Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Last Chance Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Boot Camp Program Saved, Funding Restored

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.

09/16/2014

Miami-Dade Fireboat (Source: CBS4)

County Plans To Place Fire Boats Back In The Water

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.

09/10/2014

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Miami-Dade Commissioners Meet For First Budget Hearing

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.

09/04/2014

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Leaders React To Video Of Apparent Beheading Of Local Journalist

Local leaders are reacting to the newly released video which purports to show the beheading of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff.

09/02/2014

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Groundbreaking For New Animal Services Shelter In Dade

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.

08/22/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez. (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Goes On Town Hall Tour To Answer Budget Questions

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.

08/14/2014

July 28, 2014: Jack Garcia (Source: CBS4)

Retired Firefighter Leads Charge To Recall Miami-Dade Mayor

An attempt to recall Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez took center stage at County Hall Monday when organizers of a new political action committee called “A Better Dade”, spoke to reporters about their recall effort.

08/11/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor’s Office Responds To Retired Fireboat Captain’s Threat To Recall

Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s spokesperson is responding Tuesday, a day after retired Miami-Dade Firefighter Jack Garcia who lost his son in a Fourth of July boating accident, told CBS4 News that he wants to start a petition to recall Gimenez.

07/29/2014

Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo (Source: www.thefair.me/)

Miami-Dade Commission Wants The Youth Fair To Move For FIU Expansion

Be there, the fair—but where? The Youth Fair—which has been in the same location for 43 years—could be looking for a new home.

07/18/2014

Miami-Dade Commission  (Source: CBS4)

Dade Commission Votes To Raise Tax Rate For Libraries

Miami-Dade commissioners are in for a marathon meeting Tuesday as they debate and vote on a maximum property tax rate.

07/15/2014

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