Early voting schedule for November 6 election

  Voters in Miami Lakes and neighboring communities may cast their ballots during the Early Voting Schedule for the November 6 General Election at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue in Miami Lakes. The Center will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. beginning ...

Mayor's Chess challenge on October 27 open to Miami Lakes students in grades K to12

  Miami Lakes students from K-12 can test their chess skills with Mayor Manny Cid and council members during the Mayor’s Chess Challenge . The event is scheduled at 10 a.m., Saturday, October 27, at Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main Street. The Mayor’s Chess Challenge ...

Miami Lakes Town Council Election: Carlos Alvarez, Esther Colon face off for Seat 6

Miami Lakes Town Council Election: Carlos Alvarez, Esther Colon face off for Seat 6
  Two candidates are seeking to replace Miami Lakes Council member Ceasar Mestre, who’s term-limited this year, during the November 6 election. Seat 6 pits retired government ...

State of Town: Mayor cites Optimist Park comment

  A gut-wrenching comment about the conditions at Miami Lakes Optimist Park stuck in the craw of Mayor Manny Cid. But the person who made those sentiments really hurt.  “Someone told me that Miami Lakes Optimist Park is an embarrassment,” Cid said. “And the ...

Annual Veterans Day Parade scheduled for November 11

  Across the span of nearly 40 years, Miami Lakes has saluted veterans with the longest running parade in Miami-Dade County. This year, the Town’s Veterans Affairs Committee will host the 39th annual Veterans Day Parade on Sunday, November 11. Sponsored in part by The ...

Special honors announced at State of Town Address

  During Mayor Manny Cid’s annual State of the Town Address on October 9 at Town Hall, special recognition’s were made to honor the outstanding efforts by volunteers, employees and businesses. BankUnited and Anacapri Italian Restaurant were named the large, and small, ...

Road impact fees aid improvements

Road impact fees aid improvements
Town of Miami Lakes received a check representing $663,000 of Road Impact Fees for roadway improvements including Adaptive Traffic Light Signalization, and the addition of a third lane under the ...

Council discusses ordinance to control sober homes

  The Town of Miami Lakes and a home operating as a drug treatment center are at odds over residents’ complaints that recovering drug addicts are allegedly causing problems in their neighborhood. The accusations led to a proposed ordinance as the first step to mitigate ...

Sponsors set for Food and Wine Festival

  The top two sponsors for the Miami Lakes Food and Wine Festival have been announced by the Town.  Title sponsor for the event is Miami Lakes AutoMall and the Silver sponsor is The Graham Companies. There is still a small amount of tickets available. Visit ...

Town Council adopts lower rate for property taxes

  The Miami Lakes Town Council officially adopted a lower rate for property taxes and eliminated any confusion over a proposal to borrow money to compete the master plan for Miami Lakes Optimist Park during the second and final budget hearing on September 18. The new rate of ...

Jeffrey Rodriguez, Xiomara Pazas vie for Seat 2

Jeffrey Rodriguez, Xiomara Pazas vie for Seat 2
  Xiomara Pazos is seeking a Miami Lakes Town Council seat for the third time but newcomer Jefferey Rodriguez is standing in her way, as the two political candidates are seeking Seat 2 on ...

Preview of Town Council October 2 general meeting

  At its October 2 regular meeting, the Miami Lakes Councilmembers were scheduled to discuss, and expected to approve four ordinances on first reading, a host of resolutions and new business items that include setting up a committee to review the town’s police contract with ...

Volunteers and sponsors urged to join Town's Halloween festivities

  Want to be a “SPOOKTASTIC” volunteer at the Youth Activities Task Force’s annual Halloween event, “Nightmare on Montrose,” on Saturday, October 27? A total of 75 high school volunteers are needed and volunteer registration is on a first come, first ...

State of the Town address set for Tuesday, October 9

State of the Town address set for Tuesday, October 9
  Mayor Manny Cid will deliver his annual State of the Town Address at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, in the Town Hall Council Chambers, 6601 Main Street, The event is sponsored by JetStream ...

Town Manager Selection Committee submits 5 candidates to Council

  The Miami Lakes Town Manager Selection Committee officially submitted the names of the top five candidates for council members to interview to determine the best person for the job. At its final meeting last week, the committee picked North Miami Beach City Manager Anna Garcia; ...

Miami Lakes Zip Code bill passes in House, now heads to Senate for approval

Miami Lakes Zip Code bill passes in House, now heads to Senate for approval
  U.S. Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Miami) scored a big victory on behalf of Miami Lakes, as the town continues to pursue landing its own zip code. The House of Representatives passed ...

Miami Lakes may use legal action for N.W. 59 Avenue land

  Miami Lakes might seek Eminent Domain relief to acquire some land near Opa-locka Airport following the owner’s refusal to sell his property, which stymied the town’s transportation master plan for a connected road and boat storage. The land at dispute is near N.W. ...

Miami Lakes Library schedules October activities

Miami Lakes Library schedules October activities
  Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during October: For Children and Families: Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite ...

Jose J. Arrojo named new COE executive director

  The Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust (COE) recently selected Jose J. Arrojo as the new executive director. Arrojo, a former Chief Assistant Miami-Dade State Attorney, assumed the post when Joseph Centorino stepped down at the end of August. Arrojo will be the ...

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 ...

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