Media Contact: Kassandra Timothe, Public Information Officer
City of North Miami
305-893-6511, ext. 12106


North Miami, FL – 9/7/2017

The North Miami Division of Emergency Management is currently monitoring Hurricane Irma, Jose and Katia. The city of North Miami would like to inform the public of the following in preparation for the possible arrival of Hurricane Irma

  • Miami-Dade County issued a mandatory evacuation order for all mobile homes, all of Zone A, the Barrier Islands, and parts of Zone B, which include:
      - Bal Harbour
      - Bay Harbour Islands
      - Golden Beach
      - Indian Creek Village
      - Miami Beach
      - North Bay Village
      - Sunny Isles Beach
      - Surfside
      - To find out what zone your property is in, use the Storm Surge map.    
  • Miami-Dade County has opened the following shelters:
    - Miami Carol City Senior, 3301 Miami Gardens Dr., Miami Gardens o  
    - Miami Central Senior, 1781 NW 95 St., Miami o  
    - North Miami Senior, 13110 NE 8th Ave., North Miami o  
    - TERRA Environmental, 11005 SW 84 St., Miami o  
    - North Miami Beach Senior, 1247 NE 167 St., North Miami Beach o  
    - South Miami Senior, 6856 SW 53 St., South Miami o  
    - Felix Varela Senior, 15255 SW 96 St., West Kendall o  
    - Pet-Friendly Center, 10901 Coral Way, Miami
    Find the closest open shelter
    Find the closest Hurricane Bus Pickup Site    
  • Effective immediately, regular garbage pick-up for Friday, September 8, 2017 has been cancelled. 
  • Regularly scheduled bulk pick-up for Friday, September 8, 2017 will continue as usual.    
  • Recycling service has been cancelled for Saturday, September 9, 2017.  
  • The North Miami Express Shuttle Bus will suspend transit services on Friday, September 8, 2017. Stay tune for updates. 
  •  The City of North Miami’s sandbag distribution operation ended as of Thursday, September 7, 2017. 
  • City of North Miami administrative offices are closed Thursday-Friday September 7-8, 2017.  
  • All City events, meetings and programs are cancelled through Monday, September 11, 2017
  • The North Miami Public Library, located at 835 NE 132 Street, will close Thursday- Saturday, September 7-9, 2017, in order to prepare for the storm’s arrival.  
  • All North Miami Parks and Recreation Department programs, parks, activities, and rentals have been cancelled through Monday, September 11, 2017.  
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art (located at 770 NE 125 Street) will close Thursday-Sunday, September 7-10, 2017
  • DO NOT TRIM TREES at this time.  Tree trimmings can become dangerous projectiles and the North Miami Public Works Department will not have the time or resources to schedule additional garbage or trash pick-ups throughout the City. 
  • All residents and business owners are to secure all loose objects indoors. 
  • Construction materials are to be secured. Sheds must be tied down. 
  • All dumpsters and port-o-lets must either be removed from the city of North Miami or securely covered and tied down. 
  • Catch basins:  Residents living near catch basins are strongly encouraged to clear them of leaves and other debris. 
  • The Miami-Dade Emergency Operation Center (EOC) has been activated and evacuations have begun for the at risk population who registered for through the Emergency & Evacuation Assistance Program (EEAP). If you know of someone who is elderly, handicapped or has a medical condition that will prevent them from evacuating, please have them call 3-1-1.    

North Miami Residents should stay tuned to local television and radio advisories, NoMi TV-77, (North Miami’s Municipal Cable Channel) or contact the 24-hour automated information line at 305-891-INFO (4636). Follow the City on social media for Hurricane Tips and updates; FacebookTwitter and Instagram.  For more tips and information on hurricane preparedness, please visit and click on the Hurricane tab
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