Pizzi settlement is done, Miami Lakes town attorney tells council

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 13, 2024

Miami Lakes will pay former Mayor Michael Pizzi $1.625 million for legal fees for his defense in a federal criminal case, a decision that ends a decade of courtroom battles and payments to lawyers. After a jury found in 2014 that Pizzi was not...
  Miami Lakes Mayor Wayne Slaton, accompanied by Vice Mayor Manny Cid and Councilmembers Ceasar Mestre, Tim Daubert and Frank Mingo, participated in the Miami-Dade County Days on April 2-3 in Tallahassee. Each year, Dade Days takes place during the Florida Legislative Session. The two-day event includes more than 1,000 people who represent over 200 organizations from both the private and public sectors. “I truly enjoyed the...
  Are you, your child, or someone you know a budding artist who would like to see their work displayed on the walls of Miami Lakes Government Center? The town and its Elderly Affairs Committee, in partnership with the Youth Activities Task Force and Cultural Affairs Committee are hosting “The Art Collaborative,” an art competition culminating in a Gallery Night Grand Opening and Weekend Exhibition. “The Art...

Town launches Community Events Calendar on website

Community Wednesday, April 16, 2014

  The Town of Miami Lakes has implemented a new online Community Events Calendar. Residents and visitors can access information on local events, carnivals and festivals. Local businesses and organizations will have the opportunity to submit their events to the town to be posted on the Community Calendar. To submit an event, contact the town’s Public Information Officer Nicole Lesson via email at lesson@miamilakes-fl.gov. To access...

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Community By The Miami Laker and Ladd Howell Wednesday, April 16, 2014


The Miami-Dade County Solid Waste Department collection trucks can reach 5-feet onto the swale or driveway to retrieve their containers. Residents should not place their containers in the paved part of the right of way, or they may be liable for damage to a passing vehicle. Residents are asked to separate waste and recycling containers at least 3-feet from each other.

Town staff wears blue for Autism Day

Government Wednesday, April 16, 2014


In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, the Town of Miami Lakes staff wore blue on April 2 to participate in Light It Up Blue, a unique global initiative that kicks-off Autism Awareness Month. Mayor Wayne Slaton and the Town Council voted unanimously to proclaim April as Autism Awareness Month in the town during the April 8 Council meeting.