Letters to the Editor

Mayor disrespectful

As a former Miami commissioner, I have never seen a mayor disregard the legislative process to the degree that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has with Liberty City Rising.

He has given the impression that his recommendation for selecting the developer is final.

He has also disrespected District 3 Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, as well as other county commissioners who have the final vote on the recommendation to select the developer.

Every mayor I have known and worked with has always given deference to a commissioner if something major was happening in his or her district.

Darryl Holsendolph’s May 5 letter, We need the new Liberty Square, should be disregarded because he isn’t the authorized spokesperson for the Miami-Dade NAACP. Our president, Dr. Shirley Johnson is that person.

Richard P. Dunn II,

Miami

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