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Miami expects $27 million budget surplus

The City of Miami is expecting a budget surplus when the current fiscal year of 2016-2017 ends on Sept. 30. Christopher Rose, Office of Management and Budget director, reported to…

Miami directs residential car slowdown to 25, or even 20

Miami is campaigning to get drivers to ease off the accelerator, seeking residential limits of 25 miles per hour tops, 20 where possible. But it won’t start soon. Late last…

Carvalho vows to retain school funds by negotiation, not litigation

Last month, Gov. Rick Scott signed Florida House Bill 7069, a widely controversial omnibus bill that forces schools districts to share with charter schools local tax dollars. But all is…

New firm backed to handle lagging Flagler Street upgrades

Directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority voted unanimously Friday to support Lanzo Construction Co. as contractor to complete the remaining phases of Flagler Street’s renovation from the Dade County Courthouse…

Year-long downtown work will rip up two vital arteries

People traveling to downtown Miami will need extra patience – or maybe a new route – as the Florida Department of Transportation’s District Six is set to begin work July…

Expressway authority to run pilot bus service on 836, 874 soon

The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) has proposed a pilot project that would run buses on the inside shoulders of state roads 836 and 874, and it could be accomplished in…

County lists eight budget meetings to inform public

Eight public meetings on the proposed Miami-Dade County 2017-2018 budget will take place Aug. 22 and Aug. 24 to discuss the budget, tax rates and fee changes. They are: Tuesday,…

Bonds would help build Homestead multimodal hub

Miami-Dade’s Transportation and Public Works Committee last week gave preliminary approval to grant funds for a transit-related project in Homestead. The agreement would provide $1.5 million from the Building Better…

Absent state funds, Miami-Dade creates own film incentives

Miami-Dade commissioners on Tuesday approved creating an incentive program for media productions that are produced in the county and attract jobs. The Miami-Dade County Television, Film and Entertainment Production Incentive…

150 directives of county commission past due, some by years

Reports that Miami-Dade County commissioners order from the mayor’s office by specific deadlines are late so often that the Office of the Commission Auditor compiles a quarterly list of tardy…

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