Summary of actions taken at February 11 regular meeting

Government By David Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  At the February 11 Town Council meting, several Miami Lakes residents urged lawmakers to rescind a fine that was issued to a land owner and developer who allowed a BBQ event on his private property to celebrate the grand opening of N.W. 87th Avenue on a Saturday afternoon. The official grand opening of the roadway took place two days later with town and county officials, but suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi hosted the event...

Residents may participate in Home Beautification Contest

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  Miami Lakes’ Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) is inviting all Miami Lakes residents to participate in the 2014 Home Beautification Contest. The contest will recognize residents who take special care in maintaining their homes and landscaping. The contest will be held four times per year and the winners will be awarded with a $200 Home Depot gift card and a commemorative lawn sign to be placed in their front yard. The NIC...

Town Council honors two students from ML K-8 Center

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  Miami Lakes Town Council recognized two Miami Lakes K-8 students, Sofia Palomino and Michael Resillez, during the February 11 regular council meeting. When Councilmember Tim Daubert served as Principal for a Day at the school, he had the opportunity to meet two remarkable students who showcased their musical talents – Resillez, a 4th-grade student played the piano while Vanessa Bone, also a 4th-grader, sang. The young students...
  The Town of Miami Lakes is honoring one of its founding councilmembers and a local trailblazer who helped guide the young city to success. On Thursday, February 20, Mayor Wayne Slaton, councilmembers and residents will celebrate the renaming of the Mary Collins Community Center West building to honor the former three-term councilmember and the brainchild of most of the town’s committees that have made major  contributions...

Tony Lama completes Leaders of Excellence program

Featured Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  Miami Lakes Town Council recognized Councilmember Tony Lama during its regular meeting on February 11 for his completion of the Leaders of Excellence Program for Elected Officials in State and Local Government. Lama was among 16 elected officials from 15 jurisdictions in three counties, plus two state representatives, who participated in this year’s program hosted by the Good Government Initiative. “It was an absolute...
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