Two special guest speakers were featured in Palmetto Bay's Hurricane Preparedness Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, June 6th: Meteorologists Robert Molleda (NOAA) and Ryan Phillips (NBC6). They said this year we could see up to 19 named storms,of which six to 10 could become hurricanes, including three to six major hurricanes. Now is the time to start thinking about your family's hurricane plan they advised. You can check your home's flood zone on our website. To see the full presentation, click here.
Recreation, County Openings
At the Regular Council Meeting this week, Interim Manager Greg Truitt announced details of anew Emergency Orderthatreintroduces the use of bicycles and skates on the pathways at Coral Reef Park and Palmetto Bay Park. Additionally, the parking lot at Palmetto Bay Park and Ludovici Park is now open. Although Ludovici Park is not yet open, the parking area will open to accommodate patrons from the Miami-Dade County Library which opened this week.
Additionally, the Village will soon be posting information on its half-day Tennis Summer Camp program. The program is tentatively scheduled to start on June 29th and will operate Monday through Friday, from 9 am to noon. More information to follow.
On Thursday, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced that he signedAmendment 2 to Emergency Order 23-20Amendment 2 to Emergency Order 23-20, allowing gyms, fitness centers, summer camps, youth activities, banquet halls and massage studios, as well as tattoo parlors to open on Monday, June 8th. These businesses must operate according to the guidelines in the New Normal Handbook in order to remain open. Visit here to access the handbook.
Voting by Mail
If you have concerns about voting in person due to COVID-19, you can always complete your ballot at home and send it in by mail. To see a short how-to video, click here.
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