Nelson Rodriguez files to run for Florida House of Representatives

Nelson Rodriguez files to run for Florida House of Representatives
Miami Lakes Vice Mayor Nelson Rodriguez is running for the Florida House of Representatives indicating seven years as a council member and veteran fighter helped prepare him for addressing ...

Preview of Town Council meeting

The Miami Lakes Town Council was expected to approve several ordinance, a host of resolutions and new business items during its July 16 regular meeting at Miami Lakes Town Hall.• Council members were expected to give their final approval for an ordinance to adopt its own franchise ...

Town announced budget workshops and public hearing schedules for 2020

Over the next several months, the Town Council will hold workshops and meetings to discuss fiscal year 2020 budget. The budget process will be transparent and accessible to Miami Lakes taxpayers with live streaming of the proceedings on the Town’s website and Facebook page.The ...

MLEC summa cum laude grad Alexandra Reboredo joins Miami Lakes staff

MLEC summa cum laude grad Alexandra Reboredo joins Miami Lakes staff
Alexandra Reboredo graduated from Miami Lakes Education Center summa cum laude. She was editor in chief of The Harbinger and the school’s yearbook, Alpha and Omega. She is a Posse Scholar, a ...

Reserving and purchasing Town event tickets now on three platforms

Reserving and purchasing tickets for Town sponsored events is now easier than ever. Residents have the option of using the ticketing platforms Eventbrite and Facebook Events, and now may reserve and purchase tickets directly on the Town’s website.Visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/calendar, ...

Renewal period for Business Tax receipt runs until September 30

The renewal period for the annual Business Tax Receipt (BTR) has begun and in the Town’s continuing effort to assist the growing business community, Miami Lakes has created a “How To” video providing business owners with quick and easy steps to make the BTR payment online.The BTR ...

Florida's Veteran Affairs Department conducts its 'Forward March' regional meeting in Miami Lakes

Florida's Veteran Affairs Department conducts its 'Forward March' regional meeting in Miami Lakes
Supported by the Town of Miami Lakes’ Veterans Committee, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, executive director Danny Burgess, and the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs brought their statewide ...

Town approves suicide awareness event Aug. 10

Volunteering most of her time in Miami Lakes for years, Emily Wong wanted to honor her best friend, Victor Ruiz, who committed suicide last year, while bringing awareness to mental health issues that cause people to take their own lives.But Wong never discussed her emotional pain ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library plans July events

Miami Lakes Branch Library plans July events
Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during July and early August:For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite ...

Pace grad Vanessa Perez-Robles honored for grant

Pace grad Vanessa Perez-Robles honored for grant
Miami-Dade County Commission chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson recognized Monsignor Edward Pace high school recent graduate student and Miami Lakes resident Vanessa Perez-Robles, who received Amazon’s ...

Town receives $900,000 grant from Florida Dept. of Transportation for needed Fairway Drive improvements

Fairway Drive in Miami Lakes lacks proper crossing locations, bicycle facilities and speed deterrent infrastructure along the corridor according to the Town which installed several low-cost solutions for pedestrian safety.However grant funding was critically needed to enhance safety ...

Local residents elected to MDCCMA board

Local residents elected to MDCCMA board
Miami Lakes residents Ramiro Inguanzo and Juan Carlos (J.C.) Jimenez were elected as the president and vice president of the Miami-Dade City/County Management Association (MDCCMA), a professional ...

Hurricane preparedness time is now in event of a major storm

In preparation for the hurricane season. It is important to stay alert and informed of any severe weather possibilities and be prepared long before and immediately preceding a storm.The Miami-Dade 2019 Official Hurricane Readiness Guide can be found at ...

Town starts a Transition Program for special needs residents

Miami Lakes’ Special Needs Advisory Board announced a pilot Transition Program for individuals with special needs. The program expands training in the areas of employability skills training, life skills and self-advocacy so they can learn skills to achieve independence.The program is ...

Business Tax renewals are required by September 30

The renewal period for the annual Business Tax Receipt (BTR) has begun and in the Town’s continuing effort to assist the growing business community, Miami Lakes has created a “How To” video providing business owners with quick and easy steps to make the BTR payment online.The BTR ...

Town invites applications for neighborhood matching grants program

Town of Miami Lakes invites residents, neighborhoods and homeowner associations (HOAs) to apply for the Neighborhood Matching Grant Program which encourages neighborhoods to play and work together in a dynamic fashion in order to accomplish neighborhood-based goals and objectives.The ...

2020 budget process starts July 8 with workshops and public hearings scheduled

Over the next several months, the Town Council will hold workshops and meetings to discuss fiscal year 2020 budget. The budget process will be transparent and accessible to Miami Lakes taxpayers with live streaming of the proceedings on the Town’s website and Facebook page.The ...

Cid at Dan Marino Foundation event

Cid at Dan Marino Foundation event
Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid was the guest speaker at the 2019 Dan Marino Foundation Campus graduation ceremony at Miami Lakes Educational Center. The program provides post-secondary education for ...

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducts four

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducts four
Former North Carolina State and Hialeah Miami Lakes basketball star Chris Corchiani, community activist David Oliver, community pioneer George Deming, and community activist Javier Zapata were ...

'B' Graham Memorial Golf tourney benefits South Florida Council of Boy Scouts

'B' Graham Memorial Golf tourney benefits South Florida Council of Boy Scouts
On April 22, The Graham Companies hosted the 45th annual William “B” Graham Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the South Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America, at Shula’s Golf Club.Winners of ...