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Burgess Cutbacks Wont Hit Developers

Miami-Dade County's development services are not expected to suffer from staffing cutbacks in the proposed budget, County Manager George Burgess says.…

Alvarez Budget Includes 9 Million For Arts Center

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez has proposed making permanent the $4.1 million in emergency funding the Carnival Center for the Performing Arts received last month to address an embarrassing series…

County Tells Vizcaya Agency To Stay Out Of Zoning Dispute

Miami-Dade commissioners Tuesday voted to keep the county out of an acrimonious zoning dispute between Vizcaya and the City of Miami centering on a high-rise planned near the popular museum.…

Revised Ordinance On Murals Gets Narrow Commission Ok

Miami-Dade commissioners Tuesday narrowly passed regulations governing huge mural advertisements like those on the sides of downtown Miami buildings. The vote came over the objections of members who complained that…

Slot Machines To Be On Ballot Jan 29 After Commission Vote

A measure to bring slot machines to a horse-racing track, a dog-racing track and a jai-alai fronton will be on the Jan. 29 ballot in Miami-Dade after county commissioners voted…

Bank Hq May Land In Brickell

An international bank headquarters employing more than 200 people could have a home in a new 35-story office tower at 1450 Brickell Ave.…

New Coo Vows To Get Carnival Center On Budget

After the Carnival Center for the Performing Arts received a $4.1 million county bailout last week, the center's chief operating officer is vowing that next year's occupancy costs will come…

Irritated Commissioners Give Carnival Center 41 Million

The Carnival Center for the Performing Arts got a $4.1 million bailout and stern warnings Tuesday from Miami-Dade County commissioners, who inched closer to taking control of the financially-troubled waterfront…

Work On Charter Review Can Start As 16 Of 21 Panel Seats Are Filled

The Miami-Dade County Charter Review Task Force has filled 16 of its 21 seats, enough for a quorum that would allow the group to begin its work weighing sweeping changes…

Four County Commissioners Appoint Themselves To Charterreview Panel

Four Miami-Dade County commissioners, two former county attorneys and former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre will be among 21 members of the county's Charter Review Task Force, which will meet this…

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