In her second Council meeting, Doral Councilwoman Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera presented three projects that were unanimously approved by Council with staff directed to implement or review for feasibility.
With strong support from attendees concerned with special needs, the Doral chamber and the business community, Councilwoman Rodriguez identified several factors that would improve city services.
On first reading Feb. 13, organization of a Special Needs Advisory Board was approved for improving communication, education and trust among parents of children with special needs and the City.
Also approved following a Jan. 22 presentation was her proposal to simplify the process for business owners that use “Business Incubators” or “Virtual Offices.” The program will assist entrepreneurs with inexpensive start-up environments and a range of administrative, consulting, and networking services by waiving DERM and Fire Dept. Review fees to obtain an Occupational License.
Nathan Kogan reported on Feb. 13 that the county approved Rodriguez’s initiative to eliminate previously-required county approvals for executive offices other than the occupational BtR licensing.
The Councilwoman also proposed an increase in the access to communication services to improve Doral TV and Doral Radio by housing programmed specials, talks, commercials, and a variety of communication- based services.
Noting both the Mayor and Council members may now address topics about Doral in programmed segments, Rodriguez added: “I am elated that we will be able to have an interactive government that is open to inform our citizens and future investors of all that is available to them. I thank our Mayor Luigi Boria, my colleagues and our City Manager for acknowledging these important measures.”