Budget: So far, no tax rise for Miami Lakes homeowners

Miami Lakes residents won’t see their property rate tax increase if the proposed $20.7 million spending plan is approved for next year.But the budget is lean, and if a hurricane strikes, it could have a serious impact upon town finances.Which is why Town Manager Edward Pidermann asked...

How to contact your elected officials

U.S. CongressSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.7400 SW 87th Ave., Suite 270, Miami, Fla. 33166305-596-4224, Twitter: @SenRubioPressOffice hours in Miami: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.At Miami Lakes town hall until Dec. 18, every third Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Sen. Rick...

Ramiro Inguanzo named to committee

Ramiro Inguanzo named to committee
Miami Laker Ramiro Inguanzo was recently appointed to the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Secure our Future Advisory Committee.In Nov. 2018, Miami-Dade County voters approved a .75 mill increase...

Town seeks legal solutions to keep bridges closed

Town seeks legal solutions to keep bridges closed
Talk between neighbors in Miami Lakes can often turn to traffic, and how a rush hour drive three miles across town along Northwest 154th Street can take 30 minutes or more.News that closed off...

State Rep. Polo to host town hall

Florida Rep. Cindy Polo, D-Miramar, will host a town hall meeting to discuss the results of the 2019 legislative session.Topics will include arming teachers; immigration and school vouchers, her staff said.The meeting is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Ana...

Government agencies, service groups meet to aid veterans

Government agencies, service groups meet to aid veterans
An outreach event for veterans is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 13 at the Milander Center for Arts and Entertainment in Hialeah.The gathering, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will be at 4800 Palm...

Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce to meet Sept. 11

During its next meeting on Sept. 11, the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce will honor the first responders who gave their lives during the terror attacks upon our country 18 years ago.The gathering, in the grand ballroom at Shula’s Hotel & Golf Club, will also feature remarks by the...

How to contact your local elected officials

U.S. CongressSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.7400 SW 87th Ave., Suite 270, Miami, Fla. 33166305-596-4224, Twitter: @SenRubioPressOffice hours in Miami: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.At Miami Lakes town hall, every third Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.415...

Library offers September programs

Library offers September programsThe Miami Lakes branch of the Miami-Dade Public Library System is hosting the following events in September:For Children and FamiliesCrafty Little Fingers Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Join us as we make a variety of craft...

Bovo honors Spencer

The Miami-Dade County Commission recently recognized Miami Lakes resident Jessica Spencer for her efforts is raising awareness and money for Alzheimer’s disease.Spencer’s grandmother, Illeana “Nana” Merino, passed away due to Alzheimer’s complications and she was invited to a county...

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