Miami City Commission

Commissioner Don Garber, David Beckham and Mayor Carlos Gimenez attends a press conference to announce their plans to launch a new Major League Soccer franchise at PAMM Art Museum on February 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Aaron Davidson/Getty Images)

Beckham Tells Miami Mayor That New Stadium Can Be ‘World-Class’

It appears that David Beckham and his group of investors are embracing the idea of building their new soccer stadium next to Marlins Park.

07/22/2015

Crime scene tape (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Miami Cops Implicated In Alleged Tow Truck Kickbacks

Three City of Miami police officers and two Public Service Aides have been relieved of duty following an 18-month investigation into allegations they received thousands of dollars in kickbacks from tow truck companies, CBS4 News has learned.

12/11/2014

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

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