . The Project Dashboard is the result of a collective city effort to make all G.O. Bond project...
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Nautilus Traffic Calming Construction Notice
The city will begin constructing speed tables along 47 Street. Speed tables are midblock traffic calming devices that raise the entire wheelbase of a vehicle to reduce its travel speed. The installation...
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New World Symphony Presents 100th WALLCAST Concert, Unveiling New Technology
The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS), will present its 100th WALLCAST® concert on Opening Night – Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 7:30 PM... The WALLCAST® concert will be the first-ever to be presented in...
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Nautilus’ Polo Park
Join the City of Miami Beach for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Nautilus' Polo Park to celebrate the recently completed construction that was funded as part of the city's $439 million total General Obligation (G.O.)...
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August 2019 – Project Implementation Update #3
The purpose of this Letter to the Commission ("LTC") is to advise you on the status of the implementation of the 38 General Obligation Bond (G .O. Bond) Projects approved by the City Commission for the first tranche of funding (Tranche 1)...
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Tree Planting Begins in North Beach
As part of the G.O. Bond-funded project to expand the city's urban tree canopy, the city has partnered with Neat Streets Miami to start reforestation efforts in Normandy Isles neighborhoods and Brittany Bay Park...
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Miami Beach Continues to Grow its Urban Tree Canopy
Known for its unique urban tree canopy, the City of Miami Beach will soon be welcoming more trees into its green lush environment. Awarded a $40,000 grant from Neat Streets Miami...
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Construction Advisory! Street & Sidewalk Work Continues on 15 Street
Street paving and sidewalk improvement work continues on to 15 Street between Washington Avenue and Lenox Avenue. Read the notice for information...
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GO#5: BAYWALK (Pedestrian Bridge) – Design Renderings
The City Commission endorsed a new design for the pedestrian bridge project that will welcome drivers as they enter Miami Beach from the MacArthur Causeway...
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Construction Advisory! Street and Sidewalk Repairs on Allison Road
Streets and sidewalks on Allison Road are up next to receive repairs! Please note the parking restrictions for the week of the construction...
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Miami Beach Kicks Off First Phase of $2M Traffic Calming Effort in Nautilus Neighborhood
Miami Beach Kicks Off First Phase of $2 Million Traffic Calming Effort in Nautilus Neighborhood. Join the City of Miami Beach as it breaks ground on the first portion of its citywide traffic calming project to make residential streets safer and more pedestrian-friendly. Beginning with the Nautilus area...
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July 2019 – Project Implementation Update #2
The purpose of this Letter to the Commission (LTC) is to advise you on the status of the implementation of the 38 G.O. Bond Projects approved by the City Commission for the first tranche of funding (Tranche 1) in the amount of $152,466,449 including insurance costs...
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Construction Advisory! Street & Sidewalk Repairs to Begin in North Beach
The work on Meridian Avenue between 5 and 15 street is almost complete. Maimonides Street, between Vichy Drive and Rue Notre Dame, will be repaired next. In July, Biarritz Drive and Allison Road will also be worked on.
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May 2019 – Project Implementation Update #1
The purpose of this LTC is to advise the Mayor and City Commission on the status of the implementation of the 38 GO Bond Projects approved by the City Commission for the first tranche of funding...
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GO#15: PAR3/BAYSHORE PARK – Design Renderings
2795 Prairie Avenue is getting a new Community Park! An outdoor amphitheater, a small and large dog park, and a lakeside walking trail are just some of the many features to come!
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Construction Advisory! Street & Sidewalk Improvements
Street and sidewalk repairs will take place on Meridian Avenue between 5 and 15 streets. Construction work begins on Monday...
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Miami Beach Wastes No Time in Implementing G.O. Bond Projects
On the heels of a successful trip to Wall Street last month, selling the first tranche of general obligation (G.O.) bonds for a better rate than estimated, the City of Miami Beach will celebrate the launch of its $439 million G.O. Bond Program on Friday, May 10 at 2 p.m. Join the Mayor & Commission at Meridian Avenue...
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On Your Mark, Get Set, G.O.! Miami Beach Bonds Hit the Wall Street Market!
The first tranche of Miami Beach General Obligation Bonds successfully hit the market today. City Manager Jimmy L. Morales and CFO John Woodruff travelled to New York City to personally oversee the bond pricing and sale process on Wall Street...
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AA+ and Aa2 G.O. Bond Credit Ratings
The purpose of this LTC is to advise you of the credit ratings assigned by Standard & Poors (S&P) and Moody’ s to the City’ s 2019 general obligation bonds and outstanding prior G. O. bonds. I would like to underscore that both S&P and Moody’s have recently incorporated risks from climate change and severe weather events into their credit rating analysis. Read the...
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Miami Beach Issues First Tranche of General Obligation Bond
Today, the Miami Beach City Commission unanimously approved the issuance of $153 million as part of the first tranche of the city’s $439 million general obligation bond. During the months of January and February 2019...
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Miami Beach Establishes G.O. Bond Oversight Committee
As the City of Miami Beach moves forward with the implementation of its $439 million general obligation bond approved by voters this past November, the Mayor & City Commission has appointed an oversight committee to monitor bond projects with a goal of delivering what was promised — on time, on scope and on budget...
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Program Overview & Update
On November 6, 2018, the electorate of the City of Miami Beach approved the issuance of $439,000,000 of general obligation bonds, consisting of (i) $169,000,000 for parks, recreational facilities, and cultural facilities, (ii) $198,000,000 for neighborhoods and infrastructure, and (iii) $72,000,000 for police, fire, public safety, and security improvements...
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