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Mayor Manny Marono

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Sweetwater Mayor Shuts Down City’s Finance Department

The mayor of Sweetwater is expected to announce Wednesday that he will shut down the city’s finance department.

CBS Miami–05/28/2014

Sweetwater City Hall (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater Pink Slips Dept. Head As Part Of Project “Clean House”

Several Sweetwater department heads who had ties to former Mayor Manny Maroño have been fired as part of Mayor Jose Diaz’s “Clean House” project.

05/20/2014

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Former Sweetwater Police Employees Still Unemployed After His Appeal

As the FBI continues to dig deeper into Sweetwater and its Police Department, the City Commission spent part of Monday night considering the fate of one former police employee in particular.

CBS4–12/02/2013

Former Sweetwater Police Officer Richard Brenner (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater’s Interim Chief Vows Change As Former Employees Ask For Jobs Back

A former Sweetwater police department employee will get another chance to ask for his job back after he was granted a continuance at a special commission meeting Tuesday night.

11/19/2013

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Exclusive: Mystery of Missing Sweetwater Police Horse Solved

The mystery of the missing Sweetwater police horse was solved Thursday when it was revealed the horse wasn’t ever really “lost.”

CBS4–11/08/2013

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Suspended Mayor To Change Plea As Sweetwater Looks For Missing Money

The attorneys for Sweetwater’s suspended mayor Manny Maroño have filed notice indicating he plans to change his plea to guilty on a single count of conspiracy fraud.

10/30/2013

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Sweetwater Names New Interim Police Chief

The City of Sweetwater has a new police chief – at least for now. Thursday, city officials announced that Deputy Chief Jesus Menocal would serve as interim chief following the retirement of Chief Roberto Fulgueira.

10/24/2013

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Sweetwater Police Chief Roberto Fulgueira Resigns

CBS4 News has learned embattled Sweetwater Police Chief Roberto Fulgueira has stepped down effective immediately. His retirement is expected to be announced Thursday morning along with appointment of the interim police chief.

10/23/2013

Sweetwater commissioners attend the meeting where a Sweetwater police officer was appointed a new commissioner, October 7, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater Police Officer Named New City Commissioner

The City of Sweetwater has a new commissioner. Catalino Rodriguez was appointed in the wake of the recent shake up at city hall.

CBS4–10/07/2013

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Sweetwater Moves Forward With Tax Break For Disabled Veterans

The city of Sweetwater unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance that would give a tax benefit to disabled veterans, Monday night.

CBS Miami–07/29/2013

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