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Town of Cutler Bay, Florida News and Events

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HEADLINES

  • May 3rd: Seminar On Everglades Restoration and Florida Bay
  • May 3rd: Concerned Citizens of Cutler Bay Meeting
  • May 6th: Dr. Dolittle at Pinecrest Gardens

  • A Blast From The Past – Drive-In Movies Are Here!
  • 2016 Cutler Bay Elections – Council Member Sue Ellen Loyzelle and Michael Callahan Open Campaign Accounts

LOCAL EVENTS

Seminar On Everglades Restoration and Florida Bay

Tuesday, May 3rd from 6-9pm. Wetland Ecologist Stephen Davis, III will present an educational seminar on the status of the Everglades restoration and the health of Florida bay. The event takes place at Cutler Bay Town Hall, located at 10720 Caribbean Blvd. See the flyer for more information.

Concerned Citizens of Cutler Bay Meeting

Tuesday, May 3rd, 7pm. The Concerned Citizens will be holding an informal round table discussion on topics of interest to our community. The Concerned Citizens meet at Cornerstone Church, located at 20740 Old Cutler Road. Membership is not required to attend any meeting. For more information, visit CCofCB.org or call Steve Zarzecki at 305-255-4351.

Dr. Dolittle at Pinecrest Gardens

Friday, May 6th at 7pm. Saturday and Sunday, May 7th and 8th at both 3pm and 7pm. Miami Children's Theater will present the magical tale of Dr. Dolittle. General admission is $10.00. For more information visit pinecrest-fl.gov.

10th Annual "All Kids Included" Family Arts Festival

Saturday, May 7th , 10am – 4pm at the South-Dade Cultural Arts Center, located at 10950 SW 211th Street. This kid friendly event features live performances by dancers and musicians, includes magic shows, art projects, face painting, rock wall, free give-a-ways, and more. For more information visit their website.

Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, May 7th from 8-11pm. Visit the zoo for a chance to sample beer and spirits from around the globe. Enjoy great food and a Live performance by Arrested Development. For advance tickets and more information, visit zoomiami.org/BATZ.

Mothers Day Brunch At Fairchild

Sunday, May 8th 10:30am – 2:30pm. Let mom know how special she is by taking her to enjoy a delicious brunch at beautiful Fairchild Gardens. Visit fairchildgarden.org for menu and reservations.

Mothers Day Tea At Fairchild

Sunday, May 8th, 3 – 5pm. Enjoy afternoon tea with mom in beautiful Fairchild Gardens. Enjoy scones, savories, and deserts while listening to live music. For reservations or more information visit their website.

Zoning Workshop – CVS Pharmacy At 87th Ave. Traffic Circle

May 11th at 6pm. The town of Cutler Bay will hold a zoning workshop regarding the proposed plan to build a mixed use development on Old Cutler Road and the 87th Ave traffic circle. The development is expected to include a new CVS along with residential apartments. This is the second time the owner has presented plans for this new development. The hearing is divided into two parts, the first for residents to view the plans and ask questions, and the second for the council. The hearing takes place at Cutler Bay Town Hall, located at 10720 Caribbean Blvd.

Free Concert At The Cultural Arts Center

May 12th at 7:30 pm. Two hundred talented Miami-Dade students will show off their talents at a free concert. Although the event is free you still must reserve your tickets. Visit their website for ticket information.

Town Hall Meeting on Turkey Point

May 12th, from 7 – 9pm. Join District 8 commissioner Daniella Levine Cava for an informational town hall meeting regarding the Turkey Point cooling canals. The meeting takes place at the Palmetto Bay Village Center Palm Room. The Village Center is located at 18001 Old Cutler Road. See the flyer for more information.

Palmetto Bay's Community Yard Sale

Saturday, May 14th from 9am - 1pm. What treasures will you find when you visit Coral Reef Park for the Village of Palmetto Bay's Community Yard Sale. For more information visit palmettobay-fl.gov.

Coral Reef Park Arts& Crafts Festival

Saturday and Sunday, May 21st and 22nd from 10am -5pm. Arts and crafts of all types will be on display and for sale in beautiful Coral Reef Park. The park is located at 7895 SW 152nd St. See the flyer for more information.



COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mayor Flinn Given Award For Increasing Park Space

Palmetto Bay Mayor Eugene Flinn was awarded the Charles H. Crandon Award from Miami-Dade Parks department “for outstanding effort by an elected official to increase park, recreation, and conservation open space opportunities for residents and visitors of Miami-Dade.” Editors Note to Vice-Mayor Sochin and the Cutler Bay town council regarding the property on Old Cutler Rd and 184th Street -Make it a Park!!!

184th Street Roadwork and Detours

Beginning on April 4th, weekdays from 9am – 4pm. A Water and Sewer main installation will cause detours on 184th street. The work is expected to last for 6 weeks. Detour information can be found at http://www.palmertrinity.org/page/About/Campus-Planning.

Who Is Lobbying In Our Town

The Town of Cutler Bay has published the names of lobbyists registered with the town. See the list of registered lobbyists and the projects they are lobbying for.

A Blast From The Past – Drive-In Movies Are Here!

Blue Starlite, a mini drive-in comes to Palmetto Bay. Bring your car, or a comfy chair – walk ins are welcome. The new venue is located at 7290 SW 168th St.(empty lot behind Farm Stores). For movie schedule and ticketing information visit miamiurbandrivein.

Information on Crime In Our Community

How safe is your community or street? Find out where crimes are taking place by visiting crimemapping.com. Is a sexual offender or predator living near you? Visit this miamidade.gov website to find out.



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.

Town Council Meeting and Agenda

Wednesday, May 18th, 7pm. The meeting take place at Cutler Bay Town Hall, located at 10720 Caribbean Boulevard. You can read the agenda when available at cutlerbay.legistar.com.

2016 Cutler Bay Elections – Vice Mayor and Council Seat 2

Have you ever considered running for a seat on the town council? Now is your opportunity to run for the position of Vice Mayor or district council Seat 2. The election takes place on November 8th, but the time to begin your campaign is now. Two candidates have already thrown their hat into the ring. Sue Ellen Loyzelle has announced she is running for the position of Vice-Mayor and Michael Callahan for District Seat 2. (See district map). For information about what you need to do to run for a seat on the Cutler Bay council, contact the town clerk at 305-234-4262 or townclerk@cutlerbay-fl.gov. See the breakdown of the salary and benefits that councilmembers receive (as of April 2016), which totals $36,602.69 for the mayor and $23,50239 for the vice mayor and councilmembers.

Listen To Council Meetings Live

Cutler Bay council meetings and workshops can now be listened to "live" as they are taking place. Visit cutlerbay.legistar.com/Calendar during the meeting and click on the words “in progress”. Past meeting agendas and audio are available from this same link.



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. The Cutler Bay local (#200) is 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.

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