Council gets update on state funding, FDOT plans

Community Wednesday, June 4, 2014

  State Representative Manny Diaz said Miami Lakes would receive a check in the amount of $1.3 million for stormwater drainage improvements and stabilizing the town’s canal by July, money he and fellow State Representative Jose Oliva and Senator Rene Garcia helped secure during the Florida Legislature Session in Tallahassee. At the May 13 regular Town Council meeting, Diaz told councilmembers that after Governor Rick Scott signs...
  Perla Tabares Hantman, chairman of the Miami-Dade County School Board, joined students, teachers, faculty and community members to celebrate “Bike to School Day” at Lawton Chiles Middle School on May 12. She is joined here by LCMS principal Nelson Izquierdo and members of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Police Bike Patrol Unit. “Bike to School Day” events help raise awareness to create safer routes for...

Com. Esteban Bovo Jr. addresses M. Lakes Chamber of Commerce

Community By David Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, May 28, 2014

  The life of a Miami-Dade Commissioner is often depicted as immensely busy, meeting-hopping from one end of the county to the other. Case in point, on Wednesday, May 7, Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr.  attended two early morning meetings, and subsequently met with soccer legend David Beckham and his partners in the highly publicized issue of bringing a soccer franchise to Miami. The heart of the discussion is the location for the...
  Town of Miami Lakes announced that the Education Advisory Board and The Graham Companies have teamed up again to offer the 2014 Key to the Town Scholarship. This year, two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Eligible recipients will be graduating seniors who are residents of the town. The winners will have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to their school and community. “It’s wonderful that The Graham Companies...
  State Representatives Manny Diaz Jr. (R-Hialeah) and Jose Oliva (R-Hialeah), and Senator Rene Garcia (R-Hialeah) make a great team for the Town of Miami Lakes. The three politicos teamed up during the 2014 Florida Legislative  Session in Tallahassee and delivered $1.3 million for two major storm water drainage projects for Miami Lakes on the heels of a visit by Mayor Wayne Slaton and councilmembers, who requested the funding on...
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