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POLICE Police is the fabric that keeps communities safe and quality of life good for it-s residents. Bad police service kills the community as crime begins to rise and values drop. So why does this council led by a mayor who was a drop out from highschool keep screwing with the police? Could it be he misses his formative years near Opalocka and wants us to become what his boyhood homies miss......drugs rape robbery? Think that this lleader has been caught with tax evasion, foreclosure, stealing yard signs, paying himself with campaign funds from his campaign account. Best friends with the former Sweetwater Mayor? MAKES YOU WONDER!
Mayor and Council Next election we are voting all you corrupted SOB-S out of office. Z your career as a Mayor is over.
WAKE UP FOLKS The city council is trying to purposely sink Miami Springs into financial ruin. That way they can sell the golf course property for building homes, townhouses etc. This idea came from the current council and the ring leader Z.
The golf course coukd be profitable and a great benefit to our community but when you purposely keep a guy running the food and beverage who lines the pockets of the Mayor and council we need to throw all out in April!!!
NEW SCHOOL IS THERE A NEW SCHOOL OPENING IN MIAMI SPRINGS?
Tired No police contract for five years, but yet, in less than one we are well on our way to getting that dream jacuzzi and second recreational center we all are "demanding" and have been dreaming about (sarcasm of course), right mayor? Get the heck outta here! No one is demanding a smaller pool, period! Get over yourself Z! I sure hope the rumors about not being able to secure a loan are true. No bank could be that stupid, and give a city like this a loan for a project like that.
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Springs Taxes Up Nearly 10%
On Monday, September 23rd, 2013, the Miami Springs City Council passed the fiscal budget for 2013 - 2014. It included an increase in the millage rate from 6.9950 to 7.6710. That equates to a 9.66% tax increase.
However, not everyone agreed to the budget in the 4 to 1 vote. Councilman and former mayor, Billy Bain, voted no. Michael Windrem, Zavier Garcia, George Lob, and Jaime Petralanda all voted for the budget during Monday's final budget meeting.
To put the 7.6710 millage rate in perspective, you can compare the Miami Springs millage rate to the proposed millage rates from our neighboring communities:
||72% lower tax rate than Miami Springs
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||19% lower tax rate than Miami Springs
Comment on the 2013 - 2014 budget and the corresponding tax increase on the Miami Springs political forum.
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