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Palmetto Bay may change barking-dog law

- The Miami Herald , Apr 11
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Current rules say a police officer must witness violations, although the police chief said a videotape also would work.

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Judge orders vice mayor to pay for assessment of environmental damage

- The Miami Herald , Apr 4
The Miami Herald

Vice Mayor John DuBois has said he will appeal the judge’s order.

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Palmetto Bay approves 1,400-student charter school

- The Miami Herald , Mar 18
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Mayor Shelley Stanczyk said state law gives the village very little power to regulate charter schools.

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Letter: Palmetto Bay needs healthy downtown to keep taxes low

- The Miami Herald , Mar 13
The Miami Herald

Misinformation is a horrible thing, and it appeared in a letter published here last week (Palmetto Bay ‘downtown’ plan a waste... r of money, Soapbox, March 9). As a member of Palmetto Bay’s Downtown Redevelopment Task Force, I’d like productive dialog though factual communication.

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Letter: Palmetto Bay ‘downtown’ project is a waste of money

- The Miami Herald , Mar 7
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The village of Palmetto Bay is aggressively promoting a plan for a village downtown in the Franjo Road area. They call it "downtown redevelo... pment" even though this area never was a downtown. If the project moves forward, village tax money would pay for the infrastructure. The Village Council budgeted $2.8 million this fiscal year for the project.

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Palmetto Bay hires Dexter Lehtinen as village attorney

- The Miami Herald , Mar 4
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The new village attorney is a former state legislator, federal prosecutor and lawyer for the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida.

Regulators issue enforcement action against Sunstate Bank

- The Miami Herald , Feb 28
The Miami Herald

Federal and state banking regulators issued an enforcement action against Sunstate Bank of Miami in January, according to a report released ... on Friday.

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