Miami Beach City Commissioner Mark Samuelian said “enough is enough” when it comes to the unsafe behavior of scooter drivers. After hearing last week that scooter operators were not adhering to a new ordinance that made business owners responsible for renter violations, he quickly worked with the City Administration to come up with proposed legislation to […]
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… Concerns like that prompted Miami Beach Commissioner Mark Samuelian to ask for more discussion before the city moves forward on elevating roads in the west avenue corridor. “As I like to say, nothing good happens to properties below the street,” he said. Samuelian worries about the challenges of marrying raised roads to existing lower […]
Asking for money or food near the entrance of a business in Miami Beach is now illegal, under emergency rules put in place by the city because of the coronavirus pandemic. … Commissioner Mark Samuelian defended the new rule, saying on Twitter that panhandling does not “lend itself to social distancing.” … May 17, 2020 […]
Dear Friends and Neighbors, Together we are experiencing an extraordinarily sad and challenging time. I am so grateful for everyone’s efforts and sacrifices. We now appear to be ending the beginning phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and thankfully can start to carefully reopen some businesses with continued vigilance. My number one priority throughout has been […]
… City Commissioner Mark Samuelian is proposing a city resolution in hopes of persuading county leaders to allow condos and apartments to open pools. “It’s a place for people to enjoy the outdoors. Frankly, I think that would help alleviate some of the pressure that we’ve had, for example at South Pointe Park,” the commissioner […]
…At the virtual meeting, the commission did not talk much about what a re-opening could look like. They’re expecting to see a plan at the end of the week. “I think we need to think about reopening but I also think we need to think about the new normal. It’s not an event, it’s a […]
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… His brother Jonathan, the captain and entrepreneur of the robotics team, saw potential. He reached out to Miami Beach Commissioner Mark Samuelian and asked if face shields were something the city could use. “As a team everyone wanted to make it but [we] didn’t want to make it until we knew who we were […]
Home-bound seniors in Miami Beach who show COVID-19 symptoms can now request in-home testing through a private clinic that has partnered with the city to make coronavirus tests available to residents ages 65 and up. MedRite Urgent Care, which operates the only drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Miami Beach, is expected to begin senior testing on Monday […]