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Sep 12 Miami Beach Passes Ban on Herbicides with Glyphosate

Miami Beach Passes Ban on Herbicides with Glyphosate

Today, the Miami Beach City Commission passed a resolution directing the city manager to ban the use of herbicides containing glyphosate by all city employees and contractors in the performance of landscaping and maintenance work on all city-owned properties.

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Sep 13 Miami Beach Launches University of Miami PrEP Mobile Wellness Clinic

Miami Beach Launches University of Miami PrEP Mobile Wellness Clinic

South Florida has long been known for its high HIV infection rate. In response to the concerning and growing epidemic, the City of Miami Beach has partnered with the University of Miami (UM), Prevention 305 and the Hotel Gaythering to launch UM’s PrEP Mobile Wellness Clinic. Beginning Monday, October 1, the clinic will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. outside of the Hotel Gaythering on Lincoln Road.

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Sep 14 Miami Beach Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Miami Beach Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

As a vibrant and diverse tropical metropolis, the City of Miami Beach, along with their Hispanic Affairs Committee is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with another year of free cultural events and happenings.

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Sep 14 Be Ballot Ready

Be Ballot Ready

Be ballot ready. Join us for community meetings intended to provide a deeper understanding of the Inspector General, Convention Center Hotel and G.O. Bond ballot items. You will have an opportunity to hear and meet from key city leaders.

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Sep 11 Miami Beach Celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day

Miami Beach Celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day

Joining thousands of others on the world’s largest single-day volunteer event for oceans, the City of Miami Beach in partnership with VolunteerCleanup.org is hosting numerous shoreline cleanups on Saturday, September 15 in honor of the Ocean Conservancy’s 33rd International Coastal Cleanup (ICC).

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Aug 6 City of Miami Beach is Welcoming Back the 2018 International Tennis Federation’s World Individual and Team Tennis Championships for Second Year

City of Miami Beach is Welcoming Back the 2018 International Tennis Federation’s World Individual and Team Tennis Championships for Second Year

Miami Beach is not just a relaxation destination, but an international hot spot for recreational sports. With palm trees and a pristine beach as their backdrop, the finest senior tennis players from around the world will compete in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tennis Championships at the Miami Beach and Flamingo Park Tennis Centers to take their swing at a win. Team championships will take center court from Sunday, October 21 through Friday, October 26. Individual championships will be held Saturday, October 27 through Saturday, November 3.

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Aug 7 Greater Miami and the Beaches Selected for Resilience Accelerator Workshop

Greater Miami and the Beaches Selected for Resilience Accelerator Workshop

At the forefront of climate change adaption and mitigation, the City of Miami Beach has attracted expert attention from the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities, Urban Land Institute (ULI), Harvard University and more – all who have been proactive in helping to shape the City’s resiliency strategy.

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Aug 17 City of Miami Beach’s Transportation Director Earns  2018 “Government Engineer of the Year”

City of Miami Beach’s Transportation Director Earns 2018 “Government Engineer of the Year”

Since 2011, Miami Beach Transportation Director José R. Gonzalez has put Miami Beach in gear by managing transportation throughout the urban island. Whether in the right lane to resiliency or on the fast track to ensure equitable transit options citywide, it’s no wonder this innovative executive was recently named the 2018 Government Engineer of the Year by the ASCE of Miami-Dade County.

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Jul 25 City of Miami Beach Moves to Protect Hotel and Hostel Employees from Sexual Harassment and Assault

City of Miami Beach Moves to Protect Hotel and Hostel Employees from Sexual Harassment and Assault

For years, the hospitality industry in Miami Beach has been a profitable and significant part of the City’s economy and character. As such, ensuring the protection and welfare of these employees is a top priority to the City.

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