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

STATUS REPORT #6 FROM THE CITY OF NORTH MIAMI IN PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE IRMA

North Miami, FL – 9/9/2017

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:

  • City of North Miami administrative offices will close on Monday, September 11, 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 on Monday, September 11, 2017.  
  • 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 will close on Monday, September 11, 2017.
  • Miami-Dade County has opened additional shelters. Please note shelters listed below may be filled to capacity. Visit www.miamidade.gov/emergency for shelter status updates.
    Find the closest open shelter
    - Amelia Earhart Elem 5987 East 7th Ave
    - American Senior High 18350 NW 67th Ave
    - Andover Middle School 121 NE 207 Street 
    - Barbara Goleman Senior High 14100 NW 89th Ave 
    - Bob Graham Education Center 15901 NW 79th Ave 
    - Coral Park Senior High 8865 SW 16th Street
    - Country Club Middle School 18305 NW 75th Place
    - Darwin Fuchs (Sunshine) Pavilion  10901 Coral Way Pet Friendly 
    - Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center 5950 NW 114th Ave
    - Felix Varela Senior High 15255 SW 96th Street
    - G. Holmes Braddock Senior High 3601 SW 147th Ave
    - Georgia Jones Middle School 1331 NW 46th Street
    - Hammocks Middle School 9889 Hammocks Blvd - Pet Friendly 
    - Hialeah Gardens Middle 11690 NW 92 Ave
    - Hialeah Gardens Senior 11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd.
    - Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High 7977 West 12th Ave
    - Hialeah Middle School 6027 E 7th Ave
    - Hialeah Senior High 251 East 47th Street
    - Highland Oaks Middle 2375 NE 203rd Street - Pet Friendly 
    - Hubert O. Sibley K-8 Academy 255 NW 115th Street
    - Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School 15735 SW 144th Street
    - Lake Stevens Middle School 18484 NW 48th Place
    - Linda Lentin K-8 Center 14312 NE 2nd Ct
    - Miami Carol City Senior High 3301 Miami Gardens Drive 
    - Miami Central Senior High 1781 NW 95th Street
    - Miami Edison Senior 6161 NW 5th Ct
    - Miami Killian Senior High 10655 SW 97th Ave
    - Miami Lakes Educational Center 5780 NW 158th Street
    - Miami Norland Senior 1050 NW 195th Street 
    - Miami Northwestern Senior High 1100 NW 71st Street
    - North Miami Beach Senior High 1247 NE 167th Street 
    - North Miami Middle 700 NE 137 Street
    - North Miami Senior High 13110 NE 8th Ave
    - Robert Morgan Senior High 18180 SW 122nd Ave
    - Ronald Reagan Senior High 8600 NW 107th Ave
    - Ruben Dario Middle 350 NW 97th Ave
    - Shenandoah Middle 1950 SW 19 Street
    - South Dade Middle 29100 SW 194 Ave
    - South Dade Senior High 28401 SW 167th Ave
    - South Miami Senior (EHPA Bldg) 6856 SW 53rd Street
    - Terra Environmental Senior High 11005 SW 84th Street
    - W.R. Thomas Middle School 13001 SW 26th Street
  • Miami-Dade County issued a mandatory evacuation order for all mobile homes, barrier islands, all of Zone A, Zone B, and portions of Zone C which include parts of North Miami: 
    - Keystone Point 
    - San Souci
    - Center Court 
    - North Miami Industrial Park 
    - Solē Mia Miami 
    - Florida International University North 
    - North Bayshore Ø  Parts of 119 Street to 135 Street, east of Biscayne Blvd 
    - Everyone east of the F.E.C. Railroad Tracks (between NE 14 -16 Avenues) 
    - To find out what zone your property is in, use the Storm Surge map.
  • Bulk trash pickup has ended. NOTE: IT WILL NOT BE PICKED UP AND CAN BECOME DANGEROUS PROJECTILES.
  • Recycling service has been cancelled for Saturday, September 9, 2017.
  • The first Budget Hearing adopting a millage rate and budget on Monday, September 11, 2017 for the City of North Miami is being rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma. A rescheduled (tentative/final) budget hearing will be rescheduled and given proper notice. 
  • Elevators may be turned off by building managers when wind speed picks up. Notification may be posted on each floor notifying residents in case of loss of power. Note: Help may not come for hours. 
  • The website gasbuddy.com can assist residents in finding gas stations. This site is updated in real time to keep information current. 
  • The North Miami Express Shuttle Bus has suspended transit services. Stay tune for updates. 
  • The City of North Miami’s sandbag distribution operation ended as of Thursday, September 7, 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.    
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 www.northmiamifl.gov and click on the Hurricane tab
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