Miami-Dade Commission

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Miami-Dade Commission Approve $6.3B County Budget

Miami-Dade County commissioners have approved a $6.3 billion budget for 2013-14.

09/20/2013

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Dade Commission Votes To Stiffen Penalties For “Trunking”

In a unanimous vote, the Miami-Dade Commission voted to stiffen penalties for a form of dog fighting known as ‘trunking’.

CBS4–09/17/2013

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Gimenez Calls Tax Increase Proposal A “Misstep”

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”

CBS4–07/28/2013

Former longtime CBS4 investigative and consumer reporter Al Sunshine received a proclamation Tuesday morning by the Board of Miami-Dade County Commissioners. (Source: CBS4)

County Commission Declares July 16th As Al Sunshine Day

Former longtime CBS4 investigative and consumer reporter Al Sunshine received a proclamation Tuesday morning by the Board of Miami-Dade County Commissioners.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

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Commission OK’s Pedestrian Bridge To Span U.S. 1 At UM

University of Miami students are going to be able to go out for pizza – without risking their lives. Miami-Dade commissioners Tuesday greenlighted a plan to build a pedestrian walkway over a piece of South Dixie highway, where over the years eight UM students have been injured or killed trying to cross the street.

CBS4–07/02/2013

A male and female Belgian Malinois at Miami-Dade Animal Services. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commission Defers Vote On Pet Trust

Miami-Dade commissioners have put off voting on a popular initiative to reduce the county’s animal overpopulation. The commission was scheduled to vote on a so-called Pet Trust on Tuesday but during their meeting deferred the item until June 18th.

06/04/2013

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Rate Hikes May Be Needed To Fix Miami-Dade’s Crumbling Sewage System

It’s the one thing commissioners have been avoiding for over a decade; Miami-Dade’s crumbling sewage system. Thursday, under the pressure of a federal lawsuit commissioners began to take action, perhaps a minute or years really too late.

CBS4–05/16/2013

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Dade Commission Approves Free Parking For Jury Duty

Miami-Dade residents who do their civic duty won’t have to pay for parking.

CBS4–05/08/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

M-D Commission Approves Fins Stadium Deal

The Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.

CBS4–04/10/2013

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Devil Is In The Details Of Stadium Deal

Miami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–04/10/2013

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