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...
Town of Miami Lakes will host Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. (District 13) for a Town Hall meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, in the Council chambers of the Government Center, 6601 Main Street. Bovo is traveling throughout the District to listen and discuss residents’ concerns and ideas. On Wednesday, March 26, he will visit with Palm Springs North residents from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at Norman and Jean...
The Town of Miami Lakes continues to strive for more transparency and public access. The town has begun to utilize VR Systems for Candidates and Committees to create and submit their financial reports electronically. This will reduce paper, staff time, and improve the candidate financial reporting process. In addition, the public can easily view and search reports for key works such as specific contributors, expenditures, etc. Election...

Town explores boat storage lot on site owned by FP&L

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  The Town of Miami Lakes is working with Florida Power & Light to create a storage site for boats and commercial vehicles owned by Miami Lakes residents. At the Town Council’s February 11 meeting, Town Manager Alex Rey requested funding of $500 for an application fee in order to begin a FP&L review process of the proposal. The town has identified a location near the corner of N.W. 77 Avenue and 145 Street, as the best...
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