Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Budget Battle This week Miami-Dade commissioners set the millage, raising rates slightly and setting the stage for a major battle down the road.
Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Mayor Carlos GimenezJim sits down with Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez to discuss the county budget, whether the mayor supports a vote on increasing taxes to help county libraries, the proposed soccer stadium at the port, the status of stadium negotiations with the Dolphins’ Stephen Ross, and much more.
County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries OpenThe Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Best Libraries In South FloridaReading is fundamental! But if you're looking for more than just a book, South Florida has some terrific public libraries that offer books and a whole lot more. They can be found at the North Miami Beach Public Library and the dozens of branches of the Broward County and Miami-Dade County Public Library Systems.
What's Open / Closed On Veterans DayA list of agencies that are open or closed on Veterans Day, Friday November 11, 2011.
Vets Day Freebies To Honor Military ServiceAs a salute to those who have served our country, or are still serving as active military, on Friday, many restaurants, retailers, and other businesses are offering freebies on Veterans Day. Here are some of the options
What's Open/Closed On Columbus DayA list of agencies that are open or closed on Columbus Day, Monday October 10, 2011