Are You Prepared?
As Hurricane Season begins, we want to remind you that preparedness is key to ensuring your safety and minimizing potential damage to your property. To that extent, Palmetto Bay recently held its yearly Hurricane Preparedness Workshop last Friday, May 20th. This year, we called it Hurricane Happy Hour because it happened on a Friday night AND we enjoyed an array of fabulous appetizers prepared by the Robert Morgan Educational Center's Culinary Arts and Hospitality students, and some delightful cocktails!

Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service’s Forecast Office for Miami and South Florida, Robert Molleda, provided an insightful presentation discussing the trends that have occurred in South Florida over the past 76 years, providing hurricane-based facts, and explaining how hurricane predictions are made each year. Mr. Molleda also underscored the unpredictable nature of severe storms. Using Hurricane Andrew as an example, Mr. Molleda reminded those who experienced the hurricane in 1992 that in less than 72 hours, the storm strengthened from a Category 3 hurricane to a major Category 5 storm!

You can view or download Mr. Molleda's presentation. You can also watch the entire event on our official Facebook page.
Disaster Sales Tax Holiday
Our best option to keep ourselves and our family safe is to PREPARE! Make your supply list today and figure out your hurricane emergency plan now. You can find this and other important information on our website.

Starting May 28th, certain purchases you make for disaster preparedness will be free of sales tax. Take advantage of the 2022 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday which extends through Friday, June 10th. During this period, you can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies and pay no sales tax.

The sales tax holiday does not apply to the rental or repair of any of the qualifying items. Additionally, the sales tax holiday does not apply to sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or airport. Click the link below to see the list of qualifying items:

For a list of qualifying items, click here.
We Have Two Apps For That!
Nowadays, there's an app for everything! We have not one, but two apps to further assist our residents during hurricane season. Download both apps listed below and stay in communications with the Village throughout the storm season. Simply scan the QR codes below to download on your mobile device.
Stay Informed;
Download Palmetto Bay Connect
Whether you own an Android or IOS device, scan or take a photo of this QR code to download the Palmetto Bay Connect app and start receiving important notifications and information from the Village today!
Report a Problem;
Download Street by Street
You can directly contact us and let us know about issues/problems that you in Palmetto Bay. Download our Street by Street app. Once downloaded, click on "Start Request" and you can start reporting your concern and tracking its progress right away!
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