Town receives $900,000 grant from Florida Dept. of Transportation for needed Fairway Drive improvements

Fairway Drive in Miami Lakes lacks proper crossing locations, bicycle facilities and speed deterrent infrastructure along the corridor according to the Town which installed several low-cost solutions for pedestrian safety.However grant funding was critically needed to enhance safety ...

Local residents elected to MDCCMA board

Local residents elected to MDCCMA board
Miami Lakes residents Ramiro Inguanzo and Juan Carlos (J.C.) Jimenez were elected as the president and vice president of the Miami-Dade City/County Management Association (MDCCMA), a professional ...

Hurricane preparedness time is now in event of a major storm

In preparation for the hurricane season. It is important to stay alert and informed of any severe weather possibilities and be prepared long before and immediately preceding a storm.The Miami-Dade 2019 Official Hurricane Readiness Guide can be found at ...

Town starts a Transition Program for special needs residents

Miami Lakes’ Special Needs Advisory Board announced a pilot Transition Program for individuals with special needs. The program expands training in the areas of employability skills training, life skills and self-advocacy so they can learn skills to achieve independence.The program is ...

Business Tax renewals are required by September 30

The renewal period for the annual Business Tax Receipt (BTR) has begun and in the Town’s continuing effort to assist the growing business community, Miami Lakes has created a “How To” video providing business owners with quick and easy steps to make the BTR payment online.The BTR ...

Town invites applications for neighborhood matching grants program

Town of Miami Lakes invites residents, neighborhoods and homeowner associations (HOAs) to apply for the Neighborhood Matching Grant Program which encourages neighborhoods to play and work together in a dynamic fashion in order to accomplish neighborhood-based goals and objectives.The ...

2020 budget process starts July 8 with workshops and public hearings scheduled

Over the next several months, the Town Council will hold workshops and meetings to discuss fiscal year 2020 budget. The budget process will be transparent and accessible to Miami Lakes taxpayers with live streaming of the proceedings on the Town’s website and Facebook page.The ...

Cid at Dan Marino Foundation event

Cid at Dan Marino Foundation event
Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid was the guest speaker at the 2019 Dan Marino Foundation Campus graduation ceremony at Miami Lakes Educational Center. The program provides post-secondary education for ...

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducts four

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducts four
Former North Carolina State and Hialeah Miami Lakes basketball star Chris Corchiani, community activist David Oliver, community pioneer George Deming, and community activist Javier Zapata were ...

'B' Graham Memorial Golf tourney benefits South Florida Council of Boy Scouts

'B' Graham Memorial Golf tourney benefits South Florida Council of Boy Scouts
On April 22, The Graham Companies hosted the 45th annual William “B” Graham Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the South Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America, at Shula’s Golf Club.Winners of ...

BGEC's CEA students in Project Citizen competition

BGEC's CEA students in Project Citizen competition
The seventh grade students of the Civic Engagement Academy at Bob Graham Education Center (BGEC) participated in the Project Citizen State competition on May 28 at Florida Southern College in ...

Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia hosts workshop at Town Hall on July 15

Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia hosts workshop at Town Hall on July 15
Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs and Veterans committees are hosting a workshop with Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 15, to discuss topics including ...

Council awards funds raised at Lakes inaugural Jingle Bell Jog

Council awards funds raised at Lakes inaugural Jingle Bell Jog
A check presentation was made to MPS Super Hero’s and Fisher House each receiving $8,116.12 which was raised during the Town’s recent holiday Jingle Bell Jog event. Pictured at the Town Council ...

Miami Lakes Middle School honored for Baynanza Clean-up

Miami Lakes Middle School honored for Baynanza Clean-up
Miami Lakes Town Council recognized Miami Lakes Middle School students for winning the county-wide competition for the Baynanza Beach Clean-Up. Art teacher Eveles Villa Church donated an original ...

Elderly Affairs hosts Hurricane Prep Event on June 22

Miami Lakes Elderly Afairs Committee will present a Hurricane Prepardness event from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 22, at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue.There will be numerous resources and special presentations on how famlies can better prepare for the ...

Home decor Expo set for June 22

Miami Lakes Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) is hosting its inaugural Home Decor and Improvement Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue.Home improvement and interior decor related businesses and organizations ...

Town hosts two contests for photos and home beautification projects

In conjunction with the “I Heart Miami Lakes” campaign, the Town of Miami Lakes is holding two contests to promote civic pride. Round 4 in the “Capture a Miami Lakes Moment” photo contest is one of the featured contests.Residents are encouraged to show their love for Miami Lakes by ...

Miami Lakes reaches settlement on somber home

The nightmare for Miami Lakes residents who endured a spate of disturbances from people living at a home operating as a dormitory for recovery drug addicts is over.Miami Lakes and the homeowners, Rode Blanco and Jenny Del Pino, who leased the home to Florida Health and Life Recovery ...

Council holds business budget workshop in May

The Miami Lakes Town Council recently held a business budget workshop to detail a list of capital improvement projects targeted for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.The plan is part of “Imagine Miami Lakes 2025,” a project widely recognized as a welcoming community with extraordinary beauty ...

Town council recognizes MLEC

Town council recognizes MLEC
Miami Lakes Town Council recognized Miami Lakes Educational Center at the May council meeting for receiving the highest Magnet School Honor in the nation, the Dr. Ronald P. Simpson award. Pictured ...