On October 10, Miami Lakes Councilmember Nelson Rodriguez presented Lissette Campos-Perez with a proclamation in honor of her being named the Tampa Chamber of Commerce and Hispanic Heritage Foundation Hispanic Woman and Business Woman of the Year. Campos-Perez was raised and educated in Miami Lakes and now serves as the director of Community Affairs for ABC Action News Tampa. She has received four Emmy Awards and over 20 local and national...

M.L. Garden Club presents orchid forum on Oct. 28

Community Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  Miami Lakes Garden Club is inviting members and residents to attend a special presentation on the “Common Sense Approach to Growing Orchids” presented by Dan Christensen, an orchid expert and former president of the South Florida Orchid Society. The presentation is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, October 28, at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 Montrose Road (N.W. 82 Avenue). Christensen, owner of Dan and Margie...

Report on actions taken at Town Council regular meeting

Community Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  To help save applicants and residents money for a zoning appeal through the courts, the Town of Miami Lakes is sponsoring an ordinance that calls for the Town Council to review the decisions but only by a super majority vote. Vice Mayor Manny Cid made the recommendation at the October 8 regular Town Council meeting, saying it’s too expensive and cumbersome for the applicants’ appeals to be handled  by the courts after...

Message from WASD: Keeping things crystal clear

Community By Jennifer Messemer M-D Water & Sewer Dept., Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  Living in South Florida, we’re surrounded by water, but only a limited amount is drinkable. The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department’s (WASD) staff works around the clock to deliver high-qualify drinking water that meets or exceeds local, state and federal requirements, as well as the reliable sewer services you use every day. Just as cars, roads, bridges and even your body wear down due to age and stress, so do the more...

Council honors Myriam Nieves as Officer of the Quarter

Government Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  Miami Lakes Police Officer Myriam Nieves was named Officer of the Quarter during the October 8 Town Council meeting. She was honored for her passion for investigations, astute powers of observation, and diligent efforts in apprehending several criminal subjects. “We are very happy to have her in our community and happy to count on her as being one of our own,” said then-Mayor Ceasar Mestre. Joining in the presentation were...
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