Richard Yager

Mayor Gimenez to appear at KFHA session, Jan. 11

Mayor Gimenez to appear at KFHA session, Jan. 11

For the fourth consecutive year, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez will bring his annual countywide update and answer Kendall concerns during a Kendall Federation of Homeowners Association meeting. His appearance on Monday, Jan. 11, open free to the public, has been a regular occurrence since his election in 2012 following …

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West End MACs to continue incorporation studies in 2016

Two West Kendall incorporation studies plan to continue monthly meetings throughout 2016 before reaching specific recommendations for potential new municipalities in Miami-Dade Commissioner Juan Zapata’s “West End” of Kendall. Both MAC territories lie generally west of SW 137th Avenue along District 11 boundaries, divided into northern and southern areas by …

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Commissioner Zapata seeks West District policing boost

Miami-Dade District 11 Commissioner Juan Zapata is seeking to restore up to 33 police positions in the West (Hammocks) Police District. The district’s population growth “has greatly increased the number of officers required to adequately police the area,” he stated in a Dec. 2 memo to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez. …

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Kendall and Hammocks CACs to resume meetings in January

Miami-Dade Police Kendall and Hammocks Districts have announced meetings of their Citizens Advisory Committees will resume in January 2016. Both groups meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month unless holidays change normal dates. James Blough, an insurance executive, was reelected chair of the Hammocks District on Nov. 18 and …

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CRB’s Vickie Jackson sees good in county’s diversity

CRB's Vickie Jackson sees good in county's diversity

For 60 years the “dynamic diversity” of Miami-Dade County has inspired Vickie Jackson to focus her life on bettering human relations. “Building bridges of mutual respect” is her foremost priority today as an executive committee member of the Miami-Dade County Community Relations Board. “For me, race is not a color. …

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