Coral Gables

Coral Gables wants resident feedback; series of meetings to be held in June

The city of Coral Gables is asking for feedback through a series of meetings being held in the coming weeks. Residents are encouraged to attend and chime in on current city projects, issues and initiatives.

Special Commission Meeting: Wednesday, June 10

The Mediterranean Village Project will be up for second reading 9 a.m. Wednesday during a special commission meeting at Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way.

The project is a mixed-use complex on the former Old Spanish Village site on Ponce Circle, just south of Miracle Mile. It passed on first reading in April.

If passed on second reading Wednesday, the massive $500 million plan developed by Agave Ponce LLC would include a high-end hotel, 300,000 square feet of office space, restaurants, retail establishments and a gym. It’s also slated to include 214 condo units and 15 townhouses.

For more information or questions, call the clerk's office at 305-460-5210 or email cityclerk@coralgables.com.

North Ponce Workshop: Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13

The city is looking for feedback on North Ponce, a mixed-use, walkable neighborhood near the downtown Gables area. North Ponce is bounded by Alhambra Circle, Southwest Eighth Street, Douglas and LeJeune roads.

They want to know what is best about North Ponce, in order to help guide the neighborhood’s evolution.

The meeting will be held at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., where there will be speakers, interviews, surveys, walking tours and children activities. It’s open to the public.

Specifics: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, June 12, and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 13.

To RSVP, email planning@coralgables.com or call 305-460-5211.

Town Hall Meeting: Tuesday, June 16

Commissioner Vince Lago will hold his first town hall meeting 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 16 at the War Memorial Youth Center, 405 University Dr.

He plans to discuss current city initiatives such as public safety, neighborhood street lighting, citywide traffic calming, the Tree Succession Plan, the Parks and Recreation Master Plan, and Granada Golf improvements.

All residents are welcome to make their comments.

Light refreshments will be provided. For more information call the Office of Communications and Marketing at 305-460-5313.

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