Miami City Commission

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

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

Miami Commission To Discuss Jungle Island’s New Proposition

Jungle Island has found a private investor who is willing to help the financially strapped park come up with the money it needs for a federal loan payment due this fall. But there’s a catch.

06/17/2012

While it’s not hard to tell they are master builders and handyman, constructions workers face dangerous conditions, often in very extreme weather.

Miami Commission Approves For $50 Million For Overtown

The Miami City Commission approved another plan to infuse tens of millions of dollars into the Overtown area in hopes of sparking growth and resurgence in the area.

CBS4–05/11/2012

The Miami Herald building owned by newspaper publisher McClatchy Company and the surrounding 14 acres were sold to Genting Malaysia Berhad. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dade Heritage Trust Wants Herald Building Deemed Historic

A South Florida preservation society thinks the Miami Herald building is historic, and they have begun their quest to save it.

CBS4–12/19/2011

Miami City Commission

Miami Commission Settles Rape Suit

Miami City Commissioners have decided to settle a suit brought by a South Beach waitress who was raped by a Miami police officer four years ago.

CBS4–10/13/2011

Miami City Commission

Miami Commissioners Meeting Late To Finalize $472 Million Budget

The city of Miami faces a $62 million budget gap and commissioners spent Tuesday night going line by line to pass a $472 million budget overnight.

CBS4–09/27/2011

(CBS4) Former Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito.

Commission Ousts Exposito,Top Commander Resigns

The Miami City Commission has voted 3-2 to terminate Miguel Exposito’s tenure as the Miami Police Chief. The vote came after more than 19 hours of debate over Exposito’s decision to demote officers in direct conflict with an order from Miami City Manager Johnny Martinez.

CBS4–09/12/2011

Michelle Spence Jones & Jawan Strader

Focus on South Florida — Commissioner Michelle Spence Jones

Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence Jones speaks out about her own ordeal with the legal system and the city’s problems.

My TV 33–09/12/2011

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Miami Commision Delays Exposito Vote Until Monday

A marathon meeting that was supposed to end with a decision on the fate of suspended Miami police chief Miguel Exposito instead ended without any action early Saturday morning, after Miami commissioners decided after 15 hours of testimony and maneuvering, they were too tired to take action. Their decision could possibly violate Miami’s charter.

CBS4–09/10/2011

Miguel Exposito, Johnny Martinez, Tomas Regalado

Marathon Meeting In Progress To Determine Fate Of Miami Police Chief

Friday’s Miami Commission meeting turned into a marathon event, clocking in at 15 hours…and counting.At midnight, commissioners were still in deep discussions the fate of suspended Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito.

CBS4–09/09/2011

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