Letter from Manuel Perez-Vichot

3/28/2014 0:00:00 I am the prospective developer of a hotel beside the Miami Springs Golf Course if Miami Springs voters approve the sale of city-owned property to me in an April 8 special election ( Vote set on selling course parcel, Neighbors, March 23). I am pleased to address concerns expressed by residents. The sale…Read More→

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Parking Lot Lawsuit

3/28/2014 0:00:00 On April 8th there will be a special election on whether or not the city can sell part of a parking lot next to the old James Medical Clinic. The current owner of the old James Medical Clinic wants to make the property whole in order to build a new hotel. According to…Read More→

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New City Clerk Scrutinized

3/24/2014 0:00:00 The Miami New Times` Allie Conti just reported the City of Miami Springs` new City Clerk, Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, has had a financially troubled past. According to the article, she and her husband filed for Bankruptcy in 2011 with over $700,000 in debt. The article also highlighted the increase in pay she negotiated before…Read More→

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Vote Yes on #60

3/20/2014 0:00:00 EDITORIAL On April 8th, Miami Springs will hold a vote that will determine whether or not a small (really small) piece of land (currently an office parking lot) will be sold. The land in question is already outside the fenced in portion of the golf course and will in no way impact the…Read More→

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Relay for Life Saturday, March 15

3/12/2014 0:00:00 The Relay for Life is this Saturday, March 15th from 9am – 9pm on the Circle in Miami Springs. Help support a great cause. From Relay for Life Miami Springs / VG: “Join us at our main event for some food and fun as we continue to raise money to BEAT CANCER! We`ll…Read More→

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Police Negotiation Update

3/7/2014 0:00:00 Wally Clark of the River Cities Gazette interviewed Miami Springs Fraternal Order of Police president Sgt. Claire Gurney and Police Benevolent Association (PBA) union representative Sgt. Jimmy Deal to get an update on the negotiations with the city. Click the link below for the full article details. www.miamiherald.com/2014/03/07/3978025/miami-springs-cops-look-to-quell.html  

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Springs Police Arrest IHOP Car Thieves

3/6/2014 0:00:00 Miami Springs Police setup a sting operation at the IHOP located on NW 36 street and South Drive on Wednesday, March 5th. The purpose was to catch burglars in response to recent vehicular burglaries along NW 36 street. The IHOP has had a long history of vehicle break-ins and was an ideal place…Read More→

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Springs Grow House Bust

3/6/2014 0:00:00 Allie Conti of the Miami New Times reports on the sad marijuana grow house busted in Miami Springs. According to published reports the man was busted in an efficiency on the 200 block of Shadow Way. blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/2014/03/worlds_saddest_grow_house_bust.php  

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$8 Million Lost at Golf Course

3/3/2014 0:00:00 At a recent Council Meeting, Miami Springs Police Officer, Jorge Capote highlighted the elephant in the Miami Springs budget: The incredible losses that have built up operating the Miami Springs Golf and Country Club. According to Jorge Capote`s findings, it was $8.88 Million. That`s an average of over $600,000 lost each year since…Read More→

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