Town receives $3.6 million grant to complete extension of N.W. 59 Avenue roadway

Town receives $3.6 million grant to complete extension of N.W. 59 Avenue roadway
  The Town of Miami Lakes is a big winner for a multi-million dollar grant to complete a roadway extension project to connect commercial and industrial areas as well as build bike lanes and ...

Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. elected chairman of SFRTA Board

Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. elected chairman of SFRTA Board
  Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo Jr., was elected chairman of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority’s (SFRTA) governing board. The County Commission ...

Welcome Home celebration for Florida gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham

Welcome Home celebration for Florida gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham
  Bob and Adele Graham, along with their family, will host a “Welcome Home” party for their daughter, Gwen Graham, a candidate to become the next Governor of Florida. The special ...

Full primary ballot facing voters on Tuesday, August 28

  Next month, voters will head to the polls for Miami-Dade County’s primary election to choose candidates running for the U.S. Senate, Florida Governor, State Senate, Florida House of Representatives as well as positions in the Florida Cabinet. The winners in August will ...

Preview of July 17 Council meeting

  At its July 17 regular meeting, the Miami Lakes Town Council was expected to approve two ordinances, a host of resolutions and several new business items.  • Council members were expected to give their final approval for an ordinance to complete the buildout of the ...

Town hosts a community workshop on underground utility lines for lakes Patricia and Katharine on July 23 at Youth Center

  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 ...

Miami Lakes celebrates Park and Recreation Month

  Miami Lakes residents are encouraged to explore the “undiscovered” roles of local parks and recreation within the Town as it celebrates Park and Recreation Month, A Lifetime of Discovery. Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park ...

Deadline extended for two community civic 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 ...

Miami Lakes town staff participates in town leadership programs

  Miami Lakes Chief of Operations Tony Lopez was selected for the Miami Foundation’s Miami Fellows Class X, a leadership program which identifies individuals who have made an impact on their community. The program develops a deeper understanding of effective leadership ...

Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday Aug. 3-5

  Beginning August 3 through 5, a tax free holiday will give parents an opportunity to buy school supplies at cheaper prices. The three-day back-to-school event includes duty free offers on clothing, shoes and backpacks starting at $60 or less and school supplies $15 or ...

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 ...

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