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Health careers-focused middle school delays opening a year

Larkin Health Sciences Charter Middle School, which is focused on putting pupils onto a health industry career path and which was awarded $5 million in county bond funding last year…

County pushing ahead on multiple solar energy initiatives

A study begun in March of generating solar energy at county properties is well underway. Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava sponsored a resolution to allow a group called FL-SUN to host…

$11 million OK’d for traffic lights that self-adjust for flow

County commissioners last week approved awarding a contract of up to $11,134,971 to Econolite Control Products Inc. to buy adaptive traffic lights for Miami-Dade. Under the initial two-year contract, Econolite…

Miami’s budget highlights a lower property tax rate

City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado announced Friday the release of the fiscal year 2017-18 Proposed Operating and Capital Budget. Highlights, he said, include a drop in the millage rate…

New county libraries director named

Raymond Baker has been appointed director of the Miami-Dade Public Library system by Mayor Carlos Giménez. Mr. Baker has served as interim director since Feb. 18 after previously serving as…

New leader named for Miami-Dade County parks

Maria I. Nardi on Thursday was appointed director of the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, effective Aug. 1, by Mayor Carlos Giménez. Ms. Nardi currently is deputy director…

Baptist Health picks off ex-UM senior VP for business

Baptist Health South Florida on Monday named Joe Natoli, former senior vice president for business and finance and chief financial officer for the University of Miami and former interim chief…

Coming changes in liquor laws rattle downtown interests

Miami is in the midst of rewriting Chapter 4 of its municipal code, which deals with restaurants and liquor-primary establishments, to comply with recent zoning and reflect changes by the…

Newest idea: make parking great again

Let there be light. That’s the Miami Parking Authority’s decree in a plan to improve four parking lots connecting Midtown with the Design District. After more than a year of…

Transportation trust eyes half of new county tax revenue pot

Melissa Dynan, a member of the Citizens’ Independent Transportation Trust, is expected to introduce a resolution at the trust’s July 13 meeting that suggests, among other things, that half of…

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