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Local Fleets Lose Battle For More Space At Carrental Hub

Small local car fleets' drive to control a big chunk of a $311 million auto-rental center at Miami International Airport ran out of gas last week when Miami-Dade County commissioners…

Redevelopment Agency Wont Help Fund Stadium County Official Says

The Overtown-Park West Community Redevelopment Agency won't be used as a piggybank to help fund construction of a $490 million baseball stadium in downtown Miami, Assistant County Manager Ian Yorty…

Transit Officials Call For Test Of Ferry Service On Bay

After months of new study and a decade of debate, Miami-Dade transit officials Monday recommended the launch of a three-year, $29.5 million test of ferryboat commuter service on Biscayne Bay.…

County Finance Panel Recommends Hiring Freeze

Faced with pending state legislation to revamp the property tax system and slash local governments' revenue, Miami-Dade County commissioners Tuesday tentatively approved a controversial plan that would cap spending by…

Radio Station Too Costly To Buy County Staffer Says

Miami-Dade County shouldn't buy a radio station to complement its existing television operation, government staffers said this week after reviewing the issue at the request of county commissioners who want…

I95 Could Get Upgraded Tolled Highspeed Lanes

A Florida Department of Transportation plan to create high-speed toll lanes on Interstate 95 between Fort Lauderdale and downtown Miami won tentative approval from Miami-Dade County's Transportation Planning Council this…

Sorenson Presents Expanded Plan For Charter Review

After talks with civic leaders and other elected officials, Miami-Dade Commissioner Katy Sorenson last week revealed revised legislation designed to increase community involvement in a county charter-review task force.…

Orange Bowl Makes Comeback In Baseball Stadium Discussion

Plans for a $500 million baseball stadium for the Florida Marlins in downtown Miami were thrown a sharp curve Tuesday as Miami-Dade County commissioners put the Orange Bowl back in…

Hernandez Says Overtown Cra Money Earmarked For Stadium

Only minutes after County Manager George Burgess publicly insisted Tuesday that community development funds would not be used to finance a $500 million baseball stadium, Miami City Manager Pedro "Pete"…

Alvarez Blasts Plan To Add Elected Sheriff

A plan to replace Miami-Dade County's appointed police chief with an elected county sheriff drew fire this week from Mayor Carlos Alvarez and other civic leaders who fear political fundraising…

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