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Town of Cutler Bay, Florida News and Events

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HEADLINES

  • March 16th- Repairs to Black Point Marina Jetty Begin
  • March 28th: Earth Hour
  • March 29th- Annual Deering Estate Seafood Festival

  • Town Website Unavailable- Get Contact Information
  • Cutler Ridge School To Get $12.6 Million Upgrade

LOCAL EVENTS

Miami-Dade Youth Fair

March 12th – April 5th. It's that time again for rides, exhibitions, concerts, rides, student exhibits, and lots of food. Don't miss the fun. Visit their website for more information or to order tickets online at thefair.me/thefair.

Earth Hour On March 28th

On Saturday, March 28th from 8:30pm to 9:30pm. Join millions of people across the world as they turn off their lights for one hour to raise awareness about creating a sustainable world. For more information, visit earthhour.org.

Annual Deering Estate Seafood Festival

Sunday, March 29th from 10am-6pm. Savor delectable fresh seafood at the Deering Estate's Seafood Festival on the Bay. This event features food, entertainment, scenic boat rides, celebrity cooking demonstrations, and an exciting Kids zone. Admission is $25 for adults ($15 if purchased in advance on-line) and $5.00 for Children ages 4-14. The event takes place at the Deering Estate, located at 16701 SW 72nd Ave. For more information or to purchase discount tickets in advance, call 305-235-1668 ext. 266, or visit deeringestate.org.

Baynanza Registration Is Now Open

Saturday, April 25th is clean up day when thousand of volunteers work to clean up our shoreline. You too can show your love of the environment by registering to help. Registration is now open. Visit the Baynanza website to register and for more information about the event. Nearby clean-up sites include the Deering Estate, Palmetto Bay Village Center, and Black Point Marina.



COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Town Website Unavailable

The Town of Cutler Bay's official website has been hacked repeatedly in the past few weeks making it difficult to access information. The town has temporarily shut it down. For the convenience of our readers, we are providing a flyer with some links and contact information

Repairs to Black Point Marina Jetty Repairs Begin on March 16th

Repair work to the Black Point Marina jetty in Biscayne National Park is set to begin March 16, 2015. The end of the jetty and the Black Creek trail will be closed to entry for four weeks while construction work is completed. For more information, read the press release.

Pollution Solutions Video Contest

Energy is sponsoring a video contest for students in grades 4–12. Your video could win $1000 for your school and $300 for yourself. To find out more, read the following flyer.

Mangrove-Kayak Adventures

Various Dates. The town of Palmetto Bay offers a monthly 3-hour guided kayak tour where participants can learn more about mangroves and how they are an important part of our ecosystem. The tours launch from Thalatta Estate, 17301 Old Cutler Road. Space is limited and you must register in advance. For more information, read the flyer.

Sign The Petition For Solar Rights

Florida is one of only five states that do not allow residents to purchase electricity from companies that will install solar panels onto your home or business. Sign the petition to end this prohibition. Visit flsolarchoice.org.

Book Drive

Do you have any new or gently used children's books that are collecting dust? Drop them off at select Miami-Dade Police locations and put them back into circulation. See the flyer for the closest drop-off locations.

Free Online Courses Available

Miami-Dade library card holders can now access free technology training taught by experts. To find out more, visit mdpls.org.

More Development, More Traffic on Old Cutler Road

Development of 9 acres of uplands on Old Cutler Road adjacent to Cutler Bay Coastal Wetlands could move forward bringing a potential 4 story buildings, and additional traffic to our community. Find out more by visiting livablecutler.blogspot.com.



CUTLER BAY GOVERNMENT

Cutler Bay Government Information

For more information about the town's charter, agendas, ordinances, how to contact town officials, the town's website, and more, visit our Cutler Bay Government page.

Cutler Bay Town Council Meeting

The town council will hold their monthly meeting on March 18th, 7pm at Cutler Bay Town Hall. A few items of interest on the agenda are listed below:

  • A request to hire a firm to develop a plan for a potential aquatics facility and estimated costs of a new pool facility.
  • A request to hire a firm to create a plan for a Town Center Plaza (including skate park) on property located adjacent to the parking lot of town hall in the Southland mall.
  • A request to refinance the town's debt for the Town Hall building and adjacent property.
  • Updates to the town's Comprehensive plan and Amendments to the Towns Growth Management plan.

Cutler Bay Strategic Master Plan: 2014-2019

See the Town of Cutler Bay's Strategic Plan for the years 2014 through 2019.



MISCELLANEOUS LINKS OF INTEREST

Cutler Bay Mini-Bus Information

The Cutler Bay Mini-Bus is in service Monday through Saturday from 8:30 am until 5:35 pm. The fare is 25 cents. See the brochure for general route information, approximate arrival times, and a detailed map of individual bus stops. The Cutler Bay local (#200) is also tracked on the County Transit page. Get information on your smartphone at miamidade.gov/transit/mobile/ or download the Miami Dade Transit Tracker app at miamidade.gov/transit/transit-tracker-app.

Watering Schedule

Watering is not allowed between 10am and 4pm. Odd-numbered street address may water on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays, even numbered addresses Thursdays and/or Sundays. For more information, visit miamidade.gov/waterconservation.

Events At The South Dade Cultural Arts Center

For Ticket / Event information for the South Dade Cultural Arts Center, visit smdcac.org/events.

Find The Cheapest Local Gas Prices

Visit this website to compare local gas prices GasBuddy.com.

Cutler Bay 2010 Census Information

Find Traffic Hot Spots

Movies At Southland Mall Regal Cinemas



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