Manager Selection Committee lists preferences for candidates

  The next town manager for Miami Lakes must have at least five years experience in government or the private sector, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or a law degree, and be effective in carrying out the town’s strategic plan and operating a budget ...

Deputy Town Manager Andrea Agha new manager for Village of key Biscayne

  Andrea Agha, who began her career with the Town of Miami Lakes in 2010, and has served as the Deputy Town Manager since 2014, has accepted the position of Village Manager for the Village of Key Biscayne. In an email to Town Manager Alex Rey, Agha said, “I am deeply ...

Community Workshop for underground utilities set on Monday, July 23

  Miami Lakes will host a Community Workshop for Lakes Patricia and Lake Katharine residents at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 23, at the Youth Center, 6075 Miami Lakes Drive. The purpose of the workshop is to present the residents with information on the undergrounding of FPL utility ...

FDOT hosts two Palmetto public meetings during July at Town Hall Chambers

  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host two Public Information Meetings in July at Town Hall Council Chambers, 6601 Main Street. Palmetto Expressway Construction Public Information Meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18. For more information, ...

July activities planned for Miami Lakes senior citizens

  Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee  (EAC) will host several educational, fun and exciting events for seniors in July. Lunch Bunch and Bingo – Socialize and make new friends while having fun and enjoying Free nutritious lunches provided by Giardino Gourmet Salads. ...

The Spot Youth Center sets July events

  Miami Lakes Youth Center will be hosting several fun and exciting programs for middle and high school students at “The Spot” from 6 to 8 p.m. during July at 6075 Miami Lakes Drive. Friday, July 13 – Karaoke Night. Bring your instruments, voice, dance moves and ...

Deadlines extended for two Town Civic Pride contests

  In conjunction with the “I Heart Miami Lakes” campaign, the Town of Miami Lakes is  conducting two contests to promote civic pride. Deadline for both contests has been changed to Friday, August 10 at midnight. The Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) is ...

School Safety Workshop set for July 19

  Miami Lakes Town Council will host a School Safety Community Workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. Participation from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, principals and administrative leaders from private ...

Town receives $225K grant to fund Royal Oaks Park Sports Fields Lighting plan

  Town of Miami Lakes has received a Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Small Community Energy Efficient Lighting Grant for $225,000 to assist in funding the Royal Oaks Park Energy Efficient Sports Fields Lighting Project. As part of the Town’s ...

Council, residents raise concerns over $55 million bond proposal

  A $55 million bond referendum proposal to complete the master plan for Miami Lakes Optimist Park and purchase open green space left Town Council members and residents miffed over an attempt to rush a vote for the November ballot during the midterm elections.  At a special ...

Edwin Lopez named new Chief of Miami Dade Public Schools Police

Edwin Lopez named new Chief of Miami Dade Public Schools Police
  Edwin Lopez was recently named the new police chief for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, officially replacing Ian Moffett who is the new Chief School Safety and Compliance Officer. The ...

STU professor and longtime Lakes resident James Conely honored at his retirement

STU professor and longtime Lakes resident James Conely honored at his retirement
  Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid recently honored St. Thomas University professor Dr. James Conely during his retirement ceremony at Don Shula’s Hotel in Miami Lakes. The long time Miami ...

Open House for Fall Youth classes set for July 21 at Optimist Park Clubhouse

  Miami Lakes will host an Open House on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Optimist Park Clubhouse, 6411 N.W. 162 Street, for residents to learn about the Town’s youth programs and to start registrations for the fall schedule. The event will include games, ...

15th Annual Miami Lakes Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks show

15th Annual Miami Lakes Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks show
  Miami Lakes and its Cultural Affairs Committee will host the 15th Annual Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks Show beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 N.W. 82 ...

Town Launches Emergency Management System

  Miami Lakes has partnered with the Florida Department of Emergency Management and Everbridge to launch its Emergency Management and mass notification system in the town. The system will enable the Town to reach its residents and visitors effectively in the case of an emergency. ...

Council member Marilyn Ruano re-elected for full term

Council member Marilyn Ruano re-elected for full term
  Councilmember Marilyn Ruano automatically kept her seat on the Miami Lakes Town Council when no candidate challenged her by the end of last week’s qualifying period for an August ...

Professional recruiter considered for manager search

  The new Miami Lakes council should pick the next town manager and the city may hire a professional recruiter to assist a committee tasked with recommending candidates for the job, as council members hope to get someone on board to run the day-to-day operations by January. At ...

County cuts ribbons on two local park improvements

County cuts ribbons on two local park improvements
  Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo Jr., the county’s Parks and Recreation Department, and local residents took park in a recent ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil ...

Council hears complaints about drug rehab center

  A foreclosed home in Miami Lakes operating as a drug treatment center has heightened the concerns of residents living in the same neighborhood as drug addicts. A group of residents turned to council members for help, as they fear for their lives while recovering substance abuse ...

Town seeks vendors for second annual Ice Cream Social

  Vendor registration is now open for the Town’s 2nd Annual Ice Cream Social celebrating National Ice Cream Month. Ice cream vendors are requested to provide ice cream and frozen treats for 100 people. This signature summer event, hosted by the Youth Activities Task Force, ...

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