Town approves keeping tax rate same to generate $6.6M in new budget

During its first budget hearing on September 5, the Town of Miami Lakes tentatively approved to keep the same rate for property taxes and adopted a new budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.The tax rate of 2.335 is $2.33 for every $1,000 taxable value but residents might pay a slight tax ...

Town Council may be faced with early selection of new manager

Miami Lakes is planning to decide which path to take in selecting its next town manager sooner than originally planned after Alex Rey was picked as one of the finalists for the same position for the City of Aventura.  Aventura is expected to pick its new city manager in October ...

Councilman Frank Mingo launches campaign for Fla. House District 103

Councilman Frank Mingo launches campaign for Fla. House District 103
Miami Lakes Councilmember Frank Mingo officially launched his bid for the Florida House District 103 seat two weeks ago at Hialeah Park.Joining Mingo for his campaign kickoff party were several ...

M-D Police Major Javier Ruiz becomes new Town Police Commander

Miami-Dade Police Major Javier Ruiz was introduced as the new town commander for Miami Lakes at the September 5 Town Council meeting, replacing Major Jorge Perez who was assigned to the Northside District. Ruiz previously served in the Armed Robbery Bureau and was one of the ...

Nominations needed for Vets Grand Marshal

Miami Lakes is extending an opportunity to the community to nominate a deserving individual to be the Grand Marshal of the 38th annual Veteran’s Day Parade on Sunday, November 5.The criteria for the Grand Marshal selection includes:• Be in good standing in the ...

Town Park Clean Up set for Sept. 30 opportunity for community service hours

As part of the National Environmental Education Foundation’s National Public Lands Day (NPLD), Miami Lakes Youth Council is sponsoring a Town Park Clean Up on Saturday, September 30.Volunteers will meet at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue at 10 a.m. The ...

Final Lunch Bunch on Sept. 27

Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee will host the final Lunch Bunch and Bingo event on Wednesday, September 27, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. sponsored by ClearCaptions.The affair offers a chance to socialize and make new friends while having fun and enjoying nutritious lunches provided ...

ML Mayor Manny Cid to deliver State of Town address on Oct. 17

Mayor Manny Cid will be delivering his annual State of the Town Address beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, in Council Chambers at 6601 Main Street.Cid will highlight the Town’s accomplishments during the past year and the priorities for the upcoming year.Congressman ...

Capture a Miami Lakes Moment Photo Winner

Capture a Miami Lakes Moment Photo Winner

Second place winner in the Town's "Capture a Miami Lakes Moment" Photo Contest is Monique Metzcus with her view of the clouds flying over Lake Katharine. 

Councilmembers hesitant about $1 mil loan for Optimist Park

Miami Lakes is proposing to borrow up to $1 million to complete the master plan for Miami Lakes Optimist Park, instead of using the pay-as-you-go method, as more residents are becoming equally frustrated over the park’s conditions and traveling to Weston, Doral and Pembroke Pines ...

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