The staff of U.S. Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart will be on hand at the Miami Lakes Library as part of his community outreach program, Wednesday, August 24, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., to meet and greet constituents who are seeking some assistance from the federal government.Members of the congressman’s office will visit the library, located at 6699 Windmill Gate Road, to discuss issues that might be affecting constituents and providing...
The Town of Miami Lakes may finally get its own zip code.The Town Council, led by Councilmember Manny Cid, has continued to fight for the past three years with the U.S. Postal Service for a Zip Code that is unique to Miami Lakes.U.S. Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart added the Miami Lakes Zip Code language to the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016 requiring the U.S. Postal Service to designate an independent zip code no later than September 30,...
To help expedite developers’ building projects and simultaneously create more tax revenue, the Miami Lakes Town Council has drafted an ordinance to change the land development code to allow property owners to pull a building permit before their final plats are recorded.   The legislation, proposed by Councilmember Tony Lama at last week’s regular meeting, would benefit Lennar Homes Corporation, The Graham Companies and...

Town holds same property tax rate for 6th year; $1 mil. unfunded services

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 15, 2016

Town of Miami Lakes is proposing the same rate for property taxes for the sixth consecutive year but more than $1 million for municipal services might go unfunded unless the town can find the money elsewhere or cut other services depending on what’s important to lawmakers and residents.According to a budget overview with preliminary figures for Miami Lakes’ spending plan for 2016-2017, $1.8 million of services were included in the...
Miami Lakes Economic Development Committee will present a “Marketing & Social Media Business Workshop” on Wednesday, July 27, in the Council chambers at Town Hall, 6601 Main Street.Registration and networking is scheduled for 9 to 9:30 a.m. followed by the workshop which will be led by Robert Rodriguez, senior instructor of Technology Services for the Miami Association of Realtors.Attendees will have a chance to win a free...
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