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A site in downtown Miami that is believed to have been used by Tequesta Native Americans. (Source: CBS4)

Commission To Vote On Tequesta Site Preservation Plan

A plan which would preserve and build at the site of a major prehistoric Native American village in Miami’s downtown area will like get approval by the city’s commission on Thursday.

03/27/2014

Daniel Alfonso (Source: David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald)

Commission Confirms Alfonso As Miami’s New City Manager

It’s official, Miami has a new city manager. On Thursday, the city commission unanimously confirmed Daniel Alfonso to the post. He will assume his officials duties on March 4th.

02/27/2014

The rendering of the design for a proposed Walmart in Midtown Miami includes canopies and facade treatments. (Source: Zyskovich Architects via The Miami Herald)

Report: Miami Approves Midtown Walmart

The long fight over putting a Walmart store in Midtown Miami took another turn Monday when the city approved the company’s architectural plans, according to the Miami New Times.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

Red Light Camera 625 (Source: CBS4)

Commissioners Unable To Vote On Use Of Red Light Cameras

It was standing room only at Miami City Hall, Thursday, as the commissioners debated shutting down the city’s two-year-old red light camera program.

07/11/2013

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Debate Over Downtown Miami’s Homeless Population

The big debate over what to do with Miami’s homeless population is on. The political debate pits the Miami City Commission against county’s Homeless Trust over what should be done with people who live on the streets of downtown Miami.

CBS Miami–06/09/2013

Michelle Spence-Jones

Spence-Jones To Run For Another City Commission Term

Eight years ago, Michelle Spence-Jones was elected to the Miami City Commission. Despite an embattled past, she plans to run for re-election.

CBS4–01/26/2013

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Miami Commissioners Approve Ultra Fest’s 2nd Weekend Request For 2013

City of Miami commissioners said Thursday that they will not block the organizers of Ultra Music Festival to extend the hugely popular event to another weekend.

CBS4–01/10/2013

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Miami City Commission OKs Plan To Add 100 Officers

The Miami City Commission gave its vote of approval to move ahead with a plan to add 100 officers to the city’s police department, putting it more in line with staff numbers in other large cities.

CBS4–01/10/2013

Jungle Island Logo (Source: http://www.jungleisland.com)

Jungle Island Rejects City’s Rescue Plans

MIAMI (CBSMiami) Not surprisingly, Jungle Island said Wednesday that it could not reach agreement with the city of Miami on expanding the attraction’s role and space on Watson Island, calling into doubt it’s ability to […]

06/27/2012

Jungle Island Logo (Source: http://www.jungleisland.com)

Miami Commission Delays Vote On Fate Of Jungle Island

Since Jungle Island opened its new doors on Watson Island nine years ago thousands have posed with parrots, alligators and other wonderfully wild creatures. The renewed attraction is a piece of South Florida history, but at Miami City Hall Tuesday, the owner hinted they may soon be history if things don’t change.

CBS4–06/19/2012

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