Town Council adopts lower rate for property taxes

  The Miami Lakes Town Council officially adopted a lower rate for property taxes and eliminated any confusion over a proposal to borrow money to compete the master plan for Miami Lakes Optimist Park during the second and final budget hearing on September 18. The new rate of ...

Jeffrey Rodriguez, Xiomara Pazas vie for Seat 2

Jeffrey Rodriguez, Xiomara Pazas vie for Seat 2
  Xiomara Pazos is seeking a Miami Lakes Town Council seat for the third time but newcomer Jefferey Rodriguez is standing in her way, as the two political candidates are seeking Seat 2 on ...

Preview of Town Council October 2 general meeting

  At its October 2 regular meeting, the Miami Lakes Councilmembers were scheduled to discuss, and expected to approve four ordinances on first reading, a host of resolutions and new business items that include setting up a committee to review the town’s police contract with ...

Volunteers and sponsors urged to join Town's Halloween festivities

  Want to be a “SPOOKTASTIC” volunteer at the Youth Activities Task Force’s annual Halloween event, “Nightmare on Montrose,” on Saturday, October 27? A total of 75 high school volunteers are needed and volunteer registration is on a first come, first ...

State of the Town address set for Tuesday, October 9

State of the Town address set for Tuesday, October 9
  Mayor Manny Cid will deliver his annual State of the Town Address at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, in the Town Hall Council Chambers, 6601 Main Street, The event is sponsored by JetStream ...

Town Manager Selection Committee submits 5 candidates to Council

  The Miami Lakes Town Manager Selection Committee officially submitted the names of the top five candidates for council members to interview to determine the best person for the job. At its final meeting last week, the committee picked North Miami Beach City Manager Anna Garcia; ...

Miami Lakes Zip Code bill passes in House, now heads to Senate for approval

Miami Lakes Zip Code bill passes in House, now heads to Senate for approval
  U.S. Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Miami) scored a big victory on behalf of Miami Lakes, as the town continues to pursue landing its own zip code. The House of Representatives passed ...

Miami Lakes may use legal action for N.W. 59 Avenue land

  Miami Lakes might seek Eminent Domain relief to acquire some land near Opa-locka Airport following the owner’s refusal to sell his property, which stymied the town’s transportation master plan for a connected road and boat storage. The land at dispute is near N.W. ...

Miami Lakes Library schedules October activities

Miami Lakes Library schedules October activities
  Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during October: For Children and Families: Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite ...

Jose J. Arrojo named new COE executive director

  The Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust (COE) recently selected Jose J. Arrojo as the new executive director. Arrojo, a former Chief Assistant Miami-Dade State Attorney, assumed the post when Joseph Centorino stepped down at the end of August. Arrojo will be the ...

Council lowers mileage rate for 2018-2019 property taxes

  To give residents a tax break since property values have been increasing for several years, the Miami Lakes Town Council adopted a new rate of 2.3217 mills and an estimated $50 million budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The town initially kept the same rate for property ...

Miami-Dade Commissioners remember 9-11 responders during memorial Sept. 11

Miami-Dade Commissioners remember 9-11 responders during memorial Sept. 11
  Miami-Dade County Commissioners Rebecca Sosa, Jose “Pepe Diaz and Audrey Edmonson, Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo Jr., and Mayor Carlos Jimenez were on hand during the ...

Town Council candidates debate scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26

Town Council candidates debate scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26
  WSCV Channel 51 news anchor Ambrosio Hernandez, who was the moderator for the debate between Florida Gubernatorial candidates Rick Scott and Charlie Crist in 2014, will be the middleman ...

Town Council recognizes winners of the 'Capture a Miami Lakes Moment' photo contest

Town Council recognizes winners of the 'Capture a Miami Lakes Moment' photo contest
  During the September 4 regular Town Council meeting, Mayor Manny Cid and councilmembers recognized the winners and honorable mentions of the 2018 “Capture a Miami Lakes Moment” ...

Mayor's State of the Town address scheduled for October 9 at Town Hall

  Mayor Manny Cid will deliver his annual State of the Town Address at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, in Town Halls’ Council Chambers, 6601 Main Street, The event is sponsored by JetStream Federal Credit Union and will be catered by the Miami Lakes Educational Center’s ...

Town Foundation requests Mini-Grant program ideas

  The Miami Lakes Town Foundation has called for proposals for its Mini-Grant program. The Foundation was created to encourage, foster and conduct programs for the continuing education and literacy education of members of the community as well as to conduct and develop other ...

Mayor's 'Casino Night' charity gala set for Sept. 29 at Roberto Alonso Center

  Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid’s office will be hosting a “Casino Night” charity gala on Saturday, September 29, at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. The exciting elegant evening will be filled with music, food, and entertainment to ...

Deadline nears for nominations for Vet's Parade Grand Marshal

  Time is running out for Miami Lakes residents to nominate a deserving individual to be the Grand Marshal for the 39th annual Veteran’s Day Parade which is scheduled for Sunday, November 11. The Grand Marshal will be selected by the Town’s Veterans Committee at their ...

Council creates a blasting Advisory Committee

  Discontent over a study which indicated the rock mining industry is blasting within Florida’s regulations, albeit allegedly causing damages to homes, Miami Lakes has created a committee to push for changes. Though the state’s Fire Marshall Office regulates blasting, ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets programs and events in september

  Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during September: For Children and Families: Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Monster’s ...

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