Lorenzo Cobiella hired as full time Town Attorney

The Miami Lakes Town Council approved a contract with Lorenzo Cobiella to be the town’s full-time attorney where he will be assigned at town hall assisting the town manager, his staff and council members for a minimum of 40 hours per week. Cobiella is an associate with Gastesti and ...

Commissioner Bovo adds Nikki Whiting to his office

Commissioner Bovo adds Nikki Whiting to his office
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban L. Bovo, Jr. has tapped Nikki Whiting as the communications director for his office.Bovo represents District 13 which includes Miami Lakes, Hialeah and Palm ...

Senator Bob and Adele Graham are honored on 60th anniversary

Senator Bob and Adele Graham are honored on 60th anniversary
The children of former Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham and his wife, Adele, honored their parents 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner celebration on February 2 at Shula’s Golf Club’s ...

Miami Lakes Bar Association holds annual installation ceremony

Miami Lakes Bar Association holds annual installation ceremony
The Miami Lakes Bar Association (MLBA) hosted its 2019 Installation Celebration on January 11 at Shula’s Steakhouse. Over 100 attorneys, judges and professionals attended the festive event which ...

Veteran Town administrator Tony Lopez appointed new Deputy Town Manager

Veteran Town administrator Tony Lopez appointed new Deputy Town Manager
Tony Lopez, Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Town of Miami Lakes, has been named as Deputy Town Manager. The appointment was the first to be made by new Town Manager Edward Pidermann.As COO, ...

Council takes action to prevent residential speeding

Following a hit and run accident that left a woman critically injured and one fatality, the Town of Miami Lakes is taking action to prevent further tragedy that police say is caused by residential speeding.Lawmakers approved Councilmember Josh Dieguez’s proposal to place traffic ...

Former town manager Alex Rey selected as St. Pete Beach manager

Alex Rey, who was the town manager in Miami Lakes for 16 years, has been selected for a new job in west Florida. The St. Pete Beach City Commission in Pinellas County last week named Rey the next city manager, where he will replace Wayne Saunders. The City Commission picked Rey among ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library plans events for the rest of February

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during February: For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “The Princess and the Frog,” “Beauty ...

BGEC's CEA students attend the state of M-Dade County address

BGEC's CEA students attend the state of M-Dade County address
Students from Bob Graham Education Center's Civic Engagement Academy (CEA) participated in the Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s State of the County address on January 31 held at the Port ...

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue gets funding to add Rescue Truck at M.Lakes station 64

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue gets funding to add Rescue Truck at M.Lakes station 64
To increase the emergency response time in rapid growing areas in Miami Lakes and surrounding areas, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is adding another unit at the town’s west side fire station in ...

Town qualifies as a Tree City USA Sterling City

Miami Lakes continues to be recognized for its abundant, beautiful tree canopy and exceptional tree management.The Town has received Tree City USA status for 12 straight years and has received the Tree City USA Growth Award for 10 straight years. This now makes Miami Lakes a “Sterling ...

Vice Mayor calls for transportation/traffic summit

After Miami Lakes and other northwest Miami-Dade communities indicated they were excluded from the county’s Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan, a local council member is calling for a public transportation and traffic summit in an effort to place rapid transit buses and ...

Applications due for Future Leaders grants

Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board (EAB) announced it is now accepting applications for the 2019 Miami Lakes Future Leaders Scholarship presented by The Graham Companies.Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the Town of Miami ...

Council discusses proposal to rename manager selection group

Following confusion over the role of a town manager selection committee and the hiring process that led to some candidates to drop out of the running for the position, a Miami Lakes councilmember is pushing for some changes.Councilmember Josh Dieguez proposed to rename the committee ...

Veterans Committee and volunteers host Food Drive to aid Coast Guard

Veterans Committee and volunteers host Food Drive to aid Coast Guard
Miami Lakes Veterans Affairs Committee, joined by Town officials Vice Mayor Nelson Rodriguez and Councilmember Marilyn Ruano, and members of Giving Gators, held a successful Canned Food Drive ...

Is M-Dade Commissioner Bovo running for County mayor in 2020

Is M-Dade Commissioner Bovo running for County mayor in 2020
Though he hasn’t officially announced his candidacy for mayor, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr., is rumored to replace Mayor Carlos Gimenez in 2020, when both of their terms come to ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets February events

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets February events
Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during February: For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with ...

Town may take legal action to prevent 154 St. bridge opening

Miami Lakes has threatened to take legal action against Miami-Dade after town officials learned the county was proceeding with plans to place two I-75 interchanges at N.W. 170 and 154 streets to alleviate traffic congestion in nearby burgeoning areas without their knowledge and ...

Miami Lakes Middle School wins district 'We the People Competition'

Miami Lakes Middle School wins district 'We the People Competition'
Miami Lakes Middle School students are the winners of the ‘We the People Competition’ held on January 14. This competition is to see which students have the most knowledge of the Constitution. The ...

M.L. Chamber hosts new and retiring managers

M.L. Chamber hosts new and retiring managers
Before joining the ranks of the fire department, Edward Pidermann was a certified mortician, conducting the preparation of a deceased person for funeral and burial arrangements.“I found it not to ...