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The zone will consist of the Atlantic Ocean waters starting about half a mile east of Collins Park, then directly south about three miles to the government cut north jetty, west to the shoreline of South Pointe Park and north along the shoreline to ...
In Miami-Dade County, for example, the starting salary is over $50,000. "This is crisis," state Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, told the newspaper.
But Town Park Plaza North is an important constituency in a neighborhood owed a debt by government, which drove an interstate through Overtown's core in the 1960s and then ignored the collateral damage.
Parts of Pompano Beach could soon be brought to you by corporations looking to get their name out front - think BB&T City Hall or IMAX Pier.
"This is NOT an official communication from the MDPD or Miami-Dade County government," according to Detective Alvaro Zabaleta of the Miami-Dade police Department. "Furthermore, we have no intelligence that would support its contents." Zabaleta did not ...
A background memo on the resolution says DT Miami received approval from the county to build a railroad terminal project that includes a terminal of the All Aboard Florida passenger rail system, office, retail and residential development, known as ...
The unanimous decision, siding with state regulators in a lawsuit filed by Gretna Racing, not only puts the kibosh on slots for the tiny Gadsden County horse track but also for pari-mutuels in seven other counties --- Brevard, Duval, Hamilton, Lee ...
The former Miami-Dade school Board member told the Miami Herald on Tuesday that she's "all in" after spending the last several weeks meeting with political committees and Republican leaders in Washington.
President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion 2018 budget strips about $1 billion from the federal government's New Starts grant program, the main funding target for Miami-Dade's "SMART" plan to extend rail countywide. Miami-Dade says it needs at ...
The head of Miami-Dade's Ethics Commission cleared Garcia-Toledo in a probe sparked by a Miami Herald story outlining his tiny firm's ties to large county contractors while serving a central role in Mayor Carlos Gimenez's successful reelection effort ...
Rather than use all of the money saved from the bus cuts to bolster service elsewhere, Miami-Dade would divert some dollars to the SMART Plan under a proposal by Esteban "Steve" Bovo, chairman of the Miami-Dade County Commission. He inserted a similar ...
Local officials are raising concerns about drug use at hurricane shelters, saying they aren't equipped to care for addicts, unaccompanied minors and others with other medical needs.
The Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department (ASD) has been recognized with a 2017 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo), for its program "Increasing Save Rate at Municipal Animal Shelter through Community Partnerships ...
Miami-Dade County public schools - namely through its superintendent, Alberto Carvalho - has been one of the most vocal opponents in the past couple weeks against the Legislature's approved K-12 spending for 2017-18 and related legislation (HB ...
Take schools, for example: In Florida, the Miami-Dade County public schools have 345,000 students. Fairfax County Virginia has 188,000 - two bureaucracies for 533,000 students.
Even with help from the couple, the project still needed saving with a county government bailout. Phillip Frost himself joined the plea before the Miami-Dade commissioners for $49 million to finish the project (shifted from what was going to be a 20 ...
He took Lopez Cantera hunting along a canal in western Miami-Dade County. The district is paying $8.10 an hour in a python-killing pilot program ending June 1. Florida's wildlife agency also is hiring contractors to remove pythons from specific areas.
Over 200 participants representing government agencies, non-profit organizations and the private sector attended the day long summit.
The default order was issued by Miami-Dade County Court Judge Linda Singer Stein after Harrell failed to appear for a key hearing in the dispute with a debt collector, Midland Funding, which acquired the right from CitiBank to pursue the outstanding ...
Baez said she rents an apartment on Anderson Road, about a mile and a half away from her three-bedroom, two-bathroom house on Malaga Avenue where she claimed a homestead exemption on her 2016 property taxes, according to county records.
County commissioners on Tuesday approved without discussion on initial reading an agreement with the Vizcaya Museum and gardens Trust Inc. to operate the museum and historic landmark in Coconut Grove.
Miami-Dade offers downtown property in hopes the private sector can fix its courthouse problem.
The unanimous Tuesday vote adds the weight of the county government to the ongoing debate about whether Florida's Transportation Department erred in narrowly picking one construction consortium over another for a project aimed at remaking the highway ...
Now Miami-Dade is assembling a new task force without the old rules, and Lobbyists already are slated to take up some of the seats filled so far.
Miami-Dade schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho offered some possible insight Monday morning into Scott's thinking as he left a closed-door meeting with Scott at Trump National Doral.
