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RE Miami Beach: “tougher penalties approved for sidewalk café violations”

Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber secured another victory in his proposal to overhaul the City’s Entertainment District with the passage of an ordinance that toughens the penalties for violating the Sidewalk Café Code of Conduct. This is the third piece of legislation in his effort to get what he calls the “anything goes” attitude of …

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ABC Action: “Florida not revealing how contact tracing is going, other states struggling to keep up”

Failing, overburdened and outpaced by COVID-19, that’s how some are describing the state’s contact tracing program. Investigative Reporter Katie LaGrone finds out where the program stands despite the state revealing little about its efforts Touted as a major weapon in the war to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Florida’s contact tracing program remains …

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NBC Miami: “Miami-Dade County Leaders Give Update on #Resilient305 Project”

Leaders in Miami-Dade County say the ‘#Resilient305’ project has made progress since being launched over a year ago. “The purpose of this was to get us all together and agree on some common objectives some common goals that would raise everybody,” said Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber an event Friday. He is one of several …

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WSVN: “Miami Beach, North Bay Village declare Friday as Deco Drive Day in honor of 25th birthday”

We weren’t making a big deal about Deco’s 25th birthday, but when officials across South Florida are making a whole production about us, what can we do? Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber: “Happy birthday, Deco Drive! Wow, the big 25!” It’s official, Friday was Deco Drive Day in Miami Beach. Mayor Dan Gelber issued a …

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Local 10: “Miami Beach starts to deliver 300 vaccines to local seniors”

Miami Beach started to deliver Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines to seniors’ apartments on Wednesday in South Beach, as part of a program that aims to vaccinate 300 seniors. Fire Rescue personnel arrived at Council Towers North with the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. They were carrying blue bins and rolling in coolers for some of …

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Miami’s Community Newspaper: “Emergency Grants Available for Miami Beach Small Businesses”

Small businesses in Miami Beach that have been hurt by the pandemic can soon apply for up to $20,000 in emergency grant money. The funds can be used to pay for rent, mortgages, utilities, payrolls, operating supplies and other types of business expenses. “The City of Miami Beach through the efforts of Mayor Dan Gelber …

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RE Miami Beach: “economic analysis attempts to prove positive impact of Miami beach’s entertainment district”

A new economic analysis of the South Beach Entertainment District commissioned by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce shows the positive financial benefits of the district known as the MXE. The report was an attempt to answer two previous cost-benefit calculations by City staff and an outside consultant. Mayor Dan Gelber who is pushing to …

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MSN: “Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber Appeals To Congress To Help Those Most Affected By COVID Pandemic”

On Saturday, South Florida mayors called on Congress to bring help to those most affected by the pandemic. Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber said, “This is not a Republican issue. It’s not a Democratic issue. It is about food insecurity about the most elemental needs of families in our country and we are urging Congress …

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