Volume 2 | January 21, 2023
"Inside Palmetto Bay" is Back!
Get ready to meet your Communications Division face-to-face, Palmetto Bay, because our monthly news program is back with a brand-new look! Hosted by our Public Relations Officer Robert Treadwell and our Media Specialist Gloria Rodriguez, "Inside Palmetto Bay" is a monthly video news segment packed with details about Village Council meetings, park events, updates and changes to Village amenities or services, and plenty of other useful information. Click below to watch our first episode and stay tuned for more new episodes each month.
News You Can Use
Palmetto Bay Park's Walking Paths Get a Fresh New Look
At the end of 2022, the walking paths at Palmetto Bay Park were completely repaired and renovated by our contractor, VG Construction Solutions. The entire walkway along the east side of the park was rebuilt, and 950 feet of new pathway was installed along the west side of the park. Root barriers were also put in place to help prevent any future damage to the new trail system. These before-and-after photos show just how wonderfully improved the new paths are; come out for a stroll and see for yourself!
Sign Up Now for Girls Softball
All interested players from ages 6-14 are invited to join the Bay City Fastpitch Girls Recreational Softball League, with games held at both Palmetto Bay Park and Franjo Park. No experience required, all level of players welcome!

Registration closes January 31, so sign up today!

Click here for more details or to register.
Reminders for our Dog Park Visitors
As dog owners and their furry friends take advantage of the cooler weather to enjoy an outing at Perrine Wayside Dog Park, please remember the rules and guidelines that keep the area safe and fun for everyone.

Please Do:

  • Make sure your dog is healthy, free of parasites and infections, and up to date on vaccines
  • Make sure your dog is friendly, sociable, and has no serious behavior issues with humans or other dogs
  • Remove your dog’s leash when entering the park, but keep it handy in case it’s needed
  • Keep an eye on your dog at all times and make sure it responds to basic commands such as sit, come, and leave it
  • Be prepared to interrupt if your dog is involved in an altercation of any kind, and leave the park if your dog is being too rough
  • Take advantage of our small dog area to avoid accidental injuries caused by larger dogs
  • Supervise your children and consider leaving kids under age nine at home
  • Read and follow all other rules posted at the park

Please Don’t:

  • Please don’t bring unaltered males, females in heat, or puppies under four months old into the park
  • Please don’t let your dog wear choke, prong, or shock collars, and remove harnesses before entering the park
  • Please don’t bring more than three dogs per person to the park
  • Please don’t allow your dog to bark aggressively or incessantly
  • Please don’t bring food (dog or human), treats, or toys into the park, and remember that smoking and glass containers are also prohibited
Palmetto Bay's Special Art Event Happens Tonight!
We hope you'll join us for a unique art experience as ArtSouth and the Village of Palmetto Bay present an exhibition of creative works from the Everglades Correctional Institute's Visual Arts Dormitory. Members of this one-of-a-kind program use art as a means for both therapy and self-expression, and their collective work reveals a fascinating look at the creative potential of one of society's often overlooked communities.

See the full details below, or email info@artsouthmiami.org for more information.
Palmer Trinity Hosts Concert by Grammy Nominee Shelly Berg
On February 5, Palmer Trinity School will host a free concert by Shelly Berg, the Dean of the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. Mr. Berg is a five-time Grammy-nominated arranger, orchestrator, and producer who will be playing a selection of acclaimed jazz and classical pieces on Trinity Chapel's new Steinway piano. Click here for more details.

Sunday, February 5, 2023
4:00 p.m.

Palmer Trinity School, Trinity Chapel
8001 SW 184 Street
Miami, FL 33158

Important News About Voting By Mail
Due to changes made by the Florida Legislature in 2021, requests for a vote-by-mail (VBM) ballot now expire every two years, after each General Election. Voters who wish to vote by mail in 2023 and 2024 must now fill out a new request and submit it to the Elections Department.

Click here for Miami-Dade County's full guidelines and instructions for requesting a new VBM ballot, including a link to the ballot request form.
This Year's Earth Day Art Contest Opens Soon!
The annual Earth Day Art Contest allows middle school students (grades 6-8) to express their care and concern for the planet through artwork. The theme for this year's contest is "Invest in our Planet," a continuation of last year's well-received campaign. The contest will open for registration on January 23, with more details to come!

Upcoming Community Events
January 21, 28, February 4

January 22, 29, February 5
January 23, 30
January 25
Class full, registration closed
February 7, 21
February 9
Meeting Calendar
Meeting Video Links

Village Officials
Mayor & Council
Vice Mayor
Council, Seat 1
Council, Seat 2
Council, Seat 3
Charter Officers
Village Manager
Village Attorney
Village Clerk
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