4/28/20 – News Alert From Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally A. Heyman

COVID-19 Miami-Dade County Update from Commissioner Sally Heyman

  • Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signs Executive Order allowing restricted use of parks, waterways and golf courses.
    • Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signed Executive Order 21-20 on Monday, April 27th, establishing guidelines for reopening parks, waterways and golf courses throughout the County. This order will go into effect at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 29th.
      • All regulations in Executive Order 21-20 were developed in consultation with health experts at the Florida Department of Health, Jackson Health System, U-Health and the medical schools at Florida International University and the University of Miami along with local coastal communities, the Miami-Dade County League of Cities and officials in Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach counties to ensure a coordinated effort throughout the region.
      • There will be strict enforcement of all new rules, so before heading to any of these places, read the details of Executive Order 21-20.
    • For the full Press Release
  • Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department hosts second Drive-Thru Pet Food Bank to help owners provide for their pets.
    • To help provide relief for Miami-Dade County’s pet owners during the COVID-19 crisis, Miami-Dade Animal Services (Animal Services Department) is hosting a second Drive-Thru Pet Food Bank on Thursday, April 30th, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (or while supplies last), at the Pet Adoption and Protection Center in Doral, located at 3599 NW 79th Avenue, Doral, FL 33122.
      • The pet food distribution event is made possible in part by the generous pet food donation from The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) as part of the national ASPCA COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Initiative, and the support of the Miami-Dade Police Department and the City of Doral Police Department.
      • To help ensure adherence to social distancing rules and for the safety and protection of event participants and staff, the pet food distribution event is Drive-Thru ONLY and exclusively for Miami-Dade County pet owners.
      • Walk-ups will not be accepted at the event.
      • Residents must wear masks or face coverings at all times during this event.
    • For the full Press Release.
    • For more information about the Animal Services Department’s programs serving Miami-Dade County’s pets and pet owners, call 311 or visit www.miamidade.gov/animals.

For the latest COVID-19 updates, information and resources, visit miamidade.gov/coronavirus.

Contact Commissioner Heyman
District Office
1100 NE 163 Street
Suite 303
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Phone (305) 787-5999
Fax (305) 787-5998

Downtown Office
111 NW 1 Street
Suite 220
Miami, FL 33128
Phone (305) 375-5128
Fax (305) 372-6179
Letter From The HOA President - We are here for you

Letter From The HOA President – We Are Here For You!

Dear HOA Members,

During this unprecedented time, the Sky Lake & Highland Lakes Area HOA would like to make sure the community’s needs continue to be met. 

Now is a great time to check on your neighbors, especially those who might need extra care and assistance. Let’s make sure to follow safety protocol while outside, whether you are walking, riding a bike or driving through the area.

The HOA leadership is in constant contact with our local and state representatives who are offering their resources where possible.

If there is assistance that you or your family need, please feel free to email me directly.

Stay safe and healthy,

Rick Schermer
Skylake Highland Lakes Area HOA

Farm Share Food Distribution 4/24 @ Greynolds Park

Commissioner Heyman with Farm Share and Miami-Dade County Parks Department is doing tomorrow, April 24th, a FREE Drive-Thru Food Distribution Event at Greynolds Park from 9-11am (First Come/First Served Bias, No Walk-Ups). Please share with your friends and neighbors to help to get the word out about this event. Please see the attached flyer.

How to Participate Virtually in the Next BCC Meeting – 4/7/20

This Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9:30am, Miami-Dade County will hold a virtual Commission Meeting.

The agenda for the meeting covers several important topics related to the County’s response to Coronavirus in addition to regular County business.



  • By phone in advance: Call 305-679-0007 by 5 pm on Monday, April 6th, and leave a voice message which will be played during the Commission meeting.
  • By phone live during the meeting: Call in live to the Commission meeting at 305-375-5777 on Tuesday, April 7th.
  • By email: Send an e-mail to bcclive@miamidade.gov by 5 pm on Monday, April 6th; your message will be read into the record.
  • Via webinar: Register online here and log on live during the meeting.

Please note that only the first two minutes of each message or email will be played or read into the record. Please include your name, address and the number of the Commission agenda item(s) you wish to address in your voice or email message.

HOA Community Donation Request Letter

Hi Neighbors! We need your help. Your neighbors need your help.
Please see the attached community plea below.

The HOA is coming together to support our community members that are in need at this difficult time. We are requesting your help with donations.

Who: You!
What: Donate canned goods, toiletries, masks, gloves, wipes, vitamins
When: Tuesday, April 7th 12pm – 5pm
Where: Drop off Donations – 207th Street – near the back entrance of VABHOE
Why: Your neighbors need your help!

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