The community is invited to attend a Miami Lakes Town Hall meeting on the Greenways and Trails Master Plan at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 7, in the Council Chambers at the Government Center, 6601 Main Street. The plan will be presented by Tony Lopez, director of Community and Leisure Services. Miami Lakes received grant funding through the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to develop a Greenways and Trails Master...

General election has state, county and town races

Community By The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  During the November 5 highly contested Florida Gubernatorial race between incumbent Republican Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist, now a Democrat, Miami Lakes residents will also vote for candidates running for a Town Council Seat and three charter amendments, two State Representative positions and Miami-Dade Property Appraisal. Political neophyte Xiomara Pazos is challenging incumbent Ceasar Mestre for Seat 6 on the Miami...
  During a September 23 special call meeting, the Miami Lakes Town Council approved two ordinances on first reading and two other ordinances on second reading were deferred. On first reading, lawmakers approved an ordinance to set a $100 expedited fee for lien letters to be processed within two business days and revise the regular lien letter fee with a standard process time of seven to ten days from $20 to $50. At a budget workshop in...

We Get Letters: Vice Mayor recommends amendments

Community To the Editor; By Manny Cid, Vice Mayor, Town of Miami Lakes Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  During the upcoming November 4th elections, Miami Lakes residents will be heading to the polls and face three questions regarding the function of municipal self governance. Before all the political campaign “noise” begins, I would like to take a moment and explain all three questions. The first question is regarding annexation. I fundamentally believe that we as residents of Miami Lakes own a share of the Town, similar to...

New amenities completed at Norman and Jean Reach Park

Community Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department and Miami-Dade County District 13 Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr., announced the completion of new amenities at the 20-acre Norman and Jean Reach Park, located at 7901 N.W. 176 Street in Palm Springs North. The improvements include a new six-foot perimeter asphalt walkway with wayside shaded benches, expanded concrete patio space around the recreation center and...
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