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Maurice Gibb Park is Stayin’ Alive with G.O. Bond Funding

Maurice Gibb Park, located on the western portion of the Sunset Harbor neighborhood on Purdy Avenue, is getting a $3.3 million G.O. Bond makeover. In 2007, the three-acre park was dedicated to former longtime Miami Beach resident Maurice Gibb, a member of the seven-time Grammy Award-winning group the Bee Gees, to memorialize his life and his creative contribution to the City of Miami Beach…

Polo Park 2.0: A Super Speedy Summer Makeover

Breaking ground next month, Polo Park will undergo a speedy renovation as part of the G.O. Bond Program. In only one month of construction time, the park will reopen this August for public use with $500,000 in upgrades. Polo Park, located at 4301 Meridian Avenue, is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. It is equipped with a playground, tennis and basketball courts, and a multi-use baseball field…

Making Summer Safer with G.O. Bond Securities

As the nation reflects on yet another mass shooting from last week, it is helpful to know that the City of Miami Beach has three separate public safety G.O. Bond projects that are officially in-the-works, including: 1. License Plate Readers (LPRs)
, 2. Public Safety Radio System
, 3. Security in Public Spaces. License Plate Readers use advanced software recognition technology to capture license plate tags and run them against nationwide…

Paving the Way to Our Future…Literally!

On Friday May 10, the City of Miami Beach broke ground on the first two construction projects to be funded as part of the $439 million G.O. Bond Program that residents voted to approved just 6 months ago in a November referendum: Street Pavement and Sidewalk Improvements projects. Starting first with the areas that have been identified to be in the worst condition, a total of $43 million will be spent on renovating streets and sidewalks within and across South Beach…

Resilience, In Action!

As the City of Miami Beach implements the G.O. Bond Program that residents voted to approve last November, it is important to remember WHY the capital investment is so vital to the future of Miami Beach. Let’s explore this through the lens of urban resilience! The G.O. Bond Program is a $439 million investment in the future of the city. Therefore, it is also a $439 million contribution towards its resilience status and sustainability…

On Your Mark, Get Set, G.O.!

The first tranche of Miami Beach General Obligation Bonds hit the market today! City Manager Jimmy Morales and CFO John Woodruff traveled to New York City to personally oversee the bond pricing and sale process on Wall Street. The morning kicked off with a meeting at the offices of J.P. Morgan where the bonds were priced and prepared for distribution…

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