For Residents


The following resources are intended to answer basic questions about community services you may have. They may be especially useful for new residents or for visitors considering relocating to Key Biscayne. Telephone numbers, email contacts and website addresses are provided for local utilities, schools, public transportation, the library, the post office, and the property tax assessor. Tips on how to obtain a driver’s license and passport, register to vote, and get flood insurance are included.  Additional information about life in our community is available throughout the website.


PUBLIC UTILITIES

 

Customer service and other contact information for electric, water and sewer, telephone, cable/satellite TV and internet service providers in the Village can can be found here.


SOLID WASTE, RECYCLING & BULK WASTE PICK-UP

This fee-based service is provided to single-family and duplex residents only via contract with the Village. Southern Waste Systems (SWS) is the contractor. Pick-up schedules and detailed information for regular solid waste, recyclables and bulky waste in 2016 can be found at the Solid Waste, Recycling & Bulk Waste Pick-Up webpage.

Follow this link to the Solid Waste Bill Payment webpage for options on paying your annual bill by check, cash or online.

Southern Waste Systems

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Key Biscayne K-8 Center/Community School, located at 150 W. McIntyre Street, is the only Miami-Dade County Public School District facility on the island. The telephone number is (305) 361-5418. The school serves children in grades Kindergarten through grade 8, and offers paid pre-school and community/adult after school and evening programs.

Coral Gables Senior High School, located at 450 Bird Road in Coral Gables, is the feeder pattern public high school for Key Biscayne. The telephone number is (305) 443-3871.

MAST Academy and Cambridge Academies, located at 3979 Rickenbacker Causeway, are accepting applications for the two programs located on this campus that houses an existing maritime science and technology magnet high school (MAST) and a new Cambridge curriculum program that will eventually serve grades 8-12 by the 2015-16 school year. General academic information about MAST or the Cambridge Academies can be found here. Information about Miami-Dade County magnet schools, including grade requirements, portfolio/audition requirements and applications, is available here.


PRIVATE SCHOOLS

A variety of local private pre-schools and parochial schools serving grades K-8 serve the Village.

 

St. Agnes Academy
100 Harbor Drive
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Telephone: (305) 361-3245
Grades: Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade

St. Christopher’s By-the-Sea Montessori School
160 Harbor Drive
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Telephone: (305) 361-5080
Grades: Pre-school through 6th grade

Key Biscayne Community Church Day School
355 Glenridge Road
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Telephone: (305) 361-7501
Grades: Ages 1-1/2 through Pre-K

Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church School
160 Harbor Drive
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Telephone: (305) 361-2058
Grades: Toddler through Kindergarten


 
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Miami-Dade Transit Authority provides bus, light rail, people mover, and paratransit services.

Metrobus: Bus #102 (Route B) includes the Village as follows:
Government Center Metrorail Station, Downtown (Miami) Bus Terminal, Main Library, Historical Museum of South Florida, Miami Art Museum, Brickell Metrorail Station, Brickell Business District, Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami Seaquarium, Crandon Park, City of Key Biscayne, Cape Florida State Park

Visit the Bus #102 (Route B) webpage for a route map, schedule by day, and connecting bus route information

Metrorail: The closest access to the County’s light rail system is the Vizcaya Station at 201 SW First Avenue, across US 1 from the Museum of Science. The local Metrobus route stops at the Brickell and Government Center Stations.

Metromover: Many downtown locations from Brickell to Omni are easily accessible via this free automated people mover system accessible via 21 stations. The system connects to Metrorail at the Government Center and Brickell stations.


PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Key Biscayne Branch of the Miami-Dade County Public Library system is located at 299 Crandon Boulevard. The telephone number is (305) 361-6134.

Hours:  

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday:       10:00 am–6:00 pm
Tuesday and Wednesday:                        12:00 pm–8:00 pm
Sunday:                                                     Closed

 

 

POST OFFICE

The Key Biscayne Branch of the U.S. Post Office is located at 951 Crandon Boulevard in the L’Esplanade Shopping Center.  The general telephone number is (800) ASK-USPS (or (800) 275-8777), the local telephone number is (305) 361-7884 and the fax is (305) 361-9961.

 

Hours:

Monday-Friday:              9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday:                       10:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

 

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY TAX APPRAISER

Detailed information about your property taxes is available online through Miami-Dade County’s Real Estate Tax Information search program.

Property taxes are established by the Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser’s Office. Exemption details, rules and regulations and other information are available at the website.  Property taxes are collected by the Miami-Dade County Tax Collector’s Office.


DRIVER'S LICENSE/I.D. CARD – State of Florida

Directions on how and where to obtain or renew a Florida Driver’s License are available at the state Department of Motor Vehicles website. The site also has information on State ID cards, Florida driving records, driver’s education, traffic schools, vehicle registration, auto insurance, and used vehicle histories.


PASSPORT APPLICATIONS – U.S. State Department

The Village of Key Biscayne and the U.S. Post Office Key Biscayne Branch are certified acceptance facilities for U.S. passport applications. Rules, downloadable forms, travel advisories and other information are available at the U.S. State Department passport web pages.

Passport processing takes place on the 2nd floor of the Village’s Community Center at 10 Village Green Way from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Appointments are required and you must bring passport-sized photos. Call (305) 365-8900 to schedule your visit.

Passport processing is available by appointment at the Post Office on Mondays - Fridays between the hours 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Photos can be taken on site.
Call (305) 361-7884 for more information and to schedule an appointment.


VOTER REGISTRATION

Although elections in the Village are overseen by the Village Clerk, voter registration and applications for absentee ballots are processed through the Miami-Dade County Elections Department. Information and instructions are available here


FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUM INFORMATION

The Village of Key Biscayne lies in a federally designated high-risk coastal zone that requires mandatory flood insurance. Information on how local flood insurance premiums are calculated and how to protect your home and property from storm surges is available here.

 

 

 


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