April 27, 2021 07:22 AM

Miami Shores Bayfront Park Seawall

PUBLIC MEETING RECORDING:

The Miami Shores Bayfront Park Seawall Public Meeting was recorded on Thursday, April 29 at 6:30 PM. To view the meeting, please visit: https://youtu.be/GvWY4PdSG20

 

WORK DESCRIPTION:

Miami Shores Village has received a matching grant from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) for improvements to the seawall at Bayfront Park along North Bayshore Drive between NE 94th Street and approximately 175 feet north of NE 96th Street. The project will include replacing and elevating the existing seawall to account for future sea level rise, sidewalk improvements, placement of a kayak launch, and drainage improvements as necessary for the affected areas.

 

TIMELINE

 
March 28, 2019 The Village applied for the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) grant for the Miami Shores Bayfront Seawall   Renovation - Application was denied due to plans not including a Kayak/Canoe Launch.
February 4, 2020

The Village Council authorized the Village Manager to pursue the construction of the Miami Shores Bayfront Seawall   renovation and to proceed with the FIND grant application process.

March 24, 2020 

The Village applied for the FIND grant for the Phase 1 of the Miami Shores Bayfront Park Seawall project. Project will include replacing and elevating the existing seawall to account for future sea level rise, sidewalk and railing improvements, placement of a kayak launch, and drainage improvements as necessary for the affected areas.

 September 24, 2020

FIND awarded the grant to the Village

 October 20, 2020

Contract was signed with FIND

April 29, 2021

Public Meeting Presentation - Virtual / In-person (seating is limited due to Covid-19)

 

Phase 1 

Includes Design and Permitting which was divided 50%. The Village will pay $125,000 and FIND will pay $125,000 upon completion of phase 1 later this year. The Village will also work with FIND for funding for the actual construction which is estimated to cost 2 million dollars of which the Village will be required to pay half and the other half will be paid by FIND. 

 

Florida Inland Navigation District's(FIND) primary mission is to get people to use the bay and waterways. 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For more information, please contact Public Works Director, Scott Davis at 305-795-2210.

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