Mayor Carlos Gimenez
A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue boat is back and ready for action.
Jim updates his 4-month investigation which aired last week as a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida. It now appears that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will restore the money to save the state’s remaining boot camp. This happened the day after Jim’s special aired.
Miami-Dade Commissioners met Thursday night to take a final vote on the county’s $6.2 billion budget.
Miami-Dade commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote on a $6.2 billion budget on Thursday.
For months the Miami Dade County boot camp has faced an uncertain future as Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended its closure as a way of saving money. But late Monday, Gimenez sent a memo to county commissioners saying he was restoring the boot camp’s $3.5 million budget.
After sitting idle at the Port of Miami in 2012, Miami-Dade’s fire boats may soon be back in service. Late Wednesday afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Chief Ray Downey said there is a tentative agreement to place the county’s fire boats back in the water and responding to calls.
It may be a long night at a Miami-Dade budget hearing Thursday as there is plenty to discuss in the county’s $6 billion budget.
Local leaders are reacting to the newly released video which purports to show the beheading of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff.
In an effort to relieve constant over crowding at its current Animal Services shelter in Medley, a groundbreaking will be held Friday at the future site of the new shelter in Doral.
Six point two billion dollars is a lot of money and Miami-Dade residents have a lot of questions about how it will be spent in the upcoming fiscal year.