Your Village @ Work - February 10, 2018
In Case You Missed It...Coyote Workshop Comes to Palmetto Bay this February 20th!
As reported earlier in January, there have been several coyote sightings in Palmetto Bay over the past months. Several residents have seeing the illusive mammals roaming Palmetto Bay streets.

In a recent interview with NBC Channel 6,
Palmetto Bay resident Sandi Dunmann confirmed that she had spotted a coyote in her neighborhood. Residents, like Mrs. Dunmann, have expressed concern over the safety of their small pets.

Mayor Flinn has received several reports of animals being removed. "We've had a few incidents of people observing actual cats being taken", indicated Mayor Flinn to NBC Channel 6 . The Mayor has documented the sightings in his personal blog and has invited representatives from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation (FWC) to head an informational workshop at Village Hall to discuss how residents can coexist with coyotes and also present valuable biological information on these species.

According to the FWC, there have been 67 documented cases of coyotes found throughout the state. The agency is looking to provide guidance to avoid conflict with the wildlife and to ensure the safety of the residents and the animals. The story has also been featured in this Miami Herald article .

The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm at Village Hall.
Other Highlights:
  • SAVE THE DATE to attend the Traffic Town Hall on Tuesday, February 13th at Village Hall
  • Attend our Zoning Hearing on Monday, February 12th.
  • Village Hall is closed on Monday, February 19th in observance of President's Day- Parks are open during regular hours.
Coming this Week
  • 5 pm - Tree Advisory Board, Village Hall
  • 6:30 pm - Services Administrative Advisory Committee, Village Hall
Coming this Month
  • Village Hall will be closed in observance of President's Day. The I-Bus will not be operational, however, all Village parks will be open for regular hours.
  • 7 pm - Committee of the Whole Workshop, Village Hall
  • 8 pm - Special Council Meeting, Village Hall
  • 7 pm - Local Planning Agency Meeting/ Public Hearing, Village Hall
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