Town sets public meeting Feb. 25 on Lakeway Trail

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  The Town of Miami Lakes is encouraging residents to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, February 25, at 6 p.m. in the Council chambers at the Government Center, 6601 Main Street, to hear a discussion on an application for a State of Florida grant for the future development of the Miami Lakeway Trail Project. The town is seeking a Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant to aid in the development of the Trail Project site along...

Town seeks to revive stalled Youth Center project

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

The original contractor’s unsatisfactory quality of work, and a new contractor tapped by an insurance company to finish the job that hasn’t officially agreed to do the work, have combined to further delay construction of the new community and youth center at Miami Lakes Picnic Park East. During the February 11 regular Town Council meeting, Town Attorney Raul Gastesi and Town Manager Alex Rey responded to Councilmember Frank...

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...
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