Miami City Commission
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.
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.
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.
A South Florida preservation society thinks the Miami Herald building is historic, and they have begun their quest to save it.
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.
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.
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.
Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence Jones speaks out about her own ordeal with the legal system and the city’s problems.
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.
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.