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November Commission Digest

December 13, 2018

The County Commission did not have a regular meeting in November, so instead we followed the happenings in a few of the commission’s committees —Transportation and Public Works, Zoning, and Housing and Social Services. Transportation and Public Works On November 16th, the Transportation and Public Works Committee convened and spent time discussing an item brought…

May Commission Digest

June 1, 2018

The commission held two general commission meetings, plus zoning hearings and other meetings in May (find meeting minutes here). It was a busy month and a lot of important items were approved that will affect residents’ lives. Read on for tidy summaries of the major items with links to additional coverage so you can stay…

April Commission Digest

April 28, 2018

Several notable items were voted on at the April 10 meeting (view the full commission minutes here). The commission approved (10-1) an agreement between the county and FP&L for a water reuse facility that will process wastewater to be used for the cooling canals. This item has generated its fair share of controversy, with environmentalists…

Updating the Miami-Dade Charter

April 9, 2018

At least every five years our county charter (which is the constitution that sets out how our county government operates) undergoes review by a special task force. That review has just been completed and now the task force has released their report, including a set of recommended changes to the county charter. The full report…

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