Council lowers mileage rate for 2018-2019 property taxes

  To give residents a tax break since property values have been increasing for several years, the Miami Lakes Town Council adopted a new rate of 2.3217 mills and an estimated $50 million budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The town initially kept the same rate for property ...

Miami-Dade Commissioners remember 9-11 responders during memorial Sept. 11

Miami-Dade Commissioners remember 9-11 responders during memorial Sept. 11
  Miami-Dade County Commissioners Rebecca Sosa, Jose “Pepe Diaz and Audrey Edmonson, Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo Jr., and Mayor Carlos Jimenez were on hand during the ...

Town Council candidates debate scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26

Town Council candidates debate scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26
  WSCV Channel 51 news anchor Ambrosio Hernandez, who was the moderator for the debate between Florida Gubernatorial candidates Rick Scott and Charlie Crist in 2014, will be the middleman ...

Town Council recognizes winners of the 'Capture a Miami Lakes Moment' photo contest

Town Council recognizes winners of the 'Capture a Miami Lakes Moment' photo contest
  During the September 4 regular Town Council meeting, Mayor Manny Cid and councilmembers recognized the winners and honorable mentions of the 2018 “Capture a Miami Lakes Moment” ...

Mayor's State of the Town address scheduled for October 9 at Town Hall

  Mayor Manny Cid will deliver his annual State of the Town Address at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, in Town Halls’ Council Chambers, 6601 Main Street, The event is sponsored by JetStream Federal Credit Union and will be catered by the Miami Lakes Educational Center’s ...

Town Foundation requests Mini-Grant program ideas

  The Miami Lakes Town Foundation has called for proposals for its Mini-Grant program. The Foundation was created to encourage, foster and conduct programs for the continuing education and literacy education of members of the community as well as to conduct and develop other ...

Mayor's 'Casino Night' charity gala set for Sept. 29 at Roberto Alonso Center

  Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid’s office will be hosting a “Casino Night” charity gala on Saturday, September 29, at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. The exciting elegant evening will be filled with music, food, and entertainment to ...

Deadline nears for nominations for Vet's Parade Grand Marshal

  Time is running out for Miami Lakes residents to nominate a deserving individual to be the Grand Marshal for the 39th annual Veteran’s Day Parade which is scheduled for Sunday, November 11. The Grand Marshal will be selected by the Town’s Veterans Committee at their ...

Council creates a blasting Advisory Committee

  Discontent over a study which indicated the rock mining industry is blasting within Florida’s regulations, albeit allegedly causing damages to homes, Miami Lakes has created a committee to push for changes. Though the state’s Fire Marshall Office regulates blasting, ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets programs and events in september

  Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during September: For Children and Families: Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Monster’s ...

Council considers $2.5M loan for Optimist Park

Council considers $2.5M loan for Optimist Park
  Miami Lakes is once again flirting with the idea of borrowing money to complete the master plan for Miami Lakes Optimist Park, which has been delayed for 15 years, as the town’s ...

Neighborhood Improvement Com. will host Parks Capital meeting Sept. 20

  Miami Lakes Neighborhood Improvement Committee is inviting residents, including HOA and COA members, to its quarterly meeting on Thursday, September 20, at 7 p.m. in Town Hall’s Council Chambers. A special presentation will be given on proposed concepts for the Parks and ...

State of the Town address set for October 9

  Mayor Manny Cid will deliver his annual State of the Town Address at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, in Town Halls’ Council Chambers, 6601 Main Street, The event is sponsored by JetStream Federal Credit Union and will be catered by the Miami Lakes Educational Center’s ...

If elected Diaz, Mingo propose blasting legislation

If elected Diaz, Mingo propose blasting legislation
  State Representative Manny Diaz Jr. (R-Miami), and Miami Lakes Vice Mayor Frank MIngo have announced that if elected in November to the State Senate and House, the first piece of ...

Town Manager candidates narrowed to 5, 2 alternates

Town Manager candidates narrowed to 5, 2 alternates
  Anna Garcia is handy with a chainsaw if needed for hurricane clean-up, Dennis Stark is a big fan of social media, and at the age of 66, John Bauer still has something left in the tank to ...

Miami Lakes Library plans September activities

  Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during September: For Children and Families: Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Monster’s ...

Commissioner Jordan invites residents to attend Hispanic Heritage Festival

  Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan is inviting the public to the 12th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival, which is scheduled for Saturday, September 15, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Country Village Park, 6550 N.W. 188 Terrace. The event includes live entertainment, a bounce ...

Costa Realtors hosts fundraising for Manny Diaz Jr.

Costa Realtors hosts fundraising for Manny Diaz Jr.
  Costa Relators Corporation recently hosted a fundraiser for State Representative Manny Diaz Jr., who’s running for the State Senate, on Main Street in Miami Lakes. Diaz, a Republican ...

We Stand Corrected

  Miami Lakes resident Abel Fernandez noted he was misquoted about comments he made at a recent Town Council meeting. To correct the accounting, Fernandez stated that he had checked all the council members and none of them had taken monies from the miners. Furthermore, Fernandez ...

Mayor's office hosts 'Casino Night' Sept. 29

Mayor's office hosts 'Casino Night' Sept. 29
  Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid’s office will be hosting a “Casino Night” charity gala on Saturday, September 29, at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 ...

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