Miami-Dade County commissioners will hold the first of two public budget meetings on Tuesday.
Three Miami-Dade Fire Rescue ambulances slated to be eliminated to cut costs for the coming year have been saved. That’s according to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez who will hold the first of a series of town hall meetings on Tuesday to discuss the proposed budget.
CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede’s one-on-one interview with Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is the backbone of a special half-hour devoted to the fallout surrounding the county budget woes which have led to so-called “rolling brownouts” and pink slips inside Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”
There are more rolling brownouts at fire stations across Miami-Dade on Tuesday as the fire department looks for way to plug a budget gap created by ballooning overtime costs.
In an effort to save money this year, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has begun ‘rolling brownouts’.
“Pets’ Trust Miami” is not giving up on a measure to make Miami-Dade shelters ‘no kill’.
It’s back to square one for Miami-Dade County Commissioners and the Mayor who are trying to solve the County’s budget battle.
Miami-Dade County Commissioners are scheduled to meet Tuesday to finally solve a political showdown between Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Commission over controversial concessions on county unions including the police union.
The director of the Miami-Dade Police Department spoke Saturday afternoon discussing the next steps the department will take after hundreds of Miami-Dade county employees received pink slips one day ago.