With a warning from Mayor Carlos Gimenez that it would “throw our budget into disarray,” Miami-Dade Commissioners Tuesday overrode his veto of their earlier vote to re-instate five percent pay cuts that had been imposed on county employees.
The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.
The Miami-Dade County Commission approved legislation Tuesday that allows Mayor Carlos Gimenez to identify possible stadium locations and begin negotiations with private developers of a stadium.
Billionaire Norman Braman has flexed his considerable political muscle in recent years trying to shape Miami-Dade County politics. But Tuesday night, almost all of the candidates he supported came up short.
In an effort to reduce injuries from wayward cars, Miami-Dade’s Infrastructure and Land Use Committee unanimously gave initial approval Wednesday to an ordinance that would require barriers be placed in front of shopping mall thoroughfares.
Thanks to her Miami-Dade County coworkers, Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton, will be able to take an additional roughly eight months off from her county job.
In the wake of most countries in Europe vowing to stop using full-body scanners at airports; the Broward County Commission is looking into banning the scanners from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Miami-Dade county commissioners are expected to file an emergency appeal Wednesday, according to the Department of Elections. Meanwhile, Ricardo Corona, an attorney and Spanish television personality spoke out Tuesday.
A Miami-Dade circuit court judge ruled late Monday to temporarily suppress the results for tomorrow’s District 7 race.
Carlos Gimenez is 59. He’s still married to his high school sweetheart. He set out on a career of public service 36 years ago, and believes his experience makes him best qualified to be Mayor of Miami-Dade County.