Two years later, the director of Illinois' Department of children and Family Services is the subject of an inspector general's ethics probe and tangled in allegations that a top Cook County aide misused her authority. His agency also is facing another ...
As a school psychologist and chair of the Miami-Dade County public schools Crisis Management Program, I have responded to more than 150 youth homicides during the past 24 years.
He got his start in politics in 2010, winning a seat on the Miami-Dade County school Board. As a congressman, he went to visit .... Right out of college in 2002, Curbelo founded the government and Public Relations firm capital Gains. He worked as a ...
His first legislative battle as a House member was a bill designed to extend Florida's then limited state kindergarten program to Miami-Dade and other counties of the state, which had been excluded from the program. He prevailed. Weissenborn, a captain ...
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Bruno Barreiro would like to be a congressman. He announced this week that he's officially running as a Republican to try and replace longtime incumbent Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a moderate GOP congresswoman who ...
Sen. Lee Weissenborn from Miami, who served in the Florida House and Senate, presented a bill to suggest the state capital should move from Tallahassee to ...
The Miami-Dade County case has not gone to trial yet. If those who owned the 247,942 healthy trees destroyed are paid an average of $250, it will amount to $120 million, including interest.
In the $82.4 billion state budget that passed Monday, the Legislature earmarked roughly $654,000 for video cameras, fences, bullet-proof glass, alarm systems and other equipment at Jewish schools in nine counties, including Miami-Dade and Broward. The ...
Broward County officials say they face a $32 million cut, while Palm Beach County officials have been anticipating a $28 million reduction in property tax revenue and Miami-Dade County is looking at closer to $50 million loss, according to preliminary ...
As a partner and practice group leader of Bilzin Sumberg's land development and government relations group, Al Dotson has become a driving force on many of Miami-Dade County's most significant infrastructure and transit challenges through public ...
Help wanted: A South Florida city is looking for an experienced public administrator to run a debt-ridden government that is being investigated by the FBI and scrutinized by the state during a financial emergency.
County officials unveil the first of 300 kiosks on May 2 at government Center in Miami. (Matias Ocner). Amid deployments around the nation of new smart city infrastructure, Florida's Miami-Dade County announced last week it will undertake a more ...
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Bruno Barreiro formally became a candidate for Congress on Wednesday, after he said he filed paperwork to begin fundraising and campaigning for the seat held by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who is retiring next year.
When she successfully challenged incumbent Lynda Bell three years ago, Daniella Levine Cava received negligible support from the developers and county contractors who bankroll sizeable portions of county races. Now an incumbent herself, Levine Cava ...
For all the right reasons, Miami Beach this week is to vote to keep casinos out of its city limits. The legislation should be passed, and then should become a model for every other government in Miami-Dade County to do the same thing. The most ...
A controversial proposal to extend State Road 836 - aka the Dolphin Expressway - has been delayed on its route to the Miami-Dade County Commission. The county's government Operations Committee, which consists of five county commissioners, ...
Sometime Monday afternoon, when Florida lawmakers return to the Capitol to pass a state budget in legislative overtime, Rep. Jose Felix Diaz will grab a microphone and say goodbye to the House of Representatives, a year ahead of schedule.
Public education advocates, like the Florida PTA and other groups, and superintendents - including Miami-Dade County public schools chief Alberto Carvalho - aim to convince their elected representatives to vote "no.
Statewide, the proposed hospital funding cuts total $521 million for the year that begins July 1 - all coming from a combination of Florida's general revenues and the federal government's matching funds under the Medicaid program. But almost a third ...
One of the last bills that passed Friday will block new tolls on Miami-Dade County expressways without a revenue study justifying an increase along with a super-majority board vote.
To save about $24 million a year, Miami-Dade's Transit agency wants permission from the County Commission to trim back bus service and outsource some operations.
"At the same time, my dedication and commitment to the Miami-Dade County public schools is as strong and unwavering as ever.
An interactive map tracks property-tax bills by ZIP code throughout South Florida.
Miami-Dade's toll authority wants to extend the county's busiest expressway into Southwest Dade, a move that would bring a speedier route to clogged suburbs and could expand the boundaries for urban development closer to the Everglades.
The local legislator allegedly stated that she would like to get an immediate ban on the books as the question of expanding gaming for Miami-Dade County has been pervasive in Tallahassee for several years. ... everyone in Miami Beach is against the ...


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