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Sweetwater takes council members’ spending out of mayor’s hands

- The Miami Herald , Sep 15
The Miami Herald

Sweetwater commissioners approved a resolution that will allowed them to receive checks from their discretionary accounts without having to ... wait for the mayor's approval.

Sweetwater

Sweetwater commission lowers tax rate with approved preliminary budget

- The Miami Herald , Sep 11
The Miami Herald

The new preliminary budget of about $17 million for the new fiscal year will have a tax rate of $2.75.

Public corruption

Was Miami-Dade lobbyist a ‘patriot’ or ‘snitch’ in FBI sting of local politicians?

- The Miami Herald , Sep 6
The Miami Herald

Michael Kesti, who helped the FBI in a corruption sting that led to three convictions, says he doesn’t care that some other lobbyists... consider him a rat.

West Miami-Dade

Dolphin Expressway extension gets mixed reaction

- The Miami Herald , Sep 5
The Miami Herald

Where commuters see a faster route to work, environmentalists see an invitation for more suburban sprawl.

Sweetwater

Sweetwater agrees to pay to avoid cancellation of insurance

- The Miami Herald , Aug 31
The Miami Herald

Sweetwater commissioners agreed Monday to pay up to $62,000 immediately to avoid cancellation of the city’s worker’s compensat... ion insurance.

Sweetwater

New student housing tower opens in Sweetwater, near FIU

- The Miami Herald , Aug 21
The Miami Herald

Florida International University are moving into a new private apartment tower in Sweetwater, across the street from the main campus on Sout... hwest Eighth Street.

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