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County Hastens Pay Tells Contractor To Pick Up Airport Pace

County aviation officials cranked open the money spigot at Miami International Airport's $1 billion South Terminal last week, using faster payments to pressure contractors into kick-starting construction on the long-delayed…

Seaport Hopes To Lure Cruise Line Back For Visit

County seaport director Bill Johnson is huddling with Norwegian Cruise Line executives in an effort to turn Miami-Dade into a weekly port of call for passengers on the fleet's floating…

County Could Turn Over Carnival Center To Private Managers

If the Carnival Center for the Performing Arts continues to bleed money, the county may turn over business operations to a private management company, Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Bruno A. Barreiro…

Carnival Center Executives Project 1000 Deficit For Second Year

Carnival Center for the Performing Arts executives handed the county a $27.2 million preliminary annual operating budget this week that projects the Biscayne Boulevard facility will lose only $1,000 next…

Alvarez Pledges To Tighten Up The Countys Ship

Do your job or find another one. …

Miamidade Mayor Scraps Plan To Control Procurement

Fresh from winning broad executive powers in a special election last month, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez said Monday that he is scrapping his controversial proposal to assume control of…

Barreiro Finalizes Revision Of Committee System

After two earlier attempts met with lackluster response, Miami-Dade County commission chairman Bruno Barreiro on Tuesday finalized his revision of the panel's committee system, setting up seven six-member panels to…

Alvarez Commissioners Smiling Mdash But Battle Lines Are Forming

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez' ascension to executive authority was marked by public displays of congenitality and cooperation with the county commission last week. …

County Official Lets Mine Our Rocks Ourselves

Instead of leasing a mineral-rich decommissioned airfield to private mining companies, the county should run its own rock quarry at Opa-locka West Airport and pocket at least $300 million in…

South Terminal Project Behind Schedule At Mia Official Says

Miami International Airport's $1 billion South Terminal project is behind schedule again — and the terminal may not open this year — because contractors haven't put enough workers on the…

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