Tag: Miami Beach city commission

Miami Beach says no more delays for medical marijuana

Miami Beach Miami Beach commissioners on Wednesday voted not to extend a four-month ban on medical marijuana dispensaries past May 17, when the current ban expires. Saying “the people have voted,” Mayor Phillip Levine said I don’t think we need to slow things down.” Commissioners voted in January to extend

Initiative to cap building heights in Miami Beach hits snag

South Beach Miami Beach Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez’s attempt to reach a compromise between her colleagues and a group of citizens leading a ballot initiative to restrict increasing maximum building heights in the city failed to get any traction Wednesday night. Gonzalez sponsored a resolution that would have been…

Miami Beach commissioners take steps to reduce Ocean Drive noise

Ocean Drive in Miami Beach Miami Beach commissioners, frustrated with the proliferation of multi-passenger golf buggies that ferry tourists around South Beach while blaring loud music, asked the city’s Neighborhoods Committee Wednesday night to look into ways to reduce noise on Ocean Drive. Last year the city commission voted to…

Miami Beach commissioners take steps to reduce Ocean Drive noise

Ocean Drive in Miami Beach Miami Beach commissioners, frustrated with the proliferation of multi-passenger golf buggies that ferry tourists around South Beach while blaring loud music, asked the city’s Neighborhoods Committee Wednesday night to look into ways to reduce noise on Ocean Drive. Last year the city commission voted to…

Miami Beach moves to control “high impact events”

Look up in the sky! #Floatopia A photo posted by Floatopia (@floatopia) on Sep 2, 2014 at 2:26pm PDT Miami Beach commissioners are moving to control “high impact events,” directing City Manager Jimmy Morales to draft an ordinance that would allow city officials to ban…

Miami Beach moves to control “high impact events”

Look up in the sky! #Floatopia A photo posted by Floatopia (@floatopia) on Sep 2, 2014 at 2:26pm PDT Miami Beach commissioners are moving to control “high impact events,” directing City Manager Jimmy Morales to draft an ordinance that would allow city officials to ban…