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Commissioner Sarnoff Committed to Park Creation

We have worked hard on the environmental front and the creation and preservation of our precious green areas. No less than four new parks are coming online in the near future: 1814 Brickell Park, Flatiron Park, Grand Central Park and on the Upper Eastside we will have Manatee Bend Park.

M Sarnoff

Coconut Grove Children’s Mosaic Mural Unveiled

We are very proud of all the people of Miami who came together to produce such a lasting tribute to our Village. The Coconut Grove Children’s Mosaic Mural took over two years to create and the result is something we can all be proud of and enjoy daily. It truly is a "One Grove" mural.

M Sarnoff

Brickell Families Will Have a New Playground Soon

Commissioner Sarnoff responded to requests from neighbors in the area and the City of Miami Parks & Recreation Dept. agreed to install children's playground equipment at Brickell Park between the towering ICON at Brickell and the First Presbyterian Church near the historic Miami Circle. We are proud of the growing Brickell neighborhood!

M Sarnoff

Crime Levels Plummet, Coconut Grove Rated No. 1!

Commissioner Sarnoff and the Miami Police Department are proud to say that Coconut Grove has experienced yet another drop in the crime rate -- currently down 3.5% compared to last year. This is a great accomplishment! We are proud of the active and vigilant neighborhood and crime watch associations of Coconut Grove.

M Sarnoff

City Hall Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Grove Kids

District 2 hosted a "Red Carpet" event at Miami City Hall for the parents and the children from The Coconut Grove Barnyard who participated in the O.S. Movement / Arts To Literacy film program. The children wrote, directed and filmed 30-second public service announcements committed to changing their community for the better.

M Sarnoff

Miami Honored For Bicycle Friendliness

The City of Miami applied for Bicycle Friendly Community status earlier this year and we're happy to announce that the City earned an Honorable Mention! We're proud of this accomplishment and have set our sights on improving even more so that next year Miami can earn a Bicycle Friendly Community designation.

M Sarnoff

Coconut Grove Bed Race a Success

The Bed Race is a longstanding and fun Miami tradition and this year was no exception. The funds raised benefitted the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. We salute the organizers and the hundreds of spectators and participants in this year’s event!

M Sarnoff

Elder Care a Top Priority in District 2

District 2 is home to many senior living facilities. The City of Miami supports a wide range of programs that assist the elderly from adult nutritional services and home medical services to transportation and health information. Call the District 2 office for more information.

M Sarnoff

Youth Programs Keep Kids Safe & Healthy

The City of Miami provides transportation from elementary schools to the Legion Park After-School Program and a similar service was instituted in Coconut Grove at Virrick Park. In all, the City Parks Dept. provides transportation to 317 children, from 19 different schools to seven different park sites including Legion, Morningside and Virrick parks.

M Sarnoff

Back To School In District 2

Just before summer's end, Commissioner Sarnoff and the District 2 staff visited several summer camp programs, including Wynwood's Roberto Clemente Park and Douglas Park in our Golden Pines neighborhood, to give out book bags and school supplies to the children before the school year began. The overwhelmingly positive attitude of these kids was amazing!

Commissioner Angel Gonzalez

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Recent News

A Dozen Trees Saved, Relocated to Museum Park

On Commissioner Sarnoff's suggestion, real estate developer Swire Properties saved more than a dozen mature trees from its Brickell CitiCentre site and safely transported them to the new Museum Park site where they will be replanted. Many of the large trees were 100-years old and weighed more than 100,000 lbs. You can learn more about the effort by clicking on this City of Miami video link or by watching this WPLG Channel 10 report about the effort.

1814 Brickell Park & 9/11 Memorial Dedication

At 12 noon on Thursday, June 14 the City of Miami will unveil a memorial created from one of the last remaining steel beams unearthed from the ruins of the World Trade Center. The ceremony will cap off the dedication of the city’s newest park, 1814 Brickell Park, which has been years in the making. Please join us for the dedication ceremony, which is free and open to the public.

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Miami Trolley Expansion to Midtown Coming Soon

Ridership on the recently launched Brickell Trolley route has exceeded expectations and a pilot program will be launched in July that will bring the trolley to Midtown and parts of Wynwood. Trolley ridership along Brickell Ave. and Biscayne Blvd. is three times expected levels. Because of the unprecedented demand for trolley service an additional route will launch July 14, and thereafter every second Saturday of the month, to coincide with the Wynwood Art Walk.

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Miami Welcomes Delegations From China, Ireland and Portugal During Volvo Ocean Race

Commissioner Marc D. Sarnoff is proud to welcome delegations from several countries during the only North American stopover of the global Volvo Ocean Race. Representatives from the major Chinese port city of Sanya were on hand this week to meet Comm. Sarnoff, who represents the City of Miami district where the Volvo Ocean Race Village is hosting festivities during race’s two-week port stop. The mayors of Galway, Ireland, and the Portuguese capital of Lisbon are also set to be greeted by Commissioner Sarnoff this weekend.

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Commissioner Sarnoff
Commissioner Sarnoff

I was born in in 1959 in Brooklyn, NY. My family eventually moved to Long Island when I was 8 years of age, where I grew up in a loving home. I proudly attended Central High School and pursued my passion—competitive swimming.

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the University of Tampa on a swimming scholarship. I graduated BA in Criminology with honors. During my senior year at UT, I interned as a law enforcement officer for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Despite an offer to stay with them as a recruit, I chose to attend the Loyola University School of Law. I then continued my education through Tulane University’s LLM program in admiralty.

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