INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS Sweetwater (Jun 30, 2020) – Mayor Orlando Lopez made a proactive decision to cancel the City of Sweetwater’s Annual Independence Day Celebration in the wake of health and safety concerns due to COVID-19. Unfortunately, coronavirus continues to affect our nation… Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2020 Media Contact Daniela Lara 786-559-1312 NORTHERN SWEETWATER DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS Sweetwater (June 30, 2020) – The City of Sweetwater Grants Division along with its Engineering Division are joining for the development of a drainage improvement project on the Northern side of… Read More
Make Sweetwater count in the 2020 Census! According to recent data, our City has a response rate of 60.6 percent. Taking the 2020 Census helps build a better future for our community. The census count determines how much money the City gets to support education, healthcare, housing, infrastructure, parks, schools,… Read More
Effective Monday, June 15, 2020, Sweetwater City Hall will reopen for business with certain limitations in effect to control against the spread of coronavirus. 1. Visitors must wear face masks. Visitors without masks will not be permitted inside City Hall. 2. No more than three (3) visitors at a time… Read More
Effective as of Monday, June 8, 2020, the Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has lifted the countywide curfew. Comenzando desde el lunes, 8 de junio del 2020, el alcalde del Condado Miami-Dade Carlos A. Gimenez suspendió el toque de queda en todo el condado.
#UPDATE We have lifted our 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew. We will be following Miami-Dade County’s curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. #ACTUALIZACIÓN Hemos levantado el toque de queda de nuestra ciudad de 8 p.m. a 6 a.m. Continuáremos siguiendo el toque de queda implementado por el condado… Read More
Dear residents, Effective at 3 p.m., Mayor Orlando Lopez has implemented a curfew in the City of Sweetwater from 8 p.m. until 6 am. in light of the peaceful protest organized on the FIU campus. To read the Declaration of Emergency, please click here.
Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins this Friday, May 29 until Thursday, June 4, 2020. This gives residents the opportunity to plan ahead and buy much-needed supplies for the upcoming hurricane season. During this sales tax holiday, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax. To view… Read More
For Immediate Release May 21, 2020 Media Contact Daniela Lara 786-559-1312 City of Sweetwater Reopening of retail and commercial establishments (Phase 1) (Sweetwater) – On Monday, May 18, Mayor Orlando Lopez signed Executive Order Number 9 that allows retail and commercial establishments to reopen following strict guidelines to ensure… Read More
Dear City Residents, In observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, the City of Sweetwater City Hall building will be closed. This will be a much different holiday this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. This Memorial Day it’s not recommended to venture out and be around big crowds.… Read More