Winners announced in Miami Lakes photo contest

Winners announced in Miami Lakes photo contest
The Town announced winners of the “Capture a Miami Lakes Moment” photo contest.Jae Kim was the first place winner with a beautiful photo of Picnic Park West.Monique Metzcus placed ...

Florida CFO visits Miami Lakes to study rock blasting operations

Florida CFO visits Miami Lakes to study rock blasting operations
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis paid a visit to Miami Lakes as part of the state’s plan to study the rock miner’s blasting operations, which residents claim cause ...

Town prepares to retrofit nearly 900 streetlights with energy saving LED bulbs

Miami Lakes is one of the first municipalities in South Florida to convert all Town-owned streetlights to LED. The project, part of the Town’s strategic initiatives, will replace approximately 900 streetlights throughout Miami Lakes, including standard streetlights (called ...

Graham meets with Civic Engagement students

Graham meets with Civic Engagement students
Students from the Civics Engagement Academy (CEA) at Bob Graham Education Center (BGEC) spent the summer reading and meeting in small groups to prepare for the upcoming school year. This included ...

ML lawmakers to discuss 2017 budget

Town of Miami Lakes lawmakers and residents will discuss the budget for next year at a workshop, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 6601 Main Street. The estimated $16.5 million spending plan, at the same millage rate of 2.335 for property ...

MTPO Governing Board approves grants for two priority projects

The Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) Governing Board recently approved the list of 2017 Transportation Alternatives Program priority projects which includes two submitted by the Town of Miami Lakes.The N.W. 59 Avenue project calls for the creation of sidewalks, ...

Asst. Town Manager Andrea Agha is candidate for ICMA Credentialed Mgr

Miami Lakes assistant Town Manager Andrea Agha recently received the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Credentialed Manager Candidate designation. She will become an ICMA Credential Manager in November 2018.Agha is one of over 1,400 local government management ...

Marilyn Ruano confirmed as new councilmember

Marilyn Ruano confirmed as new councilmember
It’s official. Marilyn Ruano is the newest Miami Lakes Town Council member following an unanimous vote to replace vice mayor Tony Lama, who resigned after he accepted a job offer with Amazon ...

Town Council to August 2018

Town Council to August 2018
The new look Miami Lakes Town Council poses for a portrait following the swearing-in of new Councilmember Marilyn Ruano and the election of Nelson Rodriguez as Vice Mayor at a Special Meeting in ...

Lawmakers seek funding to complete Optimist Park

At the July 25 Miami Lakes Town Council meeting, lawmakers approved Councilmember Tim Daubert’s recommendation to locate monies and explore other funding options to accelerate the build out of Miami Lakes Optimist Park.The recreation facility has been in the town’s parks ...

Miami Lakes Youth Council appoints three new members

Three new members were appointed to serve on the Miami Lakes Youth Center Council at the group’s June 21 meeting. The new members were chosen by their peers based on academic record and strong leadership backgrounds to serve for the upcoming year.The Youth Center Council (YCC) is ...

Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boat safety courses in M. Lakes

Town of Miami Lakes has partnered again with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer boating safety classes for residents.The classes are taught by experienced instructors who are committed to the highest standards of the U.S. Coast Guard.The class is $25 per person and includes a free ...

Town’s Youth Program are showcased on Saturday, Aug. 12

Miami Lakes Recreation Program team and partner providers will host a Recreation Program Showcase at the Town’s Youth Center, “The Spot,” 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 12.From ballet, jazz, martial arts, archery, golf and ...

‘Lunch Bunch and Bingo’ for seniors during Aug.

‘Lunch Bunch and Bingo’ for seniors during Aug.
Summer senior fun continues with the Lunch Bunch and Bingo series.Seniors can socialize and make new friends from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. while having fun and enjoying nutritious lunches provided by ...

Town Council recognizes several school and community members

At the July 25 Town Council meeting, several community members were recognized for their accomplishments and community support.The Barbara Goleman Varsity baseball team was recognized for winning the District Championship. It was the 4th District Championship won by the team in the ...

Deadline is Aug. 7 for ‘Call for Artists’ applications

Deadline is Aug. 7 for ‘Call for Artists’ applications
The application deadline has been extended for the Town of Miami Lakes and Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places “Call for Artists” to design a fun and interactive outdoor public art ...

Town seeks professional artists to serve on Clubhouse public art advisory committee

Miami Lakes is looking for professional artists to serve as volunteers on a Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) for the design of the Town’s new Optimist Park Clubhouse public art project.The PAC will be responsible for assisting the Town with the review and recommendation of ...

Town launches ‘Rec 2 U’ summer play initiative

Miami Lakes is kicking off a new recreational program, “Rec 2 U,” aimed at bringing several of the Town’s youth programs into several neighborhoods around town.On four Tuesdays from August 8 to September 5, the Town’s Recreation Programs team will be at a ...

Town Council honors former Town Commander Major George Perez

Town Council honors former Town Commander Major George Perez
To his surprise, Miami-Dade Police Major George Perez was presented with a proclamation by Mayor Manny Cid and the Town Council at the Council’s July 25 meeting proclaiming July 2nd ...

Maria Nardi named M-D’s Parks and Recreation head

Maria Nardi named M-D’s Parks and Recreation head
Maria Nardi was recently named the new director for Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation and Open Space Department, replacing the retiring George Navarette. Navarette agreed to succeed ...

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