Village of Palmetto Bay
COVID-19 Updates
May 20, 2020
NEWS UPDATES
As part of its " Moving to a New Normal " process, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez issued Emergency Order 23-20 allowing for the re-opening of non-essential businesses throughout the county, including Palmetto Bay, with some restrictions. To assist business owners in developing their own reopening protocols, the County Mayor has published this " Initial Reopening Plan " detailing the rules under which businesses may operate.

Palmetto Bay has been making contact with commercial owners within the Village to provide the county plan , along with information detailing the specific protocols that apply to their business type .




During a Virtual Special Council that took place on May 14th, the Village Council voted to reopen the two main parks in the Village; Coral Reef Park and Palmetto Bay Park. Y ou can  watch this short video  by Mayor Cunningham informing residents of the meeting discussion and outcome.

Following Council direction, Interim Village Manager Greg Truitt issued Emergency Order 03-20  for the reopening of the facilities and to outline the specific uses allowed and the new rules for the parks. At this time, the Village is considering allowing bicycling and skating on the paths.

All other parks remain closed. All park staff has been assigned to the two open parks to enforce the park rules and provide assistance to park visitors.
UPDATES AT-A-GLANCE
VILLAGE OPERATING SCHEDULE
  • Village Hall is closed to the public. However building permits and zoning applications may be dropped off at Village Hall, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Click the previous links for details.
  • Local Business Tax Applications accepted.
  • Coral Reef Park and Palmetto Bay Park are open to the public under certain restrictions. All other parks remain closed at this time.
  • Main line at 305-259-1234 is still open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm.
  • Freebee on-demand service is available Monday-Saturday; 7 am to 7 pm; download the app.
  • Both Park and Ride facilities remain closed. All bus service to and from South Dadeland Metrorail Station is suspended.
  • The Village of Palmetto Bay will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Coral Reef Park & Palmetto Bay Park will be open.
PUBLIC MEETINGS
  • Charter Review Commission Meeting (via conference call) - May 20, 6:30 pm
  • Call in Number: 1-904-900-2303
  • Meeting ID: 126 966 4892
  • Charter Review Commission Meeting (via conference call) - May 27, 6:30 pm
  • Call in Number: 1-904-900-2303
  • Meeting ID: 126 231 8275 
  • All remaining task force and committee meetings are canceled through May 30, 2020.
Available Village Services

  • Building permits; read our online instructions
  • Local Business Tax Licenses: read our online instructions
  • Planning & Zoning applications: read our online instructions
  • Freebee (on-demand): available Monday-Saturday; 7 am to 7 pm; download the app.
  • Public Records Requests: request online or via by contacting the Village Clerk.
  • Code Compliance: report complaints to 305-259-1272 or via email
  • Criminal Registering: available at the following locations:
  • South District: 10800 SW 211 Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189
  • Town of Cutler Bay Station: 10720 Caribbean Blvd., Suite 200, Cutler Bay, FL 33189
  • Police Reports: request by phone 305-278-4000 or online
Canceled Village Services

  • Community events
  • Coral Reef Park Farmer's Market
  • Garage sale permits 
  • Special Event permits 
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Background check services
  • Bus services to and from the South Dadeland Metrorail Station
  • Passport services; click this link for information about Passport Services offered by the US Department of State.
  • Golf cart registration
  • In-person Public Record Requests
  • In-person Criminal Registering
  • In-Person Police Reports
Palmetto Bay Continues to Extend Emergency Declaration

On Friday, March 13, Palmetto Bay Mayor Karyn Cunningham and Interim Village Manager Greg Truitt declared a State of Emergency for the Village of Palmetto Bay . The declaration, which is valid for 7 days, was extended for the first time on Friday, March 20th and has been extended each week thereafter. A new extension was signed earlier this week. The order ensures all necessary resources will be available if needed to respond to COVID-19 emergencies, including the purchase of necessary supplies.

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