Miami-Dade Budget

Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Last Chance Boot Camp

Jim updates his 4-month investigation which aired last week as a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida. It now appears that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will restore the money to save the state’s remaining boot camp. This happened the day after Jim’s special aired.

CBS4–09/22/2014

Miami-Dade Commission  (Source: CBS4)

Dade Commission To Hold Final Vote On Budget

Miami-Dade commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote on a $6.2 billion budget on Thursday.

09/18/2014

Dade-Budget

Miami-Dade Commissioners Meet For First Budget Hearing

It may be a long night at a Miami-Dade budget hearing Thursday as there is plenty to discuss in the county’s $6 billion budget.

09/04/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Gimenez’s New Budget Cut Police Layoff Numbers In Half

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s latest budget proposal has fewer layoffs at the Miami-Dade Police Department if concessions aren’t made.

08/15/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Goes On Town Hall Tour To Answer Budget Questions

Six point two billion dollars is a lot of money and Miami-Dade residents have a lot of questions about how it will be spent in the upcoming fiscal year.

08/14/2014

Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald County Hall reporter (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Budget Battle

This week Miami-Dade commissioners set the millage, raising rates slightly and setting the stage for a major battle down the road.

CBS4–07/21/2014

Miami-Dade Commission  (Source: CBS4)

Dade Commission Votes To Raise Tax Rate For Libraries

Miami-Dade commissioners are in for a marathon meeting Tuesday as they debate and vote on a maximum property tax rate.

07/15/2014

Lynn Summers, Friends of the Library Board member (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Libraries

Jim welcomes a member of the Friends of the Library board and a library operations supervisor to discuss the impact of proposed Miami-Dade County budget cuts. Mayor Gimenez wants to increase the library millage while cutting fire and countywide millage rates, in effect taking from the county and fire to give to the libraries. They will discuss why the library group opposes this plan.

CBS4–07/14/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Mayor Reveals Budget Plan

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced a plan to trim $64 million in his budget Tuesday.

07/08/2014

The Pérez Art Museum Miami (Source: CBS4)

Pérez Art Museum Asks County To Help Fill Budget Gap

The Pérez Art Museum Miami is looking for more county dollars to help fill its budget gap. PAMM has reportedly asked Miami-Dade for a $2.5 million boost to what it already receives, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.

07/07/2014

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